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

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

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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 ...

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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

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University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Texas Folklife Festival is an annual event sponsored by the University of Texas at San Antonio's Institute of Texan Cultures that celebrates the many ethnicities represented in the state of Texas. Modeled after the Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival, the first event was held in 1972 on the on the grounds of the Institute in HemisFair Park. Thousands attend the three-day event each year, which features cultural foods, dances, and musical performances.

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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.

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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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 nineteenth and twentieth centuries: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Burnet County Historical Commission, Anne & Mike Stewart Collection, Danish Heritage Preservation Society, Gillespie County Historical Society, Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library, Institute of Texan Cultures, Mexic-Arte Museum, Museum of the Big Bend, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Nesbitt Memorial Library, Panola College, Price Johnson Family Collection, San Antonio Public Library, Tarleton State University, University of Texas at San Antonio, and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Funding for this collection was provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

Institute of Texan Cultures Texas Folklife Festival Collection

The University of Texas at San Antonio's Library Special Collections contributed photographs from the Texas Folklife Festival. The Texas Folklife Festival is an annual event sponsored by the University of Texas at San Antonio's Institute of Texan Cultures that celebrates the many ethnicities represented in the state of Texas. Modeled after the Smithsonian’s Folklife Festival, the first event was held in 1972 on the on the grounds of the Institute in HemisFair Park. Thousands attend the three-day event each year, which features cultural foods, dances, and musical performances.

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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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  • July 17, 2013, 8:22 p.m.

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[Ameleb Club Dancers Dancing and Singing with Volunteers from Audience], photograph, [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227094/: accessed July 23, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.