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 Serial/Series Title: 17th Annual Texas Folklife Festival
 Collection: Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection
[Children Petting a Longhorn]

[Children Petting a Longhorn]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of several children petting a longhorn at the Texas Folklife Festival. A man wearing a cowboy hat is riding on top of the longhorn which has been saddled and bridled. He is waving at the children below. About six or seven children are gathered around the front of the longhorn with a hand outstretched to touch it. A few adults are standing behind them on the left side of the photograph.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Dancers from Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association Performing]

[Dancers from Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association Performing]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of African-American dancers from the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association in Houston performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. Three female dancers are dressed in white and floral print dresses, twirling their skirts around. Each dancer has a prominent color on their outfit: yellow, pink, and blue. The dancers are also wearing floral head wraps. Festival visitors are watching in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Devine Music Makers Performing]

[Devine Music Makers Performing]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Mrs. Bruce Roark and Arnold Griffin performing with the Devine Music Makers at the Texas Folklife Festival. Both of them are sitting. Mrs. Roark is on the left speaking or singing into a microphone she is holding while looking at a book. Griffin is on the right playing a violin behind a microphone. He is wearing a cowboy hat, black-rimmed glasses and western wear. In the bottom foreground some stringed instruments are partially visible. In the background a few festival visitors are visible.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Living History Participants Posing for a Photo]

[Living History Participants Posing for a Photo]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two Living History participants dressed in old western wear at the Texas Folklife Festival. The man on the left is sitting on a square bale of hay, holding a vintage pistol and a rifle. The person on the right is kneeling on one knee and holding two long vintage pistols that criss-cross over their chest.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man and Two Women Blowing Horns]

[Man and Two Women Blowing Horns]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Ladies from the Herb Society with Delbert Brewster, a scrimshaw artist, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Brewster is standing in the middle with the ladies on either side of him. They are all holding handmade horns up to their mouths. The woman on the left is wearing a pioneer dress and bonnet; the one on the right is wearing a pioneer dress and apron with a wide-brimmed sun hat. Brewster is wearing a western shirt and a cowboy hat. Other horns and tools are visible hanging in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Learning Middle Eastern Dance]

[Man Learning Middle Eastern Dance]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man learning a middle eastern dance taught by Tanya Zwan at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing with his button-up shirt open revealing his bare torso. He is holding his fedora in front of his face. Zwan is standing next to him, laughing and clapping her hands above her head. She is wearing a sequined belly dancing outfit which is predominantly pink but also with colors of blue, purple, green and yellow. Another festival visitor learning to dance is standing to the left of her with his shirt up exposing his midriff. The stage is covered with a blue canopy and a red backdrop is visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Lighting Fire Limbo Stick]

[Man Lighting Fire Limbo Stick]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association in Houston lighting a limbo stick on fire at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is kneeling down holding a torch to a special limbo bar filled with some type of fuel. The bar is on the lowest setting, about a foot from the ground. He is wearing a brightly-colored, patterned shirt with big, loose sleeves. A crowd of festival visitors are partially visible in the background behind a barrier.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Participating in Tobacco Spitting Contest]

[Man Participating in Tobacco Spitting Contest]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man participating in the state tobacco spitting contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing on the left side of the photograph wearing a red sleeveless undershirt, jeans and a cowboy hat. He is leaning forward, preparing to spit as far as he can. He is standing at the end of a long strip of white butcher paper, rolled out on the ground and painted with distance markers. One spectator is kneeling down close to the paper. Several other spectators are sitting and standing close by.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Passing Under Limbo Stick on Fire]

[Man Passing Under Limbo Stick on Fire]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a male dancer of the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association in Houston passing under a limbo stick on fire at the Texas Folklife Festival. The stick on fire is only about a foot from the ground so he is reclined backwards to the point that his back is nearly touching the ground. His feet are positioned next to his hips. He is holding a small torch in his mouth and flaming beer bottles in each hand. He is wearing a tight red shirt under a looser, colorful, patterned blouse.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Shearing a Goat]

[Man Shearing a Goat]

Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man shearing a goat at the Texas Folklife Festival. The man is on the left holding the goat which is on the right. He has one hand over the goat's snout and the other holding the electric shearer up to the goat's neck. Someone else's hands are visible holding the goat's body. Another goat is partially visible in the foreground. The man is wearing a striped, light-colored polo shirt with a bandana over his shoulder. Above them, a shade canopy is visible.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections