[Jo Ann Andera with Claudia Ball and O. T. Baker at Opening Ceremony]

[Jo Ann Andera with Claudia Ball and O. T. Baker at Opening Ceremony]

Date: August 1, 1991
Creator: Informedia
Description: Photograph of festival director Jo Ann Andera with former directors Claudia Ball and O. T. Baker at the opening ceremony of the 20th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Wearing a homemade crown with purple and white flowers, Andera is standing in between the former directors with Ball on the left and Baker on the right. Several festival participants, some holding balloons, are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Two Men and a Woman at Opening Ceremony]

[Two Men and a Woman at Opening Ceremony]

Date: August 3, 1989
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby, festival director Jo Ann Andera, and an unnamed man at the opening ceremony at the Texas Folklife Festival. Andera is on the left, wearing a woven summer hat with a large brim and flowers on top. She is wearing a sleeveless dress and is holding a large pair of scissors. To the right of her in the center is Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby who is shaking the hand of the unnamed man on the right. Hobby is wearing a light-colored shirt and dark pants. The man on the right is wearing a suit and tie.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Jo Ann Andera with V. T. "Cowboy" Williams]

[Jo Ann Andera with V. T. "Cowboy" Williams]

Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of festival director Jo Ann Andera and V. T. "Cowboy" Williams at the opening party for the Texas Folklife Festival participants. Andera is on the left wearing a white cotton dress smiling at the camera. Williams is on the right, wearing a cowboy hat, a long-sleeved shirt, jeans and a sheriff's badge. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Jo Ann Andera with Hans Mark and Others]

[Jo Ann Andera with Hans Mark and Others]

Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of festival director Jo Ann Andera with U.T. Chancellor Hans Mark, Lt. General John McGiffert, and two others at the Texas Folklife Festival. Starting from the left is a man dressed in western clothes. He is wearing red jeans, an orange shirt, a navy vest, a red bandana, a brown leather gun holster with a pistol, and a tan cowboy hat. He also has a white beard. Standing to the right of him is Andera, wearing a white cotton dress. To the right of her is Mark, the tallest of the group, wearing a white shirt and gray dress pants. To the right of him is a man wearing a light blue shirt and light gray dress pants. Standing on the right side of the whole group is McGiffert, dressed as a Hispanic cowboy. He is wearing a very old, worn-out sombrero, a blue shirt, a black bandana, a black leather vest, jeans, and black chaps. He also has a curly moustache. Other people are visible standing around in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Jo Ann Andera, an Ameleb Lebanese Dancer]

[Jo Ann Andera, an Ameleb Lebanese Dancer]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of Jo Ann Andera, a dancer for the Ameleb Lebanese Dancers. She is also a staff member of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a heavily embellished belly dancing costume.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Jo Ann Andera, Ameleb Club Dancer]

[Jo Ann Andera, Ameleb Club Dancer]

Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Jo Ann Andera, Institute of Texan Cultures staff member and Ameleb Club dancer, at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a silver and black belly dancing costume, smoking a cigarette and standing next to a microphone stand. Her right hand holds the cigarette and her left is grasping the microphone stand while she looks over to the left. She is wearing a red and yellow scarf in her hair. A large Lebanese flag takes up the entire background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Jo Ann Andera, Dancer with the San Antonio Ameleb Club]

[Jo Ann Andera, Dancer with the San Antonio Ameleb Club]

Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Description: Photograph of Jo Ann Andera, a dancer and member of the San Antonio Ameleb Club, and an employee of the Institute of Texas Cultures. She is performing in a covered pavilion on a wide, white floor. A covered fabric tent is visible behind her. She is costumed in a bedlah suit (a bra and a sheer skirt) that is heavily trimmed with gold accents. She is dancing with her arms out while her face is mid-exclamation. Audience members are visible in both the foreground and the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Jo Ann Andera, San Antonio Ameleb Club Dancer]

[Jo Ann Andera, San Antonio Ameleb Club Dancer]

Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Description: Photograph of Jo Ann Andera, a dancer with the San Antonio Ameleb Club dancer and an employee at the Institute of Texan Cultures. Andera is seated on her legs with her arms curled slightly above her, smiling as she bends over backward to face the crowd. She is wearing a traditional bedlah suit; hers is a gold-trimmed top and a sheer, beige skirt. She is also wearing gold bangles on both her wrists. The heads of two audience members are visible in the foreground; the person on the right is pointing at Andera.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Jo Ann Andera and 2 Millionth Visitor]

[Jo Ann Andera and 2 Millionth Visitor]

Date: [1994-08-04..1994-08-07]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Photograph of festival director Jo Ann Andera with the 2 millionth visitor and his family at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The 2 millionth visitor wears a sash which reads: "2 Millionth Visitor 1994."
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Texas Folklife Festival Director Jo Ann Andera Dancing with the Lebanese Folk Dancers]

[Texas Folklife Festival Director Jo Ann Andera Dancing with the Lebanese Folk Dancers]

Date: [1996-08-01..1996-08-04]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Photograph of Jo Ann Andera, director of the Texas Folklife Festival, performing on stage with the Lebanese Folk dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is wearing a traditional costume and other dancers are visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections