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[4-H Clubs of Medina County Sponsored Corn Crib]
Slide of 4-H Clubs of Medina County sponsored a corn crib, which was used to dry and store corn. On the left is a crowd of people facing three people in the background. On the left is a girl sitting on a structure built with logs. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
[29 Club Members Performing]
Photograph of 29 Club members, representing Fox Hunt Follies festival in Center, Texas, performing songs and dances of the 1920s at the Texas Folklife Festival. The performance is at night on an outdoor stage; the photograph is taken from out in the audience. Men and women are dressed colorful costumes. Most of the women are wearing solid, brightly-colored dresses with bloomers that cover the knee. Each woman has a white shoulder sash. The men are wearing suits and 1920's style bowler or skimmer hats. One man is dressed in 1920's striped swimwear and playing a guitar.
[29 Club Members Singing and Dancing]
Photograph of 29 Club members, representing Fox Hunt Follies festival in Center, Texas, performing songs and dances of the 1920's at the Texas Folklife Festival. The performance is at night on an outdoor stage; the photograph is taken from out in the audience. Men and women are dressed colorful costumes. Most of the women are wearing solid, brightly-colored, dresses with bloomers that cover the knee. Each woman has a white shoulder sash. Two men are in suits and are wearing 1920's style bowler hats. Two other men are wearing shorts and polo shirts with 1920's style skimmer hats. Many of the performers are making some gesture with their arms, either raised, out in front, or gesturing toward the audience.
[1st Texas Battalion Drum and Fife Corp]
Photograph of the 1st Texas Battalion Drum and Fife Corp. performing at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The two rows of Corps members wear white shirts, red suspenders, and black pants and a black hats. Members of the audience watch the performance around the open, grassy area.
[20th Annual Opening Ceremony]
Photograph of festival director Jo Ann Andera with former directors Claudia Ball and O. T. Baker at the opening ceremony of the 20th annual Texas Folklife Festival. Festival directors are lined up in front, backed by clusters of colorful balloons. On the left, a man is playing a large drum next to a man who is playing an accordion.
[4th U.S. Memorial Cavalry Regiment Dance]
Photograph of the 4th U.S. Memorial Cavalry Regiment Dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, members of the regiments are dancing with their partners on a grassy area outside of a brick building decorated with American flag bunting.
[4th U.S. Memorial Cavalry Regiment Dance at the Texas Folklife Festival]
Photograph of the 4th U.S. Memorial Cavalry Regiment Dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, members of the regiments are dancing with their partners on a grassy area outside of a brick building decorated with American flag bunting.
[Accordion Player in Joe Simon Cajun Band]
Photograph of an accordion player performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The accordion player, who is affiliated with the Joe Simon Cajun band, wears a white dress shirt, jeans, and a cowboy hat. Another band member is somewhat visible in the background.
[Accordionist for Round Top Brass Band]
Photograph of a male accordionist performing with the Round Top Brass Band at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He has a handlebar mustache and is smiling as he plays his black and white accordion. He is wearing a brown corduroy visor and a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up.
[Accordionist for Wurstfest Opa Band]
Photograph of the Wurstfest Opa Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the band's accordionist is seated as she plays. She wears a check patterned dress, white blouse, and glasses.
[Accordionist with Round Top Brass Band]
Photograph of a male accordionist performing with the Round Top Brass Band at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He has a mustache and is playing a black and white accordion. He is wearing a brown corduroy visor and a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up. A tuba player is visible behind him on the right.
[Ace Reid on Storytelling Stage]
Photograph of Ace Reid, cartoonist and humorist from Kerrville, on the storytelling stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cowboy hat, aviator sunglasses, and a plaid shirt, he is speaking into a microphone which he is holding.
[Ace Reid on Storytelling Stage]
Photograph of Ace Reid, cartoonist and humorist from Kerrville, on the storytelling stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cowboy hat, aviator sunglasses, and a plaid shirt, he is speaking into a microphone which he is holding. Behind him a rocking chair and a small hay bale is visible.
[Adobe Making Demonstration]
Photograph of Bill Corkery demonstrating how to make adobe at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bill leans over the pit of adobe, raking the mixture as festival participants watch.
[Adobe Making Demonstration]
Photograph of Bill Corkery demonstrating how to make adobe at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bill leans over a wooden trough as he pours water into the individual sections. Several festival stand behind Bill, watching the demonstration.
[Adobe Making Demonstration]
Photograph of Bill Corkery demonstrating how to make adobe at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bill leans over the wooden trough, shoveling an unknown substance into the individual sections. A festival participant stands behind Bill, watching the demonstration.
[Aerial View of Texas Folklife Festival]
Aerial photograph of the Institute of Texas Cultures and surrounding area during the Texas Folklife Festival. The Institute building is in the center. Its surrounding lawn is speckled with festival visitors. The outer rim of the property contains a majority of the booths which are recognizable from above by the rainbow canopies that are covering them. The area is bordered by two roads and a highway.
[Aerial View of the Institute of Texan Cultures]
Aerial photograph of the Institute of Texas Cultures building during the Texas Folklife Festival. The Institute building is at the top of the photo. Its surrounding lawn is speckled with festival visitors. The left side of the property contains a group of booths which are recognizable from above by the rainbow canopies that are covering them. A group of flagpoles at the entrance to the building are visible near the bottom of the photo.
[Aerial View of the Institute of Texas Cultures]
Photograph of an aerial view of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the Institute of Texas Cultures dominates the scene. The building is surrounded by festival booths and vehicles. Brightly-colored flags decorate the main thoroughfare as festival participants explore the festival.
[Aerial View of the Opening Ceremonies]
Photograph taken from the roof of the Institute of Texan Cultures building during the Texas Folklife Festival opening ceremonies in San Antonio, Texas. In the foreground is a walkway leading from the building to the rest of the festival grounds. In the background is a group of flag poles. The area is filled with people walking around.
[Aerial View of the Texas Folklife Festival]
Photograph of an aerial view of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the main thoroughfare is visible between two grassy areas. Festival participants walk the thoroughfare and explore the dozens of booths representing various cultures. The photograph was taken from the roof of the Institute of Texas Cultures building.
[African American Food Booth Serving Soul Food]
Slide of people operating an African American soul food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are three people behind a counter that has various warming trays filled with food. There is a woman in front waiting for her food to be served.
[African-American Singer Performs Onstage with Pianist]
Photograph of Amenolee Whitaker, African-American singer from Stephen F. Austin University, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a summer dress with a quilt pattern and white sandals, performing onstage with a pianist. She stands behind a microphone stand to the right of the seated piano player who is facing away from the audience and wearing a green dress. In the background, a beige curtain and colored streamers are hanging.
[African-American Singer Performs with Pianist]
Photograph of Amenolee Whitaker, African-American singer from Stephen F. Austin University, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a summer dress with a quilt pattern, performing outdoors during the day on a grassy field. She is standing behind a microphone stand to the right of a seated piano player who also has a microphone set up. The Institute of Texan Cultures visible in the distant background as well as the base of the Tower of the Americas.
[African-American "Soul Food" Booth]
Black and white photograph of two women preparing soul food at the African-American heritage booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are both wearing plastic gloves on their hands. Paper streamers hung from above are on either side of them.
[Agnes and Ervin Comeaux]
Color photograph of a woman and a man, identified as Agnes and Ervin Comeaux, standing together at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a red blouse, a full, striped skirt and a white hat. She is holding a parasol over her shoulder. Next to her, Ervin is wearing a button-up shirt, a white fringed vest, and a red beret. They are members of the Golden Triangle Cajun Club.
[Agnes Comeaux with Parasol]
Color photograph of Agnes Comeaux, a member of the Golden Triangle Cajun Club and a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is dressed in red and white attire, including a matching parasol, hat, and sunglasses.
[Agrifood Masters-Classroom Cow]
Photograph of the Agrifood Masters-classroom cow at the 24th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The cow stands in a pen. Several children watch the cow from outside of the pen.
[Aguas Frescas Booth]
Photograph of a woman serving aguas frescas at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman is wearing a large sombrero with the word "Mexico" embroidered across the brim in red thread as she stirs a large container of fruit juice. The drink booth is sponsored by the Mexican-American Business and Professional Women's Organization.
[Aguas Frescas Booth]
Photograph of a woman serving aguas frescas at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The women wears a large sombrero and a blue shirt. She stirs a large container of aguas frescas, a flavored fruit drink, with a long ladle. The booth is sponsored by the Mexican-American Business and Professional Women.
[Aguas Frescas Booth]
Photograph of a woman serving aguas frescas at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She wears a red shirt, silver earrings, and a red bow in her hair as she serves up lime aguas frescas in a plastic booth. The drink sales sponsors the Mexican American Business & Professional Women's Club booth.
[Aguas Frescas in the Mexican Market]
Photograph of a man serving Aguas Frescas in the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man wears a large sombrero, a denim shirt with decorated with pins and medals, and a black bow tie. He pours a ladle full of green juice into a clear plastic cup for a festival participant.
[Alabama-Coushatta Basket Display]
Photograph of the Alabama-Coushatta baskets being displayed in Indian Village at the Texas Folklife Festival. On a table in the foreground are a variety of tan baskets. Some are small and some large, but all are woven. On the other side of the table, women and children are surveying the baskets. In the center, a woman with large red sunglasses is looking at the display.
[Alabama-Coushatta Beadwork]
Photograph of a woman creating a beaded headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman, a member of the Alabama Coushatta tribe, spreads out the large headdress decorated with feathers and beads.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Costumes]
Photograph of members of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe preparing costumes for a dance demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a small boy wears traditional Native-American dance regalia as a woman leans over his fur boot, attaching bells to his costume.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Demonstration]
Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear traditional Native American clothing consisting of feather headdresses, beaded headbands, skirts with long fringe, and white moccasins.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Demonstration]
Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear traditional Native American clothing consisting of feather headdresses, beaded headbands, skirts with long fringe, and white moccasins. They perform on a grey stage in front of a large audience of festival participants.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Demonstration]
Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two boys stand together on stage, wearing traditional Native-American dress including beaded earrings, headdresses, and necklaces.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Demonstration]
Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man wears a beaded and feathered headdress with a red mantle covered with yellow fringe and a white bandanna. His face is painted with white and yellow paint.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Demonstration]
Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a boy stands on stage wearing traditional Native-American dress, including a feathered headdress and beaded necklaces.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]
Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a boy wears an intricate costume consisting of a feather headdress, beaded headband, tasseled belt, and fur boots with bells attached. He holds sticks with suede tassels attached as he dances for festival participants.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]
Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two young dancers in full Alabama-Coushatta regalia perform for a crowd of festival participants. The dancers wear large feather headdresses, beaded belts, and fur boots as they dance.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]
Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancer's face is painted black and green. He wears a beaded headband, breast plate, and belt. His suede moccasins are beaded and wrapped in fur. He swings a red cord around his head and body, performing a dance for festival participants.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]
Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancer's face is painted black and green. He wears a beaded headband, breast plate, and belt as he raises an object constructed of red tubing above his head.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]
Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer at the 20th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the young dancer wears traditional Native American clothing such as a feather headdress, a beaded headband, and white moccasins.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Regalia]
Photograph of women preparing Alabama-Coushatta Indian dance regalia at the Texas Folklife Festival. The women sew red and purple feathers onto large headresses. One woman sits in the grass weaving string in and out of a cardboard circle, while another sits in a chair working on a yellow and green headdress.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]
Color photograph of a young man dressed in Alabama-Coushatta tribal embellishments. He is participating as a dancer representing the Alabama-Coushatta tribe of Texas, performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a beaded headband, a beaded stole, and a beaded necklace. Secured by a tie at his chin, his headdress protrudes from behind him; it is made of feathers in various colors.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]
Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancer's face is painted black and green. He wears a beaded headband, breast plate, and belt. His suede moccasins are beaded and wrapped in fur. He swings a red cord around his head, performing a dance for festival participants.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]
Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a boy stands on stage wearing traditional Native-American dress, including a feathered headdress and beaded necklaces.
[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]
Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancer's face is painted black and green. He wears a beaded headband, breast plate, and belt. His suede moccasins are beaded and wrapped in fur. He swings a red cord around his head and body, performing a dance for festival participants.