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[Claudia Ball With A Hawk]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Honey Tasting]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Cliff Teinart Making Sourdough Biscuits]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Russian Folk Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Russian folk dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man and a woman dance together on a stage wearing traditionally Russian clothing. The woman wears a white ruffled shirt tucked into a red skirt with a lace-up vest and flowers in her hair. The man wears a white linen shirt with floral ribbon embroidered across the sleeves and wrist.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Polish Eagles Performer]

Description: Photograph of The Polish Eagles performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a member of the Polish Eagles plays the accordion in a red hat with white and red ribbon trim, a shirt made of patterned blue fabric, and white pants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Blue Grass Kinfolk Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Blue Grass Kinfolk performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The four band members, three men and one woman, play the guitar, violin, and cello underneath a large awning.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Wurstfest Opa Band]

Description: Photograph of the Wurstfest Opa Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. One man plays a tuba and another plays the drum on the stage covered in bright bunting. The band members wear white shirts with matching black hats and colorful red ties.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Precision Shooter Joe Bowman]

Description: Photograph of Joe Bowman, a precision shooter demonstrating his technique at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Joe wears a tan shirt with brown fringe, a cowboy hat, white jeans, boots, and a leather holster. He holds two pistols in his hand amid a cloud of smoke, after shooting them at an unseen target.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[The Singing Harris Family]

Description: Photograph of the Singing Harris Family performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two girls and a man sing into microphones on a grey stage during a night time performance. The girls wear white skirts with light blue shirts, while the man wears denim pants and a blue plaid shirt.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]

Description: Photograph of the Alabama-Coushatta Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear traditional Native-American clothing as they dance on a grey stage in front of a crowd of festival-participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Batik Demonstration]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Milking Contest]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer Jack Battise]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Oscar Trevino, Flamenco Dancer]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer Jack Battise]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Oscar Trevino,Flamenco Dancer]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Batik School]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Willie (El Curro) Champion, Flamenco Guitarist]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Fiesta Folklorico de Helotes Spanish Dancers]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Milking Demonstration]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Crawfish Racing Competition]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Dancing in Cajun Country]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Chinese Food Booth]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Spanish Folkloric Dancers]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph