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The Cock

Description: The cock is seen from a back view with scroll-like trellises seen to the right and left of the cock. There is a grouping of pink flowers to the left of the cock. The painting is in hues of red, yellow, blue, pink, and purple.
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Date: 1941
Creator: Mariano, 1912-1990
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

An Evaluation of Comparative Piano Technique Since 1902

Description: There are no figures available, but if a survey were made, possibly more people would be found engaged in the study and teaching of piano than any other musical instrument. It is much to be desired for both teachers and students to have an intimate acquaintance with the principles underlying the structure of modern piano technique. The situation as it generally exists contrasts sharply with the ideal situation. The ignorance of this important phase of piano study causes an enormous annual waste of time and money on the part of students. With an adequate technical knowledge, teachers, instead of allowing their pupils to practice blindly and mechanically, would be able to explain the reason for each movement they ask them to perform. Many failures in both classes occur because of the lack of understanding of what piano playing requires.
Date: August 1941
Creator: Cobb, Nettie Alice
Partner: UNT Libraries

Anglo-American Discord: The Invasion and Occupation of Italy, 1941-1946

Description: While personal accounts and interpretive overviews have been written about the allied invasion and occupation of Italy during World War II, this study is the first to utilize recently published American Foreign Relations volumes dealing with the wartime conferences. Organized into five chapters, the study surveys allied conferences leading to the invasion of Italy, Italian political developments during occupation, and allied relief and rehabilitation efforts. The conclusions are that Churchill, while correct in .assessing Italy's strategic value, undermined his own policy through political meddling and a desire for revenge. In combination with Roosevelt, whose interest in Italy was political and at best marginal, Churchill needlessly delayed stabilization of Italian economic and political conditions.
Date: August 1974
Creator: Houseman, Patricia A.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Little Spanish Prison

Description: This oil painting has twelve vertical stripes in alternating hues of yellow and grey with one red horizontal stripe crossing three horizontal stripes on the upper left area of the painting.
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Date: 1941 - 1944
Creator: Motherwell, Robert
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Analysis of heat and compressibility effects in internal flow systems and high-speed tests of a ram-jet system

Description: Report discussing an analysis has been made by the NACA of the effects of heat and compressibility in the flow through the internal systems of aircraft along with equations and charts are developed whereby the flow characteristics at key stations in a typical internal system may be readily obtained.
Date: July 21, 1942
Creator: Becker, John V & Baals, Donald D
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Study to Determine the Status of Six-Man Football in the Public High Schools Under the Texas Interscholastic League in 1941

Description: "The purposes of the study were as follows: 1. To determine to what extent six-man football was meeting the needs of the small high school. 2. to determine trends in regard to the organization, administration, and conduct of the game in Texas. 3. To compile information that would serve those schools which are now playing six-man football, and those which are considering the adoption of the game."-- leaf 2.
Date: August 1946
Creator: Jones, J. Ross
Partner: UNT Libraries

Coal-Mine Accidents in the United States, 1941

Description: Report compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Mines including statistics on fatal and non-fatal accidents in coal mines located in the United States as well as data regarding the various operations (e.g., number of miners employed and average production). The information is organized into tables for comparison and the text draws some overall conclusions in the summary.
Date: 1944
Creator: Adams, William W. & Geyer, L. E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Metal- and Nonmetal-Mine Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1941 (Excluding Coal Mines)

Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines regarding accidents at mines located in the United States for all operations except coal mines. The report includes statistics about the number and kinds of accidents as well as information about the mining operations (i.e., number of persons employed, average amount of work performed per person, etc.).
Date: 1944
Creator: Adams, W. W. & Kennedy, F. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Quarry Accidents in the United States During the Calendar Year 1941

Description: Report published by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which is a compilation of accidents in quarries located in the United States with data regarding the number and kinds of accidents as well as information about the mining operations (e.g., number of men employed, kinds of quarries, amount of work performed, etc.).
Date: 1943
Creator: Adams, William W. & Wrenn, Virginia E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The band.

Description: Provides guidance on the organization and duties of the military band.
Date: March 31, 1941
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[On location in New Mexico]

Description: Photograph of the Son of the Conquistadors film crew on location during filming at the Albuquerque Air Base in New Mexico. The cast and crew are visible in the foreground in front of a small airplane. There is a plane tower and a hangar in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Erma Welch Sitting on Her Front Porch (4)]

Description: Portrait of Erma Welch on her porch in Cumberland Gap Tennessee. The pictured woman is named as Buela Welch on the sleeve containing the negative while also being named Erma Welch in Joe Clark's photography books. This image is used in Joe Clark's book "Back Home" accompanied by a poem titled, " In Lonesome Tennessee." Down yonder in the valley In lonesome Tennessee Sits my little Sally A waitin’ there for me. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS Clark PhotoFile: 0001-51
Date: 1941
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Survival of a Hydrogen-Utilizing Bacterium when Introduced into Native and Foreign Environments

Description: Report detailing a bioremediation experiment in which laboratory grown cultures of the Acinetobacter were re-introduced to an experimental flow-through marsh environment. "The body of this report focuses on the competitive studies performed on the Acinetobacter sp., which actually was the second half of the project. The development of the molecular tools that were used is presented as a reprint in Appendix A."
Date: December 2001
Creator: LaRock, Paul A. & Donovan, Lisa S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Defense Industries in North Texas, 1941-1965: the Social and Economic Impact on Bowie County

Description: World War II was a watershed in American history, altering Americans' perceptions of their place in society. This study focused on Bowie County, Texas, during the twenty-five-year period that began with America's entry into the war. The construction of two defense plants there, Red River Army Depot and Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant, brought immediate changes to surrounding communities, and local residents faced many challenges as they struggled to adjust. This study used extensive primary sources, including archival materials from Red River and Lone Star, oral histories from former employees, census information, minutes from the Texarkana Chamber of Commerce, and local newspapers, to document the social and economic impact of these plants on Bowie County. The body of this dissertation contains nine chapters. Chapters two and three describe how Bowie County obtained and constructed its defense plants, and chapters four through six focus on changes precipitated by the plants during the war years. Chapters seven through nine explore the social and economic impact of the defense presence on Bowie County through 1965. The impact of the defense industries on Bowie County was significant. Plant construction brought thousands of workers into the county, and local residents faced housing, transportation, and sanitation problems. Texarkana experienced serious problems, but its dedicated Chamber of Commerce worked to see that the city benefitted in the long run. During the next twenty-five years, women increasingly entered the work force, but in Bowie County they continued to hold traditional values; jobs provided extras for their families more often than ties to the women's movement. As elsewhere, farmers left farming for factory work, but in Bowie County most clung to their land and their way of life. The world changed for African Americans in Bowie County as well, for by 1965, blacks and whites were working and playing ...
Date: August 1995
Creator: Brantley, Janet G.
Partner: UNT Libraries