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[Balloons Released at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a large mass of multicolored balloons being released from the entrance bridge at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival opening ceremony. They block the view of a tall, narrow structure that is partially visible in the background. A crowd of people are seated along the side of the entrance boulevard. A child wearing a jersey with the number 60 on the back stands in the foreground, watching the balloons go up. A few people in the background are also standing and watching the balloons.
Date: August 7, 1975
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lanie Karam, Ameleb Club Dancer]

Description: Photograph of Lanie Karam, a dancer and member of the San Antonio Ameleb Club, performing in a covered pavilion on a wide, white floor. A covered fabric tent is visible behind her. She is costumed in a bedlah suit (a bra and a sheer skirt) that is heavily trimmed with gold accents. Audience members are visible in both the foreground and the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jo Ann Andera, Dancer with the San Antonio Ameleb Club]

Description: Photograph of Jo Ann Andera, a dancer and member of the San Antonio Ameleb Club, and an employee of the Institute of Texas Cultures. She is performing in a covered pavilion on a wide, white floor. A covered fabric tent is visible behind her. She is costumed in a bedlah suit (a bra and a sheer skirt) that is heavily trimmed with gold accents. She is dancing with her arms out while her face is mid-exclamation. Audience members are visible in both the foreground and the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Chicken Flying Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a chicken flying contest at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a woman is placing a chicken inside a large mailbox with a sticker reading "Free and Easy."
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Hoboes Band at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Hoboes Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the band from Lavaca County is playing on a stage. The members include five men, each playing a different musical instrument.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Peter Breaz Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Peter Breaz, performing for the brand Hickory at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. He wears a cowboy hat and a shirt with a tree on the front of it while singing into a microphone.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cynthia Van de Walle at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Cynthia Van de Walle from San Antonio, Texas, holding items for a Belgian rice pudding contest at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. Cynthia balances three bowls between her two hands. She is wearing a yellow shirt, denim overalls with orange buttons, and gold hoop earrings. Blindfolded people wrapped in protective coverings are visible behind her.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Master of Ceremonies at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of W. T. Oliver, Master of Ceremonies at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. Oliver, who is from Port Arthur, is standing before a microphone stand to conduct the festival's opening ceremony. He has one hand on his hip while the other holds a piece of paper down at his side. A small crowd of people are gathered in the background, standing a few feet behind Oliver with their backs to a wall. The guitarist of a mariachi band is visible to the right of Oliver in the middleground.
Date: August 7, 1975
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Los Conquistadores Playing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a mariachi band known as Los Conquistadores performing at the opening ceremony of the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. Their director is Jose Morantes. Miguel Acosta, the guitarist in the foreground, is playing the guitarrĂ³n, or large guitar as he stands near the other band members, including a violinist and two more guitarists. A small crowd is visible in the background.
Date: August 7, 1975
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Belgian Rice Pudding Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of participants competing in a Belgian rice pudding contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a blindfolded woman is raising a spoon of rice pudding towards her partner's head. The man is also blindfolded. Both partners are wearing plastic covers over their clothes while they stand on a stage.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bluegrass Kinfolks at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Bluegrass Kinfolks, from Tuscola, playing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, the members of the band are standing on a stage, playing their instruments into microphones. The man in the foreground plays the violin, followed by a guitar behind him. A string bass is partially visible at the left of the photograph.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Buckin' Barrel Game at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a child playing on a buckin' barrel at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a child is straddling a large long with a saddle attached to the top. Her feet are in the stirrups and her hands hold onto the post of the saddle as it rolls off of the log. A man is standing behind her, managing the ropes that hold the log in the air.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Belgian Bowling at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of participants playing Belgian bowling (also known as Rolle Bolle) at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, several children hold heavy balls in each hand. A third child rolls one down a wooden plank while several other children and adults watch him. Booths and other activity stations are visible in the grass behind the games.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Belgian Mast Game at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of a young girl participating in the Belgian Mast game at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975 in San Antonio, Texas. The photograph features a rough wooden pole planted in the ground and two rough pieces of plywood affixed to the top at different angles. The girl has her arms and legs wrapped around the pole near the top of it. According to the accompanying information, the Belgian Mast game consists of participants climbing a greased pole to ring a bell at the top.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Belgian Rice Pudding Competitors]

Description: Color photograph of participants at a Belgian rice pudding contest at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The photograph features two women standing on a stage, facing each other, wearing white blindfolds and yellow plastic protective sheet across their shirts. The girl on the right holds a bowl of rice pudding, and is in the process of scooping a spoonful from the bowl. Behind the women, a large crowd sits and stands in the grass, watching the contest.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Blindfold Game at the Children's Toyland and Barnyard]

Description: Photograph of a child playing the blindfold game at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a boy is walking underneath an iron hoop, towing a wheelbarrow with a bandanna tied around his head, obscuring his eyes. Crowds of onlookers watch the child compete.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[1929 Club Members of Fox Hunt Hollies at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of the 1929 Club Members of the Fox Hunt Hollies, a musical performance group, singing at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. Three women and two men are wearing historical dress from the 1920's, including flapper dresses, beaded headbands, and polka-dotted bow ties. Each member of the group is playing a ukulele.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Gonzalez, Jesse
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alamo City Highlanders Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Alamo City Highlanders Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, members of the band are lined up in rows wearing traditional Irish kilts.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alfred M. Soderstrom Dressed as Viking]

Description: Photograph of Alfred M. Soderstrom at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. Dressed as a Viking, he prepares bif-bostok at the Swedish booth. His tunic is green, his tights are red, and he is wearing a viking helmet. Large brown bags are stacked on the right.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Arm Wrestling at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of two men arm wrestling at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The photograph features the two men seated at a table engaged in wrestling. Many people crowd closely around the match. The event is sponsored by the Bexar County Cowards Club.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Austin Polish Folk Dancers and Krakowiak Dancers from San Antonio at the Texas Folklife Festival - August 1975]

Description: Photograph of Austin Polish Folk Dancers and Krakowiak Dancers from San Antonio holding hands in a circle underneath a mesh canopy made of streaming ribbons. The dancers are dressed in brightly colored traditional Polish clothing. A crowd of onlookers surround the dance troupe as they perform at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bagpiper Jack Brown at 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of bagpiper Jack Brown at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. The bagpiper is wearing a traditional Irish kilt as he plays the bagpipes on a concrete stage. Three young boys dressed as Irish leprechauns are walking behind Jack. Several trees and some foliage is visible behind the group.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Band Hickory at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the band Hickory performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two men and a woman are standing on a stage singing into microphones. The man to the left is playing an electric guitar, while the man on the right is playing an acoustic guitar. Both men wear hats, jeans, and matching shirts. The woman in the center is wearing a long, white dress and holding a tambourine.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bayanihan Dancer Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of two members of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers performing a Filipino village dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man and a woman are holding hands as they perform. The woman is wearing a white shirt with a large ruffled bodice and a black skirt with white floral embroidery. The man is wearing a white, long-sleeve shirt with flowers embroidered down the chest with black pants.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections