[Aerial View of Crawfish Racing Track]

Description:

Photograph of crawfish racing track from taken from above at the Texas Folklife Festival. Close to the center of the photograph is a square white table painted with concentric red and blue circles. People are crowded around waiting for the start of the crawfish race, sponsored by Texas Champion Crawfish Races in Port Arthur. In the top portion of the photograph there are large yellow letters displayed on a grassy hill that read, "Port Arthur". Directly below that, smaller orange letters read, "Texas Greatest Corner".

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
Creation Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]  
Partner(s):
University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
Collection(s):
Texas Cultures Online
Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 76
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From September 7, 1972 to September 10, 1972
Description:

Photograph of crawfish racing track from taken from above at the Texas Folklife Festival. Close to the center of the photograph is a square white table painted with concentric red and blue circles. People are crowded around waiting for the start of the crawfish race, sponsored by Texas Champion Crawfish Races in Port Arthur. In the top portion of the photograph there are large yellow letters displayed on a grassy hill that read, "Port Arthur". Directly below that, smaller orange letters read, "Texas Greatest Corner".

Physical Description:

1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): festivals | crawfish
Series Title: 1st Annual Texas Folklife Festival
Partner:
University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Collection:
Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: ITC_TFF72-II-776
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth227156
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image