University of Texas at San Antonio Institute of Texan Cultures - 64 Matching Results

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[Jesse Jones Explaining Toy Making]

Description: Photograph of Jesse Jones, with O'Connor Historical Group, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is sitting at a table, demonstrating to two children how toys were made on ranches during his childhood. He is wearing a cowboy hat and a white western shirt as he pulls string from a spool. In the background, other booths and festival visitors are visible.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Susie Tolman at the Czech Egg Decorating Booth]

Description: Photograph of Susie Tolman at the Czech egg decorating ("kraslice" in Czech) booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing white peasant blouse and a red skirt. Her hair is braided on her head with flowers. She is standing behind a display of meticulously painted eggs enclosed in a glass case. Each egg is sitting on a decorative stand. Right in front of her is a decoration made of short white sticks and painted eggs. It forms a cross at the top. A purple sign for the booth is visible behind her.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Children Making Hoecakes]

Description: Photograph of the Cisco Civic League's Hoecakes at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two children are making the hoecakes, named for the tool used to cook them. The cakes are being baked while sitting on the metal part of a hoe that is placed over hot coals. The two children stand on opposite sides of the pile of coals on the ground, each holding a hoe with two cakes on it. Behind them booths and festival visitors are visible.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Alvin Sueltenfuss at the Winemaking Booth]

Description: Photograph of Alvin Sueltenfuss at the winemaking booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a plaid short-sleeved button-up shirt, and Texas-shaped sunglasses. On his shirt he is wearing a name badge with a red ribbon. The table in front of him is covered with a red tablecloth and contains seven bottles of wine. The bottles are not conventional wine bottles; instead they are shaped more like liquor bottles with simple, white labels. Behind the bottles are some information pamphlets.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Rev. Mack Williams Doing a Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Rev. Mack Williams, with O'Connor Historical Group, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is demonstrating how things were made on ranches during his childhood. Wearing a cowboy hat, black bow-tie and white shirt, he appears to be grating an ear of corn, seemingly to remove the kernels. A few pieces of chicken wire are laying on the table where he is working.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Woman Sitting at Booth with Rush Candles]

Description: Photograph of the Cisco Civic League's rush candles at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are displayed in a container consisting of a ceramic pot with a wagon wheel laid across the top. The candles are on long sticks and resemble pale hot dog wieners. They protrude out of the container like a bouquet. A woman wearing a yellow gingham apron, a red shirt, and a straw hat is sitting behind the booth.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Folk Toy-Maker Lee Haile]

Description: Photograph of Lee Haile, folk toy-maker, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a plaid shirt and a cowboy hat, holding up a flute-like toy to his mouth. On the table beside him a few clothespins and wooden spools are visible. Festival visitors are partially visible in the foreground and to the left of him.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Hat Making]

Description: Photograph of a hat-maker steaming a hat at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in front of the steamer and looking over his shoulder at the camera. He is wearing an apron and holding the brim of a hat that has just been steamed. Lots of steam is billowing up from the area. Overhead there is a light and a steam vent, on which is attached a Texas license plate that says "HAT BOX."
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Harp and Shamrock Singers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Harp and Shamrock Singers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The director is standing on the left, facing the singers on the right. The women are wearing long dresses with aprons and holding folders of sheet music. The men are standing behind the women and wearing light-colored pants, dark shirts, suspenders, and touring caps. In the background, a woman is accompanying the singers on piano. In the middle ground, three microphones are set up in front of the singers.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Bruce Roark Playing a Banjo]

Description: Photograph of Bruce Roark, instrument maker from Devine, Texas at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a light-colored button-up shirt and glasses as he plays a banjo. Other stringed instruments are visible on the table in front of him. In the right background, an acoustic stand-up bass is leaning against a tree.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Ballet Folklorico de Navarro Performs]

Description: Photograph of Ballet Folklorico de Navarro performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The photograph is taken from a distance and shows an entire stage of male and female dancers, all wearing traditional Latin American clothing. The men are in the front of the stage kneeling down while the women are in the back twirling their skirts. Crowds of festival visitors are gathered at the front and the sides of the stage. Stacks of speakers are visible at the two front corners of the stage. A shade canopy is hanging over the area.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Man Shearing a Sheep]

Description: Photograph of Perfecto Cervantes shearing a sheep at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a plaid shirt, overalls, and a baseball cap, leaning over the sheep which is lying down on a wooden platform. In the background, several festival visitors are gathered around to watch.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Margaret Rasnick Making a Stencil]

Description: Photograph of Margaret Rasnik stenciling at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting at a table painting through a stencil onto a small basket. She is wearing a Texas-themed shirt, Texas earrings, and glasses. Paintbrushes, paint, and stencils are visible on the table.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Woman Making Tool Handle]

Description: Photograph of the Marilyn Barton making a wooden tool handle at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting across from a young girl who is helping her. They are both straddling a log bench and holding the wooden handle in between them. The young girl is holding some kind of tool in her right hand.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Boy Spins Tops]

Description: Photograph of a young boy playing with tops at Lee Haile's folk toy display at the Texas Folklife Festival. The boy is wearing a straw cowboy hat and is pulling back on the string to release the top to begin spinning. The top is contained in a depressed area so that it does not spin off the table. A few other tops are visible lying on the table.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Two Men and a Woman at Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby, festival director Jo Ann Andera, and an unnamed man at the opening ceremony at the Texas Folklife Festival. Andera is on the left, wearing a woven summer hat with a large brim and flowers on top. She is wearing a sleeveless dress and is holding a large pair of scissors. To the right of her in the center is Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby who is shaking the hand of the unnamed man on the right. Hobby is wearing a light-colored shirt and dark pants. The man on the right is wearing a suit and tie.
Date: August 3, 1989

[Milking Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a milking demonstration at the dairy goat booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dairy goat is standing on a small platform in the middle of the photograph, while a young boy and girl are milking it. The boy is on the right side of the goat while a man stands behind him, showing him how to milk it. A girl on the left is also milking the goat while a woman helps her. Several other festival visitors are gathered around to watch.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Texas Professional Gunfighters Performing ]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Professional Gunfighters performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. A crowd of festival visitors forms a circle around the performance area where three gunfighters, dressed in western wear, are performing. In the right foreground one gunfighter is on the ground, appearing to have been shot. In the left foreground another gunfighter is surrendering to the third gunfighter who is on the far side of the circle. In the background behind the crowd, a small wooden cabin is visible.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Two Men Serving Food in Soul Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of two men serving food inside the Soul Food booth operated by the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at the Texas Folklife Festival. A young man is on the right side of the photograph wearing a t-shirt and a bowler hat. Another man beside him is also wearing a bowler hat and is putting food from a large crock pot onto a piece of foil.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Texas Professional Gunfighters Pose for a Photo]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Professional Gunfighters posing in character at the Texas Folklife Festival. Six gunfighters dressed in authentic western wear are lined up facing the camera. Most of them are wearing cowboy hats but one is wearing a sombrero. Two men are wearing chaps and one man is carrying a rifle instead of a pistol. All of them have mustaches. Behind them a western building facade is visible.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Sarita Rodriguez Plays Guitar]

Description: Photograph of Sarita Rodriguez playing guitar and singing at the Texas Folklife Festival. She has very curly dark hair and is wearing a short-sleeved white shirt with decorative embroidery around the neck and sleeves. She is picking at her guitar and singing into a microphone. Behind her, a few other microphone stands and a piano are visible.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Charlie Currer and Dairy Goat]

Description: Photograph of Charlie Currer and a dairy goat at the Texas Folklife Festival. Currer is on the right, petting the goat. He is wearing a striped, short-sleeved shirt. The goat is in the middle, standing on a platform. It has a chain with a bell around its neck. On the left a young boy is petting the goat. A woman is standing behind the boy.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]

[Tommy Tijerina with Retired Refugio County Cowboys]

Description: Photograph of Tommy Tijerina (from Louise O'Connor Historical Group and Wexford Publishing Co.) with retired Refugio County cowboys at the Texas Folklife Festival. These cowboys were featured in the Cryin' For Daylight photograph exhibit on display during the festival. Eight men are pictured, most of them African-American. Six of them are standing behind a table but two are sitting down at it. Seven of them are wearing cowboy hats and western wear. In the background a wrought iron fence is visible.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]