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Our stories: the Medicine Mound settlers' community scrapbook

Our stories: the Medicine Mound settlers' community scrapbook

Date: 1997
Creator: Neal, Bill
Description: This book contains some Medicine Mound family histories, extracts of news stories from the Quanah Tribune-Chief, and stories from citizens.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The Austin Papers: October 1834--January, 1837, Volume 3

The Austin Papers: October 1834--January, 1837, Volume 3

Date: 1926~
Creator: Barker, Eugene C.
Description: This text contains the third portion of the Austin Papers, which are documents covering October, 1834 to January, 1837. According to the preface, the documents include, "business memoranda, physiographical observations, petitions and memorials to local and superior governments, political addresses and proclamations, and much personal and official correspondence" (p. iii). Index starts on page 489.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Warriors of Color

Warriors of Color

Date: 1995
Creator: Sayre, Harold Ray
Description: This text is a compilation of genealogical information regarding 63 African-American "Buffalo Soldiers" enlisted in the U.S. Army. The entries include biographical notes, timelines, and transcripts of documents related to service in the military and life afterward. Index starts on page 520.
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Booming Mexia in the Roaring 20's

Booming Mexia in the Roaring 20's

Date: March 1955
Creator: Simmons, Nanine
Description: Compilation of articles published during 1955 in The Waco-Times Herald, written by Nanine Simmons about the history of Mexia, Texas and focusing on the oil boom in the 1920s. The author includes a preface regarding the sources of her information and editorial notes for some of the articles to provide more context.
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Oklahoma, a history of the state and its people, v. 1

Oklahoma, a history of the state and its people, v. 1

Date: 1929
Creator: Thoburn, Joseph B. (Joseph Bradfield), 1866-1941 & Wright, Muriel H. (Muriel Hazel), 1889-1975
Description: Volume 1 covers the history of Oklahoma from prehistoric times to the 1880's with special emphasis on Native Americans and the use of Oklahoma as the Indian territory. Also includes information on geography and natural features.
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Oklahoma, a history of the state and its people, v. 2

Oklahoma, a history of the state and its people, v. 2

Date: 1929
Creator: Thoburn, Joseph B. (Joseph Bradfield), 1866-1941 & Wright, Muriel H. (Muriel Hazel), 1889-1975
Description: Volume 2 covers the history of Oklahoma from the mid-19th to early 20th centuries. Includes information on railways, the cattle industry, the opening of Oklahoma lands and the push for statehood.
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From a southern porch, by Dorothy Scarborough.

From a southern porch, by Dorothy Scarborough.

Date: 1919
Creator: Scarborough, Dorothy
Description: A fictional account of Southern life by teacher, folklorist, and writer, Dorothy Scarborough.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Year book of the Dallas Architectural Club and catalogue of its first annual exhibition : held at the Jefferson Hotel, Dallas, February eleventh to eighteenth, 1922

Year book of the Dallas Architectural Club and catalogue of its first annual exhibition : held at the Jefferson Hotel, Dallas, February eleventh to eighteenth, 1922

Date: 1922
Creator: Dallas Architectural Club.
Description: The Yearbook of the Dallas Architectural Club and a catalogue of its first annual exhibition, held at the Jefferson Hotel, Dallas. Includes lists of the club's members, and many photos and illustrations of buildings designed by the members.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill - Golden Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill - Golden Wedding Anniversary

Date: October 8, 1993
Creator: unknown
Description: Standing in a gazebo, Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill, married October 7, 1933 in Creedmoor, TX celebrated their golden anniversary on Sat, October 8, 1983. A reception was hosted by their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren at the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge in Austin, TX. They have 17 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The National Cooperative Soil Survey of the United States

The National Cooperative Soil Survey of the United States

Date: October 1998
Creator: Gardner, David Rice
Description: Document describes the origins and history of the Soil Survey with an emphasis on the time periods of 1899-1912, 1912-1920, 1920-1933, and 1933-1952. "For each of the four chronological periods, a brief introductory chapter describes the general political and administrative environment then prevailing, and a summary of the progress of the Soil Survey achieved under such an environment." (p. 36) Also provides information on early soil sampling, typing, mapping, and interpretation. Also tells about the coordination of the National Cooperative Soil Survey and developments in the National Cooperative Soil Survey from 1952-1957.
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