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[Dorothy Buchanan Demonstrating Lye Soap Making]

Description: Photograph of Dorothy Buchanan, from Bryan, making lye soap in an iron cauldron over a fire pit at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a green dress, a white apron, and a newspaper bonnet as she stirs the cauldron with a wooden oar. A few festival visitors watch closely.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Female Singer-Guitarist Performs]

Description: Photograph of Ann Kennedy, Irish-American singer-guitarist from San Antonio, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting in a chair on an outdoor stage beside two microphones. She is wearing orange-red pants, a long-sleeved white blouse, a lime-green vest, and glasses. She is turned slightly away from the microphones, strumming her guitar and gazing toward the ground offstage. In the background, a parking lot full of cars is visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Fort Griffin Fandangle the Musical]

Description: Photograph of the Fort Griffin Fandangle sampler performance at the Texas Folklife Festival. The Fort Griffin Fandangle is an original musical written and performed in Albany, Texas. The stage is crowded with actors, all of which are wearing western style costumes: the men dressed as cowboys, the women in saloon dresses. The photograph is taken from far back in the audience and captures the whole stage. Above the stage is the dark night sky.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[German Folk Dancers]

Description: Photograph of the Cameron German Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival. A man and woman dressed in traditional German clothing are holding hands and facing each other. The man is smiling and wearing yellow knee-high socks, navy lederhosen, a white shirt, red tie and a brown hat. The woman is wearing a knee-length yellow and black dress, a red apron and white blouse. Other dancing couples are visible around them.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[German-Texan Furniture Making Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Newton O. Peschel from Winedale at the German-Texan furniture making booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. Peschel, standing behind a table at the booth, is pointing out information to two visitors who are looking at a pamphlet obtained from the table. Two wooden chairs are on the table for display, one on either side of Peschel.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Greek Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of a woman in the Greek food booth, sponsored by St. Sophia Greek Orthodox church of San Antonio, at the Texas Folklife Festival. The young woman working in the booth is laughing and waving her hand, which is covered with a plastic glove, toward the camera. On the surface in front of her are many small plates of food which have been wrapped in plastic. Behind her, two other booth workers, a man and woman, are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Gymnasts Streching Overhead]

Description: Photograph of the SOKOL Precision Gym Team, directed by Bob Trojacek, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The team is representing the Czech Polka Festival in Ennis. The seven gymnasts are performing on an outdoor stage at night. They are arranged in a staggered formation, four in the front and three in the back. Three gymnasts are wearing sleeveless black leotards and the other four are wearing black shorts and sleeveless white shirts. All seven gymnasts are wearing pink belts. Behind them, colored streamers hang from the top of the stage.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Hand Crank Telephones Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of the hand crank telephone exhibit at the Texas Folklife Festival. The exhibit, sponsored by the Aspermont Board of Education, is located on the veranda of the Institute of Texan Cultures. There are three phones mounted on the wall. In the foreground, a woman is standing at one of them, putting the receiver up to her ear. In the middle ground, a young boy wearing a cowboy hat is at another phone, standing on a stool so he can reach it. He is holding the receiver to his ear and pretending to have a conversation. A man in a red shirt stands at the last phone, also pretending to have a conversation. Two other festival visitors are standing to the right, waiting to look at the phones.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Horseshoe Pitching]

Description: Photograph of a young girl about to toss a horseshoe at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is leaning slightly forward, holding the horseshoe close to her face as she focuses on some point outside of the image. Behind her, an elderly man is smiling and leaning against a chain-link fence.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Crawfish Race About to Begin]

Description: Bird's eye photograph of the crawfish race at the Texas Folklife Festival. The race is about to begin as the crawfish are gathered in a basket at the center of a square white surface with red and blue concentric circles. Three men are gathered around the table and one man is placing a crawfish at the start of the race with the other crawfish.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Crowd Watching Lebanese Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a crowd watching the Lebanese Ameleb Club dancers in an amphitheater at the Texas Folklife Festival. The photograph is a profile view of the amphitheater, taken from an elevated perspective. The amphitheater descends to the left where the stage is. Every seat is filled and people are also gathered at the top of the amphitheater watching. A number of people are also watching from the veranda of the Institute of Texan Cultures building in the background. Pennant flags are strung from the top of the amphitheater to the pavilion over the stage.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Display of Fine Linen and Table Settings]

Description: Photograph of a display of fine linen and table settings loaned by Dr. Sean Burke in the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The table setting and linens are displayed on tables with white tablecloths, protected by clear plastic casing. In the foreground the table settings are visible. A variety of crystal and porcelain dinnerware is on display. Two visitors looking at the table settings are partially visible in the bottom right corner. Across the booth, other visitors are looking at the linens and talking to the booth worker.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dorothy Buchanan Making Lye Soap]

Description: Photograph of Dorothy Buchanan, from Bryan, making lye soap in an iron cauldron over a fire pit at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a green dress, white apron, and newspaper bonnet, stirring the cauldron with a wooden oar. In the background an open grassy hill and the Institute of Texas Cultures is visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[East Texas String Ensemble performs]

Description: Photograph of the East Texas String Ensemble, from Nacogdoches, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band is made up of four male members, each playing an instrument. Starting from the left, there is a violin or fiddle player, a banjo player, a guitarist, and a upright bassist. The band is performing outdoors on a stage. Two microphones are set up for vocals.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Evelyn Johnson Displaying Homemade Soaps]

Description: Photograph of Evelyn Johnson, from Mesquite, displaying lye soap in the pioneer lye soap booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is dressed in a pioneer dress and bonnet. Three different containers on the booth's table contain bars of handmade lye soap. In front of Johnson is a ceramic mixing bowl. Festival visitors have gathered in front of the booth and some are talking to her.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Flipping Gymnasts]

Description: Photograph of the SOKOL Precision Gym Team members performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The team is directed by Bob Trojacek and is representing the Czech Polka Festival in Ennis. The photograph is taken close to the stage and features two pairs of gymnasts, back to back, arms interlocked. The gymnasts facing the back of the stage are flipping their partner up over their head. The gymnasts being flipped have their legs straight up in the air and their toes pointed. All gymnasts are wearing white shorts and brightly-colored blouses with large, ruffled, long-sleeves. Each gymnast's blouse is a different color. Colored streamers hang overhead from the ceiling of the stage.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cowboy in a Covered Wagon]

Description: Photograph of Cliff Teinert, director of the range cooks in Cattle Drive Corral, sitting in a red chuck wagon at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a white cowboy hat, collared shirt, jeans and boots, sitting at the front of the wagon and holding the reins.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cowboy Serving Biscuits]

Description: Photograph of a cowboy serving sourdough biscuits in Cattle Drive Corral at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the middleground of the photo, the cowboy is handing biscuits to a female festival visitor who is standing outside the booth. In front of them, a dutch oven full of biscuits is resting on the counter. Behind them, other festival visitors and cowboys are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Blacksmith Nailing on Horseshoe]

Description: Photograph of a blacksmith demonstrating how to put on a horseshoe at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing at the rear of a white horse, facing the opposite direction. He has the horse's back right foot turned bottom up and held steady over his lap. He is bending over, hammering in the nails that attach the shoe to the horse's hoof. Spectators have gathered around to watch.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boerne Village Band Performs]

Description: Photograph of the Boerne Village Band, directed by Dr. Kenneth Herbst, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The photograph, taken from the right side of the stage, shows seven band members playing on a stage with an overhead covering and a backdrop with a beige curtain and colored ribbons. All of the members are dressed alike in white short-sleeved shirts, dark pants and dark vests. Starting from the left are two tuba players, then a young drummer, then two clarinet players, followed by two trumpet players. The performance is outdoors at night.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

["Bongo Joe" Performs on Oil Barrel Drums]

Description: Photograph of George Coleman "Bongo Joe" performing with his oil barrel drums outside at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in the foreground wearing tall red socks, navy shorts, a red collared shirt and a Shriner fez. His oil barrel drums are heavily distressed and painted neon green, orange, pink and yellow. A microphone on a stand reaches over the drums toward Coleman's head. A few festival visitors stand dispersed around the performer.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boy demonstrating Historic Toy]

Description: Photograph of a boy demonstrating a toy instrument at Frontier Children's Toyland and Barnyard at the Texas Folklife Festival. The boy is operating a toy instrument contraption comprised of many small figures and wooden parts. Some parts appear to form a xylophone while one figurine appears to be playing a drum. Four other boys are watching.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cajun Band Performing]

Description: Photograph of Jackie Callier and the Rambling Aces, a Cajun band from Port Arthur, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band is playing on a wooden outdoor stage with a sign displaying their band name. In the foreground a man is playing guitar and singing into a microphone. Behind him are several amps and other band members playing violin, accordion, drums and other instruments. A man holding a cup is standing to the left of the stage and talking to a band member. All members are wearing the same white, patterned, button-up shirt and black tie.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chicken Teriyaki Kabobs]

Description: Photograph of two Japanese women making chicken teriyaki kabobs in the Japanese food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The kabobs are on a small coal-burning grill. One of the women is pointing to them and the other is touching one of the skewers.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections