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[Man Holding Skinned Possum]

Description: Photograph of Gilmer Yamboree representatives Spot Baird, professor of possumology, and Dr. Dick Potter, director of possumology research and taste deflector, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Baird is on the left, holding a skinned possum by the tail over a large silver pot. Potter, on the right, is tilting a small brown glass jar over the pot as if to add some ingredient. In the background, several festival visitors are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Holding Tray of Possum and Yams]

Description: Photograph of Gilmer Yamboree representative Spot Baird, professor of possumology, holding a tray of possum and yams at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing overalls, a long-sleeved shirt and a safari-style white hat, standing in front of the Yamboree booth. In the background to the left, a log cabin is being built.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Cooking Possum]

Description: Photograph of Gilmer Yamboree representative Dr. Dick Potter, director of possumology research and taste deflector, showing a possum cooking in a pot at the Texas Folklife Festival. He has removed the lid and is holding it in his left hand. With his other hand, he is holding a utensil with which he is stirring the contents of the pot. Four festival visitors are gathered closely around the large silver pot, leaning in and looking down into it.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections