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[Female Ukrainian Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. Seven women are in a circle formation facing outward as they bend down toward their pointed right leg. They are wearing floral wreaths on their heads, white blouses under long vests, multi-layer checkered skirts, and knee-high boots. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The men and women are dancing in couples, standing side by side but facing opposite directions. Their inside arms are on their partner's waist and their outside arms are up in the air as they twirl around counter-clockwise. The men are wearing loose white shirts, loose dark pants, boots, and sashes tied around their waist. The women are wearing floral wreaths on their heads, white blouses under long vests, multi-layer checkered skirts, and knee-high boots. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston]

Description: Photograph of the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the front, a man is dancing to the left of two women. The two women are smiling and looking towards the man. He is wearing a loose white shirt, loose dark pants, boots, and a sash tied around his waist. The women are wearing floral wreaths with long ribbons on their heads, white blouses under long vests, and multi-layer checkered skirts. Behind them, another female dancer is visible. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Holding Up Rooster]

Description: Photograph of a man holding up a rooster at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is about to place it into a mailbox raised high in the air, from which it will fly out of as part of the chicken flying contest. The only thing visible in the background is the partially cloudy sky.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Men of the Ukrainian Dancers of Houston Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. Four men are in a V formation, their right knee and right arm raised. The men are wearing loose white shirts, loose dark pants, boots, and sashes tied around their waist. Some female dancers are visible at the back of the stage, wearing floral wreaths on their heads, white blouses under long vests, multi-layer checkered skirts, and knee-high boots. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Chicken Flying Contest]

Description: Photograph of a man holding up a chicken at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is about to place it into a mailbox raised high in the air, from which it will fly out of as part of the chicken flying contest. Another man standing behind him is holding a plunger and a piece of cardboard. The only thing visible in the background is the partially cloudy sky.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Three Ukrainian Folk Dancers Performing with Swords]

Description: Photograph of three men from the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage with swords at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are standing side by side, leaning forward and pointing their sword on the stage floor. They are wearing loose white shirts, loose dark pants, boots, and sashes tied around their waist. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Linda Dietert Demonstrating Candle Dipping]

Description: Photograph of Linda Dietert, from New Braunfels, demonstrating candle dipping at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is holding a wooden dowel with a wick tied to the end of it. The wick is being dipped into a tall canister, presumably filled with wax. She is wearing a peasant blouse and lederhosen. She has straight short hair and big sunglasses.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Women of the Ukrainian Dancers of Houston Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. Seven women are in a circle formation with their hands joined, facing outward as they rotate clockwise. They are wearing floral wreaths on their heads, white blouses under long vests, multi-layer checkered skirts, and knee-high boots. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Three Ukrainian Folk Dancers with Swords]

Description: Photograph of three men from the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage with swords at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are side by side, leaning back on their right foot with their swords drawn, preparing to leap forward and strike. They are wearing loose white shirts, loose dark pants, boots, and sashes tied around their waist. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[John Henry (Bones) Nobles Performing with his Bones]

Description: Photograph of John Henry (Bones) Nobles, from Beaumont, performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing an African-inspired tunic, light-colored pants, and a leopard-print beret. He is standing in front of a microphone holding a cane and some bones.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Standing Next to Bear Carving]

Description: Photograph of a man standing next to a bear carving at the Texas Folklife Festival. Below the carving is a sign that says, "Wildlife Prints." The man is to the right of it, wearing a peach shirt and a straw cowboy hat. In the image, the bear has just killed a deer and is looming over it in a mountainous landscape.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman Displaying Polish Costumes and Needlework]

Description: Photograph of a woman displaying Polish costumes and needlework at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is sponsored by the Polish American Center in San Antonio. The woman is wearing traditional clothing: a white peasant blouse with embroidered sleeves and trimmed with lace, a fitted black vest with embroidery and trim, and a floral headband. Out on display are pillows, aprons, and an assortment of decorative needlework.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Putting Jimenez Peppers on a Yam Pie]

Description: Photograph of Jack F. (Spot) Baird and Dick Potter adding Jimenez peppers to a yam pie at Gilmer Yamboree at the Texas Folklife Festival. Baird is in the middle putting the peppers on the pie; Potter is on the right slicing the peppers. Both of them are wearing overalls and the same floral print shirt. Baird is wearing a safari style hat; Potter is wearing a straw cowboy hat. Daisy Potter "The Possum Queen" is on the left, wearing a sash denoting her title and pointing to the jar of peppers.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Laura Bretzke Holding Cloth Flowers]

Description: Photograph of Laura Bretzke in the Polish American Center booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing traditional folk wear: a white peasant blouse under a sleeveless green dress with floral embroidery. She has long dirty-blonde hair and is holding a bouquet of cloth flowers.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Cow Chip Tossing Contest at Chili Appreciation Society Booth]

Description: Photograph of woman participating in the cow chip tossing contest at the Chili Appreciation Society booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a cowboy hat with a raccoon tail, a bandana, a tattered blouse, a tattered skirt, an apron, and black cowboy boots. She is on the right, tossing the cow chip to the left. A man on the left is taking a photograph of her. Other spectators are gathered around the area.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[John Henry (Bones) Nobles Performing]

Description: Photograph of John Henry (Bones) Nobles performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing an African-inspired tunic, light-colored pants, and a leopard-print beret. He is standing in front of a microphone with a cane in his right hand.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman Participating in the Cow Chip Tossing Contest]

Description: Photograph of woman participating in the cow chip tossing contest at the Chili Appreciation Society booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing jeans, a light-colored blouse, a bandana and sunglasses. She is on the right, tossing the cow chip to the left. Several spectators are gathered around the area. A trash bag of cow chips is on the ground next to her.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[John Henry (Bones) Nobles Performing Onstage with his Bones]

Description: Photograph of John Henry (Bones) Nobles, from Beaumont, performing onstage with his bones at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing an African-inspired tunic, light-colored pants, and a leopard-print beret. He is standing in front of a microphone holding a cane and some bones which he is shaking around to make noise.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Gerry Doyle Giving Handwriting Instruction]

Description: Photograph of Gerry Doyle, from Beaumont, giving handwriting instruction at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing at the front corner of a small schoolroom with wood-paneled walls and four-paned windows. He is holding up a small chalkboard tablet with cursive letters on it, showing it to the "students" who are sitting at a desk on the right. A female student also has a chalk tablet on the desk in front of her. Outside of the windows, other festival visitors are visible.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman Preparing Wendish Noodles]

Description: Photograph of a woman making Wendish noodles at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a bonnet, sunglasses, a shawl, and a checkered skirt. She is scooping up some noodles out of a large pot in front of her. Other pots and pans are also visible on the table.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Visitor Trying Out Grape Stomping]

Description: Photograph of a festival visitor stomping grapes for wine at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is standing in a bucket of squished grapes, in front of the wine-making booth. She is bending over, pulling up her pant legs. A few decanters of wine are visible on the tale next to her.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Visitor Stomping Grapes for Wine]

Description: Photograph of a festival visitor stomping grapes for wine at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is standing in a bucket of squished grapes, in front of the wine-making booth. She is wearing a V-neck t-shirt and light-colored shorts.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Ukrainian Dancers Being Swung Around]

Description: Photograph of the Ukrainian Folk Dancers of Houston performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The men are facing each other, forming a circle with their hands joined. The women are facing outwards, sitting on the joined arms of the men. Their legs are being swung out as the circle of men turns. The men are wearing loose white shirts, loose dark pants, boots, and sashes tied around their waist. The women are wearing floral wreaths on their heads, white blouses under long vests, checkered skirts, and knee-high boots. In the background, a crowd of spectators is gathered at the edge of the stage.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph