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[Young Man Speaking on Stage]

Description: Photograph of a young man speaking at a microphone on a stage. Other young adults are at tables in front of the stage, and two young men are seated on the stage. A sign to the left of the stage is partially visible and reads "4-H Motto, Make the Best Better."
Date: March 12, 1962
Item Type: Photograph

[Children at Tables]

Description: Photograph of a group of young boys standing in a row behind tables with a microphone. Other children sit in chairs facing them, and a few sit on the stage in the background.
Date: March 12, 1962
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman in a Home]

Description: Photograph of a woman in an apron standing in the middle of a cluttered room, with a china cabinet, telephone, sewing machine, and chairs visible. The photo is taken looking through the doorway of a bedroom into the other room. The walls are not fully painted and there are patches on the ceiling.
Date: March 27, 1962
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Outside a House]

Description: Photograph of a man standing outside of a house with his hand on the door handle and a paintbrush in his other hand. A wooden chair sits next to the house and a water tank is visible behind the house.
Date: November 21, 1964
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman on a Porch]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing on steps leading up to the porch of a house. The front wall of the house has been partially plastered, but has wood siding at the top.
Date: March 27, 1962
Item Type: Photograph

[Women Outside of a House]

Description: Photograph of two women standing outside of a house with an enclosed porch. The area around the house is dirt and is not landscaped. Fields are visible in the background.
Date: March 27, 1962
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman and Child Outside a House]

Description: Photograph of a woman and child sitting on steps leading up to the front door of a house. The area in front of the house is dirt and is not landscaped.
Date: March 29, 1963
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

[Women with Pots and Pans]

Description: Photograph of a woman sitting at a table covered in pots and pans, with two more women standing next to her. Empty chairs are facing them.
Date: July 15, 1961
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

[Man Painting a Room]

Description: Photograph of a man painting a room using a small paintbrush, with a ladder and two chairs in the middle of the room.
Date: November 21, 1961
Item Type: Photograph

[Post Office Building]

Description: Photograph of the United States Post Office building in Manor, Texas, with gravel in front of it. A house is visible in the background.
Date: March 29, 1963
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

[Group at Dinner]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women sitting at a table with plates and cups in front of them.
Date: March 6, 1964
Item Type: Photograph

[Group Portrait of Men and Women]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women, with some wearing straw hats, and a sign behind them that says "Mexico." This was possibly a Travis County Negro Extension Service educational event or program.
Date: March 12, 1962
Item Type: Photograph

[Girls in a Kitchen]

Description: Photograph of a group of young women standing around an island in a large kitchen. This was likely at a cooking class or demonstration.
Date: May 9, 1962
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