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[News Script: Hats]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the production process for fashionable women's hats in Dallas.
Date: June 8, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Heritage, Volume 16, Number 1, Winter 1998

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Date: Winter 1998
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

[Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore, July 18,1899]

Description: Letter from Lula Dalton to Linnet Moore in which she said that she has had her eyes examined in Austin and needed new glasses. Lula updates Linnet on the costume party she attended, as well as the friends and family who have taken trips. Her glasses have helped so much that she wants to start on her embroidery.
Date: July 18, 1899
Creator: Dalton, Lula
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Quilting-Frame

Description: Patent for improved quilting frame which may be set up easily, and folded down and stored when not in use. Additionally, the improved design provides for fabric to be secured on all sides, and for the operator to adjust the angle of the fabric.
Date: July 10, 1906
Creator: Berglund, John M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Outdoor Quilting Bee]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photo of women in the Powell Valley during the early 1940s in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. The quilters gather outdoors at a neighbor's home for a Quilting Bee. This is a 2 1/4 X 2 1/4 B&W negative.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Quilting Frame at an Outdoor Quilting Bee]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photo of a quilting frame which was built for a quilting bee. The quilting bee was held at a neighbor's house during the early 1940s in the Powell Valley, Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. This is a 2 1/4 X 2 1/4 B&W negative.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Fiber-Machine.

Description: Patent for an improvement in fiber machines that is "adaptable to fibers of various plants; but it is especially designed for separating the fiber of plants found in Mexico--such as lechugilla, Spanish dagger, and similar plants" (lines 28-32). The machine is used to separate the usable fiber from the leaves, stalks, and other parts of the plants.
Date: September 2, 1884
Creator: Worthington, George & Parvin, Enoch, J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Churn-Power

Description: Patent for an improvement to a churning by allowing a churn to be attached to a sewing machine. The churn and sewing machine could then be used separately or at the same time.
Date: November 21, 1882
Creator: Jones, Isaac Van Zandt
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Improvement in Fluting-Machines.

Description: Patent for an improvement in gage-fluting machines, including an illustration. "It relates to a machine for fluting or crimping articles of ladies' apparel" (lines 6-7).
Date: January 14, 1873
Creator: Saunders, David R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: Decorative Center]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the formal opening of the Decorative Center in the Oak Lawn section of Dallas.
Date: September 4, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT 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]
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]
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]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections