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[Corn Shucking Contest]

Description: Photograph of a boy participating in a corn shucking contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The boy holds a kernel of corn against his chest as he pulls the shuck away with his left hand. Festival participants stand behind the boy, watching the progress of the competition.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[Corncob Dolls]

Description: Photograph of women showing young girls how to make corncob dolls at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two women volunteers are seated at a table and the girls are standing on the other side of the table, holding corncobs and watching the older women make the dolls. A variety of materials are laid out on the table, including corncobs, fabric and yarn.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Cornmeal Hoecakes]

Description: Photograph of a child cooking a cornmeal hoecake at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The girl wears a white shirt painted with watermelon slices and denim shorts. She holds the hoe over an area of hot coals as the cake cooks. The event was sponsored by the Cisco Civic League Booth.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Costumed Hostesses in Gilmer Yamboree Booth]

Description: Photograph of three costumed hostesses at the Yamboree booth, representatives of the Gilmer Yamboree, selling slices of yam pie at the Texas Folklife Festival. The women are dressed in pioneer style dresses and are standing behind a counter talking to a female festival visitor. Two women, also in pioneer costumes, are visible near the back of the booth. A small sign on the right side of the booth is displayed on a post and says, "Eat More Possum".
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Country Cloggers and Buck Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Country Cloggers and Buck Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. Girls in short skirts and suspenders are dancing and clapping. They are all wearing star-spangled neck ties. Two girls near the center are dancing around each other making a lassoing gesture while the others are lined up at the back of the dancefloor clapping.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph

[Country Cloggers & Buck Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Country Cloggers & Buck Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the foreground, a couple is dancing. The woman is on the right, wearing a knee-length blue skirt with a thick red petticoat. Her blouse has a red bandana pattern. The man is on the left wearing a red shirt with the same bandana pattern and jeans. In the background other couples from the group are visible.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph

[Couple Dancing to Music]

Description: Photograph of Jim Braud and his partner dancing in the Cajun Country section at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The couple is dancing on the designated dance floor; they are both wearing similar white vests and dark slacks. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Couple Dancing to the Music of Wurstfest Opa Band]

Description: Photograph of an elderly couple dancing together to the music of the Wurstfest Opa Band at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The couple is dressed in traditional German lederhosen. The man is on the right, wearing an Alpine hat and glasses. The woman, on the left, is also wearing glasses and has short gray hair.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Couple Dancing to Wence Shimek Polka Band]

Description: Photograph of a couple dancing to the music of Wence Shimek Polka Band, from Lavaca County, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Both of them are wearing plaid shirts and dark pants, and the man is wearing a cowboy hat. The band is partially visible onstage in the background.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[A Couple from Country Cloggers & Buck Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Country Cloggers & Buck Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the foreground, a couple is dancing. The woman is on the right, wearing a knee-length blue skirt with a thick red petticoat. Her blouse has a red bandana pattern. The man is on the left wearing a red shirt with the same bandana pattern and jeans. Their right hands are joined and they are kicking back their right foot. In the background other couples from the group are visible.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph

[Couples Dancing to the Music of Wurstfest Opa Band]

Description: Photograph of couples dancing to the music of the Wurstfest Opa Band at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The couples are dressed in traditional German lederhosen. One couple is dancing side by side in the foreground and other couples are visible behind them to the right. Many festival visitors are in the background, watching from the side of the stage.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Coupon Booth on the Veranda]

Description: Photograph of a coupon booth on the veranda of the Institute of Texan Cultures and the first annual Texas Folklife Festival. Numerous people are walking around on the veranda. One man has stopped at the coupon booth where two women are working. The booth has a red, yellow, and orange, umbrella covering with a sign that says "Coupons twenty-five cents"
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Cow Calling Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of representatives of the National Cow Calling Championship from Miami, Texas onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. On the right side of the stage a woman behind a microphone is cupping her hands around her mouth, demonstrating a cow call. Another woman stands behind her. On the left side of the stage, three men in cowboy hats are watching the woman by the microphone. In front of the stage, a few spectators are sitting on the ground.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Cow Chip Tossing Contest at Chili Appreciation Society Booth]

Description: Photograph of woman participating in the cow chip tossing contest at the Chili Appreciation Society booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a cowboy hat with a raccoon tail, a bandana, a tattered blouse, a tattered skirt, an apron, and black cowboy boots. She is on the right, tossing the cow chip to the left. A man on the left is taking a photograph of her. Other spectators are gathered around the area.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Cowboy Beans at the Chuck Wagon]

Description: Photograph of a man preparing cowboy beans at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He stands in a grassy area surrounded by small scrub trees, stirring a huge pot of beans with a large wooden stick. The man wears a cowboy hat and a long-sleeve collared shirt, tucked into jeans.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboy Bill Crockery Demonstrating Lasso Techniques]

Description: Photograph of "Cowboy" Bill Corkery demonstrating rope techniques to children at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Bill is standing in a grassy area wearing blue jeans and a blue shirt, cowboy hat and tan belt. He is twirling a piece of rope tied into a circle with one hand. Three girls to his left and one boy to his right are learning the technique. Participants of the festival are visible behind Bill.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboy Cook Tending Beef]

Description: Photograph of a cowboy cook tending beef on an open pit grill in Cattle Drive Corral at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a white cowboy hat, blue collared shirt, jeans and boots. He is prodding a large cut of beef with a pitchfork. The grill contains around twenty large pieces of meat. In the background behind a ranch fence is a grassy expanse with a couple of trees.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboy Grilling Beef]

Description: Photograph of a cowboy cook flipping large cuts of beef in Cattle Drive Corral at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is flipping the beef with a pitchfork over an open pit grill. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a bandana, a white shirt, and brown chaps. Behind him is a red chuck wagon.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboy in a Covered Wagon]

Description: Photograph of Cliff Teinert, director of the range cooks in Cattle Drive Corral, sitting in a red chuck wagon at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a white cowboy hat, collared shirt, jeans and boots, sitting at the front of the wagon and holding the reins.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboy Kissing a Woman]

Description: Photograph of Tom Perini, from Buffalo Gap, giving a female festival visitor a free cowboy kiss offered in Cattle Drive Corral at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is dressed as a cowboy, wearing a beige cowboy hat, red bandana, blue shirt, and jeans. He has one arm around the woman, while he holds a sourdough biscuit in the other. People watching in the background are smiling, amused by the scene.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboy Resting in the Shade]

Description: Photograph of Cattle Drive Corral featuring cowboy cooks from ranches across the state, serving food from chuck wagons at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the middle ground, the back panel of a chuck wagon is folded down to form a table, revealing shelves on the interior of the wagon. Under the table, a cowboy is relaxing, sitting with his legs crossed and leaning against the support beam of the fold-down table. In the background, people are preparing food. Out of focus in the very near foreground, a wooden ranch-style fence is visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboy Serving Biscuits]

Description: Photograph of a cowboy serving sourdough biscuits in Cattle Drive Corral at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the middleground of the photo, the cowboy is handing biscuits to a female festival visitor who is standing outside the booth. In front of them, a dutch oven full of biscuits is resting on the counter. Behind them, other festival visitors and cowboys are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph