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[Log Cabin Construction]

Description: Color photograph of two young boys seated at the corner of an unfinished log cabin at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. While the boy on the left watches, the boy on the right is stripping the bark off the topmost log using a carving tool.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Log Cabin Construction]

Description: Color photograph of a woman participating in the live demonstration of the construction of a log cabin at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is stripping the bark off a long piece of raw wood that lays perpendicular to other pieces of wood on the ground.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Log Cabin Construction]

Description: Color photograph of two women constructing a log cabin at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The woman on the left strips bark off a narrow wood log, the woman on the right holds it in place for her. Several more wood logs are scattered on the ground nearby.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Log Cabin Nearing Completion]

Description: Photograph of the pioneer log house raising, at the Texas Folklife Festival. The project is directed by Arnold Griffin, a rancher and building contractor from Devine. The log house is almost completed except for the shingles being added to cover the roof. Some shingles have been added in the front corner but the roof frame is mostly still uncovered. On the left, one person stands on top of one of the walls, bracing themselves on the frame of the roof. On the right a person stands beside the cabin. In the background, other festival visitors are visible, as well as the Tower of the Americas.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Log Sawing]

Description: Photograph of children learning how to saw logs at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The two children push and pull the long saw through an overturned tree trunk.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Longhorn Cattle in Corral]

Description: Photograph of longhorn cattle in a corral sponsored by the Texas Longhorn Breeder's Association of America, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Three longhorns are visible in the corral. The first, in the foreground, is black with white spots and has horns that curve backward. Behind him is a brown and gray longhorn, and a brown and white one in the very back. The corral is sectioned off on the right by an old ranch fence with stacked wooden logs, and on the left, with a tall chain-link fence.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Louise Hunter and Treenware]

Description: Photograph of Louise Hunter showing a visitor treenware at the 8th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Hunter, left, holds a wooden utensil which she is showing to a visitor. She wears a blue floral dress with a lace collar and gold earrings. The visitor, right, wears a white blouse with light orange vertical stripes and holds a coca-cola cup in her hands.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Louise Hunter Presenting a Piece of Treenware]

Description: Black and white photograph of Louise Hunter, mother of Nancy Lou Webster, presenting a piece of treenware, a term used by pioneers to describe a small, handcrafted wooden item. She is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a pioneer-style dress.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph

[Louise Hunter with Treenware]

Description: Photograph of Louise Hunter showing a visitor her treenware at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. These handcrafted wooden utensils are displayed on the surface in front of her. She is holding one item with a long handle so that the woman outside the booth can see. Hunter is wearing a pioneer dress with big white sleeves and a navy floral pattern. She has curly gray hair and is wearing gold earrings.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Lubna and Harlon Hanson]

Description: Photograph of Lubna and Harlon Hanson at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antionio, Texas. The couple, dressed in traditional clothing, are holding hands and smiling. Harlon, on the right, is wearing a white shirt and a red vest. He has gray hair and thick gray beard. Lubna, on the left, is wearing a white blouse and a red vest. She has short blond hair and is wearing glasses.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Luckenbach Hunior High School Oompah Band at Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of several members of the Luckenbach Junior High School Oompah Band, performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. Five member of the band are visible in the photograph, all wearing their red band jackets, caps, and denim jeans. They are seated in chairs on a stage while members of a small crowd watch the performance.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Lye Soap Making]

Description: Photograph of Doris Riedel making lye soap at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Doris wears a denim shirt and jeans with tan shoes. She stirs the contents of an iron pot, heating over a pile of burning kindling.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Lye Soap Making]

Description: Slide of Doris Riedel, from Austin, Texas, instructing a young visitor on lye soap making at the Texas Folklife Festival. She oversees the visitor and they stir a cauldron over a fire.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[M. W. Massey Giving a Wagon Ride]

Description: Photograph of M. W. Massey giving wagon rides at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is driving a green wagon being pulled by two horses. A group of children are sitting in the back of the wagon. Massey wears a cowboy hat.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[M.W. Massey Giving Wagon Rides]

Description: Photograph of a M.W. Massey giving wagon rides at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The wagon is drawn by two white horses and full of children riding in the back. Many festival visitors are standing on either side of the wagon.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Mabuhay Dancer Teaching Tinikling]

Description: Photograph of a member of the Mabuhay Dancers, a Filipino dance group from San Antonio directed by Lillian Reyes, at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a red dress with plaid trim and teaching Tinikling to an audience member. The audience member is a young boy dressed in jeans and a red shirt. They are jumping over bamboo poles on the ground held in place by other dancers. They are performing outside. Other spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Maggie Montgomery Performing in A Luckenbach Afternoon]

Description: Color photograph of a woman, Maggie Montgomery, performing in a band called "A Luckenbach Afternoon" at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is singing into a microphone and playing guitar, although only the guitar's strap is visible. Her name has been embroidered into her strap.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Making Adobe]

Description: Color photograph of two young boys mixing a pit of adobe on the ground at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A man in a khaki shirt and jeans stands behind them near a bale of hay.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Making Crafts at the Frontier Playland]

Description: Color photograph of a young girl learning how to make crafts from yarn at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A woman wearing a floral-patterned bonnet on her head is helping her. Their workspace is atop a bale of hay where there are several more balls of yarn and a glue bottle.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Making Paper Flowers]

Description: Color photograph of a woman in a hat demonstrating how to make paper flowers to a few visitors at the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. Although her face is not visible, she is identified as Carmen Ortiz. The flowers are fairly large and range in color.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Making Peanut Butter]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy and a teenage boy making peanut butter at the Frio County Peanut Specialties booth, one of many booths at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are pouring peanuts from a blue cup into a metal grinder; the ground-up peanuts are then caught in a bowl directly underneath the grinder.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Making Pysanky Eggs at the Russian Booth]

Description: Color photograph of a man demonstrating how to make Pysanky eggs, a Ukrainian Easter egg, at the Russian booth. The booth is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several materials on the table include: mason jars of paint, a carton of eggs, finished eggs, and brushes. Two illustrated boards depicting St. Basil's Cathedral are also on the table.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Male Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is in traditional dress: a black shirt; a red and black beaded necklace and sash; and a fan of blue, white, pink, and red feathers on his back. He has shoulder-length straight black hair.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Man Advertising Cowboy Kisses]

Description: Photograph of a cowboy advertising free cowboy kisses in Cattle Drive Corral at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is on top of the bar where beer is being served, squatting down and beckoning someone with his hand. Beside him, are two festival workers, a woman serving beer to a festival visitor and another man serving beer. The two of them are paying attention to what the cowboy is doing. The bar is under a tent decorated with pennant flags advertising Lone Star Beer.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph