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  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
 Serial/Series Title: 6th Annual Texas Folklife Festival
[Female Ukrainian Dancers Performing]
Photograph of the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. Seven women are in a circle formation facing outward as they bend down toward their pointed right leg. They are wearing floral wreaths on their heads, white blouses under long vests, multi-layer checkered skirts, and knee-high boots. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284985/
[Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston Performing]
Photograph of the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The men and women are dancing in couples, standing side by side but facing opposite directions. Their inside arms are on their partner's waist and their outside arms are up in the air as they twirl around counter-clockwise. The men are wearing loose white shirts, loose dark pants, boots, and sashes tied around their waist. The women are wearing floral wreaths on their heads, white blouses under long vests, multi-layer checkered skirts, and knee-high boots. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284982/
[Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston]
Photograph of the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the front, a man is dancing to the left of two women. The two women are smiling and looking towards the man. He is wearing a loose white shirt, loose dark pants, boots, and a sash tied around his waist. The women are wearing floral wreaths with long ribbons on their heads, white blouses under long vests, and multi-layer checkered skirts. Behind them, another female dancer is visible. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284981/
[Man Holding Up Rooster]
Photograph of a man holding up a rooster at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is about to place it into a mailbox raised high in the air, from which it will fly out of as part of the chicken flying contest. The only thing visible in the background is the partially cloudy sky. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284987/
[Men of the Ukrainian Dancers of Houston Performing]
Photograph of the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. Four men are in a V formation, their right knee and right arm raised. The men are wearing loose white shirts, loose dark pants, boots, and sashes tied around their waist. Some female dancers are visible at the back of the stage, wearing floral wreaths on their heads, white blouses under long vests, multi-layer checkered skirts, and knee-high boots. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284980/
[Chicken Flying Contest]
Photograph of a man holding up a chicken at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is about to place it into a mailbox raised high in the air, from which it will fly out of as part of the chicken flying contest. Another man standing behind him is holding a plunger and a piece of cardboard. The only thing visible in the background is the partially cloudy sky. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284988/
[Three Ukrainian Folk Dancers Performing with Swords]
Photograph of three men from the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage with swords at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are standing side by side, leaning forward and pointing their sword on the stage floor. They are wearing loose white shirts, loose dark pants, boots, and sashes tied around their waist. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284984/
[Linda Dietert Demonstrating Candle Dipping]
Photograph of Linda Dietert, from New Braunfels, demonstrating candle dipping at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is holding a wooden dowel with a wick tied to the end of it. The wick is being dipped into a tall canister, presumably filled with wax. She is wearing a peasant blouse and lederhosen. She has straight short hair and big sunglasses. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284989/
[Women of the Ukrainian Dancers of Houston Performing]
Photograph of the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. Seven women are in a circle formation with their hands joined, facing outward as they rotate clockwise. They are wearing floral wreaths on their heads, white blouses under long vests, multi-layer checkered skirts, and knee-high boots. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284986/
[Three Ukrainian Folk Dancers with Swords]
Photograph of three men from the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage with swords at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are side by side, leaning back on their right foot with their swords drawn, preparing to leap forward and strike. They are wearing loose white shirts, loose dark pants, boots, and sashes tied around their waist. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284983/
[John Henry (Bones) Nobles Performing with his Bones]
Photograph of John Henry (Bones) Nobles, from Beaumont, performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing an African-inspired tunic, light-colored pants, and a leopard-print beret. He is standing in front of a microphone holding a cane and some bones. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284965/
[Man Standing Next to Bear Carving]
Photograph of a man standing next to a bear carving at the Texas Folklife Festival. Below the carving is a sign that says, "Wildlife Prints." The man is to the right of it, wearing a peach shirt and a straw cowboy hat. In the image, the bear has just killed a deer and is looming over it in a mountainous landscape. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284962/
[Woman Displaying Polish Costumes and Needlework]
Photograph of a woman displaying Polish costumes and needlework at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is sponsored by the Polish American Center in San Antonio. The woman is wearing traditional clothing: a white peasant blouse with embroidered sleeves and trimmed with lace, a fitted black vest with embroidery and trim, and a floral headband. Out on display are pillows, aprons, and an assortment of decorative needlework. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284961/
[Putting Jimenez Peppers on a Yam Pie]
Photograph of Jack F. (Spot) Baird and Dick Potter adding Jimenez peppers to a yam pie at Gilmer Yamboree at the Texas Folklife Festival. Baird is in the middle putting the peppers on the pie; Potter is on the right slicing the peppers. Both of them are wearing overalls and the same floral print shirt. Baird is wearing a safari style hat; Potter is wearing a straw cowboy hat. Daisy Potter "The Possum Queen" is on the left, wearing a sash denoting her title and pointing to the jar of peppers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284967/
[Laura Bretzke Holding Cloth Flowers]
Photograph of Laura Bretzke in the Polish American Center booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing traditional folk wear: a white peasant blouse under a sleeveless green dress with floral embroidery. She has long dirty-blonde hair and is holding a bouquet of cloth flowers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284960/
[Cow Chip Tossing Contest at Chili Appreciation Society Booth]
Photograph of woman participating in the cow chip tossing contest at the Chili Appreciation Society booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a cowboy hat with a raccoon tail, a bandana, a tattered blouse, a tattered skirt, an apron, and black cowboy boots. She is on the right, tossing the cow chip to the left. A man on the left is taking a photograph of her. Other spectators are gathered around the area. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284968/
[John Henry (Bones) Nobles Performing]
Photograph of John Henry (Bones) Nobles performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing an African-inspired tunic, light-colored pants, and a leopard-print beret. He is standing in front of a microphone with a cane in his right hand. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284964/
[Woman Participating in the Cow Chip Tossing Contest]
Photograph of woman participating in the cow chip tossing contest at the Chili Appreciation Society booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing jeans, a light-colored blouse, a bandana and sunglasses. She is on the right, tossing the cow chip to the left. Several spectators are gathered around the area. A trash bag of cow chips is on the ground next to her. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284969/
[John Henry (Bones) Nobles Performing Onstage with his Bones]
Photograph of John Henry (Bones) Nobles, from Beaumont, performing onstage with his bones at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing an African-inspired tunic, light-colored pants, and a leopard-print beret. He is standing in front of a microphone holding a cane and some bones which he is shaking around to make noise. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284966/
[Gerry Doyle Giving Handwriting Instruction]
Photograph of Gerry Doyle, from Beaumont, giving handwriting instruction at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing at the front corner of a small schoolroom with wood-paneled walls and four-paned windows. He is holding up a small chalkboard tablet with cursive letters on it, showing it to the "students" who are sitting at a desk on the right. A female student also has a chalk tablet on the desk in front of her. Outside of the windows, other festival visitors are visible. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284963/
[Woman Preparing Wendish Noodles]
Photograph of a woman making Wendish noodles at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a bonnet, sunglasses, a shawl, and a checkered skirt. She is scooping up some noodles out of a large pot in front of her. Other pots and pans are also visible on the table. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284975/
[Visitor Trying Out Grape Stomping]
Photograph of a festival visitor stomping grapes for wine at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is standing in a bucket of squished grapes, in front of the wine-making booth. She is bending over, pulling up her pant legs. A few decanters of wine are visible on the tale next to her. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284972/
[Visitor Stomping Grapes for Wine]
Photograph of a festival visitor stomping grapes for wine at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is standing in a bucket of squished grapes, in front of the wine-making booth. She is wearing a V-neck t-shirt and light-colored shorts. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284971/
[Ukrainian Dancers Being Swung Around]
Photograph of the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The men are facing each other, forming a circle with their hands joined. The women are facing outwards, sitting on the joined arms of the men. Their legs are being swung out as the circle of men turns. The men are wearing loose white shirts, loose dark pants, boots, and sashes tied around their waist. The women are wearing floral wreaths on their heads, white blouses under long vests, checkered skirts, and knee-high boots. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284977/
[Karen Wayne in Bathtub with Umbrella]
Photograph of Karen Wayne, member of the Fort Worth Pod of the Chili Appreciation Society International, sitting in a tub at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing striped overalls and holding an open umbrella. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284970/
[Ukrainian Dancers Twirling Around]
Photograph of the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The men and women are dancing in couples, standing side by side but facing opposite directions. Their inside arms are on their partner's waist and their outside arms are up in the air as they twirl around counter-clockwise. The men are wearing loose white shirts, loose dark pants, boots, and sashes tied around their waist. The women are wearing floral wreaths on their heads, white blouses under long vests, and multi-layer checkered skirts. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284978/
[Children Jumping Off Giant Log]
Photograph of children jumping off of a giant log into a pile of hay in Frontier Playland at the Texas Folklife Festival. A line of kids has formed on top of the log. One child is in mid jump, about to land in the hay. A girl in the foreground is standing and watching the action. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284974/
[Two Ukrainian Dancing Couples]
Photograph of the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The men and women are dancing in couples, standing side by side but facing opposite directions. Their inside arms are on their partner's waist and their outside arms are up in the air as they twirl around counter-clockwise. The men are wearing loose white shirts, loose dark pants, boots, and sashes tied around their waist. The women are wearing floral wreaths on their heads, white blouses under long vests, and multi-layer checkered skirts. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284979/
[Ukrainian Dancers Kneeling with Women on Knee]
Photograph of the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The men are down on one knee with the women sitting on their leg. Both are dressed in traditional clothing with their opposite arms extended into the air. The men are wearing loose white shirts, loose dark pants, boots, and sashes tied around their waist. The women are wearing floral wreaths on their heads, white blouses under long vests, checkered skirts, and knee-high boots. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284976/
[Roberta Griffin Chinking Log Cabin]
Photograph of Roberta Griffin chinking a log cabin at the Texas Folklife Festival. Wearing a pioneer dress, she is filling in the gaps between the logs with a type of sealant. The chinking material is all over her hands. She is cocking her head toward the camera and smiling. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284973/
[Justin Wells Demonstrating Pen and Ink Drawing]
Photograph of Justin Wells, from Amarillo, demonstrating pen and ink drawing at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is first sketching out something in pencil on his drawing board, positioned at a forty-five degree angle. He has a rust-colored beard and is wearing glasses, a straw cowboy hat, and a black gingham button-up shirt. His hands are covered in freckles. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284958/
[Girl Drawing with Pastels]
Photograph of a young African-American girl drawing with pastels in Frontier Playland at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a rainbow-colored jumper and is smiling at the camera. A set of assorted pastels is on the table in front of her. She appears to be drawing butterflies. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284959/
[O. T. Baker at Smokehouse]
Photograph of O. T. Baker at smokehouse at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a straw cowboy hat, brow-line glasses and a plaid shirt. His head is turned to the right and he is smiling. Behind him is a wooden shack with animal skins and a cow skull hanging on it. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284995/
[Female Gospel Singer Perfomring]
Photograph of a female gospel singer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a light-colored floral blouse and has sunglasses on her head. She is holding the microphone close to her mouth. Two other microphones on stands are visible, as well as a man off to the right. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284992/
[Pianist at Gospel Stage]
Photograph of an African-American woman playing the piano on the gospel stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a white pants suit with a dark blouse, glasses, and has short curly hair. There is a microphone set up for her but she is not using it. A woman standing behind her is facing the opposite direction and holding a microphone. In the background a man playing a piano with the group is visible. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284991/
[O. T. Baker Speaking to Festival Visitors]
Photograph of O. T. Baker at smokehouse speaking to festival visitors at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding the jawbone of some animal and is standing in front of a wooden shack that has a couple of cow skulls hanging on it. A sign on the shack says, "O. T. Baker, Smokehouse, Austin." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284997/
[Marie Fleming Churning Butter]
Photograph of Marie Fleming, from Nederland, at her butter churning school, at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing glasses, a dress, an apron, and is holding the stick of a butter churn. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284990/
[Hazel Bowen Giving Children a Wagon Ride]
Photograph of Hazel Bowen, wagon mistress from Antelope, giving a wagon ride at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a cowboy hat and driving a wagon with a young girl sitting to the right of her. More children are sitting in the back of the wagon. In the foreground, the horse pulling the wagon is partially visible. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284998/
[Female Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancers]
Photograph of female Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are standing side by side just outside of the covered booth area, wearing pioneer skirts and blouses, decorated with Indian jewelry and sashes. They all have their hair in long pigtails but the two women on the right have theirs in braids whereas the two younger girls on the left do not. All of them are holding square woven baskets. In the right background, an Indian man in a headdress is playing a large drum. Behind the women on the left, festival visitors are gathered to watch. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284994/
[Woman Helping Visitors at Souvenir and Information Booth]
Photograph of a woman helping festival visitors at the Institute of Texan Cultures Information and Souvenirs booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dark-haired woman is behind the booth, across from three festival visitors who are visible from behind. Hats, festival t-shirts, and buttons are hanging up all over the booth. Small signs are displaying price information for each item. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284999/
[Bill Leftwich Engraving Leather]
Photograph of Bill Leftwich, western artist from Lubbock, engraving a scene on leather at the Texas Folklife Festival. With a mallet he is hammering a shaping tool into the leather to leave an impression. Hanging behind him are two portraits he has completed. His greased hair is partied in the middle and he is wearing black frame glasses and a dark shirt. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284996/
[Kadlecek Family Performing]
Photograph of Ed J. Kadlecek, Jr. performing with his children at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is on the right, playing accordion and leaning in to sing into the microphone. Younger daughter Nancy Lynn is directly in front of the microphone; her older sister is standing to the left and her brother is standing behind her. The children are all wearing lederhosen. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth284993/
[Bob Ramsey Holding Antlers]
Photograph of of Bob Ramsey of Hunt, Texas at the Texas Wildlife booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a purple shirt and a straw cowboy hat. Ramsey is holding a pair of antlers. He is partially smiling and squinting. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285152/
[Johnny Stewart at Texas Wildlife Booth]
Photograph of Johnny Stewart blowing a wooden whistle at the Texas Wildlife booth. He is wearing a dark blue pearl-snap shirt and is standing in front of a table covered with antlers. Other booths and festival visitors are visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285151/
[Jethro Holmes Eating Biscuits and Honey]
Photograph of Jethro Holmes eating biscuits and honey at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a straw cowboy hat, a blue shirt, a shiny bow-tie, and black frame glasses as he shovels a bite of honey-covered biscuit into his mouth with a spoon. He is holding another biscuit in his other hand. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285150/
[Stitchery and Needlepoint Demonstration]
Photograph of a woman doing a stitchery and needlepoint demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is holding the panel in her lap as she works. The image appears to be a family of rabbits. She is wearing a blue gingham dress and a matching kerchief. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285154/
[Bruce Montague Lassoing Children]
Photograph of Bruce Montague, roping expert from Bandera, lassoing a group of children at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is on the left, holding the rope with which he has lassoed a group of five young children who are on the right. Montague is wearing a cowboy hat, western shirt, dark pants, and black boots. Several spectators are gathered in the background. A sign posted to a tree says, "Bruce Montague, Roping Expert, Bandera." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285153/
[Joel Nelson from Big Bend Saddlery in Alpine]
Photograph of Joel Nelson from Big Bend Saddlery in Alpine at the Texas Folklife Festival. Wearing a yellow western shirt and a black ten gallon hat, he is carving out a pattern on a piece of leather. An assortment of tools are visible on the table next to him. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285145/
[Man Splitting Shingles with a Froe]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285142/
[Dr. John M. Hales Making Bread]
Photograph of John M. Hales demonstrating how to knead dough as part of his bread-making school at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a chef's hat, black frame glasses, a blue plaid shirt and a white apron. He is handling a large batch of dough on the table in front of him. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285141/
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