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[Blacksmith Filing Horses Hoof]

Description: Photograph of a blacksmith demonstrating how to file a horse's hoof at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing at the rear of a white horse, facing the opposite direction. He has the horse's back right foot turned bottom up and held steady on a short, metal stand. He is bending over, scraping the bottom of the horse's hoof with a large file. Several spectators are gathered around to watch.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Blacksmith Nailing on Horseshoe]

Description: Photograph of a blacksmith demonstrating how to put on a horseshoe at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing at the rear of a white horse, facing the opposite direction. He has the horse's back right foot turned bottom up and held steady over his lap. He is bending over, hammering in the nails that attach the shoe to the horse's hoof. Spectators have gathered around to watch.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bluegrass Band Performs]

Description: Photograph of the Backwoods Volunteers Bluegrass Band, from San Antonio, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Starting from the left there is a female guitarist, a female string bassist, a male banjo player and a male slide guitarist. The men are wearing brown pants and yellow shirts. The women are wearing brown skirts and light brown shirts. The performance is outdoors on a grassy field with the Institute of Texan Cultures visible in the background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Boerne Village Band Performing on Outdoor Stage]

Description: Photograph of the Boerne Village Band, directed by Dr. Kenneth Herbst, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The photograph, taken onstage with the band, shows the semi-circle of musicians from the side. They are seated and facing the audience who is to the right, outside of the photograph. The backdrop of the stage has a beige curtain and colored ribbons. All of the band members are dressed alike in dark vests and white shirts. Two tuba players are in the foreground facing away while two trumpet players on the far side of the stage face forward.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Boerne Village Band Performs]

Description: Photograph of the Boerne Village Band, directed by Dr. Kenneth Herbst, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The photograph, taken from the right side of the stage, shows seven band members playing on a stage with an overhead covering and a backdrop with a beige curtain and colored ribbons. All of the members are dressed alike in white short-sleeved shirts, dark pants and dark vests. Starting from the left are two tuba players, then a young drummer, then two clarinet players, followed by two trumpet players. The performance is outdoors at night.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

["Bongo Joe" Performs]

Description: Photograph of George Coleman, "Bongo Joe", performing with his oil barrel drums at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in the right foreground wearing dark blue pants, a light blue shirt and a military helmet. He is playing his orange, green, and pink neon colored drums located in the left foreground. Part of a microphone stand reaches over the top of the drums and holds a microphone in front of Coleman's face. People are standing close by in the background, watching intently.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

["Bongo Joe" Performs for Festival Visitors]

Description: Photograph of George Coleman, "Bongo Joe", performing with his oil barrel drums at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in the left foreground wearing a light-blue collared shirt and a military helmet. The photo is cropped near his waist. He is playing his orange, green, and pink neon colored drums located in the right foreground. He is singing into a silver microphone that is held by a microphone stand that extends over the drums. Another military helmet hangs from the join of the microphone stand. People are standing close by in the background, watching intently.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

["Bongo Joe" Performs on Oil Barrel Drums]

Description: Photograph of George Coleman "Bongo Joe" performing with his oil barrel drums outside at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in the foreground wearing tall red socks, navy shorts, a red collared shirt and a Shriner fez. His oil barrel drums are heavily distressed and painted neon green, orange, pink and yellow. A microphone on a stand reaches over the drums toward Coleman's head. A few festival visitors stand dispersed around the performer.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

["Bongo Joe" Plays Piano]

Description: Photograph of George Coleman, "Bongo Joe", performing on the piano outside at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is seated, playing a light wood-colored piano. He is visible from the waist up. He is wearing a yellow shirt, a red bandana, a large chain necklace and a military helmet. Behind him at the end of the piano, two young girls are trying to get his attention.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

["Bongo Joe" Sings and Plays his Drums]

Description: Photograph of George Coleman, "Bongo Joe", performing with his oil barrel drums at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in the foreground wearing a light-blue collared shirt and a military helmet. The photo is cropped near his waist. He is playing his orange, green, and pink neon colored drums located in the right foreground. He is singing into a silver microphone held by a microphone stand that reaches over the drums. Another military helmet hangs from the join of the microphone stand. People are standing close by in the background, watching intently.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Boy demonstrating Historic Toy]

Description: Photograph of a boy demonstrating a toy instrument at Frontier Children's Toyland and Barnyard at the Texas Folklife Festival. The boy is operating a toy instrument contraption comprised of many small figures and wooden parts. Some parts appear to form a xylophone while one figurine appears to be playing a drum. Four other boys are watching.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Boy Holding Crawfish]

Description: Photograph of a boy holding a crawfish entered in the crawfish race at the Texas Folklife Festival. The boy, wearing a blue shirt and cowboy hat, is standing behind a red barrier holding the crawfish in his right hand. His left hand is gripping the brim of his hat.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Boy Playing in the Sand]

Description: Photograph of a boy playing in the sand with a shovel and pail on "Galveston Beach" at the Texas Folklife Festival. A woman holding a small child is standing behind him and several people are in visible the distant background. "Galveston Beach" is sponsored by Galveston Shrimp Festival.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Boy Shaving Wooden Log]

Description: Photograph of a boy removing shavings of wood with a drawknife at the pioneer log house raising, at the Texas Folklife Festival. The project is directed by Arnold Griffin, a rancher and building contractor in Devine. The boy is crouched over, straddling the log and gripping the drawknife which has two handles and a blade in the middle. He is pulling the drawknife down the log to remove the bark. He has straw or woodcarvings in his hair.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Cajun Band Performing]

Description: Photograph of Jackie Callier and the Rambling Aces, a Cajun band from Port Arthur, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band is playing on a wooden outdoor stage with a sign displaying their band name. In the foreground a man is playing guitar and singing into a microphone. Behind him are several amps and other band members playing violin, accordion, drums and other instruments. A man holding a cup is standing to the left of the stage and talking to a band member. All members are wearing the same white, patterned, button-up shirt and black tie.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Camel in a Car]

Description: Photograph of a camel in the back of an "el camino"-style car. The camel is for the Ameleb Club Lebanese booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. Other cars are visible, as well as a large green hill.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Cart of Cascarones]

Description: Bird's eye view photograph of a red cart containing cascarones, colorful confetti-filled eggshells, in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival. A woman and small boy are leaning over the cart, looking through the collection of painted eggshells. Two signs reading, "Cascarones" are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Chicken Teriyaki Kabobs]

Description: Photograph of two Japanese women making chicken teriyaki kabobs in the Japanese food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The kabobs are on a small coal-burning grill. One of the women is pointing to them and the other is touching one of the skewers.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Child in Hay Pile]

Description: Photograph of a young boy who has just landed in a pile of hay at Frontier Children's Toyland and Barnyard at the Texas Folklife Festival. Other children are in the background on a small uncovered wagon preparing to jump off into the pile of hay. The wagon and hay pile are under a parachute-like covering.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Child Jumping in Hay]

Description: Photograph of a young boy jumping into a pile of hay at Frontier Children's Toyland and Barnyard at the Texas Folklife Festival. Other children are behind him on a small uncovered wagon, preparing to jump off into the pile of hay. Above the hay pile and wagon is a parachute-like covering.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Learn How to Operate Antique Corn Sheller]

Description: Photograph of children learning how to operate an antique corn sheller at the Texas Folklife Festival. One boy is placing a shucked ear of corn in the top of the sheller, which has been placed in a wooden bin to collect all of the loose kernels. Two other children are standing near the sheller: a young boy, and a girl with pigtail braids. Several more people are visible behind them.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Learn to Shuck Corn]

Description: Photograph of children learning how to shuck corn at the Texas Folklife Festival. A woman wearing bright yellow pants is demonstrating to some children how to shuck corn. On the ground in front of them is a wooden bin full of loose kernels. One small boy has a concerned look on his face. Directly behind the box, people are waiting in line.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Playing in Rafters of Log Cabin]

Description: Photograph of the pioneer log house raising, at the Texas Folklife Festival. The project is directed by Arnold Griffin, a rancher and building contractor from Devine. The roof has not yet been finished and is open with only the A-frame having been finished. A boy is hanging from the top of the A-frame while a young girl sits on top of one of the walls. Two more children are visible playing in the house. Many festival visitors are visible in the background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Shelling Corn]

Description: Photograph of children shelling corn at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two boys kneel down at either side of a wooden bin on which two corn shellers have been bolted. They push down the corn in the top while turning a crank. The shellers turn the corn on the cob into individual kernels of corn collected in the bin.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph