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Oral History Interview with Ramon M. Ruiz, September 29, 2012

Description: Interview with Ramon Ruiz, a civil servant of the Department of Education and advocate for Hispanic education from La Copita, Texas. Ruiz discusses his family history, growing up, school in Kingsville, local relations between Mexicans and white people, high school football, playing for North Texas State, becoming a coach for elementary school, joining the Job Corps, teaching inmates, working with school districts on desegregation in Texas, and work on various federal education programs in Washington with an emphasis on Hispanic communities and cooperation with Mexico. In appendix is a biography of Ruiz and his resumé.
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Date: September 29, 2012
Creator: Juárez, Miguel & Ruiz, Ramon M.
Partner: UNT Oral History Program
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[News Clip: Clinton]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story.
Date: January 7, 1994, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 54 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Review of Soils Design, Construction, and Prototype Analysis: Blakely Mountain Dam, Arkansas

Description: This report provides a review of the design and performance of the embankment and foundation of Blakely Mountain Dam in Arkansas. "This study is one of a series of similar studies of the foundation and soil mechanics features of earth dams [...] In these studies field experience is analyzed and performance of the completed structures is compared with design predictions to provide information for use in the design and construction of future projects" (p. 1).
Date: October 1956
Creator: Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Comparison of the Leisure Reading Habits of Female Teachers and Non-Teachers

Description: The purpose of this study was to determine, whether there was a significant difference in the leisure reading habits of two groups of women who were college graduates; one group of elementary classroom teachers, grades one through six, and another group of women who were not teachers.
Date: May 1971
Creator: Watson, Thurman O.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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