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[The Divine Music Makers]
Photograph of the Devine Music Makers performing at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the Devine Music Makers perform on a stage surrounded by festival-participants. The backdrop of the stage is painted to look like the front of a barn.
[Trinidad and Tobago Fish Costume]
Photograph of a woman wearing a Trinidad and Tobago Carnival costume at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The elaborate costume consists of three fish enclosing the woman's head and arms. The fish are made of a heavy cord woven in and out of metal caging.
[Czech Folk Dancers of the West]
Photograph of the Czech Dancers of the West performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The men and women wear traditional Czech clothing as they perform in front of a large audience. The men stand in a tight circle, supporting the female dancers in their arms as they spin.
[Czech Folk Dancers of the West Performance]
Photograph of the Czech Dancers of the West performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Male and female couples twirl around a wooden stage wearing traditional Czech clothing. A large audience watches the performance from below the raised stage.
[Carnival Parade at the Texas Folklife Festival]
Photograph of Trinidad and Tobago Carnival Celebration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two women and a man stand in the center of the street wearing elaborate seashell costumes strapped to their heads and neck. Crowds of festival participants watch the parade from both sides of the street.
Czech Folk Dancers of the West
Photograph of the Czech Dancers of the West performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Male and female couples twirl around a wooden stage wearing traditional Czech clothing. A large audience watches the performance from below the raised stage.
[Texas Southern University Step-Dance]
Photograph of the Texas Southern University step-dance team, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The four men, wearing shirt-sleeved shirts with Greek letter patches sewn onto the front, perform on a stage in front of a large audience.
[Trinidad and Tobago Carnival Performance]
Photograph of the Trinidad and Tobago Carnival performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A large banner reading "Trinidad and Tobago present to you the Carnival Sea Fantasy, costumes made and designed by Henry Thompson, D.J. Tall Boy." A woman carrying a large costume stands in front of the sign.
[Vicki Fowler and Friends Performance]
Photograph of Vicki Fowler and Friends performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Vicki stands on a raised stage, wearing a long dress and sandals as she sings into a microphone. Her four band members stand in a semicircle around her, playing the acoustic and electric guitars, and the trumpet.
[Trinidad and Tobago Carnival Parade]
Photograph of a woman wearing a Trinidad and Tobago Carnival costume during the Carnival parade at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman stands in the center of a large metal fish on rolling wheels. A man stands behind her in the procession, carrying a large leaf shape strapped to his back. A crowd of festival participants line the street, watching the parade.
[Alamo Poultry Club]
Photograph of the Alamo Poultry Club at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two men are standing behind a row of cages containing several different kinds of poultry. The names of the animals are listed on the tops of their cages.
[Polish Food Booth]
Photograph of the Polish food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man and a woman lean out of open windows of a booth decorated with painted flowers and vines. A sign reading "Polish Village" was attached to the top of the booth.
[Grist Mill at the Texas Folklife Festival]
Photograph of man operating a gristmill at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man pours grain into the top of the gristmill so that it can be refined into flour. Festival participants watch the demonstration from the grassy area around the gristmill.
[Texas SouthernUniversity Step-Dance Team Performance]
Photograph of the Texas Southern University step-dance team, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The three men, wearing shirt-sleeved shirts with Greek letter patches sewn onto the front, perform on a stage in front of a large audience.
[Sam Richardson, Master of Ceremonies]
Photograph of Sam Richardson at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Sam, the master of ceremonies for the festival, stands on an indoor stage wearing a long sleeve white shirt with denim jeans, a light-colored fedora, and a leather belt. He speaks into a microphone in front of a large audience of festival participants.
[Texas SouthernUniversity Step-Dance Team]
Photograph of the Texas Southern University step-dance team, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dance team wears shirts with Greek letters sewn onto the left side, shorts, and athletic shoes. The group performs on a stage in front of a large audience of festival-participants.
[Mexican Paper Flower Making]
Photograph of Carmen Ortiz demonstrating Mexican paper flower making at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Carmen sits on a stool in front of a crowd of children. She holds a piece of tissue in her hands as she speaks into a microphone. The children sit on the floor in front of her, following her directions in order to make a paper flower.
[Beverly Houston & Breezin']
Photograph of the Beverly Houston & Breezin' performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band, consisting of two women and five men, performs on a stage wearing jeans and short-sleeved shirts. A Confederate flag hangs against the backdrop of the stage.
[Texas Indian Heritage Society]
Photograph of Texas Indian Heritage Society at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two men and a young girl play various musical instruments, dressed in traditional Native American clothing.
[Polish Needlework and Craft Booth]
Photograph of the Polish needlework and craft booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the booth is decorated with two wooden models dressed in traditional Polish clothing. A woman leans over a shelf holding various Polish historical items, wearing a sleeveless shirt and white shorts.
[Norma Clark Demonstrating Blacksmithing]
Photograph of Norma Clark at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Norma demonstrates a blacksmithing technique to festival participants. She wears a plaid shirt, dark pants and suspenders.
[The Duckens Family Singers]
Photograph of the Duckens Family Singers performing at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band performs on a raised blue stage underneath a canopy made of vines and flowers. The women wear brightly-colored dresses as they sing into shared microphones.
[Spinning Wheel Demonstration]
Photograph of Martha Atkins demonstrating wheel spinning at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Martha sits on a bench to the left of a festival participant, showing her how to create thread from sheep's wool.
[Dansul Tejas Performance]
Photograph of the dance group Dansul Tejas performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The group consists of men and woman wearing traditionally Czech clothing. Two men hold hands as they jump forward, while four women stand behind them, also holding hands and performing the same action. A multicolored backdrop decorates the stage.
[Jean Schnitz Playing the Hammer Dulcimer]
Photograph of Jean Schnitz playing her grandmother's hammer dulcimer at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jean sings into a microphone as she plays the musical instrument, wearing a white dress and a straw hat. A blue backdrop painted with clouds, a rainbow, and a blue canopy decorate the stage.
[Dansul Tejas]
Photograph of the dance group Dansul Tejas performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The women, standing in two rows of three, wear red, black, and yellow dresses with intricate detail, white head wraps, and leather sandals.
[Ukrainian Dancers of Dallas]
Photograph of the Ukrainian Dancers of Dallas performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The male dancers are wearing matching uniforms consisting of long sleeve white shirts with detailed embroidery down the front, black sashes with yellow trim, and shiny red pants, and straw cowboy hats. The women wear white shirts with similar embroidery, tucked into red calico skirts, grey aprons, red boots, and red leather boots. The dancers perform on a grey stage with a blue backdrop.
[Sheep-Sheering Demonstration]
Photograph of Perfecto Cervantes shearing a sheep at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Perfecto holds the sheep still with one hand as he uses an electric razor with the other hand. A crowd of festival participants watch Perfecto shear the sheep.
[Ukrainian Dancers of Dallas]
Photograph of the Ukrainian Dancers of Dallas performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The male dancers are wearing matching uniforms consisting of long sleeve white shirts with detailed embroidery down the front, black sashes with yellow trim, and shiny red pants, and straw cowboy hats. The women wear white shirts with similar embroidery, tucked into red calico skirts, grey aprons, red boots, and red leather boots. The dancers perform on a grey stage with a blue backdrop.
[Paul Standefer Making Treenware]
Photograph of Paul Standefer making treenware at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Paul stands behind a table covered in tools, wood, and wood shavings. Festival participants watch the demonstration from around the booth.
[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.
[Voices of the Mainland]
Photograph of the Voices of the Mainland performing at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Dole Bryant, to the left of the photograph, sings into a microphone next to his other band members, all wearing yellow shirts with blue text.
[Middle Eastern Belly Dancer]
Photograph of a Middle Eastern Dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the woman is wearing an elaborately beaded top with a blue and silver skirt. She is barefoot as she dances on a gray stage, wearing a gold cuff on her upper arm, and many blue beaded bracelets.
[Expresiones Argentinas]
Photograph of Expresiones Argentinas, a percussion group, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man wearing a blue poncho with yellow and orange embroidery supports a drum strapped across his chest. He plays the drum on a grey stage underneath a blue canopy.
[Opening Ceremony of the Texas Folklife Festival]
Photograph of the opening ceremony of the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man is standing in the middle of a large crowd of people, holding a pair of scissors and a blue ribbon in his hand. People in the crowd behind him are raising umbrellas in the air and clapping.
[The Woodromes]
Photograph of the Woodromes performing at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The family band is performing on a blue stage with a vine covered canopy. Two women and two men stand behind microphones, singing to the audience. The man on the far left plays the electric guitar.
[Expresiones Argentinas Holding Texas Folklife Festival Cake]
Photograph of Expresiones Argentinas performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Four dancers wearing floral dancers are holding a large cake among the four of them with the number "15" in glittered numbers on top of the cake.
[O. T. Baker Preparing the Smokehouse]
Photograph of O. T. Baker preparing food to be smoked at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. O. T. stands behind a wooden table covered in ingredients like cacti, onions and potatoes. He wears a cowboy hat, a white shirt with a floral design, and a long necklace made of red beads and animal teeth.
[Felipe de Jesus Garza Performance]
Photograph of Felipe de Jesus Garza performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Felipe wears a large sombrero with gold trim, a khaki jacket with red trim, red pants, and a red and white polka-dotted tie. He performs on a grey stage with a blue canopy in front of a large crowd of festival participants.
[Fiesta City Chorus]
Photograph of Sally Whiskemann directing the Fiesta City Chorus, a chapter of the Sweet Adelines International, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Sally wears a white dress with a multicolored belt. The women in the chorus wear blue and pink dresses as they sing on a wide row of steps.
[Portrait of Alta Niebuhr]
Photograph of Alta Niebuhr at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Alta, an herbalist, stands among various plants, wearing a red calico dress underneath a white apron.
[Member of the Slippers Zoddico Band]
Photograph of a member of the Slippers Zoddico Band, performing at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man wears a grey hat with a black ribbon, a white collared shirt, and grey pants. he plays a teal electric guitar.
[Pinata-Making Demonstration]
Photograph of Guadalupe de Pena making a pinata at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Guadalupe holds a blue pinata towards the crowd of festival participants. She wears a white dress with colored flowers embroidered across the bodice.
[Cajun Gumbo Cooking]
Photograph of Irvin Boudreaux and Melvin Breaux preparing Cajun gumbo at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The two men wearing red shirts are standing behind a large metal drum filled with gumbo. The man to the left is stirring the gumbo with a long wooden stick. Various festival booths with brightly colored canopies are visible in the background.
[Alcide Donatto of the Slippers Zoddico Band]
Photograph of Alcide Donatto, a member of the Slippers Zoddico Band, performing at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Alcide plays the electric accordion as he sings into a microphone. He wears a black hat and a black collared shirt with sheer insets across the chest. Colorful canopies decorate the booths behind the stage.
[St. Alphonsus Church Food Booth]
Photograph of the St. Alphonsus Church food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man is cutting fajita meat and preparing ingredients for the grill. He wears a red hat, a navy shirt, and denim jeans.
[The Slippers Zoddico Band]
Photograph of the Slippers Zoddico Band performing at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band, playing zydeco music, performs on a stage with a brightly colored backdrop. The Slippers Zoddico Band is from Houston's Frenchtown area.
[Member of the Slippers Zoddico Band]
Photograph of a member of the Slippers Zoddico Band, performing at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man wears a tan hat with a black ribbon, a blue collared shirt, and khaki pants. He plays a musical instrument strapped to his chest with a small metal stick.
[Okra Demonstration]
Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Galliens preparing okra at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Mr. and Mrs. Galliens are wearing white aprons as they serve okra to festival participants. The demonstration was performed in the Houston African-American Communities Area at the festival.
[Fire-Making Demonstration]
Photograph of a fire-making demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man is resting on his knees, leaning over a pile of kindling and instructing a young girl on how to start a fire. Festival participants watch the demonstration, standing and sitting around the grassy area.