[Ray Baca and his Dulcimer Band Performing]

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

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Photograph of the Baca Dulcimer Band, a Czech band from Houston, Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band is playing on an outdoor stage at night. There are five musicians in the photograph, starting from the left: a pianist sitting near a microphone stand, Ray Baca in the center playing the hammer dulcimer, a drummer directly behind him, a seated tuba player and standing in front of him to the right, a saxophonist. The stage's backdrop is a pale yellow curtain. Some decorative colored ribbons are hanging in front of the curtain.

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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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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and was provided by the UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 128 times, with 4 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

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 the Baca Dulcimer Band, a Czech band from Houston, Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band is playing on an outdoor stage at night. There are five musicians in the photograph, starting from the left: a pianist sitting near a microphone stand, Ray Baca in the center playing the hammer dulcimer, a drummer directly behind him, a seated tuba player and standing in front of him to the right, a saxophonist. The stage's backdrop is a pale yellow curtain. Some decorative colored ribbons are hanging in front of the curtain.

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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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  • June 18, 2012, 8:16 p.m.

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  • June 11, 2019, 10:42 a.m.

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[Ray Baca and his Dulcimer Band Performing], photograph, [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth227274/: accessed October 24, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.