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[Bob Gallaway Take Silk Screening Orders]

Description: Slide of Bob Gallaway's booth at the Texas Folklife Festival that offers silk screening on shirts. He and his wife, Liz Gallaway, run the booth and are from San Antonio. In the image, Bob Gallaway is taking an order for a shirt from a woman.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boy Learns About Driving Railroad Spikes]

Description: Slide of the Transportation Museum of San Antonio area at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are two boys present, one of whom is holding a tool that he is using to drive railroad spikes into a section of railroad behind the boys. There are two men to the right of the boys, one of whom is overseeing the boys.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bunny Brass Band Representing the Easter Fires Pageant]

Description: Slide of the Bunny Brass Band performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band is formed into a half circle with the maestro standing in the middle in front of them. They are all in rabbit costumes. The bunny mascot is a small boy, also dressed up, and is standing in the foreground to the left. He is holding a round makeshift sign reading "Easter Fires Pageant Mar. 29, 1975."
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chimney Makers Working Together to Build a Chimney]

Description: Slide of Cecil Overstreet (on ladder), Clifton Warden and a helper using stone to build a chimney on a log house at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mentioned people are gathered near and on the roof and making progress on the chimney while two other men squat at the base of it as they wait for an opportunity to help with the project.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chuckwagon Food Booth and Cowboy Kisses]

Description: Slide of the Chuckwagon food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. Richard Bolt (center) is the cook from Pitchfork Ranch in Guthrie, Texas and is selling food with the same recipes. There are also cowboys on the far left waiting for girls to request their free cowboy kiss.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cooking in the World's Largest Gumbo Pot]

Description: Slide of chicken and sausage gumbo being cooked in a 450 gallon pot. W.T. Oliver (right) using a long handled utensil to show the photographer the ingredients of the gumbo. This was taken at the Cajun Country area of the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Customers at a Wendish Gallery]

Description: Slide of a Wendish gallery, sponsored by the Wendish Culture Club, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Costumed Mary Schimank (right), from Houston, Texas, is showing a Wendish cross to her customers. Between her and the three present customers, there is a table on which are Wendish wares, including crosses and cushions.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Demonstration Using a Froe and Mallet]

Description: Slide of Bill Lindig using a froe and mallet to turn logs into shingles at the Texas Folklife Festival. There is a log standing on a stump and Lindig is hammering a froe into the log to shave shingles out of it. There are scattered spectators behind him and a pile of shingles in front.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Demonstration with Spinning Equipment and Wood Turnings]

Description: Slide of David Larremore and a visitor in his booth using spinning equipment and wood turnings at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are three men in the picture, two of whom are hunched over using the spinning equipment.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Display of Guns by the Alamo Muzzle Loading Gun Club]

Description: Slide of the Alamo Muzzle Loading Gun Club displaying period guns on large boards. There are two people behind a table who are in the club, one is a woman in period clothing and a man with a large gun resting on his shoulder. In front of them is a table with various samples of ammunition and there is a group of boys observing the display. The club set up their display at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[English Pub Serving Customers]

Description: Slide of a British pub sponsored by the British Sporting club of San Antonio at the Texas Folklife Festival. To the right is a bar or counter of sorts where people are operating the pub. In the foreground is a group of four sitting at the table and in the background is a man playing darts.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[German Kitchen Craft]

Description: Slide of Cynthia North molding baker's clay to demonstrate German kitchen craft at the Texas Folklife Festival. North is in the foreground with a young girl to her left who is also molding clay and to North's right are many finished crafts in baskets. In front of North is a table covered in large mixing bowls, a hand mixer, a rolling pin and other kitchen gadgets.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Greek Food Booth Sponsored by a Greek Orthodox Church]

Description: Slide of people operating a Greek food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth was sponsored by the Greek Funstival by the St. Sophia's Greek Orthodox Church in San Antonio. There are seven people behind the counter and operating the booth. The booth serves Greek dishes such as homemade bread and baklava.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Harry Schneider Drawing Caricatures]

Description: Slide of Joe Bowman, a precision fast draw expert from Houston, Texas, dressed as a cowboy and holding a gun in each hand so as to strike a pose. Harry Schneider is drawing a caricature of Bowman in this position. Behind Bowman is a variety of caricatures clothes pinned on a netting. . This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Folk Dancers Performance]

Description: Slide of a Irish Folk Dancers from Houston, Texas performing on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. There is a grouping of three female dancers dancing in the foreground and three male dancers in the background. All of the dancers are wearing traditional Irish clothing.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Holding Mud Mixture for Chimney Contruction]

Description: Slide of an assistant to a chimney construction team at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is mixing mud and grass so that it can be used for the construction of the chimney.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Tossing Pizza Dough in the Air]

Description: Slide of Ron Bird throwing pizza dough in the Italian food Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dough is flying midair but Bird is ready to catch it. In front of him is a table with a sign on the front advertising their booth. On top of it are two containers, one holding tomato sauce. In the background there is a girl operating the ovens for the pizzas.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[New Braunfels Wurstfest Food Booth]

Description: Slide of servers of the New Braunfels Wurstfest food booth serving two female customers German sausage on a stick. The server is extending both hands, one to give the customers their food and the other to take their tickets as payment. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Robert Goebel Holding Up German Sausage in New Braunfels Wurstfest Booth]

Description: Slide of the New Braunfels Wurstfest food booth where Robert "Bob" Goebel, dressed in German attire, holds up a sausage on a stick with a bun skewered on top at the Texas Folklife Festival. In front of him are many more plain sausages on sticks. There is cooked sausage directly in front of him in an aluminum pan while the rest are cooking.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Swiss Food Booth]

Description: Slide of a Swiss food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth was sponsored by Nadler's Bakery and Delicatessen in San Antonio, Texas. The people working in the booth are wearing Swiss garbs and there are also many people lined up to order food.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Tinsmith Displaying Metal Crafts]

Description: Slide of Emil P. "Shiney" Schanua (left) is a tinsmith from Fredericksburg, Texas and he is exhibiting the items he crafts at the Texas Folklife Festival. His wife, Norma, is standing in the foreground at a counter that has numerous items made of tin. Emil is in the background at another counter that has the tools that he uses in his trade.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[A Wendish Gallery and Its Wares]

Description: Slide of a Wendish gallery, sponsored by the Wendish Culture Club, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two costumed women stand behind the counter displaying Wendish merchandise to customers. There is a sign overhead reading "Wendish" and there are people approaching the counter and examining the goods.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Western Art Display]

Description: Slide of the Bob Dale leaning on his booth that is displaying his western art at the Texas Folklife Festival. In this booth are five people observing Dale's artwork that's places all over the inner walls of his booth.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Frying Hush Puppies]

Description: Slide of Johanna Olander Wimberly from Austin, Texas frying hush puppies made from meal from a grist mill at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is standing in the background next to two deep fryers. Behind the fryers is a table with bowls, pots and so on. In front of Wimberly's booth is a table where a young girl is waiting for hush puppies. Behind the booth is a large sign advertising Wimberly's hush puppies.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections