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[Glenn A. Myers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Glenn A. Myers, a folk musician from Washington on the Brazos at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, Glenn is seated at a stool with a guitar resting on his lap. He leans into a microphone, wearing a short-sleeved shirt underneath overalls. Several men watch the performance.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Glenn Myers Performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of A. Glenn Myers, a Washington-on-the-Brazos folk musician, performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas in August of 1975. Glenn is playing the guitar while seated, and singing into a microphone. He is wearing a burgundy shirt underneath denim overalls and a harmonica around his neck. Several people watch as he performs.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Gospel Singing]

Description: Photograph of Black Gospel, directed by Amelonee Whitaker and from Nacogdoches, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Two musicians are standing and singing into microphones. In the background, another musician is seated at a piano; a woman is standing by the piano, bending over slightly. A sign that reads, "Gospel Singing," hangs on the wall behind them.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

["Grandma's Workshop" Booth]

Description: Photograph of "Grandma's Workshop" in which Emma Oettinger is displaying her rag dolls, afghans, and quilts at the Texas Folklife Festival. Oettinger, from San Antonio, is on the right side of the photograph, explaining how to make rag dolls to two visitors. To the left, a group of people are looking at the variety of quilts, dolls, pillows, and afghans on display. The booth has a sign overhead in the foreground that displays information about the booth, as well as paper cut-outs of rag dolls. In the background against the wall, a sign that reads "Grandma's Workshop" is hanging above the full display of textiles.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Grassy Hill at the Institute of Texas Cultures]

Description: Photograph of people resting on a grassy hill at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. Men and women line the hillside waiting for a festival performance outside of the Institute of Texas Cultures.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Greek Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Kali Parea Greek folk dancing group performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. In the photograph, six girls are holding hands as they raise their right leg into the air. The girls are dancing on a large stage surrounded by a crowd of festival participants. Each girl is wearing various pieces of traditional Greek dress, including white blouses with loose, draping sleeves, suspenders, embroidered skirts with plaid or floral aprons, dark tights and heavy leather shoes. Translated, Kali Parea means "good crowd" in English.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Greek Food Booth Sponsored by a Greek Orthodox Church]

Description: Slide of people operating a Greek food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth was sponsored by the Greek Funstival by the St. Sophia's Greek Orthodox Church in San Antonio. There are seven people behind the counter and operating the booth. The booth serves Greek dishes such as homemade bread and baklava.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Grete Benedict selling hotdogs]

Description: Photograph of Grete Benedict selling hotdogs for the Danish Society of Texas Booth at the 24th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Benedict wears a white dress, hat, and name tag. She stands next to an open stove.
Date: [1995-08-03..1995-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[The Grobes Serving Sausage at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Grobe family from Fredericksburg, Texas, making German sausage at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man is holding a knife in one hand and a pair of tongs with the other, preparing to slice the sausage. A girl standing to the left of him is giving a piece to a participant. A smoker is visible behind the cooking booth.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Guadalupe De Pena with Cascarones]

Description: Photograph of Guadalupe de Pena at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is holding a basket full of cascarones and multiple piñatas are visible in the background.
Date: [1996-08-01..1996-08-04]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Gulf Coast Scandinavian Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of The Gulf Coast Scandinavian Dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The photograph features a man holding hands with two women, one on each side of him. Both women have one foot raised in the air mid-step as they spin around, wearing tradition Scandinavian dress featuring puffy-sleeved white shirts underneath vests, long skirts, and aprons. The man dancing in the center is also wearing a white shirt with gathered long-sleeves, a double-breasted sleeveless vest, and pants that tie just below the knee. Several other groups of Scandinavian dancers are visible behind the central group, as are festival booths and participants.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Gulf Coast Scandinavian Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of three Gulf Coast Scandinavian Folk Dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the three women are linking elbows and raising their left leg into the air. Each girl is wearing a light-colored blouse with embroidered suspenders and striped skirts. Three women in similar poses are visible behind the group, facing the opposite direction toward the crowd. A canopy of streamers covers the pavilion where the group is dancing.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Gulf Coast Scandinavian Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of two Gulf Coast Scandinavian Folk Dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two young boys appear to be performing a skit. The boy to the left is leaning in towards the other boy with his right arm fully extended toward the other boy's head. The boy to the right is leaving away from his hand. Both children wear unbuttoned vests over long-sleeve white shirts with puffy sleeves, pants that button below the knee, dark-colored socks and leather shoes.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Gulf Coast Scandinavian Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of two Gulf Coast Scandinavian Folk Dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two young boys are standing and facing each other, making faces at one another. The boy to the left places one thumb on his nose while his other 4 fingers are fully extended, and his second hand is directly behind the first. His tongue is stuck out at the other boy, who has his thumbs in his ears and is waving his fingered back and forth. Both of the boys are wearing long-sleeve collared white shirts underneath vests with round buttons, loose-fitting pants that gather at the knee, colored socks, and leather shoes.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Gulf Coast Scandinavian Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of two Gulf Coast Scandinavian Folk Dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man and a woman wearing traditional Scandinavian clothing are facing each other and holding hands. The man is wearing a striped vest over a white long-sleeve shirt with gathered sleeves, knee -length pants, and black socks from the hemline of the pants to his heeled leather shoes. The woman is wearing an embroidered cap and shawl over a similar long-sleeve shirt with gathered sleeves, a long striped skirt and apron, dark-colored hose and heeled leather shoes. The woman is in the process of swinging her left foot forward as the man swings his right foot backward. Other members of the group are visible behind the couple.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Gulf Coast Scandinavian Folk Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Gulf Coast Scandinavian Folk Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the dancers are grouped in rows of three, consisting of a male leader and two female members who place their arms on the shoulders of the member in front of them. The individual groups form a circle on the pavement in front of an audience of fair-goers.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Gwendolyn Quezaire the Storyteller]

Description: Photograph of Gwendolyn Quezaire, a storyteller, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is wearing a microphone and a backdrop with a painted tree is visible in the background.
Date: [1998-08-06..1998-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[H.P. "Beto" Lopez the Ranchero Cook and Singer]

Description: Photograph of Adrian Lopez, Rachero cook and singer, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is holding and guitar in front of two microphones on stands. Two chairs and a background with painted trees are visible in the background.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Item Type: Photograph

[Hal Evans the Saddle Maker]

Description: Photograph of Hal Evans, a saddle maker, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is standing in front of a wall with a painted tree and a banner that says "International Bank of Commerce" is visible in the background.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Handmaid Toy Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a young girl and man in the Children's Toyland and Barnyard section at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is holding a small hammer; the man is holding the toy, which appears to be the beginning of an animal's head. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Hardy C. Lewis Painting at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Hardy C. Lewis painting at the 4th Annual Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, Hardy is working on a painting featuring Indian symbolism. He wears a tall black hat and a long-sleeve checkered shirt. Behind him, several of Hardy's paintings are hung on the wall.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Harry Schneider Drawing Caricatures]

Description: Slide of Joe Bowman, a precision fast draw expert from Houston, Texas, dressed as a cowboy and holding a gun in each hand so as to strike a pose. Harry Schneider is drawing a caricature of Bowman in this position. Behind Bowman is a variety of caricatures clothes pinned on a netting. . This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[Hat Making]

Description: Photograph of a hat-maker steaming a hat at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in front of the steamer and looking over his shoulder at the camera. He is wearing an apron and holding the brim of a hat that has just been steamed. Lots of steam is billowing up from the area. Overhead there is a light and a steam vent, on which is attached a Texas license plate that says "HAT BOX."
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph