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[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

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[Cajun Country Crawfish Race]

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

[Joe Pyle Demonstrating Glass Crafting]

Description: Photograph of Joe Pyle from Odessa, Texas, demonstrating glass crafting at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Joe wears a red shirt and jeans as he holds an intricate piece of glass in his hands, directing it around a mounted blowtorch, stretching and forming the design.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Artificial Flower Bouquets]

Description: Photograph of artificial flower making at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a woman stands behind a festival booth, arranging artificial floral bouquets in brown wicker baskets.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Artificial Flower Making]

Description: Photograph of artificial flower making at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a woman sits inside a festival booth, delicately painting the inside of a plastic flower. Several finished flowers are secured in floral foam on the front table of the booth.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Polish Craft Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Polish crafts booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two women wearing traditional Polish clothing display their wares for festival participants. Crocheted pillows, porcelain teacups, and floral arrangements decorate the booth.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph