[Dr. Horace Allison Performing with 27 Foot Cypress Horn]

One of 376 photographs in the series: 1st Annual Texas Folklife Festival available on this site.

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Photograph of Dr. Horace Allison, from Carthage, playing his 27 foot long cypress horn onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The stage, which is a long flatbed trailer, contains a piano and bench at the right end. Allison is sitting on the bench, facing away from the piano and playing his cypress horn, which stretches across the entire length of the stage. Two horns lay on the stage not being played. One of them is almost as long as the 27 foot horn. The other sits at Allison's feet and is about three feet long. A sign on the stage ... continued below

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 10x13 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. [1972-09-07..1972-09-10].

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UTSA Libraries Special Collections seeks to build, preserve and provide access to our distinctive research collections documenting the diverse histories and development of San Antonio and South Texas. Our collecting priorities include the history of women and gender in Texas, the history of Mexican Americans, activists/activism, the history of the African American and LGBTQ communities in our region, the Tex-Mex food industry, and urban planning.

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Photograph of Dr. Horace Allison, from Carthage, playing his 27 foot long cypress horn onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The stage, which is a long flatbed trailer, contains a piano and bench at the right end. Allison is sitting on the bench, facing away from the piano and playing his cypress horn, which stretches across the entire length of the stage. Two horns lay on the stage not being played. One of them is almost as long as the 27 foot horn. The other sits at Allison's feet and is about three feet long. A sign on the stage denotes it as stage 4. In the foreground, festival visitors sit on the grass, facing the stage. On the far side of the stage, many more festival visitors are standing and watching the performance. In the background, other festival booths and tents are visible.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 10x13 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection

Photos of the annual event sponsored by the Institute of Texan Culture, celebrating the many ethnicities represented in the state. Thousands attend the event each year, which includes food, dances, and music.

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  • [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]

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  • September 7, 1972 - September 10, 1972

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  • June 18, 2012, 8:16 p.m.

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  • Aug. 31, 2017, 6:57 p.m.

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[Dr. Horace Allison Performing with 27 Foot Cypress Horn], photograph, [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth226997/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.