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Regional Water Plan: Region A (Panhandle), 2016, Volume 1. Main Report

Description: Water plan for Panhandle Region describing water supply locations and suppliers by county, the state of the water supply in the area, forecasts for future usage numbers, management and conservation plans for both suppliers and users in each county, drought plans, impacts of implementation of the water plan, and the plan making process.
Date: November 17, 2015
Creator: Freese and Nichols, Inc.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Photograph of Women and Sailor]

Description: Photograph of two women standing outside a brick building with a man wearing a Navy sailor uniform. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says, "Warren, 'That Sailor,' E. Williams. San Jacinto Church, Amarillo, Jan trip '46."
Date: January 1946
Partner: McMurry University Library

Churning-Machine.

Description: Patent for improvements in churning machines so that they "may be used in connection with containers of different sizes" (lines 14-15).
Date: April 7, 1914
Creator: Crume, John J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Street-Indicator for Cars

Description: Patent for a device that allows passengers to press a button that tells the driver at which streets to stop.
Date: February 10, 1914
Creator: Hamilton, Burnett & Timmons, Cyrus C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Minutes for the TXSSAR Board of Managers Meeting: August 6, 1988]

Description: Minutes from a meeting of the TXSSAR Board of Managers, held on August 6, 1988, in Amarillo, Texas, including a summary of activities and business discussed. The meeting was called to order by President Charles B. Morgan, twenty-members and seventeen guests were in attendance.
Date: August 1988
Creator: Sons of the American Revolution. Texas Society.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Elisha Demerson, June 11, 2016

Description: Elisha Demerson was born and raised in Amarillo. Elisha Demerson and his twin brother both received appointments to West Point, but returned to Amarillo after two years to be near their ill mother. Elisha Demerson first worked at Pantex as a yard worker but entered West Texas State University (now West Texas A&M University) where he gained a bachelors then a masters in engineering. He has his own congregation as a minister. In addition, Elisha Demerson became the first African American Potter County Commissioner, the first African American county judge in Texas in the late 1980s, and the first African American City Council Member.
Date: June 11, 2016
Creator: Demerson, Elisha; Wisely, Karen & Zapata, Joel
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Lilia Escajeda, July 6, 2016

Description: Lilia Escajeda was born in El Paso, Texas. She grew up between El Paso, Van Horn, and Amarillo; and she remembers going to segregated schools in Van Horn. She settled in Amarillo as an adult after her husband died, and she eventually became the first female loan-officer for any bank in Amarillo, at the Amarillo National Bank. She joined various community organizations, boards, and became both the first Mexican American women Amarillo College board member and City Commissioner (later City Council Member).
Date: July 6, 2016
Creator: Escajeda, Lilia; Wisely, Karen & Zapata, Joel
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Jewelle Allen, June 8, 2016

Description: Jewell Allen was born and raised in Georgetown. She graduated valedictorian from her high school and obtained a scholarship to attend Prairie View A&M University. She transferred to Huston–Tillotson University in Austin, where she met her husband, and graduated with a BA in English. She and her husband moved to Amarillo after he was recruited as a coach. She coached girls' basketball and taught English in Amarillo and was involved with Greek Letter organizations as well as the NAACP.
Date: June 8, 2016
Creator: Allen, Jewelle & Wisely, Karen
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

Oral History Interview with Abel Bosquez, June 8, 2016

Description: Basquez was raised in the Panhandle and joined the Marines as a young man. Upon returning, the settled in Amarillo and eventually obtained a job at Pantex. At Pantex, he became invovled with Union organizating and evetnually became an organizer lobbying in Washington DC. From there, he began joining other ogranizations such as LULAC to raise scolarship money as well as to promote voter regestration. He ran for State Representative in Amarillo three times.
Date: June 8, 2016
Creator: Bosquez, Abel; Wisely, Karen & Zapata, Joel
Partner: TCU Mary Couts Burnett Library

[Panhandle Boys monument]

Description: Photograph of a monument in honor of the "Panhandle Boys" standing outside of The Amarillo Municipal Auditorium. The text on the base of the monument reads, "IN HONOR OF THE PANHANDLE BOYS OF THE WORLD WAR. ERECTED BY LLANO ESTACADO CHAPTER, DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. DEDICATED ARMISTICE DAY 1928." The statue has since been relocated to Ellwood Park in Amarillo, TX.
Date: [1928..1966]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

General Soil Map, Potter County, Texas

Description: Map displays soil types along with creeks, towns, schools, churches, power transmission lines, oil and gas pipelines, roads, and railroads. Includes legend and symbols. Scale 1:253,440.
Date: 1980
Creator: United States. Soil Conservation Service.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Soil Survey of Potter County, Texas

Description: Text describes the area, climate, agricultural history and statistics, soil-survey methods and definitions, soils and crops, land uses and agricultural methods, irrigation, and morphology and genesis of soils of Potter County, Texas.
Date: 1980
Creator: Pringle, Fred B.; Geiger, Luther C.; Bruns, Herbert E. & Pringle, Fred B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Washburn Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1973
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Pullman Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1973
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Amarillo East Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1973
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Amarillo West Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1973
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Sevenmile Basin Quadrangle

Description: Topographic map of a portion of Texas from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) project. The map includes towns, historic or notable sites, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Scale 1:24,000
Date: 1973
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department