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[Agnes and Ervin Comeaux]

Description: Color photograph of a woman and a man, identified as Agnes and Ervin Comeaux, standing together at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a red blouse, a full, striped skirt and a white hat. She is holding a parasol over her shoulder. Next to her, Ervin is wearing a button-up shirt, a white fringed vest, and a red beret. They are members of the Golden Triangle Cajun Club.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Agnes Comeaux with Parasol]

Description: Color photograph of Agnes Comeaux, a member of the Golden Triangle Cajun Club and a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is dressed in red and white attire, including a matching parasol, hat, and sunglasses.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]

Description: Color photograph of a young man dressed in Alabama-Coushatta tribal embellishments. He is participating as a dancer representing the Alabama-Coushatta tribe of Texas, performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a beaded headband, a beaded stole, and a beaded necklace. Secured by a tie at his chin, his headdress protrudes from behind him; it is made of feathers in various colors.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[The Alamo City Highlanders]

Description: Color photograph of a marching band of men playing the bagpipes at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all dressed in traditional Scottish attire.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alvin Sueltenfuss, Wine Maker]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly man wearing a cowboy hat and a patterned button-up shirt, identified as Alvin Sueltenfuss from Boerne, Texas. His hands are placed on a bulbous glass container filled with wine that he has made; a white tube that is embedded in the container's cap leads off the picture plane. His booth is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alvin Sueltenfuss, Wine Maker, with a Friend]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly man wearing a cowboy hat and a patterned button-up shirt, identified as Alvin Sueltenfuss from Boerne, Texas. He is holding a corked glass bottle filled with wine. Several more bottles are on the table before him, as is a large jug of wine that has an embedded tube running from its cap. A man, who is also wearing a cowboy hat, stands to his right. This booth is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Ameleb Lebanese Dancers]

Description: Color photograph of a group of women who are part of the Ameleb Lebanese Dancers, performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all wearing the traditional Lebanese dancing costume: a bra top and bedleh-style pants. They are dancing in a circle with their arms open and extended horizontally. A crowd of onlookers sit on a grassy hill next to the dance floor.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Ameleb Lebanese Dancers]

Description: Color photograph of five women who are part of the Ameleb Lebanese Dancers, performers at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all wearing black bra tops trimmed in gold with sheer bedleh-style pants. They are caught mid-dance, each with one of their arms in the air. A crowd of onlookers sit on a grassy hill next to the dancefloor.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Apple Dolls]

Description: Color photograph of a group of four people surveying the array of apple dolls on the cloth-covered table before them. The display of dolls belongs to a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Arm Wrestling Contest]

Description: Color photograph of two young boys engaging in an arm wrestling contest over a white table with the shape of the Texas state painted at its center. A couple of children are standing around the table to watch. They are visitors of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[At the Polish Food Booth]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly woman in traditional Polish attire, sitting at the Polish food booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is spreading an unidentifiable condiment onto a slice of bread.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Baking Bread in Coffee Cans]

Description: Color photograph of a man operating an oven outdoors at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Within the oven are three coffee cans filled with baking bread dough. The man is wearing a red gingham shirt, a chef's hat, and an apron.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Banjo Player in Tennessee Valley Authority]

Description: Color photograph of man playing the banjo in a band called Tennessee Valley Authority at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. To his immediate left, a man is playing the upright bass. To that man's left is another man playing the acoustic guitar. Each musician has a microphone pointed at their instrument.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Bass Box Players for The Hoboes]

Description: Color photograph of a pair of bass box players for a band called The Hoboes, a group performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The bass boxes feature holes at their front and broomsticks that protrude from their tops.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Berm Dog, Institute of Texan Cultures Mascot]

Description: Color photograph of a man driving a golf-cart with a tan and white dog seated next to him. The man is identified as Buddy Pfeiffer an employee of the Institute of Texan Cultures; the dog is known as Berm Dog, the institute's mascot. They are touring the festival grounds, which is visibly rife with festival goers in the background.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Berm Sliding]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy sliding on a grassy berm at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival; he is using a flattened cardboard box as his vehicle. He is wearing a striped shirt, denim shorts, knee-high socks, and tennis shoes. Behind him is another boy.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Bill Burns of The Bluegrass Kinfolks]

Description: Color photograph of a man named Bill Burns playing the fiddle in a band known as The Bluegrass Kinfolks at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a straw cowboy hat and eyeglasses. A microphone on a microphone stand has been set before him to pick up the sound of his fiddle. A man playing the Dobro guitar is partially visible behind him to his left.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Boiled Possum]

Description: Color photograph of two men, Dick Potter and Jack F. "Spot" Baird, checking whether a possum is done after boiling it in a large pot. They are holding the boiled carcass up with a stick that is attached to a stethoscope. A crowd has gathered around to watch this spectacle at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Bruce Montague with Other Festival Participants]

Description: Color photograph of a man, identified as Bruce Montague, demonstrating his roping skills by encircling two female participants at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The woman on the left is wearing traditional Korean attire and the woman on the right is wearing traditional Mexican attire.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Chicken Flying Contest]

Description: Color photograph of a chicken flying contest, wherein a live chicken is put into a mailbox and pushed out with a plunger. A large crowd is gathered to watch. A small boy sits atop the shoulders of an adult in the foreground. This spectacle is a traditional event at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Children in Traditional German Dancing Attire]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy and young girl dressed in traditional German dancing attire. According to accompanying information, they are associated with a German folk dancing group called "Die Rathkamp Tanzer," who are performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Riding Horseback]

Description: Color photograph of two young children, a girl and a boy, riding horseback on a green hillside at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The horse is a pale color and is wearing a saddle and reins. A young boy who is leading the horse near the front is partially visible.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Churning Butter with Marie Fleming]

Description: Color photograph of a teenage girl churning butter in a glass paddle churn while an older woman, identified as Marie Fleming from Nederland, Texas, watches her work. The churn is placed in a bed of ice contained in an aluminum pan. This booth is one of many at the 7th Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Construction of a Log House]

Description: Color photograph of a log house mid-construction at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A large group of people are gathered either to watch or to participate. On the left, several logs are laid out on the ground. On the right the house's walls are nearly complete. Directly behind the construction is a shingled, wooden building.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph