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[Spinning Wheel Demonstration by the Austin Weavers Co-op]

Description: Color photograph of a woman seated before a wooden spinning wheel in a demonstration on to use it to a younger woman. A man to the left is also seated at a spinning wheel. The two seated people are members of the Austin Weavers Co-op, a group with a booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. In the background, festival-goers are watching the demonstration or are perusing the tables nearby.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting to a Young Girl]

Description: Color photograph of a man, identified as Gerry Doyle, teaching a young girl the craft of handwriting on a small chalkboard on the desk before her. The young girl is wearing a shirt that reads "SALLY" on its front. Behind them and to their right are open windows. They are in the one-room school on the Texas Folklife Festival grounds.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Young Boy at the Alamo Poultry Club Exhibit]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy at the Alamo Poultry Club exhibit at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Behind him stands another boy. He is peering into the cage of a couple of chickens. A white egg sits in the cage before the two chickens. The back of a purple ribbon has been tacked to the cage.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting]

Description: Color photograph of a man standing and leaning over a desk in front of him. Behind him is a chalkboard with yellow chalked lettering written on its surface. He is identified as Gerry Doyle; he is teaching handwriting and calligraphy as a craft in a one-room school at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Man with a Dog]

Description: Color photograph of a man, identified as Virge "Cowboy" Williams, wearing a cowboy hat at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is seated and petting a dog that is standing beside him. A collection of bones hang on a leather strap from his neck. He is wearing some sort of leather pants or chaps.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Young Woman Practicing Handwriting]

Description: Color photograph of a young woman seated at a desk where she is practicing handwriting using a calligraphic pen and paper. A small chalkboard sits on the desk next to her sheet of paper. She is learning handwriting as a craft in the one-room school at the Texas Folklife Festival
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting]

Description: Color photograph of a man, Gerry Doyle, standing with a poster that reads, "But our handwriting doesn't seem to be getting much better." He is teaching handwriting as a craft in the one-room school on the Texas Folklife Festival grounds. He is holding up the poster near a female pupil of his handwriting class, who is seated at a desk and has a personal-sized chalkboard in front of her. She is leaning sideways to get a better look at the poster. A sheet with ampersands written in red hangs on the wall in the background.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[A Young Boy Working on a Loom]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy seated at a wooden loom, courtesy of the Austin Weavers Co-op, a group that has its own booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He has both hands situated on either side of strings that are held taut in the loom. Festival-goers are partially visible behind him.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman Holding Treenware]

Description: Color photograph of a woman identified as Louise Hunter, holding a piece of treenware, the old pioneer name for household implements made from wood. She is a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. She has short gray hair and is wearing an old lace pioneer-style dress. Behind her is a tent-covered rea bustling with festival-goers.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman in Traditional Polish Attire]

Description: Color photograph of a woman wearing a traditional Polish dress and a floral crown in her hair; she is a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is also wearing sunglasses. She is holding up a square-shaped piece of Polish needlework in her hands. Behind her are a couple of women also clad in traditional Polish attire.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Dan Harrison, Knifesmith]

Description: Color photograph of a man identified as Dan Harrison, a knifesmith, who is a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. At his booth he has an open display case filled with knives, some of which are resting on a pelt of animal fur. Dan is wearing an apron and is engaged in a conversation with a young boy visiting his booth and admiring a knife.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman Weaving a Basket]

Description: Color photograph of Eloise Roe, a woman working in the "Frontier Playland" of the Texas Folklife Festival. She is weaving a basket on a wooden surface that sits atop a long bale of hay. A woman wearing a red hat stands behind her. Near their workspace is a wall of illustrations drawn on craft paper. They are accompanied by a banner that reads, "Kids Art Display."
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Elderly Woman Demonstrating Quiltmaking]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly woman, Virginia Quintanilla, demonstrating quilt making at a table where pieces of fabric are resting before her. She is a participant in the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. A few women are gathered around her to watch. She has one hand on a piece of fabric. Her graying hair is in a bun and she is wearing gold-rimmed eyeglasses. The scene takes place underneath a cloth-covered structure, which is partially visible in the background.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting]

Description: Color photograph of a man standing at the front of a room and writing on a chalkboard. He is identified as Gerry Doyle; he is teaching handwriting and calligraphy as a craft in a one-room school at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Pupils with paper and pen sit at desks on either side of him. A few spectators are seated against the wall to watch him teach.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Weaving Instruction by an Austin Weaver's Co-op Member]

Description: Color photograph of a young woman seated at a wooden loom at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is receiving instruction on how to weave using a loom, courtesy of the woman standing by her side, who is a member of the Austin Weavers Co-op. White string is held taut in the loom as she weaves additional strands into it.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Lying Down in the Grass]

Description: Black and white photograph of a man lying down in the grass to rest at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. His cowboy hat is resting on the side of his head, which is in turn resting on a cardboard box. A few people passing by are walking behind him.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph

[Nancy Lou Webster, Treenware Maker]

Description: Black and white photograph of Nancy Lou Webster using various tools to make treenware, a term used by pioneers to describe small, handcrafted wooden items. She is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph

[Robert Boyd, Playing Guitar in Bluegrass Kinfolk]

Description: Black and white photograph of Robert Boyd, who is playing the acoustic guitar with the band, Bluegrass Kinfolk, at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A stand-up bass player is visible behind him. A banjo player is on his right.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph

[Virge T. "Cowboy" Williams with a Child and a Dog]

Description: Black and white photograph of Virge T. Williams, also known as Cowboy, kneeling on the ground next to a "hog dog" at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding the dog by the collar while a young girl standing to his left pets the dog on the head.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph

[Serving Syrup from a Syrup Cooker]

Description: Color photograph of people gathered around a large syrup cooker at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A man standing near the corner of the vat is pouring syrup from a metal pot into a mason jar. A child holding an empty mason jar waits by his side, visibly excited.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Corn Shelling Machine]

Description: Color photograph of a corn shelling machine, on display at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The machine is made of wood and has a bowl underneath it to catch the processed kernels. A young boy turns the crank on the side of the machine while a teenage boy who is operating the machine takes corn cobs from the next child in line. A woman in sunglasses stands to the left of the machine.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman Plucking a Goose]

Description: Color photograph of a woman, Deolece Parmelee, plucking a goose's feathers at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The goose is in her lap; its feet are bound with a blue ribbon. She is seated amidst a crowd of festival goers.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Shelling Corn]

Description: Color photograph of a group of children using a wooden hand-turned machine to shell corn. The machine is on display at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. As one child pushes a cob of corn down into an opening on the top of the machine, a young boy turns the crank on the side. A large bowl underneath the machine catches the processed kernels. Behind them is a large, partially fenced-in pile of corn husks.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[O.T. Baker]

Description: Color photograph of man identified as O.T. Baker, who is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Though evidence of it is not visible, he is affiliated with the smokehouse at the festival. He is wearing a cowboy hat, large eyeglasses, and a blue shirt. A few people are gathered around him.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph