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[Richard Bolt, Cowboy Cook]

Description: Photograph of Richard Bolt, chuckwagon cook for the 6666 ranch, talking to another cowboy in Cattle Drive Corral at the Texas Folklife Festival. Bolt is wearing black-rimmed glasses, a light blue shirt, a black bandana tied around his neck, jeans and a cowboy hat. He is standing at a counter next to another cowboy, leaning over and around to face him. His hands are clasped at his chest.
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

[John Russell "Hondo" Crouch]

Description: Photograph of festival storyteller, John Russell "Hondo" Crouch, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Crouch is the mayor and co-owner of Luckenbach, Texas. He is smiling and wearing a light-colored cowboy hat, a light-colored jacket, jeans, and a red bandana around his neck. He has white hair, and a short, white beard. In the background, a young woman is visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
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

[Glenn Myers Performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of A. Glenn Myers, a Washington-on-the-Brazos folk musician, performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas in August of 1975. Glenn is playing the guitar while seated, and singing into a microphone. He is wearing a burgundy shirt underneath denim overalls and a harmonica around his neck. Several people watch as he performs.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Steel Guitarist at 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of a steel guitarist at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. The steel guitarist is seated on a small chair playing the steel guitar and wearing a white shirt, jeans, tan leather boots, and a dark brown cowboy hat. Members of the band are visible behind him as they okay under a striped canopy.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Trio Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Glad Tidings Trio, from Jasper, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. A woman musician is sitting at a piano and speaking or singing into a microphone. The other two musicians are standing near the piano; the gentleman is holding a microphone and the other woman is playing the guitar in front of another microphone.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Jethro Holmes and His Ox]

Description: Photograph of Jethro Holmes and his ox at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jethro wears a a cowboy hat with a denim shirt, jeans, and a bow tie. He rests one arm on his black and white ox standing to his left.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Jethro Holmes and His Ox]

Description: Photograph of Jethro Holmes and his ox at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jethro wears a cowboy hat with a denim shirt, jeans, and a bow tie. He rests one arm on the black and white ox standing to his left, and one arm on his hip.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
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

[The Harris Family Singers]

Description: Photograph of the Singing Harris family performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band, consisting of two girls, a boy, and their dad, perform on stage in front of festival participants. The two girls and their dad sing while the boy plays the electric guitar.
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

[Jerry Perritte Vocal Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Singing Harris family performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band, consisting of two girls, a boy, and their dad, Jerry Perritte, perform on stage in front of festival participants. The two girls and their dad sing while the boy plays the electric guitar.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Rawhide Rope Making]

Description: Photograph of T.R. Pate demonstrating rawhide rope making at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. T.R., also known as Rowdy, holds a cigarette between his teeth as he braids rawhide into a rope, wearing a black cowboy hat, a white flannel shirt, and denim jeans.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Harris Family Singers Pianist]

Description: Photograph of a pianist accompanying the Harris Family Singers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The pianist, from Lufkin, Texas, wears a short-sleeved dress with light-colored sandals. She sings into a microphone in front of festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Willie Champion playing Flamenco guitar]

Description: Photograph of Willie "El Curro" Champion, a Flamenco guitarist, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. "El Curro" performs on-stage in front of a large crowd. He rests one foot on a wooden chair as he plays into a microphone. He is wearing a floral shirt, dark pants and sunglasses.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Feather Headdress Making]

Description: Photograph of a woman making a feathered headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman, a member of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe, ties together the intricate bead and feather design.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Joe Bowman, Precision Shooter]

Description: Photograph of Joe Bowman, a precision shooter demonstrating his technique at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Joe wears a tan shirt with brown fringe, a cowboy hat, white jeans, boots, and a leather holster. He holds a pistol in his hand.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[The Singing Harris Family Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Singing Harris Family performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two girls and a man sing into microphones on a grey stage during a night time performance, while a second man plays the electric guitar behind them. The girls wear white skirts with light blue shirts, while the man wears denim pants and a blue plaid shirt.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Russian Folk Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Russian folk dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man and a woman dance together on a stage wearing traditionally Russian clothing. The woman wears a white ruffled shirt tucked into a red skirt with a lace-up vest and flowers in her hair. The man wears a white linen shirt with floral ribbon embroidered across the sleeves and wrist.
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

[Virge T. Williams With His Hog Dogs]

Description: Photograph of Virge T. Williams, also known as Cowboy, with his hog dogs at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Virge kneels in the grass in front of the hog dogs' crate, petting one of them while the other stands to the right.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Pottery Sale]

Description: Photograph of a pottery selling booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man wearing a striped shirt and beaded headband stands behind a large table full of earthenware and handmade pottery in shades of blue, brown and grey. Colorful fabric shades the booth from the sun.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Tony Fill Fenoglio Holding a Watermelon]

Description: Photograph of Tony Fill Fenoglio holding a large melon, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Tony, the coordinator of the Montague Texas Italian Bocce Club, wears a bandanna around his head, square glasses, and a bocce club shirt.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph