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[Drop Spinning Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Kathleen Smolik drop spinning at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Kathleen wears a long floral dress with a long apron tied around her waist. She holds a skein of carded wool in her hand as it is twisted and pulled into yarn with the drop spinner.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Feather Headdress Making]

Description: Photograph of a woman making a feathered headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman, a member of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe, ties together the intricate bead and feather design.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Festival Booths]

Description: Photograph of visitors sitting on a hill overlooking the festival booths at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The festival booths are lit up in the evening night, and the Institute of Texas Cultures is visible in the background.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Festival Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of the San Antonio Muzzle Loading Association and the Alamo City Highlanders performing a demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The two groups are walking across the hillside outside of the Institute of Texas Cultures. The Alamo City Highlanders are wearing white shirts tucked into red plaid kilts.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Fiesta Folklorico de Helotes Spanish Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers are members of Fiesta Folklorico de Helotes Spanish group. They wear white halter tops, long black skirts and rose barrettes in their hair. Each girl holds an organza scarf in her hands, twirling it around for a large crowd of festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Filipino Food Booth ]

Description: Photograph of a woman serving Inihaw at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Inihaw, is a Filipino recipe of barbecue chicken. The woman wears a white blouse with blue floral embroidery, a pearl necklace, and a plaid skirt as she passes a piece of inihaw to a festival participant.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Filipino Tinikling Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a Filipino tinikling demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two performers kneel at opposite ends of each other, moving poles together and apart as dancers jump between them.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Flamenco Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of flamenco dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear white halter tops and black skirts with floral ruffled embroidery along the seam. The dancers perform on a raised stage in front of other dancers wearing colorful dresses.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Flamenco Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of members of Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio dancing Flamenco at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear white halter tops and black skirts with floral ruffled embroidery along the seam. The dancers perform on a raised stage in front of other dancers wearing colorful dresses. In foreground are (left to right) Joyce Rodriguez and Cindy Ramos. In back are (left to right)Cathy Gonzalez, Edna Perez, and Josie Champion.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Flamenco Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of Teresa Champion performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Teresa, a member of Los Flamencos de San Antonio, wears a floor-length floral dress with many layers of tulle ruffles. She raises both of her hands above her head, performing in front of a large audience.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Flamenco Dance Performers]

Description: Photograph of Teresa Champion performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Teresa, a member of Los Flamencos de San Antonio, wears a floor-length floral dress with many layers of tulle ruffles. She raises both of her hands above her head, performing in front of a large audience.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Flamenco Dancer Teresa Champion]

Description: Photograph of Teresa Champion performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Teresa, a member of Los Flamencos de San Antonio, wears a floor-length floral dress with many layers of tulle ruffles as she twirls around the stage.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Flamenco Dancers]

Description: Photograph of the Fiesta Folklorico de Helotes Spanish Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The female dancers wear white halter tops with long black skirts trimmed in floral fabric, with roses in their hair and long earrings. The men wear white shirts under black vests with dark pants and scarves around their neck. A band plays behind the dancers for the festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Flamenco Dancers]

Description: Photograph of members of Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio dancing Flamenco at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear white halter tops and black skirts with floral ruffled embroidery along the seam. The dancers perform on a raised stage in front of other dancers wearing colorful dresses.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Los Flamencos de San Antonio]

Description: Photograph of the dance group Los Flamencos de San Antonio performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The female dancer wears a long sleeve shirt with a floor-length dress made of floral fabric. Her male partner wears a shirt with matching floral fabric and dark pants. The couple performs for a crowd of festival participants on a wood planked stage.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Frontier Playland]

Description: Photograph of a child bouncing on a metal drum in Frontier Playland at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The drum is covered with a horse saddle. Four metal coils are attached to the four corners of the drum, making the drum bounce up and down as the child holds onto the saddle.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Frontier Playland]

Description: Photograph of Frontier Playland Park at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, children are playing on a large, upturned tree trunk. Towards the rear of the trunk, a woman is helping a baby balance on it. A fence mounted with many picture frames is visible in the background.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Frontier Playland Painting]

Description: Photograph of children painting in Frontier Playland at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A young girl wearing a white dress, leans over a paint speckled table, painting a picture. A boy wearing a short-sleeved shirt and white shorts paints a picture to his right. Behind them, a woman looks at a fence covered in paintings previously made by festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Frontier Playland Park]

Description: Photograph of Frontier Playland Park at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a blindfolded child is pushing a wheelbarrow with the help of an adult. Two boys watch the girl with the wheelbarrow as festival participants watch.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Frontier Playland Park]

Description: Photograph of Frontier Playland Park at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, four boys wearing cowboy hats crowd around a covered wagon. A metal fence behind the wagon is decorated with streamers and flags.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[German Musical Performance]

Description: Photograph of a German musician performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. He wears a denim shirt with flowers embroidered across the chest, dark pants, and a black hat. Festival participants watch the celebration from two sides of the raised stage.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[German Sausage]

Description: Photograph of a woman preparing German sausage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman, wearing a pink floral dress with white lace trim wraps a piece of sausage in a paper towel. She stands in front of a table covered with a vinyl tablecloth and a pressure cooker.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[German Wurstfest Opa Band]

Description: Photograph of the Wurstfest Opa Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The traditionally German band performs on a stage in front of festival participants, playing the trombone, tuba, and saxophone, and accordion.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Gilmor Yamboree Respresentatives with Hondo Crouch]

Description: Photograph of Hondo Crouch speaking with Gilmer Yamboree representatives at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Hondo, second from the left, wears a cream cowboy hat with a denim shirt and khaki pants. The woman to his left wears a red blouse and white pants with large cream sunglasses. Two men stand to Hondo's left, wearing denim overalls with different hats.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections