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[Adobe Making Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Bill Corkery demonstrating how to make adobe at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bill leans over the pit of adobe, raking the mixture as festival participants watch.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Adobe Making Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Bill Corkery demonstrating how to make adobe at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bill leans over a wooden trough as he pours water into the individual sections. Several festival stand behind Bill, watching the demonstration.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Adobe Making Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Bill Corkery demonstrating how to make adobe at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bill leans over the wooden trough, shoveling an unknown substance into the individual sections. A festival participant stands behind Bill, watching the demonstration.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Beadwork]

Description: Photograph of a woman creating a beaded headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman, a member of the Alabama Coushatta tribe, spreads out the large headdress decorated with feathers and beads.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Costumes]

Description: Photograph of members of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe preparing costumes for a dance demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a small boy wears traditional Native-American dance regalia as a woman leans over his fur boot, attaching bells to his costume.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a boy wears an intricate costume consisting of a feather headdress, beaded headband, tasseled belt, and fur boots with bells attached. He holds sticks with suede tassels attached as he dances for festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two young dancers in full Alabama-Coushatta regalia perform for a crowd of festival participants. The dancers wear large feather headdresses, beaded belts, and fur boots as they dance.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Regalia]

Description: Photograph of women preparing Alabama-Coushatta Indian dance regalia at the Texas Folklife Festival. The women sew red and purple feathers onto large headresses. One woman sits in the grass weaving string in and out of a cardboard circle, while another sits in a chair working on a yellow and green headdress.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer Jack Battise]

Description: Photograph of Jack Pattise with a festival participant at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jack wears a feather headdress from the Alabama-Coushatta tribe. He stands next to a festival participant speaking into a microphone.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer Jack Battise]

Description: Photograph of Jack Pattise with a festival participant at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jack wears a feather headdress from the Alabama-Coushatta tribe as he speaks into a microphone. He stands to the left of a man wearing patterned suspenders over a short-sleeved shirt.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear intricate headdresses, belts, and boots as they perform on a grassy area for festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]

Description: Photograph of the Alabama-Coushatta Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear traditional Native-American clothing as they dance on a grey stage in front of a crowd of festival-participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Headdress]

Description: Photograph of a man making a headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man, a member of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe, sits in a chair with a dark-colored sleeveless shirt and white pants, attaching feathers to a circular disk.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Antique Corn Sheller]

Description: Photograph of a child using an antique corn sheller at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The boy leans over a wooden trough full of corn. He cranks the sheller as several festival participants watch.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Arnold Griffin Teaching Log Sawing]

Description: Photograph of Arnold Griffin teaching children how to saw a log at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Arnold holds onto the middle of the saw, guiding it through the wood as two boys hold onto handles on opposite sides. the sawing demonstration takes place in the front yard surrounding a small wooden house.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Artificial Flower Bouquets]

Description: Photograph of artificial flower making at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a woman stands behind a festival booth, arranging artificial floral bouquets in brown wicker baskets.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Artificial Flower Making]

Description: Photograph of artificial flower making at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a woman sits inside a festival booth, delicately painting the inside of a plastic flower. Several finished flowers are secured in floral foam on the front table of the booth.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Band Playing in Cajun Country]

Description: Photograph of a band performing in "Cajun Country" at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band performs on a stage outside of the Institute of Texas Cultures. The band members include a violinist, a guitarist, an accordion player, and a steel guitarist.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Barn Raising Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Arnold Griffin demonstrating barn raising at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Arnold leans against the wooden frame of the barn holding a large saw in his hands, wearing a straw cowboy hat, tan shirt, and khaki pants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bass Box Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of the Hoboes bass box player Bootsie Ehler playing the musical instrument a festival participant. Bootsie and his guest use brooms to make noise on a wooden board covered with salt. The four other members of the band stand around the bass box players, accompanying them with three trumpets and a guitar.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bass Box Playing]

Description: Photograph of the Czech musical group, the Hoboes, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a member of the audience is being boosted on the stage by another audience member, in order to play the bass box. The woman is wearing a red shirt tucked into a denim skirt, and brown sandals.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Batik Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Batik lessons at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A long table is set up with cloth, string, and bowls of water for festival participants to learn the art of batik, and Indonesian form of embroidery. A woman wearing a bandanna around her head and an embroidered dress works on a piece of batik with the help of an instructor.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Batik School]

Description: Photograph of Batik lessons at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A long table is set up with cloth, string, and bowls of water for festival participants to learn the art of batik, and Indonesian form of embroidery. Several women sit at the table working on their individual pieces of embroidery.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Belgian Bolls Game]

Description: Photograph of festival participants playing Belgian bolls at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man is leaning towards a target wearing a white collared shirt and plaid pants, throwing a ball towards a small box in the corner of a booth.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph