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Interim Report to the 82nd Texas Legislature: Senate Subcommittee on Flooding and Evacuations

Description: Report from the Texas Senate Subcommittee on Flooding and Evacuations describing the group's goals, activities, accomplishments, and other information, for review by the 82nd Texas Legislature.
Date: January 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate. Committee on Intergovernmental Relations. Subcommittee on Flooding and Evacuations.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Tents.

Description: Patent for certain new and useful improvements in military tents that relates to folding tents including illustrations.
Date: April 8, 1873
Creator: Turner, Ephraim M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, Senate Bill 1178, Chapter 1082

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to the regulation of certain shelter day-care facilities, child-care facilities, and individuals providing child-care services, and access to certain criminal history record information; providing an administrative penalty.
Date: June 17, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Device for Sheltering Animals.

Description: Patent for a new and improved animal shelter. This design "relates to a device which may be adapted for use as a hen's nest, a dog-kennel, a stable for domestic animals, or for analogous purposes. The principle of construction prevalent in all these different adaptations for use of the device consists of certain improved means for automatically closing the door as the animal steps into a vertically-swinging compartment, and for automatically opening the door as the animal leaves said swinging compartment" (lines 13-23).
Date: December 21, 1880
Creator: Austin, John Overton
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Mosquito-Canopy Frame.

Description: Patent for an improved mosquito canopy frame using two different forms of locks and metal loops with screws or nails to increase the strength of the parts which “insure easy attachment and detachments of parts and at the same time preserve a close joint” (line 100-102), includes illustration.
Date: March 10, 1891
Creator: Jatho, Adam
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Homeless dogs have new shelter]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the first Fort Worth animal shelter, operated by the Tarrant County Humane Society, opening for business.
Date: October 2, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Soapy's Shelter]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about E.D. "Soapy" Gillam, who is building an air raid shelter in anticipation for war.
Date: June 30, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Civil Defense]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Fort Worth City Hall becoming the 125th building in Tarrant County to be stocked with emergency supplies for use in the event of nuclear attack; about 10 tons of supplies, including food, water, medical supplies, and radiation detectors, can support 2180 people for 2 weeks.
Date: October 27, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Bachman Lake Park Picnic Shelter]

Description: Photograph of an open stone structure containing a picnic area at Bachman Lake Park. Some people are seated at one of the tables on the right side of the structure. The building is surrounded by trees and there is an open grassy area in the foreground. The photograph is attached to a page labeled "36"; text under the image says "Bachman Lake Park, Picnic shelter on north shore of lake, Viewed from north."
Date: unknown
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[News Clip: Battered Wives]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story. This story aired at 5:30 P.M.
Date: May 5, 1979
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Battered Wives]

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: May 5, 1979
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections