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["Spotlight On Fashion" Show]

Description: Photograph of a girl in a white dress standing on an outdoor runway. Hanging from the runway/stage is a sign that says "Spotlight on Fashion."
Date: September 1, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Display of Clothing]

Description: Photograph of a display of handmade clothing. A sign on the display reads, "Texas Blind Deaf and Orphan School."
Date: May 24, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman Sewing]

Description: Photograph of a woman working at a sewing machine, with three more women watching her. There are broken windows in the wall behind them, and boxes on a high shelf.
Date: September 1, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Students in an Auditorium]

Description: Photograph of students standing at a picnic table holding sheets of paper and singing together or giving a presentation. Other people are watching, sitting at various picnic tables in the auditorium.
Date: September 1, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Display of Hand-Sewn Items]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing in front of a display of clothes, fabric, a sewing machine and sewing patterns. A sign above the display reads, "Good sewing techniques + proper equipment = well finished, fitted garment."
Date: May 24, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[People at an Event]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women standing in lines in a community recreation center (most likely Doris Miller Auditorium in Rosewood Park in Austin) at an event of some kind. Some people are at a ticket window.
Date: September 1, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Clothing, Linens, and Upholstery Display]

Description: Photograph of a display with clothes, quilts, linens, and upholstered furniture. Signs on the display say "Clothing," "Do it yourself," and "Cut the cost of home management and beautification by refinishing and reupholstery of furniture, handmade linens, etc."
Date: May 24, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Child in Costume]

Description: Photograph of a woman in a polka dot dress putting a robe on a child wearing a paper crown, probably in preparation for a play or theatrical production.
Date: May 24, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Display with Paintings and Hats]

Description: Photograph of a display with religious paintings, small doll hats, and silver trays. The exhibition was likely in Doris Miller Auditorium in Rosewood Park in Austin.
Date: May 24, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Butchering Meat]

Description: Photograph of a man in a chef hat standing in a kitchen butchering meat with a large knife. Cans of Hunt's brand vegetables are on the counter. More tools and pots hang above the man's head.
Date: September 1, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Giving a Lecture]

Description: Photograph of a man in a suit standing on stage next to a chalkboard and giving a lecture. The back of the head of one man in the audience is visible.
Date: September 1, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Handmade Clothing Display]

Description: Photograph of a display with handmade clothing. A poster on the display reads, "Be thrifty, sew it yourself," and has a drawing of a woman sewing. A sign below the display reads, "Texas Blind Deaf and Orphan School."
Date: May 24, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Students in a Classroom]

Description: Photograph of students in a classroom or auditorium. Six students stand behind a picnic table, one girl holding a microphone, while other students sit in desks facing them.
Date: September 1, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Women]

Description: Photograph of four women standing together and laughing. Most likely they are at the Travis County Negro Extension Service Program building located at 1154 Lydia Street, Austin, Texas.
Date: May 24, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Display on Swine Integration]

Description: Photograph of a man standing in front of a display with a sign that says "Swine Integration." The display has information about and photos of pigs.
Date: May 24, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Women]

Description: Photograph of four women wearing dresses and standing together. They are likely at the Travis County Negro Extension Service building located at 1154 Lydia Street, Austin, Texas.
Date: May 24, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Looking at a Child Care Display]

Description: Photograph of a three children standing in front of a display with informational posters, baby clothes, and a sign that reads, "Proper childcare promotes good physical health, good mental health, wholesome personality, plus good citizenship."
Date: May 24, 1960
Item Type: Photograph

[Men at Desks]

Description: Photograph of four men sitting at desks in an office room. There are cabinets against the wall.
Date: 1960~/1969~
Item Type: Photograph

[Man in Control Room]

Description: Photograph of a man in uniform sitting at a desk in a room full of controls. In the room is a Univac 1050-II Real Time System computer and a FASTRAND II magnetic storage drum.
Date: 1960~/1969~
Item Type: Photograph

[Inside Warehouse]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a warehouse. There are tables and chairs to the right, and a long, round table and boxes in the center of the photo.
Date: 1960~/1969~
Item Type: Photograph

[Men in Warehouse]

Description: Photograph of men in a warehouse. There are boxes on shelves on both sides of the room, and stamps on the cabinet in the middle of the room.
Date: 1960~/1969~
Item Type: Photograph