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[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

[Floral Design Class]

Description: Photograph of a woman giving a demonstration on flower arrangement at the front of a room. Several other women sit and stand around tables and watch.
Date: February 22, 1962
Item Type: Photograph

[Floral Design Class]

Description: Photograph of a woman giving a demonstration on flower arrangement. Other women sit and stand around at tables and watch her.
Date: February 22, 1962
Item Type: Photograph

[Women at a Meeting]

Description: Photograph of a woman speaking from a podium at a meeting with others sitting around a large table. Notes on a large pad of paper on an easel are about Travis County Population. A 4-H club poster is on the wall.
Date: March 12, 1962
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

[Teacher and Students]

Description: Photograph of a teacher holding a microphone and standing next to a table and an American flag, with a group of students behind her. They are in a covered, open-air auditorium, and trees are visible in the background.
Date: July 20, 1963
Creator: Ellison Photo Service
Item Type: Photograph

[School Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a young woman and two young men standing in front of an auditorium at a table giving a demonstration. Other students sit in desks facing them.
Date: July 15, 1961
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman Decorating a Bed]

Description: Photograph of a woman placing two stuffed dogs on a neat bed. Two religious pictures hang on the wall above the bed.
Date: November 21, 1961
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

[Young Woman Giving a Presentation]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing at the front of a classroom speaking. A large pad of paper is on an easel next to her. An American flag is behind her. The backs of students sitting at desks facing her are visible.
Date: July 15, 1961
Item Type: Photograph

[Students in a Classroom]

Description: Photograph of a group of students in a classroom. Boys sit at desks and girls stand against a wall behind them. A few girls hold plates and other girls hold boxes of food. A poster and student artwork are hanging on the wall behind them.
Date: May 9, 1962
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

[Group Portrait of School Class]

Description: Photograph of a class of students standing outside of their school building. The building is wood-sided and painted white. A car is partially visible parked in front of the building.
Date: March 27, 1962
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

[Gildon Creek Third Baptist Church]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing on the front steps of the Gildon Creek Third Baptist Church building. The sign above the door indicated the pastor was Reverend J. H. Penn.
Date: March 29, 1963
Item Type: Photograph