Texas Folklife Festival Collection - 257 Matching Results

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[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: UT 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: UT 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: UT 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: UT 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: UT 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: UT 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: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boiled Possum]

Description: Color photograph of two men, Dick Potter and Jack F. "Spot" Baird, checking whether a possum is done after boiling it in a large pot. They are holding the boiled carcass up with a stick that is attached to a stethoscope. A crowd has gathered around to watch this spectacle at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Construction of a Log House]

Description: Color photograph of a log house mid-construction at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. A large group of people are gathered either to watch or to participate. On the left, several logs are laid out on the ground. On the right the house's walls are nearly complete. Directly behind the construction is a shingled, wooden building.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Construction of a Log House]

Description: Color photograph of two people carving the bark off of a log that will be used for constructing a log house as part of a live demonstration at the 7th Texas Folklife Festival. Festival attendees stand around them to watch.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Construction of a Log House]

Description: Color photograph of a few men at work on constructing a log house for a live demonstration at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Two men are working with axes on the corners of the house. Several people are scattered around, watching the men work. A shingled wooden structure is visible in the background; a small sign that reads "Log House" hangs from its roof.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[A Conversation About Adobe]

Description: Color photograph of two elderly women engaged in a conversation with a man in uniform who is holding a chunk of adobe in his hands. The man is identified as David McDonald, the director of Jose Antonio Navarro Homestead. A patch on the arm of his uniform reads Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. He is a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Coon Oil Cookies]

Description: Black and white photograph of a woman named Eliese Deike at the "Cooking with Coon Oil" booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is holding up a bowl of cookies she has made using coon oil. The cookies are small and coin-sized.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Children in Traditional German Dancing Attire]

Description: Color photograph of a young boy and young girl dressed in traditional German dancing attire. According to accompanying information, they are associated with a German folk dancing group called "Die Rathkamp Tanzer," who are performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cruz Marquez, Sheep Shearer]

Description: Black and white photograph of Cruz Marquez, a sheep shearer, demonstrating how to shear a sheep at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is knelt atop a wooden table with the sheep in front of him. A large crowd surrounds him, watching him work.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Corn Shelling Machine]

Description: Color photograph of a corn shelling machine, on display at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The machine is made of wood and has a bowl underneath it to catch the processed kernels. A young boy turns the crank on the side of the machine while a teenage boy who is operating the machine takes corn cobs from the next child in line. A woman in sunglasses stands to the left of the machine.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Women Making Pinatas and Cascarons]

Description: Color photograph of the pinata booth where Guadalupe De Pena (left) and Desy Perez (right) teach visitors how to make pinatas and cascarons. Their booth is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. On the table before them are some finished pinatas, some egg cartons filled with paper cones, and a few Coca-Cola cups.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Weaving on a Loom with a Child in Her Lap]

Description: Black and white photograph of a woman seated at a loom with a child in her lap. The loom is located in the Austin Weavers Co-op Booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is demonstrating to the child how to use the loom, which has numerous strands of thread in it.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Singing with The Duckens Family Gospel Singers]

Description: Color photograph of a woman singing with The Duckens Family Gospel Singers, a group performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She has in her hand a microphone, which she is singing into. A woman in a patterned shirt is partially visible next to her.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Singing with The Duckens Family Gospel Singers]

Description: Color photograph of a woman singing into a microphone with a red foam windscreen. She is a singer in The Duckens Family Gospel Singers, a group performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She has short, curly black hair and is wearing a black kaftan-style shirt with gold trim. A woman wearing a patterned shirt stands next to her behind the microphone stand.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Tatting Thread]

Description: Black and white photograph of Cindy Brandt tatting thread using a tatting shuttle at the Kendall County Community booth, one of many booths at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Finished tatted pieces are strewn about the surface of the table where she works.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Weaving a Basket]

Description: Color photograph of Eloise Roe, a woman working in the "Frontier Playland" of the Texas Folklife Festival. She is weaving a basket on a wooden surface that sits atop a long bale of hay. A woman wearing a red hat stands behind her. Near their workspace is a wall of illustrations drawn on craft paper. They are accompanied by a banner that reads, "Kids Art Display."
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT 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: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections