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[Child Sliding Down Berm at Institute of Texas Cultures]

Description: Color photograph of a young girl sliding down the berm at the Institute of Texas Cultures during the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975 in San Antonio, Texas. The girl in the photograph is tumbling out of a cardboard box and down the grass hill. She is wearing a navy shirt, pale blue shorts, and tan leather sandals.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Item Type: Photograph

[Lebanese Folk Dancer Tanya Zwan Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Tanya Zwan performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The photograph features Tanya with one leg outstretched and her arms in the air, wearing a long flowing dress with a beaded hem and waist. Other Lebanese dancers are standing behind her, leaning against a room partition. Many participants from the festival are watching the performance to the left of the pavilion.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Laredo 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 two female dancers stepping in and out of poles controlled by two women holding opposite ends of the poles. The dancing women are waving large fans and wearing fitted dresses with rich sequin embroidery.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[74th Highland Regiment of Foot at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the 74th Highland Regiment of Foot, also known as the Argyll Highlanders performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Members of the regiment are walking in rows of two wearing historical military dress. The man in the front left is holding a flag, while the man in the right is playing the drums. Other members of the group are carrying bayonets on their shoulders.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Jewish Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Jewish folk dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, four women are holding hands as they dance around a circle. They are wearing matching dresses with floral embroidery around the neck, sleeves, and the hem. The dancers are barefoot as they prance around the stage. Participants of the festival watch from a grassy hill behind the stage.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Lebanese Folk Dancer Tanya Zwan Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Tanya Zwan performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The photograph features Tanya resting on bent knees as she pushes her stomach forward and bends her head and shoulder backward. Her long hair swings back and brushes the ground. Many participants from the festival are watching the performance behind her.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Nutria Demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of O.D. LaBove handling a nutria for a demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, O.D. is holding a metal cord that appears to be attached to a harness on the nutria. The nutria has its' front legs raised on the edge of a large container of water.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Laredo 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 some dancers kneeling on the ground around a young boy managing the long poles involved in the dance. A male member of the group stands behind the boy managing the poles as many people watch the performance.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Vee Morrill at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Vee Morrill demonstrating patchwork and costumed dolls at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, Vee is wearing a bonnet and peasant style shirt. She is sitting at a table piecing together fabric. Other materials such as fabric scraps, and sewing supplies such as needles, thread, and pins.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[The Grobes Serving Sausage at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Grobe family from Fredericksburg, Texas, making German sausage at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man is holding a knife in one hand and a pair of tongs with the other, preparing to slice the sausage. A girl standing to the left of him is giving a piece to a participant. A smoker is visible behind the cooking booth.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Gulf Coast Scandinavian Folk Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Gulf Coast Scandinavian Folk Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the dancers are grouped in rows of three, consisting of a male leader and two female members who place their arms on the shoulders of the member in front of them. The individual groups form a circle on the pavement in front of an audience of fair-goers.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Dr. John Hale Baking Bread at the 4th AnnualTexas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Dr. John Hale making coffee can bread at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Dr. Hale is holding a doughy loaf of bread over a long table filled with other baking supplies while festival-goers watch. He is wearing an apron over a polo shirt and pants, with a sweatband on his forehead and sunglasses.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Gulf Coast Scandinavian Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of The Gulf Coast Scandinavian Dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The photograph features a man holding hands with two women, one on each side of him. Both women have one foot raised in the air mid-step as they spin around, wearing tradition Scandinavian dress featuring puffy-sleeved white shirts underneath vests, long skirts, and aprons. The man dancing in the center is also wearing a white shirt with gathered long-sleeves, a double-breasted sleeveless vest, and pants that tie just below the knee. Several other groups of Scandinavian dancers are visible behind the central group, as are festival booths and participants.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Nan Herndon Frying Rattlesnake at the 4th Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Nan Herndon deep-frying rattlesnake meet at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, Nan is wearing a sleeveless turtleneck shirt, plaid pants, and a smiley-face necklace. She is handing out samples to participants of the festival.
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 Dallas, Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a man and woman are standing with their hands clasped together, wearing traditional Czech clothing. Several groups of men and women line up behind the initial couple. Audience members are watching as they perform the dance.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Wood Carving at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a man demonstrating wood carving at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The man sits on a hay bale wearing a denim shirt and jeans. He carves a moose figurine out of a piece of wood.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Nan Herndon Frying Rattlesnake at the 4th Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Nan Herndon deep-frying rattlesnake meet at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, Nan is wearing a sleeveless turtleneck shirt, plaid pants, and a smiley-face necklace. Her husband, Robert Lee, has his rattlesnake mounts sitting next to the fryer.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Dick Ropella Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Dick Ropella, a member of the German Der Sauerkrauts Band, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Dick is wearing a German hat with suspenders over a white collared shirt. He has various metal buttons attached to his suspenders, and is playing a musical instrument.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Jewish Folk Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Jewish folk dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, four women are holding hands as they revolve around a circle. They are wearing matching dresses with floral embroidery around the neck, sleeves, and the hem. They are barefoot as they dance on the concrete parking lot.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Jewish Folk Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Jewish folk dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, four women are holding hands as they revolve around a circle. They are wearing matching dresses with floral embroidery around the neck, sleeves, and the hem. They are barefoot as they dance on the concrete parking lot.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Filipino Dancer at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a Filipino hula dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The photograph depicts a woman wearing a floral swim top with a grass skirt and a lei around her neck. Her hands are raised to her forehead as if she is looking for something on the horizon.
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