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Filling and Emptying Systems, Millers Ferry and Jones Bluff Locks, Alabama River, Alabama: Hydraulic Model Investigation

Description: Report providing results of hydrualic model investigations to test a new type of lock filling and emptying system to determine the final suggested construction for the Millers Ferry Lock in the Alabama River.
Date: March 1966
Creator: Ables, Jackson H., Jr. & Boyd, M. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Raymond Howard with Horse]

Description: Photograph of Raymond Howard holding the lead of a horse. Two cars can be seen parked in the background. This photograph was taken either in Montgomery, Alabama or Pike Road, Alabama.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Raymond Howard with Horse]

Description: Photograph of Raymond Howard holding a horse's lead. Two cars can be seen parked in the background. This photograph was taken either in Montgomery, Alabama or Pike Road, Alabama.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Men at Podium]

Description: Photograph of a man talking into a microphone at a podium, surrounded by several other men. The man speaking may be Raymond Howard. A sign is attached to the podium, which reads: The trend is to polled Herefords. This picture was taken either in Montgomery, Alabama, Pike Road, Alabama, or Blooming Grove, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Men at Podium Behind Horse]

Description: Photograph of four men standing behind a podium that features two images of a cow. They are surrounded by several other men, and a horse stands in front of the podium. One of the men may be Raymond Howard. This picture may have been taken in Montgomery, Alabama, Pike Road, Alabama, or Blooming Grove, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Personal notes, undated]

Description: The following document includes personal notes from the C. B. Moore Collection. The notes are a schedule of July and August with names that correspond to specific dates. The document is undated, but does contain dates from July 24-28. For the month of August, locations are listed alongside the names.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from William J. McKinley to Claude D. White and Family, November 2, 1915]

Description: Letter to Claude D. White and family from William J. McKinley discussing his recent trips to Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi where he evaluated various farms for future purchase. He then goes on to discuss his family and friends in the area and his plans to visit Claude when he is able.
Date: November 7, 1915
Creator: McKinley, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Characterization of Dredged River Sediments in 10 Upland Disposal Sites of Alabama

Description: Abstract: The U.S. Bureau of Mines, Tuscaloosa Research Center, in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under interagency Agreement No. 14-09-0078-1510, conducted a comprehensive sampling program of 10 upland disposal sites along the Alabama, Black Warrior, and Tombigbee River systems in Alabama. Samples from each site were characterized according to particle size, chemical analysis, mineralogical content, and potential end use. Additionally, samples were subjected to the Toxic Characteristic Leachate Procedure to determine the presence of potentially harmful heavy metals. Based on the results of these studies, each sample was determined to have properties amenable for use as aggregate in general-purpose portland cement concretes and certain asphalt concrete applications.
Date: 1995
Creator: Smith, C. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Autherine Lucy Foster]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Autherine Lucy Foster being interviewed by Charles Murphy from WBAP, while two black students are finally admitted to the University of Alabama.
Date: June 11, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Uranium in the Southern United States

Description: From introduction: In this study on raw material sources of uranium the Southern Interstate Nuclear Board has catalogued all known occurrences of uranium and some references to thorium in a 17-state area (P1. 1). These occurrences have been evaluated as potential sources of uranium by the State Geological Surveys and the consultant group of SINB. Favorability guides have been applied to the known occurrences and recommendations have been made for future action by the states involved, federal agencies, or by industry. State recommendations are included in state-by-state summaries. The state reports were written either by personnel of the State Geological Surveys or were abstracted from State geological survey data by members of the consultant group...The purpose of this study was to compile information on and systematically assess uranium and other radioactive occurrences in the region. The SINB undertook the project because of its statutory, interstate capability as an extension of government in each of the 17 states, an arrangement that lends itself effectively to this cooperative undertaking.
Date: November 1970
Creator: Southern Interstate Nuclear Board
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Base Flow of Streams in the Outcrop Area of Southeastern Sand Aquifer: South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi

Description: From purpose and scope: The purpose of this study are to derive base flow estimates for representative parts of the Cretaceous and Tertiary clastic outcrop area as an aid in estimating recharge to the sand aquifers; to use base flow relations to estimate aquifer hydraulic parameters; and to relate the lithology of the aquifer to the streamflow duration curves.
Date: October 1983
Creator: Stricker, Virginia A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hydrology of Selected Basins in the Warrior Coal Field, Alabama -- A Progress Report

Description: Abstract: Hydrologic data are being collected in four basins in the Warrior coal field to provide baseline information to aid in determining the effect mining will have on water resource Basins monitored are in two different geologic and hydrologic environments. Well yields from the Pottsville Formation generally range from 0 to 0.3 L/s, whereas well yields from the Coker Formation generally range from 0.3 L/s to 6.4 L/s. Streamflow distribute reflects seasonal precipitation. Streams draining basins underlain chiefly by the Pottsville Formation frequently go dry, whereas those draining basins underlain chiefly by the Coker Formation have well sustained low flows. Water in the Pottsville Formation is slightly acidic and moderately hard to very hard. Dissolved solids concentrations ranged from 176 to 268 mg/L. Water in the Coker Formation is soft, far less mineralized and more acidic than water in the Pottsville. Surface water is generally soft, acidic, and low in dissolved solids concentrations. Water in streams draining basins underlain chiefly by the Pottsville Formation was slightly more mineralized and less acidic than water in streams draining the Coker Formation.
Date: March 1980
Creator: Puente, Celso; Newton, J. G. & Hill, Thomas J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Results of a Test Well in the Nanafalia Formation Near Melvin, Choctaw County, Alabama

Description: Purpose and scope: The purpose of this report is to assemble and present hydrologic and geologic data collected by the U.S. Geological Survey during the drilling and testing of the test well. Hydrogeologic data collected are presented in tables, graphs, and diagrams. These data include lithologic, geophysical, and sample logs, and the results of aquifer tests and chemical analyses of ground water.
Date: 1983
Creator: Davis, M. E.; Sparkes, A. K. & Peacock, B. S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Effect of Surface Coal Mining on the Hydrology of Crooked and Turkey Creek Basins, Jefferson County, Alabama

Description: From introduction: The objective of this project is to measure the impact coal mining has on the hydrologic system and to develop the capability for predicting the effect of future mining on water resources. To achieve this necessities isolating the problems and measuring the parameters involved before, during, and after mining.
Date: August 1979
Creator: Puente, Celso
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department