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Workers by Smithy

Description: Copy negative of eight men and one boy standing in front of Freeman's Blacksmith Shop. The men are wearing aprons, coveralls and hats. Behind the group is a saddled horse and in the background is a building with a sign that reads, "Freeman's Blacksmith Shop".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People At Blacksmith Shop #1

Description: Copy photograph of a group of people outside F.A. Polley's Blacksmith shop. Present are six men and one child. The child and one of the men are holding hammers. Behind the group is a horse-drawn carriage.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People At Blacksmith Shop #2

Description: Copy photograph of a group of people outside F.A. Polley's Blacksmith shop. Present are six men and one child. The child and one of the men are holding hammers. Behind the group is a horse-drawn carriage.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men in Blacksmith Shop

Description: Copy negative of a group of students at a blacksmith shop at Texas A&M. The students at the shop are all working, using a variety of tools such as anvils, furnaces and using tongs to handle coal. "Students at work in Blacksmith Shop" is written on the bottom of the picture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Basil Garcia Hammering Hot Metal Over an Anvil]

Description: Photograph of blacksmith Basil Garcia at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is in the foreground wearing jeans, suspenders, a navy t-shirt, and a black cap. He is standing behind an anvil, hammering a hot piece of metal over it. On the stand with the anvil is a variety of blacksmithing tools: different hammers, and tools for holding and shaping the metal. Behind Garcia to the right is the forge, which has flames emanating from it. Standing behind the forge is a woman wearing a blue shirt and a confederate flag bandana on her head.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Basil Garcia, Blacksmith]

Description: Black and white photograph of a man doing metalwork using a hammerand an anvil. He is identified as Basil Garcia, a blacksmith; he is giving a live demonstration of his skill at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. To his right is an open fire atop a table pit.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Blacksmith Area]

Description: Photograph of the blacksmith area at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man is sitting behind a young boy who is holding a tool on top of an anvil.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Men in Blacksmith Shop

Description: Copy negative of a group of students at a blacksmith shop at Texas A&M. The students at the shop are all working, using a variety of tools such as anvils, furnaces and using tongs to handle coal. "Students at work in Blacksmith Shop" is written on the bottom of the picture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Blacksmithing Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a man holding a horseshoe as he demonstrates blacksmithing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cowboy hat, t-shirt, and jeans, he is standing behind an anvil, holding a hammer and a horseshoe with tongs. To the right in the middle ground, a forge full of coals is ablaze.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Blacksmithing Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a brown-haired man giving a blacksmithing demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is in the foreground, wearing a white t-shirt and jeans, as he hammers a hot piece of metal on an anvil. A forge with an open flame is visible in the right middle ground.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Basil Garcia Giving Blacksmithing Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Basil Garcia giving a blacksmithing demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is in the foreground, wearing a blue and navy striped shirt, a straw cowboy hat, and jeans, standing next to a forge with a large open flame. An anvil and mallet are visible in the middle ground. Directly behind it, a group of five children and three adults are watching the demonstration.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Al Morgan, Blacksmith]

Description: Photograph of Al Morgan at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Al Morgan, who is a blacksmith, sits at a table upon which his work is displayed. Morgan is mustachioed and has a gray beard. He wears a blue t-shirt, black glasses, and an apron. An eye protection device rests on the top of his head.
Date: [1994-08-04..1994-08-07]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Al Morgan, Blacksmith]

Description: Photograph of Al Morgan, blacksmith, at the 24th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Morgan wears a baseball cap, glasses, and plaid button up shirt. He holds up a metal implement.
Date: [1995-08-03..1995-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Tongs

Description: Iron blacksmith's tongs with curved holding surface.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[James Honig the Blacksmith]

Description: Photograph of James Honig, a blacksmith, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is holding up a metal cross embellished with purple flowers and a pink bow.
Date: [1996-08-01..1996-08-04]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Blacksmith Shaping Metal]

Description: Photograph of blacksmith Al Morgan shaping a piece of metal at the Texas Folklife Festival. Using a hammer and chisel, he is working on a piece of metal atop an anvil. Several tools are visible on the work surface in front of him. A man is standing on the left, looking over his shoulder. The forge is visible a few feet behind Morgan.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[A Blacksmith Shop]

Description: Black and white photograph of a wooden, two-level building identified as a blacksmith shop. There are two windows on the upper portion of the building's facade; one window is open. An open covered area is attached to the building on the left; underneath its roof is a horse cart. In front of the building are two men. The man to the left is standing next to a horse with his arm draped on its neck. He is holding a tool in his other hand. One other horse and a horse cart are partially visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

Blacksmith Shop at Bransford

Description: Blacksmith shop at Bransford, located at present-day Bransford Road and Cotton Belt. The owner is John Wilkinson, second adult on the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

[Cadena Blacksmith Shop - 112 Canal Street]

Description: Photo was taken during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas, 1976. Hernan Cadena built and began his blacksmith shop in the 1890s and later provided service to the new automobiles. Owned by Hernan Cadena Jr. in 1976. Still standing as is in 2008.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

[Three Men in Front of Garage]

Description: Photograph of three men standing in front of a blacksmith and woodwork shop in Wilson County, Texas. A car is parked in the garage to the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[People and a Horse in Front of a Blacksmith]

Description: Photograph of John Albert Kimbro and friends in front of blacksmith shop in North Georgetown. John Albert Kimbro is shown in middle of photo. The photograph has writing at the bottom explaining who is in the photo.
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Blacksmith Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a man holding a piece of metal in a coal forge as part of a blacksmith demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival. The forge is in the foreground and the man, wearing black glasses and and a cowboy hat, is in the middle ground. A few feet behind him, an anvil and hammer are visible. In the background, a few festival visitors are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Knife Making]

Description: Photograph of Don Hastings from Palestine demonstrating knife making with a blacksmith's forge at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding an object in the forge while his other hand turns a crank. A hammer and anvil are visible on the ground behind him. Several people, adults and children, are gathered around to watch him.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Hammers Hot Metal on Anvil]

Description: Photograph of Don Hastings, from Palestine, demonstrating knife-making with a blacksmith's forge, hammer and anvil at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is hammering a piece of hot metal on an anvil, molding it into shape. In the foreground the forge is visible, full of hot coals. In the background, several spectators are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections