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 Serial/Series Title: 17th Annual Texas Folklife Festival
 Collection: Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection
[Mr. Jingles Dances]

[Mr. Jingles Dances]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of "Mr. Jingles" dancing on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. According to accompanying information, "Mr. Jingles" is a collector of aluminum can pull tabs. He is on the left side of the photograph, wearing a white patterned shirt, red suspenders, dark pants and a beret. He is dancing with a woman wearing a white and blue striped shirt, and jeans. The audience is visible offstage in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Female Dancer from Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association Doing the Limbo]

[Female Dancer from Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association Doing the Limbo]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an African-American dancer from the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association in Houston doing the Limbo at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a black leotard with red patterned material around her waist and her head. She is leaning back, attempting to pass under the bar as festival visitors watch in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Doll-Making]

[Doll-Making]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the doll-making booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. Three young female festival visitors are in front of the booth gathering materials and watching the demonstrator, partially visible in the left foreground, make a doll. Some materials visible are cloth and corn husks. Two yellow buckets containing water and corn husks are visible on the table.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Passing Under Limbo Stick on Fire]

[Man Passing Under Limbo Stick on Fire]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a male dancer of the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association in Houston passing under a limbo stick on fire at the Texas Folklife Festival. The stick on fire is only about a foot from the ground so he is reclined backwards to the point that his back is nearly touching the ground. His feet are positioned next to his hips. He is holding a small torch in his mouth and flaming beer bottles in each hand. He is wearing a tight red shirt under a looser, colorful, patterned blouse.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Participating in Tobacco Spitting Contest]

[Man Participating in Tobacco Spitting Contest]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man participating in the state tobacco spitting contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing on the left side of the photograph wearing a red sleeveless undershirt, jeans and a cowboy hat. He is leaning forward, preparing to spit as far as he can. He is standing at the end of a long strip of white butcher paper, rolled out on the ground and painted with distance markers. One spectator is kneeling down close to the paper. Several other spectators are sitting and standing close by.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Lighting Fire Limbo Stick]

[Man Lighting Fire Limbo Stick]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association in Houston lighting a limbo stick on fire at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is kneeling down holding a torch to a special limbo bar filled with some type of fuel. The bar is on the lowest setting, about a foot from the ground. He is wearing a brightly-colored, patterned shirt with big, loose sleeves. A crowd of festival visitors are partially visible in the background behind a barrier.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Children Petting a Longhorn]

[Children Petting a Longhorn]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of several children petting a longhorn at the Texas Folklife Festival. A man wearing a cowboy hat is riding on top of the longhorn which has been saddled and bridled. He is waving at the children below. About six or seven children are gathered around the front of the longhorn with a hand outstretched to touch it. A few adults are standing behind them on the left side of the photograph.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Devine Music Makers Performing]

[Devine Music Makers Performing]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Mrs. Bruce Roark and Arnold Griffin performing with the Devine Music Makers at the Texas Folklife Festival. Both of them are sitting. Mrs. Roark is on the left speaking or singing into a microphone she is holding while looking at a book. Griffin is on the right playing a violin behind a microphone. He is wearing a cowboy hat, black-rimmed glasses and western wear. In the bottom foreground some stringed instruments are partially visible. In the background a few festival visitors are visible.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[John H. Pfeil Telling a Story]

[John H. Pfeil Telling a Story]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of John H. Pfeil telling a story at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing behind a microphone stand, speaking into the microphone. He is wearing an off-white bucket hat, a white short-sleeved button-up shirt, a belt with a silver belt buckle, and dark brown pants. A painted backdrop of a wall with doors is partially visible behind him.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Leon Payne and Three Blind Mice Performing]

[Leon Payne and Three Blind Mice Performing]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Leon Payne and the Three Blind Mice performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. Payne is in front, playing and singing guitar. Behind him are a pedal steel player, a bassist, a drummer, an accordion player, and two electric guitarists. Also visible onstage are several cables, amps and monitors. Behind the stage, strips of material hang to form the backdrop. Behind that is a large tree, providing shade for the stage.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections