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[German Singers]

Description: Photograph of German singers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Three men and one woman stand behind a woman playing the keyboard. The group stands in front of a grassy hill, performing in tradition German clothing.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]

[Norwegian Festival Participants]

Description: Photograph of a Norwegian festival participant at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the woman is holding a goose with a bandanna around his neck. Another woman stands to her left, petting the duck. Both women wear white dresses with embroidered lace on the bodice, lace-up vests, and striped belts. Festival participants are visible in the background, interacting with booths and walking the fairgrounds.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]

[Battle Reenactors]

Description: Photograph of reenactors performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two men dressed in military uniforms lean on a cannon. A third man in modern dress leans on the wheel of the canon. Other festival participants interact with the reenactors.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]

[Cisco Civic League Selling Rush Candles]

Description: Photograph of the Cisco Civic League selling Rush Candles at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two women wearing gingham aprons stand in a booth, pulling the long candles out of a large bucket on top of a table. A sign reading "Cisco Civic League" hangs across the back of the booth.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]

[Tobacco Spitting Contest]

Description: Photograph of a tobacco spitting contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man leans backward as he raises his fingers to his mouth, preparing to spit. Several man stand behind him, preparing to take their turn.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]

[German Musician]

Description: Photograph of a German musician performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The musician is sitting in a chair and playing a clarinet with a woman sitting to his right. The man wears a white collared shirt and shorts with floral embroidery, a dark-colored hat, and a watch on his wrist.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]

[Cadence Cloggers]

Description: Photograph of the Cadence Cloggers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The eight dancers stand in rows of four, holding hands as they dance. The women wear short dresses with large petticoats underneath, while the men wear long-sleeve shirts decorated with tassels.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]

[John Henry Faulk, Storyteller]

Description: Photograph of John Henry Faulk at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. John, a storyteller, sits on a wooden bench, holding a microphone as he tells a story to an audience. John wears a tan cowboy, white shirt, and tan pants.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]

[Member of the Texas Cajun Band]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Cajun Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man wearing a plaid shirt and grey slacks plays an accordion on a stage in front of a man playing the drums. A small lake and grouping of trees is visible in the background.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]

[Texas Cajun Band]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Cajun Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Audience members dance in front of a small stage where a man wearing a red shirt tucked into a leather belt and jeans, sings into a microphone. A man to his left plays the violin, while a man to his right plays the guitar.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]

[Boerne Village Band]

Description: Photograph of the Boerne Village Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band consists of three rows of men and women sitting in folding chairs, playing musical instruments on a stage covered by a blue canopy.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]

[Guich Kooch, Storyteller]

Description: Photograph of Guich Kooch at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Guich, a storyteller performing at the Festival, sits in a wooden rocking chair as he holds a microphone to his mouth, wearing a tan cowboy hat, a white shirt, and denim jeans.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]

[Ukrainian Dancers of Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Ukrainian Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two women stand in front of a long line of fellow dancers, performing together as the audience watches. The dancers wear white, long sleeve shirts under white vests decorated with orange and black trim. The women wear orange and white skirts with their vests, while the men wear white pants and a black belt with gold fringe.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]

[The Band Hickory Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a member of the band Hickory performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band member is wearing a sleeveless shirt decorated with beads, a silver belt, and jeans. She holds a microphone with her left hand, and the cord of the microphone with her right hand. Her hair is curled and hanging loose on her shoulders.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]

[Beekeeper at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a beekeeper at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The beekeeper leans over a table, holding onto a beehive encased in glass and wood. A young boy stands on the other side of the table, looking at the beehive. Festival participants walk among the booths to the left and right of the beekeeper.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]

[Czech Folk Dancing]

Description: Photograph of the Czech Dancers of the West performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A woman with her arm raised above her head holds hands with a man as she twirls in a circle in front of him. Two lines of dancers form a tunnel that the dancers walk through as they perform on a stage in front of a large crowd.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]