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[Festival Participants Walking Through the Mud]

Description: Photograph of festival participants following a rain shower from Hurricane Delia at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The people are holding on to each other as they walk, through the puddles and mud, back to their booth in Cattle Drive Corral. Tom Perini is pictured in the center. The gentlemen are wearing denim shirts and leather chaps, while the women are wearing colorful shirts and slacks.
Date: September 7, 1973
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Festival Participants Falling in the Mud]

Description: Photograph of festival participants following a rain shower from Hurricane Delia on opening day of the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several people, including chuck wagon cooks, Tom Perini (left) and Robert Williams, are falling into the puddles and mud, causing water to splash up. Festival booths are visible around them.
Date: September 7, 1973
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Festival Participants Drying Off]

Description: Photograph of chuck wagon cooks drying off in their food booth following a rain shower from Hurricane Delia at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Tom Perini is on the left and Robert Williams is on the right. The gentlemen, wearing denim shirts, cowboy hats, and leather chaps, are standing with their arms around each other. A green tarp covers the food booth.
Date: September 7, 1973
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Musicians Performing on Opening Day]

Description: Photograph of the East Texas String Ensemble performing on opening day of the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The four band members are playing a variety of instruments, such as the upright bass, violin, guitar, and banjo. Each of the four men are wearing cowboy hats, shirts, and slacks. They are singing into microphones and are performing on a concourse as festival participants stand around the band, listening to the performance.
Date: September 7, 1973
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Club Members Performing a Lebanese Dance]

Description: Photograph of Ameleb Club members performing a Lebanese dance following the rain shower on the opening day of the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are holding hands and dancing on a designated dance floor. The dancers are not dressed in traditional Lebanese garments, though several of the dancers are wearing rain ponchos. Tarps cover other areas in the background.
Date: September 7, 1973
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Rain Sinks Balloons to be Released]

Description: Photograph of the floor guides handling balloons after their attempted release on the opening day of the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The balloons were grounded due to the rain from Hurricane Delia. A bunch of balloons are on the ground while the floor guides are trying to untangle a different bunch. Children are playing with the balloons while other festival participants are also picking them up. A cameraman is filming the action.
Date: September 7, 1973
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Floor Guides Carrying Balloons to be Released]

Description: Photograph of several floor guides each carrying a bunch of balloons in a variety shapes, sizes, and colors at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The East Texas String Ensemble is playing instruments and standing in front of microphones as the floor guides are bringing out the balloons to be released around them. Festival participants are standing all around the band and balloons.
Date: September 7, 1973
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Girl Running With Balloons in the Rain]

Description: Photograph of Miss Stephens, a daughter of an employee of the second annual Texas Folklife Festival, running through the muddy grounds after the opening ceremony. She is carrying three balloons from the failed balloon release. Hair in pigtails, she is barefoot and wearing a white t-shirt with black pants.
Date: September 7, 1973
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Wagon Cook Surveying Festival]

Description: Photograph of chuck wagon cook, Cliff Teinert, surveying the muddy festival grounds on opening day of the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a denim long sleeve shirt, a cowboy hat, a red bandanna around his neck, a leather belt, and what appears to be leather chaps over his jeans. He is leaning to the side with a hand on his hip.
Date: September 7, 1973
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Hoop Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian hoop dancer at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancer is wearing traditional garments, which includes a beaded band around the forehead and chest, a breechcloth, and fur above the moccasins. He is dancing with several hoops while festival participants watch.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are wearing traditional garments, comprised of roach headdresses, beaded bands, and breechcloths. Feathers of various colors are attached to their backs.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are in traditional garments and appear to be preparing for a dance in a parking lot. An elaborate array of yellow, pink, black, and white feathers form the back of the garments. The dancers are wearing headdresses and fur and bell decorations on the legs, above the moccasins. Festival participants surround the dancers.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Arm Wrestling Contest]

Description: Photograph of young festival participants competing in an arm wrestling contest at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The two young boys are sitting at a table; they are currently grasping hands and appear to be even at this point. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Arts and Crafts Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Tigua Indians' arts and crafts booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. A man is standing behind the booth while festival participants are standing on the other side. It appears that a belt and beads are hanging between them. Other people are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Band Performing Music]

Description: Photograph of the Opa Band of the New Braunfels Wurst Association performing music at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Accordionist, Ed Kadlecek, is standing and playing the accordion in front of a microphone. The other band members are playing a variety of instruments, including the trumpet, trombone, sousaphone, accordion, and drums.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Berm Sliding]

Description: Photograph of festival participants sliding down a berm at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Mostly children, the young participants are sliding down the hillside on scraps of cardboard; some are falling off the cardboard. Several participants are standing at the top of the berm.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[German Folk Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Cameron German Folk Dancers performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers have separated to form small circles; they are clasping hands within the small groups. The men are wearing lederhosen and the women are wearing skirts. They are performing on a parking lot as festival participants watch.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Gospel Singing]

Description: Photograph of Black Gospel, directed by Amelonee Whitaker and from Nacogdoches, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Two musicians are standing and singing into microphones. In the background, another musician is seated at a piano; a woman is standing by the piano, bending over slightly. A sign that reads, "Gospel Singing," hangs on the wall behind them.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Folk Dancers Performing a Dance]

Description: Photograph of Irish folk dancers from Houston, Texas, performing a dance at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Two girls are clasping hands while a boy stands between them. The dancers appear to be wearing traditional Irish garments. Festival participants and festival booths are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jazz Band Performing Music]

Description: Photograph of the San Antonio Jewish Community Center jazz band at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The musicians are on stage playing a variety of instruments, including a guitar, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, and drums. Microphones and music stands are in front of the musicians.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jewelry Maker In Booth]

Description: Photograph of Arnold Hyman, jewelry maker from San Antonio, at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a protective face shield on top of his head, and is looking down at something in his hands. Jewelry parts are on a table in front of him.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lebanese Dancers Performing a Dance]

Description: Photograph of members of the Ameleb Club of San Antonio Lebanese Dancers performing on a stage at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The two dancers are wearing what appear to be traditional Lebanese garments. The female is wearing a cropped top with a long, light green skirt and the male is wearing a long white dress with a floor length colorful vest; a headdress secured by a band covers his head. A large group of festival participants sit in stadium-style seating behind them.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Forging Knives]

Description: Photograph of Donald Hastings, from Palestine, Texas, forging knives at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The man is pounding what appears to be a knife on an anvil; hot coals are set up beside him and finished knives are displayed on a nearby table. Festival participants are standing behind the makeshift wall.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Playing Darts]

Description: Photograph of a man playing darts inside the English Pub at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The man is holding onto a dart with his right hand and is poised to throw it; another dart is in his left hand. Other festival participants are visible behind him.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections