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[Miss Galveston Building a Sand Castle]

Description: Photograph of Miss Galveston on "Galveston Beach" at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is sponsored by the Galveston Shrimp Festival. She is wearing a bikini and sitting behind a sandcastle. Another woman is sitting to her left and is also wearing a bikini. Both women are smiling.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Miss Galveston on "Galveston Beach"]

Description: Photograph of Miss Galveston in a mermaid costume posing on "Galveston Beach" at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is sponsored by the Galveston Shrimp Festival. She is laying on a fisherman's net on the sand next to some pails, shovels, driftwood, and a beach umbrella. Behind her the words "Galveston Island" are displayed on fisherman's net draped across some posts. On the fence in the background, a sign reads "Galveston Beach".
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[San Antonio Square Dance Association Performing]

Description: Photograph of the San Antonio Square Dance Association performing at night on an outdoor stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are partnered up, the men twirling the women around the stage. The men are wearing light-colored shirts and dark pants. The women are wearing-knee length dresses with multi-layered petticoats. The photo is taken from amongst the audience and the back of spectators' heads are visible in the foreground.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sign for Corn Shucking and Shelling Demonstrations]

Description: Photograph of a sign informing festival visitors that the corn shucking and shelling demonstrations occur every fifteen minutes at the Texas Folklife Festival. The sign is written on notebook paper and safety pinned to the back of a young girl's shirt. The girl is wearing pioneer clothng, and has her back to the camera.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Soul Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of the African-American food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. A sign above the booth that is partially covered with pennant flags reads, "Soul Food". A woman in a red outfit and a man standing to her right are waiting at the booth. On the left, two young boys are walking toward the woman in red. Through the booth in the background, other booths and festival visitors are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[People Viewing Irish Artifacts]

Description: Photograph of people looking at the display of Irish artifacts in the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The green-painted booth has two signs overhead reading, "Artifacts" and "Irish". In the foreground, a man and a woman under the 'artifacts' sign are perusing the objects on display. The photograph is taken at an angle to the booth and shows the whole length of the booth, receding into the background. In the middleground and background, other people gathered in front of the booth are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish St. Nicholas Cake]

Description: Photograph of St. Mikolaj (St. Nicholas) cake, made by a Polish nun of the Seraphic Order in San Antonio, in the Polish Christmas display at the Texas Folklife Festival. The cake is molded to form St. Nicholas sitting in a sleigh. The cake looks to be covered in chocolate icing, with white icing for decoration and detail. In front of the cake is a small sign written in Polish. Behind the cake a sign reading, "Polish Festival Flags" is displayed on a container of small flags.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cart of Cascarones]

Description: Bird's eye view photograph of a red cart containing cascarones, colorful confetti-filled eggshells, in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival. A woman and small boy are leaning over the cart, looking through the collection of painted eggshells. Two signs reading, "Cascarones" are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Display of Paintings]

Description: Photograph of artist Leona Davis, from Elgin, at her booth of oil and acrylic paintings at the Texas Folklife Festival. She and another woman are sitting in the booth, which displays a large variety of paintings of Texas landscapes. Smaller paintings are arranged on the table in front of them with a sign that reads "Special $7.50." Behind them, larger paintings are hung with a sign that says "Leona Davis." A small group of people have stopped to look at her paintings. They are standing on the left side of the booth.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dr. Horace Allison Performing with 27 Foot Cypress Horn]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Horace Allison, from Carthage, playing his 27 foot long cypress horn onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The stage, which is a long flatbed trailer, contains a piano and bench at the right end. Allison is sitting on the bench, facing away from the piano and playing his cypress horn, which stretches across the entire length of the stage. Two horns lay on the stage not being played. One of them is almost as long as the 27 foot horn. The other sits at Allison's feet and is about three feet long. A sign on the stage denotes it as stage 4. In the foreground, festival visitors sit on the grass, facing the stage. On the far side of the stage, many more festival visitors are standing and watching the performance. In the background, other festival booths and tents are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Entrance to Polish Area]

Description: Photograph of the entrance to the Polish area outside of the Institute of Texan Cultures building at the Texas Folklife Festival. The entrance is denoted by a large archway of paper decorations: red, blue, and white flowers. Visible through the arch, there are red letters hanging from a string of banners that read, "Texas Polonia". Under that another sign reads, "Polish". The Institute of Texas Cultures Building is visible on the left. Festival visitors are sitting and walking through the area. A few Polish flags are scattered throughout the area.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cowboy Grilling Beef]

Description: Photograph of a cowboy cook flipping large cuts of beef in Cattle Drive Corral at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is flipping the beef with a pitchfork over an open pit grill. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a bandana, a white shirt, and brown chaps. Behind him is a red chuck wagon.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Drummer of Jackie Callier and the Rambling Aces]

Description: Photograph of the drummer of Jackie Callier and the Rambling Aces, a Cajun band from Port Arthur, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The drummer is playing a golden-colored drum set and wearing a white, short-sleeved, button-up shirt and black tie. Behind him, large yellow letters reading "Cajun Country" are displayed on a hill. To the right of him, a black net is stretching from the ground up to some point not visible in the photograph.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Entrance to the Mexican Market]

Description: Photograph of the entrance sign to the Mexican Market at the Texas Folklife Festival. The market is a small sampler of the Mexican area at 'Night in Old San Antonio', an annual Fiesta San Antonio event sponsored by the San Antonio Conservation Society. The photograph shows crowds of people walking around and mingling in the foreground, all the way into the background. In the middleground, a green banner is hanging over the crowd that reads "Mexican Market" in white letters, outlined in red. Below the banner and to the left, two white patio umbrellas are visible. Spanning across the middleground of the photo are four tall posts which are sustaining strings of fiesta flags and a large mesh shading cover which hangs over the whole area.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chilympiad Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of the food booth of the Republic of Texas Chilympiad, from San Marcos, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two festival visitors, a man and a woman both dressed in yellow, inquire about items at the booth. The man working the booth is wearing a red shirt, and a red construction helmet. A large white sign with black letters hangs overhead reading, "Chilympiad". Other smaller signs are displayed describing a product for sale entitled, "Sweet n' Hot Chili Jelly", which is packaged in small jars and displayed next to the signs. In the back of the booth, two other workers are visible, wearing red shirts and white aprons.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Costumed Hostesses in Gilmer Yamboree Booth]

Description: Photograph of three costumed hostesses at the Yamboree booth, representatives of the Gilmer Yamboree, selling slices of yam pie at the Texas Folklife Festival. The women are dressed in pioneer style dresses and are standing behind a counter talking to a female festival visitor. Two women, also in pioneer costumes, are visible near the back of the booth. A small sign on the right side of the booth is displayed on a post and says, "Eat More Possum".
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Corn Crib and Corn Sheller]

Description: Photograph of a corn crib and a corn sheller at the Texas Folklife Festival. A sign explains that the crib, which looks like a small log cabin with no roof, was originally built on site at Canyon Lake. Ears of corn are piled up inside the crib. On either side of the doorway are burlap bags. Two young girls are in front of the crib, one turning a crank to operate the sheller, the other gathering corn.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Coupon Booth on the Veranda]

Description: Photograph of a coupon booth on the veranda of the Institute of Texan Cultures and the first annual Texas Folklife Festival. Numerous people are walking around on the veranda. One man has stopped at the coupon booth where two women are working. The booth has a red, yellow, and orange, umbrella covering with a sign that says "Coupons twenty-five cents"
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Frontier Children's Toyland Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Frontier Children's Toyland booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is displaying pioneer era toys. A sign at the top of the booth reads, "Children's Frontier Toyland, Games, Puppets, Hay Wagon". On the left side of the booth a few women and children are gathered, talking to the booth workers. On the right side, toys are laid out on a table. In the background, a hay wagon and other festival booths are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

["Grandma's Workshop" Booth]

Description: Photograph of "Grandma's Workshop" in which Emma Oettinger is displaying her rag dolls, afghans, and quilts at the Texas Folklife Festival. Oettinger, from San Antonio, is on the right side of the photograph, explaining how to make rag dolls to two visitors. To the left, a group of people are looking at the variety of quilts, dolls, pillows, and afghans on display. The booth has a sign overhead in the foreground that displays information about the booth, as well as paper cut-outs of rag dolls. In the background against the wall, a sign that reads "Grandma's Workshop" is hanging above the full display of textiles.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Holding the Banner for Houston Highlanders Pipe Band]

Description: Photograph of girls holding the title banner for the Houston Highlanders Pipe Band, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two girls wearing plaid skirts, white shirts, and fitted black vests each stand on one side of the banner holding it between them. The banner is plaid, about five feet long, two feet tall, and displays the words, "Houston Highlanders Pipe Band" in white block lettering. The two girls hold the banner at their waists and are looking behind them at three other costumed girls. In the left foreground a man is dressed in traditional Scottish clothing: a kilt and horsehair sporran. He holds a bagpipe under his arm. Crowds of festival visitors are visible behind the banner.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Scottish Society of Texas booth]

Description: Photograph of the Scottish Society of Texas food and information booth at the Texas Folklife festival. In the foreground there is an informational display about the culture and heritage of Scotland. Behind that, there is a sign for "Scottish Highland Games". Several people are standing around the booth, some men are wearing traditional Scottish attire.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Soap Making Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Evelyn Johnson, from Mesquite, explaining how to make lye soap in the pioneer lye soap booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is dressed in a pioneer bonnet and hat, holding two glass jars. In front of her are two large ceramic mixing bowls containing ingredients for soap making.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Steam Whistles]

Description: Photograph of two young girls, dressed in long skirts and bonnets, standing under the steam whistles at the Texas Folklife Festival. The steam whistles, sponsored by Ken Wimberley of Austin, are situated atop an A-frame structure, under which the girls are standing. On one side of the A-frame, a sign reads "Steam Whistles". Behind the steam whistles is a fence and behind the fence, a street is visible. Off to the right, a man and woman are sitting under a tree.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections