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[Accordion Player in Joe Simon Cajun Band]
Photograph of an accordion player performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The accordion player, who is affiliated with the Joe Simon Cajun band, wears a white dress shirt, jeans, and a cowboy hat. Another band member is somewhat visible in the background.
[Accordionist for Wurstfest Opa Band]
Photograph of the Wurstfest Opa Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the band's accordionist is seated as she plays. She wears a check patterned dress, white blouse, and glasses.
[Aerial View of Texas Folklife Festival]
Aerial photograph of the Institute of Texas Cultures and surrounding area during the Texas Folklife Festival. The Institute building is in the center. Its surrounding lawn is speckled with festival visitors. The outer rim of the property contains a majority of the booths which are recognizable from above by the rainbow canopies that are covering them. The area is bordered by two roads and a highway.
[Aerial View of the Institute of Texan Cultures]
Aerial photograph of the Institute of Texas Cultures building during the Texas Folklife Festival. The Institute building is at the top of the photo. Its surrounding lawn is speckled with festival visitors. The left side of the property contains a group of booths which are recognizable from above by the rainbow canopies that are covering them. A group of flagpoles at the entrance to the building are visible near the bottom of the photo.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer Performing with Rings]
Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing with rings at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is in the middle of the stage dancing with a group of about fifteen rings, each one placed in a specific location around his body. He is wearing traditional tribal clothing with a fringed tunic and fur around his ankles and lower legs.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers Talking to Each Other]
Photograph of two Alabama-Coushatta dancers talking to each other at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are both wearing heavily decorated traditional outfits covered in beads and fringe. The dancer on the right is wearing colors of red, white, and blue; the one on the left is wearing black, white, and blue. Each dancer has two large circular arrangements of feathers on their back. They are also wearing fur boots. Behind them a green shed and a yellow shed are visible.
[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer]
Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing traditional tribal clothing: a woven headband and arm band, a loin cloth, and a large purple, orange, and white feathered headdress that extends all the way down his back. He is also wearing modern aviator sunglasses.
[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Drummer]
Photograph of Jack Batisse, an Alabama-Coushatta Indian drummer, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing traditional tribal clothing: a blue shirt decorated with red and yellow ribbons, a headdress with white and brown feathers, a beaded necklace and an armband. He is holding a large mallet and beating a drum in front of him. Festival visitors are visible standing behind him.
[Alice Pate, Chuckwagon Cook]
Photograph of Alice Pate, a Chuckwagon cook, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Pate kneels over a metal grating. She stirs the contents of a pot with her right hand and holds a pie with her left hand. Trees and festival patrons are visible in the background.
[Allan Shivers with Jack Maguire]
Photograph of former Texas governor Allan Shivers and his wife, with Institute of Texan Cultures Executive Director Jack Maguire at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are walking out from the Institute of Texan Cultures building. The governor and his wife are on the left, and Maguire is in the center. A crowd of people is walking behind them.
[Alvin Sueltenfuss at Wine Making School]
Photograph of Alvin Sueltenfuss the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Sueltenfuss teaches a wine making school at the Kendall County Community booth. He wears a plaid shirt, blue vest, name tag, and straw cowboy hat. Bottles of wine are arranged on the table in front of him. Festival patrons, left, listen to Sueltenfuss speak.
[Alvina Paul Making Noodles]
Photograph of Alvina Paul making noodles in the Texas Wendish Society booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a red floral bonnet with white trim, a matching shawl, and a white apron. She has rolled out a sheet of dough and is folding it over to make noodles.
[Ameleb Lebanese Dancer with Tambourine]
Photograph of an Ameleb Club Lebanese dancer dancing with a tambourine at the Texas Folklife Festival. She has shoulder-length brown curly hair and is wearing a violet belly dancing outfit as she holds the tambourine out in front of her. Other Ameleb Club dancers are visible in the background.
[Ameleb Lebanese Dancers Performing Onstage]
Photograph of the Ameleb Lebanese Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the background, rows of festival visitors are seated on the grassy hill in front of the stage. A circle of girls are dancing with their hands joined in the foreground. They are wearing long red skirts with dark polka dots, fitted green tops, and round hats with flat tops that have a train of white fabric extending down their backs.
[Antique Corn Sheller]
Photograph of an antique corn sheller at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man assists a young boy to place an ear of corn into the corn sheller. The corn sheller is made out of wood and has a metal wheel attached to the right side. A young girl stands on the left.
[Argentine Folk Dancers]
Photograph of two Argentine folk dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival. The two girls are posing with their fists up in the air clutching a stick, crossing arms with each other. They are wearing white shirts, with black vests and decorative headbands. The girl on the right is wearing a blue scarf around her neck and the girl on the left is wearing a red one.
[Argentine Folk Dancers]
Photograph of an Argentine folk dancer at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is smiling and raising a stick up in the air. She is wearing a woven headband, a white shirt, a black vest with silver studs, and a red silk scarf. Her face is speckled with glitter.
[Armadillo Race]
Photograph of the armadillo race on Kid's Day at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man holds up an armadillo for the camera. The man wears a shiny jacket with fringe, a necktie, and a cowboy hat. A similarly dressed man stands on the left and holds a microphone.
[Armadillo Race Begins]
Photograph of an armadillo race on Kid's Day at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, individuals coax armadillos to race on a piece of carpet. Several individuals wear signs around their necks which read: "Put On Your Armor."
[Armadillo Race In Action]
Photograph of an armadillo race on Kid's Day at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two children crawl on the floor and coax an armadillo to race on a piece of carpet. They wear signs around their necks which read: "Put On Your Armor."
[Arnold Griffin]
Photograph of Arnold Griffin, a member of the Devine Music Makers, telling a story between songs at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Griffin is seated on a stool. He holds a violin with his left hand. Griffin wears khaki pants, patterned shirt with long sleeves, vest, cowboy hat, and glasses.
[Articles of Incorporation, League of United Latin American Citizens - 1930-05-04]
Articles of Incorporation for the League of United Latin American Citizens dated May 4, 1930. The document states the organization's name and statement of purpose and is signed by LULAC's president and Secretary General, representatives from 20 LULAC Councils, and the Secretary of State of Texas.
[Articles of Incorporation, League of United Latin American Citizens - 1930-05-04]
Articles of Incorporation for the League of United Latin American Citizens dated May 4, 1930. The document states the organization's name and statement of purpose and is signed by LULAC's president and Secretary General, representatives from 20 LULAC Councils, and the Secretary of State of Texas.
[Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]
Photograph of two Mexican folk dancers performing "La Raspa" at the Texas Folklife Festival. A young girl and boy in traditional Mexican costume are dancing together onstage. The boy is wearing black pants with white piping, a red sash, and a white shirt. The girl is wearing a red skirt with a white hem and colorful stripes near the hem. She is also wearing a white peasant blouse with stripes on the collar. Her hair is done in pig tails and decorated with ribbons. Several spectators are visible seated on the steps in the background.
[Ballet Folklorico Fronterizo]
Photograph of Ballet Folklorico Fronterizo performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two dancers twirl their ruffled skirts as they perform. The skirts have lace detailing.
[Ballet Folklorico Fronterizo]
Photograph of Ballet Folklorico Fronterizo performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a ballet dancer lifts her skirts as she dances across the stage. Her dress has ruffles and lace detailing. Ribbons are tied into braids at the top of her head.
[Band Aid Jazz Band]
Photograph of Band Aid Jazz Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, three male musicians play instruments. On the left, a musician plays a banjo. A tuba player is seated on the right and a drummer is visible in the background. They are surrounded by lattice fencing.
[Band at Taste of Mexico Event]
Photograph of a band playing at Taste of Mexico, a Cinco de Mayo celebration and benefit for the Mexic-Arte Museum in Austin, Texas. Two male musicians, left and right, play guitar. The last male musician, center, plays a cello. The leftmost guitarist wears a light blue polo shirt, the cello player wears a blue floral shirt, and the rightmost guitarist wears blue and beige plaid. They stand in a gallery.
[Bexar County Czech Heritage Society Booth]
Photograph of the Bexar County Czech Heritage Society booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Three individuals stand inside the booth. Two men, left and right, wear collared shirts, glasses, and vests. A woman, center, wears a white lace blouse. A collection of miniature flags is arranged on the counter in front of them.
[Bill Brett Spinning Horsehair Rope]
Photograph of Bill Brett, postmaster from Hull, Texas, spinning horsehair rope and telling stories at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a gray collared shirt, a gray cowboy hat, and big glasses as he clutches a bundle of light-colored horsehair. He is looking up from his chair at someone or something.
[Bill Brett with Horsehair Rope]
Photograph of Bill Brett, postmaster from Hull, Texas, spinning horsehair rope at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a gray collared shirt, a gray cowboy hat, and big glasses as he clutches a bundle of light-colored horsehair and a completed rope.
[Bill Leftwich Engraving Leather]
Photograph of Bill Leftwich, western artist from Lubbock, engraving a scene on leather at the Texas Folklife Festival. With a mallet he is hammering a shaping tool into the leather to leave an impression. Hanging behind him are two portraits he has completed. His greased hair is partied in the middle and he is wearing black frame glasses and a dark shirt.
[Bill Leftwich Engraving Scene on Leather]
Photograph of Bill Leftwich, from Lubbock, Texas, engraving a scene on leather at the Texas Folklife Festival. Using a mallet he hammers a shaping tool into the leather. It is apparent he is making a portrait of some kind.
[Bill Smallwood and the Jazz Cowboys]
Photograph of Bill Smallwood and the Jazz Cowboys performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man, center, plays a trumpet. A guitar hangs from a strap over his shoulder. He wears a plaid shirt, jeans, glasses, and a cowboy hat. A man on the right side of the stage plays an electric guitar. Various pieces of musical equipment are visible in the background.
[Bill Smallwood and the Jazz Cowboys Onstage]
Photograph of Bill Smallwood and the Jazz Cowboys performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. On the left, a mustachioed man plays an electric bass guitar. He wears a white t-shirt, jean shorts, and a baseball cap. On the right, a man plays an electric guitar. He wears a plaid shirt, jeans, glasses, and a cowboy hat. A drummer and guitarist are visible in the background.
[Bill Smallwood Onstage]
Photograph of Bill Smallwood performing with the Jazz Cowboys at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Smallwood plays an electric guitar. He wears a plaid shirt, jeans, glasses, and a cowboy hat. A guitarist is visible in the background.
[Biographies of John J. Herrera - 1952-10-04]
Biographies of John J. Herrera. The first, two page biography on LULAC letterhead is dated October 4, 1952. The third page is a condensed, three paragraph biography.
[ Black Chicken Flying Out of Mailbox]
Photograph of a black chicken flying out of a mailbox as part of the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mailbox, on the right, is red and blue and is on a tall white post that raises it high in the air. A man and woman are standing on a connected platform on the right. The woman is pushing a plunger through the open back of the mailbox to make the chicken fly out. The man is holding a piece of cardboard over the open back to keep the chicken from coming out that side. The chicken is mid-flight, just having flown out of the front of the mailbox. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
[Bob Ramsey Holding Antlers]
Photograph of of Bob Ramsey of Hunt, Texas at the Texas Wildlife booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a purple shirt and a straw cowboy hat. Ramsey is holding a pair of antlers. He is partially smiling and squinting.
[Los Bombos Argentinos]
Photograph of Los Bombos Argentinos performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a young musician marches as he beats a drum. He wears a satin dress shirt, pants with fringe, and boots.
[Boy Carving Wood]
Photograph of a boy with long hair working in Charles Winans Woodworking Studio at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is using tools to carve a piece of wood that is on the surface before him. He is wearing a maroon and lavender floral-print shirt. His dark hair comes down to his shoulders.
[Boy Holding Chicken on the Ground]
Photograph of a boy holding a light-brown rooster, entry for the chicken flying contest, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is kneeling down on the ground, holding the chicken still between his legs. A woman is standing behind him to the right and a man to the left. A small chicken cage is partially visible to the right of the boy. Festival visitors are visible standing around the area.
[Boy Petting Mule]
Photograph of a boy petting a mule from the cane mill at the Texas Folklife Festival. The boy is standing on the right petting the white mule on the left. The mule is craning its neck around toward the boy who is wearing a red cap, glasses, and a cream-colored fishing vest.
[Boy Using Manual Drill]
Photograph of a boy drilling a hole in a log as part of the log house construction at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is using a manual drill that looks like a large corkscrew with wooden handles at the top. With a good amount of effort, he is attempting to rotate the handles and drive the corkscrew into the log to carve out a hole. He has blonde hair and is wearing a navy striped t-shirt and jeans.
[Brooks D. Baker Holding A Handful of Hominy]
Photograph of Brooks D. Baker, from Deer Park, at Hominy Making School at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding a handful of raw hominy he scooped up from a ceramic jar in front of him. He is wearing brow-line glasses, a plaid shirt and plaid pants. Next to the ceramic jar is a bottle of lye and a container of Morton salt.
[Brooks D. Baker Holding Spoonful of Hominy]
Photograph of Brooks D. Baker, from Deer Park, at Hominy Making School at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding a wooden spoon full of hominy up toward the camera. He is wearing brow-line glasses and has a crooked smile on his face.
[Bruce Montague Doing Roping Demonstration]
Photograph of Bruce Montague, roping expert from Bandera, doing a roping demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is on the left, swinging his lasso around as he gets ready to lasso a group of children standing on the right. Montague is wearing a cowboy hat, western shirt, dark pants, and black boots. Several spectators are gathered in the background. A sign posted to a tree says, "Bruce Montague, Roping Expert, Bandera."
[Bruce Montague Lassoing Children]
Photograph of Bruce Montague, roping expert from Bandera, lassoing a group of children at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is on the left, holding the rope with which he has lassoed a group of five young children who are on the right. Montague is wearing a cowboy hat, western shirt, dark pants, and black boots. Several spectators are gathered in the background. A sign posted to a tree says, "Bruce Montague, Roping Expert, Bandera."
[Bruce Montague, Trick Roper]
Photograph of Bruce Montague performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Montague demonstrates trick roping as he waves a large lasso around a group of children. The children are seated on a patch of grass in the festival grounds. Montague wears a dress shirt with with blue and white vertical stripes, a cowboy hat, and jeans. Festival patrons and booths are visible in the background.
[Bruce Montague, Trick Roper]
Photograph of Bruce Montague, a trick roper, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Montague waves a lasso over a boy. They stand outside Frontier Fort. Festival visitors are seated in the background.