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[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

[Rattlesnake Mounts]

Description: Photograph of rattlesnake mounts at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man is preparing the mounts as festival participants watch.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Pottery Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a pottery demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man wearing a blue and orange striped shirt, a beaded headband, and jeans, steadies the pottery wheel with one hand as he prepares a bowl of clay.
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, 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

[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

[Pysanky Easter Egg Painting]

Description: Photograph of Pysanky Easter egg painting at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a girl is sitting in the Russian booth wearing traditional Russian clothing. Jars of paint lay on the table in front of her.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Mexican Flower Making]

Description: Photograph of Mexican flower making at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man wearing a white shirt with bright colored embroidery across the chest and collar attaches paper leaves to a metal stem.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Boerne Village Band]

Description: Photograph of the Boerne Village Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The German Band sits in a semicircle, performing on a grey stage covered in red, yellow and green bunting.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Boerne Village Band Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Boerne Village Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The German Band sits in a semicircle, performing on a grey stage covered in red, yellow and green bunting, while a crowd of festival-participants watch.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Wurstfest Opa Band Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Wurstfest Opa Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Three members of the band stand on the stage, playing the saxophone and electronic keyboard.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Chili Appreciation Society Members]

Description: Photograph of members of the San Antonio Pod of the Chili Appreciation International Society at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man wearing a pair of denim overalls over a yellow shirt with a red bandanna tied around his neck and a hat decorated with feathers holding a small bowl of chili. To his left, a woman wears a denim shirt with a red bandanna and a black hat.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph