["Grandma's Workshop" Booth]

One of 376 photographs in the series: 1st Annual Texas Folklife Festival available on this site.

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Photograph of "Grandma's Workshop" in which Emma Oettinger is displaying her rag dolls, afghans, and quilts at the Texas Folklife Festival. Oettinger, from San Antonio, is on the right side of the photograph, explaining how to make rag dolls to two visitors. To the left, a group of people are looking at the variety of quilts, dolls, pillows, and afghans on display. The booth has a sign overhead in the foreground that displays information about the booth, as well as paper cut-outs of rag dolls. In the background against the wall, a sign that reads "Grandma's Workshop" is hanging above ... continued below

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Creator: Unknown. [1972-09-07..1972-09-10].

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and one other and was provided by UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

UTSA Libraries Special Collections seeks to build, preserve and provide access to our distinctive research collections documenting the diverse histories and development of San Antonio and South Texas. Our collecting priorities include the history of women and gender in Texas, the history of Mexican Americans, activists/activism, the history of the African American and LGBTQ communities in our region, the Tex-Mex food industry, and urban planning.

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Photograph of "Grandma's Workshop" in which Emma Oettinger is displaying her rag dolls, afghans, and quilts at the Texas Folklife Festival. Oettinger, from San Antonio, is on the right side of the photograph, explaining how to make rag dolls to two visitors. To the left, a group of people are looking at the variety of quilts, dolls, pillows, and afghans on display. The booth has a sign overhead in the foreground that displays information about the booth, as well as paper cut-outs of rag dolls. In the background against the wall, a sign that reads "Grandma's Workshop" is hanging above the full display of textiles.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection

Photos of the annual event sponsored by the Institute of Texan Culture, celebrating the many ethnicities represented in the state. Thousands attend the event each year, which includes food, dances, and music.

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  • [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]

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  • September 7, 1972 - September 10, 1972

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • June 18, 2012, 8:16 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 1, 2017, 12:48 p.m.

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["Grandma's Workshop" Booth], photograph, [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227065/: accessed October 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.