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[Brushing a weaved blanket]

Description: Photograph of a woman brushing a weaved blanket pattern. In the image, the woman sits next to an open window with a weaving board in front of her. She is holding a brush in each hand to pass through the cloth to grab any loose threads.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Wade Clark selling baskets]

Description: Photograph of Wade Clark talking to Bernice Clark next to rows of hanging baskets. In the image, Clark, wearing overalls and a hat, is holding up a hand made basket for Bernice, wearing a camera around her neck. Next to them is long rows of baskets hooked along strings so they can be seen easily from the road.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Cleaning brushes]

Description: Photograph of a woman cleaning weaving brushes. In the image, the unidentified woman is seated using the brushes to clean out any caught threads from the brush's bristles. Behind her is a collection of weaving instruments and fabrics.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Cleaning a brush]

Description: Photograph of a woman cleaning weaving brushes. In the image, the unidentified woman is seated using the brushes to clean out any caught threads from the brush's bristles. Behind her is a collection of weaving instruments and fabrics.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Last Christmas card]

Description: Holiday card woven by Rudi Fuchs, with a typed note about his passing on June 8, 1985 in Denton, written by his siblings. The card features the star of Bethlehem.
Date: December 1985
Creator: Fuchs, Rudolph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A bill of scantling for a loom]

Description: A bill of scantling for a loom from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The bill details the materials needed for a loom and the dimensions for the construction of the loom. The document was written by James Stewart.
Date: unknown
Creator: Stewart, James
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Folk Art in Texas

Description: This book describes popular folk art of Texas, including basket weaving, hat-making, yard art, sculptures, murals, cemetery art, quilt-making, tattoo art, and other miscellaneous folk art. The index begins on page 198.
Date: 1985
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, October 16, 1891]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles Moore in which she updates them on her and her family's health; the weather; the crops; the new house Mrs. Ellis is building; taking rags to a weaver; hunting for chestnuts; Frank Albright studying to be a lawyer; and the children and their schools. Dinkie wrote part of the letter. She gave updates on the health of friends and family; the sowing of wheat; the weather and how that has affected her flowers; new shoes; and the chores Birdie does before she goes to school. She also comments on how Birdie is smart about work, but not about book learning.
Date: October 16, 1891
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie and Dinkie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, March 10,1893]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to her cousin Linnet detailed Birdie and her grandmother's shared birthday celebration. The letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore gave details on the health of several members of the family; the weather; the cost of crops; and the cutting of carpet rags. Included is a note saying that pieces of Birdie's dresses would be included. The smaller pieces are from Birdie's dress and the larger piece from a dress for Dinkie.
Date: March 10, 1893
Creator: McGee, Birdie & McGee, Dinkie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Weaving Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a woman demonstrating weaving techniques in the Austin Weaver's Cooperative booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting and working on the small loom on her lap. Woven fabrics are hanging behind her.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Weaving Demonstration at the 4th Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a woman demonstrating the process of creating yarn at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, the woman is smoothing the yarn with one hand and holding the wheel steady with the other. Many children and adults watch as she spins. The booth is covered in a canopy of made of streamers.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Drop Spinning at the 4th Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Alice Allen from Fritch, Texas, demonstrating drop spinning at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, Alice is sitting on a table in front of fair participants, holding fibers in one hand and creating thread with the other. She wears a checkered dress and a large bow in her hair. Yarn spools are visible to the right of Alice.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Weaving Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a man demonstrating weaving techniques in the Austin Weaver's Cooperative booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is sitting at a loom and is producing a striped fabric. A festival participant is watching the process; other participants and booths are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
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