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Survey of the Domestic Tuna Industry

Description: Report and survey of the United States' domestic tuna industry, including recommendations to improve the industry and its position within the economy.
Date: 1952
Creator: Anderson, A. W. & Stolting, Walter H.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Stan Kenton and unknown]

Description: Stan Kenton shaking hands with an unknown man, who is sitting in the driver's seat of a dark-colored convertible. There is a street in the background lined with buildings and cars.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

Chemical Literature, Volume 4, Number 4, Winter 1952

Description: Created as a supplement for "the regular journals of the American Chemical Society," this publication contains annotated bibliographies of chemical documentation literature as well as information about meetings, conferences, awards, scholarships, and other news from the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Literature. This issue includes the Supplement to the 1952 Directory of Members and Associates.
Date: Winter 1952
Creator: American Chemical Society. Division of Chemical Literature.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Beauty salon

Description: Photograph of the interior of a salon with sinks lining the wall on the left side of the image and a row of chairs with dryers along the wall to the right..
Date: 1952
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

An Examination of the Accounting Debate over the Determination of Business Income: 1945-1952

Description: George O. May's (1952) prescient statement that "if accounting had not already become, it was well on its way to becoming a political phenomenon" provides the motivation for this study. Changing socioeconomic relationships in the post-World War II period make it an ideal period to examine the politicalization of accounting. Keynesian economic policies justified active government intervention in the economy to manage demand and ensure full employment. No longer could it be assumed that competitive market forces would ensure that corporations produced goods and services at a socially optimal level or that income would be distributed equitably. Claims that accounting profit provides a measure of managerial efficiency are based on these premises. This dissertation examines the political dynamics of one particular accounting measurement debate--the debate over the determination of business income. Policies, such as wage/price controls, the excess profits tax, and the undistributed profits tax, brought the accounting income determination debate to center stage. The perseverance of the historic cost allocation model in the face of significant economic changes presents a fascinating glimpse of the important role accounting played in justifying continued reliance on the private property rights paradigm. I use retrodiction (reasoning from present to past) to examine why the historic cost allocation model has been so enduring. In my examination, I use personal correspondence, transcripts of Congressional hearings, published financial statements, and relevant journal articles. My analysis indicates that, while accountants empathized with managers who claimed that inflation distorted reported earnings and recognized that a serious measurement scale issue existed, they also recognized that abandonment of historic cost would not be politically feasible. If accountants had adopted a strongly partisan position that favored management with respect to bargaining with labor, this could have undermined the profession's claim to neutrality and opened the standard-setting process to closer political scrutiny. ...
Date: December 1996
Creator: Pence, Diana Kay
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Mechanics of Pneumatic Tires

Description: From Abstract: "This treatise is an attempt to provide a rational descriptive and analytical basis for tire mechanics. Chapters of this book are contributed by active research workers in the fields of rubber and textile properties, friction, material properties, tire stress problems, tire design and construction, vehicle skid and handling, and tire mechanical properties."
Date: November 1971
Creator: Clark, Samuel K.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

A Comparison of Permanent and Measured Income Inequality

Description: The degree of inequality present in the distribution of income may be measured with a gini coefficient. If the distribution is found to empirically fit a particular distribution function, then the gini coefficient may be derived from the mean value of income and the variation from the mean. For the purpose of this study, the Beta II distribution was used as the function which most closely approximates the actual distribution of income. The Beta II function provides the skewness which is normally found in an income distribution as well as fulfilling other required characteristics. The degree of inequality was approximated for the distribution of income from all sources and from ten separate components of income sources in constant (1973) dollars. Next, permanent income from all sources and from the ten component sources was estimated based upon actual income using the double exponential smoothing forecasting technique. The estimations of permanent income, which can be thought of as expected income, were used to derive measures of permanent income inequality. The degree of actual income inequality and the degree of permanent income inequality, both being represented by the hypothetical gini coefficient , were compared and tested for statistical differences. For the entire period under investigation, 1952 to 1979, the net effect was no statistically significant difference between permanent and actual income inequality, as was expected. However, significant differences were found in comparing year by year. Relating permanent income inequality to the underlying, structural inequality present in a given distribution, conclusions were drawn regarding the role of mobility in its ability to alter the actual distribution of income. The impact of business fluctuations on the distribution of permanent income relative to the distribution of actual income was studied in an effort to reach general conclusions. In general, cyclical upswings tend to reduce permanent inequality ...
Date: August 1986
Creator: McHargue, Susan L. (Susan Layne)
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Treatment of the Harp in Orchestral Literature from the Eighteenth Century to the Present

Description: When one realizes how little the harp of the 1700's had advanced from its Biblical predecessors, its neglect by such masters as Bach, Haydn, and Beethoven does not seem remarkable. Why should a serious composer waste his time in writing for an instrument with no facilities for modulating, an instrument the weak tones of which would be lost in an orchestra?
Date: January 1952
Creator: Harvey, Anita Tsianina
Partner: UNT Libraries

Chemical Literature, Volume 4, Number 2, Summer 1952

Description: Created as a supplement for "the regular journals of the American Chemical Society," this publication contains annotated bibliographies of chemical documentation literature as well as information about meetings, conferences, awards, scholarships, and other news from the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Literature. This issue includes the 1952 Directory of Members and Associates.
Date: Summer 1952
Creator: American Chemical Society. Division of Chemical Literature.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Chemical Literature, Volume 4, Number 1, Spring 1952

Description: Created as a supplement for "the regular journals of the American Chemical Society," this publication contains annotated bibliographies of chemical documentation literature as well as information about meetings, conferences, awards, scholarships, and other news from the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Literature.
Date: Spring 1952
Creator: American Chemical Society. Division of Chemical Literature.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Chemical Literature, Volume 4, Number 3, Fall 1952

Description: Created as a supplement for "the regular journals of the American Chemical Society," this publication contains annotated bibliographies of chemical documentation literature as well as information about meetings, conferences, awards, scholarships, and other news from the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Literature.
Date: Autumn 1952
Creator: American Chemical Society. Division of Chemical Literature.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Chemical Literature, Volume 5, Number 2, Summer 1953

Description: Created as a supplement for "the regular journals of the American Chemical Society," this publication contains annotated bibliographies of chemical documentation literature as well as information about meetings, conferences, awards, scholarships, and other news from the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Literature. This issue includes the proposed revisions of the Bylaws and 1952 Directory of Members and Associate of the ACS Division of Chemical Literature.
Date: Summer 1953
Creator: American Chemical Society. Division of Chemical Literature.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Chemical Literature, Volume 5, Number 4, Winter 1953

Description: Created as a supplement for "the regular journals of the American Chemical Society," this publication contains annotated bibliographies of chemical documentation literature as well as information about meetings, conferences, awards, scholarships, and other news from the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Literature. This issue includes the Supplement to the 1953 Directory of Members and Associates.
Date: Winter 1953
Creator: American Chemical Society. Division of Chemical Literature.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Chemical Literature, Volume 5, Number 3, Fall 1953

Description: Created as a supplement for "the regular journals of the American Chemical Society," this publication contains annotated bibliographies of chemical documentation literature as well as information about meetings, conferences, awards, scholarships, and other news from the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Literature.
Date: Autumn 1953
Creator: American Chemical Society. Division of Chemical Literature.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Walter Lantz TV samples

Description: This film contains five animated ads from the 1950s covering services or goods from three companies: Electric Auto-Lite, Carnation, and Coca-Cola.
Date: unknown
Creator: Lantz, Walter
Item Type: Video
Partner: UNT Media Library

Injury Experience in the Quarry Industry, 1952: Detailed Analysis of Safety Factors and Related Employment Data

Description: From Introduction and Summary: "The quarries covered by this report have been classified according to the kind of rock produced, as follows: Cement rock (including limestone or other stone used in making cement), limestone, marble, sandstone, slate, traprock, and granite. The tables in this bulletin represent all phases of the quarrying industry, except sand, gravel, and clay."
Date: 1955
Creator: Reese, Seth T. & Kearney, Naomi W.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Stan Kenton with Band Members]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton seated at a piano that has a poster on it. A group of people are standing around him including band members Frank Capp, Don Bagley, and Lee Eliott.
Date: May 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton and singer Jerri Winters]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton, singer Jerri Winters, and an unidentified man holding a key (possibly a key to the city); a third unidentified man is kneeling to the right of the photograph, handing the key to them. The group is standing in front of walls decorated in photographs. Between May 20-25, 1952.
Date: May 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Photograph of Laboratory Dance Band Performing on a Stage]

Description: Photograph of men in tuxedos playing a variety of instruments on a stage. Three rows of musicians play brass instruments, with saxophones in the first row, trombones in the second row, and trumpets in the third row. A drum set can be seen on stage to the left. The musicians perform in front of a curtained backdrop that has been festooned with large and sparkling letters, with the word "frolic" visible above their heads. "1952" has been printed on the photograph under the men. There are handwritten notes naming the performers written on the reverse side of the photo.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Photograph of the Laboratory Dance Band Performing for an Audience]

Description: Photograph of Gene Hall and the Laboratory Dance Band performing on a stage. The band is playing a variety of instruments on an inclined platform. Behind them rises a metallic statue of an eagle and a curtain bearing sparkly letters that spell out "jazz frolic." A seated audience takes up much of the foreground.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Photograph of Leslie Ryall, Gene Hall, Curly Broyles, Bobby Peters, and Betty Brockwell on Stage]

Description: Photograph of Leslie Ryall, Gene Hall, Curly Broyles, Bobby Peters, an unidentified man, and Betty Brockwell wearing dress clothes and posing in front of a curtain together for a photograph. Handwritten notes on the front and back include the names of those present, as well as state that the picture was taken at a jazz concert in a main auditorium.
Date: 1950
Creator: Don Brink Studios
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Photograph of Laboratory Dance Band Performing on Stage]

Description: Photograph of the 1952-1953 North Texas State College Laboratory Dance Band performing on a stage. On the left side of the photo, three rows of tuxedo-clad young men sit behind music desks and play their (primarily brass) instruments. The statue of an eagle can be seen above them, and sparkling letters that spell "rolic" can be seen above the statue. Downstage, three men huddle by two microphones singing together as the man in the middle plays a guitar.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library