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  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
 Serial/Series Title: 2nd Annual Texas Folklife Festival
[Arm Wrestling Contest]
Photograph of festival participants competing in an arm wrestling contest at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The two men are sitting at a table and are clasping hands; one man has pinned his competitor's arm to the table. Festival participants are visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227365/
[Singers from the Engelkinder Choir Performing on a Stage]
Photograph of Rosemarie Doyle directing the Engelkinder Choir, representing New Braunfels Wurstfest, at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The musicians are standing on the stage, which is the back of a flatbed trailer. The musicians are wearing what appears to be traditional German clothing. Performing into microphones, they are singing and clapping. A man is holding an umbrella over the accordionist, who is also on the stage. Festival participants are visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227362/
[Czech Band Performing]
Photograph of the Peppermint Orchestra, a Czech band from Richardson, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The band members are on a small stage and are playing a variety of instruments, including the trumpet, saxophone, accordion, drums, and sousaphone. The members are wearing light shirts and dark slacks; some are also wearing sombreros. There are signs in front of the band that say, "The Peppermint Orch." Other festival participants are visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227361/
[Woman Serving Food]
Photograph of a woman serving parisa in the Alsatian food booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is leaning over the booth and holding out the food on a napkin. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227367/
[Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers Performing]
Photograph of the Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers from SPJST Lodge 84 of Dallas, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Representing Czechfest, the young dancers are performing on a small stage and are wearing what appear to be traditional Czech garments. The dancers have formed two lines and are facing each other; the dancers are holding hands with the person beside them. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227360/
[Arm Wrestling Contest]
Photograph of young festival participants competing in an arm wrestling contest at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The two young boys are sitting at a table; they are currently grasping hands and appear to be even at this point. Other festival participants are visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227364/
[Performance with Guitar]
Photograph of Jackie Harper, the guitarist and singer with the Glad Tidings Trio, from Jasper, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The musician is standing before a microphone and appears to be singing and playing the guitar. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227369/
[Jewish Food Booth]
Photograph of a woman preparing food at the San Antonio Jewish Community Center food booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The woman is bending over a grill and dishing out food. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227366/
[Arm Wrestling Contest]
Photograph of young festival participants competing in an arm wrestling contest at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The two young boys are sitting at a table; the boy on the right is grimacing as his hand is about to hit the table. Festival participants are visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227363/
[Berm Sliding]
Photograph of festival participants sliding down a berm at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Mostly children, the young participants are sliding down the hillside on scraps of cardboard; many are falling off the cardboard. Several adults are standing at the bottom of the berm. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227445/
[Band Performing Music]
Photograph of the Opa Band of the New Braunfels Wurst Association performing music at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Accordionist, Ed Kadlecek, is standing and playing the accordion in front of a microphone. The other band members are playing a variety of instruments, including the trumpet, trombone, sousaphone, accordion, and drums. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227442/
[Cowboys Giving Out Free Cowboy Kisses]
Photograph of chuck wagon cook, Tom Perini, leaning over a counter to give a festival participant a free cowboy kiss at the food booth in Cattle Drive Corral during the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The gentleman is wearing a denim shirt, cowboy hat, and leather chaps. The woman is wearing a light floral blouse and dark pants. Other festival participants are visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227441/
[Native Americans Pounding Corn]
Photograph of Darby Battise, member of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe of Texas, pounding corn in a corn mill at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Situated in the Indian Village, the young tribe member is pounding the corn using a tree branch in a corn mill made from a tree trunk with a hollowed out opening. Another young participant is watching this process. They are standing in front of a tall fence and other festival participants are visible sitting in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227447/
[Couple Dancing to Music]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227440/
[Native American Demonstrating Blowgun]
Photograph of Rocky Stallings, a Native American and employee of the Institute of Texan Cultures, demonstrating the use of a blowgun at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Dressed in traditional garments, he is wearing brown leather pants, a yellow vest, a blue breechcloth, and a large feather attached to a headband. Situated in the Indian Village, he is standing in front of a tall fence and is blowing directly into the blowgun that he is holding parallel to the ground. The blowgun appears to be a narrow cane that is several feet long. Adults and children stand behind him. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227448/
[German Folk Dancers Performing]
Photograph of the Cameron German Folk Dancers performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are partnered off and are clasping hands. The men are wearing lederhosen and the women are wearing red and yellow skirts. They are performing on a parking lot as festival participants watch. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227444/
[Men Oustide of a Representation of a 19th Century House]
Photograph of Bill Hunter, Dr. Sean Burke, and state leaders of the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The men are in front of a structure representing a 19th century house in the Irish Flat neighborhood of San Antonio. Festival booths and other participants are visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227449/
[Festival Participants Walking Through the Mud]
Photograph of festival participants following a rain shower from Hurricane Delia at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The people are holding on to each other as they walk, through the puddles and mud, back to their booth in Cattle Drive Corral. Tom Perini is pictured in the center. The gentlemen are wearing denim shirts and leather chaps, while the women are wearing colorful shirts and slacks. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227446/
[High School Band Performing]
Photograph of the New Braunfels High School German Polka Band, directed by Joe Rogers, performing music at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The band is performing on the back of a flatbed trailer. The band members are playing a variety of instruments, including the saxophone, clarinet, and drums. The have music stands and microphones in front of them; festival participants are visible all around. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227443/
[Man Forging Knives]
Photograph of Donald Hastings, from Palestine, Texas, forging knives at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The man is pounding what appears to be a knife on an anvil; hot coals are set up beside him and finished knives are displayed on a nearby table. Festival participants are standing behind the makeshift wall. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227385/
[Tigua Indian Preparing Skillet Bread]
Photograph of a Tigua Indian preparing skillet bread at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The man is bending down and looking at the skillet, which is placed on top of a pile of large stones. The stones are to the side of the beehive oven (horno) that is used to bake bread. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227382/
[Jewelry Booth]
Photograph of the view from behind the china jewelry booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. A woman is standing on one side of the table displaying the jewelry painted by Paula Tucker, from Bryan, Texas; several festival participants are standing on the other side of the table, viewing and trying on the jewelry. The woman in front is trying on a painted-china ring. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227381/
[Singers from the Kinder Choir Performing]
Photograph of stage emcee, Robert Thonoff, holding an umbrella over singers from the Kinder Choir, representing New Braunfels Wurstfest, at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The two young musicians are singing into a microphone, with the young girl standing on a chair. Accordionist, Ed Kadlecek, is also standing in front of a microphone with an accordion; he appears to be singing. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227387/
[Jewelry Booth]
Photograph of festival participants looking at china jewelry painted by Paula Tucker, from Bryan, Texas, at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The hand-painted jewelry is displayed on the table; several visitors are looking down at the jewelry. A woman is standing inside the booth. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227380/
[Woman Holding Portrait]
Photograph of R.C. Wong, a Chinese-American from Austin, Texas, holding an example of her portraiture at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The woman is smiling and holding the portrait in front of her; the portrait is of a small girl. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227388/
[Member of the Bunny Brass Band]
Photograph of the Bunny Brass Band, from Fredericksburg High School, representing Easter Fires Pageant, at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The musician is dressed in a bunny costume; he is playing the sousaphone. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227384/
[Woman Making Doll]
Photograph of Emma M. Oettinger, from San Antonio, making a doll in "Grandma's Workshop" at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The woman is sitting on a chair and working on what appears to be a sock monkey. A table with other craft work is visible behind her. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227389/
[Man Stirring Syrup]
Photograph of a festival participant stirring syrup in a large pan at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The long rectangular pan is on top of a furnace; he is stirring the syrup with what appears to be a long stick. Other festival participants are visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227386/
[String Ensemble Performance]
Photograph of the East Texas String Ensemble, from Nacogdoches, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The musicians are standing on a concourse and are gathered around two microphones. They are playing several instruments, including the guitar, banjo, and upright bass. The musician playing the upright bass appears to be singing. Other musicians and festival participants are visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227383/
[English Pub Booth]
Photograph of the English pub at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is enclosed by walls on all sides; inside of the pub is a booth selling beer, small tables and chairs, festival participants playing darts, and musicians holding instruments. There are festival participants both inside and outside the pub. A sign on the pub says, "A group of enthusiastic British San Antonians." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227375/
[Tinsmith Standing by Tin Crafts]
Photograph of Emil P. "Shiney" Schandua, tinsmith from Fredericksburg, Texas, standing beside a table of tin crafts at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The table is covered in various tin items, including: a tin candle holder, tin cookie cutters, and more. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227372/
[Wet-Plate Photography Demonstration]
Photograph of Howard E. Hilliard, from Houston, Texas, demonstrating wet-plate photography at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The man is sitting at a table and working over the flame of a kerosene lantern. Several supplies are on the table. Other festival participants are standing near the table. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227371/
[Man Forging Knives]
Photograph of Donald Hastings, from Palestine, Texas, forging knives at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The man is pounding what appears to be a knife on an anvil. Festival participants are standing behind the makeshift wall. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227377/
