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[Two Women in Polish Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of two women in the Polish food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are making some kind of fruit pastry. The woman on the right is scooping peaches onto a flat, round pastry bread while the woman on the left is folding up the pastry. They are both wearing traditional outfits: peasant blouses with large, lace-trimmed sleeves; fitted, lace-up, embroidered vests; long skirts and floral headbands.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alvina Paul Making Noodles]

Description: Photograph of Alvina Paul making noodles in the Texas Wendish Society booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a red floral bonnet with white trim, a matching shawl, and a white apron. She has rolled out a sheet of dough and is folding it over to make noodles.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Daisy Potter Holding Yam Pie]

Description: Photograph of Daisy Potter the "Possum Queen" holding a yam pie sold by the Gilmer Yamboree booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a pioneer dress with an orange sash that says, "Possum Queen," and a home-made crown with an image of a possum.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: UT 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: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Girl Competing in Arm Wrestling Contest]

Description: Photograph of a girl participating in an arm wrestling contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is on the left and her competitor is on the right, outside of the frame. She has shoulder-length straight black hair, a short-sleeved patterned shirt, braces, and a big smile on her face.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Girl on Balance Beam]

Description: Photograph of a girl walking on a balance beam at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a pink top, white shorts, yellow socks, blue tennis shoes, and a white cowboy hat as she carefully walks toward the camera. To the left a man in a black cowboy hat and a Coors t-shirt is standing on the ground next to her. On the right a small boy is looking up at her.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: UT 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: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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: UT 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: UT 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: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Aerial View of the Institute of Texan Cultures]

Description: Aerial photograph of the Institute of Texas Cultures building during the Texas Folklife Festival. The Institute building is at the top of the photo. Its surrounding lawn is speckled with festival visitors. The left side of the property contains a group of booths which are recognizable from above by the rainbow canopies that are covering them. A group of flagpoles at the entrance to the building are visible near the bottom of the photo.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cindy Hickok with Doll]

Description: Photograph of Cindy Hickok, a doll maker from Houston, at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is posing next to a life size doll she made that looks like an old woman. Hickok has short brown hair and is wearing glasses and overalls. The doll's hair is made of yarn and is gathered into a bun. Its dress has a collar of white lace, with a lace flower at the front.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
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

[Val Marie Maxey Clapping Along]

Description: Photograph of Val Marie Maxey, of Voices of the Mainland gospel group from Texas City, at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a loose, tribal-patterned blouse of red and yellow, a white wide-brimmed sunhat, and large sunglasses. She is clapping her hands and concentrating on something out of frame to the right.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Tony Fill Fenoglio Posing for Photo]

Description: Photograph of Tony Fill Fenoglio, coordinator of the Montague Texas Italian Bocce Club games, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He has medium-length wavy hair and a gray goatee. He is wearing sunglasses, a Texas Folklife Festival t-shirt, a red bandana tied around his neck, and a denim cap with no brim. The cap is covered with badges and patches, one of which says, "Texas-Italian Bocce Club." A patch on his shirt says, "Hello! I'm Fenoglio."
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Aerial View of Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Aerial photograph of the Institute of Texas Cultures and surrounding area during the Texas Folklife Festival. The Institute building is in the center. Its surrounding lawn is speckled with festival visitors. The outer rim of the property contains a majority of the booths which are recognizable from above by the rainbow canopies that are covering them. The area is bordered by two roads and a highway.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Visitor Eating a Mexican Paleta]

Description: Photograph of a young girl eating a Mexican paleta (fruit popsicle) at the Texas Folklife Festival. The paleta is purple and yellow, with pink packaging. The girl has long brown pigtails curled in ringlets and topped with two yellow bows. She is wearing colorful round earrings and a red and white dress.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Posing Next to British Flag]

Description: Photograph of a man standing next to a British flag in the British pub at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is to the right of the flag, saluting and wearing a white colonial shirt with ruffles on the chest and around the wrists, a red vest with a British flag on it, and a white trucker hat also with a British flag on it.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Allan Shivers with Jack Maguire]

Description: Photograph of former Texas governor Allan Shivers and his wife, with Institute of Texan Cultures Executive Director Jack Maguire at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are walking out from the Institute of Texan Cultures building. The governor and his wife are on the left, and Maguire is in the center. A crowd of people is walking behind them.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
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 Governor Allan Shivers Speaking at Podium]

Description: Photograph of former Texas governor Allan Shivers speaking at the opening ceremonies at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing behind a wooden podium, under a colorful shade canopy. He is wearing a light blue shirt, a striped tie, and black-rimmed glasses. Some spectators are visible offstage behind him, as well as two large bundles of balloons.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Members of Dutch Dochters en Hun Moeder Molly]

Description: Photograph of the Beenan sisters, members of Dutch Dochters en hun Moeder Molly, at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are wearing traditional Dutch dresses, blue-and-white embroidered aprons, and traditional Dutch bonnets. Each holds a broom. The girl in the middle is also carrying a small basket of flowers. Several festival booths are visible in the background.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections