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  Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
 Collection: Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection
[Opening Ceremonies Balloon Release]

[Opening Ceremonies Balloon Release]

Date: September 7, 1972
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of exhibit floor tour guides preparing to release balloons at the opening of the first Texas Folklife Festival. Eight tour guides, both male and female, are lined up on an outdoor walkway side by side, each holding up a cluster of colorful balloons. A big portion of the sky is included in the image, and the Tower of the Americas is visible in the background.
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[Alamo City Highlanders Pipe Band Marches]

[Alamo City Highlanders Pipe Band Marches]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Alamo City Highlanders Pipe Band, a Scottish band, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band members are in formation and dressed in traditional Scottish clothing as they march through the festival. Crowds of festival visitors are visible behind and beside the band.
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[Woman Making Fry Bread]

[Woman Making Fry Bread]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta woman preparing Native American fry bread at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a green dress and a white apron with red flowers. She is lifting a finished fry bread out of the fryer with a carving fork. Two other Alabama-Coushatta women are visible behind her.
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[Alamo City Highlanders Pipe Band Performs Onstage]

[Alamo City Highlanders Pipe Band Performs Onstage]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Alamo City Highlanders Pipe Band, a Scottish band, performing at night at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band members, dressed in traditional Scottish clothing, are lined up onstage. Drummers are on the right and bagpipe players on the left. The photograph, taken from amongst the audience, shows many festival visitors sitting in front of the stage.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Stripping Leaves from Sugar Cane]

[Stripping Leaves from Sugar Cane]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Travis W. Kuykendall with others, stripping leaves from sugar cane for the pioneer cane mill at the Texas Folklife Festival. Three men and four children are helping with the work. Piles of dead stripped-off leaves cover the ground around them. Kuykendall is down on one knee working on the right side of the photograph. The children are in the middle and the other two men are on the left, one standing and one sitting. Right behind the stripping area is a chain-link fence.
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[Woman Releasing Balloons]

[Woman Releasing Balloons]

Date: September 7, 1972
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a female tour guide about to release balloons at the opening ceremony of the first Texas Folklife Festival. She is holding a cluster of colorful balloons that form an arch over her head. She is looking upwards and smiling. In the background another woman is holding another cluster of balloons.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[German Folk Dancing Couple]

[German Folk Dancing Couple]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Cameron German Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival. A man and woman dressed in traditional German clothing are dancing together outside. The colors of their clothing are red, yellow, black, gray, and white. In the background, pennant flags and spectators are visible.
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[Coupon Booth on the Veranda]

[Coupon Booth on the Veranda]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a coupon booth on the veranda of the Institute of Texan Cultures and the first annual Texas Folklife Festival. Numerous people are walking around on the veranda. One man has stopped at the coupon booth where two women are working. The booth has a red, yellow, and orange, umbrella covering with a sign that says "Coupons twenty-five cents"
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man and Woman Holding Balloons]

[Man and Woman Holding Balloons]

Date: September 7, 1972
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a male tour guide and female tour guide about to release balloons at the opening ceremony of the first Texas Folklife Festival. The man is in the foreground clutching several strings of balloons and the woman is slightly behind him. Both are surrounded by colorful balloons as they smile at the camera.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Lebanese Folk Dancer Tanya Zwan Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

[Lebanese Folk Dancer Tanya Zwan Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Tanya Zwan performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The photograph features Tanya with one leg outstretched and her arms in the air, wearing a long flowing dress with a beaded hem and waist. Other Lebanese dancers are standing behind her, leaning against a room partition. Many participants from the festival are watching the performance to the left of the pavilion.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections