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[Women quilting outdoors]

Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photo of women in the Powell Valley during the early 1940s in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. The quilters gather 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

[Women quilting outdoors]

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

[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

Garment-Protector

Description: Patent for a garment protector which functions by wrapping the wearer and her garments in heavy rubberized cloth, so that water and mud do not get on her clothes, including illustrations and instructions.
Date: July 10, 1917
Creator: Goode, Ovelia Mamie
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Crocheted Cross]

Description: Photograph of a crocheted cross. There is a small hole in the center of the cross, and a string is connected to the top of it.
Date: unknown
Creator: Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999
Partner: Texas A&M University Kingsville

[Pamphlet: "Los Hílos De Oaxaca, an Exhibition on Traditional Textiles" Family Guide]

Description: Family guidebook that details an exhibition that was presented by the Mexic-Arte Museum entitled, "Los Hílos De Oaxaca [The Threads of Oaxaca], an Exhibition on Traditional Textiles". The front cover features a large photograph of an embroidered flower as well as the exhibition title in a script typeface above. The English translation of the name is also included in uppercase letters along with the subheading "A Family Guide" and the exhibition dates. The inside cover of the guidebook includes a list of all the contributors that worked on an aspect of the exhibition. The first page features an introductory paragraph that describes the nature and meaning of the exhibition. The rest of the guide consists of headings that describe either indigenous Hispanic cultures or inspired Hispanic textile artists. Each heading is followed by passages that explain the subject further in depth and as it relates to the exhibition. There is a simple map of several tribal boundaries on pages four and five of the guide. Page 19 is dedicated to explaining ancient "Textile Techniques & Dying Methods", and is accompanied by a labelled diagram of a loom on page 18. The last two pages of the guidebook contain two interactive activities; the first is a list of relevant words that the reader is asked to find the definitions for in the guidebook. The second activity contains a box with an outline of a traditional Hispanic garment inside. The reader is asked to create a meaningful design on the garment inspired by "Huipil design". The back cover of the guidebook features several logos of various sponsors as well as a small paragraph about the Mexic-Arte Museum.
Date: 2006
Creator: Hernandez, Alberto McKelligan & Richter, Lacey
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

Curtain-Stretcher.

Description: Patent for a curtain stretcher where the parts can be disconnected and readily assembled to accommodate curtains of various types. It permits stretching without screwing curtains or disengaging them from the clamps. The patent includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: November 24, 1914
Creator: Hiegel, Eugene J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Alamo Bobbin Lacers]

Description: Photograph of the Alamo Bobbin Lacers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A woman is sitting and lacing multiple bobbins and other visitors are visible in the background.
Date: [1996-08-01..1996-08-04]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Annie Fuller Demonstrating Quilting]

Description: Photograph of Annie Fuller quilting at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Annie, a festival participant from Pittsburg, Texas, sits in a quilting booth as she embroideries a piece of blue fabric.
Date: [1991-08-01..1991-08-04]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Annie Fuller Giving Quilting Instructions]

Description: Photograph of Annie Fuller giving quilting instructions to a man at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Fuller sits on the left. The unnamed man wears a cowboy hat and name tag. They sit in front of a tree.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Annie Fuller Teaching Quilting]

Description: Photograph of Annie Fuller teaching a boy to quilt at the 24th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Fuller sits on the right. She wears a plaid shirt, glasses, and a name tag. The boy's head is bowed.
Date: [1995-08-03..1995-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bill Brett Explaining How to Make Rope]

Description: Photograph of Bill Brett explaining how to make rope at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A woman is sitting next to him holding the rope that he is holding in his hands. Other visitors and booths are visible in the background.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Crochet Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of the Crochet demonstration by members of the Texas Wendish Heritage Society at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two elderly women are sitting at a table demonstrating to four children how to crochet. The woman on the left has a little boy in her lap. The woman on the right is working so that three girls standing next to the table can see.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Elaine Taylor, Alamo Bluebonnet Rug Hookers Guild]

Description: Photograph of Elaine Taylor of the Alamo Bluebonnet Rug Hookers Guild giving a demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Taylor is seated and a rug with images of flowers on it rests on her lap. She wears large glasses and a shirt with striped patterns on it.
Date: [1991-08-01..1991-08-04]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Elderly Woman Demonstrating Quiltmaking]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly woman, Virginia Quintanilla, demonstrating quilt making at a table where pieces of fabric are resting before her. She is a participant in the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. A few women are gathered around her to watch. She has one hand on a piece of fabric. Her graying hair is in a bun and she is wearing gold-rimmed eyeglasses. The scene takes place underneath a cloth-covered structure, which is partially visible in the background.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Evelyn Kasper Demonstrating Crochet]

Description: Photograph of Evelyn Kasper demonstrating crochet in the Wendish booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is wearing a bonnet, sunglasses, a shawl, and a long skirt as she wraps yarn around nails on a board to create a pattern.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections