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[Children Learn How to Operate Antique Corn Sheller]

Description: Photograph of children learning how to operate an antique corn sheller at the Texas Folklife Festival. One boy is placing a shucked ear of corn in the top of the sheller, which has been placed in a wooden bin to collect all of the loose kernels. Two other children are standing near the sheller: a young boy, and a girl with pigtail braids. Several more people are visible behind them.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Children Shelling Corn]

Description: Photograph of children shelling corn at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two boys kneel down at either side of a wooden bin on which two corn shellers have been bolted. They push down the corn in the top while turning a crank. The shellers turn the corn on the cob into individual kernels of corn collected in the bin.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cowboy Cook Tending Beef]

Description: Photograph of a cowboy cook tending beef on an open pit grill in Cattle Drive Corral at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a white cowboy hat, blue collared shirt, jeans and boots. He is prodding a large cut of beef with a pitchfork. The grill contains around twenty large pieces of meat. In the background behind a ranch fence is a grassy expanse with a couple of trees.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cowboy Kissing a Woman]

Description: Photograph of Tom Perini, from Buffalo Gap, giving a female festival visitor a free cowboy kiss offered in Cattle Drive Corral at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is dressed as a cowboy, wearing a beige cowboy hat, red bandana, blue shirt, and jeans. He has one arm around the woman, while he holds a sourdough biscuit in the other. People watching in the background are smiling, amused by the scene.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bluegrass Band Performs]

Description: Photograph of the Backwoods Volunteers Bluegrass Band, from San Antonio, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Starting from the left there is a female guitarist, a female string bassist, a male banjo player and a male slide guitarist. The men are wearing brown pants and yellow shirts. The women are wearing brown skirts and light brown shirts. The performance is outdoors on a grassy field with the Institute of Texan Cultures visible in the background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

["Bongo Joe" Performs]

Description: Photograph of George Coleman, "Bongo Joe", performing with his oil barrel drums at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in the right foreground wearing dark blue pants, a light blue shirt and a military helmet. He is playing his orange, green, and pink neon colored drums located in the left foreground. Part of a microphone stand reaches over the top of the drums and holds a microphone in front of Coleman's face. People are standing close by in the background, watching intently.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

["Bongo Joe" Plays Piano]

Description: Photograph of George Coleman, "Bongo Joe", performing on the piano outside at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is seated, playing a light wood-colored piano. He is visible from the waist up. He is wearing a yellow shirt, a red bandana, a large chain necklace and a military helmet. Behind him at the end of the piano, two young girls are trying to get his attention.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boy Holding Crawfish]

Description: Photograph of a boy holding a crawfish entered in the crawfish race at the Texas Folklife Festival. The boy, wearing a blue shirt and cowboy hat, is standing behind a red barrier holding the crawfish in his right hand. His left hand is gripping the brim of his hat.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Camel in a Car]

Description: Photograph of a camel in the back of an "el camino"-style car. The camel is for the Ameleb Club Lebanese booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. Other cars are visible, as well as a large green hill.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Child in Hay Pile]

Description: Photograph of a young boy who has just landed in a pile of hay at Frontier Children's Toyland and Barnyard at the Texas Folklife Festival. Other children are in the background on a small uncovered wagon preparing to jump off into the pile of hay. The wagon and hay pile are under a parachute-like covering.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Children Learn to Shuck Corn]

Description: Photograph of children learning how to shuck corn at the Texas Folklife Festival. A woman wearing bright yellow pants is demonstrating to some children how to shuck corn. On the ground in front of them is a wooden bin full of loose kernels. One small boy has a concerned look on his face. Directly behind the box, people are waiting in line.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Children Sitting on Oxen]

Description: Photograph of children sitting on a pair of oxen used to pull an eight-wheel log wagon at the Texas Folklife Festival. The oxen are hitched on a yoke attached to the log wagon, visible in the background. Three children sit on top of one ox and two children sit on the other. Four men stand around the oxen on the ground; one of them is talking to a young girl in the foreground.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Clarinet Player in Boerne Village Band]

Description: Photograph of a clarinet player in the Boerne Village Band, directed by Dr. Kenneth Herbst, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The clarinet player is an elderly gentleman who is seated behind a music stand, playing his clarinet in front of a beige curtain.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[German Folk Dancing Couple]

Description: Photograph of the Cameron German Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival. A man and woman dressed in traditional German clothing are dancing together outside. The colors of their clothing are red, yellow, black, gray, and white. In the background, pennant flags and spectators are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Gymnast Balancing On One Foot]

Description: Photograph of one 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, featuring one gymnast who is wearing a dark blue sleeveless leotard with a red belt. She is balancing on her left foot with her arms reaching out to her left. Her right foot is pointed out in front of her, close to the ground. Behind the gymnast, red, blue and yellow decorative streamers hang from the top of the stage. A pale yellow curtain is gathered in the background on the right.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Half Finished Log Cabin]

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 in Devine. The walls of the log cabin have been built but the roof has not yet been constructed. Festival visitors look in and around the partially finished cabin. In the background, crowds of people are visible. A couple of tents and strings of pennant flags are also visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pots of Boiling Corn]

Description: Photograph of several large black pots of boiling corn in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival. Each pot is steaming and situated above a coal burning furnace. In the middle ground, a young worker is shoveling coal into one of the furnaces while an older man watches. In the background a piƱata booth is visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Preparing to Start Crawfish Race]

Description: Photograph of Jim Braud, the Texas crawfish racing commissioner from Port Neches, preparing to start the crawfish race at the Texas Folklife Festival. Wearing a red shirt and a red beret, he reaches to place a crawfish in a basket at the center of the racing area. The racing area is a large, square surface, painted white with red and blue concentric circles. The basket is at the starting point of the race, at the inner-most circle. People are gathered around to watch the race from behind barricades.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Representatives of the National Cow Calling Championship]

Description: Photograph of M.C. Bob Murphy with representatives of the National Cow Calling Championship from Miami, Texas onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. A man on the left side of the stage wearing a cowboy hat is behind a microphone, cupping his mouth with one hand as if he is making a noise. Another man wearing a cowboy hat stands behind him. Over on the right side of the stage, two women are standing behind a microphone, watching the man on the left. In the foreground, a few spectators are sitting on the ground, facing the stage.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Shucking Corn in the Mexican Market]

Description: Photograph of three young Hispanic men shucking corn in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are all wearing white aprons and standing around a wooden table removing husks to prepare the corn for boiling. Many pre-shucked ears of corn are visible on the table. Behind them a large wicker basket is visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[People Watching Crawfish Race]

Description: Photograph of Jim Braud, the Texas crawfish racing commissioner from Port Neches, watching the crawfish race at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a red shirt and red beret and is watching the race from the right side of the photograph. The crawfish are racing on a square white surface with red and blue concentric circles. A crowd is gathered around to watch from behind barriers. Braud is holding one of the crawfish in his hand while another man wearing a red beret crouches down on the other side of the table to watch the race.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pioneer Log Cabin Being Constructed]

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 in Devine. The walls and frame of the roof have been completed, but the shingles have yet to be put on. Two men are sitting atop the walls, working on finishing the frame of the roof. In the right foreground, and woman with two children is watching. In the middle foreground, a woman standing with a man takes a picture.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Children Dancing Around the Maypole]

Description: Photograph of Polish children dancing around the maypole at the Texas Folklife Festival. The Maypole is erected outdoors in a grassy clearing. It is decorated with leafy garland spiraling up to the top where red, white and blue flowers are displayed. Colored ribbons stream from the top of the pole down to the hands of the children running clockwise around the pole. All of the children are girls, wearing white knee-high socks and white dresses with horizontal colored stripes near the hem. Over their dresses they are wearing red, black or blue vests embroidered with gold or silver decoration. Flowers or ribbons adorn each of their heads. In the background, a few spectators are visible, as are pennant flags and other festival booths.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections