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[Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medical Show]

Description: Photograph of Malcolm Derden and Smoky Wilson performing on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival as part of Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medicine Show. Smoky is wearing a coonskin cap and a red bandanna over a floral shirt, jeans, and suspenders. Malcolm plays the role of Dr. Millard, wearing a white vest, shirt, black pants, black bow tie, and a black cowboy hat.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Derden, Winston
Item Type: Photograph

[Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medical Show]

Description: Photograph of the Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medical Show at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the photograph, Smoky and Glenda sing a song together, dressed in pioneer clothing as a crowd of festival participants watch the performance.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Derden, Winston
Item Type: Photograph

[Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medical Show]

Description: Photograph of the Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medical Show. In the photograph, Smoky stands on the far left of the stage , wearing a coonskin cap and red bandanna on top of a floral shirt, denim pants, and suspenders. To the right of Smoky, Malcolm Derden plays the role of the Doctor in the show, while Glenda White performs a dance for the audience.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Derden, Winston
Item Type: Photograph

[Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medical Show]

Description: Photograph of Malcolm Derden, portraying Dr. Millard from Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medicine Show. Malcolm speaks into a microphone in front of a large yellow painted backdrop. He wears a white vest over black pants, a black bow tie, and a black cowboy hat.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Derden, Winston
Item Type: Photograph

[Bill Corkery at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of "Cowboy" Bill Corkery demonstrating rope techniques to children at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Bill is standing in a grassy area wearing blue jeans and a blue shirt, cowboy hat and tan belt. He is twirling a piece of rope tied into a circle with his mouth. Three girls to his left and one boy to his right are watching Bill as he performs.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Bill Shugart and the Texas Funteers]

Description: Photograph of Bill Shugart performing with the Texas Funteers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bill is playing a banjo on a stage with a Texas flag backdrop and a large canopy shading the performance area. He is wearing denim jeans with red suspenders, a striped tie, and brightly-colored pattern shirt, tucked into leather cowboy boots.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Bill Shugart Performing with the Texas Funteers]

Description: Photograph of Bill Shugart playing a toilet-seat guitar with his musical group, the Texas Funteers. Bill is wearing red overalls tucked into cowboy points with a black and tan diamond pattern. The Texas Funteers are playing at the 12th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Boat Building at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Rick Pratt, Cameron Pratt, and Army Emmott building a boat at the Texas Folklife Festival. Rick Pratt stands to the left, wearing a white shirt and blue shorts as he lifts the boat frame. Army, pictured center wearing a tan shirt, shorts and burgundy hat, moves a hay bale underneath the frame. Cameron is turned away from the camera wearing a dark blue shirt, light blue shorts, and a blue bandanna around her hair.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Playing Bocce Ball]

Description: Photograph of participants at the Texas Folklife Festival playing bocce ball. Four children are standing in a row waiting their turn to play. The play arena consists of a grassy area lined with hay bales. Children and adults watch the game of bocce ball from outside of the hay bales.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboy Bill Crockery Demonstrating Lasso Techniques]

Description: Photograph of "Cowboy" Bill Corkery demonstrating rope techniques to children at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Bill is standing in a grassy area wearing blue jeans and a blue shirt, cowboy hat and tan belt. He is twirling a piece of rope tied into a circle with one hand. Three girls to his left and one boy to his right are learning the technique. Participants of the festival are visible behind Bill.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Dorothy Williams Selling Pysanky Easter Eggs]

Description: Photograph of Dorothy Williams displaying Pysanky Easter Eggs at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Dorothy is sitting in a chair wearing a white dress with ribbon embroidery. A table with a large case full of fist-sized, elaborately painted Easter Eggs lies on the table in front of her.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Drinking from a Bota]

Description: Photograph of Fernando Herrera and Alberto Mendoza helping a participant at the Texas Folklife Festival learning how to drink from a bota at the Spanish booth. In the photograph, Fernando is holding the bota in the air in front of the participant, who leans backward with his mouth open, wearing a red plastic bib. A bota is a traditional Spanish receptacle for holding liquids.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Fernando Herrera Demonstrating How to Use the Bota]

Description: Photograph of Fernando Herrera helping a participant at the Texas Folklife Festival learning how to drink from a bota at the Spanish booth. In the photograph, Fernando is holding the bota in the air in front of the participant, who leans backward with his mouth open, wearing a red plastic bib. A bota is a traditional Spanish receptacle for holding liquids.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Hickory and the Tennessee Valley Authority Jam Session]

Description: Photograph of the Hickory and Tennessee Valley Authority evening jam session at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Five men and one woman are playing musical instruments on a stage surrounded by a crowd of festival-goers. The man on the far left plays the banjo, and to his right, a man in a striped shirt plays a violin. The two men in the center of the group play the guitar. On the far right, a woman plays a cello while wearing a white visor. A man to her right is playing a white electric guitar.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Leon Carter and the Texas Funteers]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Funteers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, three men are standing on a red stage with a Texas flag backdrop and a large canopy. The man on the far left is wearing red overalls, a tall canvas hat, and leather boots with a black and tan diamond pattern. He is playing a guitar made of a toilet seat. The man in the center of the photograph playing a banjo, wearing jeans with red suspenders, a striped tie, brown boots, and a felt hat. The man on the far right of the photograph is wearing a red shirt underneath a pair of denim overalls and an over-sized polka-dot bow tie. He sings into a microphone with one bare foot balanced on an upside-down metal tub.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Musical Performance by Andres Acosta]

Description: Photograph of Andres Acosta performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Andres wears a blue suit and sombrero with silver detailing along the seams. He sings into a microphone in front of his back-up band, consisting of three guitar players and three trumpet players.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Norwegian Leikar-Ringen Dancers]

Description: Photograph of the Norwegian Leikar-Ringen Dancers at the 12th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the dancers are arranged in five rows. Each member is wearing a red vest with matching patches sewn onto the front. The women are wearing long skirts with their vests, while the men wear black pants.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Norwegian Leikar-Ringen Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Norwegian Leikar-Ringen Dancers at the 12th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the dancers are arranged in rows, holding the hands of their partners high above their heads as other dancers duck below their arms. Each member is wearing a red vest with matching patches sewn onto the front. The women are wearing long skirts with their vests, while the men wear black pants. People watch the performance around three sides of the raised stage.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Rick Pratt Building a Boat at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Rick Pratt building a boat at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Rick straddles the frame of the boat, leaning over to hammer a nail into the side. Participants from the festival watch Rick as he builds.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Ronnie Fiedler Building Cowhide Chairs]

Description: Photograph of Ronnie Fiedler building cowhide chairs at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Ronnie is wearing a red shirt with white stripes, jeans, and a leather belt. He is stringing thin strips of leather through a wooden frame. Participants at the Festival watch Ronnie as he builds the chairs.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Smoky Wilson Announcing the Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medical Show]

Description: Photograph of Smoky Wilson announcing a performance of Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medicine Show at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Smoky is wearing a coonskin cap and bandanna over a floral shirt, jeans, and suspenders. A large crowd sits on the grassy hill around him as they prepare to watch the performance.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Suzann Thompson Crocheting A Blanket]

Description: Photograph of Suzann Thompson crocheting at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Suzann is sitting by a table covered in blankets, wearing a white dress with a name-tag attached to it. She holds on crochet needle with her right hand while feeding the yarn with her left hand. A boy, her brother Van Thompson, sits behind her at a different table, holding a crochet needle and a piece of paper.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Tom Bingham Demonstrating Woodcarving]

Description: Photograph of Tom Bingham demonstrating wood carving at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Tom sits on a wooden chair, holding a block of wood with one hand, and a carving tool in another. A boy in front of Tom, holding a balloon and watching Tom work. Behind them, another man is standing and carving a piece of wood. Tom is a member of the Woodcarvers of Houston.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph