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Thread-Cutter.

Description: Patent for "a simple and efficient thread or twine cutter which may be conveniently worn in the manner of a finger ring when in use, or may be applied or attached to the usual type of thimble for use." (lines 13-17) This invention can "be inexpensively stamped from sheet metal." (lines 21-22)
Date: February 3, 1920
Creator: Cade, King C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Women quilting in the backyard, 2]

Description: Photograph of six women quilting outside in a backyard. They are positioned between the house and the fence line, which has dozens of empty mason jars sitting upside down on the posts. There is another building next to the house in the background, where a man, woman and young girl are situated in the shade.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Women setting down fabric]

Description: Photograph of a group of four women setting down a large piece of fabric over a wooden frame. The women work outside in a backyard and are focused on lining up the edges of the fabric to the frame, and a young girl can be seen walking behind them on the right side of the image. In the background, mason jars are lined along the fence post and hills covered in trees can be seen.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Hammering nails into fabric]

Description: Photograph of two women hammering nails into the edges of a piece of fabric to quilt. The two women stand on either side of the image, the one on the left actively uses the hammer while the one on the right holds her hand up by her waist, presumably holding nails to be hammered in. The women work outside, and hills covered in trees can be seen past the fence line in the background.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Drawing designs on a quilt]

Description: Photograph of two women outside drawing designs on a quilt with chalk. The two women stand next to each other facing the right side of the image, both looking down and are focused on their sketches. A young woman stands in the background of the image on the right near the quilt, and squints at something off camera.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two women showing off their quilts]

Description: Photograph of a two women showing off their quilts, presumably ones they made themselves. The two women stand on the left side of the image, each holding a quilt up at chest level. They both look down at the quilt that the woman on the right holds, and two more quilts are hung up by their corners on the right side of the image, all the quilts vary in the pattern design.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Women quilting together]

Description: Photograph of seven women quilting in the backyard. It is a bright sunny day and all the women wear large bonnets to shade their faces. Finished quilts hang in the background on the right side of the image, and a couple trees and hills take up the rest of the background.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Six women and a girl quilting]

Description: Photograph of six women and a young girl quilting outside in a backyard. Four of the women are working diligently on the quilt that sits on a large wooden frame, and the two women closest to the camera are having a conversation where the young girl stands between them. Beyond the fencing in the background of the image lies trees, large hills and an open sky.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Women showing off their quilts]

Description: Photograph of a group of women showing off quilts they made in a backyard. There are eight women total, three stand together on the left side of the image, four stand together on the right, and one sits in the grass in front of them, all having their own quilts they present. Beyond the fence of the yard, trees and hills can be seen in the background.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Quilting in a backyard, 2]

Description: Photograph of women quilting outside in a backyard. Four women are hovered over a quilt and working in the foreground of the image with their backs to the camera. A man and a woman are in the background hanging up a finished quilt next to one other one on the side of a building.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Women starting to make a quilt]

Description: Photograph of five women starting to make a quilt outside. The women work around a large wooden frame that has the base of the quilt stretched out on it, a young girl is seen standing on the far end of the quilt watching the women work. In the background, trees and hills can be seen scattered past the fence line.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Hammering nails in fabric to quilt]

Description: Photograph of a group of women outside preparing to quilt by hammering nails into fabric on a wooden frame. Four women stand around the frame and keep the fabric stretched out while another woman on the right hammers the nails, a young girl is seen in the center of the image watching the women work. In the background trees and hills can be seen past the fence line.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Quilting outside on a sunny day, 5]

Description: Photograph of four women quilting outside on a sunny day. The women work around a large table on the left side of the image, all wearing large hats to shield their faces from the sun. Finished quilts are seen hanging on a building on the right side of the image, and some disheveled on the ground.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two women sketching on a quilt]

Description: Photograph of two older women using chalk to sketch designs on a quilt. The women work outside in a backyard on a table with the quilt laid out and are focused on their work. A pair of fabric shears and a box of straight pins sit to the right of their sketching, and trees and hills take up the background of the image.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Woman combing wool]

Description: Photograph of a woman combing through wool near a window. The woman sits in a chair on the left side of the image and uses two large combing tools for the wool, and another chair is next to the woman with a piece of combed wool sitting on it. It's dark outside while she works.
Date: [1939..1989]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[WASP Blanket #3]

Description: Photograph of an older Eleanor Brown with a young woman in what appears to be a WASP uniform. The two are standing on either side of a small woven blanket hung on display that depicts the U.S. flag, a plane in flight, and several WASP insignia and phrases. Some of the phrases on the blanket read, "We live in the wind and the sand, but our eyes are on the stars" and "First Women in History to Fly America's Military Aircraft".
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[WASP Blanket #4]

Description: Photograph of an older Eleanor Brown with a young woman in what appears to be a WASP uniform. The two are standing together to the right, beside a small woven blanket hung on display that depicts the U.S. flag, a plane in flight, and several WASP insignia and phrases. Some of the phrases on the blanket read, "We live in the wind and the sand, but our eyes are on the stars" and "First Women in History to Fly America's Military Aircraft".
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[WASP Blanket]

Description: Photograph of an older Eleanor Brown with a young woman in what appears to be a WASP uniform. The two are standing in front of a small woven blanket hung on display that depicts the U.S. flag, a Plane in flight, and several WASP insignia and phrases. Some of the phrases on the blanket read, "We live in the wind and the sand, but our eyes are on the stars" and "First Women in History to Fly America's Military Aircraft".
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum
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