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[Alsatian Dancers of Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Alsatian Dancers of Texas posing for a photo at the Texas Folklife Festival. A group consisting of women, children, and a man, all wearing traditional Alsatian clothing are gathered together facing the camera. The women are wearing the traditional giant bow bonnet with their folk dresses and aprons. The man and boys are wearing dark, flat-brimmed hats with vests, and string bow-ties.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Altar to Sylvia Orozco's Deceased Father]

Description: Photograph of the altar to Sylvia Orozco's deceased father. Sylvia Orozco has two other women attending with her, one of whom is holding up a book that reads "Los Zapatos" by Diego Rivera 1989". There is a painting in the background where two men can be seen wearing sombreros. There is another man behind him, but he is cut off.
Date: 1989
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Altar with Three Tiers]

Description: Photograph of a heavily decorated altar. There are three tiers and each level has flowers. The bottom tier also has small skulls sitting on the floor and a statuette on the right. The middle tier has skulls as well as a Catholic religious image. The top tier has two small skeleton figures, one in a white dress and veil and the other in a black tuxedo jacket. There is a cross above the pair.
Date: 1989
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Alvin Sueltenfuss at the Winemaking Booth]

Description: Photograph of Alvin Sueltenfuss at the winemaking booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a plaid short-sleeved button-up shirt, and Texas-shaped sunglasses. On his shirt he is wearing a name badge with a red ribbon. The table in front of him is covered with a red tablecloth and contains seven bottles of wine. The bottles are not conventional wine bottles; instead they are shaped more like liquor bottles with simple, white labels. Behind the bottles are some information pamphlets.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[American Indian Man in Traditional Clothing]

Description: Photograph of a Texas Indian Heritage Society dancer at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing traditional Indian clothing: a red tunic with long yellow fringe that hangs down from his shoulders, a colorful beaded sash and headband, and feathers fanning out from the back of his head. He is also wearing a yellow bandana. A black stripe is painted on his face, across his eyes. Behind him an elaborate headdress he is wearing on his back is partially visible.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[American Indian Woman in Traditional Clothing]

Description: Photograph of a Texas Indian Heritage Society dancer at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a blue shirt and several red, white, and blue beaded necklaces. She also has a small feather plume in her hair. Some red and blue feathers are visible in the bottom right of the photograph. It looks like she is holding them but her hands are not visible. She is smiling at the camera and standing in front of a tall bush.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Amira Andera Preparing Food]

Description: Photograph of Amira Andera preparing food in the Lebanese food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is pouring salt into a large white bucket that is sitting on the table in front of her. Other tables and the tent overhead are visible in the background, as well as a man standing on a chair.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Annual Report: Services to Youth Committee - 1988-1989]

Description: Annual report of Services to Youth Committee of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. for 1988-1989. The chapter successfully conducted workshops educating local youth about AIDS and presented a scholarship program to to honor high-achieving students.
Date: 1989
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ballet Folklorico de Navarro Performs]

Description: Photograph of Ballet Folklorico de Navarro performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The photograph is taken from a distance and shows an entire stage of male and female dancers, all wearing traditional Latin American clothing. The men are in the front of the stage kneeling down while the women are in the back twirling their skirts. Crowds of festival visitors are gathered at the front and the sides of the stage. Stacks of speakers are visible at the two front corners of the stage. A shade canopy is hanging over the area.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ballot for Links, Inc. Chapter]

Description: Ballot for the San Antonio Chapter of Links, Inc. The ballot is in "yes" or "no" format and includes expectations regarding program themes, goals, and target population.
Date: 1989
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bill Todd at Smokehouse]

Description: Photograph of Bill Todd, from Round Rock, Texas, at Smokehouse at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a straw cowboy hat that has part of a raccoon skin on it. He is reaching up to grab some peppers that are hanging on a string. On the counter in front of him a couple of squash are visible.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boy Spins Tops]

Description: Photograph of a young boy playing with tops at Lee Haile's folk toy display at the Texas Folklife Festival. The boy is wearing a straw cowboy hat and is pulling back on the string to release the top to begin spinning. The top is contained in a depressed area so that it does not spin off the table. A few other tops are visible lying on the table.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Broom Making Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of John Zukowski, from Alpine, Texas, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is sitting on the left behind a table, demonstrating how to make a broom. Festival visitors are gathered on the right side of the photograph, watching. Several stalks of straw used to make the brooms are visible on the ground behind Zukowski and on the table in front of him.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bruce Roark Playing a Banjo]

Description: Photograph of Bruce Roark, instrument maker from Devine, Texas at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a light-colored button-up shirt and glasses as he plays a banjo. Other stringed instruments are visible on the table in front of him. In the right background, an acoustic stand-up bass is leaning against a tree.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Buffalo Soldiers Stand at Attention]

Description: Photograph of the Buffalo Soldiers Living History Group at the Texas Folklife Festival. Six soldiers are lined up with their rifles in the shade next to a tree. They are wearing Civil War-era soldier uniforms with belts and brimmed hats. They are standing at attention, holding their rifles at their side. Their commanding officer is standing on the left, facing them.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cambodian Association of Houston Dancer]

Description: Photograph of a dancer from the Cambodian Association of Houston at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a traditional Cambodian dance costume: a robe covered with sparkling trim in a diamond pattern; and a heavily-ornamented, tall, pointy crown that fits like a helmet. She has short dark hair and is looking directly at the camera.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cambodian Association of Houston Dancers Posing for a Photo]

Description: Photograph of the Cambodian Association of Houston Dancers posing for a photo at the Texas Folklife Festival. The five female dancers are standing next to one another, all dressed in elaborate traditional costumes. Each girl is wearing a robe adorned with sparkling trim, and a tall, pointy, heavily-ornamented crown, which covers their head like a helmet.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections