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[Woman creating a piñata]

Description: A woman holding scissors creates a star-shaped piñata of many colors. A piñata is a brightly-colored paper container that is usually filled with candy and/or toys and is used to celebrate a variety of special occasions. It is generally hung from a tree branch or ceiling and participants then use a stick to break the piñata and obtain the candy and/or toys from inside it.
Date: December 21, 2005
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Woman cuts paper for piñata]

Description: A woman cuts green-colored paper for a piñata. A piñata is a brightly-colored paper container that is usually filled with candy and/or toys and is used to celebrate a variety of special occasions. It is generally hung from a tree branch or ceiling and participants then use a stick to break the piñata and obtain the candy and/or toys from inside it.
Date: December 21, 2005
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Woman decorates a piñata]

Description: A woman creates a star-shaped piñata of many colors. A piñata is a brightly-colored paper container that is usually filled with candy and/or toys and is used to celebrate a variety of special occasions. It is generally hung from a tree branch or ceiling and participants then use a stick to break the piñata and obtain the candy and/or toys from inside it.
Date: December 21, 2005
Creator: Castillo, José L.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Piñatas at the Mexican Market]

Description: Photograph of the piñata booth in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival. The front of the booth has a decorative arch, covered in colorful paper flowers. In the middle of the arch is a sign that reads, "Piñatas". On the left of the arch, a colorful piñata is hanging. Two women and two children are standing in front of the booth looking at the piñatas. The woman in the foreground is wearing sunglasses, a blue floral dress, and a curly blonde updo.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Demonstrating How to Make Cascarones]

Description: Photograph of a woman demonstrating how to make cascarones at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is standing in a booth decorated with red, green and white garland, and several different piñatas. Rows of colorful cascarones (confetti-filled eggs) with tiny cone-shaped party hats are lined up on the table in front of the woman. Two signs, one for cascarones and one for piñatas, are hanging across the top of the booth.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Girl Holding Piñata]

Description: Photograph of a girl holding a piñata at a booth where they are being sold at the Texas Folklife Festival. She has log brown hair and is wearing a traditional Mexican blouse with colorful crosstiching. The piñata is a yellow burro with pink ears and a blue halter. In the background, several piñatas are visible.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Guadalupe de Pena, Pinata Maker]

Description: Black and white photograph of Guadalupe de Pena, a woman who makes pinatas. She is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is holding up an egg carton full of cascarons. One of her pinatas sits next to her; several more pinatas are hanging behind her.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Guadalupe De Pena's Pinata and Cascarone Booth]

Description: Photograph of a Guadalupe Pena's booth selling pinatas and cascarones at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man stands behind a table with cascarones, or confetti eggs, across it. A woman arranges the many pinatas attached with string to the metal posts that form the booth's enclosure.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Delbert Brewster Demonstrating Scrimshaw Engraving]

Description: Photograph of Delbert Brewster creating a scrimshaw engraving at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He wears a cowboy hat with a brown short-sleeved shirt and dark-colored pants. Delbert uses a small tool to cut an elaborate scene into a piece of cow horn.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pinata Booth]

Description: Photograph of a pinata booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man wearing a grey shirt stands behind a display of many colorful pinatas in the shape of donkeys. Behind him, rabbit, Raggedy Ann, and Batman pinatas are strung up around the booth.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Pinata booth

Description: Two ladies are standing in front of a HemisFair '68 booth selling pinatas. The booth is attended by two men and another lady. Pinatas are placed on the booth table and are also hanging above the booth. Two signs say that the booth also sells souvenir postcards.
Date: 1968
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Couple with Piñatas #2]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman in front of a black background at what seems to be at a reunion in San Antonio. The woman is Wearing a colorful blouse and two colorful piñatas can be seen in the foreground. The man has a name tag that reads, "L. K. McElyea". On the back of the photo is an address label for Marvin A. Krieger.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Couple with Piñatas #3]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman in front of a black background at what seems to be at a reunion in San Antonio. The woman is Wearing a colorful blouse and two colorful piñatas can be seen in the foreground. The man has a name tag that reads, "L. K. McElyea". On the back of the photo is an address label for Marvin A. Krieger.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Child Swinging Stick at Piñata]

Description: Photograph of a piñata party at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the center, a child is trying to hit a piñata with a stick while blindfolded. The child is swinging the stick with all their might. The piñata is purple, and made to look like a bear. Other children are standing around, watching. Two women are in the background, smiling and cheering.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boy Swinging Stick at Piñata]

Description: Photograph of a piñata party at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the center, a small boy is trying to hit a piñata with a stick while blindfolded. The piñata is purple, and made to look like a bear. Other children are standing around, watching the boy try to hit the piñata. A woman on the left is cautiously watching the boy, leaning back slightly to avoid the swinging stick.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Women Making Piñatas]

Description: Photograph of Guadalupe de Pena and another woman doing a piñata-making demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are wearing traditionally Mexican embroidered dresses, and standing behind a table. Pena is on the left, working on an orange, spherical piñata. The woman on the right has her piñata turned to face the crowd and we can see that it is a jack-o-lantern.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pinata-Making Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Guadalupe de Pena making a pinata at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Guadalupe holds a blue pinata towards the crowd of festival participants. She wears a white dress with colored flowers embroidered across the bodice.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Guadalupe and Sharon De Pena's Booth]

Description: Photograph of Guadalupe and Sharon De Pena's booth selling cascarones and piñatas at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Individuals stand inside the booth. Cartons of cascarones are arranged on a table in front of them. Piñatas are visible at the back of the booth.
Date: [1994-08-04..1994-08-07]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Couple with Piñatas]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman in front of a black background at what seems to be at a reunion in San Antonio. The woman is Wearing a colorful blouse and two colorful piñatas can be seen in the foreground. The man has a name tag that reads, "L. K. McElyea". On the back of the photo is an address label for Marvin A. Krieger.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Couple with Piñatas #4]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman in front of a black background at what seems to be at a reunion in San Antonio. The woman is Wearing a colorful blouse and two colorful piñatas can be seen in the foreground. The man has a name tag that reads, "L. K. McElyea". On the back of the photo is an address label for Marvin A. Krieger.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum