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[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

[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, shakes hands with a man wearing a floral shirt, cowboy hat, and red pants. A woman stands between them, pointing a toy gun at a woman sitting on a concrete barrier in front of her.
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 holds a spoon to another woman's mouth. A woman standing to his right stirs a pot of chili, wearing 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

[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 holds a small bowl of chili. He feeds it to the woman to his left, wearing 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

[Chili Cook-Off]

Description: Photograph of a Chili Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a line of women stand to the right of the Chili Appreciation Society Truck, sampling chili from the Chili Appreciation Society.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chinese Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Chinese Food Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two women stand in front of a wok, cooking Chinese cuisine for festival participants. Both women wear short sleeved dresses and sandals as they cook.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chuck Tate Serving Chili]

Description: Photograph of Chuck Tate serving chili in the Chili Appreciation Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. Chuck wears a green buttoned shirt underneath a red vest covered with various pins and name tags, a cowboy hat and sunglasses. He ladles chili from a large metal pot into a bowl.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Claudia Ball and Berm Dog]

Description: Photograph of Claudia Ball with "Berm Dog," the Institute of Texas Cultures mascot at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Claudia sits in a golf cart with the dog, wearing a denim skirt and a buttoned blouse.
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

[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

[Cow Milking Contest]

Description: Photograph of a cow milking contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two men wearing white shirts with jeans and brown belts lean over cows as they race to milk them completely.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Crabapple Dolls ]

Description: Photograph of a doll-making booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a woman wearing a white shirt and plaid pants leans over a table covered in a quilt, examining a variety of dolls made from fabric and crabapples.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Crawfish Racing]

Description: Photograph of crawfish race at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The head of the crawfish racing leans over the racing table, preparing to release the crawfish 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

[Crawfish Racing Competition]

Description: Photograph of crawfish race at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The head of the crawfish racing leans over the racing table, preparing to release the crawfish 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

[Dancer Teresa Champion]

Description: Photograph of Teresa Champion performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Teresa, a member of Los Flamencos de San Antonio, wears a floor-length floral dress with many layers of tulle ruffles. She holds the layers of her dress with both hands as she twirls around on the stage.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dancing in Cajun Country]

Description: Photograph of Virge T. Williams, also known as Cowboy, dancing in Cajun Country at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Virge wears a cowboy hat, long-sleeve shirt, and denim jeans as he dances with a woman wearing a polka-dotted sleeveless shirt and dark pants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Drop Spinning Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Kathleen Smolik demonstrating drop spinning at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman wears a blue dress with a white apron embroidered with large strawberries. She holds the drop spindle in her hands, spinning fibers into thread.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Drop Spinning Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Kathleen Smolik drop spinning at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Kathleen wears a long floral dress with a long apron tied around her waist. She holds a skein of carded wool in her hand as it is twisted and pulled into yarn with the drop spinner.
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

[Festival Booths]

Description: Photograph of visitors sitting on a hill overlooking the festival booths at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The festival booths are lit up in the evening night, and the Institute of Texas Cultures 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

[Festival Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of the San Antonio Muzzle Loading Association and the Alamo City Highlanders performing a demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The two groups are walking across the hillside outside of the Institute of Texas Cultures. The Alamo City Highlanders are wearing white shirts tucked into red plaid kilts.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections