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[Jethro Holmes and His Ox]

Description: Photograph of Jethro Holmes and his ox at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jethro wears a a cowboy hat with a denim shirt, jeans, and a bow tie. He rests one arm on his black and white ox standing to his left.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jethro Holmes and His Ox]

Description: Photograph of Jethro Holmes and his ox at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jethro wears a cowboy hat with a denim shirt, jeans, and a bow tie. He rests one arm on the black and white ox standing to his left, and one arm on his hip.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Belgian Bolls Game]

Description: Photograph of festival participants playing Belgian bolls at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man is leaning towards a target wearing a white collared shirt and plaid pants, throwing a ball towards a small box in the corner of a booth.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Harris Family Singers]

Description: Photograph of the Singing Harris family performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band, consisting of two girls, a boy, and their dad, perform on stage in front of festival participants. The two girls and their dad sing while the boy plays the electric guitar.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Costumes]

Description: Photograph of members of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe preparing costumes for a dance demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a small boy wears traditional Native-American dance regalia as a woman leans over his fur boot, attaching bells to his costume.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jerry Perritte Vocal Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Singing Harris family performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band, consisting of two girls, a boy, and their dad, Jerry Perritte, perform on stage in front of festival participants. The two girls and their dad sing while the boy plays the electric guitar.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Rawhide Rope Making]

Description: Photograph of T.R. Pate demonstrating rawhide rope making at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. T.R., also known as Rowdy, holds a cigarette between his teeth as he braids rawhide into a rope, wearing a black cowboy hat, a white flannel shirt, and denim jeans.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Harris Family Singers Pianist]

Description: Photograph of a pianist accompanying the Harris Family Singers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The pianist, from Lufkin, Texas, wears a short-sleeved dress with light-colored sandals. She sings into a microphone in front of festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Willie Champion playing Flamenco guitar]

Description: Photograph of Willie "El Curro" Champion, a Flamenco guitarist, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. "El Curro" performs on-stage in front of a large crowd. He rests one foot on a wooden chair as he plays into a microphone. He is wearing a floral shirt, dark pants and sunglasses.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Feather Headdress Making]

Description: Photograph of a woman making a feathered headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman, a member of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe, ties together the intricate bead and feather design.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Joe Bowman, Precision Shooter]

Description: Photograph of Joe Bowman, a precision shooter demonstrating his technique at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Joe wears a tan shirt with brown fringe, a cowboy hat, white jeans, boots, and a leather holster. He holds a pistol in his hand.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Singing Harris Family Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Singing Harris Family performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two girls and a man sing into microphones on a grey stage during a night time performance, while a second man plays the electric guitar behind them. The girls wear white skirts with light blue shirts, while the man wears denim pants and a blue plaid shirt.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Russian Folk Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Russian folk dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man and a woman dance together on a stage wearing traditionally Russian clothing. The woman wears a white ruffled shirt tucked into a red skirt with a lace-up vest and flowers in her hair. The man wears a white linen shirt with floral ribbon embroidered across the sleeves and wrist.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear intricate headdresses, belts, and boots as they perform on a grassy area for festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Virge T. Williams With His Hog Dogs]

Description: Photograph of Virge T. Williams, also known as Cowboy, with his hog dogs at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Virge kneels in the grass in front of the hog dogs' crate, petting one of them while the other stands to the right.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pottery Sale]

Description: Photograph of a pottery selling booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man wearing a striped shirt and beaded headband stands behind a large table full of earthenware and handmade pottery in shades of blue, brown and grey. Colorful fabric shades the booth from the sun.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Tony Fill Fenoglio Holding a Watermelon]

Description: Photograph of Tony Fill Fenoglio holding a large melon, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Tony, the coordinator of the Montague Texas Italian Bocce Club, wears a bandanna around his head, square glasses, and a bocce club shirt.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pysanky Easter Egg Painting]

Description: Photograph of Pysanky Easter egg painting at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two men and a woman dressed in traditional Russian clothing stand behind jars of colored glazed used for egg painting. Colorful banners cover the festival booths from the sun.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Middle-Eastern Dance Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a Middle-Eastern dance demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancer stands between four men as she demonstrates how to perform a specific dance. They imitate her movements for a large crowd of festival participants who surround the stage.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sourdough Biscuit Making]

Description: Photograph of Cliff Teinart making sourdough biscuits at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Cliff wears a floral shirt with a white bandanna tied around his neck, a tan cowboy hat, and denim jeans. He rolls a ball of dough in his hands, forming a roll from the large amount of dough in a bowl on the table in front of him.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Claudia Ball With A Hawk]

Description: Photograph of Claudia Ball, the director of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Claudia wears a straw sunhat and a patterned shirt as a hawk balances on her wrist.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Honey Tasting]

Description: Photograph of festival participants in the Honey Hut at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a boy is sampling a spoonful of honey. A man stands to his left examining the combs the honey came from. A glass case of honeybees 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

[Cliff Teinart Making Sourdough Biscuits]

Description: Photograph of Cliff Teinart making sourdough biscuits at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Cliff wears a floral shirt with a white bandanna tied around his neck, a tan cowboy hat, and denim jeans. He rolls a ball of dough in his hands, forming a roll from the large amount of dough in a bowl on the table in front of him.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Russian Folk Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Russian folk dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man and a woman dance together on a stage wearing traditionally Russian clothing. The woman wears a white ruffled shirt tucked into a red skirt with a lace-up vest and flowers in her hair. The man wears a white linen shirt with floral ribbon embroidered across the sleeves and wrist.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections