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Portrait of Girl

Description: Copy photograph of a portrait of Lula Perkins. She is posed standing with her right hand on a prop gate. She is standing on a fur rug and there are flowers nearby. Below the photograph is a typed note that says, "Lula Perkins (Uncle Billy's daughter)."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Exhibit

Description: Copy negative of a booth at the West Texas Fair. Over the display area is a large sign that reads, "Ed. S. Hughes Co., Over Hardware Co., If It's Hardware We Have It". Below the sign is a table topped with two tall plants in vases and a man in a dark suit and bow tie. There are rugs and saddles surrounding the area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hanna Dept. Store

Description: Photograph showing a group of people inside of a department store. Three employees are shown behind the counter while two customers and a small child stand near the counter. There are various tapestries and cloths displayed around the scene.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Perini Home Interior

Description: Copy photograph of the interior of the Perini home. This views shows a carved wooden mirror atop a chest of drawers. On the floor are two rugs and visible beyond the doorway is a flight of stairs.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Wool carpet

Description: 3 rectangular ingrain wool rug strips (a,b,c); handwoven, reversible, floral and leaf patterns; "Carpet from Judge Theron Lance home, Cabot,VT. Made by Kate Lance, home dyed and woven, about 1865."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Rug Hooking Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a rug-hooking demo at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a woman is leaning over a wooden frame covered in red mesh. A boy sits on the table to her left, guiding a rug-latch in and out of the mesh to make the rug.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bears on Friday]

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting two bears doing house work. The older bear is sweeping a rug and the baby bear is dusting. Written on the card is 'Friday" and "Bear and for bear" Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello Little Precious what are you doing do you love Auntie, tell Mud Mary Crook wants to know if she wants to sell her folding bed and what she wants for it, answer quick. Lovingly, Auntie" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 509 North Broadway, Oklahoma City, Okla.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Busy Bears on Wednesday

Description: Color postcard depicting two bears. One is sweeping a rug with a broom and the other is walking in the entrance of the home. Under the picture is printed, "Busy Bears on Wednesday" Handwritten on the front is, "Mrs. Tondreau, July 30-1907" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 East 5, Okla City. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okls on July 30, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Kathy Jones and the Alamo Bluebonnet Rug Hookers]

Description: Photograph of Kathy Jones at the Alamo Bluebonnet Rug Hookers booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A girl is standing next to her holding a completed rug.
Date: [1996-08-01..1996-08-04]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dining Room at Brown Home in Orange]

Description: Photograph of the dining room inside of the E.W. Brown home on Green Avenue in Orange, Texas. The room has a central table with lace tablecloth, heavy velvet draperies, a hanging lamp decorated with greenery, with cornucopias placed in the center of and around the table. There are two fire places in the room.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Dining Room at Brown Home in Orange]

Description: Photograph of the drawing room inside of the E.W. Brown home on Green Avenue in Orange, Texas. The room has antique furnitire, plants, a piano, a fireplace, oriental rugs, a hanging lamp and artwork on the walls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Young Boy and Girl in Traditional Mexican Costumes]

Description: Postcard of a young boy and girl dressed in traditional Mexican costumes. The children are standing on a woven rug with a traditional Mexican motif woven into it; two more hang side by side behind them. The boy, who is standing on the left-hand side of the image and facing the girl on the right, is wearing shiny black shoes, a billowy white shirt, and fitted black pants with a scroll design piped up each leg. He is also wearing a wide satin sash, a fitted vest that is decorated with traditional motifs, a scarf around his neck, and a wide brimmed hat. The girl is wearing a full high-waist skirt that has sparkly designs sewn onto it, a small white shirt with a motif design on the front, and a scarf that forms a sash and a vest. The girl is also wearing a flower headband in her hair, which is bobbed. Along with postcard stamps, there is a handwritten note on the back of the image.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Ranch House Room]

Description: Photograph of a ranch house room containing a small checkers table and chairs that are positioned on a large rug. A loaded bookcase stands to the upper of left of the photo, with a door, wall clock, and end table along the same wall. the upper right quadrant features a fireplace with small figures and pictures on and above the mantle. To the bottom left sits a sofa that is largely obscured by a lamp on an end table.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Portraits of a Man]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. This photograph is of two portraits of a man seated on the arm of a wooden chair in front of a backdrop. There is a rug that appears to be fur under the man's feet. He is wearing a long-sleeve, button-front shirt, a vest, a bow tie, slacks, and boots with large spurs. In both portraits, he has one leg over the other, his hands folded in his lap, is turned slightly to the left sitting on the arm of the chair, and is looking directly at the camera and smiling.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Portraits of a Man, a Woman, and Two Children]

Description: Photograph of 4 people. This image is of two photographs of a man, two children, and a woman. The man is seated and the woman is standing beside him with her arm around his shoulder. The man is holding a baby girl and a young girl is standing next to them, in front of the woman. The woman is wearing a long skirt, a necklace, and a blouse with a flower and pin on the collar. The two young girls are wearing dresses with large bows in their hair and the man is wearing a long-sleeve shirt with overalls. They are all looking directly at the camera in both photographs.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Portrait of a Man and Woman]

Description: Photograph of 2 people. This portrait is of a man and a woman. The man is seated in a wooden chair on a furry rug and the woman is standing next to him. The man is wearing a suit and tie and the woman is wearing a long dress, heels and is holding a large hat with small flowers around the brim. They are both looking directly at the camera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Portraits of a Man, a Woman, and a Baby]

Description: Photograph of 3 people. This image is of two photographs and the first one is of a man, a woman and a baby and the second photograph shows only the baby. In the first image, the man is standing, holding the baby's hand and the baby is standing up on a stool. Next to the baby is the woman, who is seated in a chair. The man is wearing a suit, tie and hat and the woman is wearing a long dress. The baby is sitting on what appears to be a table in the second photograph and is wearing a long dress. They are all looking directly at the camera in both photographs.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Scrapbook Page with Photos of Swollen Rivers, People, and an Illustrated Forest Scene]

Description: Scrapbook page from the red Mammie V. Bartholomew album displaying five sepia-tone prints and one color card. On the left side of the page are four photographs. Proceeding from top to bottom, the first is a 17 x 12 centimeter photo of what might be Lambshead creek in a flood. The ranch gate is visible on the left bank of the creek. Below this is a photo of the same size of a creek near Albany, Texas. A young boy is standing in the center of the photo by the water among the brush lining the banks. On the left in the distance are three adults standing on a walkway built over the creek. In the bottom left corner of the page is a family portrait (10 x 14 centimeters) of Mrs. Gustie and three children taken on a porch. To the right of this photo is a portrait (10 x 14 centimeters) of Archie and Benson Campbell. The boys are standing in front of a printed backdrop and next to a table covered by a flowery cloth. They are both wearing knickers and bow ties. In the top right corner of the page is a 8 x 10 centimeter portrait of an infant lying on an "eye dazzler" Navajo rug. Below this a 8 x 16 centimeter card on which a color nature scene has been painted. The phrase "In Christ shall all be made alive" is written on the bottom of the card.
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Staircase and Hallway]

Description: Photograph of a staircase and hallway in Nathan Loomis Bartholomew House. The hall, left, has an ornate rug on the floor, two chairs, and a cabinet topped with a candelabra. There is a door at the end of the hallway. The staircase, right, has a newel carved with a spiral pattern, white risers, and natural wooden treads.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Old man with a dog]

Description: This is a photograph of a room filled with items. In the center of the room, there is an older man (Nick Merfelder, the Justice of the Peace at Fort Davis) with a moustache sitting in a chair smoking a pipe and reading something on a short table in front of him. A large dog is sitting next to him with its head in the Merfelder's lap. There are several chairs and tables covered in books, papers, and lambs near the man. The room is relatively large with wood paneling across the floor, far wall, and ceiling and a stove in the back. There are windows to the left and right. Various paintings and photographs are hung on the wall. To the right, there is a table with several musical instruments including a violin (or viola) in a case, trombone, and clarinet as well as sheet music on a stand; behind the instruments are a wardrobe, a desk covered in papers, and three coats hanging on the wall. A door in the far wall of the room is open, showing a glimpse of other rooms.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library