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Influences on the Hispanic Woman's Selection of Work and Social Activity Apparel

Description: This study investigated significant influences including Hispanicness, traditionalism and demographic characteristics on Hispanic women's purchase behavior when selecting work and social activity apparel. A sample of 114 Hispanic women from a Hispanic professional organization or businesses in the Dallas and El Paso, Texas areas. Surveys were collected by mail or administered to subjects. Analyses included frequencies, percentages, t-tests, and Pearson's product-moment correlations. For both situations, mean scores indicated the most influential information sources were: clothing displays, friends, and female family members, while the most used acquisition sources were: department and specialty stores. In both situations, these women had very feminine appearance attributes and very feminine and fashionable clothing style. Hispanicness, traditionalism, and demographic characteristics made some difference when selecting work and social activity apparel.
Date: August 1994
Creator: Sifuentes, D. Ileana
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Letter from Mrs. B. M. Williams to B. M. Williams, Jr. - February 24, 1907]

Description: Letter from Mrs. B.M. Williams of Gainesville to her son, describing events that have happened at home, including health of family members, the farming business, the weather, and a torrential hail storm. It includes the original envelope, addressed to Mr. B. M. Williams, Jr. in El Paso, Texas.
Date: February 24, 1907
Creator: Williams, Mrs. B. M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Byrd to Irene - February 22, 1912]

Description: Letter from Byrd to a friend named Irene, in which Byrd suggests remedies for Irene's recent sickness and appears to be responding to Irene's recent letters regarding friends in El Paso, going to see shows, and working to earn money for a trousseau.
Date: February 22, 1912
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

An Application of Digital Video Recording and Off-grid Technology to Burrowing Owl Conservation Research

Description: Through this research, engineering students and conservation biologists constructed an off-grid video system for observing western burrowing owls in El Paso, Texas. The burrowing owl has a declining population and their range decreasing, driving scientists' interest to see inside the den for observing critical nesting behavior. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) biologists wanted videos from inside the dark, isolated hillside owl burrows. This research yielded a replicable multi-camera prototype, empowering others to explore applications of engineering and wildlife monitoring. The remote station used an off-the-shelf video recording system, solar panels, charge controller, and lead acid batteries. Four local K-12 science educators participated in system testing at Lake Ray Roberts State Park through the Research Experiences for Teachers (RET, NSF #1132585) program, as well as four undergraduate engineering students as senior design research.
Date: August 2014
Creator: Williams, Jennifer M.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Synopsis: Beatriz Terrazas

Description: This article is a short biography of photojournalist, writer and video producer Beatriz Terrazas, based on an oral history discussing her education and career.
Date: October 19, 2014
Creator: Blanco, Fabianna; Boyett, Pennie; Schrader, Adam & Siegle, Jaimie
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Oral History Interview with Beatriz Terrazas, October 19, 2014

Description: Interview with Beatriz Terrazas, photojournalist, writer, and producer for JMD Multimedia. The interview includes discussion of her childhood, the foundation of her photojournalism and subsequent writing careers, her favorite assignments, challenges faced on the job, and advice on succeeding in the industry.
Date: October 19, 2014
Creator: Blanco, Fabianna; Boyett, Pennie; Schrader, Adam; Siegle, Jaimie & Terrazas, Beatriz
Partner: UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism

Portal to Texas History Newspaper OCR Text Dataset: El Paso

Description: Dataset of OCR text from The Portal to Texas History and the Texas Digital Newspaper Program. This dataset includes titles from El Paso Texas from the years 1881 to 1921. Titles included in this dataset include: El Paso Daily Herald, El Paso Daily Times, El Paso Herald, El Paso International Daily Times, El Paso Morning Times, El Paso Sunday Times, El Paso Times, The El Paso Daily Times, and The El Paso Time. In all there are 17,104 issues comprised of 177,640 pages of text.
Date: November 12, 2015
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Oral History Interview with George E. Fortenberry, September 24, 2003

Description: Interview with George E. Fortenberry, who is an Army veteran and college professor from Arlington, Texas. In the interview, Fortenberry discusses his experiences in the Southwest Pacific Theatre during his time as a member of the 112th Cavalry of the Texas National Guard during World War II. He also describes what it was like growing up during the Great Depression and attending various different schools in both Texas and Oklahoma. Fortenberry discusses why he decided to join the National Guard, and also his experiences in early basic cavalry training. During much of the interview, Fortenberry reminisces about many of his various assignments and duties while serving in the war. Among these discussed include his assignment as a clerk to the veterinary section, time in Fort Bliss and Fort Clark, his shipment overseas to Noumea in New Caledonia, his transfer to the Medical Detachment as a clerk, and his time in New Britain, New Guinea and the Philippines. Fortenberry also recollects about everyday life in the Southwest Pacific, and includes details on tropical diseases and combat-related psychological problems that many of his comrades suffered through.
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Date: September 24, 2003
Creator: Johnston, Glenn T. & Fortenberry, George E.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

Determination of an Adequate Course of Industrial Arts for Ninth Grade in Terms of Child Needs, Psychological Possibilities, and Social Needs

Description: This is a study to determine an adequate course for ninth-grade industrial arts in terms of child needs, psychological possibilities, and social needs, as indicated by the ninth-grade boys in Bowie High School, El Paso, Texas.
Date: 1942
Creator: Tomkins, Alex
Partner: UNT Libraries

An Evaluation of the Psychological Principles of Learning Used in the Social Studies Curriculum of the Elementary Grades

Description: The problem of this study is to establish criteria of psychological factors that should be included in a social studies educational program of the elementary grades to measure the program planned for the social studies of the elementary grades of the Houston, El Paso, Fort Worth, and Amarillo, Texas, public schools.
Date: 1947
Creator: Stucker, Myrtle
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Comparison of the Physical Development, Motor Capacity, and Strength of Anglo-American and Spanish-American Boys in El Paso High School, El Paso, Texas

Description: The problem of the present investigation may be briefly stated as follows: To make a comparison of the physical development, motor capacities, and strength of the Spanish-American and Anglo-American boys of the El Paso High School, El Paso, Texas.
Date: 1952
Creator: Yarbrough, Terrell
Partner: UNT Libraries

Pumps

Description: Pair of woman's pumps of black leather and black patent leather. Designed as spectator pumps with a rounded toe, the toebox and the heels are of black patent leather, piped at edge with thin band of white leather. The rest of the upper is of black leather. The 2 1/4" high heel is covered in black patent leather. Designer's label stamped in left shoe: "Herbert Levine" Retailer's label stamped in right shoe: "Amen Wardy / El Paso Texas" Handwritten inside shoe: "7 1/2 M / 30028"
Date: 1970/1977
Creator: Herbert Levine
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pumps

Description: Pair of woman's pumps of black silk faille. Designed with a square toe, the plain uppers contrast with the 2 1/2" high heels, which have a mosaic of white/clear, black, and brown rhinestones creating a leopard pattern. Designer's label inside left shoe: "Herbert Levine" Retailer's label inside right shoe: "Amen Wardy / El Paso Texas" Handwritten inside shoe: "7 1/2 M / 300033"
Date: 1960/1969
Creator: Herbert Levine
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pumps

Description: Pair of pumps in black calf and black patent leather. The square-toed shoes have a black calf leather toe-box and "tongue", crossed by a wide black patent leather strap at vamp which secures at outside edge with small gold colored buckle. The sides and heel of the shoes are of black patent leather, cut low at sides towards the front. Chunky 2 1/4" high heel, tapering slightly to base, rounded at sides and back, square across front. Stamped inside shoes: Designer's label: "Herbert Levine" Retailer's label: "Amen Warde / El Paso * Texas" Illegible marks handwritten inside shoes.
Date: 197u
Creator: Herbert Levine
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pumps

Description: Women's high heel pumps of yellow patent leather. Designed with squared toe with plain uppers, the 1 1/2" high black patent leather heels have an inlay of concentric rectangles of alternating navy blue, green, orange, and red leather. Lined in cream leather. Designer Label (Left shoe): "Herbert Levine" Retailer's Label (Right shoe): "Amen Wardy / El Paso, Texas" Handwritten notation inside shoe: "7 1/2 M / 16887"
Date: 1970/1977
Creator: Herbert Levine
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pumps

Description: Pair of pumps of beige leather. The shoes are designed with a square toe and plain uppers with a large bow at vamp formed of a twist of the same leather. Heels covered in same leather, tapering to base. Designer label: "Herbert Levine" Retailer Label: "Amen Wardy / El Paso Texas" Handwritten inside: "7 1/2M / 30030"
Date: [1964..1969]
Creator: Herbert Levine
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Shoes

Description: Shoes of red leather with large rectangular accent panel of white textured leather on vamp which curls up from toe and lays over vamp. Stacked chunky heel. Opening piped in black leather. Square toe. Navy blue heel. Designer label: "Herbert Levine" Retailer label: "Amen Wardy / El Paso Texas" Handwritten inside: "7 1/2 M / 30033"
Date: [1964..1969]
Creator: Herbert Levine
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hat

Description: Hat of tan felt with cloche-style crown. Slightly turned up brim in back. Tan grosgrain and bow as trim around crown. Retailer's stamp on inside crown: "Made expressly for / Popular Dry Goods Co." Manufacturer's stamp on inside crown: "Willoughby" Size tag: "22 1/2 / Willoughby / Hat"
Date: 1935
Creator: Willoughby
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pumps

Description: Pair of pumps of black patent leather. Designed with squared-off toes, the plain uppers have slight stitching detail around upper edge. The low heels are of red leather with applied scattered gold metal stars in two sizes. Maker's label: "Herbert Levine" Retailer's label: "Amen Wardy / El Paso Texas" Handwritten inside: "8 M / 12400"
Date: 1970/1977
Creator: Herbert Levine
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 3, 1971-2000

Description: Book containing information about the publishing history of the Texas Folklore Society, as well as anecdotes about the gatherings of the Society, information about past presidents of the Society, and Society by-laws. The index begins on page 219.
Date: 2000
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press