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Squirrel Hunting

Description: Copy negative of a trio of men holding hunting rifles seated outdoors in front of Robert Rasmussen's house. There is a line of squirrel carcasses hanging by their hind legs on a string attached to the house's wall. From left to right, they have been identified as Thurston Clinkscales, C. A. Holderidge, and Robert "Speck" Rasmussen. Thurston pets a dog that stands between him and C. A. Holderidge. There is a second dog facing away from the camera climbing on Robert's thigh.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Improvement in Ground-Squirrel Exterminators.

Description: Patent for an "improved apparatus by means of which ground-squirrels and gophers can be destroyed in their holes, conveniently and effectively, and at small expense" (para. 4). The mechanism works by gassing underground vermin with sulphuric fumes.
Date: July 10, 1877
Creator: Dreyer, Henry
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Postcard of Squirrel Cartoon]

Description: Postcard with cartoon of a man and woman looking at a squirrel with a nut in the foreground, with a woman playing tennis in the background. Text on the cartoon says "Rather nutty here- But I like it!" A handwritten note addressed to Miss Hellen Aten says "Give my regards to the girls. Hello Hellen, Just a line I am at White Howen on a visit up at George Sister. Still thinking of you girls come and see me. Marie K."
Date: September 1942
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[News Script: Mad squirrel]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Dallas person getting bitten by a squirrel they were trying to catch.
Date: March 24, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Squirrel]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the hunt for an aggressive squirrel who bit two people at an Azle rest home.
Date: September 15, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Pet parrakeet, squirrel, -- show off]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about two Fort Worth people with unusual pets. The first, young student Betty Gafford, raises trained parakeets. The second woman, a mother of three, has adopted two lost infant squirrels.
Date: October 12, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Trading Card: Eastern Fox Squirrel]

Description: Trading card issued as part of the Geocache Challenge program for Ray Robers Lake State Park - Isle de Bois Unit, depicting a squirrel laying on a branch in a tree. The back of the card contains information about fox squirrels.
Date: 2011
Creator: Texas. Parks and Wildlife Department.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Sand painting]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Dallas' Neiman-Marcus having a 2-week event to promote the painted desert, featuring Navajo sand painter Grey Squirrel of Tucson.
Date: May 1, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Providing for Backyard Wildlife, A Do-It-Yourself Guide for Feeders, Houses and Plants

Description: Brochure containing information "to assist people wanting to create habitat and features that will attract wildlife to their backyards" (About the Author). The table of contents lists sections for: platform bird feeder, platform butterfly feeder, simple squirrel and dove feeder, suet feeder, solitary bees, pollinator box, general use nesting box, nesting platform, butterfly attracting plants, and hummingbird plants for Texas.
Date: September 2011
Creator: Brown, Walter
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Monkey]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a squirrel monkey named "O No" that escaped its enclosure at the Dallas Zoo.
Date: June 29, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Linnet Moore, November 20-22, 1898]

Description: Letter expressing concern that Linnet has not written, gives details of drought, discusses the building of a "tank," the sale of a horse, surgery that Mr.Rutledge had and news of his recovery, the killing of a squirrel, a discussion about drawing water for his animals and leading them to the trough, news about painting the buggy, details about his afternoon routine which included eating lunch and tending to the animals, community news about friends and neighbors, news about finishing the tank, weather updates, and details on daily routine for November 21st and 22nd in 1898. The letter includes a list of the highs and lows in temperature of the winter season thus far. In a note written on the list, Moore details that he wished Linnet would write more often.
Date: November 20, 1898
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections