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[4-H Clubs of Medina County Sponsored Corn Crib]

Description: 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.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[29 Club Members Performing]

Description: 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.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[29 Club Members Singing and Dancing]

Description: 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.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[1st Texas Battalion Drum and Fife Corp]

Description: 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.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Item Type: Photograph

[20th Annual Opening Ceremony]

Description: 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.
Date: August 1, 1991
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[4th U.S. Memorial Cavalry Regiment Dance]

Description: 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.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Accordion Player in Joe Simon Cajun Band]

Description: 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.
Date: [1994-08-04..1994-08-07]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Accordionist for Round Top Brass Band]

Description: 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.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Accordionist for Wurstfest Opa Band]

Description: 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.
Date: [1994-08-04..1994-08-07]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Accordionist with Round Top Brass Band]

Description: 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.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Ace Reid on Storytelling Stage]

Description: 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.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Ace Reid on Storytelling Stage]

Description: 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.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Adobe Making Demonstration]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Adobe Making Demonstration]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Adobe Making Demonstration]

Description: 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.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: 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.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of the Institute of Texan Cultures]

Description: 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.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of the Institute of Texas Cultures]

Description: 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.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of the Opening Ceremonies]

Description: 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.
Date: August 6, 1981
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: 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.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[African American Food Booth Serving Soul Food]

Description: 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.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Item Type: Photograph

[African-American Singer Performs Onstage with Pianist]

Description: 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.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[African-American Singer Performs with Pianist]

Description: 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.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph