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  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
 Language: English
 Collection: Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection
[Reverend John Socha performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

[Reverend John Socha performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Color photograph of Reverend John J. Socha from Fort Worth, Texas, performing a religious song in Wendish, a Sorbian language of the Slavic branch. John is wearing a white shirt decorated with small blue flowers, underneath a black vest with white trim. He also wears a white hat with a blue feather, watch, and ring.
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[Scottish Bagpiper at 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

[Scottish Bagpiper at 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Color photograph of a Scottish bagpiper playing in a band on stage at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. The bagpiper is wearing a traditional Irish kilt. Other members of the band are wearing unique hats and playing various instruments like the guitar, banjo, and drums. A crowd of people look on as the band performs.
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[Steel Guitarist at 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

[Steel Guitarist at 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Color photograph of a steel guitarist at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. The steel guitarist is seated on a small chair playing the steel guitar and wearing a white shirt, jeans, tan leather boots, and a dark brown cowboy hat. Members of the band are visible behind him as they okay under a striped canopy.
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[Young Singing Alliance Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

[Young Singing Alliance Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Color photograph of the Young Singing Alliance, a band from San Antonio, performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. The band consists of three men and three women each singing with individual microphones. The women are wearing short gray dresses and black handkerchiefs around their necks, while the men wear white pants with black jackets and cummerbunds.
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[Nan Herndon Frying Rattlesnake at the 4th Texas Folklife Festival]

[Nan Herndon Frying Rattlesnake at the 4th Texas Folklife Festival]

Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Nan Herndon deep-frying rattlesnake meet at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, Nan is wearing a sleeveless turtleneck shirt, plaid pants, and a smiley-face necklace. Her husband, Robert Lee, has his rattlesnake mounts sitting next to the fryer.
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[Family at the Texas Folklife Festival]

[Family at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of visitors relaxing on a hill at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a man is sitting on the hillside reading a brochure. A woman sits to the left of him, leaning forward to look as well. A boy and a girl sit behind the two adults. Another child is drinking from a bottle in a stroller. Groups of people are visible sitting on the hillside surrounding them. A tent and streamers are visible in the top left corner of the photograph.
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[Greek Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

[Greek Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Kali Parea Greek folk dancing group performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. In the photograph, six girls are holding hands as they raise their right leg into the air. The girls are dancing on a large stage surrounded by a crowd of festival participants. Each girl is wearing various pieces of traditional Greek dress, including white blouses with loose, draping sleeves, suspenders, embroidered skirts with plaid or floral aprons, dark tights and heavy leather shoes. Translated, Kali Parea means "good crowd" in English.
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[The Grobes Serving Sausage at the Texas Folklife Festival]

[The Grobes Serving Sausage at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Grobe family from Fredericksburg, Texas, making German sausage at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man is holding a knife in one hand and a pair of tongs with the other, preparing to slice the sausage. A girl standing to the left of him is giving a piece to a participant. A smoker is visible behind the cooking booth.
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[Gulf Coast Scandinavian Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

[Gulf Coast Scandinavian Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of three Gulf Coast Scandinavian Folk Dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the three women are linking elbows and raising their left leg into the air. Each girl is wearing a light-colored blouse with embroidered suspenders and striped skirts. Three women in similar poses are visible behind the group, facing the opposite direction toward the crowd. A canopy of streamers covers the pavilion where the group is dancing.
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[Gulf Coast Scandinavian Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

[Gulf Coast Scandinavian Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of The Gulf Coast Scandinavian Dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The photograph features a man holding hands with two women, one on each side of him. Both women have one foot raised in the air mid-step as they spin around, wearing tradition Scandinavian dress featuring puffy-sleeved white shirts underneath vests, long skirts, and aprons. The man dancing in the center is also wearing a white shirt with gathered long-sleeves, a double-breasted sleeveless vest, and pants that tie just below the knee. Several other groups of Scandinavian dancers are visible behind the central group, as are festival booths and participants.
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