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[Gerry Doyle Giving Handwriting Instruction]

Description: Photograph of Gerry Doyle, from Beaumont, giving handwriting instruction at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing at the front corner of a small schoolroom with wood-paneled walls and four-paned windows. He is holding up a small chalkboard tablet with cursive letters on it, showing it to the "students" who are sitting at a desk on the right. A female student also has a chalk tablet on the desk in front of her. Outside of the windows, other festival visitors are visible.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting to a Young Girl]

Description: Color photograph of a man, identified as Gerry Doyle, teaching a young girl the craft of handwriting on a small chalkboard on the desk before her. The young girl is wearing a shirt that reads "SALLY" on its front. Behind them and to their right are open windows. They are in the one-room school on the Texas Folklife Festival grounds.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting]

Description: Color photograph of a man standing and leaning over a desk in front of him. Behind him is a chalkboard with yellow chalked lettering written on its surface. He is identified as Gerry Doyle; he is teaching handwriting and calligraphy as a craft in a one-room school at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Young Woman Practicing Handwriting]

Description: Color photograph of a young woman seated at a desk where she is practicing handwriting using a calligraphic pen and paper. A small chalkboard sits on the desk next to her sheet of paper. She is learning handwriting as a craft in the one-room school at the Texas Folklife Festival
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting]

Description: Color photograph of a man, Gerry Doyle, standing with a poster that reads, "But our handwriting doesn't seem to be getting much better." He is teaching handwriting as a craft in the one-room school on the Texas Folklife Festival grounds. He is holding up the poster near a female pupil of his handwriting class, who is seated at a desk and has a personal-sized chalkboard in front of her. She is leaning sideways to get a better look at the poster. A sheet with ampersands written in red hangs on the wall in the background.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting]

Description: Color photograph of a man standing at the front of a room and writing on a chalkboard. He is identified as Gerry Doyle; he is teaching handwriting and calligraphy as a craft in a one-room school at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Pupils with paper and pen sit at desks on either side of him. A few spectators are seated against the wall to watch him teach.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting]

Description: Color photograph of a man, Gerry Doyle, standing at the front of a room and writing on a chalkboard. He is teaching handwriting and calligraphy as a craft in a one-room school at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Pupils with paper, pen, and personal-sized chalkboards sit at desks on either side of him. A few spectators are standing in the doorway or are looking through the window to watch him teach.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Doing Calligraphy]

Description: Photograph of a woman doing Calligraphy at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting at a drafting table writing a word with a thick felt-tip pen. On the table there is a sign that reads, "Your name lettered." She is wearing a white, peasant-style blouse and has short, dark hair.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting]

Description: Photograph of Gerry Doyle teaching handwriting in a one room school at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is sitting at an old school desk to the left of two young brunettes. He has wavy white hair and is wearing thick frame glasses and a blue checkered shirt. He is smiling and pointing to the right. On the table are containers of ink, some sheets of paper, and a small chalk tablet.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Girl Practicing Handwriting]

Description: Photograph of a girl practicing handwriting in a one room school at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is sitting at an old school desk, writing on a piece of paper with a dip pen. Another girl is sitting at the desk with her. The handwriting class is being taught be Gerry Doyle.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Handwritten Card]

Description: Writing paper glued to larger card. Correspondence reads, "4/11/1907 Dear Little Rosa- How are you getting along? having a good time I hope I wish I could see you for I bet you are awful pretty and sweet too. Tell your mamma hello for me Hope to have a letter from you someday Goos bye, Be a sweet little girl Very truly Rosa"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting in the One-Room School]

Description: Black and white photograph of Gerry Doyle standing front and center in a one-room school on the grounds of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is teaching handwriting to a number of individuals sitting in the classroom as students. Behind him is a chalkboard with the word "tea" written in a calligraphic style. A poster featuring more calligraphic characters is propped up to his left.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Wet Concrete Tiles]

Description: Photograph of four wet concrete tiles that have had words written into them using fingers.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Junior Handwriting Certificate, 1937]

Description: Junior handwriting certificate present to Lidia Lerma Lyles for passing the handwriting examination in 1937. The certificate has a gold seal with gold and purple ribbons on it.
Date: May 4, 1937
Item Type: Text
Partner: Private Collection of Matta Family

[Bacon and Shakespere: Proof that William Shakespere Could Not Write.]

Description: Excerpt discussing the handwriting of William Shakespeare including examples of his signature. According to a note at the end of the pamphlet: "The foregoing pages are copied by permission from a very interesting pamphlet published by W. H. Burr, of Washington, D.C., under the title 'Shakespeare Could Not Write.'" Document published by Wm. Henry Burr which discusses Shakespeare's signatures.
Date: January 22, 1886
Creator: Burr, William Henry
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Note to Sabina from Josephus C. Moore]

Description: A note from Josephus Moore to Sabina to show her an example of his handwriting and to tell her about his new puppy.
Date: unknown
Creator: Moore, Josephus C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections