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[Railroad Spike Driving]

Description: Color photograph of a man driving a railroad spike in a live demonstration at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is using a large hammer to drive a nail through the wooden rails that have been set in the grass. Two men stand nearby; one of them is also holding a large spiking hammer and is wearing overalls and a train conductor's cap.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dutch Festival Participants]

Description: Color photograph of a group of women standing in a line while holding brooms in order to sweep the area before the ribbon cutting at the opening ceremony of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all wearing traditional Dutch dresses and aprons.
Date: August 3, 1978
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Morris Dancers]

Description: Color photograph of a group of men performing a "Morris dance," an English folk dance, at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are lined up in two facing rows. A crowd of onlookers is visible behind them.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[A Young Boy Working on a Loom]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy seated at a wooden loom, courtesy of the Austin Weavers Co-op, a group that has its own booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He has both hands situated on either side of strings that are held taut in the loom. Festival-goers are partially visible behind him.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Speaking at the Opening Ceremony]

Description: Color photograph of a man standing behind a podium with a microphone pointed at him. He is identified as Jack Maguire, the executive director of the Institute of Texan Cultures; he is speaking at the opening ceremony of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Behind him is a partially visible crowd of people.
Date: August 3, 1978
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Making Bread]

Description: Color photograph of a man identified as Dr. John M. Hale, standing behind a table where a ball of dough sits on the surface. He is working a bread-making booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a shirt that reads "Chief loafer" as evidence. A few people are gathered around watching the demonstration. Behind him, a few other workers are standing underneath the tent.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Stuffing German Sausage]

Description: Color photograph of a man identified as Rocky Tays, who is affiliated with New Braunfels Wurstfest. He is wearing a Bavarian hat, a festive vest, and an apron. He is holding up a sausage that he has just finished preparing. On the table before him are more finished sausages and a cast iron sausage maker. A few people are visible gathered behind him to watch under the tent overhead, which is made of vibrant red, yellow, and orange cloths. His live demonstration is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Working on Log House Construction]

Description: Color photograph of a man carving out the corner of a log house, which he is helping to construct as a live demonstration at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is using an axe. Another man sits on the adjacent corner of the unfinished structure. The shingled roof of a nearby structure is visible in the background.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Members of St. Seraphim's Ukrainian Dancers]

Description: Color photograph of a young woman and a young man performing with St. Seraphim's Ukrainian Dancers, a performing group at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are wearing traditional Ukrainian attire. The young woman is wearing an embroidered white blouse and a patterned skirt with an apron over it. The young man is wearing a white shirt with embroidery at the neck and cuffs, as well as wide, voluminous red pants known as sharovary pants. They are both wearing black boots. A large crowd seated on the lawn watches them perform.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Men Touring the Festival Grounds]

Description: Color photograph of two men, Dick Potter and Jack F. "Spot" Baird, touring the grounds of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are both wearing patterned shirts, denim overalls, and hats. The man on the right is holding an umbrella above him. Behind them is a building; on its surface is lettering that reads "Texan Cultures."
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Serving Syrup from a Syrup Cooker]

Description: Color photograph of people gathered around a large syrup cooker at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A man standing near the corner of the vat is pouring syrup from a metal pot into a mason jar. A child holding an empty mason jar waits by his side, visibly excited.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[St. Seraphim's Ukrainian Dancers]

Description: Color photograph of a pair of young dancers that are associated with a group called St. Seraphim's Ukrainian Dancers, performers at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are dressed in traditional Ukrainian attire. Behind them, a crowd of people have gathered to watch. Behind the crowd is a banner that reads, "Arts and Culture."
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[O.T. Baker]

Description: Color photograph of man identified as O.T. Baker, who is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Though evidence of it is not visible, he is affiliated with the smokehouse at the festival. He is wearing a cowboy hat, large eyeglasses, and a blue shirt. A few people are gathered around him.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Teenage Polish Folk Dancers]

Description: Color photograph of a teenage duo of Polish folk dancers who are performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The young woman is wearing a long floral skirt and a white blouse. Her partner, the young man, is wearing a white shirt and white pants. Another couple of dancers are visible in the background. A large grassy area behind them is filled with seated onlookers.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Touring the Festival Grounds]

Description: Color photograph of three people standing near a fountain and a concrete building on a tour of the Texas Folklife Festival grounds. On the left is former Texas governor John B. Connally; standing next to him is his wife Nellie Connally. To her right is Jack Maguire, the director of the Institute of Texan Cultures. A few flags, including the American and the Texan flag, are visible in the background.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Norwegian Lekering Dancers]

Description: Color photograph of a group of dancers that are part of the Norwegian Lekering Dancers, performers at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are dressed in traditional Norwegian attire. A crowd of seated onlookers are visible on the grassy hill beside the dance floor.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Norwegian Lekering Dancers]

Description: Color photograph of a group of dancers that are part of the Norwegian Lekering Dancers, who are performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are dressed in traditional Norwegian attire. The couple in the foreground are dancing; while holding hands, the woman kneels on the ground and the man is bowed before her. A crowd of seated onlookers are visible on the grassy hill beside the dance floor.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Piñata Making]

Description: Color photograph of two women holding finished piñatas at the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. On the left is Desy Perez, the assistant of the woman on the right, Guadalupe De Pena. Desy is holding a pink and green unicorn piñata, while Guadalupe is holding a piñata that looks like Raggedy Ann. Behind them, a few finished piñatas hang in the background.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ray Baca Playing Hammer Dulcimer]

Description: Color photograph of a man named Ray Baca playing the hammer dulcimer. He is a member of the Gil Baca Band, a group performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festivals. A pair of microphones are set before him; one is pointed at the dulcimer while the other is pointed at his head. A drum set is visible behind him.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Churning Butter with Marie Fleming]

Description: Color photograph of a teenage girl churning butter in a glass paddle churn while an older woman, identified as Marie Fleming from Nederland, Texas, watches her work. The churn is placed in a bed of ice contained in an aluminum pan. This booth is one of many at the 7th Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Elderly Couple with Their Wendish Dolls]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly couple identified as Walter and Mary Schimank of the Texas Wendish Heritage Society. They are participants of the 7th Annual Folklife Festival. Walter is wearing a white short-sleeve shirt with a black vest and a red bow tie. His wife Mary is wearing a red patterned bonnet and shawl. In Walter's arms is a cloth doll that is dressed very similarly to Mary.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Gerry Doyle Teaching Handwriting]

Description: Color photograph of a man standing at the front of a room and writing on a chalkboard. He is identified as Gerry Doyle; he is teaching handwriting and calligraphy as a craft in a one-room school at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Pupils with paper and pen sit at desks on either side of him. A few spectators are seated against the wall to watch him teach.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections