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Shoes

Description: Pair of shoes of brown leather and suede. In a modified "spectator" style, the shoes have a brown leather toe-box, heel, panel over instep, and strap across instep which fastened with a buckle. The remainder of the shoe is of brown suede. The leather panels are eded with bands of tiny holes, and have shaped edges. The chunky heel tapers to base.
Date: 197u
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Shoes

Description: Pair of shoes of black satin. Designed with a rounded toe in the "sling-back" style, the sides of the uppers extend up and back to form a strap to go around heel. A large satin bow is attached to instep. The low, 2" heels are of a modified French or Louis style, and taper to base. Stamped inside: "Custom Craft" and "Wool / Composition / Insole".
Date: 197u
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

NBS Metric Kit : Official Metric Information

Description: Kit issued by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards containing materials regarding conversion to the metric system of measurement. The kit includes a letter of introduction; an order form; two plastic cards printed with rulers and conversion information; and four booklets that discuss how the metric system is different from the English system of measurement, why America should switch, and reference materials for converting.
Date: 1977?
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from the United States National Bureau of Standards]

Description: Letter from the acting director of the U.S. National Bureau of Standards introducing the materials in the NBS Metric Kit. The kit was compiled to support the Metric Conversion Act, signed in December 1975, which would convert measurements used in the United States to the metric system of measurement. Includes an order form for additional materials and the metric kit envelope.
Date: 1977?
Creator: United States. National Bureau of Standards.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Documenting and Social Change

Description: Sound recording of Martin Ridge, Chancellor Byrum E. Carter, Bruce M. Stone, Frank Pogue, David Larson, and Suzanne Paul speaking during an Annual Oral History Colloquium under the topic Documenting and Social Change. Martin Ridge introduces Chancellor Carter for an introduction to the Colloquium. Bruce M. Stone delivers a speech on Thomas Jefferson. Suzanne Paul delivers a speech titled The Other Americans.
Date: 197u
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Student Activism

Description: Sound recording of Gould Colman giving a speech on Student Activism during an Annual Oral History Colloquium on the topic of Documenting and Social Change.
Date: 197u
Creator: Oral History Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Pumps

Description: Pumps of beige snakeskin. The shoes with square toe, and square 2 1/4" high chunky heel. Designer label: "Adolfo / Couture / Made in Italy"
Date: 197u
Creator: Adolfo
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Shoes

Description: Pair of black patent leather "pilgrim style shoes". Designed with a pointed toe that is squared off at tip, the shoes have a black patent leather upper, the instep panel extending up to form a large tongue. Set across instep is a large silver "C" shape simulating a buckle. The chunky heel tapers to base. Inside stamp illegible. Handwritten inside: "6 AA 745"
Date: 197u
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Bowling Shoes

Description: Shoes of red, white, and blue leather. The shoes are designed as flats, with rounded toes. Toebox and tongue of red leather, the sides are of blue leather, and the heel and uppers are edged in wide bands of white. The shoes lace up the instep, with five holes. Believed to be bowling shoes.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Platform Sandals

Description: Pair of platform sandals of navy blue suede and leather. The shoes have a thick platform and 3 3/4" high chunky heel covered with dark blue suede, with yellow embroidered butterflies along the outer side of the heels. Rounded toes, with two wide interwoven dark blue leather straps across instep, and extending from sides of heels upward, behind heel, and across front of ankle to secure with small gold buckles. Stamped underneath: "Made in Greece"
Date: 197u
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

American Flag Shoes

Description: "American Flag Shoes". The pair of shoes is of white leather and red and blue suede. Styled in a way reminiscent of bowling shoes, the white leather shoes have rounded toes, and red suede overlays at toe box, upwards in a strip from toebox to vamp, and around lower part of heel. Blue suede overlay stripes at side have star-shaped cut-outs to allow white leather to show through. Blue suede edging at top of upper and top of heel. Shoes lace-up at front, 5 holes per side. White shoe laces. Shoes are "flats", with 3/4" high heels. Brand stamped on inside: "Flings" Illegible stamp inside.
Date: 197u
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Sling-Back Platform Pumps

Description: Pair of sling-back platform pumps covered with a dark blue fabric printed with yellow circles and small dark blue or white polka dots. Shoes have thick platform sole and rounded toe. Open-toe style, with slight pleating across the vamp. Sling-back, with strap from sides across back of heel, fastening with small fabric covered buckle. 3 3/4" high chunky heel tapering slightly to base. Maker's label stamped inside: "Enosis / Made in Greece"
Date: 197u
Creator: Enosis
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Shoes

Description: Shoes of brown glazed leather printed to simulate cobra. Styled as "high-heeled moccasins", the squared-toe shoes have straps across the instep which loop and tie between two oval silver-toned metal loops. The toebox extends back, cut at sides to form a "tongue". 2 1/2" high chunky heel, thick, flaring slightly to base. Brand stamped inside: "Avanti / Originals / Madrid Paris Rome / Made in Italy"
Date: 197u
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Sandals

Description: Pair of sandals of red leather. Shoes have squared-off toes, and slight platform in bright red leather, with matching platform under heel. Dark red leather straps loop and tie across instep, and extend from side across back of heel to fasten on outside with gold buckles. Thick, 2 3/4" high wedge heels are covered in the dark red leather. Stamped inside: "Famolare / 4 Manetti Bruno / Made in Italy"
Date: 197u
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Mules

Description: Pair of platform mules of pink, purple, and light green suede. Shoes have thick platform soles covered with pink suede, and rounded toes. Open-toe style, the wide vamp section created by color-blocks of suede. 3 1/2" high chunky heel, rounded at back. Stamped on inside: "Lujano / Hand Made / In Italy"
Date: 197u
Creator: Lujano
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Platform Sandals

Description: Pair of platform sandals of wood and white leather. Thick brown wood platform/sole/heels with rounded toe. White leather open-toed toebox and straps at back which encircle ankle and secure at sides with gold buckles. 3 1/2" high at heel. Maker's label stamped inside: "Carber / Made in Italy" Stamped inside: "25-455M 8"
Date: 197u
Creator: Carber
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Shoes

Description: Pair of shoes of cream leather and white patent leather. Made in the "spectator" style, the rounded toe-box, the 2 1/4" high blocky heel, and the lower part of the heel upper are of white patent leather, while the rest of the upper is of cream leather. The cream leather panels are decorated with stitching and rows of small holes along the edges. Shoes lace up at center of vamp, the white laces passing through paired oval gold-colored metal loops. Stamped inside: "Galano" Stamped inside: "8 A 2274022"
Date: 197u
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Sandals

Description: Pair of sandals of red, white, and blue leather and cork. Designed with rounded toes, the thick cork soles are covered in white leather, and have 6 narrow red, white, or blue leather straps crossing the instep, joined across top of instep by a short white leather strap. Thick, chunky heel. Maker's label stamped in sole: "Avanti / Originals / Madrid Paris / Rome / made in Italy"
Date: 197u
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design