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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

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

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.
Date: March 24, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mural]

Description: A mural in downtown Fort Worth depicting the city's past.
Date: April 21, 2006
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Mystery of missing mural is revealed]

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.
Date: July 8, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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

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.
Date: January 19, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Indian drawings]

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.
Date: August 6, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Central airline murals]

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.
Date: February 19, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Plaza Cafe exterior]

Description: Photograph of the Plaza Cafe exterior in 1940. The exterior walls of the Plaza cafe have potted cacti and agave plants painted in all corners. The signs "Plaza Cafe, Drink Coca Cola, Delicious Mexican Food, Enchiladas and Tortas" are displayed around the top ledges of the exterior. The mural with a charro rider lassoing a bull can be seen on the right side between the paintings of the agave plants. Written on back: "Plaza 1940."
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Wall of our hotel on Plaza

Description: Photograph of a mural on the wall of a hotel and crowds of people in Dresden, Germany.
Date: 1980
Creator: Zichner, Mildred Schaeffer
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Couple in front of mural]

Description: Photograph of a couple standing in front of a mural wall. The woman wears a straw hat, white shirt, and dark colored blazer with matching skirt. The man wears a bomber jacket, white shirt with bow-tie, and dark-colored trousers. The mural depicts a charro rider lassoing a bull from his horse. Written on back: "Bruno and Helen - Plaza 1944."
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Boneheads]

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.
Date: July 15, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections