[Czech Dancers]

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

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Photograph of SPJST Lodge 47 Seaton Star Hall Beseda Dancers of Temple at the Texas Folklife Festival. They represent the New Braunfels Czech Fest. Four men and four women dressed in traditional Czech costumes are performing on an outdoor stage at night. Their costumes are white, black and blue with red trim. The women are wearing dresses with peasant blouses and small white bonnets. The men are wearing black pants, white shirts, and blue vests, tied with red ribbon. In the foreground, two men are dancing, facing one another. Behind them on the left, one woman is clapping. Directly behind ... continued below

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1 photograph : positive, col. ; 35 mm.

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Creator: Unknown. September 8, 1972.

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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 SPJST Lodge 47 Seaton Star Hall Beseda Dancers of Temple at the Texas Folklife Festival. They represent the New Braunfels Czech Fest. Four men and four women dressed in traditional Czech costumes are performing on an outdoor stage at night. Their costumes are white, black and blue with red trim. The women are wearing dresses with peasant blouses and small white bonnets. The men are wearing black pants, white shirts, and blue vests, tied with red ribbon. In the foreground, two men are dancing, facing one another. Behind them on the left, one woman is clapping. Directly behind the two men, a woman has one hand in the air and one near her hip. Behind the men to the right, one woman is standing, facing the back of the stage. The other performers are only partially visible.

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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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  • September 8, 1972

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  • June 18, 2012, 8:16 p.m.

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  • Aug. 31, 2017, 6:53 p.m.

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[Czech Dancers], photograph, September 8, 1972; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227126/: accessed August 8, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.