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  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
 Serial/Series Title: 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival
[African-American "Soul Food" Booth]
Black and white photograph of two women preparing soul food at the African-American heritage booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are both wearing plastic gloves on their hands. Paper streamers hung from above are on either side of them. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285247/
[Agnes and Ervin Comeaux]
Color photograph of a woman and a man, identified as Agnes and Ervin Comeaux, standing together at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a red blouse, a full, striped skirt and a white hat. She is holding a parasol over her shoulder. Next to her, Ervin is wearing a button-up shirt, a white fringed vest, and a red beret. They are members of the Golden Triangle Cajun Club. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285364/
[Agnes Comeaux with Parasol]
Color photograph of Agnes Comeaux, a member of the Golden Triangle Cajun Club and a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is dressed in red and white attire, including a matching parasol, hat, and sunglasses. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285365/
[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]
Color photograph of a young man dressed in Alabama-Coushatta tribal embellishments. He is participating as a dancer representing the Alabama-Coushatta tribe of Texas, performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a beaded headband, a beaded stole, and a beaded necklace. Secured by a tie at his chin, his headdress protrudes from behind him; it is made of feathers in various colors. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285341/
[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancers]
Black and white photograph of a young man performing an Alabama-Coushatta folk dance with others. They are wearing traditional tribal attire including a headdress. He is a performer at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285239/
[Alamo City Highlanders]
Black and white photograph of a group of men known as the Alamo City Highlanders playing the bagpipes in an organized formation at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are wearing traditional Scottish clothing, including kilts. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285232/
[The Alamo City Highlanders]
Color photograph of a marching band of men playing the bagpipes at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all dressed in traditional Scottish attire. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285294/
[Alsatian Food]
Black and white photograph of a young girl named Connie Suehs, from the Alsatian booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is serving an Alsatian beef-based dish called "parisa" on a cracker. She is wearing a traditional Alsatian costume, which includes a large fabric headdress. To her right stands an unidentified man wearing a cap; he is also holding a parisa-topped cracker. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285249/
[Alvin Sueltenfuss, Wine Maker]
Color photograph of an elderly man wearing a cowboy hat and a patterned button-up shirt, identified as Alvin Sueltenfuss from Boerne, Texas. His hands are placed on a bulbous glass container filled with wine that he has made; a white tube that is embedded in the container's cap leads off the picture plane. His booth is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285382/
[Alvin Sueltenfuss, Wine Maker, with a Friend]
Color photograph of an elderly man wearing a cowboy hat and a patterned button-up shirt, identified as Alvin Sueltenfuss from Boerne, Texas. He is holding a corked glass bottle filled with wine. Several more bottles are on the table before him, as is a large jug of wine that has an embedded tube running from its cap. A man, who is also wearing a cowboy hat, stands to his right. This booth is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285383/
[Ameleb Lebanese Dancers]
Black and white photograph of the Ameleb Lebanese Dancers performing for a large crowd at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all wearing heavily embellished belly dancing costumes. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285209/
[Ameleb Lebanese Dancers]
Color photograph of five women who are part of the Ameleb Lebanese Dancers, performers at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all wearing black bra tops trimmed in gold with sheer bedleh-style pants. They are caught mid-dance, each with one of their arms in the air. A crowd of onlookers sit on a grassy hill next to the dancefloor. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285329/
[Ameleb Lebanese Dancers]
Color photograph of a group of women who are part of the Ameleb Lebanese Dancers, performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all wearing the traditional Lebanese dancing costume: a bra top and bedleh-style pants. They are dancing in a circle with their arms open and extended horizontally. A crowd of onlookers sit on a grassy hill next to the dance floor. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285330/
[Apple Dolls]
Color photograph of a group of four people surveying the array of apple dolls on the cloth-covered table before them. The display of dolls belongs to a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285164/
[Arm Wrestling Contest]
Color photograph of two young boys engaging in an arm wrestling contest over a white table with the shape of the Texas state painted at its center. A couple of children are standing around the table to watch. They are visitors of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285358/
[At the Polish Food Booth]
Color photograph of an elderly woman in traditional Polish attire, sitting at the Polish food booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is spreading an unidentifiable condiment onto a slice of bread. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285388/
[Baking Bread in Coffee Cans]
Color photograph of a man operating an oven outdoors at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Within the oven are three coffee cans filled with baking bread dough. The man is wearing a red gingham shirt, a chef's hat, and an apron. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285385/
[Banjo Player in Tennessee Valley Authority]
Color photograph of man playing the banjo in a band called Tennessee Valley Authority at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. To his immediate left, a man is playing the upright bass. To that man's left is another man playing the acoustic guitar. Each musician has a microphone pointed at their instrument. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285311/
[Basil Garcia, Blacksmith]
Black and white photograph of a man doing metalwork using a hammerand an anvil. He is identified as Basil Garcia, a blacksmith; he is giving a live demonstration of his skill at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. To his right is an open fire atop a table pit. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285194/
[Bass Box Players for The Hoboes]
Black and white photograph of two men who are participants of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are playing bass boxes, instruments made from hollow, rectangular boxes with broomsticks that insert into the tops of the boxes. On the right is Bootsie Ehlers, sitting on top of his bass box while he plays. A microphone placed inside the opening at the front of his bass box picks up the sound of his playing. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285200/
[Bass Box Players for The Hoboes]
Color photograph of a pair of bass box players for a band called The Hoboes, a group performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The bass boxes feature holes at their front and broomsticks that protrude from their tops. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285310/
[Bayou City Attic Singers]
Color photograph of the Bayou City Attic Singers comprised of three singers and a pianist, performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The singers are all female; one of them is much younger. They each have their own microphone. Various audio equipment lines the edge of the elevated stage where they are performing. The pianist is an older male, who also has a microphone in front of him. He is seated behind an upright wooden piano. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285267/
[Bayou City Attic Singers]
Color photograph of the Bayou City Attic Singers comprised of four and a pianist; they are performers at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Three of the singers are standing; there are two women and one man between them. One of the singers is much younger and is seated on a bench. They each have their own microphone. Various audio equipment lines the edge of the elevated stage where they are performing. The pianist is an older male, who also has a microphone in front of him. He is seated behind an upright wooden piano. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285284/
[Berm Dog, Institute of Texan Cultures Mascot]
Color photograph of a man driving a golf-cart with a tan and white dog seated next to him. The man is identified as Buddy Pfeiffer an employee of the Institute of Texan Cultures; the dog is known as Berm Dog, the institute's mascot. They are touring the festival grounds, which is visibly rife with festival goers in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285411/
[Berm Sliding]
Color photograph of a young boy sliding on a grassy berm at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival; he is using a flattened cardboard box as his vehicle. He is wearing a striped shirt, denim shorts, knee-high socks, and tennis shoes. Behind him is another boy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285289/
[Bill Brett, Rope Maker]
Black and white photograph of Bill Brett, a man who makes ropes from horsehair; he is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is seated on a lawn chair, hand spinning fibers into workable material for making ropes -- some of which are hanging on a rope to the right. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285226/
[Bill Burns of The Bluegrass Kinfolks]
Color photograph of a man named Bill Burns playing the fiddle in a band known as The Bluegrass Kinfolks at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a straw cowboy hat and eyeglasses. A microphone on a microphone stand has been set before him to pick up the sound of his fiddle. A man playing the Dobro guitar is partially visible behind him to his left. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285308/
[Bill Mancham Constructing a Log Cabin]
Black and white photograph of a man named Neal Wright who is constructing a log cabin at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing by a corner of the unfinished cabin, surveying the logs with a pencil in hand. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285244/
[Boiled Possum]
Color photograph of two men, Dick Potter and Jack F. "Spot" Baird, checking whether a possum is done after boiling it in a large pot. They are holding the boiled carcass up with a stick that is attached to a stethoscope. A crowd has gathered around to watch this spectacle at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285342/
[Bruce Montague with Other Festival Participants]
Color photograph of a man, identified as Bruce Montague, demonstrating his roping skills by encircling two female participants at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The woman on the left is wearing traditional Korean attire and the woman on the right is wearing traditional Mexican attire. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285392/
[Bruce Roark and Mary Mann at His Musical Instruments Booth]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285222/
[Bruce Roark, Maker of Musical Instruments]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285279/
[A Cajun Band]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285265/
[Cambodian Folk Dance]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285264/
[Camilo Medrano Slicing Barbecue at His Food Booth]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285292/
Catherine Wood, Cobbler
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285192/
[Charlene Berryman Painting a Cornshuck Doll]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285237/
[Chicken Flying Contest]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285363/
[Chicken Flying Contest]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285198/
[Children in Traditional German Dancing Attire]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285335/
[Children Riding Horseback]
Color photograph of two young children, a girl and a boy, riding horseback on a green hillside at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The horse is a pale color and is wearing a saddle and reins. A young boy who is leading the horse near the front is partially visible. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285287/
[Children Screenprinting Using Silk Screens]
Black and white photograph of a young girl using a silk screen to make a print as other children stand around to watch. Several finished prints are on the table next to the silk screen frame. This activity is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285188/
[Churning Butter with Marie Fleming]
Color photograph of a teenage girl churning butter in a glass paddle churn while an older woman, identified as Marie Fleming from Nederland, Texas, watches her work. The churn is placed in a bed of ice contained in an aluminum pan. This booth is one of many at the 7th Texas Folklife Festival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285381/
[Cleo Taylor at the Hominy Booth]
Black and white photograph of a woman named Cleo Taylor, standing behind a table at the booth dedicated to hominy at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. On the table before her is a pot full of hominy and a closed jar also full of hominy. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285257/
[Construction of a Log House]
Color photograph of a log house mid-construction at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A large group of people are gathered either to watch or to participate. On the left, several logs are laid out on the ground. On the right the house's walls are nearly complete. Directly behind the construction is a shingled, wooden building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285375/
[Construction of a Log House]
Color photograph of two people carving the bark off of a log that will be used for constructing a log house as part of a live demonstration at the 7th Texas Folklife Festival. Festival attendees stand around them to watch. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285372/
[Construction of a Log House]
Color photograph of a few men at work on constructing a log house for a live demonstration at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Two men are working with axes on the corners of the house. Several people are scattered around, watching the men work. A shingled wooden structure is visible in the background; a small sign that reads "Log House" hangs from its roof. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285371/
[A Conversation About Adobe]
Color photograph of two elderly women engaged in a conversation with a man in uniform who is holding a chunk of adobe in his hands. The man is identified as David McDonald, the director of Jose Antonio Navarro Homestead. A patch on the arm of his uniform reads Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. He is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285373/
[Coon Oil Cookies]
Black and white photograph of a woman named Eliese Deike at the "Cooking with Coon Oil" booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is holding up a bowl of cookies she has made using coon oil. The cookies are small and coin-sized. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285256/
[Corn Shelling Machine]
Color photograph of a corn shelling machine, on display at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The machine is made of wood and has a bowl underneath it to catch the processed kernels. A young boy turns the crank on the side of the machine while a teenage boy who is operating the machine takes corn cobs from the next child in line. A woman in sunglasses stands to the left of the machine. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285398/
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