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A Collective Case Study of Veterans Inside an Arts and Crafts Room and their Perceptions Regarding Empowerment

Description: This presentation is part of the faculty lecture series UNT Speaks Out on Coming Home. The author discusses methods and findings from a project she participated in related to how veterans narrated their experiences through art. Her component of the study evaluated participants and described what they gained through creating arts and crafts.
Date: November 15, 2012
Creator: Hasio, Cindy
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Workshop]

Description: Photograph of a pottery workshop in Shigaraki, Japan. A clay vessel intersects the foreground on the right side. The workshop is visible past the vessel. Craftsmen sit at desks to work. Rows of pottery are visible on a shelves on the back wall.
Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Pottery Wheel]

Description: Photograph of a man working on a pottery wheel in Shigaraki, Japan. In the foreground, a man wearing a dirty white shirt and head wrap is visible working on a bowl on a pottery wheel. The windows of the workshop are visible in the background.
Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Finishing touches]

Description: Photograph of a pottery workshop in Shigaraki, Japan. In the foreground, a craftsman puts the finishing touches on a large vessel. The workshop is visible behind the man.
Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Large Vessel]

Description: Photograph a pottery workshop in Shigaraki, Japan. In the foreground, a craftsman stands over a large clay vessel he is working on. Two other men are visible next to the vessel. Rows of shelves are visible in the background.
Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Kiln opening]

Description: Photograph of a kiln in Shigaraki, Japan. The opening to a kiln is visible in the foreground. The opening is an archway made of bricks.
Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Vessels]

Description: Photograph of a pottery workshop in Shigaraki, Japan. Three vessels are partially visible in the foreground. A man is visible behind the vessels. A row of shelves is visible in the background.
Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Pot storage]

Description: Photograph of a pot storage area in Shigaraki, Japan. A stairway intersects the right foreground in front of rows of stacked pots. Pots of different sizes fill the storeroom.
Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Pottery wheel]

Description: Photograph of the Kiyomizu Pottery Community in Kyoto, Japan. In the foreground, a worker is visible at a pottery wheel. Other workers are visible in the foreground. A single bulb illuminates the image.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Kiyomizu Pottery Community]

Description: Photograph of the Kiyomizu Potter's Community in Kyoto, Japan. In the foreground, two workers stand next to a ledge with rows and stacks of bowls piled up. A window is visible in the background behind the men.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gough, Ray
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Craft Problems Using Native Materials

Description: The present study concerns the use of native materials in craft problems which might be used profitably in public schools. The purpose of the research and experiments was fourfold: first, to make available information on the utility of certain native materials which the writer believed would be helpful to people interested in crafts; second, to acquaint interested individuals with native dye plants; third, to encourage a wide use of native materials; and fourth, to work out for use in public schools a series of craft problems utilizing native materials.
Date: 1946
Creator: Simpson, Gladys
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Religious Aspects of Labor

Description: The purpose of this study is to determine if it is possible that training in the crafts as used in industrial arts today could be an aid to a better understanding of the meaning of religion or at least to give the student room for philosophic thinking rather than merely training in crafts.
Date: 1955
Creator: McKay, John Richmond
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Script: Handicraft]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Press-Civitan Handicraft show in Fort Worth.
Date: March 16, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Function of Craft Activities in Early Adolescence

Description: This paper presents the thesis that a major emphasis on craft activities in the creative art program for early adolescence is indicated as an aid in the adjustment of the child to the more mature status in which he finds himself. As a test, during the school years 1955-56 and 1956-57, children in grades six and seven at the W. W. Bushman School in the Dallas Independent School District, Dallas, Texas, participated in various projects in crafts as part of the course of study in art, which also included drawing and painting. A description and evaluation of these problems are the subject of this paper.
Date: 1957
Creator: Hull, Margaret Leatherwood
Partner: UNT Libraries

[News Clip: Knife Maker]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story by reporter Jack Helsel about Weatherford artisan Jack Crain who makes custom knives used in movies and television including "Commando" and "Predator." This story includes footage from those films as well as Crain at work in his converted barn. This story aired at 6:00 P.M.
Date: October 26, 1988
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections