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Pecan shellers of San Antonio: the problem of underpaid and unemployed Mexican labor

Description: A book about the livelihood of migrant Mexican pecan shellers. The book contains information concerning: the pecan-shelling industry in San Antonio, the earnings of the pecan shellers in 1938, the social lives of the pecan shellers, and the potential prospects of the pecan shellers.
Date: 1940
Creator: Menefee, Selden C.; Cossmore, Orin C. & Webb, John N.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Cattle Ranges of the Southwest

Description: This book contains information about the use and condition of Texas pastures contemporary with the book. It also gives information about the obstacles in the way of renewing the cattle ranges and how the cattle ranges could possibly be renewed.
Date: 1898
Creator: Bentley, Henry Lewis
Partner: UNT Libraries

Unlimited Debate: The Last Defense of Reason

Description: Printed version of Senator Lyndon B. Johnson's speech discussing cloture and the proportions of population representation in the Senate, part of a filibuster to present a rules change that would allow a minority of Senators to block legislation.
Date: March 9, 1949
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Leland Olds: The Record vs. The Propaganda

Description: Text of a speech given by Senator Lyndon B. Johnson in the U.S. Senate, outlining reasons why Leland Olds should not be granted a nomination to the Federal Power Commission.
Date: 1949
Creator: Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Note from the Government Printing Office]

Description: A brief printed note from the U. S. Government Printing Office that was enclosed with an order. The note provides a symbol guide for how the order was handled and written contact information.
Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Superintendent of Documents
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

General topographical map: Sheet XXII.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century coastline and inland watershed in Texas from Austin and Georgetown in the northwest and Goliad and the San Antonio River in the Southwest to the coast; Matagorda Bay, Galveston Bay, Sabine Lake and Lake Calcasieu; roads, railroads, cities, towns, post offices, ferries, mining activity, and marshlands in Texas and for southwestern Louisiana. Includes notes on vegetation and topography. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:633,600].
Date: [1891..1895]
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The coast of West Florida and Louisiana: the Peninsula and Gulf of Florida.

Description: Map shows coastline from Cabo del Norte to St. Martins Keys with particular detail for the surroundings of New Orleans, Pensacola Bay, Mobile Bay, and St. Joseph's Bay; route of Spanish fleet from Vera Cruz to Havana. Includes notes. Relief shown by pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1972
Creator: Jefferys, Thomas, d. 1771
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Topographical map of the road from Fort Smith Arks. to Santa Fe, N.M. and from Donna Anna N.M. to Fort Smith.

Description: Map shows two routes taken across West Texas from Fort Smith, Arkansas to Santa Fe, New Mexico; settlements, camp locations, landmarks, vegetation, and areas of Native American habitation. Includes notes. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:250,000].
Date: 1850
Creator: Marcy, Randolph Barnes, 1812-1887
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Battle of Mobile Bay

Description: Map illustrating the battle in Mobile Bay between Union and Confederate naval forces. Forts, islands, and the positions of navel vessels are shown. The upper left corner has a small illustration of ships ramming the "Tennessee."
Date: 1906
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Register of Officers of the Confederate States Navy, 1861--1865

Description: Alphabetical listing of men who served as officers in the navy for the Confederate States during the Civil War, 1861-1865. The listings include available biographical information, including birth and appointment dates, progression of rankings, naval appointments, and surrender or capture dates.
Date: 1931
Creator: United States. Office of Naval Records and Library.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Map of northeastern Virginia and vicinity of Washington.

Description: Map shows Union and Confederate fortifications and batteries; roads, railroads, ferries, settlements, and landowners in the District of Columbia and inland from the Potomac River. Includes "data used in compilation." Relief shown by hachures. Depths by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:126,720].
Date: [1891..1895]
Creator: United States. Topographical Bureau.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

General topographical map: Sheet XXII.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century coastline and inland watershed in Texas from Austin and Georgetown in the northwest and Goliad and the San Antonio River in the Southwest to the coast; Matagorda Bay, Galveston Bay, Sabine Lake and Lake Calcasieu; roads, railroads, cities, towns, post offices, ferries, mining activity, and marshlands in Texas and for southwestern Louisiana. Includes notes on vegetation and topography. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:633,600].
Date: [1891..1895]
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of blockade of Wilmington, North Carolina

Description: Map illustrating the planned blockade of the port of Wilmington, North Carolina. This includes the inlets between Cape Fear and Cape Lookout, blockade lines, and naval perimeters. The crosses indicate blockade ships. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the North Atlantic Blockade Squadron, 1864.
Date: 1900
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hampton Roads and Approaches

Description: Map illustrating the site of the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack during the Civil War including part of Chesapeake Bay, Hampton Roads harbor, and the surrounding areas. Cities, forts, railroads, and batteries are noted on the map and some depths are shaded. This map accompanies the War of the Rebellion papers which include documentation of the action between the ships which took place March 8-9, 1862. Scale 1:211,200 (5 statute miles per 1.5 inches)
Date: 1898
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department