Folk Art in Texas

Folk Art in Texas

Date: 1985
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about popular folk art of Texas, including basket weaving, hat-making, yard art, sculptures, murals, cemetery art, quilt-making, tattoo art, and other miscellaneous folk art. The index begins on page 198.
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[Administrators pose in front of a mural at the Cesar Chavez School]

[Administrators pose in front of a mural at the Cesar Chavez School]

Date: March 24, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Description: Part of the administrative team of the Cesar Chavez elementary school of Fort Worth, from left to right: Alicia Menchaca, Christine Gardiner, Lina Aguillon, Lourdes Martinez, Mary Jane Cantu, Teresa Brown, Nora Barron, and Betty Delarosa.
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[Mural]

[Mural]

Date: April 21, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Description: A mural in downtown Fort Worth depicting the city's past.
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[Staff of the Chavez School pose in front of a mural honoring Cesar Chavez]

[Staff of the Chavez School pose in front of a mural honoring Cesar Chavez]

Date: March 24, 2005
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Description: Photograph of the eight women staff members of the Cesar Chavez School standing in front of a mural honoring the labor organizer.
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[Two women and a boy pose in front of a mural honoring Cesar Chavez]

[Two women and a boy pose in front of a mural honoring Cesar Chavez]

Date: March 24, 2005
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Description: Two women and a boy pose in front of a mural honoring Cesar Chavez in the Cesar Chavez School in Fort Worth, Texas.
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[News Script: Mystery of missing mural is revealed]

[News Script: Mystery of missing mural is revealed]

Date: July 8, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the new mural in the Dallas public library being dismantled and removed.
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[News Script: Children's room is "Wonderland"]

[News Script: Children's room is "Wonderland"]

Date: January 19, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the mother of two young girls, Mrs. Bobbie Summers of Fort Worth, painting a fairytale-themed mural in the bedroom of her daughters.
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[News Script: Indian drawings]

[News Script: Indian drawings]

Date: August 6, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Paint Rock, a Texas landmark of stone pictograph paintings along the Concho River, created by various American Indian tribes over many years.
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[News Script: Central airline murals]

[News Script: Central airline murals]

Date: February 19, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a Central Airlines passenger plane operating in the region featuring murals painted on the ceiling of the cabin depicting the history of flight.
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[News Script: Boneheads]

[News Script: Boneheads]

Date: July 15, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Bonehead Club of Dallas, an organization of pranksters, presenting a variety of absurd abstract art murals to a new library in the city.
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