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[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Regalia]

Description: Photograph of women preparing Alabama-Coushatta Indian dance regalia at the Texas Folklife Festival. The women sew red and purple feathers onto large headresses. One woman sits in the grass weaving string in and out of a cardboard circle, while another sits in a chair working on a yellow and green headdress.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Blacksmithing Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Basil Garcia, a blacksmith, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Basil wears a denim shirt and jeans as he works at his blacksmithing station, demonstrating his craft to festival participant.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Blue Grass Kinfolk]

Description: Photograph of the band Blue Grass Kinfolk performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The four male members of the band play either the banjo, the guitar, or violin as they stand towards the front edge of the stage. A woman playing the base stands behind them. She wears a red checkered dress.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Child Playing With Hoops]

Description: Photograph of a girl from the Alabama-Coushatta Native American tribe playing with large red hoops at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The girl wears a blue striped swimsuit top with a red bow, pink shorts, and floral print shoes.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Gilmor Yamboree Respresentatives with Hondo Crouch]

Description: Photograph of Hondo Crouch speaking with Gilmer Yamboree representatives at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Hondo, second from the left, wears a cream cowboy hat with a denim shirt and khaki pants. The woman to his left wears a red blouse and white pants with large cream sunglasses. Two men stand to Hondo's left, wearing denim overalls with different hats.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Grape Stomping]

Description: Photograph of a festival participant grape stomping in the Kendall County Community Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The young girl wears a short-sleeved floral shirt with blue shorts. She looks down into the metal bucket of crushed grapes.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Grape Stomping Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Alvin Sueltenfuss grape stomping in the Kendall County Community Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Alvin wears a red striped shirt with red pants rolled up to his waist as he crushes grapes with his feet. Festival booths are visible behind Alvin.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[The Harris Family Singers]

Description: Photograph of the Harris Family band singing gospel under the Brush Arbor at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. On the stage, two girls wearing matching green and blue dresses sing with father, wearing a blue shirt and plaid pants. Behind them, a boy plays the electric guitar, wearing an orange shirt and jeans.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Italian Folk Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Italian folk dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The two girls are wearing traditional Italian peasant clothing consisting of a black vest, white blouse, and colorful skirt as they dance for festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Italian Folk Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Italian folk dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The two girls are wearing traditional Italian peasant clothing consisting of a black vest, white blouse, and colorful skirts as they dance for festival participants.
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 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

[Jethro Holmes Sugar Mill Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Jethro Holmes and his oxen working the sugar cane mill at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The black oxen are harnessed to the sugar cane mill, walking in circles to give the machine its' power. Jethro stands to the left of one of his ox, holding its' reins and guiding it around the circle.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Mexican Tortas]

Description: Photograph of a man preparing sausages for Mexican tortas at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man wears a Coors brewing hat with a white striped shirt and khaki pants. He uses tongs to turn over the three rows of sausages cooking on the grill.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Peanut Butter Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Grady Higdon making peanut butter at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Grady is pouring peanuts into a metal grinder. He cranks the handle of the grinder with his other hand as peanut butter drops out of the opening, into a plastic bowl.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Possum Cooking]

Description: Photograph of Dick Potter and Jack F. Baird, also known as Spot, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Dick holds the lid of a pot for Spot, who inspects a cooked possum inside of the pot. Both men wear denim overalls with long-sleeve patterned shirts underneath.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Possum Queen Daisy Potter]

Description: Photograph of Daisy Potter, the Possum Queen of the Gilmer Yamboree, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Daisy wears a long dress with a plaid bodice and pink skirt. She carries a white lace umbrella and examines a potato in her hand in the Gilmer Yamboree Booth.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
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

[San Antonio Maliuhay Dancers]

Description: Photograph of the San Antonio Maliuhay Dancers teaching FIlipino Tinikling at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man and a woman stand onstage, jumping in and out of two poles operated by two women from the dancing club. The dancers wear white blouses with floral skirts and yellow sashes. A large group of festival participants watches the demonstration.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Sugar Mill Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Jethro Holmes and his oxen working the sugar cane mill at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The black oxen are harnessed to the sugar cane mill, walking in circles to give the machine its' power. Jethro stands behind the oxen with a cane pole as he guides them around and around.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Sugar Milling]

Description: Photograph of Jethro Holmes and his oxen working the sugar cane mill at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The black oxen are harnessed to the sugar cane mill, walking in circles to give the machine its' power. Behind Jethro, Jerry Young leads the second ox around the post.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Sugar Processing Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Jethro Holmes and his oxen working the sugar cane mill at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The black oxen are harnessed to the sugar cane mill, walking in circles to give the machine its' power. Jethro stands to the left of one of his ox, holding its' reins and guiding it around the circle.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[The Woodrome Family Singers]

Description: Photograph of the Woodrome Family Singers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man and a woman stand on stage, playing guitar and singing into separate microphones. The woman wears a purple and white sundress and white sandals, while the man wears long overalls and a calico shirt.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Woodworking Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a girl participating in woodworking school at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio Texas. The girl wears a blue shirt and denim jeans as she sands a piece of wood. A festival volunteer stands behind her, working on a larger piece of wood.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph