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[Sunbelt Championship pendant]

Description: Photograph of a Sunbelt Championship pendant, held by UNT Special Collections. The pendant is dark grey in color, the word Champions engraved at the bottom. The middle of the pendant is in the shape of a football, studded with clear and green gems. The pendant is not attached to anything. Awarded to North Texas for winning the Sunbelt Football Championship
Date: November 23, 2015
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Brave Combo playing at the Union, 1985]

Description: Photograph of Brave Combo playing at the Union, Carl Finch (left) and Barnes (right) entertain students outside of the third union building, 1985. Carl Finch started the band Brave Combo in 1979, the same year he completed his M.F.A. at North Texas. A mainstay of the Texas music scene today, Brave Combo’s sound is often described as “polka” or “world music” and combines influences ranging from Polish American polka to Zydeco.
Date: 1979
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Apogee Stadium coin]

Description: Photograph of an Apogee Stadium coin, held by UNT Special Collections. The coin is a shiny silver in color. On the front side of the coin, the words Apogee Stadium is in the middle. The rim of it is a dark green, word inside the rim. The back of the coin is in the same way, except in the middle is the green eagle symbol for UNT, and the words are the university name and the date September 10, 2011.
Date: November 23, 2015
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[North Texas Centennial medallion]

Description: Photograph of the North Texas Centennial Medallion, held by UNT Special Collections. The medallion is bronze in color and held on a yellow ribbon. The centerpiece design is the University's clocktower and the text reads the University of North Texas Centennial 1890-1990. In 1990 UNT kicked off a full year of celebration to mark the university’s 100th anniversary.
Date: November 23, 2015
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Samuel French Award]

Description: Photograph of the Grover Lewis' Samuel French Award, held by UNT Special Collections. The award is a smooth, black rectangle. The top of it has a golden emblem of two masks and a dragon-like figure, the name of the award around inside it. At the bottom is a gold rectangle with the information on the presentation of the award. The Samuel French Award presented to North Texas State College in 1958 for Grover Lewis' performance at the National Collegiate Playwriting Contest for “Wait For Morning, Child."
Date: November 23, 2015
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Civilian Pilot Training Program]

Description: Photograph of two men seated inside of an airplane, looking at the third man who is starting the propeller. The airplane is parked in the middle of an empty field, two blocks of wood blocking the wheels from moving forward. The Civilian Pilot Training Program was instituted at North Texas in October 1940. Flight training, which was provided by Floyd Flying Service, included instruction in air regulations, aerial navigation, and meteorology. About three hundred students received training in the program before its replacement in 1942 by the civil aeronautics administration program. Pictured are Charles Sanford and Howard Jackson in the plane, and Newell Langford spinning the propeller.
Date: February 20, 2015
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Our Small Door]

Description: Photograph of a newsletter titled Our Small Door. The newspaper's title is written in the cloud illustration at the top of the page. Under the title, Our Small Door described itself as "a family village bulletin board of events, needs, services, and concepts." Our Small Door was located on 118 Fry St., Denton, Texas.
Date: December 10, 2015
Creator: Cochran, Mike
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Men and Women in World War II from Denton County]

Description: Photograph of the book, The Men and Women in World War II from Denton County. The book contains photographs and biographical information on the men and women who served in the armed forces in World War II and was published in 1945. The book is white and has a textured surface. At the top of it is an emblem of the American flag (without the stars). The words are engraved in the same white surface, the first four words of the book title are diagonal from left to right.
Date: November 23, 2015
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Freshman beanie, 1948]

Description: Photograph of a Freshman beanie. Freshmen bought a beanie with the year of their expected graduation when they registered for classes. The beanies were worn at the beginning of the fall semester and to the first football game. The beanie is green and has an embroidered white 48 on the cap and a white button at the top.
Date: November 23, 2015
Creator: Chris Osburn
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A Presentation of Facilities of the North Texas State Teachers College]

Description: “A Presentation of Facilities of the North Texas State Teachers College Available for Use by the Federal Government in the War Emergency," held by UNT Special Collections. “A Presentation of Facilities of the North Texas State Teachers College Available for Use by the Federal Government in the War Emergency” was published to provide information on organizing the campus to provided training and housing to the armed services.
Date: 1942/1943
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[NTSC class ring]

Description: Photograph of an NTSC class ring, held by UNT Special Collections. A class ring issued during the period when the school’s name was North Texas State College, 1949 – 1961. The ring, seen on the model's pinky finger, is a worn silver with a circular emblem in the middle.
Date: July 18, 2016
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Military training at North Texas]

Description: Photograph of one of several military units training at North Texas parades down Denton’s Theater Row in 1942. From September 1942 to December 1943, training detachments of the Army Air Forces were housed in Chilton Hall. The military soldiers are seen marching down a street by a row of shops in a downtown area. Cars are parked in front of the shops, one of them titled Theatre Row.
Date: May 4, 2015
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Women training on the fire drill tower]

Description: Photograph of women training on a fire drill tower. The tower is approximately three stories tall and ladders are propped against the building on the three sides. In April 1942 the Women’s Defense Corps was formed at UNT. The primary purpose of the organization was to train college women to organize their hometown defense and to instruct their fellow citizens in home defense. Training in the first aid, firefighting, the use of gas masks, and ambulance driving was included in this program.
Date: May 7, 2015
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Soldiers Housed on campus]

Description: Photograph of women dancing with soldiers. The soldiers are all in their army uniforms, and the women in black dresses and black heels. The room is filled with these couples standing by each other dancing. The soldiers were housed on campus, and those from nearby camps were also guests at dances held on campus.
Date: May 7, 2015
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Scott Bakula and Sinbad filming "Necessary Roughness"]

Description: Photograph of Scott Bakula and Sinbad filming "Necessary Roughness." Several actors are dressed in this faux uniform for the Texas State Armadillos, while several crewmen around them hold up cameras and boom boxes. UNT’s buildings and football field served as backdrop for the 1991 football comedy film Necessary Roughness. The University was compensated $65,000 for use of its facilities. In the movie, the fictional Texas State Armadillos follow a string of successful seasons with a host of NCAA violations.
Date: 1990/1991
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The 1988 time capsule]

Description: Photograph of the 1988 time capsule that was buried in front of the Hurley Administration Building. It had been assembled to commemorate the occasion of the seventh name change for the university. The name was changed to the University of North Texas from North Texas State University. It was buried alongside the 1962 time capsule, which documented the first year the school was a university.
Date: November 23, 2015
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Kathy Ireland filming "Necessary Roughness"]

Description: Photograph of Kathy Ireland filming "Necessary Roughness." Kathy Ireland is acting as the character Lucy Draper, the kicker for the Armadillos. Ireland is standing on the movie set in her football uniform and smiling for her portrait to be taken, film crew and film sets are visible behind her. UNT’s buildings and football field served as the backdrop for the 1991 football comedy film Necessary Roughness. The University was compensated $65,000 for use of its facilities. In the movie, the fictional Texas State Armadillos follows a string of successful seasons with a host of NCAA violations.
Date: 1990/1991
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Football tickets]

Description: Photograph of football tickets, held by UNT Special Collections. The tickets are pink, and one lays on top of the other. The tickets have information on them over the Trinity University game at Fouts Field on November 3, 1956. They have black and red words on them.
Date: November 23, 2015
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Brunsviga Calculator]

Description: Photograph of the Brunsviga calculator, held by UNT Special Collections. The calculator is silver in color and looks like a mini typewriter. The knobs on it are shiny red. The Brunsviga mechanical calculator was originally developed in 1891 and was manufactured until the 1970s when they were replaced by electronic calculators. This example was used by students and faculty in the NTSU Mathematics Department.
Date: November 23, 2015
Creator: UNT Department of Mathematics
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Brandon Kennedy bobblehead]

Description: Photograph of a Brandon Kennedy bobblehead, held by UNT Special Collections. The bobblehead is of Brandon Kennedy, Kennedy was the first African American to earn the Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year. The bobblehead depicts Kennedy is wearing his green North Texas football uniform. Kennedy won the award again in 2003, and was inducted into UNT’s Hall of Fame in 2012.
Date: December 10, 2015
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Necessary Roughness cup]

Description: Photograph of a Necessary Roughness plastic cup, held by UNT Special Collections. The cup has the Paramount Pictures logo printed in UNT green with Necessary Roughness in bold text. In a small cursive the words, "I helped make it happen! are printed at the bottom." UNT’s buildings and football field served as the backdrop for the 1991 football comedy film Necessary Roughness. The University was compensated $65,000 for use of its facilities. In the movie, the fictional Texas State Armadillos follows a string of successful seasons with a host of NCAA violations.
Date: November 23, 2015
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Eppy the Eagle and the fictional Rowdy the Armadillo]

Description: Photograph of UNT's mascot, Eppy the Eagle and the fictional Rowdy the Armadillo from the film Necessary Roughness (1991). Four students are seen gathered around the mascots and asking for their autographs. UNT’s buildings and football field served as backdrop for the 1991 football comedy film Necessary Roughness. The University was compensated $65,000 for use of its facilities. In the movie, the fictional Texas State Armadillos follow a string of successful seasons with a host of NCAA violations.
Date: 1990/1991
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Hockey Hero card]

Description: Photograph of a Hockey Hero card from the Hockey Club of North Texas. The card is small and white, the words Hockey Hero in the middle of it in green. Above that are the words Hockey Club of North Texas, a hockey club symbol.
Date: November 23, 2015
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Liberal Voice]

Description: Photograph of the Liberal Voice newspapers, published in Texas. The pages are worn, with a caricature of a man printed on the front cover. To the right is a small flag that says Noblest Texan, held by a small hand coming out of a hole in the ground.
Date: July 18, 2016
Creator: Cochran, Mike
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections