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[Laredo Bayanihan Dancers Performing the Binasuan Dance]

Description: Photograph of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers, from St. Augustin School, at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are all male and are performing the Binasuan (or glass) dance on an outdoor stage. The dancers are dressed in white long-sleeved shirts, colored pants, and multicolored scarves. They are barefoot and balancing glasses on their heads in various positions. Spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers from the Dallas Czech Folk Dance Club, performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The photograph consists of four couples dressed in traditional Czech clothing. Each women stands in front of her dance partner, holding a cloth in each hand that her partner also holds. A large crowd surrounds the dancers.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancer at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers from the Dallas Czech Folk Dance Club, performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The photograph consists of two men and two women facing the camera with their hands on their hips. The dancers are dressed in traditional Czech costume: the women are wearing white blouses underneath black vests and colorful skirts. The men are also wearing white blouses and dark pants. A large crowd watches as the dance continues.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Polish Dragon at 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a several people dressed in a dragon costume surrounded by other fair goers at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975.. One man makes up the long next, head, and front legs of the dragon. Another woman is visible behind the man, supporting the back of the dragon. A woman, Valerie Grace, is walking to the right of the dragon wearing a traditional Polish costume.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Irish Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the E.I.R.E. dancers from Houston, Texas, performing Irish folk dances for the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The dancers consist of four couples performing a dance on a stage. A large crowd is watching from the lawn as the dancers spin around. The women are wearing matching white sleeveless dresses with heavy embroidery around the neck. The men are wearing traditional Irish costume of white blouses and golden kilts with green cummerbunds.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Tonya Zwan Performing Lebanese Folk Dance]

Description: Photograph of Tanya Zwan at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. She is demonstrating a Lebanese folk dance and wearing a black and white outfit with silver embellishments. She is using gold finger cymbals and performing on an outdoor stage. People are visible in the background. Tanya Zwan is from Tyler, Texas.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Youth Singing Alliance of San Antonio]

Description: Photograph of the Youth Singing Alliance of San Antonio at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. The group is on a wooden stage outside. In the foreground, a woman is playing the piano. Behind the piano, two men and three women are lined up, standing behind microphones. In the background, a man is playing the tambourine.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Children's Toyland and Barnyard]

Description: Photograph of the Children's Toyland and Barnyard at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. There is a large wooden tent-like structure through which a young girl is running. Hay covers the ground. Several other children are playing in the area. A man is standing in the foreground looking at the children.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Laredo Bayanihan Dancers Performing Tinikling]

Description: Photograph of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers, from St. Augustin School, at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are performing Tinikling on an outdoor stage. The male dancers are dressed in white shirts with colored pants and multicolored scarves. The female dancers are either wearing white blouses with plaid skirts and headscarves or green blouses and multicolored skirts. Some dancers are jumping over green bamboo poles on the ground while others sit on the ground holding the poles in place. Spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Participants Serving Bigos at Texas Folklife Festival ]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival serving Bigos (Hunter's stew) at a Polish food booth. The couple is dressed in traditional Polish clothing. The woman is holding a pan and a ladle of food while the man stands over a large pot. Colorful booths are visible in the background behind the couple.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Los Conquistadores Musical Group at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Los Conquistadores, a musical group performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival on August 7th, 1975. The group features many band members playing a variety of instruments including the accordion, trumpet, saxophone, drums, and trumpet. The men are all dressed in matching costumes, including white shirts, brown shorts, ties and suspenders. The accompanying says that Jose Morantes is the director of the group.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Luckenbach Hunior High School Oompah Band at Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of several members of the Luckenbach Junior High School Oompah Band, performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. Five member of the band are visible in the photograph, all wearing their red band jackets, caps, and denim jeans. They are seated in chairs on a stage while members of a small crowd watch the performance.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers from the Dallas Czech Folk Dance Club, performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The group features four women and four men with their hands placed on their hips. The women form an inner circle while the men walk around it. The women are wearing white bodices and lace-up vests with red skirts embroidered with ribbon. They also wear flowers in their hair. The men wear matching white blouses with open, burgundy-colored vests and dark pants.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[San Antonio Jewish Community Center Dancers]

Description: Photograph of dancers from the San Antonio Jewish Community Center at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. They are performing an Israeli folk dance on an outdoor stage. Most of the dancers are women. They are wearing green, yellow, white, and pink dresses with multicolored scarves and are barefoot. Spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Tonya Zwan Performing Lebanese Folk Dance]

Description: Photograph of Tanya Zwan at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. She is demonstrating a Lebanese folk dance and wearing a red and yellow outfit with gold embellishments. She is performing on an outdoor stage. People are visible in the background. Tanya Zwan is from Tyler, Texas.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Irene Stephan Performing Japanese Dance]

Description: Photograph of Irene Stephan at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. She is demonstrating a classical Japanese dance while wearing a white kimono with pale pink and yellow flowers on it. Her hair is pulled back and has flowers in it. She is outside on a low wooden stage. People are visible in the background. Irene Stephan is from McAllen, Texas.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Walker-Ford Gospel Singers of San Antonio]

Description: Photograph of the Walker-Ford Gospel Singers of San Antonio at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. The members are dressed casually and are performing on an outdoor stage. In the foreground, a man is playing a piano. Behind him, a group of men and women are lined up singing. On the right, in front of the singers, Oscar Ford is directing the choir. A young boy is standing by Ford. Several microphones are placed on the stage.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Irene Stephan Performing Japanese Dance]

Description: Photograph of Irene Stephan at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. She is demonstrating a classical Japanese dance while wearing a white kimono with pale pink and yellow flowers on it. She is also wearing a mask and holding a fan and knife. Her hair is pulled back and has flowers in it. She is outside on a low wooden stage. People are visible in the background. Irene Stephan is from McAllen, Texas.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Irene Stephan Performing Japanese Dance ]

Description: Photograph of Irene Stephan at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. She is demonstrating a classical Japanese dance while wearing a white kimono with pale pink and yellow flowers on it. Her hair is pulled back and has flowers in it. She is outside on a low wooden stage. People are visible in the background. Irene Stephan is from McAllen, Texas.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[The Singing Harris Family]

Description: Photograph of the gospel group, the Singing Harris Family, at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. The group consists of four women and three men. Three of the women and two of the men are standing in a row behind microphones, singing. One women is sitting at a piano on the left, and one man is standing behind the rest of the group. They are performing on an outdoor stage as festival participants watch from the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Laredo Bayanihan Dancers Performing the Singkil Dance]

Description: Photograph of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers, from St. Augustin School, at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. They are performing the Singkil dance on an outdoor stage. The female dancers are wearing brightly-colored dresses with multicolored embellishments. The male dancers are wearing black pants and brightly colored vests with multicolored embellishments. The dancers are holding green bamboo poles, pink fans, or yellow and blue scarves. Spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Mabuhay Dancer Teaching Tinikling]

Description: Photograph of a member of the Mabuhay Dancers, a Filipino dance group from San Antonio directed by Lillian Reyes, at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a red dress with plaid trim and teaching Tinikling to an audience member. The audience member is a young boy dressed in jeans and a red shirt. They are jumping over bamboo poles on the ground held in place by other dancers. They are performing outside. Other spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Laredo Bayanihan Dancers Teaching Tinikling]

Description: Photograph of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers, from St. Augustin School, at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. They are teaching Tinikling to audience members. The dancers are wearing white blouses with plaid skirts and headscarves. The audience members are dressed informally. The dancers and participants are jumping over green bamboo poles on the ground held in place by other dancers. They are performing on an outdoor stage. Other spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Laredo Bayanihan Dancers Performing the Itik-Itik Dance]

Description: Photograph of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers, from St. Augustin School, at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are all female and are performing the Itik-itik (or duck) dance. The dancers are wearing white blouses with plaid skirts and headscarves. They are barefoot and performing on an outdoor stage. Spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph