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  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
 Serial/Series Title: 6th Annual Texas Folklife Festival
[Chicken Flying Contest]

[Chicken Flying Contest]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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[Chicken Flying Out of Mailbox]

[Chicken Flying Out of Mailbox]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a black and white chicken flying out of a mailbox as part of the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mailbox, on the right, is red and blue and is on a tall white post that raises it high in the air. A man and woman are standing on a connected platform on the right. The man is pushing a plunger through the open back of the mailbox to make the chicken fly out. The woman has her hand on the front flap of the mailbox which has been flipped open. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
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[Children Jumping Off Giant Log]

[Children Jumping Off Giant Log]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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[Children Riding on Cow]

[Children Riding on Cow]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two children riding on a cow in Frontier Playland at the Texas Folklife Festival. On the right, a girl and a younger boy are sitting atop a cow, the girl in front and the boy in the back. A young man on the left wearing a cowboy hat is holding the reins of the cow.
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[Cindy Hickok with Doll]

[Cindy Hickok with Doll]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Cindy Hickok, a doll maker from Houston, at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is posing next to a life size doll she made that looks like an old woman. Hickok has short brown hair and is wearing glasses and overalls. The doll's hair is made of yarn and is gathered into a bun. Its dress has a collar of white lace, with a lace flower at the front.
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[Claudia Ball and H. B. Zachry at Opening Ceremony]

[Claudia Ball and H. B. Zachry at Opening Ceremony]

Date: August 4, 1977
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of festival director Claudia Ball and H. B. Zachry at the opening ceremony of the Texas Folklife Festival. Zachry is standing on the left and Ball is on the right. They are shaking hands as Ball hands something off to Zachry. Ceremony spectators are seated behind them.
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[Corn Shucking Contest]

[Corn Shucking Contest]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a boy participating in a corn shucking contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The boy holds a kernel of corn against his chest as he pulls the shuck away with his left hand. Festival participants stand behind the boy, watching the progress of the competition.
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[Cow Chip Tossing Contest at Chili Appreciation Society Booth]

[Cow Chip Tossing Contest at Chili Appreciation Society Booth]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: 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.
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[Crowd Watching Ameleb Lebanese Dancers]

[Crowd Watching Ameleb Lebanese Dancers]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a crowd watching the Ameleb Lebanese Dancers perform at the Texas Folklife Festival. Rows of festival visitors are seated on the grassy hill in front of the stage. Several people are also watching from the veranda of the Institute of Texan Cultures building in the background. The stage is in the middle ground and contains about ten female dancers in red and green costumes.
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[Daisy Potter Feeding Yam Pie to a Visitor's Dog]

[Daisy Potter Feeding Yam Pie to a Visitor's Dog]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Daisy Potter, "The Possum Queen," feeding a yam pie to a visitor's dog at the Texas Folklife Festival. Potter is wearing a pioneer dress, a sash denoting her title, and a homemade crown with the image of a possum on it. She is kneeling to the left of a large black and white spotted dog presenting it with a small piece of pie on a napkin.
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