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 County: Bexar County, TX
 Serial/Series Title: 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival
 Collection: Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection
[Bruce Roark and Mary Mann at His Musical Instruments Booth]

[Bruce Roark and Mary Mann at His Musical Instruments Booth]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of Bruce Roark, a musical instrument maker, and Mary Mann at his musical instruments booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A few stringed instruments like banjos and guitars are on display on the wall behind them.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Bruce Roark, Maker of Musical Instruments]

[Bruce Roark, Maker of Musical Instruments]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Description: Color photograph of an elderly man playing a wooden double-necked guitar at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several more wooden stringed instruments are hanging on the wall behind him. The man is identified as Bruce Roark, who makes instruments.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[A Cajun Band]

[A Cajun Band]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Description: Color photograph of a group of men performing Cajun music on a small, tent-covered stage at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The band includes a lead vocalist, two guitar players, a fiddler, a drummer and a lap steel guitar player.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Cambodian Folk Dance]

[Cambodian Folk Dance]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Description: Color photograph of a line of women moving across a stage while performing a traditional Cambodian dance at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are wearing matching costumes, which consist of a white blouse, an embroidered white skirt, a green apron at the waist and a green sash on the shoulder. In their hands are two halves of a coconut shell, which are struck together while dancing. A crowd of onlookers are seated on a grassy hill adjacent to the stage.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Camilo Medrano Slicing Barbecue at His Food Booth]

[Camilo Medrano Slicing Barbecue at His Food Booth]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Description: Color photograph of a man named Camilo Medrano slicing barbecue meat at his food booth in the Mexican Market section of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. An unidentified woman stands next to him to his left. Before him is a grill with barbecued meat on its surface.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
Catherine Wood, Cobbler

Catherine Wood, Cobbler

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of Catherine Wood, a cobbler and leather worker, constructing a sandal with the sole facing up. She is giving a live demonstration at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A collection of leather purses hang from a rack to the left of her. Essential materials for her work are found on the table before her.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Charlene Berryman Painting a Cornshuck Doll]

[Charlene Berryman Painting a Cornshuck Doll]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of Charlene Berryman of Kingsburg, Texas, painting a doll made from a cob of corn that is still in its shuck. Three finished dolls complete with dresses are visible on the left. She has a table dedicated to her dolls at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Chicken Flying Contest]

[Chicken Flying Contest]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Color photograph of a chicken flying contest, wherein a live chicken is put into a mailbox and pushed out with a plunger. A large crowd is gathered to watch. A small boy sits atop the shoulders of an adult in the foreground. This spectacle is a traditional event at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Chicken Flying Contest]

[Chicken Flying Contest]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of a chicken flying contest, wherein a chicken trapped in a mailbox is prodded out by a man holding a plunger at the open end. The mailbox is unusually large to accommodate the chicken and even has a graphic of a chicken on its side. A large crowd is gathered around to watch the spectacle, a traditional event, at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Children in Traditional German Dancing Attire]

[Children in Traditional German Dancing Attire]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Color photograph of a young boy and young girl dressed in traditional German dancing attire. According to accompanying information, they are associated with a German folk dancing group called "Die Rathkamp Tanzer," who are performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections