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[Jethro Holmes and His Ox]
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.
[Jethro Holmes and His Ox]
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.
[Belgian Bolls Game]
Photograph of festival participants playing Belgian bolls at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man is leaning towards a target wearing a white collared shirt and plaid pants, throwing a ball towards a small box in the corner of a booth.
[The Harris Family Singers]
Photograph of the Singing Harris family performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band, consisting of two girls, a boy, and their dad, perform on stage in front of festival participants. The two girls and their dad sing while the boy plays the electric guitar.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Costumes]
Photograph of members of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe preparing costumes for a dance demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a small boy wears traditional Native-American dance regalia as a woman leans over his fur boot, attaching bells to his costume.
[Jerry Perritte Vocal Performance]
Photograph of the Singing Harris family performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band, consisting of two girls, a boy, and their dad, Jerry Perritte, perform on stage in front of festival participants. The two girls and their dad sing while the boy plays the electric guitar.
[Rawhide Rope Making]
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.
[Harris Family Singers Pianist]
Photograph of a pianist accompanying the Harris Family Singers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The pianist, from Lufkin, Texas, wears a short-sleeved dress with light-colored sandals. She sings into a microphone in front of festival participants.
[Willie Champion playing Flamenco guitar]
Photograph of Willie "El Curro" Champion, a Flamenco guitarist, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. "El Curro" performs on-stage in front of a large crowd. He rests one foot on a wooden chair as he plays into a microphone. He is wearing a floral shirt, dark pants and sunglasses.
[Feather Headdress Making]
Photograph of a woman making a feathered headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman, a member of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe, ties together the intricate bead and feather design.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]
Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear intricate headdresses, belts, and boots as they perform on a grassy area for festival participants.
[Virge T. Williams With His Hog Dogs]
Photograph of Virge T. Williams, also known as Cowboy, with his hog dogs at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Virge kneels in the grass in front of the hog dogs' crate, petting one of them while the other stands to the right.
[Tony Fill Fenoglio Holding a Watermelon]
Photograph of Tony Fill Fenoglio holding a large melon, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Tony, the coordinator of the Montague Texas Italian Bocce Club, wears a bandanna around his head, square glasses, and a bocce club shirt.
[Middle-Eastern Dance Demonstration]
Photograph of a Middle-Eastern dance demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancer stands between four men as she demonstrates how to perform a specific dance. They imitate her movements for a large crowd of festival participants who surround the stage.
[Sourdough Biscuit Making]
Photograph of Cliff Teinart making sourdough biscuits at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Cliff wears a floral shirt with a white bandanna tied around his neck, a tan cowboy hat, and denim jeans. He rolls a ball of dough in his hands, forming a roll from the large amount of dough in a bowl on the table in front of him.
[Claudia Ball With A Hawk]
Photograph of Claudia Ball, the director of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Claudia wears a straw sunhat and a patterned shirt as a hawk balances on her wrist.
[Honey Tasting]
Photograph of festival participants in the Honey Hut at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a boy is sampling a spoonful of honey. A man stands to his left examining the combs the honey came from. A glass case of honeybees is visible in the background.
[Cliff Teinart Making Sourdough Biscuits]
Photograph of Cliff Teinart making sourdough biscuits at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Cliff wears a floral shirt with a white bandanna tied around his neck, a tan cowboy hat, and denim jeans. He rolls a ball of dough in his hands, forming a roll from the large amount of dough in a bowl on the table in front of him.
[Batik Demonstration]
Photograph of Batik lessons at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A long table is set up with cloth, string, and bowls of water for festival participants to learn the art of batik, and Indonesian form of embroidery. A woman wearing a bandanna around her head and an embroidered dress works on a piece of batik with the help of an instructor.
[Milking Contest]
Photograph of a festival-goer participating in a milking contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man wears a knitted shirt with jeans as he milks the udders of the dairy cow in front of him.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer Jack Battise]
Photograph of Jack Pattise with a festival participant at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jack wears a feather headdress from the Alabama-Coushatta tribe. He stands next to a festival participant speaking into a microphone.
[Oscar Trevino, Flamenco Dancer]
Photograph of Oscar Trevino, member of Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio, dancing Flamenco at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancer wears a velvet bolero over a ruffled shirt, cummerbund, and dark pants. He raised his arms in the air and points one foot to the left as he performs for festival participants. In background is Rosalinda (Chayo) Champion.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer Jack Battise]
Photograph of Jack Pattise with a festival participant at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jack wears a feather headdress from the Alabama-Coushatta tribe as he speaks into a microphone. He stands to the left of a man wearing patterned suspenders over a short-sleeved shirt.
[Oscar Trevino,Flamenco Dancer]
Photograph of Oscar Trevino, Flamenco dancer, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancer wears a velvet bolero over a ruffled shirt, cummerbund, and dark pants. He raised his arms in the air and points one foot to the left as he performs for festival participants. In background is Rosalinda (Chayo) Champion.
[Batik School]
Photograph of Batik lessons at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A long table is set up with cloth, string, and bowls of water for festival participants to learn the art of batik, and Indonesian form of embroidery. Several women sit at the table working on their individual pieces of embroidery.
[Willie (El Curro) Champion, Flamenco Guitarist]
Photograph of Willie (El Curro) Champion performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The guitarist performs on-stage in front of a large crowd of festival participants. He strums the guitar wearing a floral shirt and a silver wristwatch.
[Fiesta Folklorico de Helotes Spanish Dancers]
Photograph of a dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers are members of Fiesta Folklorico de Helotes Spanish group. They wear white halter tops, long black skirts and rose barrettes in their hair. Each girl holds an organza scarf in her hands, twirling it around for a large crowd of festival participants.
[Milking Demonstration]
Photograph of a milking contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two men squat on short stools underneath two diary cows. The participants race to see you can milk their cow the fastest. Competition judges watch the race from behind a metal fence.
[Crawfish Racing Competition]
Photograph of crawfish race at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The head of the crawfish racing leans over the racing table, preparing to release the crawfish in front of a crowd of festival participants.
[Dancing in Cajun Country]
Photograph of Virge T. Williams, also known as Cowboy, dancing in Cajun Country at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Virge wears a cowboy hat, long-sleeve shirt, and denim jeans as he dances with a woman wearing a polka-dotted sleeveless shirt and dark pants.
[Chinese Food Booth]
Photograph of the Chinese Food Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two women stand in front of a wok, cooking Chinese cuisine for festival participants. Both women wear short sleeved dresses and sandals as they cook.
[Spanish Folkloric Dancers]
Photograph of the Fiesta Folklorico de Helotes Spanish Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear white halter tops with long black skirts trimmed in floral fabric, with roses in their hair and long earrings. The girls perform on a large stage in front of a festival participants.
[Musician John Henry Nobles]
Photograph of John Henry Nobles, also known as Bones, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bones, a musician from Beaumont, Texas, sits on the edge of a low stage with his feet in the grass, wearing a felt beret with a colorful shirt and pants. He sits next to a man wearing a white shirt and translucent sunglasses.
[Spanish Folkloric Dance Performance]
Photograph of the Fiesta Folklorico de Helotes Spanish Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Dancer Cathy Gonzalez,second from left,wears a white halter top with long black skirt trimmed in floral fabric, with roses in her hair and long earrings. The girls stand in a line with their arms raised in the air, performing on a large stage in front of a crowd of festival participants.
[Crawfish Racing]
Photograph of crawfish race at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The head of the crawfish racing leans over the racing table, preparing to release the crawfish in front of a crowd of festival participants.
[Flamenco Dancers]
Photograph of the Fiesta Folklorico de Helotes Spanish Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The female dancers wear white halter tops with long black skirts trimmed in floral fabric, with roses in their hair and long earrings. The men wear white shirts under black vests with dark pants and scarves around their neck. A band plays behind the dancers for the festival participants.
[Band Playing in Cajun Country]
Photograph of a band performing in "Cajun Country" at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band performs on a stage outside of the Institute of Texas Cultures. The band members include a violinist, a guitarist, an accordion player, and a steel guitarist.
[Cajun Country Crawfish Race]
Photograph of crawfish race participants at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The race participants put Louisiana hot sauce on the crawfish before they race, as a large crowd of festival participants watch.
[Ukrainian Dancers of Dallas]
Photograph of the Ukrainian Dancers of Dallas, Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers are arranged in a circle. Every other dancer is of the opposite sex. The women wrap their hands around the necks of members next to them. Each man wraps his arms around the waists of then women next to her, lifting each woman in the air as they spin in a circle. The dancers are wearing white shirts with either red pants or red skirts.
[Italian Folk Dancers]
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.
[Wine Making Exhibit]
Photograph of Alvin Sueltenfuss showing a child how to use antique wine making equipment at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Alvin stands behind the child, directing his hands toward the large wheel used to crush grapes and sort of the seeds and stems.
[Bob Murphey, Texas Storyteller]
Photograph of Bob Murphey, a storyteller from East Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bob performs on a stage, speaking into a microphone, and wearing a cowboy hat with a short-sleeved denim shirt.
[Alabama-Coushatta Beadwork]
Photograph of a woman creating a beaded headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman, a member of the Alabama Coushatta tribe, spreads out the large headdress decorated with feathers and beads.
[Woodworking Demonstration]
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.
[Possum Queen Daisy Potter]
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.
[Possum Cooking]
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.
[San Antonio Maliuhay Dancers]
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.
[The Harris Family Singers]
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.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Regalia]
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.
[Woodworking School]
Photograph of a woodworking school at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two festival participants assist a festival volunteer with wood carving. They sit on hay bales around a short wooden sawhorse covered with wood carving supplies.