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[Letter from Will McGee to Mary and Charles B. Moore, May 25, 1890]

Description: Letter from Will McGee to his aunt and uncle, Mary and Charles Moore in which he thanked them for sending him drafting instruments. He said that the crops were being damaged by having too much rain. He also commented on the people who were leaving for "the promised land." He said that the Farmers and Laborers Union were proposing a new mill be built in Gallatin because the current mill was "robs people of half of what they have."
Date: May 25, 1890
Creator: McGee, Willie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Use of Intelligent Transportation Systems in rural work zones

Description: "This project defined an approach to integrating data collected and traveler information displayed in a work zone with a regional transportation management center and/or other state websites. The project conducted a literature review to define the state of the practice in work zone Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS; smart work zones) and worked with the Texas Department of Transportation traffic managers to identify their safety and nobility needs in a work zone and where ITS can play a role."
Date: September 2011
Creator: Middleton, Daniel R.; Brydia, Robert; Pesti, Geza; Songchitruksa, Praprut; Balke, Kevin N. & Ullman, Gerald
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Frame House.

Description: Patent for a new and improved frame house. This design consists of "[t]he combination, in a roof, of T-shaped caps or battens having in their depending tongues the transverse dovetail grooves, the roof-boards arranged above the grooves and below the horizontal and lateral arms of the said battens, and the purlins adapted to enter the grooves and grooved longitudinally to engage the said tongues" (lines 23-31).
Date: January 17, 1882
Creator: Boyd, John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Draw-Bridge

Description: Patent for improvements in the construction and design of draw bridges.
Date: August 14, 1888
Creator: Briggs, William J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Artificial Stone Block.

Description: Patent for a new and improved artificial-stone block. This design "consists in the particular formation of the protuberances by which interlocking joints or seams of the building-blocks are attained, the object of which is to so form the prolific protuberances of said blocks as to permit joining them in close proximity on all the sides or faces of the seam, to reduce the binding material for the same and increase the strength of the same" (lines 14-22).
Date: May 3, 1892
Creator: Graham, George M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Combined Bevel, Protractor, Gage, Center-Square, &c.

Description: Patent for "a combination-tool seeking to provide a single implement so constructed and inscribed as to be useful to architects, draftsmen, millwrights, machinists, and all metal and wood workers, and which shall be light and convenient to carry and may be quickly adjusted to its different positions for use" (lines 8-14).
Date: August 20, 1889
Creator: Meek, Alphonso Eugene
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Suspension-Bridge

Description: Patent for a more easily constructible "bridge the pillar or roadway of which is adjustable to different heights, and to meet certain contingencies and while adjustable as a whole is also adjustable at any point whatsoever, whereby the roadway may be maintained level regardless of the yielding of certain portions of the structure" (lines 11-17).
Date: September 24, 1889
Creator: Greer, William Henry Clay
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Auditorium]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the construction of the Dallas Memorial Auditorium.
Date: August 4, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Seminary Gift]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10:00 P.M.
Date: January 25, 1979
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Photo Essay]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10:00 P.M.
Date: March 25, 1979
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 17, Number 02, Fall, 2005

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Religion's Impact on Dallas."
Date: 2005
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

Grace Episcopal Church, Chicago, Ill.

Description: Color postcard of Grace Episcopal Church in Chicago, Illinois. It is an "English Gothic Revival" building with large arched portals. Written on the front is, " We are going to take in the city this aft in an auto. It is still cool wore my coat all day yesterday. Hope your cold is well. 8/23/08". Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Pap- Suppose you got my postal from Michigan City. well we got home at 10:45 pm and I came nearer being sick coming home than I did going to Eng. You can't imagine how many were sick, the Lake was awfully rough But I enjoyed it so much Rosa". It is addressed to Mr. Alf. Bassano, 527 So 18th Street. Paris, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 09, Number 02, Fall, 1997

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Dallas Architecture."
Date: 1997
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 04, Number 02, Fall, 1992

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on architecture in Dallas.
Date: 1992
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

Architecture 1950: An Exhibition of Drawings, Photographs and Plans by Members of the Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

Description: Catalog from the exhibition "Architecture–1950," March 19–April, 1950, at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts in Dallas, Texas sponsored by the Dallas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. Includes: juror's comments, floor plans, photographs
Date: 1950
Creator: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Partner: Dallas Museum of Art

Texas Architecture 1957

Description: Catalog from the exhibition, "Texas Architecture–1957," October 5–27, 1957, held at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. Includes: award winners and selected images.
Date: 1957
Creator: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Partner: Dallas Museum of Art

[Architectural Drafting and Interior Design Students]

Description: Photograph of Architectural Drafting and Interior Design students seated at a desk overlooking their coursework. The female student in the right of the photograph is wearing a striped shirt. Her elbow is on the desk and her face is resting in her left hand. Her right hand is holding a pencil. The female student seated in the left of the photograph is wearing a red t-shirt. Her right arm is resting on the table and her right hand is holding a pencil. Drafting desks are visible in the background. Papers and two handbags are visible on the table.
Date: unknown
Partner: St. Philips College

[Architectural Drafting and Interior Design Students]

Description: Photograph of architectural drafting and interior design students. The female student in the foreground is standing at a drafting desk. She is wearing a black and white floral patterned dress. The female student in the background is seated at a drafting desk. She is wearing a red shirt and eyeglasses. Her hair is pulled back in a pony tail. A bulletin board with architectural drawings is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: St. Philips College

Texas Architecture 1956

Description: Catalog from the exhibition, "Texas Architecture–1956," October 6–November 11, 1956, held at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. Includes: list of awards, images.
Date: 1956
Creator: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Partner: Dallas Museum of Art

Architecture... 1951

Description: Catalog from the juried exhibition "Architecture–1951," October 6–November 11, 1951, sponsored by the Dallas chapter of the American Institute of Architects at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts in Dallas, Texas. Includes: juror statement, floor plans, photographs, list of architects and designs
Date: 1951
Creator: Dallas Museum of Fine Arts
Partner: Dallas Museum of Art