Date: August 1982
Description: Photograph of the Wence Shimek Polka Band, from Lavaca County, performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Starting from the left there is a clarinet player named Louis (denoted on his music stand), a guitarist, Wence singing at center stage, a drummer in the background, and another guitarist on the right. All members are male except for the guitarist on the right. The back of the music stand in front of her reads, "Helen." A sign on the right reads, "Wence Shimek and the All Star Sounds."
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Institute of Texan Cultures