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Former Texas Governor John B. Connally at the Opening Ceremony

Description: Color photograph of a man, identified as former Texas governor John B. Connally, standing behind a wooden podium at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival's opening ceremony. On the front of the podium is a sign that reads, "Institute of Texas Cultures, University of Texas at San Antonio." A few people are seated in fold-up chairs behind him.
Date: August 3, 1978
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[John B. Connally and Wife Nellie Connally Cutting a Ceremonial Ribbon]

Description: Color photograph of a man identified as John B. Connally, former Texas governor, cutting the ceremonial ribbon at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival's opening ceremony. His wife Nellie is standing to his left while the festival's director Claudia Ball stands to his right. A few on-lookers are visible in the distance.
Date: August 3, 1978
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Former Texas Governor John B. Connally at the Opening Ceremony]

Description: Color photograph of a man, identified as former Texas governor John B. Connally, standing behind a wooden podium at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival's opening ceremony. On the front of the podium is a sign that reads, "Institute of Texas Cultures, University of Texas at San Antonio." A few people are seated in fold-up chairs behind him.
Date: August 3, 1978
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Festival Participants Walking Through the Mud]

Description: Photograph of festival participants following a rain shower from Hurricane Delia at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The people are holding on to each other as they walk, through the puddles and mud, back to their booth in Cattle Drive Corral. Tom Perini is pictured in the center. The gentlemen are wearing denim shirts and leather chaps, while the women are wearing colorful shirts and slacks.
Date: September 7, 1973
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Festival Participants Falling in the Mud]

Description: Photograph of festival participants following a rain shower from Hurricane Delia on opening day of the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several people, including chuck wagon cooks, Tom Perini (left) and Robert Williams, are falling into the puddles and mud, causing water to splash up. Festival booths are visible around them.
Date: September 7, 1973
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Festival Participants Drying Off]

Description: Photograph of chuck wagon cooks drying off in their food booth following a rain shower from Hurricane Delia at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Tom Perini is on the left and Robert Williams is on the right. The gentlemen, wearing denim shirts, cowboy hats, and leather chaps, are standing with their arms around each other. A green tarp covers the food booth.
Date: September 7, 1973
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Band Performing Music]

Description: Photograph of the Opa Band of the New Braunfels Wurst Association performing music at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Accordionist, Ed Kadlecek, is standing and playing the accordion in front of a microphone. The other band members are playing a variety of instruments, including the trumpet, trombone, sousaphone, accordion, and drums.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Child Sitting on an Ox]

Description: Photograph of a young festival participant siting on one of the oxen used to pull log wagons at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Holding on to the ox is J.W. Broom, representative of Woodville Dog Wood Festival. Pennant flags are stretched above them and festival booths are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Couple Dancing to Music]

Description: Photograph of Jim Braud and his partner dancing in the Cajun Country section at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The couple is dancing on the designated dance floor; they are both wearing similar white vests and dark slacks. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[German Folk Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Cameron German Folk Dancers performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are partnered off and are clasping hands. The men are wearing lederhosen and the women are wearing red and yellow skirts. They are performing on a parking lot as festival participants watch.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[High School Band Performing]

Description: Photograph of the New Braunfels High School German Polka Band, directed by Joe Rogers, performing music at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The band is performing on the back of a flatbed trailer. The band members are playing a variety of instruments, including the saxophone, clarinet, and drums. The have music stands and microphones in front of them; festival participants are visible all around.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Men Oustide of a Representation of a 19th Century House]

Description: Photograph of Bill Hunter, Dr. Sean Burke, and state leaders of the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The men are in front of a structure representing a 19th century house in the Irish Flat neighborhood of San Antonio. Festival booths and other participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Band Performing at Festival]

Description: Photograph of Dallas Roy, guitarist with the Jackie Callier and Rambling Aces Band, playing in the Cajun Country section at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in front of a microphone and appears to be singing while playing the guitar. Other musicians are in the back playing the accordion and the guitar. There are several speakers set up around the band. The musicians in the band are all wearing red and white tops with white vests and caps. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Beekeeping Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of Albert Youngblood, beekeeper from Pearsall, in the South Texas Honey Growers Exhibit at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding a wire mesh frame and is scraping off what appears to be beeswax caps over a large metal drum.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boys in Corn Crib]

Description: Photograph of two young boys in the corn crib in the "Corn Shuckin'" area at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The young boys are kneeling on the ground which is covered in corn husks. A cardboard box is on the ground in front of them, and one boy appears to be taking out an ear of corn from the box.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cowboys Giving Out Free Cowboy Kisses]

Description: Photograph of chuck wagon cook, Tom Perini, leaning over a counter to give a festival participant a free cowboy kiss at the food booth in Cattle Drive Corral during the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The gentleman is wearing a denim shirt, cowboy hat, and leather chaps. The woman is wearing a light floral blouse and dark pants. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Booth Selling Cajun Souvenirs]

Description: Photograph of a booth selling Cajun souvenirs at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. W.T. Oliver (right), co-chairman of Cajun Country, is standing in front of the booth, shaking hands with a festival participant. Several participants are behind the booth, selling crawfish pins for $1.75 and Cajun t-shirts for $2.50.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Men Braising Meat]

Description: Photograph of men braising meat in a Spanish food booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The men are cooking over a large grill; meat is spread out over the grill. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Singing Harris Family of Lufkin]

Description: Slide of The Singing Harris Family of Lufkin, directed by Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Harris, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the photograph, the family band is performing on a raised stage. The two daughters and their mother are wearing matching plaid dresses, while the father and son wear navy shirts and jeans.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alfred M. Soderstrom Dressed as Viking]

Description: Photograph of Alfred M. Soderstrom at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. Dressed as a Viking, he prepares bif-bostok at the Swedish booth. His tunic is green, his tights are red, and he is wearing a viking helmet. Large brown bags are stacked on the right.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Children's Toyland and Barnyard]

Description: Photograph of the Children's Toyland and Barnyard at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. There is a large wooden tent-like structure through which a young girl is running. Hay covers the ground. Several other children are playing in the area. A man is standing in the foreground looking at the children.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Making Crafts at the Frontier Playland]

Description: Color photograph of a young girl learning how to make crafts from yarn at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A woman wearing a floral-patterned bonnet on her head is helping her. Their workspace is atop a bale of hay where there are several more balls of yarn and a glue bottle.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Hazel Bowen Giving a Wagon Ride]

Description: Photograph of Hazel Bowen giving wagon rides at the Texas Folklife Festival. Wearing a cowboy hat, she is driving a green wagon being pulled by two horses. A young boy is sitting in the front next to her. A small group of children and adults are riding in the back. The horses are walking along a dirt pathway next to which two young girls are standing.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ameleb Lebanese Dancer with Tambourine]

Description: Photograph of an Ameleb Club Lebanese dancer dancing with a tambourine at the Texas Folklife Festival. She has shoulder-length brown curly hair and is wearing a violet belly dancing outfit as she holds the tambourine out in front of her. Other Ameleb Club dancers are visible in the background.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections