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[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

[Children Sitting on Oxen]

Description: Photograph of children sitting on a pair of oxen used to pull an eight-wheel log wagon at the Texas Folklife Festival. The oxen are hitched on a yoke attached to the log wagon, visible in the background. Three children sit on top of one ox and two children sit on the other. Four men stand around the oxen on the ground; one of them is talking to a young girl in the foreground.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Chili Stand in Mexican Market]

Description: Photograph of a chili stand, representing the chili queens of 19th century San Antonio, in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival. Red tables are assembled to form a U-shape, on the outside of which visitors are seated, eating chili. Inside the stand are two large brown chili pots and the chili maker who is leaning over one of the tables talking to some visitors. Other festival visitors are visible standing in the background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Chilympiad Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of the food booth of the Republic of Texas Chilympiad, from San Marcos, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two festival visitors, a man and a woman both dressed in yellow, inquire about items at the booth. The man working the booth is wearing a red shirt, and a red construction helmet. A large white sign with black letters hangs overhead reading, "Chilympiad". Other smaller signs are displayed describing a product for sale entitled, "Sweet n' Hot Chili Jelly", which is packaged in small jars and displayed next to the signs. In the back of the booth, two other workers are visible, wearing red shirts and white aprons.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Clarinet Player in Boerne Village Band]

Description: Photograph of a clarinet player in the Boerne Village Band, directed by Dr. Kenneth Herbst, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The clarinet player is an elderly gentleman who is seated behind a music stand, playing his clarinet in front of a beige curtain.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Closeup of Crawfish]

Description: Closeup photograph of a crawfish entered in the crawfish race at the Texas Folklife Festival. A hand is holding the crawfish close to the camera, and that person's red shirt is visible in the background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Corn Boiling in a Large Pot]

Description: Closeup photograph of a large pot of corn on the cob, approximately fifty count, boiling in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Corn Crib and Corn Sheller]

Description: Photograph of a corn crib and a corn sheller at the Texas Folklife Festival. A sign explains that the crib, which looks like a small log cabin with no roof, was originally built on site at Canyon Lake. Ears of corn are piled up inside the crib. On either side of the doorway are burlap bags. Two young girls are in front of the crib, one turning a crank to operate the sheller, the other gathering corn.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
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

[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

[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