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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

[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

[Irene Stephan at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Irene Stephan from McAllen, Texas, demonstrating classical Japanese dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the girl is wearing a traditional kimono with a red and white checkered belt. A crowd of people are watching the dance around the square of concrete.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Representatives of the Dallas Inter-Tribal Council]

Description: Photograph of Representatives of the Dallas Inter-Tribal Council at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. The men and women are standing outside and are wearing traditional Native American dress. A large animal-hide drum reading "Dallas Inter-Tribal Center" is in front of the dancers.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Rev. John J. Socha with Members of the Wendish Choir]

Description: Photograph of Reverend John J. Socha with members of the Wendish Choir at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. Socha is standing at a microphone on an outdoor stage. The Wendish Choir is standing behind him. Socha is wearing blue pants with red and blue stripes on the sides, a white shirt, black vest, and a white hat with a blue feather. The women of the choir are wearing traditional Wendish folk dresses. The men are wearing dark slacks and white shirts.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Rev. John J. Socha with Members of the Wendish Choir]

Description: Photograph of Reverend John J. Socha with members of the Wendish Choir at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. Socha is standing on the right behind a microphone on an outdoor stage. Men from the Wendish Choir are standing to the left behind microphones. Socha is wearing blue pants with red and blue stripes on the sides, a white shirt, black vest, and a white hat with a blue feather. The men of the choir are wearing dark slacks, white shirts, and red bow ties. All are holding pieces of paper.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Ronnie Woodrom of the Woodrome Family Singers]

Description: Photograph of Ronnie Woodrome, of the Woodrome Family Singers, at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. Ronnie is standing on an outdoor stage holding a microphone. He is wearing jean overalls and a multicolored collared shirt. Behind him, a man in a matching shirt and sunglasses is playing the piano. Two other men are playing guitars behind Ronnie. The Woodrome Family Singers are gospel singers.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[San Antonio Czech Choral Group]

Description: Photograph of the San Antonio Czech Choral Group, directed by Don Netek, at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. The members are dressed in traditional Czech folk garb. The women are wearing blue dresses with white aprons, blouses, and headscarves. The men are wearing blue pants and vests and white shirts. They are standing in groups behind microphones on an outdoor stage.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Belgian Mast Game at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of a young girl participating in the Belgian Mast game at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975 in San Antonio, Texas. The photograph features a rough wooden pole planted in the ground and two rough pieces of plywood affixed to the top at different angles. The girl has her arms and legs wrapped around the pole near the top of it. According to the accompanying information, the Belgian Mast game consists of participants climbing a greased pole to ring a bell at the top.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Item Type: Photograph

[Child Sliding Down Berm at Institute of Texas Cultures]

Description: Color photograph of a young girl sliding down the berm at the Institute of Texas Cultures during the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975 in San Antonio, Texas. The girl in the photograph is tumbling out of a cardboard box and down the grass hill. She is wearing a navy shirt, pale blue shorts, and tan leather sandals.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Item Type: Photograph

[Corn Shucking at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of a young girl vigorously turning the handle of an antique corn sheller in Hondo's Corn Shuckin' and Shellin' area at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, the girl is wearing a pink and white flowery swimsuit. The bodies of three women and a man are visible around the girl, although the frame of the photograph crops their faces out of the frame.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Item Type: Photograph

[Jo Ann Andera, Dancer with the San Antonio Ameleb Club]

Description: Photograph of Jo Ann Andera, a dancer and member of the San Antonio Ameleb Club, and an employee of the Institute of Texas Cultures. She is performing in a covered pavilion on a wide, white floor. A covered fabric tent is visible behind her. She is costumed in a bedlah suit (a bra and a sheer skirt) that is heavily trimmed with gold accents. She is dancing with her arms out while her face is mid-exclamation. Audience members are visible in both the foreground and the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Item Type: Photograph

[Jo Ann Andera, San Antonio Ameleb Club Dancer]

Description: Photograph of Jo Ann Andera, a dancer with the San Antonio Ameleb Club dancer and an employee at the Institute of Texan Cultures. Andera is seated on her legs with her arms curled slightly above her, smiling as she bends over backward to face the crowd. She is wearing a traditional bedlah suit; hers is a gold-trimmed top and a sheer, beige skirt. She is also wearing gold bangles on both her wrists. The heads of two audience members are visible in the foreground; the person on the right is pointing at Andera.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Item Type: Photograph

[Lanie Karam, Ameleb Club Dancer]

Description: Photograph of Lanie Karam, a dancer and member of the San Antonio Ameleb Club, performing in a covered pavilion on a wide, white floor. A covered fabric tent is visible behind her. She is costumed in a bedlah suit (a bra and a sheer skirt) that is heavily trimmed with gold accents. Audience members are visible in both the foreground and the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Item Type: Photograph

[Lebanese Dancers Performing at Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of five women performing Lebanese dances at the 1975 Folklife Festival as members of the San Antonio Ameleb Club. They are wearing traditional dancing costumes called bedlahs that consist of gold-trimmed brassieres and sheer, flowing skirts of different colors. Each woman is holding a tambourine above her head.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Item Type: Photograph

[Nadine Mery, Young San Antonio Ameleb Club Dancer]

Description: Photograph of young girl in a gold-trimmed bra and skirt, otherwise known as a bedleh. She is a member of the San Antonio Ameleb Club. She is standing outdoors with her hands on her hips amongst two other young girls and a few women, some of whom are seated.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Item Type: Photograph

[San Antonio Ameleb Club Lebanese Dancers]

Description: Photograph of five women performing Lebanese dances at the 1975 Folklife Festival as members of the San Antonio Ameleb Club. They are wearing traditional dancing costumes called bedlahs that consist of gold-trimmed brassieres and sheer, flowing skirts of different colors. Each woman is holding a tambourine above her head.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Item Type: Photograph

[Visitors Sliding Down Berm at Institute of Texas Cultures]

Description: Color photograph of two children sliding down a grassy hill outside of the Institute of Texas Cultures during the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The photograph features the two boys sitting tandem inside a cardboard box labeled "Lone Star Bakery." The two children are holding onto the sides of the box and lifting one side up, as if trying to steer.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Item Type: Photograph

[Child Sliding Down Berm at Institute of Texas Cultures]

Description: Color photograph of a young girl sliding down the berm at the Institute of Texas Cultures during the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975 in San Antonio, Texas. The girl in the photograph is tumbling out of a cardboard box and down the grass hill. She is wearing a navy shirt, pale blue shorts, and tan leather sandals.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Synder, Chuck
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

[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