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Sources Affecting PM₂̣ ₅ Concentrations at a Rural Semi-Arid Coastal Site in South Texas

Description: This article employs an advanced factor analysis technique with principal component analysis/absolute principal component scores and positive matrix factorization to apportion the sources influencing the PM₂̣ ₅ levels measured during 2003 through 2005 at a rural coastal site located within the Corpus Christi urban airshed in South Texas.
Date: November 22, 2012
Creator: Karnae, Saritha & John, Kuruvilla
Partner: UNT College of Engineering

Creating Community in Isolation: the History of Corpus Christi’s Molina Addition, 1954-1970

Description: “Creating Community in Isolation: The History of Corpus Christi’s Molina Addition, 1954-1970” examines the history of the Molina Addition in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, and its serving district, the West Oso Independent School District, from 1954 to 1970. Specifically, this essay begins with an analysis of the elite-driven campaign to annex the blighted Molina Addition in September and October 1954. The city intended to raze the neighborhood and develop middle-class homes in place of the newly annexed neighborhood. Following the annexation of the Molina Addition, African American and ethnic Mexican residents initiated protracted struggles to desegregate and integrate schools that served their area, the West Oso Independent School District, as detailed in the chapter, “The West Oso School Board Revolution.” The chapter examines the electoral “revolution” in which Anglo rural elites were unseated from their positions on the school board and replaced by African American and ethnic Mexican Molina Addition residents. The third chapter, “Building Mo-Town, Texas,” focuses on residents’ struggle to install indoor plumbing, eliminate pit privies, construct paved roads, and introduce War on Poverty grants to rehabilitate the neighborhood. This chapter also offers a glimpse into the social life of Molina youth during the 1960s.
Date: December 2015
Creator: Gurrola, Moisés A.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Letter from Solomon P. Ortiz to James Bilbray - May 16, 2005]

Description: Letter from Solomon Ortiz to James Bilbray extending an invitation to visit South Texas military facilities within Ortiz's district. He also expresses concerns regarding the closure of Naval Air Station Ingleside, Mine Warfare Center, and the realignment of Naval Air Station Corpus Christi.
Date: May 16, 2005
Creator: Ortiz, Solomon P., 1938-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Solomon P. Ortiz to Lloyd Warren Newton - May 16, 2005]

Description: Letter from Representative Solomon Ortiz to Lloyd Warren Newton and extending an invitation to visit South Texas military facilities within Ortiz's district. He raises concerns regarding closure of Naval Air Station Ingleside, Mine Warfare Center, and the realignment of Naval Air Station Corpus Christi.
Date: May 16, 2005
Creator: Ortiz, Solomon P., 1938-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Solomon P. Ortiz to Susan Ellen Turner - May 16, 2005]

Description: Letter from Representative Solomon Ortiz to Susan Ellen Turner extending an invitation to visit South Texas military facilities within Ortiz's district. Ortiz voices concerns regarding closure of Naval Air Station Ingleside, Mine Warfare Center, and realignment of Naval Air Station Corpus Christi.
Date: May 16, 2005
Creator: Ortiz, Solomon P., 1938-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Solomon P. Ortiz to Samuel Skinner - May 16, 2005]

Description: Letter from Representative Solomon Ortiz to Skinner extending an invitation to visit South Texas military facilities within Rep Ortiz's district. Ortiz voices concerns regarding possible closure of Naval Air Station Ingleside, Mine Warfare Center, and realignment of Naval Air Station Corpus Christi and others.
Date: May 16, 2005
Creator: Ortiz, Solomon P., 1938-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Solomon P. Ortiz to James Hill - May 16, 2005]

Description: Letter from Representative Solomon Ortiz to Commissioner James Hill extending an invitation to visit South Texas military facilities within Representative Ortiz's district. Ortiz expresses concerns regarding the closure of NAS Ingleside, Mine Warfare Center, and realignment of Naval Air Station Corpus Christi.
Date: May 16, 2005
Creator: Ortiz, Solomon P., 1938-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Survey of Oyster Bottoms in Texas: Volume 1

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Fisheries over surveys of oyster-bearing bottoms in Texas. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of the survey was to find out what practical measures are necessary to prevent the depletion of natural oyster reefs and to increase the production of oysters in the state" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1931
Creator: Galtsoff, Paul S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Equipment for Junior-High-School Art Rooms in the Corpus Christi, Texas, Schools

Description: This study considers the equipment needed for the art rooms of the three junior high schools of Corpus Christi, Texas. It discusses the special problems encountered by the teacher-committee that had to determine the minimum list of tools and other equipment necessary to carry out a well-rounded art program.
Date: 1951
Creator: Kerr, Lou Brock
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Critical Analysis of the Educational Program of the Lorenzo De Zavala Elementary School and the Northside Junior High School of Corpus Christi, Texas, to Determine whether Industrial Arts is Needed and Wanted

Description: The purpose of this study was to determine, by means of a survey, the desires and needs of Latin-American children in connection with an educational program in the elementary school and at the junior-high-school level. It was recognized at the outset of this investigation that these pupils may be influenced materially both by the lower standard of education of their parents and the higher standard of education of their teachers. Language difficulties, living conditions at home, and loyalty to native teachings, customs, and traditions act as opposing forces in the effective educational training of these pupils in the schools of Texas.
Date: 1951
Creator: Lopez, Lawrence
Partner: UNT Libraries

Performance Evaluation of Community College Management Instructors Using Student Achievement as the Criterion

Description: This study concerns the relationship between student evaluation of instruction and student achievement in the field of management at the community college level. Purposes of the study were to determine the subjective student evaluation of instructor performance in introductory classes of management, student achievement in the class upon completion of the course, and the relationship between the student evaluation of instructor performance and student achievement in knowledge of the course. The population studied was all 10 sections of the Principles of Management course taught by 8 instructors at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas during the fall semester of 1988. A pretest-posttest design was used to determine student achievement scores. The College Board provided sufficient copies of two versions of the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests for Introduction to Management for the pretest and posttest. A special statistical technique using multiple regression was used to calculate an achievement score for each student that was adjusted for entry level knowledge. Student evaluations of instructor performance were paired with the achievement scores and grades students received from the instructor. Additional confidential demographic data was obtained about the students and the instructors. Major findings of the study concluded there is no significant relationship between the student achievement scores and student evaluation of instructor performance. There was a wide variance in correlation of student grades and student achievement scores when individual sections or individual instructors were examined. The overall correlation of grades and achievement scores was statistically significant and was the highest of any of the factors studied. The study recommends using more objective measures of student achievement in evaluating faculty performance.
Date: May 1990
Creator: Jones, James McKernon
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Clip: Roloff Funeral]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10 P.M.
Date: November 5, 1982
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Roloff finances]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6 P.M.
Date: November 9, 1982
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Homeport pkg]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10 P.M.
Date: June 28, 1985
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Damage/Slick]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: August 29, 1979
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Roloff]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: June 19, 1979, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Roloff]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: June 21, 1979, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections