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[Indian Village at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Slide of an Indian Village at the Texas Folklife Festival. There is an abode that is built as Native Americans would have. There are two logs serving as benches and people all around the structure.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Young Children Playing]

Description: Slide of children playing at the Children's Toyland and Barnyard section at the Texas Folklife Festival. A boy and girl are playing on top of a fiberglass horse. Another boy is playing in the attached buggy and a girl in the foreground is watching them play.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Molly Beenen and Daughters Performing]

Description: Slide of Molly Beenan, Dutch Indonesian, sitting down on a chair and playing a guitar. She is the director of De Nederlands Dochters en hun Moeder. There are also four other young women standing onstage and singing who are her daughters. Beenan and her daughters are dressed in a folk dresses, bonnets and wooden clogs. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Food Booth]

Description: Slide of two women of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe at a food that serves barbecued beef and sassafras tea in the Indian Village of the Texas Folklife Festival. They are wearing Native American accessories and jewelry. There are bins in front of them on a table with the food.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman Performing Onstage]

Description: Slide of Molly Beenen sitting down on a chair and playing a guitar. She is the director of De Nederlands Dochters en hun Moeder. Beenan is dressed in a folk dress and wooden clogs. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Tigua Woman Weaving]

Description: Slide of a woman of the Tigua tribe using a piece of equipment to demonstrate Tigua weaving techniques. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Saxophonist of the Wurstfest Opa Band]

Description: Slide of the Wurstfest Opa Band, from New Braunfels, Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. There is a young saxophonist in the foreground showing his profile and an older saxophonist in the background facing the camera.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Apache Man Selling his Craft]

Description: Slide of an Apache silversmith sitting down at the Texas Folklife Festival. He has a red case of silver jewelry. He is wearing Native American jewelry. There are two people on the right looking at his wares and one of them is is picking one of his silver pieces out of the case.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Blow Gun Demonstration]

Description: Slide of Rocky Stallings demonstrating a blowgun in the Indian Village area of the Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding a long hollow stick to his mouth. His cheeks are bubbled out as he blows into it.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Wurstfest Opa Band Performance]

Description: Slide of the Wurstfest Opa Band, of New Braunfels, Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are four members in the foreground and they are playing trumpets, trombones and the accordion.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Performance of the Alamo Area Square Dancers]

Description: Slide of the Alamo Area Square Dancers performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are boys and girls and young men and women dancing. They are all in folk outfits and the boys of the Texas flag on the backs of their vests.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Potter using Spinning Wheel]

Description: Slide of David Cholis (left) helping a young girl throw pots at the Texas Folklife Festival. Cholis is straddling a table with a spinning wheel where an unfinished tall vase stands. The young girl is playing with a bowl of slip, a liquid of made of part clay and part water.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Knife Maker Selling Blades]

Description: Slide of Jim Barbee (left) is a knife maker from Fort Stockton, Texas. He is selling knives at the Texas Folklife Festival. There is a man leaned over the table to look at all of the knives on the table, some of which are simply laid out while others are in wooden cases. There are also other people around the table looking at the knives.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest]

Description: Slide of a girl competing in the watermelon seed spitting contest that was sponsored by Lulling Watermelon Thump. People surround the girl. She is sticking out her folded tongue and making a bubble in her cheeks to launch the seed. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Demonstration of Rope Making]

Description: Slide of Bill Brent, from Hull, Texas, making rope using a piece of equipment at the Texas Folklife Festival. There is a young boy watching him.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman Holding a Plate of Watermelon for a Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest]

Description: Slide of a woman holding a plate of cut watermelon for a watermelon seed spitting contest that was sponsored by Lulling Watermelon Thump. There are many people around and behind her for the contest, including a man with a microphone who is announcing for the contest. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Woman Making Cascarones]

Description: Slide of Vivian Hamlin (right) making cascarones, which are painted eggshells filled with confetti, at the Texas Folklife Festival. On her worktable, there are egg cartons, painted eggs, paint brushes and finished cascarones. There is also a young girl holding a cascaron in her hand and Hamlin is reaching for the girl's hand.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Participants in Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest]

Description: Slide of a girl in a long sleeved red shirt spitting a watermelon seed out for a contest sponsored by the Lulling Watermelon Thump. There are people behind her to watch. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest]

Description: Slide of a girl competing in the watermelon seed spitting contest. People surround the girl and a plastic tarp on the ground that is the intended landing place for the seeds. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Coppersmith Working on a Piece]

Description: Slide of Michael Davenport, a coppersmith from Leander, Texas, using a tool to modify an unfinished copper piece. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Demonstration of Log Splitting]

Description: Slide of a demonstration log splitting techniques at the Texas Folklife Festival. One man is holding a froe, which is partly in a log that is standing vertically on a stump, and another is pushing it further in using a mallet. There are a few people around who are watching.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Boy Sliding Down a Hill]

Description: Slide of a boy sitting on a piece of cardboard or berm sliding at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is sliding the side of a hill. There are people in the background on the right.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Polish Dancers Peformance]

Description: Slide of Polish dancers from San Antonio, Texas dancing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. All of the dancers are dressed in Polish folk outfits. Jan Marcinowski and Genny Kosub Kraus can be seen in the foreground on the right.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph