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[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

[Corn Crib and Corn Sheller]

Description: Photograph of a corn crib and a corn sheller at the Texas Folklife Festival. A sign explains that the crib, which looks like a small log cabin with no roof, was originally built on site at Canyon Lake. Ears of corn are piled up inside the crib. On either side of the doorway are burlap bags. Two young girls are in front of the crib, one turning a crank to operate the sheller, the other gathering corn.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Coupon Booth on the Veranda]

Description: Photograph of a coupon booth on the veranda of the Institute of Texan Cultures and the first annual Texas Folklife Festival. Numerous people are walking around on the veranda. One man has stopped at the coupon booth where two women are working. The booth has a red, yellow, and orange, umbrella covering with a sign that says "Coupons twenty-five cents"
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Frontier Children's Toyland Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Frontier Children's Toyland booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is displaying pioneer era toys. A sign at the top of the booth reads, "Children's Frontier Toyland, Games, Puppets, Hay Wagon". On the left side of the booth a few women and children are gathered, talking to the booth workers. On the right side, toys are laid out on a table. In the background, a hay wagon and other festival booths are visible.
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

["Grandma's Workshop" Booth]

Description: Photograph of "Grandma's Workshop" in which Emma Oettinger is displaying her rag dolls, afghans, and quilts at the Texas Folklife Festival. Oettinger, from San Antonio, is on the right side of the photograph, explaining how to make rag dolls to two visitors. To the left, a group of people are looking at the variety of quilts, dolls, pillows, and afghans on display. The booth has a sign overhead in the foreground that displays information about the booth, as well as paper cut-outs of rag dolls. In the background against the wall, a sign that reads "Grandma's Workshop" is hanging above the full display of textiles.
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

[Holding the Banner for Houston Highlanders Pipe Band]

Description: Photograph of girls holding the title banner for the Houston Highlanders Pipe Band, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two girls wearing plaid skirts, white shirts, and fitted black vests each stand on one side of the banner holding it between them. The banner is plaid, about five feet long, two feet tall, and displays the words, "Houston Highlanders Pipe Band" in white block lettering. The two girls hold the banner at their waists and are looking behind them at three other costumed girls. In the left foreground a man is dressed in traditional Scottish clothing: a kilt and horsehair sporran. He holds a bagpipe under his arm. Crowds of festival visitors are visible behind the banner.
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

[Scottish Society of Texas booth]

Description: Photograph of the Scottish Society of Texas food and information booth at the Texas Folklife festival. In the foreground there is an informational display about the culture and heritage of Scotland. Behind that, there is a sign for "Scottish Highland Games". Several people are standing around the booth, some men are wearing traditional Scottish attire.
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

[Soap Making Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Evelyn Johnson, from Mesquite, explaining how to make lye soap in the pioneer lye soap booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is dressed in a pioneer bonnet and hat, holding two glass jars. In front of her are two large ceramic mixing bowls containing ingredients for soap making.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Steam Whistles]

Description: Photograph of two young girls, dressed in long skirts and bonnets, standing under the steam whistles at the Texas Folklife Festival. The steam whistles, sponsored by Ken Wimberley of Austin, are situated atop an A-frame structure, under which the girls are standing. On one side of the A-frame, a sign reads "Steam Whistles". Behind the steam whistles is a fence and behind the fence, a street is visible. Off to the right, a man and woman are sitting under a tree.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sugar Cane Mill]

Description: Photograph of Travis W. Kuykendall operating a sugar cane mill at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mill is powered by two horses walking in a circle. The horses are attached to a big log which rotates as they walk. The log is attached to the grinding mechanism which grinds the sugar cane into sugar. Strings of pennant flags decorate the area. A man is standing with the horses and another man is at the grinder, putting in the sugar cane. Kuykendall is walking toward the horses from the right. In the foreground, some spectators are partially visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[People Dancing to Cajun Music]

Description: Photograph of Jackie Callier and the Rambling Aces, a Cajun band from Port Arthur, Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band is playing on a wooden outdoor stage with a sign displaying their band name. To the left of the stage a couple is dancing. Two people on the left in the foreground are watching the band. Large yellow letters reading "Cajun Country" are displayed on a hill behind the band.
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