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Truncilla macrodon, Specimen #1488

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; white internal coloring; yellow external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

An Evaluation of the Physical Education, Health, and Recreation Program of the Waco State Home

Description: "The purpose of this study was to evaluate the program of physical education, health, and recreation of the Waco State School from 1933 to 1940...In view of these definite results, the conclusion is made that the Physical Education, Health, and Recreation Program of the Waco State Home has been successful in the following respects: 1. It has developed normal, happy children who have a chance to become useful, self-supporting children. 2. The Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Program of the Home has met and exceeded in many respects the educational standards for such activities. 3. The Waco State Home has performed a great educational service in remolding warped, underprivileged children."--leaf 2.
Date: June 1941
Creator: Smyers, John D.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Administration of the Guidance Program for Secondary Schools

Description: An attempt will be made to answer these questions: (1) Why is a guidance program necessary? (2) What steps are being taken to accomplish the objectives set forth? (3) What is considered the best method of instituting a guidance program? In answering these questions a study of the guidance programs in a few of the leading cities and states of the United States has been taken into consideration. The best possible method or combination of methods will be recommended. This method will be compared with the program of guidance now in operation in the Waco High School, Waco, Texas.
Date: January 1948
Creator: Hillyer, Martha B.
Partner: UNT Libraries

An Evaluation of the Public-Relations Programs of the Four-Year Affiliated High School Districts in McLennan County, Texas

Description: In this study, the purpose is to ascertain the types and media of public-relations programs in effect, to determine the uses being made of these types and media, to evaluate the findings of the methods in use, and to make suggestions and recommendations for an effective public-school relations program in the schools included in the survey.
Date: 1941
Creator: England, Sidney, H.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Educational Opportunities in the West Independent School District and the Surrounding Common School Districts could be Improved through Consolidation

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine the extent of educational inequalities existing in the West Independent School District and the eight surrounding rural school districts, and to suggest changes that might improve educational opportunities for all children involved.
Date: 1947
Creator: Kennedy, G. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Proposed Program of Intramural Sports for Men at Baylor University

Description: The purpose of the study is to construct an intramural sports program for men at Baylor University. The careful consideration of the existing situation, in the light of theories (regarding the role of intramurals in the physical education program) accepted by recognized authorities in the field, provides a practical basis for the construction of an intramural sports program designed to meet more adequately the needs of the men students enrolled in the university.
Date: 1948
Creator: Menefee, Billy M.
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Study to Determine the Extent to Which the Community Served by South Junior High School of Waco, Texas, is Meeting the Recreational Needs of its Girls

Description: The purpose of this research is to make a study of the recreation program for girls served by the South Junior High School in Waco, Texas, to determine the extent to which the community meets the recreational needs of these girls.
Date: 1949
Creator: Stevens, Irene Gresham
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Cultural, Physiological, Morphological and Chemical Characteristics of an Actinomycete from Lake Waco, Texas

Description: The purpose then of this paper has been to expand our knowledge of these aquatic forms by investigating the cultural, physiological, morphological, and chemical characteristics of an actinomycete isolated from the water supply, Lake Waco, of Waco, Texas.
Date: January 1954
Creator: McCormick, William C.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Pumps

Description: Pair of pumps of black leather. The shoes are designed with pointed toe and plain leather upper. The 2" heel is of modified Louis style, covered with black leather and flaring at base. Retailer label: "Sanger Brothers / Dallas - Waco"
Date: 1919
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[News Script: Baylor]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: October 24, 1969, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 3, 1971-2000

Description: Book containing information about the publishing history of the Texas Folklore Society, as well as anecdotes about the gatherings of the Society, information about past presidents of the Society, and Society by-laws. The index begins on page 219.
Date: 2000
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 3, 1971-2000

Description: Book containing information about the publishing history of the Texas Folklore Society, as well as anecdotes about the gatherings of the Society, information about past presidents of the Society, and Society by-laws. The index begins on page 219.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

[News Script: Year's review]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a recollection of major events that occurred throughout the year of 1961.
Date: 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Water runs from hose]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about scenes from ongoing disaster recovery efforts in Waco after the city was devastated by a series of tornadoes.
Date: May 13, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Coach Boyd of Baylor]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Sam Boyd taking over as head football coach at Baylor University.
Date: December 6, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Sports]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: October 18, 1969, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections