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[Texas Society, Sons of the American Revolution (TXSSAR) Membership Records: 148-232]

Description: Compiled membership records for the Texas Society of the Sons of the American Revolution from April 1, 1917 through April 1, 1925 (member numbers 148 through 232 The materials include original applications and supporting documentation that accompanied the paperwork.
Date: 1917-04-01/1925-04-01
Creator: Sons of the American Revolution. Texas Society.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Page 10 of Byrd Williams Jr. album, 1907-1920]

Description: Scrapbook page featuring 4 photos of Byrd Jr. with sons Byrd III and John, Byrd Jr. with a co-worker on a handcar on a railroad, Byrd Jr. with Irene, Byrd III, and John on a railroad bridge, and Irene Biffle Williams and Byrd III sitting on the family Ford.
Date: 1917~
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Commencement Program for North Texas State College, May 19, 1917]

Description: Commencement program for the May 1917 graduating class of North Texas State College. The program is a plain sheet of cardstock. The program reads, "Commencement Program May 29, 1917 10:00 AM. College Band. Entrance of the Faculty and the Senior Class. Invocation...Mr. J. R. Swenson. Choruses a. Butterfly Boat...Millocker b. Comin through the Rye...Scotch Junior Girls. Address...President J. D. Sandefer, Simmons College, Abiline. Vocal Duet-Passage Birds' Farewell...Eugene Hildach Mrs. Will T. Evers Miss Lillian M. Parrill. Awarding of Diplomas and Certificates...Dr. Bruce. Song-Star Spangled Banner. Dismissal."
Date: May 1917
Creator: North Texas State College
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Investigation of Pitot tubes

Description: Report describes the principles of operation and characteristics of some of the instruments which have been devised or used to measure both low and high speeds of aeroplanes. Since the pitot tube is the instrument which has been most commonly used in the United States and Great Britain as a speedometer for aeroplanes, it is treated first and somewhat more fully than the others.
Date: 1917
Creator: Herschel, W. H. & Buckingham, E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Annual report of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (2nd) together with the message of the President of the United States transmitting the report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1916. administrative report including technical report

Description: Report includes the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics letter of submittal to the President, Congressional report, summaries of the committee's activities and research accomplished, expenditures, problems, recommendations and a compilation of technical reports produced.
Date: 1917
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mining and Concentration of Carnotite Ores

Description: From Preface: "Hence the authors have given detailed information in regard to many operations that might have given detailed information in regard to many operations that might receive little notice in an account of the mining of most metals, but the presentation of these facts in regard to carnotite is necessary because of their bearing on profitable mining and concentration, the utilization of low-grade ore, and the preservation of waste."
Date: 1917
Creator: Kithil, Karl L. & Davis, John A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Concentration Experiments with the Siliceous Red Hematite of the Birmingham District, Alabama

Description: From Introduction: "The results of concentration experiments with these ores made a more thorough and systematic investigation desirable. In consequence, the author subsequently collected samples in the district, and these became the basis of the experimental work described in this report. The results are published by the Bureau of Mines as a part of its efforts to increase efficiency in the utilization of mineral resources."
Date: 1917
Creator: Singewald, Joseph T., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Siliceous Dust in Relation to Pulmonary Disease Among Miners in the Joplin District, Missouri

Description: From Introduction: "This report describes the lead and zinc deposits and the mining methods employed in the sheet-ground area of the Joplin district, Missouri, and discusses the causes and the methods of abating rock dust in the mines, the chemical and physical characteristics of the dust, and the quantities present in mine air."
Date: 1917
Creator: Higgins, Edwin; Lanza, A. J.; Laney, F. B. & Rice, George S.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sandstone Quarrying in the United States

Description: From Preface: "It is the aim of this bulletin to point out in a general way the location of workable sandstone deposits in the United States, and to outline the most efficient and economical methods of quarrying and preparing the rock for structural and other purposes."
Date: 1917
Creator: Bowles, Oliver
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Use of Permissible Explosives in the Coal Mines of Illinois

Description: From Introduction: "The report deals briefly with the dangers of black blasting powder now in such common use in coal mining. It discusses the development of permissible explosives and their introduction into Illinois coal mines and points out the characteristic differences between permissible explosives and black blasting powder. "
Date: 1917
Creator: United States. Bureau of Mines.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Coking of Illinois Coals

Description: From Scope of Report: "The first part of this report outlines the present factors in the problem of coking Illinois coals and points out the future prospects. The second part of this report deals with the character of Illinois coals, their nature, physical properties, and chemical composition. The last part describes the tests made and gives detailed results."
Date: 1917
Creator: Ovitz, F. K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department