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Vase

Vase

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Date: 1936~
Creator: Aalto, Alvar
Description: Three-quarters angle view of green glass vase.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Woman dressed up]

[Woman dressed up]

Date: 1936
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Description: Photograph of a woman from Texas Christian University, dressed up.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Occurrence, Properties, and Preparation of Limestone and Chalk for Whiting

Occurrence, Properties, and Preparation of Limestone and Chalk for Whiting

Date: 1937
Creator: Wilson, Hewitt & Skinner, Kenneth G.
Description: From Introduction: "To encourage the domestic industry, the Bureau of Mines in 1931 undertook a study of the preparation of whiting from American raw materials and a comparison of the finished products with European whitings."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Shoes

Shoes

Date: 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of white leather shoes. Designed with a rounded open toe, the shoes have white leather uppers with straps across instep that cross and connect sides. Uppers edged with narrow sewn edge. Modified chunky Louis heel covered in white leather. Stamped inside: "Bob Shoe / For Style and Comfort" and "Made in / Hong Kong"
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1936

Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1936

Date: 1939
Creator: Adams, W. W.; Geyer, L. E. & Parry, M. G.
Description: Report compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Mines including statistics on fatal and non-fatal accidents in coal mines located in the United States as well as data regarding the various operations (e.g., number of miners employed and average production). The information is organized into tables for comparison and the text draws some overall conclusions in the summary.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Metal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1936

Metal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1936

Date: 1939
Creator: Adams, W. W. & Kolhos, M. E.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines covering accidents that happened in metal mines located in the United States including statistics for injuries, fatalities, kinds and causes of accidents, and operational data, such as number of mine workers and shifts worked.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1936

Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1936

Date: 1938
Creator: Adams, William W. & Wrenn, Virginia E.
Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which is a compilation of accidents in quarries located in the United States with data regarding the number and kinds of accidents as well as information about the mining operations (e.g., number of men employed, kinds of quarries, amount of work performed, etc.).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Beyond the Merchants of Death: the Senate Munitions Inquiry of the 1930s and its Role in Twentieth-Century American History

Beyond the Merchants of Death: the Senate Munitions Inquiry of the 1930s and its Role in Twentieth-Century American History

Date: May 1996
Creator: Coulter, Matthew Ware
Description: The Senate Munitions Committee of 1934-1936, chaired by Gerald Nye of North Dakota, provided the first critical examination of America's modern military establishment. The committee approached its task guided by the optimism of the progressive Social Gospel and the idealism of earlier times, but in the middle of the munitions inquiry the nation turned to new values represented in Reinhold Niebuhr's realism and Franklin D. Roosevelt's Second New Deal. By 1936, the committee found its views out of place in a nation pursuing a new course and in a world threatening to break out in war. Realist historians writing in the cold war period (1945-1990) closely linked the munitions inquiry to isolationism and created a one-dimensional history in which the committee chased evil "merchants of death." The only book-length study of the munitions investigation, John Wiltz's In Search of Peace, published in 1963, provided a realist interpretation. The munitions inquiry went beyond the merchants of death in its analysis of the post-World War I American military establishment. A better understanding emerges when the investigation is considered not only within an isolationist framework, but also as part of the intellectual, cultural, and political history of the interwar years. In particular, Franklin ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Little Girl's Dress

Little Girl's Dress

Date: 1936
Creator: Alesta, Bertie
Description: Little girl's dress of peach silk crepe. Embroidered smocking of purple flowers, greenery, and grey decorative stitches on rounded neckline; purple flower embroidery on body of dress. Center back closure of two snaps. Short, puffed sleeves. Unlined.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Report of the Chief of the Forest Service: 1937

Report of the Chief of the Forest Service: 1937

Date: 1937
Creator: United States. Forest Service.
Description: Annual report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service describing activities of the organization, expenditures and receipts, and a discussion of other relevant topics for the fiscal year.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Report of the Chief of the Forest Service: 1936

Report of the Chief of the Forest Service: 1936

Date: 1936
Creator: United States. Forest Service.
Description: Annual report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service describing activities of the organization, expenditures and receipts, and a discussion of other relevant topics for the fiscal year.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
To the Berlin Games the Olympic Movement in Germany from 1896-1936

To the Berlin Games the Olympic Movement in Germany from 1896-1936

Date: May 1984
Creator: Durick, William Gerard
Description: This thesis examines Imperial, Weimar, and Nazi Germany's attempt to use the Berlin Olympic Games to bring its citizens together in national consciousness and simultaneously enhance Germany's position in the international community. The sources include official documents issued by both the German and American Olympic Committees as well as newspaper reports of the Olympic proceedings. This eight chapter thesis discusses chronologically the beginnings of the Olympic movement in Imperial Germany, its growth during the Weimar and Nazi periods, and its culmination in the 1936 Berlin Games. Each German government built and improved upon the previous government's Olympic experiences with the National Socialist regime of Adolf Hitler reaping the benefits of forty years of German Olympic participation and preparation.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Report of the Twenty-Sixth National Conference on Weights and Measures, 1936

Report of the Twenty-Sixth National Conference on Weights and Measures, 1936

Date: June 1937
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Description: Report of the annual conference on weights and measures, hosted by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards in Washington D.C. It includes conference proceedings, a list of attendees, information about committees and officers, and other reports or commentaries discussed at the meetings.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Report on the Agricultural Experiment Stations, 1936

Report on the Agricultural Experiment Stations, 1936

Date: August 1937
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: Volume provides a summary of the progress of each agricultural experiment station. Also includes statistics and selected studies. Subject index begins on page 199.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
The Opinions of Spanish Women Concerning the Transition from the Dictatorship to the Democracy in Spain in 1975

The Opinions of Spanish Women Concerning the Transition from the Dictatorship to the Democracy in Spain in 1975

Date: Autumn 2005
Creator: Church, Kellye
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing how women in Spain during the dictatorship of Francisco Franco viewed the dictator, how those women view their political positions today, how much their positions have changed, and how do they compare Franco's government with the current democracy.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Personnel Study of North Texas State Teachers College Lettermen from 1936 to 1946 as to Military and Scholastic Attainments During World War II

Personnel Study of North Texas State Teachers College Lettermen from 1936 to 1946 as to Military and Scholastic Attainments During World War II

Date: August 1947
Creator: Curnutt, Wilburn
Description: The purposes of this study are (1) to determine military and scholastic achievements made by North Texas State Teachers College lettermen during World War II; (2) to make tabulations of these achievements; and (3) to provide references and data on these athletes during World War II.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Plaza Cafe exterior Shreveport]

[Plaza Cafe exterior Shreveport]

Date: 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Plaza Café's exterior during the day in 1936. Plaza Café has several signs on its top ledges such as: "Plaza Cafe, Delicious Mexican Food, and Fried Chicken and Steaks." Written on back: "1936, Shreveport - return to Frank Cuellar Sr. - Dallas, TX."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Weeding Out the Undesirables: the Red Scare in Texas Higher Education, 1936-1958

Weeding Out the Undesirables: the Red Scare in Texas Higher Education, 1936-1958

Date: August 2014
Creator: Bynum, Katherine E.
Description: When the national Democratic Party began to transform to progressive era politics because of the New Deal, conservative reactionaries turned against the social welfare programs and used red scare tactics to discredit liberal and progressive New Deal Democrat professors in higher education. This process continued during the Second World War, when the conservatives in Texas lumped fascism and communism in order to anchor support and fire and threaten professors and administrators for advocating or teaching “subversive doctrine.” In 1948 Texas joined other southern states and followed the Dixiecrat movement designed to return the Democratic Party to its original pro-business and segregationist philosophy. Conservatives who wanted to bolster their Cold Warrior status in Texas also played upon the fears of spreading communism during the Cold War, and passed several repressive laws intended to silence unruly students and entrap professors by claiming they advocated communist doctrine. The fight culminated during the Civil Rights movement, when conservatives in the state attributed subversive or communist behavior to civil rights organizations, and targeted higher education to protect segregated universities. In order to return the national Democratic Party to the pro-business, segregationist philosophy established at the early twentieth century, conservatives used redbaiting tactics to thwart the ...
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Experiment Station Record, Volume 74, January-June, 1936

Experiment Station Record, Volume 74, January-June, 1936

Date: 1937
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: Volume provides abstracts of agricultural experiments conducted during the year. Also includes statistics, convention reports, bulletins, and bibliographies. Name and subject indexes start on page 897.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Experiment Station Record, Volume 73, July-December, 1935

Experiment Station Record, Volume 73, July-December, 1935

Date: 1936
Creator: United States. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: Volume provides abstracts of agricultural experiments conducted during the year. Also includes statistics, convention reports, bulletins, and bibliographies. Name and subject indexes start on page 897.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
The Preparation and Work of High School Teachers in Collin County

The Preparation and Work of High School Teachers in Collin County

Date: August 1937
Creator: Alexander, Mabel Parker
Description: "The aim of this study is to examine some of the factors and conditions underlying the preparation and work of the high school teachers in Collin County for the year 1936-1937 only. In finding and tabulating the existing factors and conditions, it is hoped that this will be of help in making improvements in the present schedule for the training of high school teachers."--leaf 2
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Commencement Invitation for North Texas State Teachers College Commencement, August 19, 1936]

[Commencement Invitation for North Texas State Teachers College Commencement, August 19, 1936]

Date: August 1936
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College
Description: Commencement invitation for the 1936 graduating class of North Texas State Teachers College. Printed on the invitation are the words, "The faculty and the graduating class of the North Texas State Teachers College invite you to be present at the Commencement Exercises Wednesday, August nineteenth nineteen hundred and thirty-six at eight o'clock in the evening Open Air Auditorium. Denton, Texas."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Revised Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 19, 1936]

[Revised Commencement Program for North Texas State Teachers College, August 19, 1936]

Date: August 1936
Creator: North Texas State Teachers College
Description: Commencement program for the 1936 graduating class of the North Texas State Teachers College. Printed on the cover are the words, "The Twenty-Fourth Annual Summer. Commencement of North Texas State Teachers College. Denton, Texas. (Revised Edition). Wednesday, August the nineteenth. Nineteen hundred and thirty-six at at eight o'clock in the evening. The Recreation Park." The program includes the order of service and a list of graduates for both the baccalaureate and masters degrees.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Oral History Interview with David Allred, November 13, 1968

Oral History Interview with David Allred, November 13, 1968

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Date: September 30, 1971
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Allred, David
Description: Interview with former member of the Texas House of Representatives David Allred, a journalist from Wichita Falls and son of former Democratic Governor James V. Allred. The interview includes Allred's personal experiences while serving as a member of the Special Session of the Sixtieth Legislature, as well as his views on revenue legislation, the reform of liquor laws, increases in state sales tax, changes in House rules, and beer and liquor lobbies. The interview also includes Allred's comments on fellow politicians and other House members.
Contributing Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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