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[Seating Area with Displayed Artifacts]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man and an unidentified woman sitting holding books in a large room with three seating areas: two rugs with couches, chairs, and coffee tables and one round table with chairs. Both walls are mostly floor-to-ceiling windows; the right wall are clear windows showing other buildings, and the left wall is covered with curtains. The left wall includes a two glass cabinets displaying artifacts, an open book on display, and a pay phone.
Date: 1978
Partner: Central Texas Library System

[People Walk Through An Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified group of people walking through the upper level of an exhibit. Photos and text are displayed on wall dividers angled along the left side of the photo. The building has a wood paneled vaulted ceiling.
Date: 1981
Partner: Central Texas Library System

[People on the Lower-Level of an Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people of all ages standing, talking, and walking through an exhibit. The photograph shows mainly the lower-level which has a display cases lining the left wall, a wooden-structure and display cases along the right wall, a Donor Wall, and another room of bookshelves behind windows. Part of the upper-level walkway with people walking into the stairwell can be seen in the upper-left corner.
Date: 1981
Partner: Central Texas Library System

[People at an Exhibit in Multi-story Building]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people of all ages standing, talking, and walking through an exhibit. The photograph shows the upper-level walkway, balcony, and lower-floor space. The upper-level has photographs, art, and text on the building's wall and gallery dividing walls. The lower-level has a wooden-structure, a Donor Wall, and another room of bookshelves behind windows.The building's architecture includes wooden support beams, a stairwell, and a vaulted ceiling with wooden panelling.
Date: 1981
Partner: Central Texas Library System

[Collingsworth County Fair Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of the Collingsworth County Fair Exhibit. It is located indoors, and there are tables with various types of produce on them. The man holding a large gourd and standing in the center of the photograph is identified as Morris Higdon, the Chamber of Commerce Manager.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Laura Bush Speaking at a Podium]

Description: Photograph of Laura Bush, First Lady of Texas, at the La Tejedora de Vida (The Weaver of Life) exhibit held at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Bush stands at a black podium and speaks into a microphone. She wears a black dress that has a collar and double row of buttons. She also wears red lipstick and nail polish. The wall behind her is yellow; several picture frames and a strand of green, white, and red streamers hang from it.
Date: 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: La Tejedora de Vida, An Exhibition from Serfin Museum of Indigenous Textiles]

Description: Pamphlet regarding the ribbon cutting ceremony for the La Tejedora de Vida [The Weaver of Life] exhibit occurring at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. The ceremony was held on January 22nd, 1999. On the front cover is a black and white photograph of a woman weaving cloth. Inside is a red drawing of a woman weaving cloth against a tree. The woman is in traditional dress and wears a snake on her head. There is also a black and white photograph of a man and woman kissing. Green geometric patterns adorn the edges of several pages.
Date: 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Kirk Watson Speaking at a Podium]

Description: Photograph of Kirk Watson, mayor of Austin, speaking at Le Tejedora de Vida (The Weaver of Life) exhibit at the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Watson wears a gray suit, white dress shirt, and paisley tie. He stands at a microphone with his right hand perched on the podium in front of him. Behind Watson is a yellow wall upon which multiple picture frames are hung. Several of the picture frames hold small paintings, while the remainder hold text documents.
Date: 1999
Creator: Mexic-Arte Museum (Austin, Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Arm Wrestling Contest]

Description: Color photograph of two young boys engaging in an arm wrestling contest over a white table with the shape of the Texas state painted at its center. A couple of children are standing around the table to watch. They are visitors of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chicken Flying Contest]

Description: Color photograph of a chicken flying contest, wherein a live chicken is put into a mailbox and pushed out with a plunger. A large crowd is gathered to watch. A small boy sits atop the shoulders of an adult in the foreground. This spectacle is a traditional event at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Making Adobe]

Description: Color photograph of two young boys mixing a pit of adobe on the ground at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A man in a khaki shirt and jeans stands behind them near a bale of hay.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Splitting Shingles]

Description: Color photograph of a man in the act of splitting shingles at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is seated on a tree trunk and is bent over a pile of wood. He has a pipe in his mouth and is wearing a straw hat. A few people behind him watch him work.
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

[Origins of Family Names Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Origins of Family Names booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man sits behind a table upon which many books are arranged. The man wears a black t-shirt, glasses, and a straw hat. Festival visitors stand on the left and look at the table.
Date: [1994-08-04..1994-08-07]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Lying Down in the Grass]

Description: Black and white photograph of a man lying down in the grass to rest at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. His cowboy hat is resting on the side of his head, which is in turn resting on a cardboard box. A few people passing by are walking behind him.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Casting Sand]

Description: Black and white photograph of a shirtless man casting sand at a table covered in essential casting materials. He is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Mexican Market]

Description: Photograph of a Mexican Market at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, festival visitors walk around the market. A banner reads: "Bienvenidos Ya'll." The area is covered with a cloth canopy.
Date: [1994-08-04..1994-08-07]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Grand Stand Hyde Park

Description: Photograph of the fair grounds at Hyde Park. A field is in the foreground, and bleachers full of people are at the far side of the field. Other people mill about in front of the bleachers. A 3-story gazebo is on the left. A line of horse-drawn buggies are on the right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library