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  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
 Serial/Series Title: 3rd Annual Texas Folklife Festival
 Collection: Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection
[Performance of the Alamo Area Square Dancers]

[Performance of the Alamo Area Square Dancers]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of the Alamo Area Square Dancers performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are boys and girls and young men and women dancing. They are all in folk outfits and the boys of the Texas flag on the backs of their vests.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Potter using Spinning Wheel]

[Potter using Spinning Wheel]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of David Cholis (left) helping a young girl throw pots at the Texas Folklife Festival. Cholis is straddling a table with a spinning wheel where an unfinished tall vase stands. The young girl is playing with a bowl of slip, a liquid of made of part clay and part water.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Knife Maker Selling Blades]

[Knife Maker Selling Blades]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of Jim Barbee (left) is a knife maker from Fort Stockton, Texas. He is selling knives at the Texas Folklife Festival. There is a man leaned over the table to look at all of the knives on the table, some of which are simply laid out while others are in wooden cases. There are also other people around the table looking at the knives.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest]

[Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of a girl competing in the watermelon seed spitting contest that was sponsored by Lulling Watermelon Thump. People surround the girl. She is sticking out her folded tongue and making a bubble in her cheeks to launch the seed. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Demonstration of Rope Making]

[Demonstration of Rope Making]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of Bill Brent, from Hull, Texas, making rope using a piece of equipment at the Texas Folklife Festival. There is a young boy watching him.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Woman Holding a Plate of Watermelon for  a Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest]

[Woman Holding a Plate of Watermelon for a Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of a woman holding a plate of cut watermelon for a watermelon seed spitting contest that was sponsored by Lulling Watermelon Thump. There are many people around and behind her for the contest, including a man with a microphone who is announcing for the contest. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Woman Making Cascarones]

[Woman Making Cascarones]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of Vivian Hamlin (right) making cascarones, which are painted eggshells filled with confetti, at the Texas Folklife Festival. On her worktable, there are egg cartons, painted eggs, paint brushes and finished cascarones. There is also a young girl holding a cascaron in her hand and Hamlin is reaching for the girl's hand.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Participants in Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest]

[Participants in Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of a girl in a long sleeved red shirt spitting a watermelon seed out for a contest sponsored by the Lulling Watermelon Thump. There are people behind her to watch. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest]

[Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of a girl competing in the watermelon seed spitting contest. People surround the girl and a plastic tarp on the ground that is the intended landing place for the seeds. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Coppersmith Working on a Piece]

[Coppersmith Working on a Piece]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of Michael Davenport, a coppersmith from Leander, Texas, using a tool to modify an unfinished copper piece. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections