[Aerial View of Crawfish Racing Track]

One of 376 photographs in the series: 1st Annual Texas Folklife Festival available on this site.

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Photograph of crawfish racing track from taken from above at the Texas Folklife Festival. Close to the center of the photograph is a square white table painted with concentric red and blue circles. People are crowded around waiting for the start of the crawfish race, sponsored by Texas Champion Crawfish Races in Port Arthur. In the top portion of the photograph there are large yellow letters displayed on a grassy hill that read, "Port Arthur". Directly below that, smaller orange letters read, "Texas Greatest Corner".

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1972-09-07..1972-09-10].

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and one other and was provided by University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 136 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Institute of Texan Cultures is a museum dedicated to celebrating the diverse people and communities that made Texas what it is today. The Museum, located on the UTSA Hemisfair Campus, provides teacher-training workshops; exhibits and events; and outreach programs to schools and other groups.

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Photograph of crawfish racing track from taken from above at the Texas Folklife Festival. Close to the center of the photograph is a square white table painted with concentric red and blue circles. People are crowded around waiting for the start of the crawfish race, sponsored by Texas Champion Crawfish Races in Port Arthur. In the top portion of the photograph there are large yellow letters displayed on a grassy hill that read, "Port Arthur". Directly below that, smaller orange letters read, "Texas Greatest Corner".

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection

Photos of the annual event sponsored by the Institute of Texan Culture, celebrating the many ethnicities represented in the state. Thousands attend the event each year, which includes food, dances, and music.

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  • [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]

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  • September 7, 1972 - September 10, 1972

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • June 18, 2012, 8:16 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 11, 2013, 6:49 p.m.

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[Aerial View of Crawfish Racing Track], photograph, [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227156/: accessed August 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.