[Woman Helping Visitors at Souvenir and Information Booth]

[Woman Helping Visitors at Souvenir and Information Booth]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a woman helping festival visitors at the Institute of Texan Cultures Information and Souvenirs booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dark-haired woman is behind the booth, across from three festival visitors who are visible from behind. Hats, festival t-shirts, and buttons are hanging up all over the booth. Small signs are displaying price information for each item.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
Ashtrays

Ashtrays

Date: [c. 1970]
Creator: unknown
Description: Two smoked glass commemorative ashtrays from Star of the Republic Museum opening in 1970; circular with ruffled edges; gold printing on white background; Texas flag with "Capitol of Lone Star State" in center surrounded by images of 7 capitol buildings
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Glass mugs

Glass mugs

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Two amber-colored glass mugs with a picture of the Washington State Park Museum. There is a gold stripe near the rim of each mug with the words "Washington State Park Museum" on it.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Ashtrays

Ashtrays

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A small, smoky gray, square, glass ashtray with a picture of the Washington State Park Museum in the center. "Washington State Park Museum" is printed on it in gold lettering and a simple gold border surrounds the picture.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Ashtray

Ashtray

Date: [c. 1970]
Creator: unknown
Description: One of five square smoked glass commemorative ashtrays from Star of the Republic Museum opening in 1970; (c) similar to (b) except that top inscription is missing
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Souvenir Views of Mineral Wells, Texas

Souvenir Views of Mineral Wells, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: Yeager Drug Co.
Description: Shown here is a bottle-shaped souvenir of Mineral Wells. It consists of fourteen folios, showing various views of the attractions found in Mineral Wells. The clothing of the people photographed suggests a date of the early twentieth century.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[Institute of Texan Cultures Kiosk]

[Institute of Texan Cultures Kiosk]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Institute of Texan Cultures Information and Souvenirs booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The square booth has t-shirts and hats hanging up inside of it. Two visitors are standing on one side talking to one of the four booth workers. At the top on each side is a sign that reads, "Kiosk, Souvenirs & Information."
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
Design for a Spoon.

Design for a Spoon.

Date: August 23, 1892
Creator: Hughes, Joseph A.
Description: Design patent for a souvenir spoon typical or representative of the state of Texas; "The leading feature of [the] design is a head and bust of Davy Crockett, which forms the outer and wide end of the handle...About the middle of the shank and projecting on each side of the same is the lone star, while on the bowl of the spoon is a representation of the old building known as the 'Alamo'" (lines 14-22).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
D.W. Griffith Presents "The Birth of a Nation"

D.W. Griffith Presents "The Birth of a Nation"

Date: April 1, 1924
Creator: Griffith, D.W.
Description: This photograph illustrates a souvenir program from the silent motion picture, "The Birth of a Nation, the Most Stupendous and Fascinating Motion Picture Drama Created in the United States. Founded on Thomas Dixon's story 'The Clansman' " The motion picture presents an early 20th-century Southern view of Reconstruction.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
Design for a Badge or Medal.

Design for a Badge or Medal.

Date: December 6, 1887
Creator: Maxcy, John Wharton
Description: Design patent for a round souvenir badge or medal that has an image of a star on the front with a portrait in the center, and rays emanating toward the outside edge used for text. The back of the medal has an image of the Texas state capitol and spaces for additional text. The design also includes a suspending-bar shaped as a bald eagle with spread wings, holding crossed rifles.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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