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Portal to Texas History Newspaper OCR Text Dataset: Brenham

Description: Dataset of OCR text from The Portal to Texas History and the Texas Digital Newspaper Program. This dataset includes titles from Brenham Texas from the years 1876 to 1923. Titles included in this dataset include: Brenham Banner, Brenham Daily Banner, Brenham Daily Banner-Press, Brenham Evening Press, Brenham Weekly Banner, Brenham WEekly Banner-Press, and The Daily Banner. In all there are 10,720 issues comprised of 50,368 pages of text.
Date: November 12, 2015
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Gideon Lincecum's Sword: Civil War Letters From the Texas Home Front

Description: Compilation of letters written by Gideon Lincecum, a natural scientist and philosopher living in Texas, discussing various events and his experiences during the Civil War as a proponent of the Confederacy. The collection includes editorial notes and commentary. Index starts on page 373.
Date: 2001
Creator: Lincecum, Jerry Bryan; Phillips, Edward Hake & Redshaw, Peggy A.
Partner: UNT Press

Madstones and Twisters

Description: Collection information about weather, plant and animal lore in Texas and Mexico. It also discusses folk remedies, folktales about tornadoes, information about prairie dogs, and ghost stories.
Date: 1958
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Partner: UNT Press

2001: A Texas Folklore Odyssey

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society "contains a sample of the research that members of the Society were doing at the turn of the millennium as represented at the 1998, 1999, and 2000 meetings." The volume covers "a wide variety of contemporary and historical topics," including baby lore, stories about notable women, stories about food and cooking, information about the Model T Ford, and more (inside front cover). The index begins on page 339.
Date: 2001
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

The Bounty of Texas

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains a miscellany of Texas, Mexican and Spanish folklore, including information about hunting, canning, cooking, and other folklore. The index begins on page 225.
Date: 1990
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Wedding Shoes

Description: Pair of white kid ladies' shoes. Styled with pointed-toes, the white kid leather upper has a vamp decorated with geometric and stylized foliate designs in crystal beads. The shoes secure across instep with single ribbon tie on each, creating a "peep" just above toes. Lined in white leather. Natural brown leather sole. Heel is of medium height, rounded at back and tapering slightly to base. Similar to what would become a Cuban heel. Maker's code stamped inside: "35-C 3021" Worn by Norma Tiemann at her marriage to Val L. Lehmann in Brenham, Texas in 1907.
Date: 1907
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Minutes for the TXSSAR Board of Managers Meeting: July 13, 1974]

Description: Minutes from a meeting of the TXSSAR Board of Managers, held on Saturday, July 13, 1974 at the Gay Hill, Texas, including a summary of activities and business discussed. The meeting was called to order and presided over by President Red, when the meeting was adjourned the members were delighted to a lunch prepared by Mrs. Red.
Date: July 13, 1974
Creator: Sons of the American Revolution. Texas Society.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Water Quality of Somerville Lake South-Central Texas

Description: Purpose of this report: This report summarizes the variations of selected water-quality constituents and properties for Somerville Lake based on water-quality records collected from August 1975 to August 1980. The report also contains information on the watershed environment in relation to the quality of water in the impoundment.
Date: 1983
Creator: McPherson, Emma & Mendieta, H. B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: FAA lottery]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: July 14, 1982, 5:00 p.m.
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Mutscher]

Description: Photocopy of a script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: March 22, 1971, 6:30 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections