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[News Script: Radar]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the installation of a radar dome atop the Federal Office Building in Houston for weather tracking and civil defense.
Date: January 19, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Weather station]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a new office building for the Mutual Building and Loan Association in Weatherford, including a modern weather monitoring station atop the structure.
Date: October 7, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Sproul Ranch, a NASA weather radar

Description: Photograph of a large, grassy field at Sproul Ranch near Fort Davis, Texas, taken from a curving dirt road. In the center of the image, a NASA satellite dish is pointed at the sky, tilted at an angle to the right. Mountains are visible in the background and the sky is cloudy; a portion of a vehicle sideview mirror is visible in the lower-right corner of the photograph.
Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Almanac, 1856.

Description: The almanac includes general information about medicine, statistics, recipes, folk remedies, and meteorology for 1856.
Date: 1856
Creator: Duffau, Francis T.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Sproul Ranch, a NASA weather radar

Description: Photograph of a NASA weather radar dish pointed directly at the sky on Sproul Ranch near Fort Davis, Texas. There is a building to the right of the satellite dish and mountains are visible in the background; part of an overhang is visible in the upper-right corner of the photograph as well as clouds in the sky.
Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

Sproul Ranch, a NASA weather radar

Description: Photograph of a NASA weather radar dish and building on Sproul Ranch near Fort Davis, Texas. The satellite dish is in a grassy field and is pointed directly up at the sky. Mountains are visible in the background and the sky is partly cloudy.
Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

Sproul Ranch, a NASA weather radar

Description: Close-up photograph of a NASA weather radar at Sproul Ranch near Fort Davis, Texas. The satellite dish is pointed up at the sky and scaffolding is visible beneath the dish, including two staircases to reach portions of the mechanism.
Date: August 6, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

The Texas Almanac for 1868

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time.
Date: December 1867
Creator: The Galveston News
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Texas Almanac, 1859

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time.
Date: 1859~
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Texas Almanac for 1861

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including history, statistics of individual counties, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time.
Date: 1860
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Texas Almanac, 1974-1975

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time. An index to the newspapers published in Texas is on page [667].
Date: 1973
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[News Script: Weatherman]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Glen Zabick, jazz drummer and amateur meteorologist; With a 45 foot tall tower to hold some of his instruments, and others in his home office, Zabick takes careful notes of conditions and makes predictions with a high percent of accuracy and asked for by neighbors.
Date: December 26, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Double Doppler]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story by meteorologist David Finfrock about the ability to more accurately predict movement of severe storms and provide more advanced notice and warning to communities due to new radar technology as well as the placement of a second or "double Doppler system" in Granbury, Texas. This story includes footage of storms and storm damage in Oklahoma and unidentified areas, an animated map demonstrating the technology, and the Doppler system. This footage was broadcast at 10pm.
Date: October 15, 1999
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Untitled]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a machine that artificially produces snow at Doctor Irving Krick's American Institute of Aerological Research in Arlington. Victor Tarbutton demonstrates the process of cloud seeding. This story is referenced by the script, "Krick's snow machine," which has not yet been digitized.
Date: October 12, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: ]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about weather coverage since 1949.
Date: June 21, 1989
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Storm watch pkg]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 5 P.M.
Date: June 20, 1980
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Taft kicker]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 10 P.M.
Date: October 31, 1980
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections