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[4-H Clubs of Medina County Sponsored Corn Crib]
Slide of 4-H Clubs of Medina County sponsored a corn crib, which was used to dry and store corn. On the left is a crowd of people facing three people in the background. On the left is a girl sitting on a structure built with logs. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
[29 Club Members Performing]
Photograph of 29 Club members, representing Fox Hunt Follies festival in Center, Texas, performing songs and dances of the 1920s at the Texas Folklife Festival. The performance is at night on an outdoor stage; the photograph is taken from out in the audience. Men and women are dressed colorful costumes. Most of the women are wearing solid, brightly-colored dresses with bloomers that cover the knee. Each woman has a white shoulder sash. The men are wearing suits and 1920's style bowler or skimmer hats. One man is dressed in 1920's striped swimwear and playing a guitar.
[29 Club Members Singing and Dancing]
Photograph of 29 Club members, representing Fox Hunt Follies festival in Center, Texas, performing songs and dances of the 1920's at the Texas Folklife Festival. The performance is at night on an outdoor stage; the photograph is taken from out in the audience. Men and women are dressed colorful costumes. Most of the women are wearing solid, brightly-colored, dresses with bloomers that cover the knee. Each woman has a white shoulder sash. Two men are in suits and are wearing 1920's style bowler hats. Two other men are wearing shorts and polo shirts with 1920's style skimmer hats. Many of the performers are making some gesture with their arms, either raised, out in front, or gesturing toward the audience.
[1929 Club Members of Fox Hunt Hollies]
Color photograph of the 1929 Club Members of the Fox Hunt Hollies, a musical performance group, singing at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. Three women and two men are wearing historical dress from the 1920's, including flapper dresses, beaded headbands, and polka-dotted bow ties. Each member of the group is playing a ukulele.
[1929 Club Members of Fox Hunt Hollies at the Texas Folklife Festival]
Color photograph of the 1929 Club Members of the Fox Hunt Hollies, a musical performance group, singing at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. Three women and two men are wearing historical dress from the 1920's, including flapper dresses, beaded headbands, and polka-dotted bow ties. Each member of the group is playing a ukulele.
[1961 Chapter of the Links, Inc., Group Portrait]
Photograph of several unidentified women, gathered together for a group picture inside a home residence. They belong to the 1961 San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc., a service organization advocating cultural and economic empowerment for African-American women. They wear formal attire and are grouped into two rows. Living room furniture and decor can be seen around them.
[1992 Salute to Youth Awards Program]
Program for the Salute to Youth Awards ceremony hosted by the San Antonio Chapter of Links, Inc. The ceremony was held on April 22nd, 1992 at Martin Luther King Middle School in San Antonio, Texas.
1994-1996 Biennium Report: The Links, Incorporated
This booklet is a report on the activities at the national level organization of The Links, Inc. from 1994-1996. It includes information about the organization's national and international services, youth outreach, and arts initiatives as well as financial statements. The Links, Inc. is located in the United States and headquartered in Washington D.C.
[1996-1997 Program Facets]
Document listing chairmen of various program facets, including services to youth, national trends, international trends, and the arts.
[1997 Texas Folklife Festival Participants ]
Photograph of a group of participants representing each ethnic group at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures building is visible in the background with a banner that reads "Texas Fo[lklife Festival]."
[1st Texas Battalion Drum and Fife Corp]
Photograph of the 1st Texas Battalion Drum and Fife Corp. performing at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The two rows of Corps members wear white shirts, red suspenders, and black pants and a black hats. Members of the audience watch the performance around the open, grassy area.
[20th Annual Opening Ceremony]
Photograph of festival director Jo Ann Andera with former directors Claudia Ball and O. T. Baker at the opening ceremony of the 20th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Festival directors are lined up in front, backed by clusters of colorful balloons. On the left, a man is playing a large drum next to a man who is playing an accordion.
[4th U.S. Memorial Cavalry Regiment Dance]
Photograph of the 4th U.S. Memorial Cavalry Regiment Dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, members of the regiments are dancing with their partners on a grassy area outside of a brick building decorated with American flag bunting.
[4th U.S. Memorial Cavalry Regiment Dance at the Texas Folklife Festival]
Photograph of the 4th U.S. Memorial Cavalry Regiment Dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, members of the regiments are dancing with their partners on a grassy area outside of a brick building decorated with American flag bunting.
[50th Anniversary of Links, Inc.]
Flyer advertising the 50th anniversary celebration of Links, Inc. An illustration of two children holding hands appears at the center of the page.
[74th Highland Regiment of Foot at the Texas Folklife Festival]
Photograph of the 74th Highland Regiment of Foot, also known as the Argyll Highlanders performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Members of the regiment are walking in rows of two wearing historical military dress. The man in the front left is holding a flag, while the man in the right is playing the drums. Other members of the group are carrying bayonets on their shoulders.
[Aaron Douglas Biography]
Typed biography page of Aaron Douglas by the ProArts Collective of Austin. An illustrator and muralist born in Kansas, Douglas actively participated in the Harlem Renaissance and was noted for having an artistic style infused with Afrocentric expression. The ProArts Collective, it seems, has provided the biography page because one of Douglas' illustrations was used in a wall projection during a stage production.
[Accepting Award at Service to Youth Award]
Photograph of a young unidentified woman accepting an award at the Service to Youth Award Program, an event providing scholarships to graduating seniors; presumably, at the high school level. The woman is shaking hands with her presenter, a short-haired, smiling woman with a long-sleeve navy dress and gold jewelry. With their free hands, they are each holding a part of the scholarship document. Standing behind a wooden podium, they also appear to be posing for a second picture being taken off camera to the left. Hanging party streamers, framed art, and a cloth-covered table can be seen around them.
[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 at Polish Booth]
Photograph of a male accordionist performing in the Polish booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is looking at the camera and leaning backwards as he plays his black and white accordion. He is wearing a patterned head wrap and a black vest with red, green and yellow detail. A sign behind him says, "Only 6 tickets, Polish Sausage".
[Accordionist for Round Top Brass Band]
Photograph of a male accordionist performing with the Round Top Brass Band at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He has a handlebar mustache and is smiling as he plays his black and white accordion. He is wearing a brown corduroy visor and a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up.
[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.
[Accordionist with Round Top Brass Band]
Photograph of a male accordionist performing with the Round Top Brass Band at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He has a mustache and is playing a black and white accordion. He is wearing a brown corduroy visor and a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up. A tuba player is visible behind him on the right.
[Ace Reid on Storytelling Stage]
Photograph of Ace Reid, cartoonist and humorist from Kerrville, on the storytelling stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cowboy hat, aviator sunglasses, and a plaid shirt, he is speaking into a microphone which he is holding. Behind him a rocking chair and a small hay bale is visible.
[Ace Reid on Storytelling Stage]
Photograph of Ace Reid, cartoonist and humorist from Kerrville, on the storytelling stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cowboy hat, aviator sunglasses, and a plaid shirt, he is speaking into a microphone which he is holding.
Addendum: Services to Youth Report
Addendum to the Services to Youth Report submitted to the 26th Western Area Conference of The Links, Inc. Discusses the activities of the Missouri City, Portland, and Spokane chapters.
[Adela Frantzen Making Sauerkraut]
Photograph of Adela Franzten making sauerkraut in the Kendall County Community Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is standing behind a large tub and a hat, a photograph, and other tents are visible behind her.
[Adobe Making Demonstration]
Photograph of Bill Corkery demonstrating how to make adobe at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bill leans over the pit of adobe, raking the mixture as festival participants watch.
[Adobe Making Demonstration]
Photograph of Bill Corkery demonstrating how to make adobe at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bill leans over a wooden trough as he pours water into the individual sections. Several festival stand behind Bill, watching the demonstration.
[Adobe Making Demonstration]
Photograph of Bill Corkery demonstrating how to make adobe at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bill leans over the wooden trough, shoveling an unknown substance into the individual sections. A festival participant stands behind Bill, watching the demonstration.
[Adrian Lopez the Cowboy Poet]
Photograph of Adrian Lopez, Rachero cook and singer, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is holding and guitar in front of two microphones on stands. A background with painted trees and a banner with "IBC - International Bank of Commerce" are visible in the background.
[Adult Man and Women at Service to Youth Award Program]
Photograph of four unidentified standing, smiling adults, stopping to take a picture during the Service to Youth Award Program, an event held to provide scholarships to graduating seniors. The man on the far left wears a dark navy suit and red tie. The women wear formal attire in neutral colors, with the exception of the woman third from the left, who wears a bold floral print dress, belted at the waist. Several chairs, wooden windows, and one of the presenters at the event (cropped out of the photograph) can be seen around the room.
[Adult Man with Drum at Salute to Youth Awards Program]
Photograph of an unidentified male musician during the Salute to Youth Awards Program, an event awarding scholarships to students. The man wears a blue hat, white shirt, pants, and a gold band necklace. A black strap is over his left shoulder and ties to the djembe drum in between his legs. Behind him, a wooden podium with the Martin Luther King Middle School crest can be seen. Additionally, a green and white banner that reads "San Antonio Chapter of Links, INC" has been placed on long curtains. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph identifies the musician, but it cannot be read with certainty.
[Adults and Students During Poster Art Contest]
Photograph of unidentified students and adults during a poster art contest held at Martin Luther King Middle School. The photograph was taken candidly, while students complete their respective drawings on butcher paper. Two adult women on the far left look on. The group is in the school's cafeteria, judging by the furnishings and some of the equipment in the back. Accompanying information indicates the contest was held as part of Project LEAD (Links Erase Alcohol and Drugs), a national program initiated to educate youth on the dangers and downfalls of drug abuse.
[Adults and Young Boy in Gates Elementary Classroom]
Photograph of several adults and one young boy, gathered together for a group picture inside one of the classrooms of Gates Elementary. The boy, who stands in the middle, is holding a book. In the back, a green chalkboard runs the width of the right wall. Accompanying information indicates photograph was taken during a book illustrator activity for the National Trends and Services program of the Links organization.
[Adults and Young Boy in Gates Elementary Classroom During Fall Semester]
Photograph of several adults and one young boy, gathered together for a group picture inside one of the classrooms of Gates Elementary. The boy, who stands in the middle, is holding a book. In the back, a green chalkboard runs the width of the right wall. A scarecrow, pumpkin, and autumn decorations have been placed in the room. Accompanying information indicates photograph was taken during a book illustrator activity for the National Trends and Services program of the Links organization.
[Aerial View of Crawfish Racing Track]
Photograph of crawfish racing track from taken from above at the Texas Folklife Festival. Close to the center of the photograph is a square white table painted with concentric red and blue circles. People are crowded around waiting for the start of the crawfish race, sponsored by Texas Champion Crawfish Races in Port Arthur. In the top portion of the photograph there are large yellow letters displayed on a grassy hill that read, "Port Arthur". Directly below that, smaller orange letters read, "Texas Greatest Corner".
[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.
[Aerial View of the Institute of Texas Cultures]
Photograph of an aerial view of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the Institute of Texas Cultures dominates the scene. The building is surrounded by festival booths and vehicles. Brightly-colored flags decorate the main thoroughfare as festival participants explore the festival.
[Aerial View of the Opening Ceremonies]
Photograph taken from the roof of the Institute of Texan Cultures building during the Texas Folklife Festival opening ceremonies in San Antonio, Texas. In the foreground is a walkway leading from the building to the rest of the festival grounds. In the background is a group of flag poles. The area is filled with people walking around.
[Aerial View of the Texas Folklife Festival]
Photograph of an aerial view of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the main thoroughfare is visible between two grassy areas. Festival participants walk the thoroughfare and explore the dozens of booths representing various cultures. The photograph was taken from the roof of the Institute of Texas Cultures building.
[African-American Food Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival]
Photograph of the two women eating in the African American food booth at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August 1975. In the photograph, the two women are seating in fold-up chairs. The woman on the left is wearing a white dress with tan sandals. The woman on the left is wearing a dark-colored shirt with a plaid skirt and white sandals. A tent covers the entire pavilion above them.
[African American Food Booth Serving Soul Food]
Slide of people operating an African American soul food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are three people behind a counter that has various warming trays filled with food. There is a woman in front waiting for her food to be served.
[African-American Singer Performs Onstage with Pianist]
Photograph of Amenolee Whitaker, African-American singer from Stephen F. Austin University, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a summer dress with a quilt pattern and white sandals, performing onstage with a pianist. She stands behind a microphone stand to the right of the seated piano player who is facing away from the audience and wearing a green dress. In the background, a beige curtain and colored streamers are hanging.
[African-American Singer Performs with Pianist]
Photograph of Amenolee Whitaker, African-American singer from Stephen F. Austin University, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a summer dress with a quilt pattern, performing outdoors during the day on a grassy field. She is standing behind a microphone stand to the right of a seated piano player who also has a microphone set up. The Institute of Texan Cultures visible in the distant background as well as the base of the Tower of the Americas.
[African-American "Soul Food" Booth]
Black and white photograph of two women preparing soul food at the African-American heritage booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are both wearing plastic gloves on their hands. Paper streamers hung from above are on either side of them.
[Agenda for the August 20, 1986 meeting of the San Antonio chapter of Links, Inc.]
Agenda for the August 20, 1986 meeting of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Items for discussion include the chapter's correspondence, treasury reports, committee reports, and current business.
[Agenda for the May 21, 1986 meeting of the San Antonio chapter of Links, Inc.]
Agenda for the May 21, 1986 meeting of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Items for discussion include the chapter's correspondence, treasury reports, committee reports, and current business.
[Agenda for the San Antonio Chapter of the Links, Inc. Meeting - April 8, 1990]
Agenda for the April 8, 1990 meeting of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Items for discussion include the chapter's correspondence, treasury reports, committee reports, and current business. Includes handwritten notes.