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[Ameleb Lebanese Dancer with Tambourine]

Description: 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.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Hazel Bowen Giving a Wagon Ride]

Description: Photograph of Hazel Bowen giving wagon rides at the Texas Folklife Festival. Wearing a cowboy hat, she is driving a green wagon being pulled by two horses. A young boy is sitting in the front next to her. A small group of children and adults are riding in the back. The horses are walking along a dirt pathway next to which two young girls are standing.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[M. W. Massey Giving a Wagon Ride]

Description: Photograph of M. W. Massey giving wagon rides at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is driving a green wagon being pulled by two horses. A group of children are sitting in the back of the wagon. Massey wears a cowboy hat.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Caning a Chair]

Description: Photograph of James Ander caning a chair at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing blue coveralls and placing the woven material on the seat of the wooden chair. Some festival visitors are watching in the background.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Working on Sculpture]

Description: Photograph of artist Jim Thomas with his "Goat Lady" sculpture at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is sitting to the left of it, working on an area at the bottom of her dress. The sculpture appears to be made of wax and is about two feet tall. It is fixed to a small square wooden table. Thomas is wearing a white t-shirt and jeans.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Working on Woodcarving]

Description: Photograph of artist Charles Davis working on a woodcarving at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is leaning over a long panel of wood from which he is carving a landscape scene. The panel is lying on top of a work bench and is angled at forty five degrees. Davis is wearing a dark-colored cowboy hat, a light blue shirt, and jeans.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Person Climbing a Belgian Mast]

Description: Photograph of a person climbing a Belgian Mast, which is a greased pole, at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are nearing the top of the wooden pole where a bell is tied. A crowd of festival visitors are gathered around to watch. In the background a sign saying, "Belgian" is hanging on the outside of a booth that is colored red, yellow and black.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Treadle Lathe Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Chester Knight, from Conroe, demonstrating a treadle lathe at the Texas Folklife Festival. The piece of wood to be carved is fixed upon a rotating axle, powered by a foot pedal. Knight is sitting at the lathe, holding a carving tool against the rotating piece to shape it. He has gray hair, dark eyebrows and glasses. He is wearing a blue shirt and brown plaid pants. Some festival visitors have gathered around to watch him work.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Voices of the Mainland]

Description: Photograph of Voices of the Mainland performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The group is five African-American men: one drummer and four singers, one of which is also playing guitar. Three singers are standing in a row behind microphone stands and one is out in front, holding the microphone in his hand. The drummer is in the back, next to a piano.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman at Spinning Wheel]

Description: Photograph of Ruffin Hill, from Austin, operating a spinning wheel at the Texas Folklife Festival. The wheel is in the foreground and Hill is sitting at a chair on the other side of it, in the middle ground. She is pulling a string of spun fiber out and is showing it to a little girl. Another little girl is on the right, holding a piece of thread.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Demonstrating How to Make Cascarones]

Description: Photograph of a woman demonstrating how to make cascarones at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is standing in a booth decorated with red, green and white garland, and several different piñatas. Rows of colorful cascarones (confetti-filled eggs) with tiny cone-shaped party hats are lined up on the table in front of the woman. Two signs, one for cascarones and one for piñatas, are hanging across the top of the booth.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Women Quilting]

Description: Photograph of two women quilting at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are seated at a table on which a quilt is spread out. The woman on the right is elderly and is wearing a thimble on her middle finger and pushing a needle through one square on the quilt. The woman on the left is pulling a thread taut. A pair of scissors, a spool of thread, and a pair of sunglasses are laying on top of the quilt.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Aerial View of Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: 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.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Aerial View of the Institute of Texan Cultures]

Description: 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.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer]

Description: 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.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Drummer]

Description: 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.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Allan Shivers with Jack Maguire]

Description: 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.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alvina Paul Making Noodles]

Description: 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.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ameleb Lebanese Dancers Performing Onstage]

Description: 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.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Argentine Folk Dancers]

Description: 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.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Argentine Folk Dancers]

Description: 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.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: 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.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bill Brett Spinning Horsehair Rope]

Description: 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.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bill Brett with Horsehair Rope]

Description: 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.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections