Search Results

Portrait of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (1870-1924)

Description: The frontal portrait of a seated man with a hand raised to his chin with his right arm resting on a table is the subject of this painting. Maps can be seen on the wall behind and books rest on the table.
Access: Restricted to UNT Community Members. Login required if off-campus.
Date: 1934
Creator: Petrov-Vodkin, Kuz'ma
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
open access

Quince Growing.

Description: Provides information about growing quince, including soil requirements, propagation, varieties, planting and care of trees, and insect and disease control.
Date: May 1938
Creator: Gould, H. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Gloves

Description: Pair of ladies' gloves. The "hands" are of pale brown with white fabric, possibly a silk/cotton blend. Seamed on inside, they have 3 darts on back of each hand done with dark brown stitching. At wrist on each side is a v-shaped extension which joins to the "cuff", which is of light brown cotton with yellow tones. The scalloped edges of the "cuff" and semi-circular sections on the back of each are piped in dark brown fabric. The "cuffs" are styled as a wrap dress, with an overlap at back of wrist. The overlap has a single cylindrical button of black plastic designed to appear carved with three notches in the side revealing pale green/yellow below and at ends. Manufacturer's tag inside gloves: "Kayser, 52 * Reg / Made in Germany / 6"; Stamped in lining by tag: "Kayser 52". The gloves are accompanied by the original paper care tag: "WASH / GLOVES / ON HANDS / Use almost cool / water and a pure / mild soap. We re- / commend PALM- / OLIVE BEADS. Do / not rub. After wash- / ing take gloves off / rinse thoroughly in / cold water. Pull / lengthwise wrap / and squeeze in / towel. Then stretch / into shape and / leave to dry / KAYSER / The Name on every pair / Made in Germany / Trade Marks / Rege Krussig."
Date: 1930/1939
Creator: Julius Kayser & Co.
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
open access

Care of food in the home.

Description: Provides information about the causes of food spoilage and suggests methods for keeping foods in good condition.
Date: 1936
Creator: United States. Bureau of Home Economics.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
open access

Rammed Earth Walls for Buildings.

Description: Describes how to construct a building that uses rammed earth for walls.
Date: May 1937
Creator: Betts, M. C. (Morris Cotgrave), 1875-1936 & Miller, T. A. H. (Thomas Arrington Huntington), 1885-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
open access

Chrysanthemums for the home.

Description: Discusses chrysanthemum-growing in terms of soil and air requirements, annual division and replanting, types of blooms, and insect enemies.
Date: 1939
Creator: Morrison, B. Y. (Benjamin Yoe), 1891-1966
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
open access

Dwarf Fruits.

Description: Describes methods for propagating dwarf fruit trees, and the steps necessary to maintain them.
Date: February 1939
Creator: Gould, H. P.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
open access

Eliminating Bats From Buildings.

Description: Describes the habits of bats and possible places they choose to live, including houses. Provides various methods for repelling them. Argues against killing bats except as a last resort.
Date: September 1935
Creator: Silver, James, b. 1890
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
open access

Permanent fruit and vegetable gardens.

Description: Provides instructions for planning a permanent garden that yields both annual and perennial vegetables, as well as small fruits; lists the best plants to use.
Date: August 1937
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870 & Close, C. P. (Charles Phillip), 1868-1940
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
open access

Strawberry Clover.

Description: Describes the growth of strawberry clover in fields, its benefits and tolerance, and steps for planting, cultivating, and seed production.
Date: July 1939
Creator: Hollowell, E. A. (Eugene Amos)
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
open access

Planting Southern Pines.

Description: Describes different types of southern pines, how to plant stock, and maintaining the trees as they continue to grow.
Date: June 1938
Creator: Wakeley, Philip C. (Philip Carman), 1902-
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
open access

Production of Chicory and Endive.

Description: Discusses the characteristics of chicory and endive, and describes the steps necessary to successfully produce them.
Date: October 1937
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
open access

Production of Spinach.

Description: Describes characteristics and varieties of spinach, and provides farmers with recommendations for soils, fertilizers, cultivating, and harvesting it.
Date: April 1938
Creator: Beattie, James H. (James Herbert), b. 1882 & Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
open access

Production of Garlic.

Description: Discusses garlic as a crop in terms of its different varieties, the steps for preparing land, cultivating, harvesting, cleaning, and shipping garlic for the market.
Date: July 1938
Creator: Beattie, James H. (James Herbert), b. 1882 & Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Back to Top of Screen