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[Kite-making School]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy standing at the kite-making booth at the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding a pair of long yellow sticks in his hand. A woman's reaches her arm out over the little boy's workspace. On one of her fingers, she is wearing a ring.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pat Hammond, Kite-making Instructor]

Description: Color photograph of Pat Hammond, a kite-making instructor and a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is holding yellow sticks in her hands while people gathered around her table watch her intently. Boxes of more kite-making supplies are on the table's surface.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

To My Valentine

Description: Monochromatic postcard depicting a child in a hat flying a kite shaped like a heart with a little cupid hanging on its tail. Above the child is written, "To My Valentine" and below is written, "A Tale of Love I Send to Thee" There is no correspondence on the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Texas Toys and Games

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about popular toys and games relevant to the state of Texas, including folk toys, folk games, sports, dances, songs and other recreations. The index of contributors begins on page 245 and the index of toys and games begins on page 249.
Date: 1989
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Space Kite in Woolworth Store

Description: Photograph of a Space Kite and its packaging. The package reads, "Easiest to FLY, Most Beautiful, Shock Resistant, Patented Rubber Band Assembly. SPACE KITE, America's Kite Supreme - 'Even Dad can fly it'". The kite's banners read, "SPACE KYTE" and have an image of a rocket on them.
Date: 1955
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Man and Boys Preparing to Fly a Kite]

Description: Photograph of a man and two boys standing in a ranch yard and preparing to fly a kite. The man stands to the left, a boy kneeling behind him. Several feet away to the right, a boy in black holds a kite whose tail is dragging along the ground. Fencing, trees, and a ranch house are in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Man and Boys Preparing to Fly a Kite]

Description: Photograph of a man and two boys standing in a ranch yard and preparing to fly a kite. The man stands to the left, a boy kneeling behind him. Several feet away to the right, a boy in black holds a kite whose tail is dragging along the ground. Fencing, trees, and a ranch house are in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Postcard of "The Dam Kid"]

Description: Postcard of a group of people dropping things and running into each other because of a child and his kite. Text beneath the picture says, "The Dam Kid." Handwritten note on the front of the card mentions a dress that Lou Rayburn is sending to the author.
Date: March 2, 1907
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[News Script: Kite contest]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a kite flying contest at Grand Prairie Airport.
Date: April 18, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Kite Flyer]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a new ski kite being exhibited by Clayton Gatterdam at Lake Arlington.
Date: July 3, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections