Texas Folklife Festival Collection - 31 Matching Results

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[Man and Two Women Blowing Horns]

Description: Photograph of Ladies from the Herb Society with Delbert Brewster, a scrimshaw artist, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Brewster is standing in the middle with the ladies on either side of him. They are all holding handmade horns up to their mouths. The woman on the left is wearing a pioneer dress and bonnet; the one on the right is wearing a pioneer dress and apron with a wide-brimmed sun hat. Brewster is wearing a western shirt and a cowboy hat. Other horns and tools are visible hanging in the background.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Duckens Family Singers]

Description: Photograph of the Duckens Family Singers at the Texas Folklife Festival. A group of nineteen African-American family members, men and women, are posing for the photograph on the grass in front of a wooden building. Some of them are kneeling down in the front but most of them are standing. Each member is either wearing a blue t-shirt that says, "Duckens Family", or just a plain blue shirt. Most of them are smiling.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Young Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]

Description: Photograph of a young Alabama-Coushatta dancer posing in front of a hedge at the Texas Folklife Festival. The boy is wearing a complete tribal outfit consisting of a vest, skirt, leather wrist cuffs, feathered and beaded arm bands, a beaded necklace and sash, a beaded headband, and a feathered headdress. The prominent colors of the clothing are red and yellow.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer Performing with Rings]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing with rings at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is in the middle of the stage dancing with a group of about fifteen rings, each one placed in a specific location around his body. He is wearing traditional tribal clothing with a fringed tunic and fur around his ankles and lower legs.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers Talking to Each Other]

Description: Photograph of two Alabama-Coushatta dancers talking to each other at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are both wearing heavily decorated traditional outfits covered in beads and fringe. The dancer on the right is wearing colors of red, white, and blue; the one on the left is wearing black, white, and blue. Each dancer has two large circular arrangements of feathers on their back. They are also wearing fur boots. Behind them a green shed and a yellow shed are visible.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Tanya Zwan Performing Middle Eastern Dance]

Description: Photograph of Tanya Zwan performing dances from the Middle East at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a sequined belly dancing outfit which is predominantly blue but also with colors of pink, purple, green and yellow. She has her hands above her head and is wearing finger cymbals. She is smiling and shifting her hips to the right.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Tanya Zwan Teaching Audience Members Middle Eastern Dances]

Description: Photograph of Tanya Zwan teaching audience members Middle Eastern Dances at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a sequined belly dancing outfit which is predominantly pink but also with colors of blue, purple, green and yellow. She has one hand above her head and one at her side. A line of five men are following her around, mimicking her dance moves. Two men with button-up shirts have their shirts open to reveal their belly. Each audience member is also wearing a headpiece. The stage is covered by a blue canopy and a red backdrop.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Learning Middle Eastern Dance]

Description: Photograph of a man learning a middle eastern dance taught by Tanya Zwan at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing with his button-up shirt open revealing his bare torso. He is holding his fedora in front of his face. Zwan is standing next to him, laughing and clapping her hands above her head. She is wearing a sequined belly dancing outfit which is predominantly pink but also with colors of blue, purple, green and yellow. Another festival visitor learning to dance is standing to the left of her with his shirt up exposing his midriff. The stage is covered with a blue canopy and a red backdrop is visible in the background.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cadence Cloggers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Cadence Cloggers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two women wearing short but voluminous skirts are dancing facing each other with their right hands joined. The woman on the right has her leg up and the bottom part of her shoe, containing a metal toe and heel piece used for rhythm-making, is visible. A male clogger is visible behind them at the back of the stage.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Female Dancer from Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association Performing]

Description: Photograph of an African-American dancer from the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association in Houston performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a black leotard and a red flowing skirt which she is twirling around. She also has a red sash around her neck and a white head wrap. She is standing on her left foot and is smiling.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Female Dancer from Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association Doing the Limbo]

Description: Photograph of an African-American dancer from the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association in Houston doing the Limbo at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a black leotard with red patterned material around her waist and her head. She is leaning back, attempting to pass under the bar as festival visitors watch in the background.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dancers from Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association Performing]

Description: Photograph of African-American dancers from the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association in Houston performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. Three female dancers are dressed in white and floral print dresses, twirling their skirts around. Each dancer has a prominent color on their outfit: yellow, pink, and blue. The dancers are also wearing floral head wraps. Festival visitors are watching in the background.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Trinidad and Tobago Carnival Costume]

Description: Photograph of an African-American man from the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association in Houston wearing an elaborate tribal costume at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a yellow and black leopard print material around his body and a piece of white and black zebra print material around his head. He is also wearing sunglasses. A large panel extends from behind the wearers neck to a few feet above the head. It is covered in a yellow and black zebra pattern and features an image of a large tribal mask. Black and orange feathered plumes protrude from the top of it. Extending from the wearer's lower back down to the ground is a cone-shaped frame similar to a hoop skirt frame. It is covered in long white fringe. Another panel covered in leopard print material is attached to the back of the frame and several orange feather plumes are protruding from it. In each hand he is carrying large round disc that features an image of a tribal mask. Festival visitors are visible in the background.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Lighting Fire Limbo Stick]

Description: Photograph of a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association in Houston lighting a limbo stick on fire at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is kneeling down holding a torch to a special limbo bar filled with some type of fuel. The bar is on the lowest setting, about a foot from the ground. He is wearing a brightly-colored, patterned shirt with big, loose sleeves. A crowd of festival visitors are partially visible in the background behind a barrier.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Passing Under Limbo Stick on Fire]

Description: Photograph of a male dancer of the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association in Houston passing under a limbo stick on fire at the Texas Folklife Festival. The stick on fire is only about a foot from the ground so he is reclined backwards to the point that his back is nearly touching the ground. His feet are positioned next to his hips. He is holding a small torch in his mouth and flaming beer bottles in each hand. He is wearing a tight red shirt under a looser, colorful, patterned blouse.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association Musicians Performing]

Description: Photograph of four African-American male drummers from the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association in Houston performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The photograph shows them from the side, each playing a drum they hold between their legs. The one second-closest to the photographer also has a microphone for singing. He is sweating heavily on his face. All the drummers are wearing loose, short-sleeved shirts with colors red, white or blue.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Participating in Tobacco Spitting Contest]

Description: Photograph of a man participating in the state tobacco spitting contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing on the left side of the photograph wearing a red sleeveless undershirt, jeans and a cowboy hat. He is leaning forward, preparing to spit as far as he can. He is standing at the end of a long strip of white butcher paper, rolled out on the ground and painted with distance markers. One spectator is kneeling down close to the paper. Several other spectators are sitting and standing close by.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Mr. Jingles Dances]

Description: Photograph of "Mr. Jingles" dancing on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. According to accompanying information, "Mr. Jingles" is a collector of aluminum can pull tabs. He is on the left side of the photograph, wearing a white patterned shirt, red suspenders, dark pants and a beret. He is dancing with a woman wearing a white and blue striped shirt, and jeans. The audience is visible offstage in the background.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Doll-Making]

Description: Photograph of the doll-making booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. Three young female festival visitors are in front of the booth gathering materials and watching the demonstrator, partially visible in the left foreground, make a doll. Some materials visible are cloth and corn husks. Two yellow buckets containing water and corn husks are visible on the table.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sirkku Rodriguez Doing a Pirta Ribbon Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Sirkku Rodriguez doing a pirta ribbon demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting in a chair, pulling yarn through a wooden contraption made of vertical dowels that separate the yarn out in several different strands. She is weaving the strands to make a ribbon. A few finished ribbons are hanging on the left side of the booth where one festival visitor is partially visible.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Woodromes Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Woodromes performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. Three children are singing into microphones, an older girl in the center wearing a long dress and a younger boy and girl on either side of her. The younger boy is on the left and to the left of him, a woman is kneeling down and helping him hold the microphone. The little girl on the right is also being assisted by a man on her right. The girl in the center is much taller than the younger boy and girl, as she looks to be a few years older. She has pigtails with ribbons in her hair and is looking directly at the camera. The little boy is wearing shorts and a tank top; the little girl is wearing a short dress.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections