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[Batik Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Batik lessons at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A long table is set up with cloth, string, and bowls of water for festival participants to learn the art of batik, and Indonesian form of embroidery. A woman wearing a bandanna around her head and an embroidered dress works on a piece of batik with the help of an instructor.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Batik School]

Description: Photograph of Batik lessons at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A long table is set up with cloth, string, and bowls of water for festival participants to learn the art of batik, and Indonesian form of embroidery. Several women sit at the table working on their individual pieces of embroidery.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Horsehair Rope Spinning]

Description: Photograph of Bill Brett, a horsehair rope spinner, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas, Bill wears a tan hat with a denim shirt and jeans as he weaves a rope spinner. A young festival participant watches Bill as he examines Bill's supplies.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Displaying Polish Costumes and Needlework]

Description: Photograph of a woman displaying Polish costumes and needlework at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is sponsored by the Polish American Center in San Antonio. The woman is wearing traditional clothing: a white peasant blouse with embroidered sleeves and trimmed with lace, a fitted black vest with embroidery and trim, and a floral headband. Out on display are pillows, aprons, and an assortment of decorative needlework.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Paper Making Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a paper making demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man wears a black hat with the word "paper" printed across the brim. He holds a tray of homemade paper in his hands, loosening it from the mesh screen with a small knife.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Paper Making Booth]

Description: Photograph of a paper-making demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man wearing a black hat with the word "paper" printed across the brim speaks with festival participants about the art of making paper. On the table in front of his booth lies a sample of homemade paper in its mesh drying rack.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Two Unknown Women at Factory

Description: Copy negative of two unidentified women at Kay-Leigh Manufacturing Company. They are both holding up a dress on a hanger and looking towards it. Behind the women is a rack of garments.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Two Unknown Women at Cutting Table

Description: Copy negative of two unidentified women standing at a cutting table. One woman is looking down and has her hand on a machine resting on the table; the other woman is leaning against the table and looking to the side. There is fabric on the table. In the background, there are small dresses hanging on the walls and a shelf with fabric on it. This business is identified as Kay-Leigh Manufacturing Company.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[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
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Patsy Anderson Making Bobbin Lace]

Description: Photograph of Patsy Anderson making bobbin lace at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting down with a cushion in her lap. The piece that she is working on is attached to the cushion. She is using several bobbins to make the design, about 25 or so, each loaded with string. They are roughly the size and shape of pencils. The string from each bobbin has already been worked into the lace, and she is crossing them over one another to carefully weave the intricate design. Another woman making bobbin lace is sitting to the left of her.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Needlework and Craft Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Polish needlework and craft booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the booth is decorated with two wooden models dressed in traditional Polish clothing. A woman leans over a shelf holding various Polish historical items, wearing a sleeveless shirt and white shorts.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Group of Women Quilting]

Description: Photograph of quilters from Voca, Texas at the Texas Folklife Festival. A group of six women are sitting around a quilt that is stretched out between two wood planks. The quilt is unfinished and each woman is working on a different part of it. Behind them in the background, two women are holding up a finished quilt with a large eight-point star in the center. The star is made up of many small orange, yellow, and brown diamond shapes. The quilt has a brown border.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Tatting Thread]

Description: Black and white photograph of Cindy Brandt tatting thread using a tatting shuttle at the Kendall County Community booth, one of many booths at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Finished tatted pieces are strewn about the surface of the table where she works.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Silk Screening at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the a volunteer teaching silk screening at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The volunteer stands behind a small table wearing an apron covered with ink. A woman and a man examine the prints created from the silk-screening process.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sirkku Rodriguez Doing a Pirta Ribbon Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Sirkku Rodriguez doing a pirta ribbon demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting in a chair, pulling yarn through a wooden contraption made of vertical dowels that separate the yarn out in several different strands. She is weaving the strands to make a ribbon. A few finished ribbons are hanging on the left side of the booth where one festival visitor is partially visible.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Goodie Di Raddo Making a Basket]

Description: Photograph of Goodie Di Raddo making a basket at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is standing up, working on a basket she is holding near her waist. She is wearing glasses and a pioneer dress, with an apron and bonnet.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Fiber Designers Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Fiber Designers Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A table covered in quilts displays several handmade dolls. A woman sitting behind the table smiles at the photographer as she creates a piece of artwork.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Making Crafts at the Frontier Playland]

Description: Color photograph of a young girl learning how to make crafts from yarn at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A woman wearing a floral-patterned bonnet on her head is helping her. Their workspace is atop a bale of hay where there are several more balls of yarn and a glue bottle.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Theresa Sueltenfuss Demonstrating Tatting]

Description: Photograph of Theresa Sueltenfuss in the Kendall County Community Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Theresa is sitting in a folding chair, tatting a small project in her lap. She wears a checkered dress with a button, namecard, and ribbon attached to the right collar.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Needlework Display

Description: Black and white photograph of a young woman and an older woman standing near a display of impressive, pastoral-themed needlework on pillows. They have a booth in the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[T.R. "Rowdy" Pate, Rope and Quirt Maker]

Description: Black and white photograph of a man named T.R. Pate, also known as Rowdy, braiding rawhide over a fibrous rope. He is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Presenting a Piece of Polish Needlework]

Description: Black and white photograph of a woman dressed in a traditional Polish costume, holding up a square-shaped piece of Polish needlework. She is standing next to a table where various objects are strewn on its surface. This table is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections