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[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

[Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers from SPJST Lodge 84 of Dallas, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Representing Czechfest, the young dancers are performing on a small stage and are wearing what appear to be traditional Czech garments. The dancers have formed two lines and are facing each other; the dancers are holding hands with the person beside them.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers from SPJST Lodge 84 of Dallas, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Representing Czechfest, the young dancers are performing on a small stage and are wearing what appear to be traditional Czech garments. The dancers have partnered off; each set of partners are holding hands. 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. The couple in the foreground is clasping hands and appears 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

[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

[Dart Game in English Pub]

Description: Photograph of festival participants playing darts inside the English Pub at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. A woman is holding onto a dart with her right hand and is poised to throw it. Other festival participants are visible behind her.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Director Talking to Festival Participants]

Description: Photograph of R. Henderson Shuffler, executive director of the Institute of Texan Cultures, talking to festival participants at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The director appears to be in mid-speech as the small group listens.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Egg Shell Painting Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Karen Sears, from Snyder, Texas, painting egg shells, at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting at a table and painting directly on an egg shell; the table contains a carton of eggs, paint, paintbrushes, and other supplies. Several painted eggs are on display on the table under a glass dome. Festival participants are standing near the table, watching.
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 Booths in the Parking Lot]

Description: Photograph of festival booths in the Institute of Texan Cultures parking lot at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The booths are colorful and are covered with a light-weight covering. Colorful pennant streamers attached to the tops of the booths stretch across the parking lots. Festival participants and workers are visible.
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 Dancing to Live Music]

Description: Photograph of V.T. "Cowboy" Williams and partner dancing to the music of Jackie Callier and the Rambling Aces Band in Cajun Country at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The two dancers are holding on to each other and are stepping forward in unison. Several other people appear to be dancing, while festival participants are gathered around the designated dance floor.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Festival Participants Dancing to Live Music]

Description: Photograph of participants of the second annual Texas Folklife Festival dancing to the music of Jackie Callier and the Rambling Aces Band in Cajun Country. The members of the band, all wearing white vests, are elevated on a stage; they are playing a variety of instruments including the accordion, violin, and guitar. Other festival participants can be seen from afar on a hill.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Festival Participants Dancing to Live Music]

Description: Photograph of the festival participants dancing to the music of Jackie Callier and the Rambling Aces Band in Cajun Country at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The band is elevated on the stage in the background; couples are dancing to the live music. A lightweight cover creates a ceiling above the dance floor. Festival participants can be seen standing and sitting on the hill in the background.
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

[Festival Participants Playing Horseshoes]

Description: Photograph of a festival participant in the act of pitching a horseshoe at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He has just released the horseshoe, which is visible midair. He still has his right arm raised and he is stepping forward with his right foot; another horseshoe is in his left hand. Festival participants are standing behind him.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Festival Participants Walking Through the Mud]

Description: Photograph of festival participants following a rain shower from Hurricane Delia at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The people are holding on to each other as they walk, through the puddles and mud, back to their booth in Cattle Drive Corral. Tom Perini is pictured in the center. The gentlemen are wearing denim shirts and leather chaps, while the women are wearing colorful shirts and slacks.
Date: September 7, 1973
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Fiddler Performing Music]

Description: Photograph of Zaragoza Guajardo, second fiddle for the Silveraiders and Serenaders of Devine band, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The musician is playing the fiddle as he is turned toward the rest of the band. Other musicians are playing instruments behind him.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Flamenco Dancer Performing]

Description: Photograph of Elaine Flores,from Los Flamencos de San Antonio,dancing Flamenco on stage at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancer is wearing colorful Flamenco clothing, which includes a cropped top and a flowing skirt. Festival participants are sitting and standing all around the stage.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
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