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National Band Competition

Description: Copy negative of the National Band Competition in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1931. There is a large group of people on the field and a large crowd in the stands, and John Philip Sousa is directing music on a platform.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Man Holding White Chicken]

Description: Photograph of a man holding up a white chicken that will be participating in the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing next to a blue mailbox with a white post and red flag which the chicken will be put in before flight. The mailbox is on a tall post that places it above the man's head. He is wearing a white t-shirt and a blue bandana around his head. Another man with gray hair is standing behind him. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chicken Flying Out of Mailbox]

Description: Photograph of a black and white chicken flying out of a mailbox as part of the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mailbox, on the right, is red and blue and is on a tall white post that raises it high in the air. A man and woman are standing on a connected platform on the right. The man is pushing a plunger through the open back of the mailbox to make the chicken fly out. The woman has her hand on the front flap of the mailbox which has been flipped open. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[ Black Chicken Flying Out of Mailbox]

Description: Photograph of a black chicken flying out of a mailbox as part of the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mailbox, on the right, is red and blue and is on a tall white post that raises it high in the air. A man and woman are standing on a connected platform on the right. The woman is pushing a plunger through the open back of the mailbox to make the chicken fly out. The man is holding a piece of cardboard over the open back to keep the chicken from coming out that side. The chicken is mid-flight, just having flown out of the front of the mailbox. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Putting Chicken in Mailbox]

Description: Photograph of a man putting a white chicken in a mailbox from which it will fly as part of the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mailbox is red and blue and is on a tall white post that raises it above the man's head. When the door is opened, the chicken will fly out. The man is wearing a white t-shirt and a blue bandana around his head. Another man with gray hair and sunglasses is standing behind him. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boy Holding Chicken on the Ground]

Description: Photograph of a boy holding a light-brown rooster, entry for the chicken flying contest, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is kneeling down on the ground, holding the chicken still between his legs. A woman is standing behind him to the right and a man to the left. A small chicken cage is partially visible to the right of the boy. Festival visitors are visible standing around the area.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Competing in Tobacco Spitting Contest]

Description: Photograph of a man competing in the State Tobacco Spitting Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a baseball cap and aviator sunglasses, he is placing a finger on each side of his mouth and forcefully spitting to achieve the highest distance possible.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Clearing Spit in State Tobacco Spitting Contest]

Description: Photograph of a man clearing spit from the competition area at the State Tobacco Spitting Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing shorts and a t-shirt, the blond man is wiping the tarp with a sponge mop. Several spectators are standing beside the competition area.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Competing in Tobacco Spitting Contest]

Description: Photograph of a man competing in the State Tobacco Spitting Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cap and a button up shirt, he is forcefully spitting to achieve the highest distance possible.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Spitting Tobacco]

Description: Photograph of a man competing in the State Tobacco Spitting Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a paper "Red Man" bib, he is forcefully spitting to achieve the highest distance possible.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cowboy participating in bull riding event at a rodeo]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an African-American cowboy participating in bull riding event at a rodeo. The cowboy, who is wearing a boots, dark colored pants, white shirt, and white cowboy hat, is holding on to the strap with his right hand and he has his left hand in the air. There are two men standing near the gate. A wooden partition separates the spectators from the arena riding area.
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park