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[Children learning to knit]

Description: Photograph of a group of children in a classroom learning to knit. The room is crowded with desks. Five girls sit in the foreground. Two more boys and two more girls are seen in the background. The room's windows are open and educational materials hang on the walls.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Hallie Mae Hopper]

Description: Photograph of Hallie Mae Hopper. In the image, Hopper's face is photographed from her left profile side wearing a knitted sweater over a collared shirt in front of a wooden wall.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

Description: Transcript of a letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family.
Date: December 21, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, December 21, 1864]

Description: Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara telling her that he is sending food, candy, and cloth. He requests that she sew the cloth into drawers and send them back to him. He states his salary will be $110 per month. He then lists his expenses. He tells Clara he has had Yellow Fever. He requests cotton socks. He ends by regretting not being able to spend Christmas with his family.
Date: December 21, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bessie Franklin to Mary Ann Moore and Charles B. Moore, December 17, 1900]

Description: Letter from Bessie Franklin to Mary and Charles Moore in which she gives family news, including their health and activities. She also talks about visits by friends and the weather. Bessie gives an update on Grandma's health and activities. There is also an accounting of the crops and farm animals. She also talks about developing plans for Christmas.
Date: December 17, 1900
Creator: Franklin, Bessie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, January 26, 1885]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, January 26, 1885, in which she gives the details of the health of family and friends. The weather has been extremely cold and icy. Other topics in the letter are: Willie was kept home due to the weather; they slaughtered their last hog; and having trouble keeping busy after using up all the yarn and completing the last sewing project. William Dodd adds a note of his own to the letter. The envelope has a postal mark from Gallatin, Tennessee.
Date: January 26, 1885
Creator: Dodd, Matilda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee to Charles and Mary Ann Moore, April 8, 1887]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd and Dinkie McGee discusses weather and cold snap that probably killed all the peach blossoms, but apples and garden looks ok. She recommends Mary get her teeth pulled that are bothering her. Abe is in town and Bettie is lonesome. Some geologists had come and visited Abe's gas well. Willie is working as chain carrier for a surveyor. Birdie, Mary and Bessie have learned to knit and Birdie is piecing a quilt. The women made soap and it only took 3 days. Dinkie's chickens are doing well and they sold all their turkeys at Christmas
Date: April 8, 1887
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 26, 1880]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote her mother to update her on life at school. Gertrude mentioned the Thanksgiving dinner they had at school and time she had been spent with her brother, Paul. She had started learning to crochet and was excited about being able to go home in a few weeks for Christmas.
Date: November 26, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

[Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to Junia Roberts Osterhout, November 26, 1880]

Description: Letter from Gertrude Osterhout to her mother, Junia Roberts Osterhout. She wrote her mother to update her on life at school. Gertrude mentioned the Thanksgiving dinner they had at school and time she had been spent with her brother, Paul. She had started learning to crochet and was excited about being able to go home in a few weeks for Christmas.
Date: November 26, 1880
Creator: Osterhout, Gertrude
Partner: Austin College

[Suzann Thompson Crocheting A Blanket]

Description: Photograph of Suzann Thompson crocheting at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Suzann is sitting by a table covered in blankets, wearing a white dress with a name-tag attached to it. She holds on crochet needle with her right hand while feeding the yarn with her left hand. A boy, her brother Van Thompson, sits behind her at a different table, holding a crochet needle and a piece of paper.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Quilting-Frame

Description: Patent for a new type of quilting frame. The improved Quilting-Frame can be used with a standard sewing machine. The device allows a sewing machine to in seams.
Date: February 18, 1913
Creator: Cribbs, William D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Postcard of Elderly Woman Knitting]

Description: Postcard of an illustration of an elderly woman with grey hair, wearing a dark grey blouse and grey gingham skirt, sitting on a wood chair on the grass in front of a large stone wall. The woman, who has a long pipe in her mouth and is wearing a large dark bonnet, is knitting with grey yarn and three knitting needles. Printed text at the bottom of the postcard identifies the woman as an occupant of the North Carolina Mountains. The other side of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: 19uu
Partner: Howard Payne University Library