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[Arm Wrestling at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of two men arm wrestling at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The photograph features the two men seated at a table engaged in wrestling. Many people crowd closely around the match. The event is sponsored by the Bexar County Cowards Club.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Attendees at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a young girl sitting on a hillside at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the girl is sitting on the hillside with a Coca-Cola cup in her hands. She is wearing a t-shirt with three mushrooms embroidered on the front, and pants with a floral design in the fabric. A woman and a laughing girl are visible behind her on the left, and a boy is just visible on the right. The United States and Texas Flag are visible at the top of the hill.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Austin Polish Folk Dance Performance at the Texas Folklife Festival - August 1975]

Description: Photograph of Victor Barczynski and Genny Kosub Kraus, Krakowiak Dancers from San Antonio performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. Genny stands in front of the Victor with her arms outstretched, while Victor stands behind her, guiding the dance. Both dancers are dressed in traditional Polish costume. A crowd of civilians watches the dance underneath a roped awning.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Austin Polish Folk Dancers and Krakowiak Dancers from San Antonio at the Texas Folklife Festival - August 1975]

Description: Photograph of Austin Polish Folk Dancers and Krakowiak Dancers from San Antonio holding hands in a circle underneath a mesh canopy made of streaming ribbons. The dancers are dressed in brightly colored traditional Polish clothing. A crowd of onlookers surround the dance troupe as they perform at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Austin Polish Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Austin Polish folk dancers holding hands in a circle underneath a mesh canopy made of streaming ribbons. The dancers are dressed in brightly colored traditional Czech clothing. A crowd of onlookers surround the dance troupe as they perform at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bagpiper at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a bagpiper from the Alamo City Highlanders performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man in the photograph is wearing a short-sleeve, buttoned shirt with the band's insignia embroidered on his sleeve.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bagpiper Jack Brown at 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of bagpiper Jack Brown at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. The bagpiper is wearing a traditional Irish kilt as he plays the bagpipes on a concrete stage. Three young boys dressed as Irish leprechauns are walking behind Jack. Several trees and some foliage is visible behind the group.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio Flamenco dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of members of Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio,waiting to dance Flamenco at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two girls and a boy are wearing traditional Spanish clothing consisting of high-waisted black pants and long-sleeve shirts with large ruffles across the chest. Each dancer wears a small hat on his heads and flowers tucked behind his ears.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Balloons Released at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a large mass of multicolored balloons being released from the entrance bridge at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival opening ceremony. They block the view of a tall, narrow structure that is partially visible in the background. A crowd of people are seated along the side of the entrance boulevard. A child wearing a jersey with the number 60 on the back stands in the foreground, watching the balloons go up. A few people in the background are also standing and watching the balloons.
Date: August 7, 1975
Item Type: Photograph

[The Band Hickory at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the band Hickory performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two men and a woman are standing on a stage singing into microphones. The man to the left is playing an electric guitar, while the man on the right is playing an acoustic guitar. Both men wear hats, jeans, and matching shirts. The woman in the center is wearing a long, white dress and holding a tambourine.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bayanihan Dancer at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a member of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The performer is kneeling while holding an opened fan in each hand while wearing a long dress with gemstones sewn to the sleeves and hemline. She wears long earrings and a tasseled covering on her head.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bayanihan Dancer Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a member of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers performing the Singkil dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the man is holding an oblong item in his hands, and wearing a richly embroidered jacket and hat. Female members of the dance group are visible behind him.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bayanihan Dancer Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of two members of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers performing a Filipino village dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man and a woman are holding hands as they perform. The woman is wearing a white shirt with a large ruffled bodice and a black skirt with white floral embroidery. The man is wearing a white, long-sleeve shirt with flowers embroidered down the chest with black pants.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bayanihan Dancer Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a member of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the dancer is sliding across the floor on his stomach. His hands push against the floor to support his upper body. He is wearing an unbuttoned white shirt with a bandanna tied around his neck. Other members of the dance team are in various positions behind him.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bayanihan Dancer Performing the Candle Dance at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of members of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers performing the candle dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Four girls are walking towards the left side of the stage as they balance a handle in each hand and one on top of their heads. The girls are wearing floor-length floral dresses with long sashes draped across one shoulder and secured around their waists.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bayanihan Dancer Performing the Candle Dance at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a member of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers performing the candle dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A woman lies on her stomach, supporting her upper body with her shoulders as she balances a candle on her head. Other members of the dance group are lying on their stomachs behind her.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bayanihan Dancer Performing the Candle Dance at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a member of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers performing the candle dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A woman lies on her stomach, supporting her upper body with her shoulders as she balances a candle on her head. Other members of the dance group are lying on their stomachs behind her.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bayanihan Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of members of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The photograph features a woman wearing a decorative dress with a floor-length shawl embroidered with floral patterns made of sequins and gemstones. The woman holds an umbrella high above her head. Various dancers stand around her; the women holding umbrellas and the men holding staffs.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bayanihan Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of members of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The photograph features a women wearing decorative dresses with a floor-length shawl embroidered with floral patterns of sequins and gemstones .One woman faces away from the camera holding an umbrella. Another woman faces the camera with her arm extended, holding a large fan. Another woman kneels in front them with her head inclined toward the ground.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bayanihan Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a member of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The performer is a clapper, meaning he holds the ends of bamboo poles in which the dancers move in and out. The boy wears a fabric wrap around his head with a sequined sleeveless shirt.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Belgian Bowling at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of participants playing Rolle Bolle, also known as Belgian bowling, at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a man is rolling a circular stone down a wooden plank. Many people watch the game from behind the man.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Belgian Bowling at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of participants playing Belgian bowling (also known as Rolle Bolle) at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, several children hold heavy balls in each hand. A third child rolls one down a wooden plank while several other children and adults watch him. Booths and other activity stations are visible in the grass behind the games.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Belgian Kuipen Stecken at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of participants playing Belgian Kiupen Stecken, also known as Belgian Shower Bath, at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, two boys are standing on either side of a triangular wooden box with an open top. The box is strung in the air between two thick wooden beams. Each boy carries a long stick they are using to knock the box upside down.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph