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[1929 Club Members of Fox Hunt Hollies]

Description: Color photograph of the 1929 Club Members of the Fox Hunt Hollies, a musical performance group, singing at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. Three women and two men are wearing historical dress from the 1920's, including flapper dresses, beaded headbands, and polka-dotted bow ties. Each member of the group is playing a ukulele.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Gonzalez, Jesse
Item Type: Photograph

[1929 Club Members of Fox Hunt Hollies at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of the 1929 Club Members of the Fox Hunt Hollies, a musical performance group, singing at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. Three women and two men are wearing historical dress from the 1920's, including flapper dresses, beaded headbands, and polka-dotted bow ties. Each member of the group is playing a ukulele.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Gonzalez, Jesse
Item Type: Photograph

[Accordionist at Polish Booth]

Description: Photograph of a male accordionist performing in the Polish booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is looking at the camera and leaning backwards as he plays his black and white accordion. He is wearing a patterned head wrap and a black vest with red, green and yellow detail. A sign behind him says, "Only 6 tickets, Polish Sausage".
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Alabama-Coushatta dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Standing on the left are three boys in traditional clothing: fluffy fur boots, red and orange shirts and skirts, beaded sashes, and fans of feathers on their backs. A young girl is standing in the middle wearing pigtails, and a brown blouse and skirt with yellow and orange trim. On the right is a woman in a green dress with orange and yellow trim, wearing a beaded crown and a sash that says, "Pow Wow Princess".
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[American Honey Princess at Beekeeper's Booth]

Description: Photograph of the American Honey Princess giving samples of honey in the beekeeper's booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is standing in the left foreground giving a spoonful of honey to a festival visitor to sample. She is wearing a white dress, a tiara, and a sash displaying her title. An assortment of honey jars are displayed on the table in front of her. In the middle ground, another woman behind the booth is giving a sample to another visitor.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Claudia Ball with O. T. Baker at Smokehouse]

Description: Photograph of festival director Claudia Ball with former director O. T. Baker at the Smokehouse at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Ball is on the left wearing a wide-brim hat and shirt patterned with an old packaging label for "hominy grits." Baker, on the right, is wearing a cowboy hat, big glasses and a button-up shirt.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[David Beck in Castroville Alsatian Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of David Beck slicing sausage in Castroville Alsatian food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is wearing a Castroville trucker hat, a white shirt with a patterned vest, and an apron.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Jack Pirtle, Whitling Instructor]

Description: Photograph of Jack Pirtle, whittling instructor from Cherokee County, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He has curly hair and a mustache, and is wearing round glasses and a t-shirt that says, "Whittling is fun!"
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alfred M. Soderstrom Dressed as Viking]

Description: Photograph of Alfred M. Soderstrom at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. Dressed as a Viking, he prepares bif-bostok at the Swedish booth. His tunic is green, his tights are red, and he is wearing a viking helmet. Large brown bags are stacked on the right.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Band Performing at Festival]

Description: Photograph of Dallas Roy, guitarist with the Jackie Callier and Rambling Aces Band, playing in the Cajun Country section at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in front of a microphone and appears to be singing while playing the guitar. Other musicians are in the back playing the accordion and the guitar. There are several speakers set up around the band. The musicians in the band are all wearing red and white tops with white vests and caps. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Booth Selling Cajun Souvenirs]

Description: Photograph of a booth selling Cajun souvenirs at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. W.T. Oliver (right), co-chairman of Cajun Country, is standing in front of the booth, shaking hands with a festival participant. Several participants are behind the booth, selling crawfish pins for $1.75 and Cajun t-shirts for $2.50.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Boys in Corn Crib]

Description: Photograph of two young boys in the corn crib in the "Corn Shuckin'" area at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The young boys are kneeling on the ground which is covered in corn husks. A cardboard box is on the ground in front of them, and one boy appears to be taking out an ear of corn from the box.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboys Giving Out Free Cowboy Kisses]

Description: Photograph of chuck wagon cook, Tom Perini, leaning over a counter to give a festival participant a free cowboy kiss at the food booth in Cattle Drive Corral during the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The gentleman is wearing a denim shirt, cowboy hat, and leather chaps. The woman is wearing a light floral blouse and dark pants. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Festival Participants Drying Off]

Description: Photograph of chuck wagon cooks drying off in their food booth following a rain shower from Hurricane Delia at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Tom Perini is on the left and Robert Williams is on the right. The gentlemen, wearing denim shirts, cowboy hats, and leather chaps, are standing with their arms around each other. A green tarp covers the food booth.
Date: September 7, 1973
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Festival Participants Falling in the Mud]

Description: Photograph of festival participants following a rain shower from Hurricane Delia on opening day of the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several people, including chuck wagon cooks, Tom Perini (left) and Robert Williams, are falling into the puddles and mud, causing water to splash up. Festival booths are visible around them.
Date: September 7, 1973
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[German Folk Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Cameron German Folk Dancers performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are partnered off and are clasping hands. The men are wearing lederhosen and the women are wearing red and yellow skirts. They are performing on a parking lot as festival participants watch.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Irene Stephan at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Irene Stephan from McAllen, Texas, demonstrating classical Japanese dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the girl is wearing a traditional kimono with a red and white checkered belt. A crowd of people are watching the dance around the square of concrete.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Men Oustide of a Representation of a 19th Century House]

Description: Photograph of Bill Hunter, Dr. Sean Burke, and state leaders of the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The men are in front of a structure representing a 19th century house in the Irish Flat neighborhood of San Antonio. Festival booths and other participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Native Americans Pounding Corn]

Description: Photograph of Darby Battise, member of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe of Texas, pounding corn in a corn mill at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Situated in the Indian Village, the young tribe member is pounding the corn using a tree branch in a corn mill made from a tree trunk with a hollowed out opening. Another young participant is watching this process. They are standing in front of a tall fence and other festival participants are visible sitting in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Participants at Metal Craft Booth]

Description: Photograph of V.H. "Blackie" Chapple standing behind a booth featuring metal crafts at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. On the other side of the booth is a young man with several small children looking at the metal crafts, which include several figurines and a covered wagon. The man has an infant sitting in a carrier on his back.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Participants Offering Free Cowgirl Kisses]

Description: Photograph of festival participants holding up a sign that says, "Free Cowgirl Kisses, No Purchase Necessary," at a beer booth in Cattle Drive Corral during the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The women are standing behind a counter and smiling.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Representatives of the Dallas Inter-Tribal Council]

Description: Photograph of Representatives of the Dallas Inter-Tribal Council at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. The men and women are standing outside and are wearing traditional Native American dress. A large animal-hide drum reading "Dallas Inter-Tribal Center" is in front of the dancers.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Rev. John J. Socha with Members of the Wendish Choir]

Description: Photograph of Reverend John J. Socha with members of the Wendish Choir at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. Socha is standing at a microphone on an outdoor stage. The Wendish Choir is standing behind him. Socha is wearing blue pants with red and blue stripes on the sides, a white shirt, black vest, and a white hat with a blue feather. The women of the choir are wearing traditional Wendish folk dresses. The men are wearing dark slacks and white shirts.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Rev. John J. Socha with Members of the Wendish Choir]

Description: Photograph of Reverend John J. Socha with members of the Wendish Choir at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. Socha is standing on the right behind a microphone on an outdoor stage. Men from the Wendish Choir are standing to the left behind microphones. Socha is wearing blue pants with red and blue stripes on the sides, a white shirt, black vest, and a white hat with a blue feather. The men of the choir are wearing dark slacks, white shirts, and red bow ties. All are holding pieces of paper.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph