[Ameleb Club Dancers Dancing 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, dancing with volunteers from the audience at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers and volunteers form a circle as they hold hands on the brown shiny dance floor which is sectioned off by lines into small rectangles. The photograph is taken from the corner of the dance floor, looking across to the other side. In the foreground is a group of about six people in a circle, but more are visible dancing in the background. Spectators line the edge of the dance floor. A mesh net hangs over the dance ... continued below

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

Creation Information

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

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and one other and was provided by University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 16 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

The Institute of Texan Cultures is a museum dedicated to celebrating the diverse people and communities that made Texas what it is today. The Museum, located on the UTSA Hemisfair Campus, provides teacher-training workshops; exhibits and events; and outreach programs to schools and other groups.

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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 form a circle as they hold hands on the brown shiny dance floor which is sectioned off by lines into small rectangles. The photograph is taken from the corner of the dance floor, looking across to the other side. In the foreground is a group of about six people in a circle, but more are visible dancing in the background. Spectators line the edge of the dance floor. A mesh net hangs over the dance floor to provide some shade.

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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 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

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • June 18, 2012, 8:16 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • July 17, 2013, 8:22 p.m.

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[Ameleb Club Dancers Dancing with Volunteers from Audience], photograph, [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227097/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.