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Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to September, 1918

Description: Bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines: "This publication is devoted exclusively to a review and abstracts of decisions based on the laws governing the rights and duties of mine owners, operators, miners, and persons trafficking in all kinds of mining properties. It includes abstracts of current decisions of all the Federal and State courts of last resort on questions relating to the mining industries" (Bulletin 61, p. 9).
Date: 1919
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: September to December, 1918

Description: Bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines: "This publication is devoted exclusively to a review and abstracts of decisions based on the laws governing the rights and duties of mine owners, operators, miners, and persons trafficking in all kinds of mining properties. It includes abstracts of current decisions of all the Federal and State courts of last resort on questions relating to the mining industries" (Bulletin 61, p. 9).
Date: 1919
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: January to May 1919

Description: Bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines: "This publication is devoted exclusively to a review and abstracts of decisions based on the laws governing the rights and duties of mine owners, operators, miners, and persons trafficking in all kinds of mining properties. It includes abstracts of current decisions of all the Federal and State courts of last resort on questions relating to the mining industries" (Bulletin 61, p. 9).
Date: 1919
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Alfalfa on Corn-Belt Farms

Description: "Alfalfa, on Corn Belt farms, if introduced in any considerable acreage, requires a great amount of labor at the most critical stage of the cultivation of corn. This bulletin tells how the more successful Corn Belt growers fit alfalfa into their cropping systems without interfering seriously with labor schedules. This is done in the main by speeding up the haying operations and corn cultivation by the use of labor-saving implements and more efficient methods. To some extent, the use of alfalfa … more
Date: 1919
Creator: Drake, J. A.; Rundles, J. C. & Jennings, R. D. (Ralph Dickieson), 1892-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Baling Hay

Description: "This bulletin aims to help the hay grower solve some of the problems that arise in connection with baling hay; to decide whether to buy a press or depend on custom balers, to select the type of press best suited to his needs if hey buys, and to settle to best advantage questions in farm practice that determine efficiency in the settling and operation of a hay press." -- p. 2
Date: 1919
Creator: McClure, H. B. (Harry B.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Booklet: WWI Army Division Insignia Information]

Description: Booklet that details different army divisions serving under Pershing's American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, complete with maps and insignias. The booklet includes color chromolithographic printing on the cover and illustrations throughout of each insignia paired with descriptive text in a list format. The booklet was published in 1919 through the training and staging camp stationed at Fort Dix in New Jersey.
Date: 1919
Creator: Lauderdale, Victor
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Boots

Description: Pair of lady's boots of black leather. The "high button shoes" are designed with pointed toes, slightly rounded at tips. The boots lace up along the front with 18 holes. Lined at with black fabric. Modified Louis or boulevard heels, rounded at sides and back, flaring to base, and curved at front. Black leather soles. Embroidered logo inside: "[Part lion/part fish symbol] / Wichert / New York"
Date: 1919
Creator: Wichert
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Campus aerial, North Texas State Normal College]

Description: Photograph of a photograph of the NTSNC campus from the air. Buildings that can be seen are the Main Building, the Education Building, the Hospital, the Power Plant, the Manual Arts Building, and the Library. On the right side of the image is Avenue A.The print is framed by tape and a note on the photograph reads "Air-plane view, North Texas State Normal College, Photograph Copyright 1919 by-Albert Addison."
Date: 1919
Creator: Addison, Albert
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Care and Repair of Farm Implements: No. 5, Grain Separators

Description: "An enormous waste of grain and great loss of time result every year through the inefficient work of thrashing machines that are not properly repaired and put in thorough working condition before the beginning of the working season.... The separator should be overhauled at the close of the thrashing season or during the winter, needed parts ordered, and necessary repairs and adjustments made. This will tend to lengthen the life of the machine, and prevent loss of time and money from breakdowns … more
Date: 1919
Creator: Johnson, Elmer
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Cattle-Fever Ticks and Methods of Eradication

Description: This bulletin discusses the cattle-fever tick and methods for controlling it. Possible methods include dipping, pasture rotation, and arsenical dips. The life history of the tick is also discussed.
Date: 1919
Creator: Ellenberger, W. P. & Chapin, Robert M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The City Home Garden

Description: "Fresh vegetables for an average family may be grown upon a large back yard or city lot.... Thousands of acres of idle land that may be used for gardens are still available within the boundaries of our large cities. Some of the problems that confront the city gardener are more difficult than those connected with the farm garden, and it is the object of this bulletin to discuss these problems from a practical standpoint." -- p. 2. Soil preparation, tools, seeding, watering, diseases and pests, a… more
Date: 1919
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Commercial Comb-Honey Production

Description: This bulletin details the process for producing honey which is marketed in its original honeycomb and discusses the equipment needed, management of bees, and collection of the honeycombs.
Date: 1919
Creator: Demuth, Geo. S. (George S.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Compilation of War Laws of the Various States and Insular Possessions

Description: Text containing the laws related to World War I that were enacted within the United States and possessions in the Caribbean. Summaries of the laws are organized by topic, which are listed alphabetically in the table of contents (pp. 5-6). Index starts on page 185
Date: 1919
Creator: United States. Army. Office of the Judge Advocate General
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Conserving Corn From Weevils in the Gulf Coast States

Description: This report discusses the destructive impact of weevils on the corn crop in the southern United States and controls measures which farmers may find effective in reducing their losses to this pest. Among the insects discussed are the Angoumois grain moth and the rice or "black" weevil.
Date: 1919
Creator: Back, E. A. (Ernest Adna), 1886-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Control of the Onion Thrips

Description: "The onion thrips, a minute, prolific insect almost invisible to the unaided eye, is the most serious menace to the onion-growing industry throughout the whole United States.... The thrips preys upon cabbage, cauliflower, and similar plants, cucumber, melons, and other vine crops, and most other garden and truck crops, though it is more injurious to some than to others. It is injurious to roses and some other ornamentals and to greenhouse plants. It also breeds upon a large variety of weeds. Cl… more
Date: 1919
Creator: Chittenden, F. H. (Frank Hurlbut), 1858-1929
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Controlling Important Fungous and Insect Enemies of the Pear in the Humid Sections of the Pacific Northwest

Description: "Pear growers of the coast regions of Washington and Oregon can greatly increase the yields of their trees by careful spraying at the right time and with the proper materials. The losses occurring at present are largely due to pear scab and various insect pests. This bulletin describes the more important fungus and insect enemies of the pear in the region mentioned and gives directions for combating them. It also tells how to prepare the spray materials needed and how to apply them. A spraying … more
Date: 1919
Creator: Fisher, D. F. & Newcomer, E. J. (Erval Jackson), 1890-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Currants and Gooseberries

Description: "This bulletin gives information with regard to the essential features of currant and gooseberry culture, indicates the regions in which these plants may be grown, and points out certain restrictions on their culture due to insect pests and diseases.... The reader will find helpful suggestions regarding the selection of varieties of currants and gooseberries for planting, as well as recipes for making some widely popular fruit products." -- p. 2
Date: 1919
Creator: Darrow, George M. (George McMillan), 1889-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Decline and Ultimate Production of Oil Wells, with Notes on the Valuation of Oil Properties

Description: From General Statement Purpose of the Report: "The present investigation was undertaken for the purpose of supplying some of the material so badly needed in the valuation and more efficient operation of oil properties. Because of the lack of time for further studies, the amount of data already accumulated and the policy of the Bureau of Mines of publishing as soon as possible any information that may be of use to an industry, the bulletin is issued now."
Date: 1919
Creator: Beal, Carl H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Dry Farming for Better Wheat Yields: The Columbia and Snake River Basins

Description: "This bulletin deals in particular with the dry farming methods practiced on grain farms in the Pacific Northwest where the rainfall is less than 18 to 20 inches annually, but it also contains advice helpful to all farmers of that region who practice summer-fallowing. Its purpose is to show the possibility of increasing crop yields in the dry-farming areas by using improved methods, and to discuss the practices which have been found most advantageous.... The purposes of summer-fallowing and det… more
Date: 1919
Creator: Hunter, Byron, b. 1869
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Eelworm Disease of Wheat and Its Control

Description: "The eelworm disease of wheat, long known in Europe, has been found during the past year causing considerable damage in Virginia and in isolated localities in West Virginia, Maryland, Georgia, and California. Every effort should be made to control the trouble in these infested regions, to prevent its further spread, and to find other localities where the disease may exist. The disease may be recognized on young and old plants and in the thrashed wheat by the descriptions given in this bulletin.… more
Date: 1919
Creator: Byars, Luther P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The European Corn Borer: A Menace to the Country's Corn Crop

Description: "The European corn borer probably is the most injurious plant pest that has yet been introduced into this country. It is now known to be present in an area of about 320 square miles near Boston, Massachusetts. Unless repressed and restricted it may be spread throughout the country and cause serious and widespread losses to the corn crop.... To suppress this pest burn or otherwise destroy during the fall, winter, or spring all cornstalks, corn stubble, crop remnants, and stalks of garden plants,… more
Date: 1919
Creator: Caffrey, D. J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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