274 Matching Results

Search Results

[Letter from Fredric A. Weiss to SAMC Board - August 20, 1980]

Description: Letter from Fredric a. Weiss to the San Antonio Media Center (SAMC) board. The letter reads as a summary of activities which have taken place with an organization of high school students interested in careers in the media. He discusses bake sales, television programs, and other activities they have performed.
Date: August 20, 1980
Creator: Weiss, Fredric A.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Funeral Program for Leon A. Washington, June 5, 1980]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. Leon A. Washington, who died May 31, 1980. The funeral was held June 5, 1980 at St. James A.M.E. Church, officiated by Reverend Roger A. Givens. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor-Williams Mortuary, and he was buried in Eastview Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: June 5, 1980
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Roofing a Log Cabin]

Description: Photograph of a man roofing a log kitchen at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The log cabin building demonstration features volunteers building an entire cabin by hand, to demonstration how shelter was built in the 19th and early 20th centuries. In the photograph, a man in a blue cap and shirt prepares the roof of the cabin to be shingled.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Roofing a Log Cabin]

Description: Photograph of a log cabin building demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man sits on the room of the log cabin, attaching hand split shingles to the roof with a hammer.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Child Hugging a Doll]

Description: Photograph of a child hugging a doll at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The child wears a pair of overalls as he holds a cloth doll as tall as he is. A booth of handmade dolls is visible in the background.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera - 1980-07-30]

Description: Personal letter from retired Judge Thurman Gupton to John J. Herrera in reply to an earlier letter from Herrera catching up on their friendship. Gupton comments on Herrera's successful open-heart surgery performed by Dr. Denton Cooley and reminisces over the cases Herrera presented in his court. The letter's envelope is also included.
Date: July 30, 1980
Creator: Gupton, Thurman
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Pat Shelton Weaving on a Loom]

Description: Photograph of Pat Shelton weaving on a loom at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Pat holds her hair back in barrettes, wearing a white shirt with a long plaid skirt. She rests part of the loom in her lap as she works.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Peter Breaz Giving a Musical Performance]

Description: Photograph of Peter Breaz performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Peter, a member of the band Hickory, wears a shirt with the number "44" screen printed on the front, and denim jeans. He plays the electric guitar and sings into a microphone on-stage.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chester Knight Using a Treadle Lathe]

Description: Photograph of Chester Knight demonstrating how to use the treadle lathe at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man, girl, and boy watch Chester turn the knob of the machine to create cylindrical curves in wood.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Steve Hartz Building a Dulcimer]

Description: Photograph of Steve Hartz building a mountain dulcimer at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Steve demonstrates the art of instrument making on behalf of the Old Time String Shop.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dr. Abernathy Playing a Bass]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Francis E. Abernathy performing with the East Texas String Ensemble at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Abernathy wears a cowboy hat with black square glasses, a striped shirt, and jeans as he plays a bass.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Flo Baca Holding a Child]

Description: Photograph of Flo Baca of the Gil Baca Czech Band holding a child in her arms after a musical performance. Flo wears a traditional Czech costume consisting of a bonnet, scarf, and white shirt with puffy sleeves. Each piece has intricate embroidery on it.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Elsie the Cow at a Milking Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of Elsie the Cow at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Elsie, a tan-colored cow with white daisies around his neck, is part of a milking exhibit within the festival. A child, held by his mother, reaches out to pet the cow, who sniffs his hand.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Mary Bell and Carl Larsen

Description: Color photograph of a woman and a man, posing indoors together. The woman is Mary Bell, a retired teacher who taught wood carving to the man on her right, Carl Larsen. According to a typed note on the card that is attached to the photograph, Mary was in ill health and located Carl Larson to present him with a wood carving that he had made while in school. Mary is wearing a blue shirt and glasses; Carl is wearing a brown shirt and a jacket. Behind them, the light-colored wood paneling of the building is visible. A small doorknob is discernible to the right of Carl.
Date: 1980
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Drop-Spinning Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a drop spinning demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a woman wearing a striped shirt with a long denim skirt and a sash tied around her waist holds a piece of yarn attached to the spindle. A woman sits in a chair behind her, embroidering a piece of fabric.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Shelley Schaer

Description: Studio portrait photograph of a young blond woman, identified as Shelley Schaer, in a well-lit space. She wears a purple, long-sleeve blouse and gold post earrings. She has her hands folded in front of her and smiles openly at the camera. Accompanying information states: "Shelley Schaer daughter of Doyle and Ann Schaer is 18 years of age and is a native of Danevang. Shelley is the first Pianist in Danevang Lutheran Church. She plays twice a month, alternating with the organ. The piano is a Kimball and was a gift to the Church [sic]."
Date: 1980/1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Fiddle Practice]

Description: Photograph of a fiddler practicing in the Old Time String Shop at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The fiddler wears a red and blue plaid shirt with a black cowboy hat. A man wearing a red shirt with a red hat sits on a table behind the fiddler, watching him play.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cowboy Beans at the Chuck Wagon]

Description: Photograph of a man preparing cowboy beans at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He stands in a grassy area surrounded by small scrub trees, stirring a huge pot of beans with a large wooden stick. The man wears a cowboy hat and a long-sleeve collared shirt, tucked into jeans.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

San Antonio Library Parade

Description: Photograph of a group of people marching on a city street wearing various costumes. Some are in period-style colonial outfits while others are more casually dressed. A Danish flag is being carried by a woman on the rightmost part of the image. A hand-written note on the back of the photograph states that they are at a "parade for dedication of San Antonio library, representing 'The Emperor's New Clothes'." Al Jensen has been named, but his position in the photograph has not been supplied.
Date: 1980/2000
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[John Henry Nobles On Stage With Hickory]

Description: Photograph of John Henry Nobles singing with the band, Hickory, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio. John, also known as "Bones," sings into a microphone as he holds a pair of rib bones, a folkloric musical instrument. He wears a leopard print hat and a colorful shirt with a large gold chain.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Quirt Making Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Johnny T. Neal Jr. working on a quirt handle at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Johnny wears a straw hat with a brown and white band, a plaid shirt, and denim jeans. He holds a small silver tool in his hand as he finishes the handle of a quirt, used to herd cattle.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Elocution Lessons]

Description: Photograph of Kay Coleman giving elocution lessons at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Kay wears historical clothing as she stands behind her desk in the one-room schoolhouse. A festival participant stands to her left, wearing a top hat and holding several pieces of paper. He wears a plaid shirt, a Texas A&M belt, and denim jeans as he practices the elocution lesson.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[John Henry Nobles Performing With Hickory]

Description: Photograph of John Henry Nobles singing with the band, Hickory, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio. John, also known as "Bones," sings into a microphone as he holds a pair of rib bones, a folkloric musical instrument. He wears a leopard print hat and a colorful shirt with a large gold chain.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections