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  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
 Year: 1972
 Language: English
 Collection: Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection
[Aerial View of Crawfish Racing Track]

[Aerial View of Crawfish Racing Track]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
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".
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[Belgian Bowling]

[Belgian Bowling]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a woman participating in Belgian bowling at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is outdoors, on the grass, next to a chain-link fence. She has just released a round, flat object that is rolling toward a wooden crate. The booth's sponsor, George DeWinne, is watching. Two other men are also watching in the background.
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[Bird's Eye View of "Cajun Country"]

[Bird's Eye View of "Cajun Country"]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph taken from bird's eye view of large, steep, grassy slope at the Texas Folklife Festival. Large yellow lettering is loosely arranged on the right side of the hill and reads "Cajun Country" which is sponsored by the Cajun Festival and Texas Champion Crawfish Races in Port Arthur. Some people are sitting or standing at the top of the slope where the ground levels out. The area behind them is decorated with pennant flags and contains a couple of booths. Many festival visitors are walking around this area. Several other people are standing or sitting close to the bottom of the slope. A few people are sitting on the lettering.
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[Bird's Eye View of Drummer]

[Bird's Eye View of Drummer]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Bird's eye photograph of the drummer of Jackie Callier and the Rambling Aces, a Cajun band from Port Arthur, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The drummer is playing at the back of a wooden stage and wearing black pants, a white short-sleeved shirt, and a red hat. Instrument cases and some cables are strewn around the drum set. Two people are sitting on the back of the stage in the top right of the photograph. A trash can is located offstage right behind the drummer.
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[Cart of Cascarones]

[Cart of Cascarones]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Bird's eye view photograph of a red cart containing cascarones, colorful confetti-filled eggshells, in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival. A woman and small boy are leaning over the cart, looking through the collection of painted eggshells. Two signs reading, "Cascarones" are visible.
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[Chilympiad Food Booth]

[Chilympiad Food Booth]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the food booth of the Republic of Texas Chilympiad, from San Marcos, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two festival visitors, a man and a woman both dressed in yellow, inquire about items at the booth. The man working the booth is wearing a red shirt, and a red construction helmet. A large white sign with black letters hangs overhead reading, "Chilympiad". Other smaller signs are displayed describing a product for sale entitled, "Sweet n' Hot Chili Jelly", which is packaged in small jars and displayed next to the signs. In the back of the booth, two other workers are visible, wearing red shirts and white aprons.
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[Corn Crib and Corn Sheller]

[Corn Crib and Corn Sheller]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a corn crib and a corn sheller at the Texas Folklife Festival. A sign explains that the crib, which looks like a small log cabin with no roof, was originally built on site at Canyon Lake. Ears of corn are piled up inside the crib. On either side of the doorway are burlap bags. Two young girls are in front of the crib, one turning a crank to operate the sheller, the other gathering corn.
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[Costumed Hostesses in Gilmer Yamboree Booth]

[Costumed Hostesses in Gilmer Yamboree Booth]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of three costumed hostesses at the Yamboree booth, representatives of the Gilmer Yamboree, selling slices of yam pie at the Texas Folklife Festival. The women are dressed in pioneer style dresses and are standing behind a counter talking to a female festival visitor. Two women, also in pioneer costumes, are visible near the back of the booth. A small sign on the right side of the booth is displayed on a post and says, "Eat More Possum".
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[Coupon Booth on the Veranda]

[Coupon Booth on the Veranda]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a coupon booth on the veranda of the Institute of Texan Cultures and the first annual Texas Folklife Festival. Numerous people are walking around on the veranda. One man has stopped at the coupon booth where two women are working. The booth has a red, yellow, and orange, umbrella covering with a sign that says "Coupons twenty-five cents"
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[Cowboy Grilling Beef]

[Cowboy Grilling Beef]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a cowboy cook flipping large cuts of beef in Cattle Drive Corral at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is flipping the beef with a pitchfork over an open pit grill. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a bandana, a white shirt, and brown chaps. Behind him is a red chuck wagon.
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