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[Bill Clayton and Pat Thatcher at Opening Ceremonies]

Description: Photograph of Texas House Speaker Bill Clayton with ITC exhibit floor manager, Pat Thatcher, at the Texas Folklife Festival opening ceremony. Clayton is on the right, standing next to a few other men. Thatcher is standing just to the left of him, wearing a dress from the early 20th century and a wide-brimmed hat decorated with flowers.
Date: August 2, 1979
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bill Clayton Cutting Ribbon at Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of Texas House Speaker, Bill Clayton, cutting a red and yellow ribbon at the opening ceremony of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He has short gray hair and is wearing a white shirt with a tie. Standing next to him on the left is a woman wearing a white Kentucky Derby-style dress and hat. She is waving with her hand up in the air. Standing to the right of Clayton is a tall man with a dark beard wearing an off-white shirt and beige pants. The Institute of Texan Cultures building is visible in the background.
Date: August 2, 1979
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cruz Marquez Shearing a Sheep]

Description: Photograph of Cruz Marquez demonstrating sheep shearing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is straddling a sheep that is laying on a platform, shearing wool off of its head. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a striped shirt, and chaps. Several spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cruz Marquez, Sheep Shearer]

Description: Photograph of Cruz Marquez demonstrating sheep shearing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. With the help of another man, he is laying a sheep down on a small stage so that he can shear off its wool. He is wearing a cowboy hat, striped shirt, chaps, and boots. Several spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cruz Marquez Tying Sheep's Legs]

Description: Photograph of Cruz Marquez demonstrating sheep shearing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is kneeling down on a platform, tying a sheep's legs together so he can shear it. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a striped shirt, and chaps. Several spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[David Beck in Castroville Alsatian Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of David Beck slicing sausage in Castroville Alsatian food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is wearing a Castroville trucker hat, a white shirt with a patterned vest, and an apron.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Delbert Brewster Blowing Cow Horn]

Description: Photograph of scrimshaw artist Delbert Brewster blowing a cow horn at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He has a mustache and is wearing a cowboy hat, sunglasses, and a plaid shirt. The cow horn has been decorated with scrimshaw engraving.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Devine Music Makers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Devine Music Makers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are all sitting in front of a log cabin wall where a collection of guitars are hanging. Sitting on the left is a man playing electric violin. In the middle, a man is playing acoustic guitar, and on the right is an older man playing electric guitar. In the foreground, the back of a tube amp is visible.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Doug Geich with Whip]

Description: Photograph of Doug Geich, from Trader's Village in Grand Prairie, holding a whip made from elm bark at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is wearing a cowboy hat, aviator sunglasses, and a polo shirt with stripes on the arm bands and shoulders.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Catherine Carpenter Making Jelly]

Description: Photograph of Catherine Carpenter, from Mountain Home, making jelly at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a white peasant blouse, a yellow floral skirt, and protective blue gloves, she is squishing fruit wrapped in a white t-shirt.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Charles Knight Working on Treadle Lathe]

Description: Photograph of Charles Knight carving wood on a treadle lathe at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He powers the lathe by pumping the foot pedal, or treadle, which causes the piece of wood to rotate on a fixed axis. He is sitting in front of a wall display of wooden vases and trinkets.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Charlie Havard Making a Fish Net]

Description: Photograph of Charlie Havard demonstrating how to make a fish net at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing overalls and a straw hat, he is sitting in a lawn chair tying knots in a nylon rope that is attached to a table in front of him.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Children Riding Artificial Horse]

Description: Photograph of four children pretending to ride on an artificial horse in Frontier Playland at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The horse is tied next to a tree and has circles painted around its eyes. The girl in the front is wearing a striped shirt and a bucket hat. Three more girls are sitting behind her.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Claudia Ball and Bill Brett]

Description: Photograph of Texas Folklife Festival director, Claudia Ball, with festival participant, O. T. Baker, at the smokehouse at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a large straw hat and a printed shirt, Ball is standing on the left with her arm around Baker. Baker is wearing a beige cowboy hat, brown glasses, and a blue button-up shirt.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Colin Emerton and Gwen Trott in the British Pub]

Description: Photograph of Colin Emerton and Gwen Trott in the British pub at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Colin is on the left, wearing a white colonial shirt with a red vest and a plaid bow-tie. He is laughing with his eyes closed. Gwen is on the right wearing a white bonnet with a British flag button, and a red, white and blue plaid dress with lace trim. She is also laughing.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Crochet Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of the Crochet demonstration by members of the Texas Wendish Heritage Society at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two elderly women are sitting at a table demonstrating to four children how to crochet. The woman on the left has a little boy in her lap. The woman on the right is working so that three girls standing next to the table can see.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boy Holding Horseshoe]

Description: Photograph of a red-haired boy holding a horseshoe in Frontier Playland at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is holding it up toward the camera so that his face is showing through it.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boy Learning to Whittle]

Description: Photograph of a boy learning to whittle at whittling school at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He has brown hair and is wearing a small straw hat and a green and white tank top. He is holding a small piece of wood, carving it with a small knife.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boys Playing Wheelbarrow Game]

Description: Photograph of a blindfolded boy pushing another boy in a wheel barrow in Frontier Playland at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The boy riding is directing the blindfolded boy to push the wheelbarrow through a wooden arch. A young man is standing next to them to provide additional assistance.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bruce Montague Roping with Two Lassos]

Description: Photograph of Bruce Montague, trick roper, roping with two lassos at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is spinning one of the lassos around his waist while he steps into another smaller lasso near the ground. He is wearing a brown cowboy hat, a gold and purple plaid western shirt, brown pants and black boots. There are a few spectators in the background.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cajun Band Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Cajun Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The singer is out in front, holding a microphone and standing in front of a fiddler and an accordion player. A guitarist is standing on the right side of the stage and a bassist and lap steel player are on the far left. At the back of the stage is the drummer, amongst many amps and speakers. The stage is set up at the bottom of a brush-covered hill.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Catherine Carpenter Making Jelly]

Description: Photograph of Catherine Carpenter making jelly in the jelly and preserves booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a peasant blouse, a long skirt, and protective gloves, she is squeezing a bundle of fruit gathered in cloth. The juice is going through a strainer and is gathered in a metal pot.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Charles Gardner Playing Violin in East Texas String Ensemble]

Description: Photograph of Charles Gardner playing violin in the East Texas String Ensemble at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a straw cowboy hat and a short-sleeved shirt, he is standing at a microphone, playing with his eyes closed.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Charlie Havard Demonstrating Fish Net Tying]

Description: Photograph of Charlie Havard demonstrating fish net tying at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is sitting in a lawn chair holding an unfinished net and looking toward the camera. He is wearing a straw cowboy hat, browline glasses, and a navy shirt with light blue and orange dots.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections