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  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
 County: Bexar County, TX
[Man Shoveling Coals to Cook Corn on the Cob]

[Man Shoveling Coals to Cook Corn on the Cob]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a young man shoveling coals to fuel large boiling pots of corn on the cob in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing an apron and standing to the right of three large black pots sitting on coal furnaces. Some of them are steaming or smoking. Standing next to him are two other workers, also in white aprons. Behind them are several boxes of corn prepared and ready for festival visitors.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Slicing Bread]

[Man Slicing Bread]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man slicing Irish bread in the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The bread is resting on a cutting board on a table in front of him. The man is wearing a navy, short-sleeved, collared shirt with white pants, sunglasses and a baseball cap.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Slicing Soul Sausage in Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Food Booth]

[Man Slicing Soul Sausage in Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Food Booth]

Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Description: Photograph of a young man slicing Soul Sausage to be served with crackers in the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He has an afro and is wearing a blue t-shirt and bell bottom jeans.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Slicing Watermelon]

[Man Slicing Watermelon]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of members of the San Antonio Conservation Society serving watermelon in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival. One man slices a watermelon with a large knife while another volunteer beside him watches. Behind them, a woman is arranging the slices on the table. A smiling boy sits in front of the table, watching the men prepare the watermelon.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Speaking at the Opening Ceremony]

[Man Speaking at the Opening Ceremony]

Date: August 3, 1978
Creator: Informedia
Description: Color photograph of a man standing behind a podium with a microphone pointed at him. He is identified as Jack Maguire, the executive director of the Institute of Texan Cultures; he is speaking at the opening ceremony of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Behind him is a partially visible crowd of people.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Spitting Tobacco]

[Man Spitting Tobacco]

Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man competing in the State Tobacco Spitting Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a paper "Red Man" bib, he is forcefully spitting to achieve the highest distance possible.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Spitting Watermelon Seeds in a Contest]

[Man Spitting Watermelon Seeds in a Contest]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of people spectating a man participating in the Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest as sponsored by Lulling Watermelon Thump at the Texas Folklife Festival. The man is standing on the grass behind a plastic tarp on the ground and spitting watermelon seeds over it.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Splitting Shingles]

[Man Splitting Shingles]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man splitting shingles at the Texas Folklife Festival. With a wooden mallet he is hammering a froe blade into the wood, separating it with the direction of the grain into long flat pieces. Kneeling on the ground, he is wearing overalls and a peach-colored shirt.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Splitting Shingles]

[Man Splitting Shingles]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Color photograph of a man in the act of splitting shingles at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is seated on a tree trunk and is bent over a pile of wood. He has a pipe in his mouth and is wearing a straw hat. A few people behind him watch him work.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Splitting Shingles with a Froe]

[Man Splitting Shingles with a Froe]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man splitting shingles at the Texas Folklife Festival. With a froe he is separating a block of wood with the direction of the grain into long flat pieces. Kneeling on the ground, he is wearing overalls and a peach-colored shirt.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
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