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Visiting people on a dairy farm.

Description: Describes life on a dairy farm through the eyes of one Maryland family, the Schwartzbecks.
Date: April 1981
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Filters and Screens for Irrigation Wells.

Description: Describes the purpose of having filters and screens as part of an irrigation system, and how to properly select and install them.
Date: April 1959
Creator: Robinson, A. R. (August Robert), b. 1921
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Selling black walnut timber.

Description: A guide to grading and selling black walnut logs for lumber.
Date: April 1959
Creator: Brush, Warren David, 1881-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Imported Fire Ant: How to Control It.

Description: Describes the characteristics of fire ants, the damage they cause, and methods for control.
Date: April 1958
Creator: United States. Entomology Research Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Nematode disease of wheat and rye.

Description: This document describes the nematode disease of wheat and rye, including: symptoms, cause, geographic distribution, and methods of control of the disease.
Date: April 1957
Creator: Leukel, R. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Potato growing in the South.

Description: Provides detailed information on potato farming in 13 different southern states including cultivation and soil conservation practices, and identifying and controlling diseases and insects.
Date: April 1956
Creator: Dykstra, Theodore P. (Theodore Peter), 1896-1979 & Reid, W. J. (William John), 1902-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Farm fences.

Description: Describes the varieties, the cost, and the construction of fences and fence posts.
Date: April 1954
Creator: Molander, Edward G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Insects and diseases of the pecan and their control.

Description: Describes the characteristics of insects that are damaging to the pecan tree, and methods for their control.
Date: April 1954
Creator: Osburn, Max R. (Max Raymond), 1901-; Phillips, A. M.; Pierce, W. C. (William Clinton), 1906-1965. & Cole, J. R. (John Rufus), 1900-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The dairy herd improvement association program.

Description: A guide to organizing and operating a dairy-herd-improvement association for the purpose of maintaining records used to improve the profitability of herds.
Date: April 1953
Creator: Kendrick, J. F. (James Frank), 1904-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Expansible Farmhouses.

Description: Leaflet showing a floor plan, an illustration, and examples of drawings to be used in constructing an expansible farmhouse. Complete plans were distributed through agricultural extension services.
Date: April 1951
Creator: United States. Bureau of Plant Industry, Soils, and Agricultural Engineering.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Food values in common portions.

Description: Provides composition tables for a variety of foods, and a table of daily dietary allowances for adults and children.
Date: April 1951
Creator: United States. Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Kill barberry bushes that spread stem rust to grains.

Description: Describes how to recognize rust-spreading barberry bushes and how to kill them. Explains how doing so can be beneficial both to individual farmers and the national economy.
Date: April 1950
Creator: United States. Division of Plant Disease Control.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improving poultry through the National Poultry Improvement Plan.

Description: Describes a national plan to improve poultry standards and production in the United States.
Date: April 1949
Creator: Zumbro, Paul B. (Paul Branson), 1904-; Buster, Melvin W. (Melvin Wright), 1894-; Sykes, J. D. (John Douglas), 1902-; Moore, S. A.; Carlson, Roy D., 1914-; Hemstra, L. C. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

School lunch recipes using nonfat dry milk.

Description: A collection of quantity recipes for school lunches using nonfat dry milk. Includes general directions for handling dried milk during the preparation stages.
Date: April 1948
Creator: United States. Bureau of Human Nutrition and Home Economics.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coal handling : repairs and utilities

Description: "This Technical Manual describes uniform methods of coal handling for Army posts, camps, and stations. Methods are presented to insure efficient and economical operation, based on accepted commercial practices adapted to meet requirements of Army installations."
Date: April 1947
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Farmer Jones' timber crop.

Description: Tells a story of a farmer who looks into using his wooded lands for timber, and the process he must go through to accomplish that.
Date: April 1946
Creator: United States. Extension Service.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lesson plans on practical firemanship.

Description: "This Technical Manual is a guide to assist those who train post firefighters. It consists of a series of lesson plans covering each phase of firemanship, and a brief explanation of how to use the plans."
Date: April 1946
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Criminal investigation.

Description: Describes procedures for criminal investigations conducted by military police during wartime. Discusses the purposes and functions of the Security Intelligence Corps (SIC).
Date: April 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Electrical facilities : generating plants, repairs and utilities

Description: "This Technical Manual describes the various types of electric generating equipment used on Army posts and discusses its operation, maintenance, and repair."
Date: April 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Photomail operation.

Description: Describes procedures for signal photomail (microfilmed mail) service operations. Includes instructions for handling V-mail (personal correspondence) as well as official War Department photomail.
Date: April 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Supply, evacuation, and trains, armored units.

Description: An Army field manual "designed as a supply and evacuation guide for armored units.... Covers supply of armored units, evacuation of personnel, prisoners of war, vehicles, and salvage; rail and water transportation and trains in theater of operations."
Date: April 1945
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Watermanship

Description: "The purpose of this manual is three-fold: a. To give you those basic principles of watermanship that will enable you to meet with confidence any emergency that may arise. b. To teach you certain fundamental practices used during small landing-craft operations. c. To show you how to swim small lakes or rivers under combat conditions."
Date: April 25, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Tank destroyer, towed gun platoon.

Description: Describes the organization, tactics, and techniques of the towed tank destroyer platoon.
Date: April 1, 1944
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quartermaster operations.

Description: Describes the organization and functions of the U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps.
Date: April 29, 1943
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department