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[Opening Ceremony of the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Slide of the opening ceremony of the Texas Folklife Festival. Allen Thibodeaux and his French Ramblers Band playing in front of the entrance to the Institute of Texan Cultures. There are huge bunches of balloons in the background.
Date: September 12, 1974
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Girl Holding a Bunch of Balloons]

Description: Slide of the opening ceremony of the Texas Folklife Festival. There is a young girl holding a large bundle of balloons above her head. there is another girl and man in the background.
Date: September 12, 1974
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[French Ramblers Band Performance]

Description: Slide of the opening ceremony the Texas Folklife Festival. W. T. Oliver (right) and Allen Thibodeaux and his French Ramblers Band playing at the Institute of Texan Cultures.
Date: September 12, 1974
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Balloon Release at the Opening Ceremony]

Description: Slide of the opening ceremony the Texas Folklife Festival. The Institute of Texan Cultures guides prepare to release huge bunches of balloons.
Date: September 12, 1974
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Demonstrating how to Make Spurs]

Description: Slide of Travis H. Koenig, from Yorktown, Texas, demonstrating how to make handmade spurs He is using a tools and equipment that is smoking. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Introducing the Bunny Brass Band]

Description: Slide of Chuck Schwartzkopf onstage at the microphone introducing the Bunny Brass Band. The band members are all around him and all dressed in brightly colored rabbit costumes and holding various brass instruments, such as trombones and trumpets. This was taken at Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Participating in Scottish Sheaf Tossing]

Description: Slide of sheaf tossing, a Scottish sport where a straw-filled burlap sack is tossed over a bar using a pitchfork, at the Texas Folklife Festival. There is a small crowd behind the man who had just tossed a sheaf. The sack is still midflight just over the bar that is overhead.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Serving Menudo for Project SER]

Description: Slide of a man pouring menudo (a Mexican soup) into a foam bowl for Project SER. He is standing over a very large pot of soup and holding both a ladle and a foam bowl. This image was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Tending Food]

Description: Slide of a food booth in the Mexican Market section of the Texas Folklife Festival. There is a man with a large knife who is tending a large piece of meat that is standing vertical on a metal skewer. The meat is in front of red hot coals. There is also a piece of pineapple on top of the meat on the skewer.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Tossing Pizza Dough in the Air]

Description: Slide of Ron Bird throwing pizza dough in the Italian food Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dough is flying midair but Bird is ready to catch it. In front of him is a table with a sign on the front advertising their booth. On top of it are two containers, one holding tomato sauce. In the background there is a girl operating the ovens for the pizzas.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[A Married Couple Shoveling Dirt]

Description: Slide of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Smith shoveling dirt outside of a log cabin at the Texas Folklife Festival. Mrs. Smith (center) is dressed in a period bonnet and dress while Mr. Smith(right) is dressed in normal clothes of the 1970s day and age. The log cabin behind them has people inside building the interior and the cabin appears to be built with just logs and mud.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Members of the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas]

Description: Slide of three members of the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas posing in the Irish booth at the Texas Folklife Festival.. Pat Gannon (left) and Mrs. Charles. Murray are present. They are all wearing at least one piece of green clothing to go with their theme.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Men Show Young Boy Quirt Making Techniques]

Description: Slide of Johnny Neal (right) and Rowdy Pate are dressed in a modern cowboy-like style at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are instructing a young boy techniques on how to make rawhide rope and quirts. Neal is in the foreground holding a strip of material with the boy while the boy executes Neal's and Pate's guidance.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Mexican Tortilla Making]

Description: Slide of the Plato Mexicano Tortillas booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the foreground is a woman laying down a tortilla on a kitchen device. Behind her are women taking orders and making the orders.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Mud Being Thrown for Chimney Construction]

Description: Slide of Cecil Overstreet (on right) being thrown a ball of mud by an assistant at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mud is being used in chimney construction. Overstreet is standing on the part of chimney that has already been build and in the foreground is the assistant just after throwing the mud mixture.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Native American Dancers]

Description: Slide of one man of the Apache tribe and two men of the Alabama-Coushatta in full Native American dancing outfits at the Texas Folklife Festival. They all have feathered accessories on their heads and the two on the left have similar outfits with large feathered accessories attached to their backs while the Apache on the left does not.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Native American Game of Stickball]

Description: Slide of the Alabama Coushatta tribe and the Tigua tribe playing against one another in a game of stickball at the Texas Folklife Festival. The men from both tribes are equipped with a stick that has a stiff loop at one end and is about the same height as a man's knee. Some men are fighting over the ball with their sticks while a others hang back from the crowd. Some men aren't wearing any shoes and some are wearing cloths tied around their heads.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Using an Anvil to Make Spurs]

Description: Slide of Travis H. Koenig, from Yorktown, Texas, demonstrating how to make handmade spurs. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[A Member of Austin Weavers Co-op Instructing How to Use a Hand Card]

Description: Slide of a member of the Austin Weavers Co-op at the Texas Folklife Festival using a hand card to brush debris out of fibers (such as goat fleece) in preparation of spinning yarn. In the background, another woman is spinning yarn on a spinning wheel.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Men Compete in Corn Shucking Contest]

Description: Slide of two men kneeling over a metal tub to catch corn kernels and husks as they shuck corn for the Hondo Champion Corn Shuckin' Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. Both men have an ear of corn in their hands and are working to finish as quickly as possible.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Men's Division in Corn Shucking Contest]

Description: Slide of three men kneeling over a metal tub to catch corn kernels and husks as they shuck corn for the Hondo Champion Corn Shuckin' Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. All of the men have an ear of corn in their hands and are working to finish as quickly as possible. There is a crowd in the background watching the contest take place.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Molly Beenen and Daughters Performing]

Description: Slide of Molly Beenan, Dutch Indonesian, sitting down on a chair and playing a guitar. She is the director of De Nederlands Dochters en hun Moeder. There are also four other young women standing onstage and singing who are her daughters. Beenan and her daughters are dressed in a folk dresses, bonnets and wooden clogs. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Mud Being Thrown for Chimney Construction]

Description: Slide of Cecil Overstreet (on right) being thrown a ball of mud by an assistant at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mud is being used in chimney construction. Overstreet is standing on the part of chimney that has already been build and in the foreground is the assistant just after throwing the mud mixture.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections