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Occupational Influences on the Folklore of Graford, Texas

Description: This study was basically concerned with the effect of occupation on the folklore of the people of Graford, Texas. The people interviewed in that area of North Central Texas were divided into three major occupational groups: ranchers, farmers, and farmer-laborers. At least two members from each of the occupational groups were interviewed; and these interviews revealed that their folklore included folktales, superstitions-remedies, songs, and customs, The customs included household, recreation, school, and church customs. Each informant's folklore was recorded directly as it was related. Then the information was placed in the appropriate categories of folklore. Finally, an analysis of the folklore from the standpoint of the informants occupation was completed. The findings indicated that the various occupations did influence each informant's folklore.
Date: May 1975
Creator: Conlee, Anita
Partner: UNT Libraries

Career aspirations of high school home economics students in Palo Pinto County, Texas

Description: 181 adolescent home economics students in Palo Pinto County, Texas, were surveyed. The questions examined the following: grades and self concept of academic ability, self concept of academic ability and occupational aspirations, school size and occupational aspirations, sex and occupational aspirations, race and occupational aspirations, parents' occupational aspirations, parents' educational levels and occupational aspirations. The data suggested that career aspirations are positively related to self concept of ability, school grades, school size, race, parents' education, and fathers' occupations. Students' sex and their mothers' occupations were not shown to be related to career aspirations.
Date: December 1978
Creator: Singleton, Dawn A.
Partner: UNT Libraries

An Ecological Survey of the Herpetofauna of Palo Pinto County, Texas

Description: The purpose of this research was to compile a presence list of reptiles and amphibians that occur in Palo Pinto County, Texas, and to investigate the ecological distributions and zoogeographic affinities of these herpetiles. The study area was chosen primarily because of its location in North Central Texas and its rugged topography, which sets it apart from the surrounding area.
Date: August 1969
Creator: Porter, Stuart T.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #719

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; pink internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: April 22, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #736

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 1, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Truncilla macrodon, Specimen #1566

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be very-recently dead when collected.
Date: September 4, 1961
Creator: Pratt, W. L. & Goode, J. M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #580

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; bluish-white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 1, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #581

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; yellow internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 1, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #647

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; pink internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: December 31, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Truncilla macrodon, Specimen #1560

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; white internal coloring; olive external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 18, 1969
Creator: Pratt, W. L.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Truncilla macrodon, Specimen #1562

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 18, 1969
Creator: Pratt, W. L.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Truncilla macrodon, Specimen #1561

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; white internal coloring; olive external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 18, 1969
Creator: Pratt, W. L.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #668

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: May 28, 1973
Creator: Falzarano, D.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #739

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: August 1, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #738

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: August 1, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #737

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 1, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #741

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: August 1, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #740

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: August 1, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #810

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: December 31, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #807

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: December 31, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #806

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: December 31, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #812

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: December 31, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #805

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: December 31, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #809

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: December 31, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum