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[1929 Club Members of Fox Hunt Hollies]

Description: Color photograph of the 1929 Club Members of the Fox Hunt Hollies, a musical performance group, singing at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. Three women and two men are wearing historical dress from the 1920's, including flapper dresses, beaded headbands, and polka-dotted bow ties. Each member of the group is playing a ukulele.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Gonzalez, Jesse
Item Type: Photograph

[1929 Club Members of Fox Hunt Hollies at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of the 1929 Club Members of the Fox Hunt Hollies, a musical performance group, singing at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. Three women and two men are wearing historical dress from the 1920's, including flapper dresses, beaded headbands, and polka-dotted bow ties. Each member of the group is playing a ukulele.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Gonzalez, Jesse
Item Type: Photograph

[74th Highland Regiment of Foot at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the 74th Highland Regiment of Foot, also known as the Argyll Highlanders performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Members of the regiment are walking in rows of two wearing historical military dress. The man in the front left is holding a flag, while the man in the right is playing the drums. Other members of the group are carrying bayonets on their shoulders.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Accordionist at Polish Booth]

Description: Photograph of a male accordionist performing in the Polish booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is looking at the camera and leaning backwards as he plays his black and white accordion. He is wearing a patterned head wrap and a black vest with red, green and yellow detail. A sign behind him says, "Only 6 tickets, Polish Sausage".
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of Crawfish Racing Track]

Description: Photograph of crawfish racing track from taken from above at the Texas Folklife Festival. Close to the center of the photograph is a square white table painted with concentric red and blue circles. People are crowded around waiting for the start of the crawfish race, sponsored by Texas Champion Crawfish Races in Port Arthur. In the top portion of the photograph there are large yellow letters displayed on a grassy hill that read, "Port Arthur". Directly below that, smaller orange letters read, "Texas Greatest Corner".
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[African-American Food Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the two women eating in the African American food booth at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August 1975. In the photograph, the two women are seating in fold-up chairs. The woman on the left is wearing a white dress with tan sandals. The woman on the left is wearing a dark-colored shirt with a plaid skirt and white sandals. A tent covers the entire pavilion above them.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Alabama-Coushatta dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Standing on the left are three boys in traditional clothing: fluffy fur boots, red and orange shirts and skirts, beaded sashes, and fans of feathers on their backs. A young girl is standing in the middle wearing pigtails, and a brown blouse and skirt with yellow and orange trim. On the right is a woman in a green dress with orange and yellow trim, wearing a beaded crown and a sash that says, "Pow Wow Princess".
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alamo Square Dancers Performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Alamo Area Square Dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, many couples are twirling around on the outdoor pavilion. The women wear full skirts gathered at the waist, while the men wear button-up shirts with vests and dark pants.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alfred M. Soderstrom Dressed as Viking]

Description: Photograph of Alfred M. Soderstrom at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. Dressed as a Viking, he prepares bif-bostok at the Swedish booth. His tunic is green, his tights are red, and he is wearing a viking helmet. Large brown bags are stacked on the right.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Alsatian Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Alsatian dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a woman holds hands with a young boy. The woman is wearing a white blouse with layers of ruffles across the chest, underneath a long dress with floral embroidery. She wears a large hat with bangle bracelets, white socks, and lace-up shoes. The boy is wearing a plain white shirt with a rounded collar and short overalls with dark socks and shoes.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[American Honey Princess at Beekeeper's Booth]

Description: Photograph of the American Honey Princess giving samples of honey in the beekeeper's booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is standing in the left foreground giving a spoonful of honey to a festival visitor to sample. She is wearing a white dress, a tiara, and a sash displaying her title. An assortment of honey jars are displayed on the table in front of her. In the middle ground, another woman behind the booth is giving a sample to another visitor.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Arm Wrestling at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of two men arm wrestling at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The photograph features the two men seated at a table engaged in wrestling. Many people crowd closely around the match. The event is sponsored by the Bexar County Cowards Club.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Arts and Crafts Booth]

Description: Photograph of Shufa Padilla (left) and friend at the Tigua Indians' arts and crafts booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. One man is looking down at the table, while the other is looking out. Both men are wearing decoration around their necks. Feathered headdresses are hanging behind them.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Attendees at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a young girl sitting on a hillside at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the girl is sitting on the hillside with a Coca-Cola cup in her hands. She is wearing a t-shirt with three mushrooms embroidered on the front, and pants with a floral design in the fabric. A woman and a laughing girl are visible behind her on the left, and a boy is just visible on the right. The United States and Texas Flag are visible at the top of the hill.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bagpiper at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a bagpiper from the Alamo City Highlanders performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man in the photograph is wearing a short-sleeve, buttoned shirt with the band's insignia embroidered on his sleeve.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bagpiper Jack Brown at 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of bagpiper Jack Brown at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. The bagpiper is wearing a traditional Irish kilt as he plays the bagpipes on a concrete stage. Three young boys dressed as Irish leprechauns are walking behind Jack. Several trees and some foliage is visible behind the group.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

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

Description: Photograph of members of Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio,waiting to dance Flamenco at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two girls and a boy are wearing traditional Spanish clothing consisting of high-waisted black pants and long-sleeve shirts with large ruffles across the chest. Each dancer wears a small hat on his heads and flowers tucked behind his ears.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Balloons Released at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a large mass of multicolored balloons being released from the entrance bridge at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival opening ceremony. They block the view of a tall, narrow structure that is partially visible in the background. A crowd of people are seated along the side of the entrance boulevard. A child wearing a jersey with the number 60 on the back stands in the foreground, watching the balloons go up. A few people in the background are also standing and watching the balloons.
Date: August 7, 1975
Item Type: Photograph

[The Band Hickory at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the band Hickory performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two men and a woman are standing on a stage singing into microphones. The man to the left is playing an electric guitar, while the man on the right is playing an acoustic guitar. Both men wear hats, jeans, and matching shirts. The woman in the center is wearing a long, white dress and holding a tambourine.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Band Performing at Festival]

Description: Photograph of Dallas Roy, guitarist with the Jackie Callier and Rambling Aces Band, playing in the Cajun Country section at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in front of a microphone and appears to be singing while playing the guitar. Other musicians are in the back playing the accordion and the guitar. There are several speakers set up around the band. The musicians in the band are all wearing red and white tops with white vests and caps. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph