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[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

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]

Description: Photograph of the Alabama-Coushatta Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear traditional Native-American clothing as they dance on a grey stage in front of 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

[Alabama-Coushatta Headdress]

Description: Photograph of a man making a headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man, a member of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe, sits in a chair with a dark-colored sleeveless shirt and white pants, attaching feathers to a circular disk.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Antique Corn Sheller]

Description: Photograph of a child using an antique corn sheller at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The boy leans over a wooden trough full of corn. He cranks the sheller as several festival participants watch.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Arnold Griffin Teaching Log Sawing]

Description: Photograph of Arnold Griffin teaching children how to saw a log at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Arnold holds onto the middle of the saw, guiding it through the wood as two boys hold onto handles on opposite sides. the sawing demonstration takes place in the front yard surrounding a small wooden house.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Artificial Flower Bouquets]

Description: Photograph of artificial flower making at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a woman stands behind a festival booth, arranging artificial floral bouquets in brown wicker baskets.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Artificial Flower Making]

Description: Photograph of artificial flower making at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a woman sits inside a festival booth, delicately painting the inside of a plastic flower. Several finished flowers are secured in floral foam on the front table of the booth.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Band Playing in Cajun Country]

Description: Photograph of a band performing in "Cajun Country" at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band performs on a stage outside of the Institute of Texas Cultures. The band members include a violinist, a guitarist, an accordion player, and a steel guitarist.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Barn Raising Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Arnold Griffin demonstrating barn raising at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Arnold leans against the wooden frame of the barn holding a large saw in his hands, wearing a straw cowboy hat, tan shirt, and khaki pants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bass Box Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of the Hoboes bass box player Bootsie Ehler playing the musical instrument a festival participant. Bootsie and his guest use brooms to make noise on a wooden board covered with salt. The four other members of the band stand around the bass box players, accompanying them with three trumpets and a guitar.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bass Box Playing]

Description: Photograph of the Czech musical group, the Hoboes, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a member of the audience is being boosted on the stage by another audience member, in order to play the bass box. The woman is wearing a red shirt tucked into a denim skirt, and brown sandals.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Batik Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Batik lessons at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A long table is set up with cloth, string, and bowls of water for festival participants to learn the art of batik, and Indonesian form of embroidery. A woman wearing a bandanna around her head and an embroidered dress works on a piece of batik with the help of an instructor.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Batik School]

Description: Photograph of Batik lessons at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A long table is set up with cloth, string, and bowls of water for festival participants to learn the art of batik, and Indonesian form of embroidery. Several women sit at the table working on their individual pieces of embroidery.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
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

[Belgian Mast Climbing]

Description: Photograph of a Belgian mast climbing competition at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a crowd of festival participants watch a boy climb a tall poll in the center of the crowd. The boy, wearing a white shirt, jeans, and tennis shoes, reaches toward a bell secured to the top of the pole. Colorful streamers decorate the area and the booths around it.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Belgian Mast Climbing Competition]

Description: Photograph of a Belgian mast climbing competition at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a crowd of festival participants watch a boy climb a tall poll in the center of the crowd. The boy, wearing a white shirt, jeans, and tennis shoes, reaches toward a bell secured to the top of the pole. Colorful streamers decorate the area and the booths around it.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Belgian Mast Climbing Competition]

Description: Photograph of a Belgian mast climbing competition at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a crowd of festival participants watch a boy climb a tall poll in the center of the crowd. The boy, wearing a white shirt, jeans, and tennis shoes, reaches toward a bell secured to the top of the pole. Colorful streamers decorate the area and the booths around it.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Belgian Mast Climbing Competition]

Description: Photograph of a Belgian mast climbing competition at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a crowd of festival participants watch a boy climb a tall poll in the center of the crowd. The boy, wearing a white shirt, jeans, and boots, clings to the pole with two hands as his legs dangle free. Colorful streamers decorate the area and the booths around it.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bill Corkery Making Adobe]

Description: Photograph of Bill Corkery demonstrating how to make adobe at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bill leans over the pit of adobe, breaking weeds over the mixture, wearing a straw hat, a blue checkered shirt, denim jeans, and brown leather boots. Festival participants watch him as he makes the adobe.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bill Lindig Splitting Shingles]

Description: Photograph of Bill Lindig splitting shingles at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bill straddles a sawhorse as he cuts shingles from a block of wood. Festival participants are visible in the background, interacting with festival booths and watching festival demonstrations.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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