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[Drop Spinning Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Kathleen Smolik drop spinning at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Kathleen wears a long floral dress with a long apron tied around her waist. She holds a skein of carded wool in her hand as it is twisted and pulled into yarn with the drop spinner.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Drop-Spinning Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a drop spinning demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a woman wearing a striped shirt with a long denim skirt and a sash tied around her waist holds a piece of yarn attached to the spindle. A woman sits in a chair behind her, embroidering a piece of fabric.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Weaver Operating a Loom]

Description: Slide of a member of the Austin Weavers Co-op using a loom to make fabric at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is sitting behind the machine that has many spools with many fibers threaded into the loom.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Spinning-Wheel

Description: Patent for "an improvement in domestic spinning wheels; and it consists in the combination of parts whereby the spindle or whirl is supported from above so as to hang down within the operator's reach, and is made to constantly revolve at the same time that the whirl is moved from and toward the operator" (lines 12-19) including instructions and illustrations.
Date: June 22, 1880
Creator: Church, Joshua G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Drop Spinning Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Kathleen Smolik demonstrating drop spinning at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman wears a blue dress with a white apron embroidered with large strawberries. She holds the drop spindle in her hands, spinning fibers into thread.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Spinning Wheel Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a woman demonstrating wheel spinning at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman sits in a plastic folding chair, wearing a buttoned shirt and denim shorts. He holds the fibers in her hand, feeding them into the machine.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bill Brett, Rope Maker]

Description: Black and white photograph of Bill Brett, a man who makes ropes from horsehair; he is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is seated on a lawn chair, hand spinning fibers into workable material for making ropes -- some of which are hanging on a rope to the right.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Drop Spinning]

Description: Black and white photograph of a couple of teenage girls at the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival using drop spindles to spin fiber into yarn. The girl on the left is elevated on a small stool upon which she is standing. Between the girls is a chair.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Spinning Wheel Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Martha Atkins demonstrating wheel spinning at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Martha sits on a bench to the left of a festival participant, showing her how to create thread from sheep's wool.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Spinning Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a spinning demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A woman and a girl are sitting in front of a loom, feeding wool into the machine to form yarn. A festival-participant leans over the shoulder of the woman, watching the process.
Date: [1987-08-02..1987-08-05]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Spinning Wheel Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a woman demonstrating a spinning wheel to a little girl at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman is sitting behind the spinning wheel and operating it while the girl stands next to her on the right.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Rush Candle Making]

Description: Photograph of a boy learning how to spin wool at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Ruffin Hill sits next to the boy, showing him how to use the machine. The demonstration is part of the spinning and weaving school within the festival.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Weaving School]

Description: Photograph of children learning how to weave on a loom at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two boys and a girl lean over the intricate loom as festival volunteers assist the children.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pat Shelton Teaching Drop Spinning]

Description: Photograph of Pat Shelton giving drop spinning lessons at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Pat sits in a chair next to a young boy, who is standing as he holds the drop spinner close the the ground.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Spinning Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a woman giving spinning demonstrations at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman wears a red shirt and denim pants as she pulls yarn from the spindle of the spinning machine. A young girl sits on a bench to her left, watching the festival volunteer.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Drop Spinning Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a woman demonstrating drop-spinning at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman wears a blue sun hat, a striped shirt, pink pants, and a white scarf. She sits on table with her feet resting on a bench, holding the drop spinner to her right.
Date: [1991-08-01..1991-08-04]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Nelda Wagner]

Description: Photograph of Nelda Wagner, an artist from El Campo, giving a demonstration on natural dyeing and spinning at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wagner is kneeling on the festival grounds. She wears large glasses, a white dress with lace detailing, and a name tag. She is in the process of carding wool. A spinning wheel is situated in front of her. Festival patrons are visible in the background.
Date: [1992-08-06..1992-08-09]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Festival Participant Carding Wool]

Description: Photograph of visitors learning how to card wool at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A young boy sits on a hay bale, holding a carder in each hand. He wears a white shirt, orange shirt, tie-die shorts, and wire-rimmed glasses.
Date: [1992-08-06..1992-08-09]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Antomine Andersen Christensen and Spinning Wheel]

Description: Copy print of an older woman, identified as Antomine Andersen Christensen, seated in a chair behind a spinning wheel. She wears a long-sleeve dress and glasses. She is outdoors, and in the distance, several trees can be seen. Accompanying information indicates that she was 90 years old at the time the picture was taken. Her daughter, Marie Christensen, married Chris Christensen and moved to Danevang, Texas.
Date: 1900/1950
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Mother & Daughter with Spinning Wheel

Description: Copy negative of Pauline Marie Thomsen Berthelsen and her daughter, Julia Marie Berthelsen sitting outside their home in Palacios, Texas, which is located in Matagorda County. The mother and daughter are spinning wool on a spinning wheel in their yard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society