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  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
 Serial/Series Title: 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival
[Spinning Wheel Demonstration by the Austin Weavers Co-op]
Color photograph of a woman seated before a wooden spinning wheel in a demonstration on to use it to a younger woman. A man to the left is also seated at a spinning wheel. The two seated people are members of the Austin Weavers Co-op, a group with a booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. In the background, festival-goers are watching the demonstration or are perusing the tables nearby. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285401/
[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting to a Young Girl]
Color photograph of a man, identified as Gerry Doyle, teaching a young girl the craft of handwriting on a small chalkboard on the desk before her. The young girl is wearing a shirt that reads "SALLY" on its front. Behind them and to their right are open windows. They are in the one-room school on the Texas Folklife Festival grounds. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285407/
[Young Boy at the Alamo Poultry Club Exhibit]
Color photograph of a young boy at the Alamo Poultry Club exhibit at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Behind him stands another boy. He is peering into the cage of a couple of chickens. A white egg sits in the cage before the two chickens. The back of a purple ribbon has been tacked to the cage. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285400/
[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting]
Color photograph of a man standing and leaning over a desk in front of him. Behind him is a chalkboard with yellow chalked lettering written on its surface. He is identified as Gerry Doyle; he is teaching handwriting and calligraphy as a craft in a one-room school at the Texas Folklife Festival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285408/
[Man with a Dog]
Color photograph of a man, identified as Virge "Cowboy" Williams, wearing a cowboy hat at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is seated and petting a dog that is standing beside him. A collection of bones hang on a leather strap from his neck. He is wearing some sort of leather pants or chaps. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285404/
[Young Woman Practicing Handwriting]
Color photograph of a young woman seated at a desk where she is practicing handwriting using a calligraphic pen and paper. A small chalkboard sits on the desk next to her sheet of paper. She is learning handwriting as a craft in the one-room school at the Texas Folklife Festival texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285409/
[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting]
Color photograph of a man, Gerry Doyle, standing with a poster that reads, "But our handwriting doesn't seem to be getting much better." He is teaching handwriting as a craft in the one-room school on the Texas Folklife Festival grounds. He is holding up the poster near a female pupil of his handwriting class, who is seated at a desk and has a personal-sized chalkboard in front of her. She is leaning sideways to get a better look at the poster. A sheet with ampersands written in red hangs on the wall in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285406/
[A Young Boy Working on a Loom]
Color photograph of a young boy seated at a wooden loom, courtesy of the Austin Weavers Co-op, a group that has its own booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He has both hands situated on either side of strings that are held taut in the loom. Festival-goers are partially visible behind him. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285403/
[Woman Holding Treenware]
Color photograph of a woman identified as Louise Hunter, holding a piece of treenware, the old pioneer name for household implements made from wood. She is a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. She has short gray hair and is wearing an old lace pioneer-style dress. Behind her is a tent-covered rea bustling with festival-goers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285155/
[Woman in Traditional Polish Attire]
Color photograph of a woman wearing a traditional Polish dress and a floral crown in her hair; she is a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is also wearing sunglasses. She is holding up a square-shaped piece of Polish needlework in her hands. Behind her are a couple of women also clad in traditional Polish attire. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285157/
[Dan Harrison, Knifesmith]
Color photograph of a man identified as Dan Harrison, a knifesmith, who is a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. At his booth he has an open display case filled with knives, some of which are resting on a pelt of animal fur. Dan is wearing an apron and is engaged in a conversation with a young boy visiting his booth and admiring a knife. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285158/
[Woman Weaving a Basket]
Color photograph of Eloise Roe, a woman working in the "Frontier Playland" of the Texas Folklife Festival. She is weaving a basket on a wooden surface that sits atop a long bale of hay. A woman wearing a red hat stands behind her. Near their workspace is a wall of illustrations drawn on craft paper. They are accompanied by a banner that reads, "Kids Art Display." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285159/
[Elderly Woman Demonstrating Quiltmaking]
Color photograph of an elderly woman, Virginia Quintanilla, demonstrating quilt making at a table where pieces of fabric are resting before her. She is a participant in the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. A few women are gathered around her to watch. She has one hand on a piece of fabric. Her graying hair is in a bun and she is wearing gold-rimmed eyeglasses. The scene takes place underneath a cloth-covered structure, which is partially visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285156/
[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting]
Color photograph of a man standing at the front of a room and writing on a chalkboard. He is identified as Gerry Doyle; he is teaching handwriting and calligraphy as a craft in a one-room school at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Pupils with paper and pen sit at desks on either side of him. A few spectators are seated against the wall to watch him teach. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285405/
[Weaving Instruction by an Austin Weaver's Co-op Member]
Color photograph of a young woman seated at a wooden loom at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is receiving instruction on how to weave using a loom, courtesy of the woman standing by her side, who is a member of the Austin Weavers Co-op. White string is held taut in the loom as she weaves additional strands into it. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285402/
[Man Lying Down in the Grass]
Black and white photograph of a man lying down in the grass to rest at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. His cowboy hat is resting on the side of his head, which is in turn resting on a cardboard box. A few people passing by are walking behind him. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285215/
[Nancy Lou Webster, Treenware Maker]
Black and white photograph of Nancy Lou Webster using various tools to make treenware, a term used by pioneers to describe small, handcrafted wooden items. She is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285212/
[Robert Boyd, Playing Guitar in Bluegrass Kinfolk]
Black and white photograph of Robert Boyd, who is playing the acoustic guitar with the band, Bluegrass Kinfolk, at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A stand-up bass player is visible behind him. A banjo player is on his right. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285211/
[Virge T. "Cowboy" Williams with a Child and a Dog]
Black and white photograph of Virge T. Williams, also known as Cowboy, kneeling on the ground next to a "hog dog" at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding the dog by the collar while a young girl standing to his left pets the dog on the head. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285217/
[Serving Syrup from a Syrup Cooker]
Color photograph of people gathered around a large syrup cooker at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A man standing near the corner of the vat is pouring syrup from a metal pot into a mason jar. A child holding an empty mason jar waits by his side, visibly excited. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285390/
[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/
[Woman Plucking a Goose]
Color photograph of a woman, Deolece Parmelee, plucking a goose's feathers at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The goose is in her lap; its feet are bound with a blue ribbon. She is seated amidst a crowd of festival goers. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285394/
[Shelling Corn]
Color photograph of a group of children using a wooden hand-turned machine to shell corn. The machine is on display at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. As one child pushes a cob of corn down into an opening on the top of the machine, a young boy turns the crank on the side. A large bowl underneath the machine catches the processed kernels. Behind them is a large, partially fenced-in pile of corn husks. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285399/
[O.T. Baker]
Color photograph of man identified as O.T. Baker, who is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Though evidence of it is not visible, he is affiliated with the smokehouse at the festival. He is wearing a cowboy hat, large eyeglasses, and a blue shirt. A few people are gathered around him. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285396/
[Woman Making Pickles]
Color photograph of a woman named Barbara Stahl, a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is demonstrating pickle making and passing out sheets of paper with the recipe on them to passersby at her table. On her table are stacks of more recipes, a jar of pickles, and a few metal bowls filled with pickling ingredients. She is wearing a patterned apron. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285393/
[Sauerkraut-Making Demonstration]
Color photograph of three people making sauerkraut at the Kendall County Community booth, one of many booths at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The woman on the left is shredding the cabbage using a wooden mandoline. The woman in the middle is transferring her shredded cabbage from her mandoline to a large pot. The man standing on the far right is looking down at the table. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285355/
[Man Stuffing German Sausage]
Color photograph of a man identified as Rocky Tays, who is affiliated with New Braunfels Wurstfest. He is wearing a Bavarian hat, a festive vest, and an apron. He is holding up a sausage that he has just finished preparing. On the table before him are more finished sausages and a cast iron sausage maker. A few people are visible gathered behind him to watch under the tent overhead, which is made of vibrant red, yellow, and orange cloths. His live demonstration is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285352/
[Pupils at the One-Room School]
Black and white photograph of people sitting in on a class at the one-room school on the grounds of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They range in age and are seated together behind a long bench desk. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285178/
[Women Making Pinatas and Cascarons]
Color photograph of the pinata booth where Guadalupe De Pena (left) and Desy Perez (right) teach visitors how to make pinatas and cascarons. Their booth is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. On the table before them are some finished pinatas, some egg cartons filled with paper cones, and a few Coca-Cola cups. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285174/
[Fiddler Webster CraftingTreenware]
Black and white photograph of a young man named Fiddler Webster who is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is working on a piece of treenware, a term used by pioneers to describe a small, handcrafted wooden item. He is using a mallet and a chisel on the item. Several tools are on the small table where he is working. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285179/
[Woman Making a St. Brigid's Cross]
Color photograph of a woman named Joan Moody, seated just in front of a wall at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. On her lap are thin strips of wood with which she has made a St. Brigid's cross, which is an Irish Christian symbol. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285176/
[Woman Painting a Pysanky Egg]
Color photograph of a woman wearing sunglasses, painting a Pysanky egg at the Russian booth, one of many booths at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Her egg is yellow, and she is using a wooden tool used in the Pysanky-making process to paint a design on the egg. There is a small wooden plank underneath her hands acting as a workspace. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285173/
[Man Demonstrating Furniture Construction]
Color photograph of Hugh Vaughn, member of the Texas Rockers, a furniture-making group. He is demonstrating woodworking to a crowd of festival-goers gathered around his workspace at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A board holding his tools stands between him and the crowd, while he works with machinery erected on a sawhorse. To his left, a man holding a video camera on his shoulder is seated on a finished wooden rocking chair. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285175/
[Making Pysanky Eggs at the Russian Booth]
Color photograph of a man demonstrating how to make Pysanky eggs, a Ukrainian Easter egg, at the Russian booth. The booth is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several materials on the table include: mason jars of paint, a carton of eggs, finished eggs, and brushes. Two illustrated boards depicting St. Basil's Cathedral are also on the table. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285172/
[Man Caning a Chair]
Color photograph of James Ander, a chair caner demonstrating his work process to a few people gathered around to watch at the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. He has begun the weaving process; a woman stands near him, pointing at the chair. A small building with a stone chimney is visible in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285171/
[Daryl Walker, Wheelwright]
Color photograph of a man, Daryl Walker, who is a wheelwright from Lufkin, Texas. He is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing with one hand on his hip and one hand holding a rusty, metal rim that is only partially visible. He is wearing a straw cowboy hat, overalls, and a gingham shirt. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285177/
[Elderly Couple with Their Wendish Dolls]
Color photograph of an elderly couple identified as Walter and Mary Schimank of the Texas Wendish Heritage Society. They are participants of the 7th Annual Folklife Festival. Walter is wearing a white short-sleeve shirt with a black vest and a red bow tie. His wife Mary is wearing a red patterned bonnet and shawl. In Walter's arms is a cloth doll that is dressed very similarly to Mary. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285170/
[Learning Leather Tooling]
Color photograph of a young boy learning how to tool leather at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is steadying a nail in a thick, triangular piece of leather; his other hand has some sort of cylindrical tool to drive the nail in. A man in a cowboy hat sits next to him, watching him work; he is identified as a saddler named Gary Dunshee. A wooden block that holds more tools is partially visible on the right. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285290/
[Men Singing with The Duckens Family Gospel Singers]
Color photograph of two men singing with The Duckens Family Gospel Singers, who are performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are both positioned around a single microphone with a green foam windscreen. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285298/
[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/
[A Jam Session Between Musicians]
Color photograph of a group of four men having a jam session, according to accompanying information, at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. From left to right is John Henry "Bones" Nobles, Ed Kadlecek, Jr., and two unidentified members of the band, The Hoboes. A microphone stands near the center of the four men. The man on the far right is playing the accordion. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285299/
[Man Playing Cow Bones]
Color photograph of a man named John Henry "Bones" Nobles playing the cow bones as musical instruments at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A microphone is positioned to pick up the sound of his playing. He is wearing a red kaftan shirt and a tan beret. A pair of cymbols are visible behind him. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285296/
[Young Boy Using a Sugar Cane Mill]
Color photograph of a young boy standing before a sugar cane mill, inserting a sugar cane into the opening at its front. The mill is made of metal and has wooden supports. A sign attached to the wood reads, "Sugar Cane, Courtesy of Rio Grande Valley Sugar Growers, Inc." Directly behind the mill is a large pile of sugar cane stalks. Behind the pile of stalks is a white horse. A large tree limb visible just behind the top part of the mill spans the width of the photograph. The mill is a special antique relic at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285293/
[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/
[Steve Cicchetti, Musical Instrument Maker]
Color photograph of a man named Steve Cicchetti who is working with pieces of wood to make musical instruments. On the table before him are some nearly-finished flutes and raw pieces of a guitar. The body of an unfinished guitar is hanging up to the left. A few visitors have gathered around to watch him work at his booth, which is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285410/
[Roping Instruction]
Color photograph of an elderly man in a cowboy hat instructing a young girl on roping at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The young girl is holding a rope that has been tied into a lasso, while the man gestures didactically with his hands. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285413/
[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting]
Color photograph of a man, Gerry Doyle, standing at the front of a room and writing on a chalkboard. He is teaching handwriting and calligraphy as a craft in a one-room school at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Pupils with paper, pen, and personal-sized chalkboards sit at desks on either side of him. A few spectators are standing in the doorway or are looking through the window to watch him teach. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285395/
[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/
[A Syrup Cooker]
Color photograph of people gathered around a large syrup cooker, a rectangular vat that is visibly teeming with boiling syrup. This demonstration is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285391/
[Young Boy Shelling Corn with a Machine]
Color photograph of a young boy turning the wheel crank of a metal machine that shells corn, which is on display at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The machine's spout leads to a large metal bowl that catches the processed kernels. In the background is a fenced in area filled with corn husks. To the left of that area is a sign posted on a tree that reads, "Corn Shucking: 4-H Clubs of Medina." texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth285397/
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