Portrait of Girl

Portrait of Girl

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of a portrait of Lula Perkins. She is posed standing with her right hand on a prop gate. She is standing on a fur rug and there are flowers nearby. Below the photograph is a typed note that says, "Lula Perkins (Uncle Billy's daughter)."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Letters from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, October 26-27, 1897]

[Letters from Charles B. Moore to Mary Ann Moore, October 26-27, 1897]

Date: October 26, 1897
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Charles B. Moore and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter,Moore informs Mary of the goings- on since she has departed for Gallatin, Tennessee. He discusses the number of correspondences he has sent to Mary Ann, weather, the daily chores, community news about friends, updates about the milk cows going to pasture, and the amount of milk the cows are producing since going to pasture. Moore details the daily happenings for Mary Ann and notes that the new carpet was installed by Linnet and Jo in the front room. He discusses the loads of lumber collected for the day details the rainy weather, and notes that Abigail and her calves are well. Moore continues to mention the day's events for Mary Ann. In the latter part of the letter dated October 26, 1897, Moore states that they have yet to receive word from Mary Ann and will travel to Melissa to send a telegram if no correspondence is received by tomorrow morning. He discusses the rain and its affect on the crops in the community including their wheat crop. He ends this letter by ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
Exhibit

Exhibit

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a booth at the West Texas Fair. Over the display area is a large sign that reads, "Ed. S. Hughes Co., Over Hardware Co., If It's Hardware We Have It". Below the sign is a table topped with two tall plants in vases and a man in a dark suit and bow tie. There are rugs and saddles surrounding the area.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Hanna Dept. Store

Hanna Dept. Store

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph showing a group of people inside of a department store. Three employees are shown behind the counter while two customers and a small child stand near the counter. There are various tapestries and cloths displayed around the scene.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
Perini Home Interior

Perini Home Interior

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of the interior of the Perini home. This views shows a carved wooden mirror atop a chest of drawers. On the floor are two rugs and visible beyond the doorway is a flight of stairs.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Wool carpet

Wool carpet

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: 3 rectangular ingrain wool rug strips (a,b,c); handwoven, reversible, floral and leaf patterns; "Carpet from Judge Theron Lance home, Cabot,VT. Made by Kate Lance, home dyed and woven, about 1865."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Rug Hooking Demonstration]

[Rug Hooking Demonstration]

Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Photograph of a rug-hooking demo at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a woman is leaning over a wooden frame covered in red mesh. A boy sits on the table to her left, guiding a rug-latch in and out of the mesh to make the rug.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Bears on Friday]

[Bears on Friday]

Date: 1907
Creator: unknown
Description: Embossed color postcard depicting two bears doing house work. The older bear is sweeping a rug and the baby bear is dusting. Written on the card is 'Friday" and "Bear and for bear" Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello Little Precious what are you doing do you love Auntie, tell Mud Mary Crook wants to know if she wants to sell her folding bed and what she wants for it, answer quick. Lovingly, Auntie" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 509 North Broadway, Oklahoma City, Okla.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
Busy Bears on Wednesday

Busy Bears on Wednesday

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Color postcard depicting two bears. One is sweeping a rug with a broom and the other is walking in the entrance of the home. Under the picture is printed, "Busy Bears on Wednesday" Handwritten on the front is, "Mrs. Tondreau, July 30-1907" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 East 5, Okla City. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okls on July 30, 1907.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
[Kathy Jones and the Alamo Bluebonnet Rug Hookers]

[Kathy Jones and the Alamo Bluebonnet Rug Hookers]

Date: [1996-08-01..1996-08-04]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Photograph of Kathy Jones at the Alamo Bluebonnet Rug Hookers booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A girl is standing next to her holding a completed rug.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
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