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[Children Riding Horseback]

Description: Color photograph of two young children, a girl and a boy, riding horseback on a green hillside at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The horse is a pale color and is wearing a saddle and reins. A young boy who is leading the horse near the front is partially visible.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Children Screenprinting Using Silk Screens]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young girl using a silk screen to make a print as other children stand around to watch. Several finished prints are on the table next to the silk screen frame. This activity is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Churning Butter with Marie Fleming]

Description: Color photograph of a teenage girl churning butter in a glass paddle churn while an older woman, identified as Marie Fleming from Nederland, Texas, watches her work. The churn is placed in a bed of ice contained in an aluminum pan. This booth is one of many at the 7th Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cleo Taylor at the Hominy Booth]

Description: Black and white photograph of a woman named Cleo Taylor, standing behind a table at the booth dedicated to hominy at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. On the table before her is a pot full of hominy and a closed jar also full of hominy.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Construction of a Log House]

Description: Color photograph of a log house mid-construction at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A large group of people are gathered either to watch or to participate. On the left, several logs are laid out on the ground. On the right the house's walls are nearly complete. Directly behind the construction is a shingled, wooden building.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Construction of a Log House]

Description: Color photograph of two people carving the bark off of a log that will be used for constructing a log house as part of a live demonstration at the 7th Texas Folklife Festival. Festival attendees stand around them to watch.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Construction of a Log House]

Description: Color photograph of a few men at work on constructing a log house for a live demonstration at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Two men are working with axes on the corners of the house. Several people are scattered around, watching the men work. A shingled wooden structure is visible in the background; a small sign that reads "Log House" hangs from its roof.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[A Conversation About Adobe]

Description: Color photograph of two elderly women engaged in a conversation with a man in uniform who is holding a chunk of adobe in his hands. The man is identified as David McDonald, the director of Jose Antonio Navarro Homestead. A patch on the arm of his uniform reads Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. He is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Coon Oil Cookies]

Description: Black and white photograph of a woman named Eliese Deike at the "Cooking with Coon Oil" booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is holding up a bowl of cookies she has made using coon oil. The cookies are small and coin-sized.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Corn Shelling Machine]

Description: Color photograph of a corn shelling machine, on display at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The machine is made of wood and has a bowl underneath it to catch the processed kernels. A young boy turns the crank on the side of the machine while a teenage boy who is operating the machine takes corn cobs from the next child in line. A woman in sunglasses stands to the left of the machine.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cruz Marquez, Sheep Shearer]

Description: Black and white photograph of Cruz Marquez, a sheep shearer, demonstrating how to shear a sheep at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is knelt atop a wooden table with the sheep in front of him. A large crowd surrounds him, watching him work.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Czech Singers]

Description: Color photograph of a group of women and men performing as Czech singers at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. On the left, four men are grouped together around two microphones. On their right is a long line of women gathered around three visible microphones. All the singers are holding up sheet music binders. One woman sits at an electric organ. They are all dressed in traditional Czech attire.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Daisy Potter Eating an Eggroll]

Description: Color photograph of a woman named Daisy Potter, also known as the Possum Queen. She is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is laughing while holding an egg roll in a napkin, just before she eats it.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Daisy Potter, The Possum Queen]

Description: Color photograph of a woman, Daisy Potter, holding up a yam pie at the Gilmer Yamboree booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a giant orange and black bow on one of her shoulders. On the other shoulder, she is wearing a sash with the word "POSSUM" on it. According to accompanying information, she is the Possum Queen; a tiara on her head is indicative of this fact.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dan Harrison at His Knife Display]

Description: Black and white photograph of Dan Harrison, a knifesmith, standing over the open display cabinet at his booth, which is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife festival. A young boy visiting his booth studies a knife that he is holding in his hands. There are several more knives that rest upon a pelt of fur within the display cabinet.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dan Harrison, Knifesmith]

Description: Color photograph of a man identified as Dan Harrison, a knifesmith, who is a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. At his booth he has an open display case filled with knives, some of which are resting on a pelt of animal fur. Dan is wearing an apron and is engaged in a conversation with a young boy visiting his booth and admiring a knife.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dan Harrison, Knifesmith]

Description: Black and white photograph of Dan Harrison, a knifesmith, studying the blade of a knife that he is making at his booth, which is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A blade-sharpening machine with a turning conveyer belt is positioned where he can use it.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Daryl Walker, Wheelwright]

Description: Color photograph of a man, Daryl Walker, who is a wheelwright from Lufkin, Texas. He is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing with one hand on his hip and one hand holding a rusty, metal rim that is only partially visible. He is wearing a straw cowboy hat, overalls, and a gingham shirt.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Daryl Walker, Wheelwright

Description: Black and white photograph a man named Daryl Walker, a wheelwright, standing in front of some finished wheels he has displayed on a covered-wagon frame behind him. He is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A man to the left is holding a wheel in one hand and has his other hang on his hip.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Daryl Walker, Wheelwright]

Description: Black and white photograph of a man named Daryl Walker, a wheelwright, working on a spoke held in place by a metal grip. Several finished wheels are on display on a wagon behind him. He is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A wheel is partially visible in the foreground of the photo.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Daryl Walker, Wheelwright]

Description: Color photograph of a man, Daryl Walker, who is a wheelwright from Lufkin, Texas and a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is using a tool to do his work. Finished wheels are visible behind him.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Drop Spinning]

Description: Black and white photograph of a couple of teenage girls at the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival using drop spindles to spin fiber into yarn. The girl on the left is elevated on a small stool upon which she is standing. Between the girls is a chair.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dutch Festival Participants]

Description: Color photograph of a group of women standing in a line while holding brooms in order to sweep the area before the ribbon cutting at the opening ceremony of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all wearing traditional Dutch dresses and aprons.
Date: August 3, 1978
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ed Bell, Storyteller]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly man wearing a captain's cap standing before a microphone. He is identified as Ed Bell, a storyteller from Indiana, who is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections