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[Crawfish Racing on Track]

Description: Photograph of thoroughbred racing crawfish competing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The crawfish are spread out on a white racing track with red and blue concentric circles.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dancing 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, featuring two pairs of gymnasts each standing back-to-back. They are wearing white shorts and brightly-colored blouses with large, ruffled, long-sleeves. Each gymnast's blouse is a different color. The pairs of gymnasts have one arm up in the air and one down low, mirroring each other and forming a diagonal with their arms. Colored streamers hang overhead.
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

[Feeding Sugar Cane into the Mill]

Description: Photograph of a man feeding sugar cane into a cane mill at the Texas Folklife Festival. The man is putting two stalks of sugar cane into the iron mechanism which grinds them into sugar. The grinder rests on a base made of wooden logs.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Fort Griffin Fandangle Sample Performance]

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 pioneer dresses. Near center stage, two actors are displaying a green flag with an image of a longhorn. Audience members are visible in the foreground.
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

[Cowboy Resting in the Shade]

Description: Photograph of Cattle Drive Corral featuring cowboy cooks from ranches across the state, serving food from chuck wagons at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the middle ground, the back panel of a chuck wagon is folded down to form a table, revealing shelves on the interior of the wagon. Under the table, a cowboy is relaxing, sitting with his legs crossed and leaning against the support beam of the fold-down table. In the background, people are preparing food. Out of focus in the very near foreground, a wooden ranch-style fence is visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Crawfish Competing in Race]

Description: Photograph of thoroughbred racing crawfish competing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The crawfish are racing on a white surface with red and blue concentric circles. The photograph is taken at the same level as the racing track. Behind the track are two men wearing berets who appear to be administering the race. In the background, a crowd is gathered to watch.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Crowd at Crawfish Race]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of spectators watching the crawfish race at the Texas Folklife Festival. The crowd is gathered outside of the Institute of Texan Cultures. Some people are smiling and some are holding their fingers up in the air to denote a certain number.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Darbeki Players]

Description: Photograph of two darbecki players at the Texas Folklife Festival. The two men are sitting next to each other on a wooden bench, each one playing a darbecki they hold between their legs. The man on the left is wearing red bell-bottom pants, a red tank top, and sunglasses. The man on the right is wearing brown pants and a green shirt. Behind them is a large red and white flag with a green tree, the flag of Lebanon.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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

[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

[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