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[Bayanihan Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a member of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The performer is a clapper, meaning he holds the ends of bamboo poles in which the dancers move in and out. The boy wears a fabric wrap around his head with a sequined sleeveless shirt.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Belgian Bowling at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of participants playing Rolle Bolle, also known as Belgian bowling, at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a man is rolling a circular stone down a wooden plank. Many people watch the game from behind the man.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Belgian Bowling at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of participants playing Belgian bowling (also known as Rolle Bolle) at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, several children hold heavy balls in each hand. A third child rolls one down a wooden plank while several other children and adults watch him. Booths and other activity stations are visible in the grass behind the games.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Belgian Kuipen Stecken at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of participants playing Belgian Kiupen Stecken, also known as Belgian Shower Bath, at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, two boys are standing on either side of a triangular wooden box with an open top. The box is strung in the air between two thick wooden beams. Each boy carries a long stick they are using to knock the box upside down.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Belgian Mast Game at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of a young girl participating in the Belgian Mast game at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975 in San Antonio, Texas. The photograph features a rough wooden pole planted in the ground and two rough pieces of plywood affixed to the top at different angles. The girl has her arms and legs wrapped around the pole near the top of it. According to the accompanying information, the Belgian Mast game consists of participants climbing a greased pole to ring a bell at the top.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Item Type: Photograph

[Belgian Mast Game at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a young boy climbing a greased pole in the Belgian mast game at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photo, a child is holding onto the pole tightly as he tries to reach the top.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Belgian Rice Pudding Competition]

Description: Color photograph of two women participating in a Belgian rice pudding contest at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, both women are wearing white blindfolds with yellow plastic protective coverings around their shirts. The woman to the right is holding a bowl of pudding and reaching out a spoon to the other woman's face. The woman on the left grasps her hand, attempting to guide the spoon to her already rice-covered face.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Belgian Rice Pudding Competitors]

Description: Color photograph of participants at a Belgian rice pudding contest at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The photograph features two women standing on a stage, facing each other, wearing white blindfolds and yellow plastic protective sheet across their shirts. The girl on the right holds a bowl of rice pudding, and is in the process of scooping a spoonful from the bowl. Behind the women, a large crowd sits and stands in the grass, watching the contest.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Belgian Rice Pudding Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of participants competing in a Belgian rice pudding contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a blindfolded woman is raising a spoon of rice pudding towards her partner's head. The man is also blindfolded. Both partners are wearing plastic covers over their clothes while they stand on a stage.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Betty Lange Preparing Food at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Betty Lange preparing food for the Scottish booth at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August 1975. In the photograph, Betty is stirring ingredients together in a saucepan. She is wearing a a plaid sash over a white sleeveless shirt and floral apron.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[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