Musical Squash

Musical Squash

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Date: 1942
Creator: Morgan, Maud
Description: The painting is an abstract of a cut open acorn squash in hues of green and gold against a brown background with a black, musical staff and two clef symbols in the upper right of the canvas. The lower right has abstract shapes in red, green, blue, and brown.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Annual Report of Research and Technologic Work on Coal: Fiscal Year 1942

Annual Report of Research and Technologic Work on Coal: Fiscal Year 1942

Date: May 1943
Creator: Fieldner, Arno Carl
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing studies over the research and technology of coal during 1942. As stated in the introduction, "the annual reports of the research and technologic investigations conducted by the Bureau of Mines on the occurrence, properties, mining, preparation, and uses of coal, of which the present report is the seventh, are intended to be brief summaries of progress" (p. 4). This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Hat

Hat

Date: 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Hat of tan/light brown fur. The cylindrical crown is flat at top, and encircled at base by wide band of dark brown grosgrain ribbon with large bow and trailing ribbons. The flat, medium-width brim is covered in same fur, but is lined in part with black fur. Hat is unlined, allowing view of stiffening mesh under-structure of crown. Inner gray grosgrain ribbon hatband, and an elastic cord to help secure hat to wearer's head.
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Know Your Enemy - Japan!

Know Your Enemy - Japan!

Date: 1942
Creator: Eliot, George Fielding
Description: This American propaganda film from the 1940s sought to educate Americans on the Japanese people, their land, and their alleged plan to take over the Pacific.
Contributing Partner: UNT Media Library
History of Premium Price Plan for Copper, Lead, and Zinc: 1942-47

History of Premium Price Plan for Copper, Lead, and Zinc: 1942-47

Date: January 1950
Creator: Olund, H. E.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the Premium Price Plan of copper, lead, and zinc. The Premium Price Plan is described, and cost and production data is presented. This report includes tables, and illustrations
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Hat

Hat

Date: 1940/1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Hat of midnight blue silk jersey, with flat turban effect in front and draping at sides and back. Brimless with draped loop at the back. Loop is multicolored with bands of light blue, fuchsia and chartreuse sewn together giving striped effect. Elastic strap to secure hat to wearer's head.
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Hat

Hat

Date: 1942
Creator: unknown
Description: Hat of natural-colored straw. The domed crown is of patterned woven straw, forming a lace effect. Around the base of the crown is a wide band of light brown grosgrain ribbon, with a bow and trailing ends. The wide brim, of matching straw, curves upwards. The hat is unlined, with an inner hatband of light brown grosgrain ribbon around inside lower edge of the crown. There are no labels or tags in the hat.
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Consumer rationing in World War Two

Consumer rationing in World War Two

Date: 1979
Creator: Massmann, Robert E.
Description: An overview of rationing, ration points, ration books, and ration coupons as instituted in the United States during World War II. Includes examples of ration points and stamps.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1942

Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1942

Date: 1944
Creator: Adams, William W.
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
Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1942

Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1942

Date: 1944
Creator: Adams, W. W.
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
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