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[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

[Potter at Acoma Pueblo]

Description: Photograph of a potter at the Acoma Pueblo. There are tables supporting decorated pottery varying in shape and size. M. Antonio stands behind the tables in front of a building with a rectangular screen door and windows.
Date: 1994
Creator: Streng, Evelyn Fiedler
Partner: Texas Lutheran University

[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

[Student glazing a bowl]

Description: Photograph of a ceramicist student applying glaze to a piece during a ceramics class. A large glob of glaze sits in the center of the bowl as the students pulls the paintbrush up as the wheel spins.
Date: 1970
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Potter Making a Vase]

Description: Photograph of Larry Mouce, potter from Kenedy, making a clay vase at a booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The potter is standing in front of a table, forming clay in his hands, while festival participants watch. Several molded vases of various sizes are on the table. Other booths are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Potter using Spinning Wheel]

Description: Slide of David Cholis (left) helping a young girl throw pots at the Texas Folklife Festival. Cholis is straddling a table with a spinning wheel where an unfinished tall vase stands. The young girl is playing with a bowl of slip, a liquid of made of part clay and part water.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio 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

[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

[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

[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: UT 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: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections