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[African-American "Soul Food" Booth]

Description: 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.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Agnes and Ervin Comeaux]

Description: Color photograph of a woman and a man, identified as Agnes and Ervin Comeaux, standing together at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a red blouse, a full, striped skirt and a white hat. She is holding a parasol over her shoulder. Next to her, Ervin is wearing a button-up shirt, a white fringed vest, and a red beret. They are members of the Golden Triangle Cajun Club.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Agnes Comeaux with Parasol]

Description: Color photograph of Agnes Comeaux, a member of the Golden Triangle Cajun Club and a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is dressed in red and white attire, including a matching parasol, hat, and sunglasses.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]

Description: Color photograph of a young man dressed in Alabama-Coushatta tribal embellishments. He is participating as a dancer representing the Alabama-Coushatta tribe of Texas, performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a beaded headband, a beaded stole, and a beaded necklace. Secured by a tie at his chin, his headdress protrudes from behind him; it is made of feathers in various colors.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancers]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young man performing an Alabama-Coushatta folk dance with others. They are wearing traditional tribal attire including a headdress. He is a performer at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Alamo City Highlanders]

Description: Color photograph of a marching band of men playing the bagpipes at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all dressed in traditional Scottish attire.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alamo City Highlanders]

Description: Black and white photograph of a group of men known as the Alamo City Highlanders playing the bagpipes in an organized formation at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are wearing traditional Scottish clothing, including kilts.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alsatian Food]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young girl named Connie Suehs, from the Alsatian booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is serving an Alsatian beef-based dish called "parisa" on a cracker. She is wearing a traditional Alsatian costume, which includes a large fabric headdress. To her right stands an unidentified man wearing a cap; he is also holding a parisa-topped cracker.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alvin Sueltenfuss, Wine Maker]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly man wearing a cowboy hat and a patterned button-up shirt, identified as Alvin Sueltenfuss from Boerne, Texas. His hands are placed on a bulbous glass container filled with wine that he has made; a white tube that is embedded in the container's cap leads off the picture plane. His booth is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alvin Sueltenfuss, Wine Maker, with a Friend]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly man wearing a cowboy hat and a patterned button-up shirt, identified as Alvin Sueltenfuss from Boerne, Texas. He is holding a corked glass bottle filled with wine. Several more bottles are on the table before him, as is a large jug of wine that has an embedded tube running from its cap. A man, who is also wearing a cowboy hat, stands to his right. This booth is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ameleb Lebanese Dancers]

Description: Color photograph of a group of women who are part of the Ameleb Lebanese Dancers, performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all wearing the traditional Lebanese dancing costume: a bra top and bedleh-style pants. They are dancing in a circle with their arms open and extended horizontally. A crowd of onlookers sit on a grassy hill next to the dance floor.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ameleb Lebanese Dancers]

Description: Color photograph of five women who are part of the Ameleb Lebanese Dancers, performers at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all wearing black bra tops trimmed in gold with sheer bedleh-style pants. They are caught mid-dance, each with one of their arms in the air. A crowd of onlookers sit on a grassy hill next to the dancefloor.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ameleb Lebanese Dancers]

Description: Black and white photograph of the Ameleb Lebanese Dancers performing for a large crowd at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all wearing heavily embellished belly dancing costumes.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Apple Dolls]

Description: Color photograph of a group of four people surveying the array of apple dolls on the cloth-covered table before them. The display of dolls belongs to a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Arm Wrestling Contest]

Description: Color photograph of two young boys engaging in an arm wrestling contest over a white table with the shape of the Texas state painted at its center. A couple of children are standing around the table to watch. They are visitors of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[At the Polish Food Booth]

Description: Color photograph of an elderly woman in traditional Polish attire, sitting at the Polish food booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is spreading an unidentifiable condiment onto a slice of bread.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Baking Bread in Coffee Cans]

Description: Color photograph of a man operating an oven outdoors at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Within the oven are three coffee cans filled with baking bread dough. The man is wearing a red gingham shirt, a chef's hat, and an apron.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Banjo Player in Tennessee Valley Authority]

Description: Color photograph of man playing the banjo in a band called Tennessee Valley Authority at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. To his immediate left, a man is playing the upright bass. To that man's left is another man playing the acoustic guitar. Each musician has a microphone pointed at their instrument.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Basil Garcia, Blacksmith]

Description: Black and white photograph of a man doing metalwork using a hammerand an anvil. He is identified as Basil Garcia, a blacksmith; he is giving a live demonstration of his skill at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. To his right is an open fire atop a table pit.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bass Box Players for The Hoboes]

Description: Color photograph of a pair of bass box players for a band called The Hoboes, a group performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The bass boxes feature holes at their front and broomsticks that protrude from their tops.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bass Box Players for The Hoboes]

Description: Black and white photograph of two men who are participants of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are playing bass boxes, instruments made from hollow, rectangular boxes with broomsticks that insert into the tops of the boxes. On the right is Bootsie Ehlers, sitting on top of his bass box while he plays. A microphone placed inside the opening at the front of his bass box picks up the sound of his playing.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bayou City Attic Singers]

Description: Color photograph of the Bayou City Attic Singers comprised of four and a pianist; they are performers at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Three of the singers are standing; there are two women and one man between them. One of the singers is much younger and is seated on a bench. They each have their own microphone. Various audio equipment lines the edge of the elevated stage where they are performing. The pianist is an older male, who also has a microphone in front of him. He is seated behind an upright wooden piano.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bayou City Attic Singers]

Description: Color photograph of the Bayou City Attic Singers comprised of three singers and a pianist, performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The singers are all female; one of them is much younger. They each have their own microphone. Various audio equipment lines the edge of the elevated stage where they are performing. The pianist is an older male, who also has a microphone in front of him. He is seated behind an upright wooden piano.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Berm Dog, Institute of Texan Cultures Mascot]

Description: Color photograph of a man driving a golf-cart with a tan and white dog seated next to him. The man is identified as Buddy Pfeiffer an employee of the Institute of Texan Cultures; the dog is known as Berm Dog, the institute's mascot. They are touring the festival grounds, which is visibly rife with festival goers in the background.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections