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[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

[Jewish Folk Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Jewish folk dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, four women are holding hands as they revolve around a circle. They are wearing matching dresses with floral embroidery around the neck, sleeves, and the hem. They are barefoot as they dance on the concrete parking lot.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]

[Jewish Folk Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Jewish folk dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, four women are holding hands as they revolve around a circle. They are wearing matching dresses with floral embroidery around the neck, sleeves, and the hem. They are barefoot as they dance on the concrete parking lot.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]

[Bayanihan Dancer at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a member of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The performer is kneeling while holding an opened fan in each hand while wearing a long dress with gemstones sewn to the sleeves and hemline. She wears long earrings and a tasseled covering on her head.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]

[Oomph Band Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Luckenbach High School Oomph Band playing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the band members are arranged in rows of five. The front row consists of band members playing the trombone, trumpet, and saxophone, while the next row consists of members playing various drums. The band members are wearing their uniform tops and berets with jeans and boots. An avenue crowded with festival-goers is visible to the right of the band.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]

[Jewish Folk Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Jewish folk dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, four women are holding hands as they revolve around a circle. They are wearing matching dresses with floral embroidery around the neck, sleeves, and the hem. They are barefoot as they dance on the concrete parking lot.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]

[Man Advertising Cowboy Kisses]

Description: Photograph of a cowboy advertising free cowboy kisses in Cattle Drive Corral at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is on top of the bar where beer is being served, squatting down and beckoning someone with his hand. Beside him, are two festival workers, a woman serving beer to a festival visitor and another man serving beer. The two of them are paying attention to what the cowboy is doing. The bar is under a tent decorated with pennant flags advertising Lone Star Beer.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]

[Tigua Indian Preparing Skillet Bread]

Description: Photograph of a Tigua Indian preparing skillet bread at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The man is bending down and looking at the skillet, which is placed on top of a pile of large stones. The stones are to the side of the beehive oven (horno) that is used to bake bread.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Jewelry Booth]

Description: Photograph of the view from behind the china jewelry booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. A woman is standing on one side of the table displaying the jewelry painted by Paula Tucker, from Bryan, Texas; several festival participants are standing on the other side of the table, viewing and trying on the jewelry. The woman in front is trying on a painted-china ring.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Singers from the Kinder Choir Performing]

Description: Photograph of stage emcee, Robert Thonoff, holding an umbrella over singers from the Kinder Choir, representing New Braunfels Wurstfest, at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The two young musicians are singing into a microphone, with the young girl standing on a chair. Accordionist, Ed Kadlecek, is also standing in front of a microphone with an accordion; he appears to be singing.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Jewelry Booth]

Description: Photograph of festival participants looking at china jewelry painted by Paula Tucker, from Bryan, Texas, at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The hand-painted jewelry is displayed on the table; several visitors are looking down at the jewelry. A woman is standing inside the booth.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Woman Making Doll]

Description: Photograph of Emma M. Oettinger, from San Antonio, making a doll in "Grandma's Workshop" at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The woman is sitting on a chair and working on what appears to be a sock monkey. A table with other craft work is visible behind her.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[English Pub Booth]

Description: Photograph of the English pub at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is enclosed by walls on all sides; inside of the pub is a booth selling beer, small tables and chairs, festival participants playing darts, and musicians holding instruments. There are festival participants both inside and outside the pub. A sign on the pub says, "A group of enthusiastic British San Antonians."
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Wet-Plate Photography Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Howard E. Hilliard, from Houston, Texas, demonstrating wet-plate photography at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The man is sitting at a table and working over the flame of a kerosene lantern. Several supplies are on the table. Other festival participants are standing near the table.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Man Forging Knives]

Description: Photograph of Donald Hastings, from Palestine, Texas, forging knives at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The man is pounding what appears to be a knife on an anvil. Festival participants are standing behind the makeshift wall.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Mule-Powered Cane Mill]

Description: Photograph of a mule-powered cane mill producing syrup from sugarcane at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. It appears that the mule is walking around in a circle, guiding long sticks to generate power; a man is guiding the process. Several piles of what appear to be sugarcane are on the ground. Festival participants and other booths are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Corncob Doll Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Charlene Berryman, from Kingsbury, Texas, making corncob dolls at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting at a table and working with corn and cornhusks. Finished dolls, that are wearing dresses and bonnets, are on the table. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Drop Spinning at the 4th Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Alice Allen from Fritch, Texas, demonstrating drop spinning at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, Alice is sitting on a table in front of fair participants, holding fibers in one hand and creating thread with the other. She wears a checkered dress and a large bow in her hair. Yarn spools are visible to the right of Alice.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]