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[Bluegrass Band Performing on a Stage]

Description: Photograph of the Backwoods Volunteer Bluegrass Band, from San Antonio, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The musicians are all standing and performing on a stage in front of microphones. They are playing a variety of instruments, including the upright bass, guitar, and banjo.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Booth Selling Cajun Souvenirs]

Description: Photograph of a booth selling Cajun souvenirs at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. W.T. Oliver (right), co-chairman of Cajun Country, is standing in front of the booth, shaking hands with a festival participant. Several participants are behind the booth, selling crawfish pins for $1.75 and Cajun t-shirts for $2.50.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boy Sharpening Knife]

Description: Photograph of a boy sharpening a pocket knife on a grindstone during the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. In the Children's Toyland and Barnyard section of the festival, the boy is sitting at the grindstone; another young boy is watching the process. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boys in Corn Crib]

Description: Photograph of two young boys in the corn crib in the "Corn Shuckin'" area at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The young boys are kneeling on the ground which is covered in corn husks. A cardboard box is on the ground in front of them, and one boy appears to be taking out an ear of corn from the box.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bread Crumb Sculpture Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Betty Smith, from Lancaster, Texas, creating bread crumb sculptures at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting at a table with a loaf of bread and various craft supplies, including scissors, glue, and small flowers. Festival participants are crowded around the table.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Child Sitting on an Ox]

Description: Photograph of a young festival participant siting on one of the oxen used to pull log wagons at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Holding on to the ox is J.W. Broom, representative of Woodville Dog Wood Festival. Pennant flags are stretched above them and festival booths are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chinese Writing Booth]

Description: Photograph of a Chinese-American man writing a name in Chinese at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is bending over a table to write the name; other Chinese writings and pictures are on the table. A stack of blank paper is also beside him.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Club Members Performing a Lebanese Dance]

Description: Photograph of Ameleb Club members performing a Lebanese dance following the rain shower on the opening day of the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are holding hands and dancing on a designated dance floor. The dancers are not dressed in traditional Lebanese garments, though several of the dancers are wearing rain ponchos. Tarps cover other areas in the background.
Date: September 7, 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Corncob Doll Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Charlene Berryman, from Kingsbury, Texas, making corncob dolls at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting at a table and working with corn and cornhusks. Finished dolls, that are wearing dresses and bonnets, are on the table. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Couple Dancing to Music]

Description: Photograph of Jim Braud and his partner dancing in the Cajun Country section at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The couple is dancing on the designated dance floor; they are both wearing similar white vests and dark slacks. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cowboys Giving Out Free Cowboy Kisses]

Description: Photograph of chuck wagon cook, Tom Perini, leaning over a counter to give a festival participant a free cowboy kiss at the food booth in Cattle Drive Corral during the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The gentleman is wearing a denim shirt, cowboy hat, and leather chaps. The woman is wearing a light floral blouse and dark pants. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Czech Band Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Peppermint Orchestra, a Czech band from Richardson, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The band members are on a small stage and are playing a variety of instruments, including the trumpet, saxophone, accordion, drums, and sousaphone. The members are wearing light shirts and dark slacks; some are also wearing sombreros. There are signs in front of the band that say, "The Peppermint Orch." Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers from SPJST Lodge 84 of Dallas, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Representing Czechfest, the young dancers are performing on a small stage and are wearing what appear to be traditional Czech garments. The dancers have formed two lines and are facing each other; the dancers are holding hands with the person beside them.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers from SPJST Lodge 84 of Dallas, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Representing Czechfest, the young dancers are performing on a small stage and are wearing what appear to be traditional Czech garments. The dancers have partnered off; each set of partners are holding hands. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dancers Performing a Cajun Dance]

Description: Photograph of dancers at a fais do-do in Cajun Country at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The couple in the foreground is clasping hands and appears to be dancing. A band can be seen performing in the background; festival participants are also visible.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dancers Performing a Cajun Dance]

Description: Photograph of dancers at a fais do-do in Cajun Country at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Couples are holding on to each other and appear to be dancing. A band can be seen performing in the background; festival participants are also visible.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dart Game in English Pub]

Description: Photograph of festival participants playing darts inside the English Pub at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. A woman is holding onto a dart with her right hand and is poised to throw it. Other festival participants are visible behind her.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Director Talking to Festival Participants]

Description: Photograph of R. Henderson Shuffler, executive director of the Institute of Texan Cultures, talking to festival participants at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The director appears to be in mid-speech as the small group listens.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Egg Shell Painting Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Karen Sears, from Snyder, Texas, painting egg shells, at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting at a table and painting directly on an egg shell; the table contains a carton of eggs, paint, paintbrushes, and other supplies. Several painted eggs are on display on the table under a glass dome. Festival participants are standing near the table, watching.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[English Pub Booth]

Description: Photograph of the English pub at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is enclosed by walls on all sides; inside of the pub is a booth selling beer, small tables and chairs, festival participants playing darts, and musicians holding instruments. There are festival participants both inside and outside the pub. A sign on the pub says, "A group of enthusiastic British San Antonians."
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[English Pub Booth]

Description: Photograph of workers behind the booth in the English Pub at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. It appears to be raining in the booth as some of the women behind the booth are holding umbrellas and rain ponchos; the top of the bar is also wet. The booth is selling both beer and food; there is a sign that states that English sausage rolls are $.25.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Festival Booths in the Parking Lot]

Description: Photograph of festival booths in the Institute of Texan Cultures parking lot at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The booths are colorful and are covered with a light-weight covering. Colorful pennant streamers attached to the tops of the booths stretch across the parking lots. Festival participants and workers are visible.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Festival Participant Portraying "Mr. Cajun"]

Description: Photograph of Ervin Comeaux portraying "Mr. Cajun" at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The festival participant is wearing a red beret, a red bow tie, and a red vest over a white collared shirt. A crawfish pin is attached to the vest.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Festival Participant Portraying "Mrs. Cajun"]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Ervin Comeaux portraying "Mrs. Cajun" at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The participant is wearing a white blouse with a crawfish pin, a polka dot skirt, and a large hat covered with what appears to be white organza.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections