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[Tomato Festival Princesses]

Description: Copy negative of six young women, princesses from towns and communities in East Texas who took part in the annual Tomato Festival, sitting on a wall, hands clasping their left knees. Katherine Vining is second from the left. The rest are unidentified.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Queen Jerry Peacock]

Description: Copy negative of Jerry Peacock on the Queen's Throne in Ragsdale Park during the 1937 Jacksonville National Tomato Festival.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Candidates for Queen]

Description: Copy negative of three women, all candidates for queen of the National Tomato Festival, outside the Tomato Leaf Disease Laboratory in Jacksonville. Frances Stevens is on the right; Kathryn Turner, queen in 1940, stands in the middle; and Fannie Byrd Bolton stands to the right.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Belgian Bolls Game]

Description: Photograph of festival participants playing Belgian bolls at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man is leaning towards a target wearing a white collared shirt and plaid pants, throwing a ball towards a small box in the corner of a booth.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Crawfish Racing Competition]

Description: Photograph of crawfish race at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The head of the crawfish racing leans over the racing table, preparing to release the crawfish in front of a crowd of festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Crawfish Racing]

Description: Photograph of crawfish race at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The head of the crawfish racing leans over the racing table, preparing to release the crawfish in front of a crowd of festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cajun Country Crawfish Race]

Description: Photograph of crawfish race participants at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The race participants put Louisiana hot sauce on the crawfish before they race, as a large crowd of festival participants watch.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chili Apprecation Society Games]

Description: Photograph of contest at the Chili Appreciation Society Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A line of women attempt to push a ball towards the finish line without using their hands. The Chili Appreciation Society Truck is visible in the background.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chili Cook-Off]

Description: Photograph of a Chili Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a line of women stand to the right of the Chili Appreciation Society Truck, sampling chili from the Chili Appreciation Society.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chicken Flying Contest]

Description: Photograph of a chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A large crowd of festival participants crowd around a large wooden catapult used for shooting chickens into the air.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chicken Flying Contest]

Description: Photograph of a woman holding her entry for the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman wears black framed glasses with long earrings, a short-sleeved shirt and pants. She holds a chicken in her hands, decorated with rhinestones.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Peggy Bram Show Calf

Description: Copy negative of Peggy Bram holding the reins of her winning 4-H calf outside of Axel Hermansen and Walter Bram's homes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Preparation for Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy and a man reaching into watermelon halves to gather seeds for the watermelon seed spitting contest at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The pair of watermelon halves sit on a grassy area; next to them is a pile of watermelon pulp.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Kids Arm Wrestling Each Other]

Description: Black and white photograph of children gathered around a small table to challenge each other in arm wrestling at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A pair of them are competing while the rest watch them; the boy on the right is winning.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chicken Flying Contest]

Description: Black and white photograph of a chicken flying contest, wherein a chicken trapped in a mailbox is prodded out by a man holding a plunger at the open end. The mailbox is unusually large to accommodate the chicken and even has a graphic of a chicken on its side. A large crowd is gathered around to watch the spectacle, a traditional event, at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Queen Jerry Peacock]

Description: Copy negative of Jerry Peacock on the Queen's Throne in Ragsdale Park during the 1937 Jacksonville National Tomato Festival.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Coronation of Jerry Peacock]

Description: Copy negative of the coronation of Jerry Peacock being crowned queen of the Jacksonville National Tomato Festival by Lieutenant Governor Walter Woodul. Women and men in fancy dress watch as Woodul places the crown on Peacock's head. Woodul looks at the camera, while Peacock looks straight ahead. The child second from the right is Betty Jane Acker, and the girl to her right is Frances Carolyn Wood. None of the other attendees have been identified.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Tomato Exhibit]

Description: Copy negative of a man, Dr. P. A. Young, showing members of the Jacksonville National Tomato Festival queen's court experiments being conducted to find remedies for diseases that attack tomato plants. The two women on the right are unidentified.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Adults and Students During Poster Art Contest]

Description: Photograph of unidentified students and adults during a poster art contest held at Martin Luther King Middle School. The photograph was taken candidly, while students complete their respective drawings on butcher paper. Two adult women on the far left look on. The group is in the school's cafeteria, judging by the furnishings and some of the equipment in the back. Accompanying information indicates the contest was held as part of Project LEAD (Links Erase Alcohol and Drugs), a national program initiated to educate youth on the dangers and downfalls of drug abuse.
Date: 1986
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Students Drawing in Preparation for Poster Art Contest]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified group of young girls drawing in preparation for a poster art contest held at Martin Luther King Middle School. Markers, pencils, and other utensils have been placed for their aid. Cash register in the back, long rows of tables, and a food table would indicate the students were placed in their cafeteria. Accompanying information indicates the contest was held as part of Project LEAD (Links Erase Alcohol and Drugs), a national program initiated to educate youth on the dangers and downfalls of drug abuse.
Date: 1986
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Man and Woman Looking at Poster Art Contest Submissions]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man and woman looking at submissions for a student poster art contest held at Martin Luther King Middle School. The students have drawn in a variety of media and focused primarily on Dr. King's semblance. Textual information was also used. Although they have not been properly identified, the two adults might be the contest judges. They are in the school's cafeteria, judging by the furnishings and some of the equipment in the back. Accompanying information indicates the contest was held as part of Project LEAD (Links Erase Alcohol and Drugs), a national program initiated to educate youth on the dangers and downfalls of drug abuse.
Date: 1986
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Two Student Poster Art Contest Submissions]

Description: Photograph of two student submissions for a poster art contest held at Martin Luther King Middle School. They have been placed on two tables. Orange chairs can be seen pulled up under them. The posters have been decorated and drawn with appropriated photographs of Dr. King and textual references. Accompanying information indicates the contest was held as part of Project LEAD (Links Erase Alcohol and Drugs), a national program initiated to educate youth on the dangers and downfalls of drug abuse.
Date: 1986
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Three Student Poster Art Contest Submissions]

Description: Photograph of three student submissions for a poster art contest held at Martin Luther King Middle School. They have been placed on two tables. Orange chairs can be seen pulled up under them. Colored pencil and graphite appear to have been used. The most visible of the three, in the middle, bears Dr. King's profile and a stylized backdrop of the Washington Monument. Accompanying information indicates the contest was held as part of Project LEAD (Links Erase Alcohol and Drugs), a national program initiated to educate youth on the dangers and downfalls of drug abuse.
Date: 1986
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio

[Middle School Students Drawing for Poster Art Contest]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified group of Martin Luther King Middle School students drawing in preparation for a poster art contest held at their school. Long tables, a food table, a cash register, and what appears to be a menu in the back would indicate they are in the school cafeteria. Markers, pencils, and other utensils have been placed at their tables for aid. Accompanying information indicates the contest was held as part of Project LEAD (Links Erase Alcohol and Drugs), a national program initiated to educate youth on the dangers and downfalls of drug abuse.
Date: 1986
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio