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[Blindfold Game at the Children's Toyland and Barnyard]

Description: Photograph of a child playing the blindfold game at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a boy is walking underneath an iron hoop, towing a wheelbarrow with a bandanna tied around his head, obscuring his eyes. Crowds of onlookers watch the child compete.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bluegrass Kinfolks at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Bluegrass Kinfolks, from Tuscola, playing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, the members of the band are standing on a stage, playing their instruments into microphones. The man in the foreground plays the violin, followed by a guitar behind him. A string bass is partially visible at the left of the photograph.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bob Ramsey at the 4th AnnualTexas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Bob Ramsey from Hunt, Texas, at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Bob is demonstrating a wild animal call to audience members. A table covered with animal horns separates him from the crowd of spectators.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bob Ramsey Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Bob Ramsay from Hunt, Texas, performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. Bob is a storyteller and demonstrator of wild call animals. In the photograph, Bob is standing in front of a yellow and blue painted board containing photographs of animals, and holding a pair of deer antlers while speaking with a member of the audience.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bocce Ball at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of participants playing a game of bocce ball at the Texas Folklife Festival, sponsored by the Texas Italian Bocce Club members from Montague, Texas. In the photograph, an elder man is tossing a bocce ball into the air. Another man is standing behind him, presumably waiting his turn. Tents and streamers are visible in the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bocce Ball at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of members of the Texas Italian Bocce Club playing a game of bocce at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, four members of the group are facing away from the camera as they toss their bocce balls. Each member wears a matching shirt that says "Montague Texas Italian Bocce Club" across the back in block lettering. Tents and other areas of the festival are visible in the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bongo Joe Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of George Coleman, also known as Bongo Joe, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. George, a steel drum artist, stands behind two large drums wearing a yellow t-shirt and dark-colored pants. Several people watch the performance.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bootsie Ehlers Playing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Bootsie Ehlers playing a bass box at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Bootsie is seated on a bench wearing a short-sleeved buttoned shirt and pants, playing the bass box consisting of a wooden box covered in salt. It is played by rubbing a broom stick across the top.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Buck Schirmer Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Buck Schirmer, an Alsatian accordionist, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in August 1975. In the photograph, Buck is wearing shaded glasses and a fedora with a shirt-sleeved collared shirt. He plays the accordion with his right hand. Participants at the fair follow Buck as he plays.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Buckin' Barrel Game at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a child playing on a buckin' barrel at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a child is straddling a large long with a saddle attached to the top. Her feet are in the stirrups and her hands hold onto the post of the saddle as it rolls off of the log. A man is standing behind her, managing the ropes that hold the log in the air.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Buckin' Barrel Game at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a child playing on a buckin' barrel at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a child is straddling a large long with a saddle attached to the top. Her feet are in the stirrups and her hands hold onto the post of the saddle as it rolls off of the log. A man is standing behind her, managing the ropes that hold the log in the air.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Carolyn Cochran at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Carolyn L. Cochran demonstrating how to make jewelry and other items at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. In the photograph, Carolyn is wearing a shirt and jeans with an embroidered belt. She also has a bandanna tied around her hair. She is working a piece of cloth with her hands. Craft items lie on the table in front of her. Various patterned tapestries are draped around her booth.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Champion Pie-Makers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of champion pie-makers Janet Ince, on the left, and her friend showing participants how to make a yam pie at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. Janet wears a dress with a plaid bodice and gathered sleeves decorated with ric-rac. She smiles as she lifts the pie from the oven. Her friend holds a wooden surface to hold the hot pan.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Chicken Flying Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a Wendish medicine demonstration at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, Emma Wuensche of McDade, Texas, is demonstrating the use of a lebenswecker (used in Wendish folk medicine) to Mary Schimank of Houston, Texas.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Chicken Flying Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a chicken flying contest at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a man is standing on a wooden structure releasing a chicken from his hands. Another man watches at the base of the structure.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Chicken Flying Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a chicken flying contest at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a chicken is flying out of a large mailbox a man had just opened. A canopy and is visible behind the flying bird. The contest was sponsored by Luckenbach's World Fair.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Child Holding Raccoon]

Description: Photograph of a girl holding a pet raccoon at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the girl is seated in a fold-up chair, and cradling the small raccoon against her chest. Various booths and festival participants are visible in the area behind her.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Child Sliding Down Berm at Institute of Texas Cultures]

Description: Color photograph of a young girl sliding down the berm at the Institute of Texas Cultures during the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975 in San Antonio, Texas. The girl in the photograph is tumbling out of a cardboard box and down the grass hill. She is wearing a navy shirt, pale blue shorts, and tan leather sandals.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Item Type: Photograph

[Child Sliding Down Berm at Institute of Texas Cultures]

Description: Color photograph of a young girl sliding down the berm at the Institute of Texas Cultures during the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975 in San Antonio, Texas. The girl in the photograph is tumbling out of a cardboard box and down the grass hill. She is wearing a navy shirt, pale blue shorts, and tan leather sandals.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Synder, Chuck
Item Type: Photograph

[Child Sliding Down Hill at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a child sliding down the hill at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a child is seated with his legs splayed in front of him and his arms outstretched. His mouth is open as if he is yelling. A small cardboard box is in his hand, as if it slid out from under him.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Child Sliding Down Hill at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of children sliding down a hill at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the child in the center in the foreground is sitting inside a cardboard box and holding onto the sides. The child directly behind him and to the right is laying on the ground as her cardboard slides now the hill in front of her. Other children to the left and right are also sliding down the hill.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph