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[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

[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