Historic Archaeology of the Johnson and Jones Farmsteads in the Ray Roberts Lake Area: 1850-1950

Historic Archaeology of the Johnson and Jones Farmsteads in the Ray Roberts Lake Area: 1850-1950

Date: 1996
Creator: University of North Texas. Institute of Applied Sciences.
Description: This study represents the findings of research done on the Jones and Johnson farms, "situated in Johnson Branch Park in the north-central portion of the Ray Roberts Lake area." The purpose of the study was to offset future disturbances and damages to these farmsteads, and it includes "archival investigations, architectural documentation, oral-history interviews of long-time area residents and family members, farm equipment and artifact analyses, archaeological excavations, stabilization measures, and the development of interpretative exhibits for area schools, museums, and the general public" (p. i).
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
A Study of the Development and Design of Colonial American Furniture

A Study of the Development and Design of Colonial American Furniture

Date: January 1954
Creator: Moss, Lewis Morten
Description: An attempt will be made in this study to arrange the furniture of Colonial America into a proper sequence relative to the development and changes made in their design and construction.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Temple Construction]

[Temple Construction]

Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a construction site in the Yakushiji Temple Complex of Nara, Japan. Metal poles intersect the image in the foreground. Two men in construction clothing are visible in the upper foreground on the wooden structure. More metal poles are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[House detail]

[House detail]

Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a house in Kyoto, Japan. The house exterior is visible in the foreground. It is constructed of wooden slats and white walls.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Wooden house]

[Wooden house]

Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a wooden house in Kyoto, Japan. A section of the house is visible in the foreground. The houses is constructed of thin wooden slats.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Toulouse]

[Toulouse]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of an unfinished building in Toulouse, France. The building is visible in the foreground next to a pile of pipes. Smaller houses are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Construction Site]

[Construction Site]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a construction site in Mexico. The building site sits in the center of the frame. On the left side of the site, a row of deck chairs are visible. Other buildings and trees are visible behind the building site. The front of the building is still open and workers are visible on each floor.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[House under construction]

[House under construction]

Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a house under construction in Shigaraki, Japan. A portion of the house frame is visible in the foreground. There is a pile of wooden beams on the floor of the house. Other buildings are visible through the house frame and to the left of the image in the background.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Construction site]

[Construction site]

Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a house under construction in Shigaraki, Japan. The side of the house is visible in the foreground. A white truck and a pile of dirt sit in front of the house. The roof is complete but the walls are not finished on the house. A workman is visible on the second story through the house frame.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Construction Site]

[Construction Site]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a construction site in Mexico. A partially built house sits on a street next to a white finished house in the foreground. Two shirtless workers are visible at the site.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Construction Scaffolding]

[Construction Scaffolding]

Date: June 1984
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of construction scaffolding in Hangzhou, China. A bamboo fence crosses the foreground. Through the break in the fence, a bamboo ramp leads up to scaffolding. Trees are visible in the background behind the construction site.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Liability of Texas Municipalities Under Torts For Construction, Maintenance and Repair of Streets and Sidewalks

Liability of Texas Municipalities Under Torts For Construction, Maintenance and Repair of Streets and Sidewalks

Date: 1942
Creator: Waits, Edwin Bill
Description: The purpose of this study is to make a survey of the liability of municipal corporations in Texas for the construction, repair, and maintenance of their streets and sidewalks, and for injuries sustained by the traveling public through defects in same.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Building during construction]

[Building during construction]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a lot with a building being constructed. The building has siding and shingles on, but windows have not been installed.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Building in mid-construction]

[Building in mid-construction]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large one story building in the process of being constructed. The siding and roof are on the house, but the windows have not yet been installed.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Worker at Manual Arts Building]

[Worker at Manual Arts Building]

Date: [1914..1974]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a worker using a hammer to put a hole in the wall of the Manual Arts Building. This photograph was taken when the building was being razed.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Brick Wall]

[Brick Wall]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a brick wall in Acapulco de Juárez, Mexico. The photograph was taken at a construction site with unfinished walls. The wall is visible on the right side with a chain link fence on the left. Wooden beams support the wall. Steel rods stick up from the top of the wall. A palm tree is visible behind the fence.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Construction]

[Construction]

Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a construction area at the Yakushiji Temple in Nara, Japan. In the foreground, wood constructions are visible. An arm is visible in the top right of the frame. Legs are visible through the opening in the bottom left corner.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Brick Construction]

[Brick Construction]

Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a construction site in Acapulco de Juárez, Mexico. Two brick walls with wooden support beams are visible in the foreground. Cars on a street are visible through a gap in the wall.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
[Flint stone cottage]

[Flint stone cottage]

Date: August 31, 1960
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of a house constructed of flint stones in St. Albans, England. A low fence is visible in the foreground in front of the house. Flowers and plants are visible between the front of the house and the fence.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
A Comparative History of Certain Phases of Early Railway Construction, Financing, and Administration in England, France, Germany, and the United States

A Comparative History of Certain Phases of Early Railway Construction, Financing, and Administration in England, France, Germany, and the United States

Date: June 1940
Creator: Fisher, George William
Description: This thesis contrasts railroading history in England, France, Germany, and the United States to highlight the differences and similarities between them.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
An Analysis of Designs and Materials to Determine Sound School Building Construction

An Analysis of Designs and Materials to Determine Sound School Building Construction

Date: 1952
Creator: Newsom, J. Elvin
Description: The purpose of the study was to analyze the materials used in industry and school plant building in order to determine the types and designs of buildings which will best meet the needs of our schools both today and in the future.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, November 20, 1897]

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, November 20, 1897]

Date: November 20, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore that covers his activities, the weather, the crops, and the farm's animals. He wrote that Linnet was invited to a party. He also shares his views on several members of their community. He recounts the work to churn butter. He also writes about building a chimney. He recounts Linnet's work around the house and on the farm.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, October 29 - November 1, 1897]

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Mary Moore, October 29 - November 1, 1897]

Date: October 29, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Letter from Charles Moore to his wife Mary in which he writes about a trip Linnet is making to a fair. He also writes about picking cotton; what he has to eat; the pear crop; and requests information on family and friends. He writes about the building project he in involved in. Linnet reports on the fair she attended. She had fun, but the fair was "a poor thing." He said Linnet's trip cost $2.30. He lists who was at the fair and what they did. He discusses the rain and its effect on different crops. He states that there were four new cases of yellow fever at Memphis. He lists the activities and chores performed by Linnet. He updates Mary on the people he has seen and heard from.
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[Letter from Linnet and C. B.  Moore to Mary Moore and Birdie McGee, Noveber 7, 1893]

[Letter from Linnet and C. B. Moore to Mary Moore and Birdie McGee, Noveber 7, 1893]

Date: November 7, 1897
Creator: Moore, Linnet & Moore, Charles B.
Description: Letter from Linnet Moore to her mother, Mary Moore, and her cousin Birdie McGee. Linnet writes about the trip she made with her father to by a cape, some shoes, and some flour. She gives the details of the party she threw and a list of the individuals who attended. She expects the house to be done by next week. Mary Kennedy and her mother are moving to Dallas. She said she was invited on a trip with friends, but could not go as it would require an overnight stay. Charles B. Moore wrote to Mary Moore that the house is ready for the shingles. He updates Mary on the crops; the health of family and friends; her flowers
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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