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Barbed Wire An Agent of Civilization

Description: Research paper written by Steve Lee Graham about the history of barbed wire. The paper covers the early uses and controversies of barbed wire. It also covers how barbed wire is made. This paper was written in 1965 for an English IV class at Marfa High School.
Date: May 7, 1965
Creator: Graham, Steve Lee
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Progress of Aviation in Presidio County

Description: Research paper written by Mike Bishop about the history of aviation in Presidio County. It covers the early border patrol flights and abduction of Lieutenants of Paul K. Davis and H. G. Peterson, as well as the establishment of Marfa Army Air Base. This paper was written for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1975.
Date: May 26, 1975
Creator: Bishop, Mike
Partner: Marfa Public Library

UNT 125th Anniversary Steering Committee Third Meeting

Description: Document created by UNT's 125th Anniversary Steering Committee about the prioritization of possible events, programs, and activities for the 125th Celebration. A list of attending committee representatives is included as well as a brief agenda.
Date: May 6, 2015
Creator: University of North Texas 125th Anniversary Steering Committee
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

UNT 125th Anniversary Steering Committee Third Meeting

Description: Document created by UNT's 125th Anniversary Steering Committee about the prioritization of possible events, programs, and activities for the 125th Celebration. A list of attending committee representatives is included as well as a detailed agenda.
Date: May 6, 2015
Creator: University of North Texas 125th Anniversary Steering Committee
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Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

An Audit Report on Security at the Texas Lottery Commission

Description: A comprehensive study performed by the State Auditor's Office of all aspects of lottery security, specifically investigating concerns regarding the Commission's business resumption/disaster recovery site and determining the effect of the Commission's reorganization on its Security Division.
Date: May 3, 2006
Creator: Texas. Office of the State Auditor.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

An Autobiography of Dionisio Marquez Cordero

Description: This is a research paper written by Jesus Cordero for an American History Class at Marfa High School in 1974. It gives a first hand account of the interesting life of Dionisio Marquez Cordero. As a child and young man, most of his family was killed in Mexico during the revolution. He eventually came to Texas, married three times and had 12 children. He had many interesting jobs. He became a US citizen in 1962.
Date: May 20, 1974
Creator: Cordero, Jesus Manuel
Partner: Marfa Public Library