[Mule-Powered Cane Mill]
Photograph of a mule-powered cane mill producing syrup from sugarcane at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. It appears that the mule is walking around in a circle, guiding long sticks to generate power; a man is guiding the process. Several piles of what appear to be sugarcane are on the ground. Festival participants and other booths are visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227370/
[German Folk Dancers Performing]
Photograph of the Cameron German Folk Dancers performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers have separated to form small circles; they are clasping hands within the small groups. The men are wearing lederhosen and the women are wearing skirts. They are performing on a parking lot as festival participants watch. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227378/
[Chinese Writing Booth]
Photograph of a Chinese-American man writing a name in Chinese at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is bending over a table to write the name; other Chinese writings and pictures are on the table. A stack of blank paper is also beside him. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227374/
[German Folk Dancers Performing]
Photograph of the Cameron German Folk Dancers performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are partnered off; each couple faces each other. The men are wearing lederhosen and the women are wearing skirts. They are performing on a parking lot as festival participants watch. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227379/
[Corncob Doll Demonstration]
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. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227376/
[Wildlife Exhibit]
Photograph of a wildlife exhibit in the Cajun Country section at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several stuffed geese are attached to a board adorned with photographs. Two cages are on the ground; both have unidentified animals in them. Other stuffed animals are on top of one of the cages. Festival participants are standing in front of the exhibit. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227373/
[Participants at Metal Craft Booth]
Photograph of V.H. "Blackie" Chapple standing behind a booth featuring metal crafts at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. On the other side of the booth is a young man with several small children looking at the metal crafts, which include several figurines and a covered wagon. The man has an infant sitting in a carrier on his back. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227465/
[Participants Playing Bagpipes]
Photograph of members of the Alamo City Highlanders Pipe Band at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The man in the foreground is blowing into a bagpipe; the bag portion of the instrument is covered in red plaid fabric. He is wearing a tan shirt and a black hat with feathers on one side. Other members of the band are visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227462/
[Flamenco Dancer Performing]
Photograph of Elaine Flores,from Los Flamencos de San Antonio,dancing Flamenco on stage at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancer is wearing colorful Flamenco clothing, which includes a cropped top and a flowing skirt. Festival participants are sitting and standing all around the stage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227461/
[Boys in Corn Crib]
Photograph of two young boys in the corn crib in the "Corn Shuckin'" area at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The young boys are kneeling on the ground which is covered in corn husks. A cardboard box is on the ground in front of them, and one boy appears to be taking out an ear of corn from the box. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227467/
[Lebanese Dancers Performing a Dance]
Photograph of members of the Ameleb Club of San Antonio Lebanese Dancers performing on a stage at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The two dancers are wearing what appear to be traditional Lebanese garments. The female is wearing a cropped top with a long, light green skirt and the male is wearing a long white dress with a floor length colorful vest; a headdress secured by a band covers his head. A large group of festival participants sit in stadium-style seating behind them. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227460/
[Workers Serving Crawfish]
Photograph of Ann Oliver serving crawfish in Cajun Country at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is using tongs to transport the peeled crawfish into a small cup. The workers are all wearing red tops and white aprons; two of the workers are wearing red and white "Cajun Country" caps. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227468/
[Beekeeping Exhibit]
Photograph of Albert Youngblood, beekeeper from Pearsall, in the South Texas Honey Growers Exhibit at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding a wire mesh frame and is scraping off what appears to be beeswax caps over a large metal drum. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227464/
[Participant Sitting on an Ox]
Photograph of Jethro Holmes, representative of Woodville Dog Wood Festival, sitting on a large black ox at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The ox is used to pull log wagons, one of which is visible in the background. Mr. Holmes is wearing a light colored shirt, dark slacks, a cowboy hat, and a rain poncho. A medium sized dog is on the ground in front of them, and festival booths are visible behind them. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227469/
[Musicians Performing on Stage]
Photograph of fiddler, Garland Gainer, playing with guitarists, Keith Worrell (center) and Vernon Worrell, at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The musicians are performing on a flatbed trailer and are standing in front of two microphones. Festival booths and participants are seen in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227466/
[Young Mule Skinner Operating Hay Baler]
Photograph of a young mule skinner operating a hay baler at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The young boy is holding on to a mule; hay covers the ground. Some of the young participants are sitting on bales of hay. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227463/
[Festival Participant Portraying "Mrs. Cajun"]
Photograph of Mrs. Ervin Comeaux portraying "Mrs. Cajun" at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The participant is wearing a white blouse with a crawfish pin, a polka dot skirt, and a large hat covered with what appears to be white organza. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227505/
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