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Quadrula aurea, Specimen #1668

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; orange external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of pustules. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: June 11, 2011
Creator: Hammontree, Sarah; Mabe, Jeffery; Pulliam, Lauren & Perry, Heather
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula aurea, Specimen #1669

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; orange external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: June 11, 2011
Creator: Hammontree, Sarah; Mabe, Jeffery; Perry, Heather & Pulliam, Lauren
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula aurea, Specimen #1671

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; orange external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: June 11, 2011
Creator: Hammontree, Sarah; Mabe, Jeffery; Perry, Heather & Pulliam, Lauren
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Megalonaias nervosa, Specimen #1654

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; moderately thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: June 11, 2011
Creator: Hammontree, Sarah; Pulliam, Lauren; Perry, Heather & Mabe, Jeffery
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Megalonaias nervosa, Specimen #1655

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; moderately thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: June 11, 2011
Creator: Hammontree, Sarah; Pulliam, Lauren; Perry, Heather & Mabe, Jeffery
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula aurea, Specimen #1667

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; orange external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: June 11, 2011
Creator: Hammontree, Sarah; Pulliam, Lauren; Mabe, Jeffery & Perry, Heather
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula aurea, Specimen #1670

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; orange external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: June 11, 2011
Creator: Hammontree, Sarah; Mabe, Jeffery; Perry, Heather & Pulliam, Lauren
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
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Madstones and Twisters

Description: Collection information about weather, plant and animal lore in Texas and Mexico. It also discusses folk remedies, folktales about tornadoes, information about prairie dogs, and ghost stories.
Date: 1958
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Partner: UNT Press
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Madstones and Twisters

Description: Collection of information about weather, plant and animal lore in Texas and Mexico. It also discusses folk remedies, folktales about tornadoes, information about prairie dogs, and ghost stories.
Date: 2017
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Partner: UNT Press
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[Tex Tan's Trees]

Description: Document of an article from the Tex Tan Western Leather Co. about the different types of trees and the varieties of trees it can be covered by. The article explains the anatomy of a tree as well as the sizes and styles that can be provided for a horse. An advertisement of the costs of the trees is also present with the inventory being displayed as a wholesale item.
Date: [1877..1939]
Creator: Tex Tan Western Leather Company
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Directions to correctly adjust equipment on a horse]

Description: Document of the directions given from the Tex Tan Western Leather Company on how to properly adjust the equipment on a horse. The infographic includes a picture of a horse and the equipment labeled on each part of the horses' body. Specific instructions and the use of each part of the equipment are also written in order to inform the reader of the uses and the effects of the equipment on the horse.
Date: [1877..1939]
Creator: Tex Tan Western Leather Company
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Net Price List No. 11]

Description: Document of a net price list of the Texas Tanning and Manufacturing Company of the catalog inventory of the materials. The company is also manufacturers of the "Hereford' Brand for leather goods as well. Some of the goods include collars, harnesses, saddles, strap goods, belts, and other novelties.
Date: January 1939
Creator: Texas Tanning and Manufacturing Company
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Sell Yourself Successful by Cliff Long]

Description: Document of Cliff Long's "Sell Yourself Successful," a book regarding Long's attitude toward life. He shares his views on what he believes is successful in life as a salesman and wants to share what he has learned throughout his life. He believes people can become successful from any starting point as he was first a farm boy and then turned into a sales manager.
Date: [1877..1939]
Creator: Long, Cliff
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Three Rs and an L]

Description: Document of a photocopied article written by John Furneaux regarding the leatherworking courses in Yoakum's high schools. The students receive school credit from the classes and have a high-interest rate for both boys and girls. After the students graduate from the course, the students will receive a kit of tools that will let them pursue their leatherworking skills in the future.
Date: [1877..1939]
Creator: Furneaux, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Unidentified photocopied images]

Description: Document of three unidentifiable photocopied images on a page. The images are gray and faint but have a vague structure of buildings and machines. However, it is difficult to fully decipher the images due to their indeterminate shape.
Date: [1877..1939]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Big Fire Flares Up Saturday during demolishing work at Tannery]

Description: Document of an article from the Herald Times regarding a large fire that occurred at the developing Tex Tan in South Yoakum. The building was set on fire due to a mistake during the demolition process of the tannery building in order to construct the new Tex Tan location. Firefighters went through strenuous work in order to put out the fire and were successful as no injuries were reported.
Date: May 30, 1974
Creator: Brier, Leo
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[Leather Bound Town]

Description: Document of an article and images of advertisements in the Yoakum Herald Times. The article is the recent news about how Yoakum is known for its leather industry and the Tex Tan Western Leather Company. The images are the new sales in Yoakum, creating a break in the reading, and the article continues to state the growth of Tex Tan and its success in its production of leather goods.
Date: August 15, 1974
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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