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[Arts and Crafts Booth]

Description: Photograph of Shufa Padilla (left) and friend at the Tigua Indians' arts and crafts booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. One man is looking down at the table, while the other is looking out. Both men are wearing decoration around their necks. Feathered headdresses are hanging behind them.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Band Performing at Festival]

Description: Photograph of Dallas Roy, guitarist with the Jackie Callier and Rambling Aces Band, playing in the Cajun Country section at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in front of a microphone and appears to be singing while playing the guitar. Other musicians are in the back playing the accordion and the guitar. There are several speakers set up around the band. The musicians in the band are all wearing red and white tops with white vests and caps. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Band Performing on a Stage]

Description: Photograph of the Boerne Village Band performing on a stage at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The musicians are playing various instruments; several music stands and one microphone are in front of them. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Booth Selling Cajun Souvenirs]

Description: Photograph of a booth selling Cajun souvenirs at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. W.T. Oliver (right), co-chairman of Cajun Country, is standing in front of the booth, shaking hands with a festival participant. Several participants are behind the booth, selling crawfish pins for $1.75 and Cajun t-shirts for $2.50.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Boy Sharpening Knife]

Description: Photograph of a boy sharpening a pocket knife on a grindstone during the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. In the Children's Toyland and Barnyard section of the festival, the boy is sitting at the grindstone; another young boy is watching the process. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Boys in Corn Crib]

Description: Photograph of two young boys in the corn crib in the "Corn Shuckin'" area at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The young boys are kneeling on the ground which is covered in corn husks. A cardboard box is on the ground in front of them, and one boy appears to be taking out an ear of corn from the box.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Bread Crumb Sculpture Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Betty Smith, from Lancaster, Texas, creating bread crumb sculptures at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting at a table with a loaf of bread and various craft supplies, including scissors, glue, and small flowers. Festival participants are crowded around the table.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Club Members Performing a Lebanese Dance]

Description: Photograph of Ameleb Club members performing a Lebanese dance following the rain shower on the opening day of the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are holding hands and dancing on a designated dance floor. The dancers are not dressed in traditional Lebanese garments, though several of the dancers are wearing rain ponchos. Tarps cover other areas in the background.
Date: September 7, 1973
Item Type: Photograph

[Corncob Doll Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Charlene Berryman, from Kingsbury, Texas, making corncob dolls at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting at a table and working with corn and cornhusks. Finished dolls, that are wearing dresses and bonnets, are on the table. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Cowboys Giving Out Free Cowboy Kisses]

Description: Photograph of chuck wagon cook, Tom Perini, leaning over a counter to give a festival participant a free cowboy kiss at the food booth in Cattle Drive Corral during the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The gentleman is wearing a denim shirt, cowboy hat, and leather chaps. The woman is wearing a light floral blouse and dark pants. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Czech Band Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Peppermint Orchestra, a Czech band from Richardson, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The band members are on a small stage and are playing a variety of instruments, including the trumpet, saxophone, accordion, drums, and sousaphone. The members are wearing light shirts and dark slacks; some are also wearing sombreros. There are signs in front of the band that say, "The Peppermint Orch." Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Dancers Performing a Cajun Dance]

Description: Photograph of dancers at a fais do-do in Cajun Country at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Couples are holding on to each other and appear to be dancing. A band can be seen performing in the background; festival participants are also visible.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[English Pub Booth]

Description: Photograph of the English pub at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is enclosed by walls on all sides; inside of the pub is a booth selling beer, small tables and chairs, festival participants playing darts, and musicians holding instruments. There are festival participants both inside and outside the pub. A sign on the pub says, "A group of enthusiastic British San Antonians."
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[English Pub Booth]

Description: Photograph of workers behind the booth in the English Pub at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. It appears to be raining in the booth as some of the women behind the booth are holding umbrellas and rain ponchos; the top of the bar is also wet. The booth is selling both beer and food; there is a sign that states that English sausage rolls are $.25.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Festival Participant Portraying "Mr. Cajun"]

Description: Photograph of Ervin Comeaux portraying "Mr. Cajun" at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The festival participant is wearing a red beret, a red bow tie, and a red vest over a white collared shirt. A crawfish pin is attached to the vest.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Festival Participant Portraying "Mrs. Cajun"]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Ervin Comeaux portraying "Mrs. Cajun" at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The participant is wearing a white blouse with a crawfish pin, a polka dot skirt, and a large hat covered with what appears to be white organza.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Festival Participants Drying Off]

Description: Photograph of chuck wagon cooks drying off in their food booth following a rain shower from Hurricane Delia at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Tom Perini is on the left and Robert Williams is on the right. The gentlemen, wearing denim shirts, cowboy hats, and leather chaps, are standing with their arms around each other. A green tarp covers the food booth.
Date: September 7, 1973
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Festival Participants Falling in the Mud]

Description: Photograph of festival participants following a rain shower from Hurricane Delia on opening day of the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several people, including chuck wagon cooks, Tom Perini (left) and Robert Williams, are falling into the puddles and mud, causing water to splash up. Festival booths are visible around them.
Date: September 7, 1973
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Floor Guides Carrying Balloons to be Released]

Description: Photograph of several floor guides each carrying a bunch of balloons in a variety shapes, sizes, and colors at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The East Texas String Ensemble is playing instruments and standing in front of microphones as the floor guides are bringing out the balloons to be released around them. Festival participants are standing all around the band and balloons.
Date: September 7, 1973
Item Type: Photograph

[Fortune Teller with Customer]

Description: Photograph of a fortune teller, with a customer, in the Polish castle at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The fortune teller is sitting on one side of the table and the customer is on the other side; the customer is holding a deck of cards. A banner with writing and drawings is visible behind the fortune teller.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[German Folk Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Cameron German Folk Dancers performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are partnered off and are clasping hands. The men are wearing lederhosen and the women are wearing red and yellow skirts. They are performing on a parking lot as festival participants watch.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Glassblower in Action]

Description: Photograph of Robert Anthony Lewandowski, Polish glass blower, at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding a glass figurine over an open flame from the blowtorch that is sitting on top of a table. Various tools are on the table in front of him.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Gospel Singing]

Description: Photograph of Black Gospel, directed by Amelonee Whitaker and from Nacogdoches, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Two musicians are standing and singing into microphones. In the background, another musician is seated at a piano; a woman is standing by the piano, bending over slightly. A sign that reads, "Gospel Singing," hangs on the wall behind them.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Handmaid Toy Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a young girl and man in the Children's Toyland and Barnyard section at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is holding a small hammer; the man is holding the toy, which appears to be the beginning of an animal's head. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph