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[Dora Katherine Adams working at loom at North Texas State Teachers College]

Description: Photograph of student Dora Katherine Adams working at a weaving loom in a classroom at North Texas State Teachers College. Adams is facing the camera, behind the loom. Windows are visible in the left background of the photograph; classroom chairs and tables can be seen in the right background.
Date: 194u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Folk Art in Texas

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.
Date: 1985
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

[Boy shows a man what he wove]

Description: Photograph of three children standing near an adult man sitting at a desk. One boy holds a drawing of flowers, the girl stands next to the wall, another boy stands next to the man showing him a piece of weaving on a loom. book cases sit at the back of the room.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Weaving Cloth]

Description: Photograph of a woman brushing a recently woven cloth. In the image, the unidentified woman sits along a back wall brushing a large patterned cloth with a weaving instrument in front of her. The Tennessee hill country can be seen through the open window beside her.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A bill of scantling for a loom]

Description: A bill of scantling for a loom from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The bill details the materials needed for a loom and the dimensions for the construction of the loom. The document was written by James Stewart.
Date: unknown
Creator: Stewart, James
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Textile

Description: Textile. Rectangular panel of handwoven cotton/wool, with fringed ends. Mexican weaving, in the Saltillo style, done in reds, blacks, blues, greens, and white. Inlay designs with central diamond shape formed of chevrons and diamonds, width-wise stripes of gradated colors, and bands with short trapezoidal gradated bars of color.
Date: 1965~
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Letter from Birdie and Dinkie McGee to Mary, Linnet, and Charles B. Moore, March 10,1893]

Description: Letter from Birdie McGee to her cousin Linnet detailed Birdie and her grandmother's shared birthday celebration. The letter from Dinkie McGee to Mary and Charles Moore gave details on the health of several members of the family; the weather; the cost of crops; and the cutting of carpet rags. Included is a note saying that pieces of Birdie's dresses would be included. The smaller pieces are from Birdie's dress and the larger piece from a dress for Dinkie.
Date: March 10, 1893
Creator: McGee, Birdie & McGee, Dinkie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles B. Moore, October 16, 1891]

Description: Letter from Matilda Dodd to Mary and Charles Moore in which she updates them on her and her family's health; the weather; the crops; the new house Mrs. Ellis is building; taking rags to a weaver; hunting for chestnuts; Frank Albright studying to be a lawyer; and the children and their schools. Dinkie wrote part of the letter. She gave updates on the health of friends and family; the sowing of wheat; the weather and how that has affected her flowers; new shoes; and the chores Birdie does before she goes to school. She also comments on how Birdie is smart about work, but not about book learning.
Date: October 16, 1891
Creator: Dodd, Matilda & McGee, Dinkie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Cleaning brushes]

Description: Photograph of a woman cleaning weaving brushes. In the image, the unidentified woman is seated using the brushes to clean out any caught threads from the brush's bristles. Behind her is a collection of weaving instruments and fabrics.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Cleaning a brush]

Description: Photograph of a woman cleaning weaving brushes. In the image, the unidentified woman is seated using the brushes to clean out any caught threads from the brush's bristles. Behind her is a collection of weaving instruments and fabrics.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Brushing a weaved blanket]

Description: Photograph of a woman brushing a weaved blanket pattern. In the image, the woman sits next to an open window with a weaving board in front of her. She is holding a brush in each hand to pass through the cloth to grab any loose threads.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Wade Clark selling baskets]

Description: Photograph of Wade Clark talking to Bernice Clark next to rows of hanging baskets. In the image, Clark, wearing overalls and a hat, is holding up a hand made basket for Bernice, wearing a camera around her neck. Next to them is long rows of baskets hooked along strings so they can be seen easily from the road.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Basket peddler

Description: Photograph of a basket peddler and local people on the streets of Ambato in Ecuador
Date: 1964
Creator: Zichner, Mildred Schaeffer
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections