Insects affecting the cotton plant.

Insects affecting the cotton plant.

Date: June 7, 1909
Creator: United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
Description: Describes certain insect pests of cotton, their life cycles, and methods for control.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Study of Non-Traditional Resist Materials and Techniques for Pattern Dyeing

Study of Non-Traditional Resist Materials and Techniques for Pattern Dyeing

Date: August 1966
Creator: Williams, Shirlee R.
Description: Both the challenges and rewards of pattern dyeing motivated an examination of resist materials, the subject of this study. The first part of the problem was to investigate new materials and those not previously used for dye resists. The second part was to test some of the traditional resisting agents in non-traditional ways. The selected materials were evaluated for their effectiveness as dye resists and for their usefulness to the artist-craftsman. They were also compared to traditional techniques to determine any advantages they may or may not have over previous resist materials.
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Selection of cotton fabrics.

Selection of cotton fabrics.

Date: July 1931
Creator: O'Brien, Ruth, b. 1892.
Description: Describes varieties of cotton fabrics and provides suggestions for their use in clothing and other sewn products. Provides suggestions for evaluating the quality of cotton fabrics.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Preliminary Design for Wall Hanging

Preliminary Design for Wall Hanging

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1926
Creator: Albers, Anni
Description: None
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Folk Art in Texas

Folk Art in Texas

Date: 1985
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about popular folk art of Texas, including basket weaving, hat-making, yard art, sculptures, murals, cemetery art, quilt-making, tattoo art, and other miscellaneous folk art. The index begins on page 198.
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[Close-Up Textile Sample]

[Close-Up Textile Sample]

Date: August 18, 1980
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a patterned textile in the fashion collection.
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Banner: Pistol

Banner: Pistol

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1964
Creator: Lichtenstein, Roy
Description: None
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Prison Productions: Textiles and Other Military Supplies from State Penitentiaries in the Trans-Mississippi Theater during the American Civil War

Prison Productions: Textiles and Other Military Supplies from State Penitentiaries in the Trans-Mississippi Theater during the American Civil War

Date: August 2011
Creator: Derbes, Brett J.
Description: This thesis examines the state penitentiaries of Louisiana, Arkansas, and Texas that became sources of wartime supplies during the Civil War. A shortage of industry in the southwest forced the Confederacy to use all manufactories efficiently. Penitentiary workshops and textile mills supplied a variety of cloth, wood, and iron products, but have received minimal attention in studies of logistics. Penitentiary textile mills became the largest domestic supplier of cloth to Confederate quartermasters, aid societies, citizens, slaves, and indigent families. This study examines how penitentiary workshops converted to wartime production and determines their contribution to the Confederate war effort. The identification of those who produced, purchased, distributed, and used penitentiary goods will enhance our knowledge of overall Confederate supply.
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Fitting dresses and blouses.

Fitting dresses and blouses.

Date: May 1927
Creator: Campbell, Maude.
Description: A guide to fitting and alteration of commercial sewing patterns and finished clothing for women.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Ginning cotton.

Ginning cotton.

Date: November 1956
Creator: Bennett, Charles A. (Charles Abel), b. 1889.
Description: Describes the importance of the ginning process, and the means for ginning the highest quality cotton.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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