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[Grapevine, Texas: 1993 Grape Fest]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in Grapevine, Texas. The film covers the 7th Annual Grape Fest wine festival held on September 10th, 11th, & 12th, 1993. At the festival the camera crew films the festival grounds, vendors’ booths, craftspeople, musicians, children and adults eating fair food, a classic car show, a grape stamping contest, and Grape Fest’s black-tie gala. Festival visitors sample wines from the Texan wineries of Schoppaul Hill, Piny Hill Country, Ste. Genevieve, and Preston Trail. The film crew interviews Alfred Fleece, owner of Piny Hill Country Wines, who talks about the winery’s muscadine and fruit wines. Vendors sell pewter, ceramics, local honey, children’s toys, and jewelry; craftspeople are filmed at length while in the process of bootmaking, quilting, forming clay busts, spinning pots on a clay wheel, tooling leather, and whittling; tapdancers and squaredancers perform; and a musical group plays on a stage using a zither, acoustic guitar, and tall floor drum. The camera crew tells a man from a Texas NBC affiliate that the footage in this film is intended for a national CNBC show called "Discover America.” The last scene of the film includes footage of Lake Grapevine, sailboats, and bicyclists.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library

[McAllen, Texas: Home of the Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit and Square Dancing Capital of the World]

Description: This film is unedited television footage regarding events and sites in McAllen, Texas and the nearby town of Mission. It includes footage of the Mission Citrus Fiesta of 1995, a citrus grove, and a square dance gathering. The film begins in Mission, TX, and captures footage of the Citrus Fiesta parade, including: family groups and spectators; souvenir vendors; the Mission High School JROTC Eagle Battalion of the US Army; Mission Junior High and Mission High School marching bands, dancers, color guard, and cheerleaders all in burgundy, white, and gold uniforms; various floats advertising "Border Fest", "Citrus Fiesta '95", "Texas, 1995", Converse shoe brand, Miss Hidalgo 1995, E.R. Chapa Elementary School, and Mission Bell Resort; bald eagle and bee mascots; female pageant winners in ball gowns; and the local police. The next segment of the film takes place in McAllen and features a citrus grove and an adjoining country store called Klement's Grove. The store sells and offers samples of citrus fruits like grapefruit, tangerines, and oranges. Miscellaneous scenes cover: a cookout and social gathering of senior citizens; a mission bell tower; and grazing cows. Last, the film shows an indoor square dance gathering, with traditional costumes, musicians, and dance leaders.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Media Library

[Mr. and Mrs. Tom Adams Square Dancing]

Description: Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Adams square dancing next to a brick wall. Mr. Adams is wearing a western shirt and dark-colored pants, and Mrs. Adams is wearing a light-colored dress. The wall has a poster advertising for the Texas Square Dancing Festival.
Date: April 10, 1948
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[San Antonio Square Dance Association Performing]

Description: Photograph of the San Antonio Square Dance Association performing at night on an outdoor stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are partnered up, the men twirling the women around the stage. The men are wearing light-colored shirts and dark pants. The women are wearing-knee length dresses with multi-layered petticoats. The photo is taken from amongst the audience and the back of spectators' heads are visible in the foreground.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[People Square Dancing]

Description: Photograph of a room of approximately 100 people square dancing in a ballroom at the inauguration of the Governor of Texas, Beauford Jester.
Date: [1949-01-17, 1948-01-18]
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Two Couples Square Dancing]

Description: Photograph of two couples square dancing in the middle of a dance floor. There are two men and two women, and they are wearing western clothing. The man in the foreground has a large ribbon affixed to his shirt. There are other couples dancing in the background.
Date: April 17, 1948
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Six Couples on a Dance Floor]

Description: Photograph of six couples of dance partners square dancing on a gym floor. There is a basketball hoop hanging in the background, and other people are sitting on the sidelines.
Date: April 17, 1948
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children on Stage with Band Members]

Description: Photograph of two very young children sitting on a stage with three members of a band. One of the children is wearing a light-colored dress, and the other is wearing a light-colored shirt and dark-colored pants with cowboy boots. The men are kneeling behind them, two of them holding guitars.
Date: April 14, 1948
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[News Script: Dancers]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the National Square Dance Festival held at the Automobile Building at Fair Park in Dallas.
Date: April 8, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Dance festival is wedding site]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a wedding during festivities at the National Square Dance Festival in Dallas. The father of the bride, Les Gotcher, is a nationally recognized square dancing teacher.
Date: April 9, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Tiny dancers]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a square dancing school for very young children in Dallas.
Date: May 11, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections