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Welcome to Convair-Fort Worth!

Description: Pamphlet for the employee "family day" (November 5) and general public "open house" (November 6) held at the Convair plant in Fort Worth, Texas in 1960. It includes information about tours and events during the weekend, leadership and employees at the plant, and history about the location and aircraft built there.
Date: November 1960
Creator: General Dynamics Corporation. Convair Division.
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Anthology, Volume 22, Spring 2016

Description: Anthology, the literary journal of Tarleton State University, is produced by students and sponsored by the English department. The publication provides a student forum for literary and visual expression, including original short stories, essays, poetry, artwork, musical compositions, and other creative works.
Date: Spring 2016
Creator: Tarleton State University
Partner: Tarleton State University

"Between the Creeks"

Description: Compiled transcriptions of newspaper articles written by Gwen Pettit about the local history of Allen, Texas. The articles are organized by topic, including land & prairie, Indians, cattle trails, Republic of Texas, Lyndon Baines Johnson, churches, schools, Sam Bass, late 1800s, Civil War, early 1900s, holiday stories, founding families, early roads, early Lucas, early Fairview, H&TC Railroad, photos & sketches, poems, and other articles.
Date: July 2006
Creator: Fisher, Lindy
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The History of The Mexican Patriotic Celebrations Held in Kerrville, Texas from 1923-2003.

Description: Book describing the Mexican-American community in Kerrville, Texas, with a focus on their patriotic celebrations. It includes biographical sketches of relevant families, persons, and committees, clubs, and other organizations, as well as descriptions of celebrations by year and other related events. The book includes compiled supplementary documentation from public records, newspaper articles and photographs.
Date: 2015
Creator: Puig, Robert Guerrero
Item Type: Book
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Travels of A.G. Graves in 1855

Description: Compiled map showing locations where Albert Gallatin Graves traveled in 1855.
Date: 2005~
Creator: Fisher, Lindy
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Family Histories of Lloyd Ollie Croft and Gertrude Kathlena Koenning

Description: Family histories and biographical information (including photographs, records, and other materials) compiled as part of a personal genealogical project. The book is grouped into five sections: Lloyd Ollie (Olie) Croft Family History; Gertrude Kathlena Koenning; Croft Family Group Sheets; Koenning Family Group Sheets; and Simple Register Report - Descendants of Lloyd and Gertrude Koenning Croft. Index starts after page 239.
Date: 2015
Creator: Croft, Lucy Ann Nancy
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Diaries of L.H. and A.G. Graves]

Description: Compiled transcriptions of diaries written by Lucretius Harrison Graves and Albert Gallatin Graves, with some supplementary information and annotations.
Date: 2005-02~
Creator: Fisher, Lindy
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Diaries of Albert Graves and Lucretius Harrison Graves

Description: Presentation discussing the diaries of Albert Graves and his son, Lucretius Harrison Graves. It includes images of the handwritten diaries, content summaries, and supplemental biographical information.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fisher, Lindy
Item Type: Presentation
Partner: UNT Libraries

Family Histories of Bennett Allen Nance and Archie Carlisle Lebus

Description: Family histories and biographical information (including photographs, records, and other materials) compiled as part of a personal genealogical project. The book is grouped into five sections: Bennett Allen Nance Family History; Archie Carlisle Lebus Family History; Nance Family Group Sheets; LeBus Family Group Sheets; and Simple Register Report - Descendants of Bennett and Archie LeBus Nance. Index starts on page 284.
Date: 2014
Creator: Croft, Lucy Ann Nancy
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Name Index to Gwen Pettit Articles]

Description: Spreadsheet index of personal and family names found in the compiled transcriptions of newspaper articles written by Gwen Pettit about the local history of Allen, Texas.
Date: February 2013
Creator: Fisher, Lindy
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Master Plan for Dallas, Texas, Report 8: Land Use

Description: Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report includes tables and charts showing current and future land use as well as current and future zoning districts. According to a "Errata" insert, tables 1, 2, and 3, were made using the "wrong acreage for the Dallas parks...use the revised tables in studying this report."
Date: October 1944
Creator: Harland Bartholomew and Associates
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

An Outline of the Dallas Master Plan

Description: Outline of the Dallas Master Plan compiled by the Dallas City Plan Commission discussing the fourteen previous reports made by Harland Bartholomew. The report also contains maps showing the city's streets, water distribution, parks, etc. Included in the back is a handwritten list made by Mayor J. Woodall Rodgers listing members of the various boards and committees involved in the planning.
Date: 1946
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). City Plan Commission
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

The Master Plan for Dallas, Texas, Report 14: A Preliminary Report Upon a Capital Expenditure Program

Description: Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report includes details concerning a capital expenditure program, such as the allocation of funds, selection of projects and a "[p]roposed 25 Year Program of General Fund Public Improvements. The second part of the report details an improvement program for the water and sanitary sewer systems. The appendix at the end of the report includes 17 tables providing empirical data about the proposed plans.
Date: February 1945
Creator: Harland Bartholomew and Associates
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

A Master Plan for Dallas, Texas Report 3: Past and Probable Future Population

Description: Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report includes tables and charts showing Dallas' population history and expected growth up until approximately 1970; the report looks at factors that could effect the distribution of population, where the future growth may occur, etc.
Date: October 1943
Creator: Harland Bartholomew and Associates
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

City of Dallas, Texas Water Consumption 1907-1946

Description: Line graph showing the amount of water consumed in billion gallons per year from 1907-1946; the trend of the graph is positive, meaning the city is consuming more and more water per year.
Date: 1946~
Creator: Keuffel & Esser Co.
Item Type: Dataset
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Water and Sewage Development Plan Prepared by Dallas City Water Works]

Description: Rough draft of a plan created by Dallas City Waterworks attempting to improve the "water and sanitary sewer utilities serving the Dallas Metropolitan Area." There are charts and graphs throughout the document, including five tables in the back.
Date: February 1945
Creator: Dallas City Waterworks
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

A Master Plan for Dallas, Texas: Water and Sanitary Sewer Utilities

Description: Report providing information about the ongoing city planning for Dallas, Texas that started with the Kessler Plan in 1911. This report includes graphs, charts, and maps concerning the development of an improved water and sanitary sewer system; at the back of the report there are maps showing predicted urban development and the Dallas water distribution system.
Date: February 1945
Creator: Dallas Water Utilities
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

The First Century of Scottish Rite Masonry in Texas, 1867-1967

Description: This book provides an overview of the Scottish Rite organization and history in Texas, including background and introductory information, with descriptions of the Scottish Rite Bodies in Galveston, Austin, El Paso, Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, and Waco. Sections also discuss the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Crippled Children, the Scottish Rite dormitory at the University of Texas, the Scottish Rite Foundation of Texas, Inc., and the Sovereign Grand Inspectors General for Texas, as well as recorded membership. Index starts on page 477.
Date: 1967
Creator: Carter, James David
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries