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Fusconaia askewi, Specimen #1469

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round shape; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Askew, H. G.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Obovaria jacksoniana, Specimen #1485

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; white internal coloring; green external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Fusconaia askewi, Specimen #1468

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round shape; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Askew, H. G.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Obovaria jacksoniana, Specimen #1504

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; bluish-white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Askew, H. G.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Obovaria jacksoniana, Specimen #1505

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; bluish-white internal coloring; dark brown 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: unknown
Creator: Askew, H. G.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis satura, Specimen #1542

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Askew, H. G.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

An Effective Way of Teaching Mass Remedial Reading in the Intermediate Grades

Description: The major purpose of this study was to determine the causes for reading difficulties of a group of fifth-grade children. On this study much emphasis was placed on selecting, preparing and applying appropriate remedial measures, and to ascertain the character and the amount of improvement in reading. In this particular study much emphasis was placed on the various methods used in teaching mass remedial reading.
Date: 1950
Creator: Sauls, Dorothy Murphy
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Study to Determine the Adequacy of the Curriculum in the Technical-Industrial Department at Tyler Junior College

Description: The major purposes of this study were to gather information on the employment status and location of students who completed four or more courses in the technical-industrial program at Tyler Junior College, Tyler, Texas; to identify factors that influenced them in selecting Tyler Junior College and taking courses in the technical-industrial program; to ascertain in some measure the effectiveness of the training these students received in preparing them for the positions they have held and now hold; and to secure data and information which the faculty and administration at Tyler Junior College may use in evaluating the present program with respect to future changes and improvements.
Date: January 1968
Creator: Willis, Robert K.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Comparison of a Traditional and an Integrated Program of Instruction in an Elementary School

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine if elementary school children progress faster in academic or tool subjects when taught through interest units in an integrated curriculum or when taught the separate subjects by a traditional method. Reading, spelling, and handwriting are used as illustrative subjects in the sixth grade with reading only in the second grade.
Date: 1949
Creator: Elder, Franklin L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

An Experimental Study of Student Progress in General Mathematics

Description: The purpose of this investigation is to make an experimental study of the compiled data obtained from the results of three standardized tests that were administered to two groups of general mathematics students during one semester; and to determine, if possible, by the scores, whether the prescribed course in mathematics makes for any significant increases, or losses in student progress.
Date: 1947
Creator: Christian, Jewel Morris
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, July 17, 1862 ]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife, Clara, stating that he will be allowed ten days leave so that his uniform can be made at home; he gives information on the welfare of family and friends; and says he gets paid $20.00 monthly; he also gives news of the war including a victory over George McClellan, that Vicksburg still holds out, and the movement of Northern troops.
Date: July 17, 1862
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Peyton McKnight and Family]

Description: Photograph of Peyton McKnight with his family and several horses. His wife and two girls are pictured, all wearing Stetson hats. Peyton builds a fire with his wife and youngest daughter.
Date: 1964
Creator: Bankston, Ray
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Outstanding young Texans]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the honoring of five young Texas men for their contributions to society, in Tyler, Texas.
Date: January 17, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

I'm Gay . . . O.K.?

Description: Pamphlet or tract published by Last Days Ministries of Lindale, Texas, intended for questioning or homosexual readers. The tract lays out the Christian case against homosexuality based on biblical sources and encourages readers to turn and/or keep away from homosexuality.
Date: 1984
Creator: Bennett, Martin
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Shrine parade]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a group of Shriners visiting Tyler for an annual gathering and parade for members of the organization.
Date: November 27, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Alien Education]

Description: Video footage from the NBC 5/KXAS station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about educating the children of undocumented immigrants in Tyler, Texas. This story was produced for the 6:00 P.M. news broadcast.
Date: March 11, 1980
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections