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  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
 County: Bexar County, TX
 Collection: Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection
[Corn Shucking Contest]

[Corn Shucking Contest]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a boy participating in a corn shucking contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The boy holds a kernel of corn against his chest as he pulls the shuck away with his left hand. Festival participants stand behind the boy, watching the progress of the competition.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Corncob Doll Demonstration]

[Corncob Doll Demonstration]

Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Charlene Berryman, from Kingsbury, Texas, making corncob dolls at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting at a table and working with corn and cornhusks. Finished dolls, that are wearing dresses and bonnets, are on the table. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
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[Corncob Dolls]

[Corncob Dolls]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of women showing young girls how to make corncob dolls at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two women volunteers are seated at a table and the girls are standing on the other side of the table, holding corncobs and watching the older women make the dolls. A variety of materials are laid out on the table, including corncobs, fabric and yarn.
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[Cornmeal Hoecakes]

[Cornmeal Hoecakes]

Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Photograph of a child cooking a cornmeal hoecake at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The girl wears a white shirt painted with watermelon slices and denim shorts. She holds the hoe over an area of hot coals as the cake cooks. The event was sponsored by the Cisco Civic League Booth.
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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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[Country Cloggers and Buck Dancers Performing]

[Country Cloggers and Buck Dancers Performing]

Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Country Cloggers and Buck Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. Girls in short skirts and suspenders are dancing and clapping. They are all wearing star-spangled neck ties. Two girls near the center are dancing around each other making a lassoing gesture while the others are lined up at the back of the dancefloor clapping.
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[Country Cloggers & Buck Dancers Performing]

[Country Cloggers & Buck Dancers Performing]

Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Country Cloggers & Buck Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the foreground, a couple is dancing. The woman is on the right, wearing a knee-length blue skirt with a thick red petticoat. Her blouse has a red bandana pattern. The man is on the left wearing a red shirt with the same bandana pattern and jeans. In the background other couples from the group are visible.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Couple Dancing to Music]

[Couple Dancing to Music]

Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Description: Photograph of Jim Braud and his partner dancing in the Cajun Country section at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The couple is dancing on the designated dance floor; they are both wearing similar white vests and dark slacks. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Couple Dancing to the Music of Wurstfest Opa Band]

[Couple Dancing to the Music of Wurstfest Opa Band]

Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Photograph of an elderly couple dancing together to the music of the Wurstfest Opa Band at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The couple is dressed in traditional German lederhosen. The man is on the right, wearing an Alpine hat and glasses. The woman, on the left, is also wearing glasses and has short gray hair.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Couple Dancing to Wence Shimek Polka Band]

[Couple Dancing to Wence Shimek Polka Band]

Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a couple dancing to the music of Wence Shimek Polka Band, from Lavaca County, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Both of them are wearing plaid shirts and dark pants, and the man is wearing a cowboy hat. The band is partially visible onstage in the background.
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