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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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Boys and Teachers With Homemade Kits]

Description: Photograph of a group of teachers and boys from Carver Elementary School with homemade kites. Four boys are kneeling in the grass with their kites and four are standing. The teachers stand lined up next to the boys.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

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
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

Space Kite in Woolworth Store

Description: Photograph of Space Kite in a Woolworth's window display. The kites banners read, "SPACE KYTE" and have an image of a rocket on them. The packaging is part of the display.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Space Kite in Woolworth Store

Description: Photograph of a kite in a Woolworth Store. The kites banners read, "SPACE KYTE" and have an image of a rocket on them.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Space Kite in Woolworth Store

Description: Photograph of Space Kite in a Woolworth's window display. The kites banners read, "SPACE KYTE" and have an image of a rocket on them. The packaging is part of the display.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

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'".
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Space Kite in Woolworth Store

Description: Photograph of a kite in a Woolworth Store. The kites banners read, "SPACE KYTE" and have an image of a rocket on them.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Space Kite in Woolworth Store

Description: Photograph of a kite in a Woolworth Store. The kites banners read, "SPACE KYTE" and have an image of a rocket on them.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Children Flying Kites]

Description: Photograph of three children flying kites in a Michigan neighborhood. This photograph may have been taken by Bernice Clark.
Date: April 1960
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Works at a Counter]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman working at an L-shaped counter covered with media containers, papers, and a sign that is partially legible to read Available for Loan -? Films - Film? - Projection Equipment - ? Players. The counter is separated from the rest of the library interior by glass walls. Bookshelves, hanging artwork, couches, tables with chairs, a card catalog, kites hanging from the ceiling, and a seated group of unidentified individuals are seen through the glass walls.
Date: 1977/1981
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Central Texas Library System

[Unknown Library Interior #8]

Description: Photograph of an unknown library's interior showing a yellow sign of a magnifying glass advertising inter-library loans, a countertop, bookshelves of various materials filling the room, and kites hanging from the ceiling.
Date: 1977/1981
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Central Texas Library System