Fortress of the Sky

Fortress of the Sky

Date: 1943
Creator: Knox, Gordon; Burnside, Norman & Gudebrod, G. David
Description: This film shows the work that everyone from Boeing researchers to factory workers put in to Boeing aircraft.
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Coal-Mine Explosions and Coal- and Metal-Mine Fires in the United States During the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1943

Coal-Mine Explosions and Coal- and Metal-Mine Fires in the United States During the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1943

Date: February 1944
Creator: Harrington, D. & Fene, W. J.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing coal mine fires and explosions during the fiscal year of 1943. Causes of the fires and explosions are presented, as well as the number of fatalities from each. This report includes tables, and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Red  Votive Lights

Red Votive Lights

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1943
Creator: MacIver, Loren
Description: This abstract painting on wood includes various hues of red with touches of purple and green.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Starve the Squander Bug : buy more war bonds.

Starve the Squander Bug : buy more war bonds.

Date: 1943
Creator: Seuss, Dr.
Description: Long, narrow poster formed as a banner. At each end of the banner is a red area with green circle, in front of which is an image of the "Squander Bug" eating money. Text in black and green on gray center section.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Eat the Basic 7-- every day! : eat a lunch that packs a punch!

Eat the Basic 7-- every day! : eat a lunch that packs a punch!

Date: 1943
Creator: United States. War Food Administration.
Description: Contains a circular chart showing seven basic food groups surrounded by cartoons demonstrating the benefits of each food group. In the center of the wheel chart is a red and blue logo of a family, with the caption: "U.S. needs us strong, eat the Basic 7 every day".
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Gloves

Gloves

Date: 1943/1949
Creator: Daché, Lilly
Description: Glove of pale blue-gray cotton with green undertone. Hands have seams on outside; running stitch of same color; wrists widen and dip in V shape on thumb side; pinkie finger side of wrist features a large scalloped edge. Label sewn in right glove: "Gloves / Designed by / Lilly Dache", with "7" in a circle indicating size.
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Annual Report of Research and Technologic Work on Coal: Fiscal Year 1943

Annual Report of Research and Technologic Work on Coal: Fiscal Year 1943

Date: February 1944
Creator: Fieldner, Arno Carl; Beltz, J. C. & Fisher, P. L.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the annual report over the research and technology of coal during 1943. The report describes mining methods, and properties of coal. This report includes tables, illustrations, photographs, and a map.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Newsmap. Monday, July 5, 1943 : week of June 24 to July 1, 199th week of the war, 81st week of U.S. participation

Newsmap. Monday, July 5, 1943 : week of June 24 to July 1, 199th week of the war, 81st week of U.S. participation

Date: July 5, 1943
Creator: [United States.] Army Orientation Course
Description: Front: Text describes action on various war fronts: Army Air Forces. HQ. Air Adjutant General. Publication Division. Maps: [Military action throughout Europe, northern Tunisia and Libya]; Area[s] controlled by Japanese [New Guinea and the Solomon Islands]. Drawing: Low-level strafing attack by a flight of twin-engined DB-3A medium bombers. Photographs: Airfield on Adak, Aleutian Islands; Navy Ventura bomber warms up on landing strip; Parachute bombs at Salamaua. Back: Drawings and text describe survival tactics for those who must abandon ship.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Skirt Suit

Skirt Suit

Date: [1943..1945]
Creator: Adrian, Gilbert
Description: Two-piece daytime skirt suit of Mexican homespun cotton consisting of: A) Jacket. Body of jacket is purple, long sleeves and collarless yoke of green, with a narrow band of rose inserted below yoke in front. Jacket has padded shoulders and is slightly fitted, and closes with hooks and eyes in front. Small string tie at waist. Fully lined in purple silk. Designer label inside: "Adrian / Original" B) Skirt. Skirt is purple, below knee-length, of slim design flaring slightly. Was altered to lengthen, and then restored to original length. Side zipper closure, and waistband has snap and two hook-and-eye closures. No Labels. A hat was made to go with the suit by Henry's, Dallas, accession number 1967.002.003
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Report on the Agricultural Experiment Stations, 1944

Report on the Agricultural Experiment Stations, 1944

Date: January 1945
Creator: U.S. Department of Agriculture. Agricultural Research Administration. Office of Experiment Stations.
Description: Volume provides a summary of the progress of each agricultural experiment station. Also includes statistics, discussions of foreign investigations, and selected studies.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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