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    • Great Plains Toad

    • Toads; Frogs; Amphibians; Anurans; Herps
    • As its name suggests, the Great Plains Toad is an animal of open grassland areas in the southwest. This toad spends a lot of its time underground waiting for nightfall to come out and hunt insects. The Great Plains is valued in the agricultural...
    • Great Plains Toad

    • Toads; Frogs; Amphibians; Anurans; Herps
    • As its name suggests, the Great Plains Toad is an animal of open grassland areas in the southwest. This toad spends a lot of its time underground waiting for nightfall to come out and hunt insects. The Great Plains is valued in the agricultural...
    • Plains rifle

    • Rifles; Firearms
    • This muzzle-loading plains rifle has a .45 caliber octagonal barrel with the ramrod intact. The gun has the original flintlock, set triggers, conversion and barrel. Plains rifles saw heavy use by emigrants bound for California and Oregon during the...
    • DSG legislative report, 1980-02-18

    • Legislative bodies; Laws; Legislation; Law & legal affairs; Legislative hearings; Political organizations
    • The Democratic Study Group formed in 1959 making it the oldest legislative service organization in Congress. The group provides detailed information about legislation and policy issues on the House's upcoming agenda....
    • Department of the Army Permit no. 198900163

    • Environmental policy; Water; Flood control
    • Project Description: Discharge of approximately 418,300 cubic yards of dredged and fill materials into waters of the U.S. Associated with the construction of 692 acre 15,031 acre-fet Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) flood control and...
    • Bone Letter, October 14, 1862

    • Correspondence; Military life; Civil War
    • Near Hickory Plains, Ark. Dr. Bone to Minerva: he's not sure why they are moving in a circle unless it's to confuse the enemy, there are heavy rains and the men and horses are sick and weary.
    • Great Plains Skink

    • Skinks; Reptiles; Lizards; Squamates; Herps
    • The Great Plains Skink ranges from Nebraska to Arizona to Northern Mexico, occupying only the western side of Texas. This skink eats mostly insects and spiders and tends to burrow into loose soil in grassy plain areas. They are also encountered...
    • Plains Blackhead Snake

    • Reptile; Reptiles; Snakes; Colubrid; Colubrids
    • The Plains Blackhead Snake spends most of its time hiding away in underground burrows, where it feeds on insects, scorpions, beetles, and centipedes. This snake injects its prey with venom, but this venom is not considered a danger to humans.
    • Plains Blackhead Snake

    • Reptiles; Reptile; Snakes; Colubrids; Snake
    • The Plains Blackhead Snake spends most of its time hiding away in underground burrows, where it feeds on insects, scorpions, beetles, and centipedes. This snake does injects its prey with venom, but this venom is not considered a danger to humans.
    • Great Plains Skink

    • Skinks; Reptiles; Lizards; Squamates; Herps
    • The Great Plains Skink ranges from Nebraska to Arizona to Northern Mexico, occupying only the western side of Texas. This skink eats mostly insects and spiders and tends to burrow into loose soil in grassy plain areas. They are also encountered...
    • Great Plains Skink

    • Skinks; Reptiles; Lizards; Squamates; Animals; Herps
    • The Great Plains Skink ranges from Nebraska to Arizona to Northern Mexico, occupying only the western side of Texas. This skink eats mostly insects and spiders and tends to burrow into loose soil in grassy plain areas. They are also encountered...
    • Great Plains Skink

    • Skinks; Reptiles; Lizards; Squamates; Herps
    • The Great Plains Skink ranges from Nebraska to Arizona to Northern Mexico, occupying only the western side of Texas. This skink eats mostly insects and spiders and tends to burrow into loose soil in grassy plain areas. They are also encountered...
    • Plains Leopard Frog

    • Frogs; Amphibian; Amphibians; Anuran; Anurans; Herps; Animals; Herpetology
    • As its name suggests, this is a leopard frog of plains and prairies. It is often seen on the edges of shallow streams and ponds but is also seen actively foraging for insects in terrestrial habitat.
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 20

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recoreded in it's city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 18

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 18

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in it's city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Plains Rifle

    • Militias; Arms & armament; Equipment; Knives; Powder kegs; Rifles;
    • Ledford Restocked Plains Rifle converted to percussion, leather bag with skinning knife and a powder horn owned by Texas Militiaman James M. Sanford.
    • Postcard Booklet

    • Postcards; Postal stationery; Pictures; Prints; Art; Souvenirs; Animals; Scenic overlooks; Stereotyping;
    • Souvenir postcard booklet that opens to reveal a fold out of images showing several representations or stereotypes of Texas life and depictions of scenic places.

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