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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
[Demonstration of Log Splitting]

[Demonstration of Log Splitting]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of a demonstration log splitting techniques at the Texas Folklife Festival. One man is holding a froe, which is partly in a log that is standing vertically on a stump, and another is pushing it further in using a mallet. There are a few people around who are watching.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Boy Sliding Down a Hill]

[Boy Sliding Down a Hill]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of a boy sitting on a piece of cardboard or berm sliding at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is sliding the side of a hill. There are people in the background on the right.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Dancing with Alamo Area Square Dancers]

[Dancing with Alamo Area Square Dancers]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of the Alamo Area Square Dancers dancing on the veranda of the Institute of Texan Cultures. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Polish Dancers Peformance]

[Polish Dancers Peformance]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of Polish dancers from San Antonio, Texas dancing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. All of the dancers are dressed in Polish folk outfits. Jan Marcinowski and Genny Kosub Kraus can be seen in the foreground on the right.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Gilmer Yamboree Representatives]

[Gilmer Yamboree Representatives]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of two women who are representing the Gilmer Yamboree at the Texas Folklife Festival. Both of them are holding yam pies. The table in front of them also has a pile of yams, cooking tools and other items.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Young Girl Competing in Watermelon Spitting Contest]

[Young Girl Competing in Watermelon Spitting Contest]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of a young girl just before she spits out a watermelon seed in a competition sponsored by Lulling Watermelon Thump. There are some other young children behind her and a woman holding a paper plate of watermelon pieces. In the background here is a person holding a microphone, announcing the contest. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[The Hoboes Band Performance]

[The Hoboes Band Performance]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of the Hoboes Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are five members of the band, four men and one woman.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Writing in Chinese Script]

[Man Writing in Chinese Script]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of a man siting down at a table writing in Chinese on a piece of paper with a calligraphy brush. There are people behind the wall of his booth looking at his work. There is a bowl of ink with an ink stone in it on the table in front of the man. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Young Boy Competing in Watermelon Spitting Contest]

[Young Boy Competing in Watermelon Spitting Contest]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of a young boy about to spit out a watermelon seed over a green tarp to see how far he can spit it. There are people around the tarp and behind the boy, including a man with a microphone who is announcing the contest. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio]

[Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of members of Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio performing a dance called "El Son de la Negra" at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are four female dancers onstage, all in white dresses and boots. They are swinging their dresses. The dancers are (left to right) Terry Narvaiez, Edna Perez, Lulu Chavez, and Boni Ramos.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections