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[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]
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

[Texas American Indian Heritage Society Dancers]

Description: Photograph of members of the Texas American Indian Heritage Society Dancers on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are dressed in costume and holding various props. A multicolored wall is visible behind them.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Texas American Indian Heritage Society Dancers]

Description: Photograph of members of the Texas American Indian Heritage Society Dancers on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They performing in front of a multicolored wall with a "CocaC[ola]" logo and a yellow and pink tent above their heads.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Texas American Indian Heritage Society Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a young member of the Texas American Indian Heritage Society Dancers on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. His hair is styled into a Mohawk; he is dressed in a red and white costume and holding various props. Other dancers are visible in the background.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Les Alegres Folkloricos y Floreadores]

Description: Photograph of a member of Les Alegres Folkloricos y Floreadores, brother and sister trick roping, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is standing next to a young girl trick roping and other visitors are visible behind her.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Breakin' 2 Another Level Break Dancers]

Description: Photograph of two performers on stage with Breakin' 2 Another Level break dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A wall that says "CocaCola" and other performers are visible in the background.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lanie Karam, Ameleb Club Dancer]

Description: Photograph of Lanie Karam, a dancer and member of the San Antonio Ameleb Club, performing in a covered pavilion on a wide, white floor. A covered fabric tent is visible behind her. She is costumed in a bedlah suit (a bra and a sheer skirt) that is heavily trimmed with gold accents. Audience members are visible in both the foreground and the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jo Ann Andera, Dancer with the San Antonio Ameleb Club]

Description: Photograph of Jo Ann Andera, a dancer and member of the San Antonio Ameleb Club, and an employee of the Institute of Texas Cultures. She is performing in a covered pavilion on a wide, white floor. A covered fabric tent is visible behind her. She is costumed in a bedlah suit (a bra and a sheer skirt) that is heavily trimmed with gold accents. She is dancing with her arms out while her face is mid-exclamation. Audience members are visible in both the foreground and the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cynthia Van de Walle at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Cynthia Van de Walle from San Antonio, Texas, holding items for a Belgian rice pudding contest at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. Cynthia balances three bowls between her two hands. She is wearing a yellow shirt, denim overalls with orange buttons, and gold hoop earrings. Blindfolded people wrapped in protective coverings are visible behind her.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Opening Ceremonies Balloon Release]

Description: Photograph of exhibit floor tour guides preparing to release balloons at the opening of the first Texas Folklife Festival. Eight tour guides, both male and female, are lined up on an outdoor walkway side by side, each holding up a cluster of colorful balloons. A big portion of the sky is included in the image, and the Tower of the Americas is visible in the background.
Date: September 7, 1972
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Belgian Rice Pudding Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of participants competing in a Belgian rice pudding contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a blindfolded woman is raising a spoon of rice pudding towards her partner's head. The man is also blindfolded. Both partners are wearing plastic covers over their clothes while they stand on a stage.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bluegrass Kinfolks at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Bluegrass Kinfolks, from Tuscola, playing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, the members of the band are standing on a stage, playing their instruments into microphones. The man in the foreground plays the violin, followed by a guitar behind him. A string bass is partially visible at the left of the photograph.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Buckin' Barrel Game at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a child playing on a buckin' barrel at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a child is straddling a large long with a saddle attached to the top. Her feet are in the stirrups and her hands hold onto the post of the saddle as it rolls off of the log. A man is standing behind her, managing the ropes that hold the log in the air.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bill Clayton and Pat Thatcher at Opening Ceremonies]

Description: Photograph of Texas House Speaker Bill Clayton with ITC exhibit floor manager, Pat Thatcher, at the Texas Folklife Festival opening ceremony. Clayton is on the right, standing next to a few other men. Thatcher is standing just to the left of him, wearing a dress from the early 20th century and a wide-brimmed hat decorated with flowers.
Date: August 2, 1979
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Former Governor Allan Shivers Cutting Ribbon at Opening Ceremonies]

Description: Photograph of former Texas governor Allan Shivers cutting the ribbon at the opening ceremony of the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing on the right while a man standing to the left holds the ribbon for him. The ribbon is actually a group of ribbons, one of each color of the rainbow. People are visible sitting onstage behind him.
Date: August 4, 1977
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Claudia Ball and H. B. Zachry at Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of festival director Claudia Ball and H. B. Zachry at the opening ceremony of the Texas Folklife Festival. Zachry is standing on the left and Ball is on the right. They are shaking hands as Ball hands something off to Zachry. Ceremony spectators are seated behind them.
Date: August 4, 1977
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