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[Polish Christmas Display]

Description: Photograph of the Polish Christmas display at the Texas Folklife Festival. The display is set up in a booth in front of a hill covered in shrubs. The booth is covered in Polish symbols and flags, including red and white flower designs, and red and white flags depicting a bird. A few festival visitors are gathered in front of the booth.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Flags and Banners]

Description: Photograph of the area near the Polish food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The area has a row of trees from which several Polish banners and flags are hanging. Several festival visitors are visible, some seated at tables and some walking around.
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

[Preparing Crawfish for Race]

Description: Photograph of Jim Braud, the Texas crawfish racing commissioner from Port Neches, preparing one of his thoroughbred racing crawfish to race at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a red shirt and red beret and appears to be wiping the crawfish with a white paper towel or tissue.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Blacksmith Filing Horses Hoof]

Description: Photograph of a blacksmith demonstrating how to file a horse's hoof 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 on a short, metal stand. He is bending over, scraping the bottom of the horse's hoof with a large file. Several spectators are gathered around to watch.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boerne Village Band Performing on Outdoor Stage]

Description: Photograph of the Boerne Village Band, directed by Dr. Kenneth Herbst, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The photograph, taken onstage with the band, shows the semi-circle of musicians from the side. They are seated and facing the audience who is to the right, outside of the photograph. The backdrop of the stage has a beige curtain and colored ribbons. All of the band members are dressed alike in dark vests and white shirts. Two tuba players are in the foreground facing away while two trumpet players on the far side of the stage face forward.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

["Bongo Joe" Performs for Festival Visitors]

Description: Photograph of George Coleman, "Bongo Joe", performing with his oil barrel drums at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in the left foreground wearing a light-blue collared shirt and a military helmet. The photo is cropped near his waist. He is playing his orange, green, and pink neon colored drums located in the right foreground. He is singing into a silver microphone that is held by a microphone stand that extends over the drums. Another military helmet hangs from the join of the microphone stand. 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" Sings and Plays his Drums]

Description: Photograph of George Coleman, "Bongo Joe", performing with his oil barrel drums at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in the foreground wearing a light-blue collared shirt and a military helmet. The photo is cropped near his waist. He is playing his orange, green, and pink neon colored drums located in the right foreground. He is singing into a silver microphone held by a microphone stand that reaches over the drums. Another military helmet hangs from the join of the microphone stand. People are standing close by in the background, watching intently.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boy Shaving Wooden Log]

Description: Photograph of a boy removing shavings of wood with a drawknife at 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 boy is crouched over, straddling the log and gripping the drawknife which has two handles and a blade in the middle. He is pulling the drawknife down the log to remove the bark. He has straw or woodcarvings in his hair.
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

[Child Jumping in Hay]

Description: Photograph of a young boy jumping into a pile of hay at Frontier Children's Toyland and Barnyard at the Texas Folklife Festival. Other children are behind him on a small uncovered wagon, preparing to jump off into the pile of hay. Above the hay pile and wagon is a parachute-like covering.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Children Playing in Rafters of 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 from Devine. The roof has not yet been finished and is open with only the A-frame having been finished. A boy is hanging from the top of the A-frame while a young girl sits on top of one of the walls. Two more children are visible playing in the house. Many festival visitors are visible in the background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chili Stand in Mexican Market]

Description: Photograph of a chili stand, representing the chili queens of 19th century San Antonio, in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival. Red tables are assembled to form a U-shape, on the outside of which visitors are seated, eating chili. Inside the stand are two large brown chili pots and the chili maker who is leaning over one of the tables talking to some visitors. Other festival visitors are visible standing in the background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Closeup of Crawfish]

Description: Closeup photograph of a crawfish entered in the crawfish race at the Texas Folklife Festival. A hand is holding the crawfish close to the camera, and that person's red shirt is visible in the background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Corncob Dolls]

Description: Photograph of women showing young girls how to make corncob dolls at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two women volunteers are seated at a table and the girls are standing on the other side of the table, holding corncobs and watching the older women make the dolls. A variety of materials are laid out on the table, including corncobs, fabric and yarn.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cow Calling Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of representatives of the National Cow Calling Championship from Miami, Texas onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. On the right side of the stage a woman behind a microphone is cupping her hands around her mouth, demonstrating a cow call. Another woman stands behind her. On the left side of the stage, three men in cowboy hats are watching the woman by the microphone. In front of the stage, a few spectators are sitting on the ground.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Young Mexican-American Girl Dancing Onstage]

Description: Photograph of a young Mexican-American girl, a member of Ballet de Los Ninos from the San Antonio Recreation Department, dancing in costume onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a predominantly yellow dress with a wide ruffled skirt that she is twirling. Spectators are visible in front of and behind the stage.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Young Drummer in Boerne Village Band]

Description: Photograph of Clint Herbst, the six year-old drummer of the Boerne Village Band, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. Seated behind a snare drum, he is wearing jeans, a white shirt, and a black vest with red trim. His right foot is on the bass drum pedal while he holds two drums sticks and looks off to the right. In the background a beige curtain and red and yellow ribbons are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Four Men Playing Dominoes]

Description: Photograph of four men sitting at a square wooden table, playing a game of dominoes at the Texas Folklife Festival. One of the men looks at his dominoes and the others are looking at the dominoes that have been played.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[German Folk Dancing]

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. Behind them, other pairs of dancers as well as people watching the performance are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Girl and Boy Berm Sliding]

Description: Photograph of a girl and boy berm sliding at the Texas Folklife Festival. The girl is in the foreground sitting on a piece of cardboard or plastic with her knees pulled into her chest and her arms at her side. She appears to be trying to nudge herself to a start. The boy is in the background at the top of the hill, in the same position as the girl.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Greek Music and Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of Kali Pauli (The Good Crowd), from San Antonio, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The performers are gathered on an outdoor stage around two microphones. Closest to the microphone are two women in white dresses who are singing, and a man wearing a green hat and playing a stringed instrument. Behind them are other women and two men dressed in white shirts and brown baggy trousers that are gathered just below the knee. The performance is at night but there is ample stage lighting to illuminate the performers.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Gymnasts With Arms Outstretched]

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 photograph is taken close to the stage where five gymnasts are visible, standing in a staggered formation. Three gymnasts are in the front and two are in the back. The two gymnasts in the front on the left are wearing dark blue leotards while the rest are wearing dark shorts and white sleeveless shirts. All gymnasts are wearing the same pink and white belt and facing the left side of the stage. They are standing with their weight on their right foot, with their right arm outstretched in front of them and their left arm outstretched beside them. Colored streamers hang above the gymnasts.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Hinkle Shillings Blowing Hunting Horn]

Description: Photograph of Hinkle Shillings at the Texas Folklife Festival, representing Fox Hunt Follies Festival in Center, Texas. The photograph is taken at night and shows Shillings onstage, blowing an antique hunting horn. He does this to begin the chorus of his fox hounds which are to the left of him, being held on leashes by two men. On the right, a man in a 1920's suit is looking down at something in his hands.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections