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[Blacksmithing Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Basil Garcia, a blacksmith, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Basil wears a denim shirt and jeans as he works at his blacksmithing station, demonstrating his craft to festival participant.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Blue Grass Kinfolk]

Description: Photograph of the band Blue Grass Kinfolk performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The four male members of the band play either the banjo, the guitar, or violin as they stand towards the front edge of the stage. A woman playing the base stands behind them. She wears a red checkered dress.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Blue Grass Kinfolk Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Blue Grass Kinfolk performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The four band members, three men and one woman, play the guitar, violin, and cello underneath a large awning.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bob Murphey Telling A Story]

Description: Photograph of Bob Murphey telling a story at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bob wears a straw hat and a denim shirt with a purple and white name tag attached to the front.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bob Murphey, Texas Storyteller]

Description: Photograph of Bob Murphey, a storyteller from East Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bob performs on a stage, speaking into a microphone, and wearing a cowboy hat with a short-sleeved denim shirt.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bocce Ball Competition]

Description: Photograph of festival participants playing bocce at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a crowd of festival participants stand around the grassy playing field, watching the game commence. To the right of the field, a woman leans on one knee as she rolls a bocce ball towards the target.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bocce Ball Competition]

Description: Photograph of festival participants playing bocce at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a crowd of festival participants stand around the grassy playing field, watching the game. One man, a participant in the game, stands to the left front of the field as he throws his bocce ball towards the intended target.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bocce Ball Game]

Description: Photograph of festival participants playing bocce at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a crowd of festival participants stand around the grassy playing field, watching the game. In the center of the field, a woman rolls the bocce ball towards the intended target, wearing a t-shirt and jeans.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boerne Village Band]

Description: Photograph of the Boerne Village Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The German Band sits in a semicircle, performing on a grey stage covered in red, yellow and green bunting.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boerne Village Band]

Description: Photograph of the Boerne Village Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The German Band sits in folding chair, playing wind instruments for a crowd of festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boerne Village Band Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Boerne Village Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The German Band sits in a semicircle, performing on a grey stage covered in red, yellow and green bunting, while a crowd of festival-participants watch.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Brewing Booth]

Description: Photograph of Floyd Schneider teaching brewing techniques at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Floyd sits in a chair wearing a straw hat and a white shirt, pointing to a chart on the wall titled "The Art of Brewing," and speaking to festival participants about the art of brewing beer.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Broad Ax Timber Shaping]

Description: Photograph of Rick Smith timber shaping at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Rick stands on a large log, raising an axe in the air before bringing it down on a large piece of timber. Rick wears a striped shirt with jeans, suede boots, and a blue hat.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Buckin' Barrel Game]

Description: Photograph of a child playing on the buckin' barrel at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The buckin' barrel consists of horse saddle secured to a hollowed out log. Four thick ropes secured underneath the log. Two men move the ropes up and down, in an attempt to buck the festival participant off his mount.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cajun Country Crawfish Race]

Description: Photograph of crawfish race participants at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The race participants put Louisiana hot sauce on the crawfish before they race, as a large crowd of festival participants watch.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cajun Gumbo]

Description: Photograph of a man preparing Cajun gumbo at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He uses a long wooden spoon to stir a large iron pot of vegetables and seafood. A large crowd of festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cane Mill at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Jerry Young feeding cane into the cane mill at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jerry wears a denim shirt and khaki pants with a tan cowboy hat. In the background, a pair of oxen give festival participants rides around the festival.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chalupa Preparation]

Description: Photograph of festival participants preparing chalupas in the Mexican Food Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A woman wearing a polka dotted blouse and denim skirt wears plastic gloves over her hands as she puts meat on a baked tortilla. Next to her, a man wearing a red, white and blue hat with a blue shirt and jeans, puts lettuce and tomatoes on a baked tortilla.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chicken Flying Contest]

Description: Photograph of a chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A large crowd of festival participants crowd around a large wooden catapult used for shooting chickens into the air.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chicken Flying Contest]

Description: Photograph of a woman holding her entry for the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman wears black framed glasses with long earrings, a short-sleeved shirt and pants. She holds a chicken in her hands, decorated with rhinestones.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Child Playing With Hoops]

Description: Photograph of a girl from the Alabama-Coushatta Native American tribe playing with large red hoops at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The girl wears a blue striped swimsuit top with a red bow, pink shorts, and floral print shoes.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chili Apprecation Society Games]

Description: Photograph of contest at the Chili Appreciation Society Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A line of women attempt to push a ball towards the finish line without using their hands. The Chili Appreciation Society Truck is visible in the background.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chili Appreciation Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Chili Appreciation Society booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The festival booth features a rusted truck with a sign painted on the side reading "Chili Wagon." Various kinds of chili in large metal pots sit on tables were placed underneath bright streamers.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chili Appreciation Society Members]

Description: Photograph of members of the San Antonio Pod of the Chili Appreciation International Society at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man wearing a pair of denim overalls over a yellow shirt with a red bandanna tied around his neck and a hat decorated with feathers holding a small bowl of chili. To his left, a woman wears a denim shirt with a red bandanna and a black hat.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections