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Thank You Tree, Edgemar

Description: This decorative tree is assembled from metal shopping carts and large Christmas tree ornaments. It is about forty feet tall and is an annual tradition which began in 1996. The piece is presented in the Edgemar Complex, Santa Monica, California, courtyard during the Christmas season.
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Date: 1996/2007
Creator: Schmitt, Anthony
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

The Challenges of Training and Retraining Mature Learners

Description: Article discussing research on the aging process from physical, cognitive, and social and psychological perspectives, accommodations for age related changes, retraining mature learners, adaptations of the classroom environment, training technology issues, and successful corporate retraining programs to better prepare vocational educators for the workforce of the new millennium.
Date: 1998
Creator: Ennis-Cole, Demetria & Allen, Jeff M.
Partner: UNT College of Information

The Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education

Description: This issue of the Journal for Vocational Special Needs focuses on the aging process and its effects on society and the workforce. Aging is the one experience that we all have in common. Individuals are expected to live longer in the future. Many will undoubtedly work beyond the traditional retirement age. This means that the composition of workers will be a blend of people, both young and old.
Date: 1998
Creator: Allen, Jeff M.; Sarkees-Wircenski, Michelle & West, Lynda L.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Convention for the Protection of Plants : message from the President of the United States transmitting the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants of December 2, 1961, as revised at Geneva on November 10, 1972, on October 23, 1978, and on March 19, 1991, and signed by the United States on October 25, 1991

Description: This treaty takes action to control the introduction and spread of pests of plants and plant products. The treaty protects natural as well as cultivated plants, so it has implications for agriculture as well as biodiversity. While the IPPC's primary focus is on plants and plant products moving in international trade, the convention also covers research materials, biological control organisms, and anything else that can act as a vector for the spread of plant pests including containers, soil, vehicles, and machinery.
Date: October 25, 1995
Creator: International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants
Partner: UNT Libraries

Protocol amending the 1916 Convention for the Protection of Migratory Birds : message from the President of the United States transmitting a protocol between the United States and Canada amending the 1916 Convention for the Protection of Migratory birds in Canada and the United States, with related exchange of notes, signed at Washington on December 14, 1995

Description: This treaty is an amendment between the United States and Canada to the statute making it unlawful to pursue, hunt, take, capture, kill or sell certain birds. The statute does not discriminate between live or dead birds and also grants full protection to any bird parts including feathers, eggs and nests.
Date: 1996
Creator: United States. President (1993-2001 : Clinton) & Christopher, Warren
Partner: UNT Libraries

South Pacific Regional Environment Programme Agreement : message from the President of the United States transmitting agreement establishing the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, done at Apia on June 16, 1993

Description: The South Pacific Regional Environment Programme is to promote cooperation in the South Pacific islands region and to provide assistance in order to protect and improve the environment and to ensure sustainable development.
Date: 1997
Creator: United States. President (1993-2001 : Clinton) & Albright, Madeleine Korbel
Partner: UNT Libraries

Inter-American Convention on Sea Turtles : message from the President of the United States transmitting Inter-American Convention for the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles, with annexes, done at Caracas December 1, 1996, (The "Convention"), which was signed by the United States, subject to ratification on December 13, 1996

Description: This treaty provides the legal framework for member countries in the Americas and the Caribbean to take actions for the benefit of sea turtles
Date: 1998
Creator: United States. President (1993-2001 : Clinton) & Albright, Madeleine Korbel
Partner: UNT Libraries

Protocol with Mexico amending Convention for Protection of Migratory Birds and Game Mammals : message from the President of the United States transmitting a protocol between the government of the United States of America and the government of the United Mexican States amending the Convention for Protection of Migratory Birds and Game Mammals, signed at Mexico City on May 5, 1997

Description: This treaty between the United States and Mexico deals with hunting ducks and collecting duck eggs by indigenous people in North America. This treaty amends the Convention for the Protection of Migratory Birds in Canada and the United States.
Date: 1997
Creator: United States. President (1993-2001 : Clinton) & Albright, Madeleine Korbel
Partner: UNT Libraries

Bobby Short

Description: Bobby Short and two other musicians play to a small audience. A mural behind the musicians is reminiscent of Picasso.
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Date: 1996
Creator: Ferguson, Max, 1959-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Atlantic City

Description: A boardwalk with a ferris wheel and other rides juts from the right side of the canvas, a small boat grounded on the shore, a young woman building a sand castle, and scattered children play and wade at the water's edge are depicted in this oil painting.
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Date: 1998
Creator: Ferguson, Max, 1959-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Ken Versus the Balloon

Description: This watercolor painting on paper depicts a young man attempting to pop balloons at an arcade in order to win a stuffed bear.
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Date: 1990
Creator: Ferguson, Max, 1959-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Self-Portraits

Description: Two self-portraits and in the margin below is written a joke in English and Hebrew.
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Date: 1992
Creator: Ferguson, Max, 1959-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

My Parents at Coney Island

Description: This watercolor painting on paper depicts two people, parents, standing at a food stand at Coney Island.
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Date: 1990
Creator: Ferguson, Max, 1959-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Movie Theatre Nocturne

Description: This watercolor painting on paper depicts a cashier in his booth at the movie theater.
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Date: 1998
Creator: Ferguson, Max, 1959-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

The Last Automat II

Description: A coffee vending machine is depicted along with many cups.
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Date: 1993
Creator: Ferguson, Max, 1959-
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design