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Appraisal of the Interconnection Between the St. Johns River and the Surficial Aquifer, East-Central Duval County, Florida

Description: From introduction: The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, conducted a 1-year study to determine the effects of proposed deepening of the navigation channel on the surficial aquifer. A specific objective was to determine the degree of interconnection that exists current between the limestone adjacent to the river and the limestone in the riverbed that is to be dredged.
Date: 1983
Creator: Spechler, Rick M. & Stone, Roy B., Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[Correspondence between Government Officials and the BRAC - 2005]

Description: Correspondence between the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC) and Donald Rumsfeld and between Jeb Bush and the Commission. In them, the Commission seeks answers as to why Rumsfeld did not include his additional recommendations for base closures in an earlier list. In other letters, Jeb Bush argues in favor of making Cecil Field should be made the Navy's East Coast Master Jet Base.
Date: July 1, 2005
Creator: United States. Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[Delta Sigma Theta Awards Gala at the 42nd national convention]

Description: Video footage provided by The Black Academy of Arts and Letters shown during the Delta Sigma Theta Awards Gala. The footage shows an animated slideshow with photo slides of famous members of the sorority along with their names and city. A narrator speaks over the slideshow giving a brief description of the women's accomplishments. The women commonly serve their community in positions of education, politics, civil rights, and public service.
Date: October 6, 1994
Duration: 23 minutes 47 seconds
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Drainage Basins in Duval County, Florida

Description: "Duval County in northeastern Florida and adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean contains approximately 840 square miles of which approximately 80 square miles are covered by water. The county is drained by three major rivers, the St. Johns, Nassau, and St. Marys. In addition, the coastal areas are drained by numerous small streams that empty into the Intracoastal Waterway or the Atlantic Ocean."
Date: 1983
Creator: Stone, Roy B. & Largen, Joseph B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[Letter from Paul Kruse to Mrs. John R. Marsh (Margaret Mitchell), 1937-03-25]

Description: Letter from Paul Kruse addressed to Mrs. John R. Marsh courtesy of Mrs. Paula Hartney. In the letter, Kruse congratulates Mrs. Marsh, who wrote under her maiden name, Margaret Mitchell, on the success of her novel Gone with the Wind and asks her to personally autograph a copy of the book that Kruse has included.
Date: March 25, 1937
Creator: Kruse, Paul
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Manufacturer [Sic] of Densified-Refuse Derived Fuel (d-RDF) Pellets and Methods for the Determination of d-RDF Pellet Densities

Description: There are 150 million tons of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) annually produced in the United States, which is approximately equivalent to 150 million barrels of oil. MSW production is inexhaustible, and is increasing on an annual per capita basis of approximately three per cent. After controlling the moisture and adding a binder, the combustible portion of MSW was converted to pellets. The objects of this project were to 1) evaluate the binder, 2) prepare the pellets, and 3) evaluate the pellets w… more
Date: December 1986
Creator: Attili, Bassam Saleem
Partner: UNT Libraries
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[Memorandum and Correspondence between the BRAC and a Florida Delegation - August 2005]

Description: Correspondence between the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC) and a Florida Delegation regarding the potential use of Cecil Field in Duval County, Florida. Includes Commission memorandums, letters from Jeb Bush, Robert J. Natter, John Leenhouts, and John Peyton, as well as maps of the location and cost charts.
Date: August 11, 2005
Creator: United States. Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Navy Nuclear Aircraft Carrier (CVN) Homeporting at Mayport: Background and Issues for Congress

Description: On January 14, 2009, the Navy announced that it wants to transfer one of its nuclear-powered aircraft carriers (CVNs) to the Navy home port at Mayport, FL, known formally as Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayport. The Navy's proposed FY2010 budget requests $46.3 million in Military Construction (MilCon) funding for channel dredging at Mayport. The Navy states that a key reason it wants to transfer a CVN to Mayport is to hedge against the risk of a catastrophic event that could damage the Navy's CVN hom… more
Date: June 19, 2009
Creator: O'Rourke, Ronald
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Navy Nuclear Aircraft Carrier (CVN) Homeporting at Mayport: Background and Issues for Congress

Description: This report provides background information and issues for Congress on the Navy's proposal to homeport a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier (CVN) at Mayport, FL. Transferring a CVN from Norfolk, VA, to Mayport would shift from Norfolk to Mayport the local economic activity associated with homeporting a CVN, which some sources estimate as being worth hundreds of millions of dollars per year.
Date: May 12, 2011
Creator: O'Rourke, Ronald
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Navy Nuclear Aircraft Carrier (CVN) Homeporting at Mayport: Background and Issues for Congress

Description: This report provides background information and issues for Congress on the Navy's desire to homeport a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier (CVN) at Mayport, FL. Prior to the submission of the FY2013 budget, Navy plans called for having Mayport ready to homeport a CVN in 2019.
Date: April 26, 2013
Creator: O'Rourke, Ronald
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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[News Script: 6 PM sports]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about Georgia's victory in the Gator Bowl and other bowl game action, Texas versus Penn State in the Cotton Bowl, new introductions into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame, Cowboys versus 49ers, and former Cowboys defensive back Mike Gaechter sues the team.
Date: December 31, 1971, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: 10 PM sports]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about Dallas Blackhawks vs Fort Worth Wings, Texas college baseball, world boxing news, and two NCAA division basketball playoff games, coverage of the National Junior College basketball tournament, and the Greater Jacksonville Golf Open.
Date: March 17, 1972, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Script: 561]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about Carolyn Weatherford who has been elected has secretary of the Southern Baptist woman' s missionary union.
Date: June 10, 1974, 8:25 a.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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