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[Visitors Waiting for a Performance]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people sitting on steps outside of the Institute of Texan Cultures at the Texas Folklife Festival. Strings of pennant flags hang above the area. According to accompanying information, the crowd is waiting for a performance at one of the stages.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Wandita Ford at Chili Stand in Mexican Market]

Description: Photograph of Wandita Ford, member of the San Antonio Conservation Society, at the chili stand in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival. The stand is representative of the chili queens of 19th century San Antonio. Red tables line the outside of the stand, at which visitors are seated, eating chili. On the inside is a white patio umbrella decorated with colorful paper flowers with two signs, one that reads, "Chile con Carne" and another that reads, "Chili Queens". Wandita is standing to the left of the umbrellas wearing a yellow and red plaid dress and talking to two other volunteers behind the booth. In the background, a stage and amphitheater are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[29 Club Members Singing and Dancing]

Description: Photograph of 29 Club members, representing Fox Hunt Follies festival in Center, Texas, performing songs and dances of the 1920's at the Texas Folklife Festival. The performance is at night on an outdoor stage; the photograph is taken from out in the audience. Men and women are dressed colorful costumes. Most of the women are wearing solid, brightly-colored, dresses with bloomers that cover the knee. Each woman has a white shoulder sash. Two men are in suits and are wearing 1920's style bowler hats. Two other men are wearing shorts and polo shirts with 1920's style skimmer hats. Many of the performers are making some gesture with their arms, either raised, out in front, or gesturing toward the audience.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Demonstrating Historic Toy]

Description: Photograph of historic toys at Frontier Children's Toyland and Barnyard at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the foreground a woman is demonstrating a wooden toy contraption comprised of many small figures and wooden parts. One figurine appears to be playing a drum. In the background, other tables are displaying an array of antique toys.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Playing Cypress Knee Horn on Stage]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Horace Allison, a pediatrician from Carthage, playing a twenty-seven foot long cypress knee horn onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The performance is at night and everything is dark except for the stage. Allison stands on the left side of the stage playing the horn which reaches across to the other side. The end of the horn rests on the right side of the stage floor. Two microphones are set up at the edge of the stage pointing towards Allison and the horn. A beige curtain and colored ribbons hang at the back of the stage.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Watercolor Artist at Mexican Market]

Description: Photograph of Caroline Shelton, watercolor artist and member of the San Antonio Conservation Society, seated at a booth decorating cascarones in the Mexican Market at the Texas Folklife Festival. Her booth is on the left side of the photo, covered with colorful paper flowers and a sign that says "Cascarones". These are hollowed-out eggshells filled with confetti and decorated on the outside. The cascarones are displayed on the table in front of her. On the right of the photo, festival visitors are perusing the booths of the market.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman in Pioneer Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of Roberta Griffin, from Devine, in the pioneer food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is dressed in a pioneer dress and bonnet, helping a few festival visitors that have come up to the booth. At the top of the booth, a sign reads, "Syrup Sopping". Other signs are displayed around the booth listing the different foods that are for sale, including popcorn balls, taffy, peanut brittle, gingersnaps, and hot biscuits. A few if these items are displayed on the front table of the booth.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman With Afghans]

Description: Photograph of Ruby Seguin, from San Antonio, displaying her afghans in "Grandma's Workshop" at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two brightly-colored afghans are draped in front of her. A quilt hangs behind her to the left, below the "Grandma" part of the "Grandma's Workshop" sign. A display of rag dolls are visible behind her to the right. A cluster of hangers are on a wire above her.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bird's Eye View of "Cajun Country"]

Description: Photograph taken from bird's eye view of large, steep, grassy slope at the Texas Folklife Festival. Large yellow lettering is loosely arranged on the right side of the hill and reads "Cajun Country" which is sponsored by the Cajun Festival and Texas Champion Crawfish Races in Port Arthur. Some people are sitting or standing at the top of the slope where the ground levels out. The area behind them is decorated with pennant flags and contains a couple of booths. Many festival visitors are walking around this area. Several other people are standing or sitting close to the bottom of the slope. A few people are sitting on the lettering.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Tamale Stand at Mexican Market]

Description: Photograph of the tamale stand in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival. A large white sign that reads "Tamales" in red letters, hangs overhead with colored paper flowers. Hanging from the sign are two smaller signs that say "3 for 25 cents" on blue paper. Three members of the San Antonio Conservation Society are behind the stand selling tamales which are being kept in two large silver canisters. In the background, other booths in the Mexican market are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Serving Green Beer]

Description: Photograph of a man, a member of the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas, serving green beer at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a green top hat and a green shirt with a button that says, "Kiss me I'm Irish". He is standing behind a Lone Star beer tap pulling down the spout handle and filling a cup with green beer. Another cup of green beer is sitting on the counter in front of him.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Hurling Sheaf]

Description: Photograph of the sheaf toss sponsored by the Scottish Society of Texas at the Texas Folklife Festival. A man prepares to hurl a burlap bag of hay, or sheaf, using a pitchfork. In the background, people are standing and watching.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Playing Cypress Knee Horn]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Horace Allison, a pediatrician from Carthage, Texas, playing a twenty-seven foot long cypress knee horn at the Texas Folklife Festival. The photograph is taken with the bell of the horn in the foreground; it is resting on a stage where a piano and microphone stand are visible in the left background. Dr. Allison stands offstage to play it.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Demonstrating Syrup Cooking Furnace]

Description: Photograph of a man giving a demonstration of his syrup cooking furnace at the Texas Folklife Festival. The furnace is underneath a small wooden pavilion on which a sign is posted that reads, "Syrup Cooker". A crowd of about thirteen or so visitors is gathered at the front of the pavilion, listening to the man talk about his syrup cooker. The cooker itself is made of stone with a furnace and small chimney. Above the furnace is a rectangular trough which holds the syrup.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ladies in Pioneer Costumes Selling Yam Pie]

Description: Photograph of two women, representatives of the Gilmer Yamboree, selling slices of yam pie at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are standing in a booth with a sign reading, "Yamboree". The women are dressed in pioneer style dresses and selling pie to two female festival visitors who have come to the booth. A few yams are visible on the booth's counter.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man and Children Playing Cypress Trumpets]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Horace Allison, a pediatrician from Carthage, and children playing cypress trumpets at the Texas Folklife Festival. He stands behind the children, playing a three foot long cypress trumpet which he is holding up in the air. Four young girls are standing in front of him, each playing a cypress trumpet that stretches several feet out in front of them and rests on the ground. To the right of the girls, a woman is standing and holding the hand of a toddler. The group is playing on the grass with the Institute of Texan Cultures visible in the background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irene Stephan Kneeling Onstage]

Description: Photograph of Irene Stephan performing a Japanese classical dance at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is a young girl, dressed in a traditional Japanese gown with large sleeves and a sash around the waist. The dress is white with a floral pattern. Stephan is performing on a large outdoor stage, dancing with Japanese fans. One fan is raised above her head while she twirls the other at her waist. She is kneeling down on one knee. To her right on the side of the stage is a large white sign that reads, "Stage 3".
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irene Stephan Twirling Japanese Fans]

Description: Photograph of Irene Stephan performing a Japanese classical dance at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is a young girl, dressed in a traditional Japanese gown with large sleeves that ties at the waist. The dress is white with a floral pattern. Stephan is performing on a large outdoor stage, dancing with Japanese fans. One fan is raised above her head while she twirls the other at her waist. To her right on the side of the stage is a large white sign that reads, "Stage 3".
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Novelties for Sale]

Description: Photograph of a stand displaying Irish novelties for sale at the Texas Folklife Festival. The stand is part of the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas booth. The booth is decorated with green and white paper fringe, green balloons, and shamrocks. The sign overhead reads, "Novelties". Displayed on the table are small green and white objects, including leprechaun figurines. A boy in a green shirt is in charge of the stand. He is standing behind the display table, waiting for customers.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[A Pair of Tigua Indian Dancers]

Description: Photograph of two Tigua Indian dancers, male and female, at the Texas Folklife Festival. The man is on the left and wearing white pants, a black shirt, and knee-high, orange moccasins with fringe. Around his head and his waist is a red sash. He is holding some sort of shaker or maraca. The woman stands on the right of him and is wearing a cream-colored, tea-length dress with a red and blue stripe at the hem. She is also wearing a decorative shawl and tan boots. She is holding what appears to be brown feathers.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Talking About Duck and Geese Hunting]

Description: Photograph of O. D. LaBove, from Sabine Pass, speaking to a crowd about duck and geese hunting at the Texas Folklife Festival. LaBove is on the left side of the photograph, standing at the bottom of a hill between a cluster of reeds and a brown wooden panel. He has a rifle under his arm. He is facing the crowd who is on the right side of the photograph, on the other side of an artificial stream that contains artificial ducks.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Melody Porter in Lye Soap Booth]

Description: Photograph of Melody Porter standing in the pioneer lye soap booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is dressed in pioneer clothing, complete with a red bonnet. At the top of the booth two signs read, "Dorothy Buchanan, Pioneer Lye Soap, Bryan, Texas" and, "Evelyn Johnson, Pioneer Lye Soap, Mesquite, Texas". At the front of the booth a basket of soaps is on display. All kinds of soap making materials are visible on a table inside the booth. Hanging at the back of the booth is a painted scene of the inside of a pioneer house, looking out to see desert scenery.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Miss Galveston on "Galveston Beach"]

Description: Photograph of the "Galveston Beach" area, sponsored by the Galveston Shrimp Festival, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Miss Galveston, dressed as a mermaid, is sitting beside two boys playing in the sand in the area for sand castle building. She is wearing a green mermaid costume, a sash denoting her title, and a tiara, sitting on a pile of old fish nets. The whole area is covered with sand, and there are shovels and pails around where the two boys are playing. Behind them, a few festival visitors survey the area. A woman with two small children has a big smile on her face. In the foreground, a small fence made of fishing net sections off the area. Attached to it a sign reads, "Shrimp Festival, Sand Castle Building".
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Opening Ceremonies Balloon Release]

Description: People are walking by a coupon booth where a woman is selling coupons at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is positioned next to a large sidewalk and has a large umbrella with a sign on top. Three people have stopped to buy coupons at twenty-five cents each. The Institute of Texan Cultures is visible in the background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections