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UNT to work with six Metroplex elementary schools in national arts experiment designed to boost achievement

Description: An information release document in regards to six metroplex elementary schools plus thirty other schools nationwide were selected to participate as Arts Partner Schools in a $15 million experiment to reform education. The six schools will work with art educators at the University of North Texas, announced this month by the Annenberg Foundation, the Getty Education Institute for the Arts and the National Arts Education Consortium.
Date: March 27, 1997
Creator: LeMay, Nancy C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Essay by Laura Castro]

Description: Photocopy of an essay on how the Dellana family came to reside in Rollingwood, Texas. Castro talks about Condado Dellana's immigration from Italy to the United States and how he eventually moved to Texas to help build the capitol building in Austin. Years later, Condado discovered a cave in Rollingwood that produced extremely good fertilizer due to the guano from the bats that lived in the cave. He eventually bought the property that the cave was on and started selling the fertilizer to nurseries around the state.
Date: February 27, 1976
Creator: Castro, Laura
Partner: Westbank Community Library District

["Bush Admin. Broadens Gay Overtures" article, October 27, 2001]

Description: An article, written by David Crary for The Washington Post, about the Bush administration's early support for gay and lesbian individuals and the response from the socially conservative right as well as the left.
Date: October 27, 2001
Creator: Crary, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections