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Modernizing farmhouses.

Description: Describes methods for updating farmhouses with modern conveniences.
Date: April 1936
Creator: Ashby, Wallace, b. 1890 & Nash, Walter H. (Walter Howard), 1896-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fire-protective construction on the farm.

Description: Describes the damage that can occur to property and people as a result of fire; and discusses various farm construction projects that prevent a fire or offer protection should a fire occur.
Date: April 1939
Creator: United States. Bureau of Chemistry and Soils.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Fish as food.

Description: Describes the composition, cost, and nutritive value of fish and other seafoods. Includes sample menus. Discusses methods of preparing seafood for market.
Date: April 6, 1907
Creator: United States. Department of Agriculture.
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

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

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

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

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

Cranberry harvesting and handling.

Description: Recommends methods of harvesting, handling, storing, and packing cranberries in preparation for market. Discusses the function of cooperative cranberry organizations in relation to sales and prices.
Date: April 1924
Creator: Franklin, Henry J. (Henry James), 1883-1958; Darrow, George M. (George McMillan), 1889- & Malde, O. G. (Ole Gustav), 1880-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

How to Get Rid of Rats.

Description: Describes methods of eliminating a rat infestation in terms of food sources, poisons, trapping, and rat proofing. Also describes the natural enemies and diseases of rats, and the benefits of community cooperation in their control.
Date: April 1923
Creator: Silver, James, b. 1890
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Preparation of peaches for market.

Description: Discusses the losses caused by improper packing of peaches for the market. Provides descriptions of how peaches are to be picked, packaged, and made ready to be sold.
Date: April 1922
Creator: Samson, H. W. (Harold Willis), 1888-1927
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Work of the United States Forest Service.

Description: Discusses forest depletion and provides a history of forest conservation efforts by the United States government. Describes the work of the the Civilian Conservation Corps and other emergency projects, and discusses forest and range research.
Date: April 1940
Creator: United States. Forest Service.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department