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[Lone Star Fiddlers Playing on the Porch of Frontier Fort]

Description: Photograph of the Lone Star Fiddlers playing an impromptu session on the porch of Frontier Fort at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are all wearing cowboy hats and light-colored shirts. In the foreground is a guitarist and an acoustic bassist. In the background, a violinist and another guitarist is visible.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Serving Food in Perini Ranch Chuckwagon]

Description: Photograph of a man serving food in the Perini Ranch Chuck Wagon at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cowboy hat and a plaid shirt, he is serving a female festival visitor with a smile on his face. Behind him, a female visitor is standing next to a beer tap.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Preparing Bratwurst in Swiss Booth]

Description: Photograph of a man cooking bratwurst in the Swiss booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a traditional Swiss cap and shirt, he is using tongs to rotate the bratwursts on a flat top grill. Festival visitors are visible outside the booth.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Lone Star Fiddlers Playing on the Porch of Frontier Fort]

Description: Photograph of the Lone Star Fiddlers playing an impromptu session on the porch of Frontier Fort at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are all wearing cowboy hats and light-colored shirts. From the left is an acoustic bassist, a violinist, and a guitarist.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bruce Montague Lassoing a Small Boy]

Description: Photograph of Bruce Montague lassoing a small boy at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Dressed as a cowboy the boy is standing on a circular platform. His arms, chest and legs are constrained, each with a different loop of the rope. In the right foreground, Montague is leaning forward to toss another lasso around the boy.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Storytellers Performing Onstage]

Description: Photograph of Paul Patterson, Allen Damron, Guich Koock, and Ace Reid telling stories onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Patterson is on the left sitting in a tall wooden chair, while Damron and Koock are in the center sitting on a square hay bale. Damron is playing a guitar while Koock holds a microphone up to his face. Reid is on the right, sitting in a rocking chair. Everyone except Damron is wearing a cowboy hat and boots. Behind them is a painted backdrop of a wooden house front.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Steve Hartz Playing Violin with Other Man]

Description: Photograph of Steve Hartz, from Old Time String Shop, playing violin with a member of Lone Star Fiddlers outside of Frontier Fort at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing overalls, Hartz is on the left while the other violinist, wearing a poet shirt and a straw hat, is on the right. They are sitting in an area surrounded by tables of stringed instruments containing guitars, banjos, and mandolins.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Allen Damron and Guich Koock Performing Onstage]

Description: Photograph of Allen Damron and Guich Koock on the storytelling stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are sitting on a square hay bale, Damron on the left and Koock on the right. Damron is playing guitar while Koock holds a microphone to his mouth.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bruce Montague Trick Roping]

Description: Photograph of Bruce Montague demonstrating trick roping at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Curled up into a ball, he is laying on his back on a circular platform while he lassos around himself.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Jack F. "Spot" Baird Holding Tattered Umbrella]

Description: Photograph of Jack F. "Spot" Baird, Professor of Possumology at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a safari hat, a patterned shirt, and overalls, he is holding up a tattered umbrella. An antique camera is hanging around his neck. In place of a flash, a candle is attached to the top of it.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Living History Performers at Frontier Fort]

Description: Photograph of Living History performers demonstrating daily life at Frontier Fort at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. On the left, a woman in pioneer clothing is washing clothes on a washboard. A man wearing a Civil War era military uniform is standing to the right of her, holding a rifle. Right behind them, a stone house is visible.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Emilie Bethke Making Pickles]

Description: Photograph of Emilie Bethke demonstrating how to make pickles at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a pioneer dress and a bonnet, she is sitting on the left side of a bench slicing something with a small knife. In the middle of the bench are two bowls: one next to her and one next to a boy on the right who is slicing up cucumbers into it.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Workers at Old Timey Popcorn Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Old Timey Popcorn booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing western and pioneer clothing, men and women from ITC Alliance (docent office) are operating the booth which contains an old fashioned popcorn machine on wheels.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman Preparing Yakitori in Japanese Booth]

Description: Photograph of a woman preparing Yakitori in the Japanese food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is on the left behind a large grill, rotating the meat on skewers.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Juan Martinez Demonstrating How to Thatch a Roof]

Description: Photograph of Juan Martinez demonstrating how to thatch a roof at the opening ceremonies of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cowboy hat and tan plaid shirt, he is laying out plant stalks on a table. A little boy is standing on the right.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Steve Hartz Repairing Instruments]

Description: Photograph of Steve Hartz, from Old Time String Shop in Nacogdoches, Texas, in the Fiber Designer's Display at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a blue shirt with suspenders, the curly-haired and bearded Hartz is sitting at a table with many tools as he works.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Johnny T. Neal, Jr. Making Horsehair Rope]

Description: Photograph of Johnny T. Neal, Jr. using twister to make horsehair rope at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cowboy hat, a collared shirt, and jeans, he is holding one end of the rope while a young man twists the horsehair in a machine with a manual crank.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Game of Bocce]

Description: Photograph of four boys playing bocce at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The boy in front, holding two red balls, is preparing to toss them on the grass in front of him. They are standing in an area marked off by square hay bales.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Saddler Working on Saddle]

Description: Photograph of a saddler from Big Bend Saddlery in Alpine, Texas, making a saddle at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cowboy hat and a red and white t-shirt, he is hammering into a piece of leather to make a pattern.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Life-Size Doll at Treadle Sewing Machine]

Description: Photograph of a life-sized doll sitting at a treadle sewing machine in the Fiber Designer's Display at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The doll, dressed as a pioneer woman, is positioned to look like she is sewing on the machine. The black sewing machine is built into a wooden table on which a white basket of yarn is sitting.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Crochet Display at Texas Wendish Heritage Society Booth]

Description: Photograph of the crochet display in the Texas Wendish Heritage Society Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A woman behind the booth is wearing a matching bonnet and shawl over a white blouse and a long floral skirt. The table in front of her contains an assortment of crocheted items including hats, mittens, and flowers.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Wooden Shoe Display at Dutch Booth]

Description: Photograph of two women standing behind the wooden shoe display in the Dutch booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are wearing dresses and aprons; the woman on the right is wearing a dutch style bonnet.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Blacksmithing Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a man holding a horseshoe as he demonstrates blacksmithing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cowboy hat, t-shirt, and jeans, he is standing behind an anvil, holding a hammer and a horseshoe with tongs. To the right in the middle ground, a forge full of coals is ablaze.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Cutting Meat in Smokehouse]

Description: Photograph of a man cutting meat on a cutting board in the Smokehouse at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is wearing overalls and a white shirt, slicing the meat with a meat carver.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph