Dress

Dress

Date: 1969/1970
Creator: DHJ Industries
Description: Maxi paper bridesmaid dress of Reemay spun polyester "paper". The long dress is printed with a pattern of impressionistic flowers in greens, pink, blues and purples on a yellow ground. It has a high, rounded neckline with no collar, and opens with a zipper at center back from collar to just above waist. The long, fitted sleeves have a thin band at cuff which extends to be tied into a bow. Empire waistline, from which extend box pleats. The dress appears to have a full, floor-length skirt, but the skirt is actually divided, forming pant legs. No designer labels in garment, but original tag is preserved with it: Obverse: "'Wear-a-while'* / Fashions / with / Reemay [trademark symbol] / Du Pont's Fabulous / New 100% Spun Bonded Polyester / DuPont Reemay brings an entirely new quality to 'conven- / ience fashions'. It has an unusual surface appearance, it / is strong and it is colorfast. Garments of Reemay may be / washed a few times and need no ironing if you use / normal wash-and-wear procedures / DHJ Industries Inc. / [trademark symbol] Registered Du Pont Trademark / * Trademark of / DHJ Industries, Inc." Reverse: "Du Pont / Reemay ...
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National Highways preliminary map of the state of Texas: showing sixty-two hundred miles of national highways proposed by the National Highways Association, Washington, D.C.

National Highways preliminary map of the state of Texas: showing sixty-two hundred miles of national highways proposed by the National Highways Association, Washington, D.C.

Date: April 1916
Creator: National Highways Association
Description: Blue line political map of Texas with proposed highways in red. Various statistics are shown in the bottom left corner. Scale 1:1,000,000
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Rare Book and Texana Collections
Floating-Decimal Matrix Inversion

Floating-Decimal Matrix Inversion

Date: April 1955
Creator: Trantham, F. M.
Description: Use of Crout Method in floating-decimal notation in IBM Model I Card-Programmed Calculator.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Extraction of Thorium Nitrate from Nitric Acid by TBP - "Ultrasene"

Extraction of Thorium Nitrate from Nitric Acid by TBP - "Ultrasene"

Date: October 1956
Creator: Siddall, Thomas H.
Description: Equilibrium data are presented for the distribution of thorium nitrate and nitric acid between aqueous solutions and tri-n-butyl phosphate diluted with kerosene.
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Heavy-Water-Moderated Power Reactors: a Status Report

Heavy-Water-Moderated Power Reactors: a Status Report

Date: March 1960
Creator: Babcock, Dale Friend
Description: From introduction: "Evaluation of the present economic and technological status of power reactors that are cooled and moderated by heavy water and fueled with natural uranium."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department