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[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Hoop Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian hoop dancer at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancer is wearing traditional garments, which includes a beaded band around the forehead and chest, a breechcloth, and fur above the moccasins. He is dancing with several hoops while festival participants watch.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancer at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing traditional garments and what appears to be a roach headdress, likely comprised of fur and porcupine guard hair. The headdress comes over the front of his face and is gathered at the chin. A blue beaded band with a large circle decoration at the forehead circles his head. A wide, blue beaded band with similar diamond decorations hangs over his chest. He is wearing a red tank top; feathers are attached to his back.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancer at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing traditional garments and what appears to be a roach headdress, likely comprised of fur and porcupine guard hair. The headdress is tied at the chin. A beaded band with a large circle decoration at the forehead circles his head. A wide, blue beaded band, along with other beads and jewelry, hangs over his chest. He is shirtless; pink and white feathers are attached to his back. Other festival participants appear in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers performing in a parking lot at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are all wearing traditional garments, comprising of roach headdresses, beaded bands, breechcloths, moccasins, and feathers. Festival participants surround the dancers.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are wearing traditional garments, comprised of beaded bands and breechcloths. Feathers of various colors are attached to their backs. Festival participants watch in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are wearing traditional garments, comprised of roach headdresses, beaded bands, and breechcloths. Feathers of various colors are attached to their backs.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are in traditional garments and appear to be preparing for a dance in a parking lot. An elaborate array of yellow, pink, black, and white feathers form the back of the garments. The dancers are wearing headdresses and fur and bell decorations on the legs, above the moccasins. Festival participants surround the dancers.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancer in the foreground is wearing traditional garments, including white beaded bands around the forehead, arms, wrists, and neck. A blue beaded belt circles the waist. The dancer is wearing a purple breechcloth and his legs are covered with what appears to be fur and bells. Other dancers are visible behind him, along with the festival participants. Feathers of various colors are attached to the backs of the dancers.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Arm Wrestling Contest]

Description: Photograph of festival participants competing in an arm wrestling contest at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The two men are sitting at a table and are clasping hands; one man has pinned his competitor's arm to the table. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Arm Wrestling Contest]

Description: Photograph of young festival participants competing in an arm wrestling contest at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The two young boys are sitting at a table; they are currently grasping hands and appear to be even at this point. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Arm Wrestling Contest]

Description: Photograph of young festival participants competing in an arm wrestling contest at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The two young boys are sitting at a table; the boy on the right is grimacing as his hand is about to hit the table. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Arts and Crafts Booth]

Description: Photograph of Shufa Padilla (left) and friend at the Tigua Indians' arts and crafts booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. One man is looking down at the table, while the other is looking out. Both men are wearing decoration around their necks. Feathered headdresses are hanging behind them.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Arts and Crafts Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Tigua Indians' arts and crafts booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several workers are standing on one side of the table, while festival participants are standing on the other side. Jewelry is displayed on the table, along with small dolls.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Arts and Crafts Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Tigua Indians' arts and crafts booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. A man is standing behind the booth while festival participants are standing on the other side. It appears that a belt and beads are hanging between them. Other people are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Band Performing at Festival]

Description: Photograph of Dallas Roy, guitarist with the Jackie Callier and Rambling Aces Band, playing in the Cajun Country section at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in front of a microphone and appears to be singing while playing the guitar. Other musicians are in the back playing the accordion and the guitar. There are several speakers set up around the band. The musicians in the band are all wearing red and white tops with white vests and caps. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim

[Band Performing Music]

Description: Photograph of the Opa Band of the New Braunfels Wurst Association performing music at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Accordionist, Ed Kadlecek, is standing and playing the accordion in front of a microphone. The other band members are playing a variety of instruments, including the trumpet, trombone, sousaphone, accordion, and drums.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim

[Band Performing on a Stage]

Description: Photograph of the Boerne Village Band performing on a stage at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The musicians are playing various instruments; several music stands and one microphone are in front of them. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Beekeeping Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of Albert Youngblood, beekeeper from Pearsall, in the South Texas Honey Growers Exhibit at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding a wire mesh frame and is scraping off what appears to be beeswax caps over a large metal drum.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim

[Berm Sliding]

Description: Photograph of festival participants sliding down a berm at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Mostly children, the young participants are sliding down the hillside on scraps of cardboard; many are falling off the cardboard. Several adults are standing at the bottom of the berm.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Berm Sliding]

Description: Photograph of festival participants sliding down a berm at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Mostly children, the young participants are sliding down the hillside on scraps of cardboard; some are falling off the cardboard. Several participants are standing at the top of the berm.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Bluegrass Band Performing on a Stage]

Description: Photograph of the Backwoods Volunteer Bluegrass Band, from San Antonio, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The musicians are all standing and performing on a stage in front of microphones. They are playing a variety of instruments, including the upright bass, guitar, and banjo.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Booth Selling Cajun Souvenirs]

Description: Photograph of a booth selling Cajun souvenirs at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. W.T. Oliver (right), co-chairman of Cajun Country, is standing in front of the booth, shaking hands with a festival participant. Several participants are behind the booth, selling crawfish pins for $1.75 and Cajun t-shirts for $2.50.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim

[Boy Sharpening Knife]

Description: Photograph of a boy sharpening a pocket knife on a grindstone during the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. In the Children's Toyland and Barnyard section of the festival, the boy is sitting at the grindstone; another young boy is watching the process. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Boys in Corn Crib]

Description: Photograph of two young boys in the corn crib in the "Corn Shuckin'" area at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The young boys are kneeling on the ground which is covered in corn husks. A cardboard box is on the ground in front of them, and one boy appears to be taking out an ear of corn from the box.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim