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[Luau Performed by Halau Ohana Elikapeka Polynesian Dancers]

Description: Photograph of the Hula Halau Ohana Elikapeka Polynesian dancers performing a luau at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A large stuffed pig is being held up by two male dancers in blue and yellow printed wrap skirts. A white and blue striped tent roof is above their heads held up by two visible tall white beams. Other people, a stage, and equipment are visible in the background.
Date: [1998-08-06..1998-08-09]

[Arathi School of Indian Dance]

Description: Photograph of six member of the Arathi School of Indian dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. These young girls are wearing brightly colored outfits embellished with gold belts and jewelry. The roof of tent and other people are visible in the background.
Date: [1998-08-06..1998-08-09]

[Bruce Montague Lassoing Children]

Description: Photograph of Bruce Montague, roping expert from Bandera, lassoing a group of children at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is on the left, holding the rope with which he has lassoed a group of five young children who are on the right. Montague is wearing a cowboy hat, western shirt, dark pants, and black boots. Several spectators are gathered in the background. A sign posted to a tree says, "Bruce Montague, Roping Expert, Bandera."
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]

[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]

[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]

[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]

[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]

[Tony Fill Fenoglio Posing for Photo]

Description: Photograph of Tony Fill Fenoglio, coordinator of the Montague Texas Italian Bocce Club games, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He has medium-length wavy hair and a gray goatee. He is wearing sunglasses, a Texas Folklife Festival t-shirt, a red bandana tied around his neck, and a denim cap with no brim. The cap is covered with badges and patches, one of which says, "Texas-Italian Bocce Club." A patch on his shirt says, "Hello! I'm Fenoglio."
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]

[Portrait of Cowboy Jesse Jones]

Description: Photograph of Jesse Jones, a cowboy featured in the "Cryin' for Daylight" photograph exhibit in ITC Gallery at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a light-colored cowboy hat, a long-sleeved button-up western shirt and a name badge. He is standing in front of a wood-paneled wall.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Portrait of Cowboy Nathaniel Youngblood]

Description: Photograph of Nathaniel Youngblood, a cowboy featured in the "Cryin' for Daylight" photograph exhibit in ITC Gallery at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a light-colored cowboy hat, a plaid western shirt, suspenders, a bandana, and a name badge. His shirt pockets are filled with personal belongings. Behind him a wood-paneled wall is visible.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Portrait of Cowboy K.J. Oliver]

Description: Photograph of K.J. Oliver, a cowboy featured in the "Cryin' for Daylight" photograph exhibit in ITC Gallery at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a light-colored cowboy hat, a long-sleeved button-up western shirt, a bolo tie, black-framed glasses, and a name badge. He is standing in front of a wood-paneled wall.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[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]

[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]

[The Now Singers Performing]

Description: Photograph of The Now Singers performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are four members visible, one man and three women, all standing next to each other and singing into their own microphone. The man is on the left wearing a white shirt and jeans, singing with his eyes closed. The woman to the right of him is wearing a floral jumpsuit. The two other women are wearing blouses and cropped pants. Behind them is a banner that says, "The Now Singers," and has an image of a cross. A canopy of greenery is hanging overhead.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]

[Bruce Montague Doing Roping Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Bruce Montague, roping expert from Bandera, doing a roping demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is on the left, swinging his lasso around as he gets ready to lasso a group of children standing on the right. Montague is wearing a cowboy hat, western shirt, dark pants, and black boots. Several spectators are gathered in the background. A sign posted to a tree says, "Bruce Montague, Roping Expert, Bandera."
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]

[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]

[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]

[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]