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[Two Men Grilling Greek Souvlaki]

Description: Photograph of two men grilling Greek souvlaki at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The booth is sponsored by St. Sophia's Greek Orthodox Church in San Antonio. The chicken kabobs are lined up side-by-side on the grill while the two men rotate them to ensure even cooking.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Krakowiak Polish Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Krakowiak Polish Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man and woman are dancing together side-by-side with their arms around the other's lower back. Their opposite arms are raised in the air. The woman is wearing a knee-length floral skirt, a peasant shirt with an embroidered vest, and knee-high boots. The man is wearing dark pants, a light shirt, and an open embroidered vest.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Visitors Trying to Solve Puzzles]

Description: Photograph of festival visitors trying to solve Roland Denny's puzzles at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A table is covered with groups of cubes about the size of alphabet blocks. Visitors are trying to arrange them in the correct way to reveal an image. Since the cubes have six sides, each group of cubes contains six possible puzzles.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Norwegian Trolls]

Description: Photograph of a woman and boy dressed as Norwegian trolls at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are wearing long, grotesque noses and raggedy clothing. Their faces and arms are smeared with mud.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Women Making Fried Bananas]

Description: Photograph of three women and one man with fried bananas in the Cuban food booth, sponsored by Centro Cultural Cubano of San Antonio, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman in the middle is standing behind a bowl of whole bananas, holding one of them. The woman on the left is holding a small bowl of fried bananas, ready to be served.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Norwegian Folk Dancers]

Description: Photograph of the Norwegian Leikarringen dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A male and female dancer are facing one another, leaning forward and motioning with their arms. The woman is on the right and is wearing a white blouse, a red vest, a blue skirt and a white apron. The man across from her on the left is wearing black pants, a white shirt and a red and black vest. Festival visitors are in the background watching the performance.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Alabama-Coushatta dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Standing on the left are three boys in traditional clothing: fluffy fur boots, red and orange shirts and skirts, beaded sashes, and fans of feathers on their backs. A young girl is standing in the middle wearing pigtails, and a brown blouse and skirt with yellow and orange trim. On the right is a woman in a green dress with orange and yellow trim, wearing a beaded crown and a sash that says, "Pow Wow Princess".
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[German and Dutch Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a German and Dutch dancers onstage during a performance of the Wurstfest Opa Band at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two young women are in the center dressed in traditional white Dutch bonnets and black peasant dresses. To the left of them is an elderly man dressed in German folkwear. On the right is a young girl wearing glasses, a white peasant blouse and a yellow skirt.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Woody Woodrome with Doyle Bryant at Gospel Jubilee]

Description: Photograph of Woody Woodrome and Doyle Bryant performing in the Gospel Jubilee at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Woodrome is on the left wearing an orange shirt and is singing with his hands clasped together. Bryant, on the right, is wearing a blue shirt and is singing into a microphone with one hand pointing up toward the sky.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Powell Rothers Singing with Mark O'Neil in British Pub]

Description: Photograph of Powell Rothers, member of the Alamo City Highlanders Pipe Band, singing with Mark O'Neil in the British pub at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are wearing beige military uniforms but Rothers is much more decorated. He is wearing a a red sash and also a black sash, several medals, and a black cap with a pom pom and plaid stripe. They are both holding beverages.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Two Members of the Bill Morris Singers on Gospel Stage]

Description: Photograph of two female singers of the Bill Morris Singers performing on the gospel stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The young women appear to be twins and are wearing the same outfit: a multicolored sequined blouse with a black skirt. They are each holding a microphone and singing into it. The woman on the right is wearing a red belt tied in a bow; the woman on the left has flowers in her hair.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Italian Folk Dancers of San Antonio Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Italian Folk Dancers of San Antonio at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the foreground, a man and a woman in traditional clothing are dancing together. The woman is wearing a white blouse, a long red skirt, and a green apron. She is playing a tambourine. The man is across from her wearing a red shirt and navy blue pants. Other dancers are visible behind them.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Ed Bell Sitting in Rocking Chair]

Description: Photograph of Ed Bell, storyteller from Indianola, TX, sitting in a rocking chair at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is elderly, wearing glasses, a tan and black yacht cap, a blue shirt, and brown checkered pants.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Clarinet and Saxophone Players from Boerne Village Band]

Description: Photograph of two saxophone players and a clarinet players from the Boerne Village Band performing at the Texas Folklife festival in San Antonio, Texas. All three are seated while they play their instruments. The clarinet player is in the center. She has short brown hair and is wearing a white blouse with jeans. A female saxophone player with long blonde hair is on the right, also wearing a white shirt and jeans. Sitting on the left is a male saxophone player wearing an orange terrycloth shirt and orange tinted glasses.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Elderly Woman at Gospel Jubilee]

Description: Photograph of an elderly woman participating in the Gospel Jubilee at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is wearing a white dress, a blue vest and a white sun hat. Her arms are raised and she is pointing toward the sky as she sings.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Dorceal Duckens and Mattie Duckens Browne at Gospel Jubilee]

Description: Photograph of Dorceal Duckens and Mattie Duckens Browne performing at the Gospel Jubilee at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Dorceal is on the left, wearing a navy vest and matching pants with a light blue shirt. He has a beard and is playing a cabasa. Mattie is on the right, wearing a white dress and playing a tambourine. A young boy is standing to the right of her. Other people are visible on stage behind them.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia