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[Mock Battle by Reeanctors at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of a mock battle being performed by 74th Highland Regiment of Foot of the Argyll Highlanders in August of 1975 at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. In the photograph, members of the group are dressed in historical uniforms consisting of red coats with white pants and black boots. They are standing in a line on the left side of the photograph. Several members of the group are lying face down, pretending to have fallen during the battle.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Esther Siegfried Serving Quiche at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Esther Siegfried serving Quiche Lorraine in the Swiss booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. Esther is wearing traditional Swiss clothing and holding a slice of quiche wrapped in wax paper in her left hand, and carrying a spatula in her right hand. Another woman who is attending the Swiss booth is smiling behind Lorraine.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Reverend John Socha performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Reverend John J. Socha from Fort Worth, Texas, performing a religious song in Wendish, a Sorbian language of the Slavic branch. John is wearing a white shirt decorated with small blue flowers, underneath a black vest with white trim. He also wears a white hat with a blue feather, watch, and ring.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lawrence E. Watson at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Lawrence E. Watson at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas in August of 1975. In the photograph, Lawrence sits next in the grass with his hand resting on a wagon wheel, carrying a cup. He wears a straw cowboy hat, a denim button-up shirt and jeans, and brown leather boots. Lawrence is a trail boss with the Texas Bar Six Bicentennial Wagon from Lexington, Kentucky.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Egg Roll Frying at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of participants frying egg rolls at the Texas Folklife Festival in August 0f 1975 in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, one woman stirs chicken in a large frying pan. Another woman is lifting the chicken from the pan into a cardboard box. A third woman is preparing another part of the meal. Crowds of onlookers watch as the women cook.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Joe McMordie at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Joe McMordie at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas in August of 1975. In the photograph, Joe sits in a black wooden chair, whittling on a piece of wood while a young girl watches him. Joe wears a pink shirt, brown pants, a blue bandanna and a brown hat with rope or twine around the brim. The girl wears a red checkered tank top and red shorts with barrettes in her hair. Joe is an instructor at the Festival Whittlin' School, originally from Austin, Texas.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Balloons Released at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a large mass of multicolored balloons being released from the entrance bridge at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival opening ceremony. They block the view of a tall, narrow structure that is partially visible in the background. A crowd of people are seated along the side of the entrance boulevard. A child wearing a jersey with the number 60 on the back stands in the foreground, watching the balloons go up. A few people in the background are also standing and watching the balloons.
Date: August 7, 1975
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lebanese Dancers Performing at Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of five women performing Lebanese dances at the 1975 Folklife Festival as members of the San Antonio Ameleb Club. They are wearing traditional dancing costumes called bedlahs that consist of gold-trimmed brassieres and sheer, flowing skirts of different colors. Each woman is holding a tambourine above her head.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Belgian Bowling at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of participants playing Belgian bowling (also known as Rolle Bolle) at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, several children hold heavy balls in each hand. A third child rolls one down a wooden plank while several other children and adults watch him. Booths and other activity stations are visible in the grass behind the games.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Belgian Mast Game at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of a young girl participating in the Belgian Mast game at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975 in San Antonio, Texas. The photograph features a rough wooden pole planted in the ground and two rough pieces of plywood affixed to the top at different angles. The girl has her arms and legs wrapped around the pole near the top of it. According to the accompanying information, the Belgian Mast game consists of participants climbing a greased pole to ring a bell at the top.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Children Playing Kuipen Stecken]

Description: Color photograph of participants playing Belgian Kiupen Stecken, also known as Belgian Shower Bath at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, two boys are standing on either side of a triangular wooden box with an open top, from which water is pouring. The box is strung in the air between two thick wooden beams. Each boy carries a long stick that each is using to knock the box upside down.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pudding Eating Contest]

Description: Photograph of a pudding eating competition at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, two blindfolded women stand on a stage covered in yellow plastic protective coverings. The woman on the right is holding the bowl of chocolate pudding as she directs the spoon towards the other woman's mouth.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sakae Ogama Writing Calligraphy at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Sakae Ogama, demonstrating Japanese brush writing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas in August of 1975. In the photograph, Sakae is seated at a table wearing a traditional kimono. She is holding onto a long sheet of paper with her left hand, and writing with a bamboo brush with her right hand. A young girl and a woman watch as Sakae creates the Japanese forms.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[San Antonio Ameleb Club Lebanese Dancers]

Description: Photograph of five women performing Lebanese dances at the 1975 Folklife Festival as members of the San Antonio Ameleb Club. They are wearing traditional dancing costumes called bedlahs that consist of gold-trimmed brassieres and sheer, flowing skirts of different colors. Each woman is holding a tambourine above her head.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lanie Karam, Ameleb Club Dancer]

Description: Photograph of Lanie Karam, a dancer and member of the San Antonio Ameleb Club, performing in a covered pavilion on a wide, white floor. A covered fabric tent is visible behind her. She is costumed in a bedlah suit (a bra and a sheer skirt) that is heavily trimmed with gold accents. Audience members are visible in both the foreground and the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jo Ann Andera, Dancer with the San Antonio Ameleb Club]

Description: Photograph of Jo Ann Andera, a dancer and member of the San Antonio Ameleb Club, and an employee of the Institute of Texas Cultures. She is performing in a covered pavilion on a wide, white floor. A covered fabric tent is visible behind her. She is costumed in a bedlah suit (a bra and a sheer skirt) that is heavily trimmed with gold accents. She is dancing with her arms out while her face is mid-exclamation. Audience members are visible in both the foreground and the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jo Ann Andera, San Antonio Ameleb Club Dancer]

Description: Photograph of Jo Ann Andera, a dancer with the San Antonio Ameleb Club dancer and an employee at the Institute of Texan Cultures. Andera is seated on her legs with her arms curled slightly above her, smiling as she bends over backward to face the crowd. She is wearing a traditional bedlah suit; hers is a gold-trimmed top and a sheer, beige skirt. She is also wearing gold bangles on both her wrists. The heads of two audience members are visible in the foreground; the person on the right is pointing at Andera.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Nadine Mery, Young San Antonio Ameleb Club Dancer]

Description: Photograph of young girl in a gold-trimmed bra and skirt, otherwise known as a bedleh. She is a member of the San Antonio Ameleb Club. She is standing outdoors with her hands on her hips amongst two other young girls and a few women, some of whom are seated.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jerry Young at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Jerry Young from Devine, Texas, serving molasses at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas in August of 1975. Jerry sits on a white upturned bucket with a large metal ladle in his hands. He wears a light-colored cowboy hat, denim long-sleeve shirt, and khaki pants. Another man stands behind Jerry, holding a long stick he appears to be using to stir the molasses. Another man stands behind him, while a woman looks on from behind a stone wall.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Corn Shucking at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of a young girl vigorously turning the handle of an antique corn sheller in Hondo's Corn Shuckin' and Shellin' area at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, the girl is wearing a pink and white flowery swimsuit. The bodies of three women and a man are visible around the girl, although the frame of the photograph crops their faces out of the frame.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Don Vogel at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Don Vogel splitting shingles for a log house at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, Don straddles a sawhorse as he adjusts a piece of wood he is about to split. He is wearing a light denim shirt and dark denim jeans. Festival booths and people walking about are visible behind him.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Visitors Sliding Down Berm at Institute of Texas Cultures]

Description: Color photograph of two children sliding down a grassy hill outside of the Institute of Texas Cultures during the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The photograph features the two boys sitting tandem inside a cardboard box labeled "Lone Star Bakery." The two children are holding onto the sides of the box and lifting one side up, as if trying to steer.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Child Sliding Down Berm at Institute of Texas Cultures]

Description: Color photograph of a young girl sliding down the berm at the Institute of Texas Cultures during the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975 in San Antonio, Texas. The girl in the photograph is tumbling out of a cardboard box and down the grass hill. She is wearing a navy shirt, pale blue shorts, and tan leather sandals.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Synder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections