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[Beverly Houston Performing with Breezin']

Description: Photograph of Beverly Houston performing with her band "Breezin'" onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is standing in the middle of the stage singing into a microphone. To the left of her are two guitar players. To the right, a man is playing a shaker and another man is standing behind a microphone. Three of the band members are wearing a "Breezin'" t-shirt. The two musicians on the right and Houston are wearing "Breezin'" baseball caps. A drum set and several amplifiers sit at the back of the stage. A large banner that says, "HICKORY" is hung across the back of the stage.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph

[Construction of Mexican Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Mexican Food Booth being constructed at the Texas Folklife Festival. It has been made to look like Mission Concepcion. A man and a woman are standing on a ladder, hanging up a sign on the front of the booth. Many paper flowers have been hung on the facade for decoration. Two children and a man are standing on the ground watching the two on the ladder. Another sign on the front of the booth reads, "Concepcion Mission Founded in 1731."
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph

[Dutch Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Dutch food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is made to look like a Dutch-style building. It has three serving windows, inside of which booth workers in costume are visible. Lettering across the top of the booth reads, "Dutch Culture" and "Nederland, Texas." Hanging above a serving window, a sign reads, "White milk, chocolate milk, 3 coupons." Three festival visitors are visible in front of the booth.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph

[E. P. Pak Standing at Korean Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of E. P. Pak at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing traditional clothing including a straw hat with a wide brim and a tall crown that is flat on top. He is standing in front of the Korean food booth, holding a sword in a scabbard and posing with a woman working behind the booth. She is wearing a white kimono and holding a red floral fan. Other workers are visible behind the booth. Bamboo shades are hanging in the background.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph

[Posada Procession Arrives at Mission]

Description: Photograph of a posada at the Texas Folklife Festival. A posada is a ceremonial procession representing the search of Mary and Joseph for lodging just before the birth of Christ. The procession has stopped in front of a facade made to look like a mission. A sign on it reads, "Concepcion Mission founded in 1731." The people in the posada are dressed in different costumes: some are dressed in biblical-era clothing, some are dressed as wise men, and one man at the front is wearing a sombrero. Large paper flowers and decorations are hanging on the facade and in the adjacent tree. One person in the crowd is holding up a dome-shaped frame covered in long colorful ribbons and attached to the end of a pole.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph

[Richard Rast Standing Next to Pelts]

Description: Photograph of Richard Rast, of the Texas Fur Bearers, standing next to hanging animal pelts at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing near the center of the photograph, wearing overalls, a blue shirt, and a straw cowboy hat. He has a dark beard with some gray around his chin. To the right of him, several animal pelts are hanging from a rope strung across the booth. Some identification tags are visible, including one that says "red fox."
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph

[Two Men Holding a Sausage]

Description: Photograph of two men at the German Wurstfest booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The men are facing each other talking and holding the same sausage. The man on the right is wearing a dark fedora and white apron. The man on the left is wearing a light-colored polo shirt and jeans. They are standing in front of a backdrop painted to look like a wall with a window.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph

[W. P. Pak at Korean Booth]

Description: Photograph of W. P. Pak at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing traditional clothing including a straw hat with a wide brim and a tall crown that is flat on top. He is standing in front of the Korean food booth, wearing a sword in a scabbard and holding a very long thin pipe. A couple of workers are visible behind the booth. The front of the booth reads, "Korea," and at the top of it signs are advertising some of the food options as well as where to order.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph