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The Texas Children in Nature Strategic Plan

Description: This document "focuses on the role of Health, Education, Access and Community in furthering engagement with nature and increasing understanding of Texas' natural resources. Stakeholder teams of content experts examined relevant issues, reviewed current research and developed recommendations for each focus area. The plan optimizes partnerships and relies on implementation across multiple public and private sectors. The full report includes their analyses of the problem, objectives and suggested action items" (p. 5).
Date: November 2010
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Agricultural Diversification Through Nature Tourism : Opportunities for the Rural Business and Landowner

Description: "The Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA)has compiled this guide to provide you with information about agricultural diversification through nature tourism. It is intended as a starting place for people interested in establishing or expanding an agriculture-based nature tourism business, and it includes many references and resources for additional information" (title page).
Date: January 2005
Creator: Texas. Department of Agriculture.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

General Highway Map Burleson County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Burleson County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage between points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, and oil fields. Map includes eight inset maps - Cooks Point, Inset No. 1, Inset No. 2, Lyons, Clay, Inset No. 3, Deanville, and Chriesman - a key to counties diagram, and an extensive legend in the lower-left corner, indicating geographical and human-made features. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1961
Creator: Texas State Highway Department
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

General Highway Map Hunt County, Texas

Description: Highway map of Hunt County, Texas, showing rivers, lakes, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage betweem points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, state roadside parks, airline routes, and airfields. Map includes ten inset maps - Merit, Peniel, Inset No. 1, Inset No. 2, Fairlie, Cash, Floyd, Kingston, Jardin, and Inset No. 3 - and an extensive legend indicating geographical and human-made features in the lower-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).
Date: 1940
Creator: Texas State Highway Department
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Brownfields Initiatives: Redevelopment Tools to Help You Grow!

Description: This pamphlet provides information about the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Brownfields programs: the Brownfields Site Assessment Program, the Voluntary Cleanup Program, and the Innocent Owner/Operator Program. Eligible entities can avail themselves of one or more of these programs, depending on the specific circumstances. This brochure provides a general introduction to the three programs."
Date: February 2012
Creator: Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Map of the City of New York, Prepared Especially for the World Almanac, 1891.

Description: Map of New York City, covering all of Manhattan and much of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx (Morrisania) as well as adjacent parts of New Jersey. Ferry lines, streets, boroughs, community districts, and neighborhoods are also labeled. The map includes a red overprint of four Manhattan Elevated Railway lines in Manhattan and the Bronx. The sides and back of the map also include extensive directories of churches, financial institutions, insurance companies, and public officials collected January 1, 1891. Relief shown in hachures. No scale information given.
Date: 1891
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[News Script: North Fort Worth celebrates]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a celebration marking the 50th anniversary of the Old North Fort Worth district of the city.
Date: November 29, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Heritage of North Harris County

Description: Booklet describing the history of northern Harris County, Texas, including information about the people, communities, industries, and other information of note, broken down by time periods.
Date: April 1986
Creator: American Association of University Women. North Harris County Branch.
Partner: Harris County Public Library

[Newspaper Article Entitled "Haslet Improved Group Wins Second Place"]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article entitled: "Haslet Improvement Group Wins Second Place." This article describes the placements of different groups in Haslet in the community improvement contest: "Graves presented a plaque to the president in commemoration of our achievement of being second place winner in the district." The article on the reverse side is entitled "Watauga Acts to Seek Larger Line" and discusses the city's attempt to "install a larger trunk line as part of the city's water supply."
Date: June 20, 1968
Partner: Haslet Public Library

[Photograph of Flooded Main Street]

Description: Photograph of a view of Main Street in Orange, Texas during a flood in 1916. There are people standing in the knee-deep water. Tall telephone poles, houses and trees line the road. A sign is in the foreground on the left side of the frame. "Main St." is written and faded on the right side.
Date: 1916
Creator: Ferris, C.K.
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of a Town After Tornado]

Description: Photograph of street in a town after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. The street is filled with debris, mostly wooden beams. On the left side of the frame is a row of damaged two-story buildings. In front of the buildings is a bus, a few cars, and several people, mostly men wearing jackets and hats. A sign on the building closes to the left side of the frame reads, "...OODS-CO."
Date: April 9, 1947
Creator: McMurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of Men Cleaning Tornado Debris]

Description: Photograph of a group of six to nine men cleaning debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas tornado. On the right side of the frame is a large truck. The men are throwing a pile of bricks into the back of the truck. The license plate on the truck reads, "Farm Truck RB3207 Texas 47". The men wear jackets and some wear hats. In the background is another commercial truck and the brick side of a damaged store with a sign that reads, "Weis Dry Goods".
Date: April 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Photograph of Men Cleaning Tornado Debris]

Description: Photograph of a group of men cleaning debris after the Higgins/Glazier, Texas Tornado. Three men are shoveling bricks and dirt into the back of a truck. Two men are bending down with their hands in the debris, two others look on. All the men wear jackets and hats, six of the jackets are leather. In the background is a wide street with cars and people in it. Along the opposite side of the street are rows of stores.
Date: April 1947
Creator: McCurry, J. W.
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[News Clip: Council Harmony]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story by reporter about tension within the Dallas City Council and also with the community. In this footage, the Dallas City Council meets with a psychologist David McCarley and are interviewed about the session. This story aired at 5:00 P.M.
Date: July 13, 1989
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections