[Young Girl Competing in Watermelon Spitting Contest]

Description:

Slide of a young girl just before she spits out a watermelon seed in a competition sponsored by Lulling Watermelon Thump. There are some other young children behind her and a woman holding a paper plate of watermelon pieces. In the background here is a person holding a microphone, announcing the contest. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
Creation Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]  
Partner(s):
University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
Collection(s):
Texas Cultures Online
Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection
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Date(s):
  • Creation: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Bexar County - San Antonio
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
From September 12, 1974 to September 15, 1974
Description:

Slide of a young girl just before she spits out a watermelon seed in a competition sponsored by Lulling Watermelon Thump. There are some other young children behind her and a woman holding a paper plate of watermelon pieces. In the background here is a person holding a microphone, announcing the contest. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 35 mm.

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Keyword(s): festivals | Lulling Watermelon Thump
Series Title: 3rd 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_TFF74-S586
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth227754
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image