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[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]

[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]

[Musician John Henry Nobles]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]

[Spanish Folkloric Dance Performance]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]

[Crawfish Racing]

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]

[Flamenco Dancers]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]

[Band Playing in Cajun Country]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]

[Ukrainian Dancers of Dallas]

Description: 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.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Wheeler, Ed

[Italian Folk Dancers]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim

[Wine Making Exhibit]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]

[Woodworking Demonstration]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim

[Possum Queen Daisy Potter]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim

[Possum Cooking]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim

[San Antonio Maliuhay Dancers]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim

[The Harris Family Singers]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Regalia]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim

[Woodworking School]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim

[Blue Grass Kinfolk]

Description: Photograph of the band Blue Grass Kinfolk performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The four male members of the band play either the banjo, the guitar, or violin as they stand towards the front edge of the stage. A woman playing the base stands behind them. She wears a red checkered dress.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim

[Man Standing Next to Bear Carving]

Description: Photograph of a man standing next to a bear carving at the Texas Folklife Festival. Below the carving is a sign that says, "Wildlife Prints." The man is to the right of it, wearing a peach shirt and a straw cowboy hat. In the image, the bear has just killed a deer and is looming over it in a mountainous landscape.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]

[Woman Displaying Polish Costumes and Needlework]

Description: Photograph of a woman displaying Polish costumes and needlework at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is sponsored by the Polish American Center in San Antonio. The woman is wearing traditional clothing: a white peasant blouse with embroidered sleeves and trimmed with lace, a fitted black vest with embroidery and trim, and a floral headband. Out on display are pillows, aprons, and an assortment of decorative needlework.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]

[Laura Bretzke Holding Cloth Flowers]

Description: Photograph of Laura Bretzke in the Polish American Center booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing traditional folk wear: a white peasant blouse under a sleeveless green dress with floral embroidery. She has long dirty-blonde hair and is holding a bouquet of cloth flowers.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]