62 Matching Results

Search Results

[Unidentified Pottery Maker in Palestine]

Description: Photograph of a potter standing behind a table and holding up a piece of pottery for a group of unidentified spectators during a festival in Palestine, Texas. There are finished and unfinished pottery works on a second table in the foreground.
Date: 1970~
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Heritage, Volume 17, Number 4, Fall 1999

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: Autumn 1999
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

[Decorative plate]

Description: Photograph of a decorative plate depicting a man and a women performing a folkloric dance. The couple in the painting are wearing traditional clothes from Mexico and are set in a desert location as a cactus, agave plants and a church are seen in the background.
Date: 19uu
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Grapevine, Texas: 1993 Grape Fest]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Grapevine, Texas. The film covers the 7th Annual Grape Fest wine festival held on September 10th, 11th, & 12th, 1993. At the festival the camera crew films the festival grounds, vendors’ booths, craftspeople, musicians, children and adults eating fair food, a classic car show, a grape stamping contest, and Grape Fest’s black-tie gala. Festival visitors sample wines from the Texan wineries of Schoppaul Hill, Piny Hill Country, Ste. Genevieve, and Preston Trail. The film crew interviews Alfred Fleece, owner of Piny Hill Country Wines, who talks about the winery’s muscadine and fruit wines. Vendors sell pewter, ceramics, local honey, children’s toys, and jewelry; craftspeople are filmed at length while in the process of bootmaking, quilting, forming clay busts, spinning pots on a clay wheel, tooling leather, and whittling; tapdancers and squaredancers perform; and a musical group plays on a stage using a zither, acoustic guitar, and tall floor drum. The camera crew tells a man from a Texas NBC affiliate that the footage in this film is intended for a national CNBC show called "Discover America.” The last scene of the film includes footage of Lake Grapevine, sailboats, and bicyclists.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Grapevine, Texas: The Grapevine Opry and Historic Downtown Grapevine]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Grapevine, Texas. The footage covers the 7th annual Grape Fest wine festival held on September 10th, 11th, & 12th, 1993. At the festival the camera crew films: the Grapevine Opry, where a bluegrass band and country singers perform; bands playing music outdoors in the festival grounds; children and adults visiting booths and eating fair food; festival vendors selling jewelry, clothing, food, and novelty items; and shops in Historic Downtown Grapevine that sell antiques, Native American artwork, and decorative southwestern folk art. The Texan wineries Preston Trail, Llano Estacado, Moyer Texas, and La Buena Vida celebrate their 1993 Grape Fest People’s Choice Awards. Sharron Spencer, Grapevine City Councilwoman and Grape Fest volunteer, is interviewed about the festival. Elsewhere in the city, at Hyatt Bear Creek Golf and Racquet Club, groups of men golf and drive golf carts. Don Offill, the Associate Golf Professional of the club, is interviewed about the club’s Ted-Robinson-designed courses. The last shots of the film include footage of local vineyards.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library

[News Script: Ceramics]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Southwest Ceramics and Hobby Show at Fair Park in Dallas, with a large collection of ceramic artwork on display.
Date: April 21, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Improvement in Ox-Bows.

Description: Patent for improvements to ox-bows so that they "shall not require bending, and which may be made in parts of the country where timber suitable for bending is scarce" (lines 9-12).
Date: May 24, 1870
Creator: Moore, Alfred L. D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Pottery Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a pottery demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man wearing a blue and orange striped shirt, a beaded headband, and jeans, steadies the pottery wheel with one hand as he prepares a bowl of clay.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pottery Sale]

Description: Photograph of a pottery selling booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man wearing a striped shirt and beaded headband stands behind a large table full of earthenware and handmade pottery in shades of blue, brown and grey. Colorful fabric shades the booth from the sun.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Ceramic show winners named]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the seventh annual show of the Southwest Ceramic association exhibits at the Dallas Garden Center.
Date: April 19, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Pottery

Description: Raku divided square bowl done in low-fired clay with a smooth texture. The outside of the bowl is done in shades of brown and orange; the inside of bowl is white. This bowl took 1st prize in a Juried Pottery Show, entry no. 3.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Pottery

Description: Raku slab piece of pottery. The bottom is charcoal black with a looped top, colored black with very little red; the bottom has cracks. This piece won 2nd prize in the Juried Pottery Show.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Pottery Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a pottery demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In matching dresses, one woman stands while another woman sits to her right behind a long table. A sign on the wall behind them reads "Scrumptious English Sausage Rolls 25 cents."
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pete Payne Throwing a Ceramic Pot]

Description: Photograph of Pete Payne throwing a pot on the wheel at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Pete wears a short-sleeved shirt under a white apron covered in clay. The tall, cylindrical pot is almost formed underneath Pete's hands. An awning covers Pete's workspace, along with the booths of the other artists.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections