Texas Folklife Festival Collection - 257 Matching Results

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[Michael Davenport, Coppersmith]

Description: Black and white photograph of Michael Davenport, a coppersmith from Leander, standing in his booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is manipulating a piece of copper with a few tools.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Michael Davenport, Coppersmith]

Description: Black and white photograph of Michael Davenport, a coppersmith from Leander, standing in his booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is manipulating a piece of copper with a few tools. A couple of people standing outside the booth watch him work.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Working on Log House Construction]

Description: Color photograph of a man carving out the corner of a log house, which he is helping to construct as a live demonstration at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is using an axe. Another man sits on the adjacent corner of the unfinished structure. The shingled roof of a nearby structure is visible in the background.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[High Society Jazz Band]

Description: Black and white photograph of a group of musicians performing together as The High Society Jazz Band at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. There is a man playing stand-up bass, a trumpet player, a banjo player, a trombone player, a clarinet player, and a child holding a recorder in his hands. A saxophone sits in a stand next to the clarinet player.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Kids Arm Wrestling Each Other]

Description: Black and white photograph of children gathered around a small table to challenge each other in arm wrestling at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A pair of them are competing while the rest watch them; the boy on the right is winning.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Junelle Gambs Teaching Elocution in the One-Room School]

Description: Black and white photograph of Junelle Gambs, who is a member of the Speech Arts Association of San Antonio, teaching elocution in the one-room school on the grounds of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is dressed in a high-collared costume shirt and skirt to play the part. Behind her is a chalkboard with a few notes written in chalk on it.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Young Boy at the Alamo Poultry Club Exhibit]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy at the Alamo Poultry Club exhibit at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Behind him stands another boy. He is peering into the cage of a couple of chickens. A white egg sits in the cage before the two chickens. The back of a purple ribbon has been tacked to the cage.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Young Boy Driving a Railroad Spike]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young boy driving a railroad spike into the track's wooden rails. A man in a cowboy hat helps him with the hammer that he is using. This activity is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Young Boy Making Adobe]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy mixing a pit of adobe on the ground at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is wearing a brown shirt and a bandanna around his head. In the background a woman in a dress is seated, watching him work.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Young Boy Shelling Corn with a Machine]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy turning the wheel crank of a metal machine that shells corn, which is on display at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The machine's spout leads to a large metal bowl that catches the processed kernels. In the background is a fenced in area filled with corn husks. To the left of that area is a sign posted on a tree that reads, "Corn Shucking: 4-H Clubs of Medina."
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Young Boy Tightening a Railroad Spike]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young boy tightening a railroad spike that has been driven into the wooden rails. A man in a cowboy hat helps him to hold the end of the long-handled wrench that he is using. This activity is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Young Boy Using a Sugar Cane Mill]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy standing before a sugar cane mill, inserting a sugar cane into the opening at its front. The mill is made of metal and has wooden supports. A sign attached to the wood reads, "Sugar Cane, Courtesy of Rio Grande Valley Sugar Growers, Inc." Directly behind the mill is a large pile of sugar cane stalks. Behind the pile of stalks is a white horse. A large tree limb visible just behind the top part of the mill spans the width of the photograph. The mill is a special antique relic at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[A Young Boy Working on a Loom]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy seated at a wooden loom, courtesy of the Austin Weavers Co-op, a group that has its own booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He has both hands situated on either side of strings that are held taut in the loom. Festival-goers are partially visible behind him.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[A Young Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young boy sitting in a chair and wearing Alabama-Coushatta tribal attire, including a necklace and a headdress, which he is holding in his hand. In his other hand is a partially eaten ice cream cone. He is a performer at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Larry Dawson, Sculptor]

Description: Black and white photograph of Larry Dawson, a sculptor participating in the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is demonstrating the sculpting process and posing for a picture with one of his unfinished creations. He has a pipe in his mouth.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Holding Treenware]

Description: Color photograph of a woman identified as Louise Hunter, holding a piece of treenware, the old pioneer name for household implements made from wood. She is a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. She has short gray hair and is wearing an old lace pioneer-style dress. Behind her is a tent-covered rea bustling with festival-goers.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Kite-making School]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy standing at the kite-making booth at the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding a pair of long yellow sticks in his hand. A woman's reaches her arm out over the little boy's workspace. On one of her fingers, she is wearing a ring.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Playing Cow Bones]

Description: Color photograph of a man named John Henry "Bones" Nobles playing the cow bones as musical instruments at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A microphone is positioned to pick up the sound of his playing. He is wearing a red kaftan shirt and a tan beret. A pair of cymbols are visible behind him.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Preparing Food in the Mexican Market]

Description: Color photograph of a man cutting tomatoes on a wooden chopping board in an area known as the Mexican Market of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a straw brimmed hat, a white button-up shirt, and a red bandana. A woman standing to the left of him is also working on food preparation.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Preparing Greek Food]

Description: Black and white photograph of a man named John Mozakis preparing Mezzeh, or an appetizer, at the Greek food booth, one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is scooping out the Mezzeh from a small pan that he is holding.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections