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[Man Shoveling Coals to Cook Corn on the Cob]

Description: Photograph of a young man shoveling coals to fuel large boiling pots of corn on the cob in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing an apron and standing to the right of three large black pots sitting on coal furnaces. Some of them are steaming or smoking. Standing next to him are two other workers, also in white aprons. Behind them are several boxes of corn prepared and ready for festival visitors.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Slicing Bread]

Description: Photograph of a man slicing Irish bread in the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The bread is resting on a cutting board on a table in front of him. The man is wearing a navy, short-sleeved, collared shirt with white pants, sunglasses and a baseball cap.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Slicing Watermelon]

Description: Photograph of members of the San Antonio Conservation Society serving watermelon in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival. One man slices a watermelon with a large knife while another volunteer beside him watches. Behind them, a woman is arranging the slices on the table. A smiling boy sits in front of the table, watching the men prepare the watermelon.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Speaking at the Opening Ceremony]

Description: Color photograph of a man standing behind a podium with a microphone pointed at him. He is identified as Jack Maguire, the executive director of the Institute of Texan Cultures; he is speaking at the opening ceremony of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Behind him is a partially visible crowd of people.
Date: August 3, 1978
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Spitting Tobacco]

Description: Photograph of a man competing in the State Tobacco Spitting Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a paper "Red Man" bib, he is forcefully spitting to achieve the highest distance possible.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Spitting Watermelon Seeds in a Contest]

Description: Slide of people spectating a man participating in the Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest as sponsored by Lulling Watermelon Thump at the Texas Folklife Festival. The man is standing on the grass behind a plastic tarp on the ground and spitting watermelon seeds over it.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Splitting Shingles]

Description: Photograph of a man splitting shingles at the Texas Folklife Festival. With a wooden mallet he is hammering a froe blade into the wood, separating it with the direction of the grain into long flat pieces. Kneeling on the ground, he is wearing overalls and a peach-colored shirt.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Splitting Shingles]

Description: Color photograph of a man in the act of splitting shingles at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is seated on a tree trunk and is bent over a pile of wood. He has a pipe in his mouth and is wearing a straw hat. A few people behind him watch him work.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Splitting Shingles with a Froe]

Description: Photograph of a man splitting shingles at the Texas Folklife Festival. With a froe he is separating a block of wood with the direction of the grain into long flat pieces. Kneeling on the ground, he is wearing overalls and a peach-colored shirt.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Standing in Polish Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Polish booth and exhibit at the Texas Folklife Festival. A man, visible through an open doorway, is standing in a room that has been temporarily constructed as part of the Polish exhibit. He is wearing a light-colored shirt and pants, a long vest, and a brimmed hat. Visible inside the room is a wooden table and two chairs, a surface covered with a decorated tablecloth, a chandelier, and a window on the far wall. Outside the room, small leaves have been painted above and on the doorway.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Standing Next to Bear Carving]

Description: Photograph of a man standing next to a bear carving at the Texas Folklife Festival. Below the carving is a sign that says, "Wildlife Prints." The man is to the right of it, wearing a peach shirt and a straw cowboy hat. In the image, the bear has just killed a deer and is looming over it in a mountainous landscape.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Stirring Syrup]

Description: Photograph of a festival participant stirring syrup in a large pan at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The long rectangular pan is on top of a furnace; he is stirring the syrup with what appears to be a long stick. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Stretching Hides]

Description: Color photograph of a man identified as Max "Trapper Max" Deike, seated amongst bales of hay at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is stretching hides using wooden boards and a metal tool. A few hides hang behind him.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Stuffing German Sausage]

Description: Color photograph of a man identified as Rocky Tays, who is affiliated with New Braunfels Wurstfest. He is wearing a Bavarian hat, a festive vest, and an apron. He is holding up a sausage that he has just finished preparing. On the table before him are more finished sausages and a cast iron sausage maker. A few people are visible gathered behind him to watch under the tent overhead, which is made of vibrant red, yellow, and orange cloths. His live demonstration is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Stuffing German Sausage]

Description: Color photograph of a man, identified as Rocky Tays, making German sausage in a live demonstration at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is kneading meat in preparation to stuff the sausage. Mason jars full of spices and seasonings sit on the wooden cooking board; a bowl of sausage skins is nearby. Rocky Tays is affiliated with New Braunfels Wurstfest; he is wearing a Bavarian-style hat as well as a festive vest over his apron. A large crowd has gathered around his table to watch him work.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Stuffing German Sausage]

Description: Color photograph of a man identified as Rocky Tays, who is affiliated with New Braunfels Wurstfest. He is wearing a Bavarian hat, a festive vest, and an apron. He is stuffing German sausages using a cast iron sausage stuffing machine. A few people are visible gathered behind him to watch. The tent overhead is made of vibrant red, yellow, and orange cloths. His live demonstration is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Stuffing German Sausage]

Description: Color photograph of a man identified as Rocky Tays, who is affiliated with New Braunfels Wurstfest. He is wearing a Bavarian hat, a festive vest, and an apron. He is stuffing German sausages that are stringed together; a long, wooden bowl full of meat and mason jars full of spices are on the table next to the sausages. A crowd is gathered to the side to watch him at work. The tent overhead his table is made of vibrant red, orange, and yellow cloths. His live demonstration is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Talking About Duck and Geese Hunting]

Description: Photograph of O. D. LaBove, from Sabine Pass, speaking to a crowd about duck and geese hunting at the Texas Folklife Festival. LaBove is on the left side of the photograph, standing at the bottom of a hill between a cluster of reeds and a brown wooden panel. He has a rifle under his arm. He is facing the crowd who is on the right side of the photograph, on the other side of an artificial stream that contains artificial ducks.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Tending Food]

Description: Slide of a food booth in the Mexican Market section of the Texas Folklife Festival. There is a man with a large knife who is tending a large piece of meat that is standing vertical on a metal skewer. The meat is in front of red hot coals. There is also a piece of pineapple on top of the meat on the skewer.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Throwing a Caber]

Description: Slide of a man performing Scottish caber throwing, which is a Scottish athletic event that is achieved through accuracy and precision, at the Texas Folklife Festival. The man is in the center of the image dressed in a kilt. His knees are slightly bent and his hands are cradling a tall, wooden pole, known as a caber, that has about the same diameter as his head and about twice or so his height. Numerous people are gathered behind him, watching him lift the caber.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Tossing Pizza Dough]

Description: Slide of Ron Bird tossing pizza dough in the air for the Italian food Booth. The counter in front of him has flour, a rolling pin and balls of dough on a plate. Behind him is a woman putting pizza in an oven. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Tossing Pizza Dough in the Air]

Description: Slide of Ron Bird throwing pizza dough in the Italian food Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dough is flying midair but Bird is ready to catch it. In front of him is a table with a sign on the front advertising their booth. On top of it are two containers, one holding tomato sauce. In the background there is a girl operating the ovens for the pizzas.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Tossing Sheaf]

Description: Photograph of the sheaf toss sponsored by the Scottish Society of Texas at the Texas Folklife Festival. A man tosses a large burlap bag up high over a horizontal bar. The bag is high in the air while another bag that has been thrown up has almost reached the ground. Many people have gathered to watch. In the background people are watching from atop a hill.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph