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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

[Amis Folklore Great Singers Group from Taiwan]

Description: Photograph of two female dancers from the Amis Folklore Great Singers Group from Taiwan performing on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are wearing multicolored costume pieces and large white furry headdress adorned with feathers and other decorations. A dark translucent tent hangs above their heads and a colorful banner visible behind them.
Date: [1998-08-06..1998-08-09]

[San Antonio Pipes and Drums]

Description: Photograph of the San Antonio Pipes and Drums group at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The members are all wearing plaid kilts, khaki button down shirts, black hats with white feathers, knee high socks and black shoes. Two members are kneeling in front of the group each holding a large black drum. The drum on the right reads "San Antonio Pipes and Drums", printed in white letters. The standing members are holding bagpipes, and the girl on the far right is holding a large blue and white flag. The University of Texas Institute of Texan Cultures building is visible in the background.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia

[Adela Frantzen Making Sauerkraut]

Description: Photograph of Adela Franzten making sauerkraut in the Kendall County Community Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is standing behind a large tub and a hat, a photograph, and other tents are visible behind her.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia

[Kwangju Arts Troupe]

Description: Photograph of a female member of Kwangju Arts Troupe, a Korean Arts music group, performing on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is wearing a white hat and white costume with a red sash.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia

[Zorya Ukrainian Dancers of Dallas]

Description: Photograph of three members of Zorya, Ukrainian Dancers of Dallas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A male dancer wearing a black headband, a white shirt with red and white embroidery, a yellow belt, and red pants is performing on stage with his arms raised in the air and knees bent. Two other dancers wearing blue and green paints are facing each other in the background holding swords in their hands.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia