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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

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

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

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

Lubricating-oil sprays for use on dormant fruit trees.

Description: Provides instructions for the preparation, storage, and use of lubricating-oil emulsions for orchard spraying.
Date: April 1933
Creator: Quaintance, A. L. (Altus Lacy), 1870-1958; Newcomer, E. J. (Erval Jackson), 1890- & Porter, B. A. (Bennet Allen), 1892-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Rural buildings for business and social uses.

Description: Describes how rural community buildings can be used in social and business functions.
Date: April 1930
Creator: Nason, W. C. (Wayne Crocker), b. 1874
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How to control grasshoppers in cereal and forage crops.

Description: Describes the grasshopper, the damage it causes to crops, and methods of control.
Date: April 1932
Creator: Parker, J. R. (John Robert), 1884- & Walton, William Randolph, 1873-1952.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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

Fattening Steers in the Corn Belt.

Description: Describes feeder cattle and the varieties of feed used to fatten steers in the Corn Belt.
Date: April 1924
Creator: Black, W. H. (William Henry), 1888-1949
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Theory of ballooning.

Description: A general guide to piloting a free balloon.
Date: April 25, 1940
Creator: United States. War Department.
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