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Deepwater Horizon Response: Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Response

Description: This website served as the focal point for the Deepwater Horizon Unified Command, a group of organizations that had involvement with the British Petroleum (BP) explosion and oil spill that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010. The website includes news feeds and information about health concerns, volunteer opportunities, contact information, and ongoing plans for the area. Various maps of the event and other resources are also available, chronicling the problem and the steps taken by the member organizations to deal with the effects.
Date: September 10, 2010
Creator: Deepwater Horizon Unified Command
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #287

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: May 24, 1977
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
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United States Earthquakes, 1931

Description: Report discussing earthquake activity in the United States during 1931. The report is broken down by regions and has sections for specific earthquakes.
Date: 1932
Creator: Neumann, Frank
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[News Script: Lewis]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: March 26, 1969, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Gov Finch]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: June 26, 1978, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 43 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Gov Finch]

Description: B-roll video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: June 26, 1979, 6:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 52 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Gov Finch]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: June 26, 1979, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 59 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Prison Protest]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: April 15, 1995, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 42 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Unsolved mystery]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story.
Date: March 21, 1991, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 12 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Peruanos desplazados por Katrina

Description: This article details the experiences of Peruvians Cynthia Canepa and Luis Alberto Ponce and how hurricane Katrina impacted thier lifes. Both the original Spanish article and the English translation are included.
Date: August 30, 2005
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[A. C. Lenert Memorandum Book Transcription]

Description: Line-by-line typed transcription of the text portion of A. C. Lenert's memorandum book documenting his experiences as a member of Waul’s Texas Legion at the battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi. The expenditure lists and other notes at the end of the original document are not included in this transcript.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Baton Rouge, Louisiana--Mississippi

Description: Map showing biological resources (aquatic organisms, terrestrial organisms, land use, etc.) in the Baton Rouge region of the Gulf of Mexico coast area. Scale 1:250,000.
Date: 1982
Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Location: None
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Biloxi: Active Coastal Processes

Description: Map showing factors that affect the shoreline and wetlands (flood surges, control structures, shoreline stabilization, etc.) in the Biloxi region of the Mississippi Deltaic Plain area of the coastline. Scale 1:100,000.
Date: 1981
Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Location: None
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Bogalusa: Biological Resources

Description: Map showing biological resources (birds, oysters, fishes, grasses, etc.) in the Bogalusa region of the Mississippi Deltaic Plain area of the coastline. Scale 1:100,000.
Date: 1981
Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Biloxi: Biological Resources

Description: Map showing biological resources (birds, oysters, fishes, grasses, etc.) in the Biloxi region of the Mississippi Deltaic Plain area of the coastline. Scale 1:100,000.
Date: 1981
Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Location: None
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mobile: Socioeconomic Features

Description: Map showing various sites and features (recreation sites, landfills, power plants, historic sites, transportation, etc.) in the Mobile region of the Mississippi Deltaic Plain area of the coastline. Scale 1:100,000.
Date: 1981
Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gulfport: Socioeconomic Features

Description: Map showing various sites and features (recreation sites, landfills, power plants, historic sites, transportation, etc.) in the Gulfport region of the Mississippi Deltaic Plain area of the coastline. Scale 1:100,000.
Date: 1981
Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Location: None
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gulfport: Climatology and Hydrology

Description: Map showing hydrologic resources (water quality, groundwater availability, precipitation, etc.) in the Gulfport region of the Mississippi Deltaic Plain area of the coastline. Scale 1:100,000.
Date: 1981
Creator: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Location: None
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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