[Club Members Performing a Lebanese Dance]

[Club Members Performing a Lebanese Dance]

Date: September 7, 1973
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Ameleb Club members performing a Lebanese dance following the rain shower on the opening day of the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are holding hands and dancing on a designated dance floor. The dancers are not dressed in traditional Lebanese garments, though several of the dancers are wearing rain ponchos. Tarps cover other areas in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Ameleb Lebanese Dancer with Tambourine]

[Ameleb Lebanese Dancer with Tambourine]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Description: Photograph of an Ameleb Club Lebanese dancer dancing with a tambourine at the Texas Folklife Festival. She has shoulder-length brown curly hair and is wearing a violet belly dancing outfit as she holds the tambourine out in front of her. Other Ameleb Club dancers are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Young Lebanese Girl Dancing]

[Young Lebanese Girl Dancing]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Nadine Mery, a young Ameleb Club Lebanese dancer, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. She has long dark hair and is wearing a red belly dancing outfit as she dances onstage, moving her hips and waving her arms and hands around in a fluid motion. Spectators are watching from beside the stage, including some men in uniform.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Ameleb Club Operating the Lebanese Food Booth]

[Ameleb Club Operating the Lebanese Food Booth]

Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Creator: unknown
Description: Slide of the Ameleb Club members cooking and operating the Lebanese food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. A woman on the left is stirring a large pot. To her left are many food items on sticks and to her left is a man cooking the food items on sticks on a grill. There is also another man to the right with his back turned in the background who is also cooking to same food items.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Ameleb Club Booth Preparing Lebanese Shish Kabobs]

[Ameleb Club Booth Preparing Lebanese Shish Kabobs]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Lebanese food booth, sponsored by the Ameleb Club of San Antonio, at the Texas Folklife Festival. The food booth is set up beside a stage that is part of an amphitheater. The rows of the amphitheater are filled with festival visitors. In the foreground behind the food booth, men are cooking Lebanese shish kabobs on large, open-flame grills. Behind them, festival workers are tending to the customers at the counter of the booth. In the background, the Institute of Texas Cultures building is visible.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Ameleb Club Dancer in Purple]

[Ameleb Club Dancer in Purple]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Lebanese-American Ameleb Club dancers from San Antonio, dancing with volunteers from the audience at the Texas Folklife Festival. The photograph features a dancer in profile view with long light-brown hair, wearing a purple belly dancing costume and smiling. She is forming part of a circle in which dancers and audience members are holding hands. She is holding hands with a man in a light purple shirt who is standing on the far side of her. Other dancers are partially visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Ameleb Club Dancers Amongst the Audience]

[Ameleb Club Dancers Amongst the Audience]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Lebanese-American Ameleb Club dancers from San Antonio, dancing in the audience at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the right foreground, a dancer in a red belly dancing outfit is holding hands with someone out of the frame. She is also holding hands with a dancer in a blue belly dancing outfit who is in the center of the image looking at the camera. Children and adults are standing very close to the chain of dancers on all sides. Everyone is watching intently. In the background, several people are lined along the balcony of the Institute of Texan Cultures.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Ameleb Club Dancers and Volunteers Forming a Line]

[Ameleb Club Dancers and Volunteers Forming a Line]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Lebanese-American Ameleb Club dancers from San Antonio, dancing with volunteers from the audience at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers and volunteers are lined up holding hands and all facing the front of the dance floor, which is wet and shiny. The photograph is taken from one end of the line, closest to an audience member who's hair and shirt is wet. Next to him in the line, a girl is skipping forward. The line stretches to the other side of the dance floor, about fifteen people. Behind the dance floor is a large Lebanese flag, white with a red top and bottom stripe and a green cedar tree in the center.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Ameleb Club Dancers Dance in a Circle with Audience Volunteers]

[Ameleb Club Dancers Dance in a Circle with Audience Volunteers]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Lebanese-American Ameleb Club dancers from San Antonio, dancing with volunteers from the audience at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers and volunteers, about eight total, form a circle holding hands on the brown dance floor which is sectioned off by lines into small rectangles. The photograph is taken from outside of the circle, at the dancers' hip level. Everyone looks enthusiastic and dancing with one foot off the ground and their adjoined hands raised up in the air. Covering the dance floor is a mesh tarp for shade.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Ameleb Club Dancers Dancing and Singing with Volunteers from Audience]

[Ameleb Club Dancers Dancing and Singing with Volunteers from Audience]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Lebanese-American Ameleb Club dancers from San Antonio, Texas, dancing with volunteers from the audience at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers and volunteers form a circle holding hands on the brown shiny dance floor which is sectioned off by lines into small rectangles. The photograph is taken from one side of the circle, looking across to the other side. Everyone is enthusiastic and dancing with their right leg extended out toward the middle of the circle. Some dancers have their mouths open and appear to be singing or shouting. Spectators in the background line the edge of the dance floor.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
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