[Black and White Chicken Flying Out of a Mailbox]

[Black and White Chicken Flying Out of a Mailbox]

Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Photograph of a white chicken with black speckles flying out of a mailbox as part of the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The mailbox is white and has a red chicken painted on it.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[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.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[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.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Boy Holding Chicken on the Ground]

[Boy Holding Chicken on the Ground]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a boy holding a light-brown rooster, entry for the chicken flying contest, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is kneeling down on the ground, holding the chicken still between his legs. A woman is standing behind him to the right and a man to the left. A small chicken cage is partially visible to the right of the boy. Festival visitors are visible standing around the area.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[ Black Chicken Flying Out of Mailbox]

[ Black Chicken Flying Out of Mailbox]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a black 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 woman is pushing a plunger through the open back of the mailbox to make the chicken fly out. The man is holding a piece of cardboard over the open back to keep the chicken from coming out that side. The chicken is mid-flight, just having flown out of the front of the mailbox. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Holding Up Rooster]

[Man Holding Up Rooster]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man holding up a rooster 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. The only thing visible in the background is the partially cloudy sky.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Holding White Chicken]

[Man Holding White Chicken]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man holding up a white chicken that will be participating in the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing next to a blue mailbox with a white post and red flag which the chicken will be put in before flight. The mailbox is on a tall post that places it above the man's head. He is wearing a white t-shirt and a blue bandana around his head. Another man with gray hair is standing behind him. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Putting Chicken in Mailbox]

[Man Putting Chicken in Mailbox]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man putting a white chicken in a mailbox from which it will fly as part of the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mailbox is red and blue and is on a tall white post that raises it above the man's head. When the door is opened, the chicken will fly out. The man is wearing a white t-shirt and a blue bandana around his head. Another man with gray hair and sunglasses is standing behind him. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections