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[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

[Folk Dancers Performing a Dance]

Description: Photograph of the San Antonio Jewish Community Center folk dancers performing a dance at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The female dancers are wearing long-sleeve dresses and the male dancers are wearing long-sleeve tops and slacks. Most of the dancers are barefoot.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
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

[German Folk Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Cameron German Folk Dancers performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers have separated to form small circles; they are clasping hands within the small groups. The men are wearing lederhosen and the women are wearing skirts. They are performing on a parking lot as festival participants watch.
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; each couple faces each other. The men are wearing lederhosen and the women are wearing skirts. They are performing on a parking lot as festival participants watch.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Girl Running With Balloons in the Rain]

Description: Photograph of Miss Stephens, a daughter of an employee of the second annual Texas Folklife Festival, running through the muddy grounds after the opening ceremony. She is carrying three balloons from the failed balloon release. Hair in pigtails, she is barefoot and wearing a white t-shirt with black pants.
Date: September 7, 1973
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

[High School Band Performing]

Description: Photograph of the New Braunfels High School German Polka Band, directed by Joe Rogers, performing music at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The band is performing on the back of a flatbed trailer. The band members are playing a variety of instruments, including the saxophone, clarinet, and drums. The have music stands and microphones in front of them; festival participants are visible all around.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph