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[Barbara Jordan, Arlyne Jordan, and an Unidentified Man at an African Art Museum]

Description: Photograph of Barbara Jordan, her mother, Arlyne Jordan, and an unidentified man at a Delta Sigma Theta reception at an African Art Museum. Both Jordans are wearing dark-colored dresses, and the man is wearing a dark-colored suit. There is a wall with African masks on it behind them.
Date: January 1973
Creator: O'Neill, Dev
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Barbara Jordan, Arlyne Jordan, and an Unidentified Man at an African Art Museum]

Description: Photograph of Barbara Jordan, her mother, Arlyne Jordan, and an unidentified man at a Delta Sigma Theta reception at an African Art Museum. Both Jordans are wearing dark-colored dresses, and the man is wearing a dark-colored suit. There is a wall with African masks on it behind them.
Date: January 1973
Creator: O'Neill, Dev
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Photograph of Wood Carvings of U.S. Presidents]

Description: Photograph of twelve wood carvings, in the shapes of full-figure United States Presidents. Each figurine has a flat wood block base, and are arranged at different levels on small platforms covered by a large piece of cloth. In the background, a dark, paisley-patterned curtain hangs on a wall, with another curtain in front of the first, which have been pulled back on either side by cords. The wood block base has the name of the presidents engraved on them, including, from left to right, back to front: George Washington, John Adams, Richard M. Nixon, Teddy Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, John Quincy Adams, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Harrison, Calvin Coolidge, Rutherford B. Hayes, Franklin Pierce, and Grover Cleveland.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas Permian Basin

Butter-Container.

Description: Patent for a butter container that holds butter and protects against direct handling until it is served. This is inexpensive, two-piece and very easy to clean.
Date: August 12, 1913
Creator: Eiband, Ernst A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Guard for Hand-Planes

Description: Patent for an improvement in guards for hand-planes, more specifically bench planes. The improvements provide a guard, which prevents wood shavings or splinters from injuring the hand.
Date: February 3, 1914
Creator: Westberg, John E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[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

The Whittler

Description: Photograph of an older man whittling a piece of wood in his lap. This series of photographs were taken for Jack Daniels in Lynchburg, Tennessee. It appears in the book "Up The Hollow From Lynchburg." Photo by: Junebug Clark. Signed by: Junebug Clark Clark PhotoFile: 9150-0042-8
Date: 197u
Creator: Clark, Junebug & Clark, Joseph Wade Junebug
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Pan American Recreation Center Wood Shop

Description: Photograph of an instructor showing a boy how to use a saw on a piece of wood at the Pan Am wood shop. The Pan American Recreation Center was opened in June 1942 as the first Latin American Recreation Center in Austin and run under the auspices of the Federated Latin American Club and directed by the Austin Recreation Department. The name "Pan American Recreation Center" was chosen by the executive committee during a center naming contest. On September 7, 1956, a new Pan American Recreation Center was formally dedicated at 2100 East 3rd Street, just west of the old location and where it currently exists today. The building adjoins Zavala School and was built at a cost of $155,261. The Hillside Theater was later built and completed in June 1958.
Date: March 30, 1959
Creator: Recreation Dept., City of Austin
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Mary Bell and Carl Larsen

Description: Color photograph of a woman and a man, posing indoors together. The woman is Mary Bell, a retired teacher who taught wood carving to the man on her right, Carl Larsen. According to a typed note on the card that is attached to the photograph, Mary was in ill health and located Carl Larson to present him with a wood carving that he had made while in school. Mary is wearing a blue shirt and glasses; Carl is wearing a brown shirt and a jacket. Behind them, the light-colored wood paneling of the building is visible. A small doorknob is discernible to the right of Carl.
Date: 1980
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Joe McMordie at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Joe McMordie at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas in August of 1975. In the photograph, Joe sits in a black wooden chair, whittling on a piece of wood while a young girl watches him. Joe wears a pink shirt, brown pants, a blue bandanna and a brown hat with rope or twine around the brim. The girl wears a red checkered tank top and red shorts with barrettes in her hair. Joe is an instructor at the Festival Whittlin' School, originally from Austin, Texas.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Whittling]

Description: Photograph of Joe McMordie, from Austin, whittling a wooden caricature at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is seated, wearing glasses and a blue button-up shirt. He has a moustache and a pipe in his mouth. He is looking down at the piece he is working on, which he holds in his lap.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Girl Using Drawknife in Grandpa's Tool Shed]

Description: Photograph of a child learning how to use a drawknife at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. The girl sits at a wooden bench, holding the drawknife in one hand and the wheel of the rotary turner in the other. A man bends over her, guiding her hand over the turner. A drawknife was a tool used to shape wood by removing shavings before power sanders and power rotary tools were available.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[German-Texan Furniture Making Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Newton O. Peschel from Winedale at the German-Texan furniture making booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. Peschel, standing behind a table at the booth, is pointing out information to two visitors who are looking at a pamphlet obtained from the table. Two wooden chairs are on the table for display, one on either side of Peschel.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Wood Lathe Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Newton O. Peschel from Winedale demonstrating a foot treadle wood lathe at the Texas Folklife Festival. This lathe is like the ones that were used to make chairs in Texas in the 1840s. Peschel, wearing a white shirt and white cowboy hat, is carving a piece of wood on the lathe. A wooden chair and a wooden bench are visible behind him.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ice Bath at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a woman icing her feet 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a woman is raising the skirts of her dress to reveal her calves as she stands in a small metal bowl filled with water and ice. Her sandals were placed in the grass in front of the bowl. A chest freezer and several opened boxes are visible behind the woman.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections