[Elderly Couple with Their Wendish Dolls]

[Elderly Couple with Their Wendish Dolls]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Color photograph of an elderly couple identified as Walter and Mary Schimank of the Texas Wendish Heritage Society. They are participants of the 7th Annual Folklife Festival. Walter is wearing a white short-sleeve shirt with a black vest and a red bow tie. His wife Mary is wearing a red patterned bonnet and shawl. In Walter's arms is a cloth doll that is dressed very similarly to Mary.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Women in Wendish Booth]

[Women in Wendish Booth]

Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Lillie Moerbe Caldwell (left) and Mary Schimank, standing in the Wendish Gallery booth, at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is sponsored by the Wendish Culture Club; one woman is holding a piece of wood that says, "Texas Wends 1854-1973." Lace doilies for sale are on the table.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Chicken Flying Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival]

[Chicken Flying Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Wendish medicine demonstration at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, Emma Wuensche of McDade, Texas, is demonstrating the use of a lebenswecker (used in Wendish folk medicine) to Mary Schimank of Houston, Texas.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Customers at a Wendish Gallery]

[Customers at a Wendish Gallery]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of a Wendish gallery, sponsored by the Wendish Culture Club, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Costumed Mary Schimank (right), from Houston, Texas, is showing a Wendish cross to her customers. Between her and the three present customers, there is a table on which are Wendish wares, including crosses and cushions.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Women Operating Wendish Booth]

[Women Operating Wendish Booth]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of Emma Wuensche (left) and Mary Schimank in a booth sponsored by the Wendish Culture Club at the Texas Folklife Festival. On the counter in front of them are many Wendish goods. There are also various artworks hanging on a wall behind them.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections