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[Dancers at Cajun Stage]

Description: Photograph of dancers at the Cajun stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The stage is under some trees and to the left of a canopy under which many spectators are standing. Four couples are on a gray platform, dancing in front of the stage where the band is playing.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Devine Music Makers Performing In Front of Log Cabin]

Description: Photograph of the Devine Music Makers performing in front of a log cabin at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. On the left, a man wearing a cowboy hat is playing a fiddle. In the middle, an older man wearing a jumpsuit is playing a double-necked guitar. The man on the right is wearing a brown leather vest and playing an electric fiddle.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Devine Music Makers Performing Onstage]

Description: Photograph of the Devine Music Makers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing vests and cowboy hats, they are arranged on a gray stage in front of a backdrop of vertical orange banners. The band is made up of fiddlers, guitarists, and a piano player. A little girl is standing at the front of the stage, facing the audience.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Dorceal Duckens Directing the Duckens Family Singers]

Description: Photograph of Dorceal Duckens directing the Duckens Family Singers, from Temple, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing light blue pants and a light blue t-shirt, he is on the left, leading the singers who are behind microphones on the right. They are all women, wearing skirts and the Duckens Family t-shirt.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Duckens Family Singers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Duckens Family Singers, from Temple, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are all wearing the same light blue Duckens family t-shirt as they stand in a row singing into microphones.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Elevated View of Crowd Gathered at Stage]

Description: Photograph of stage 5 and Bowie Street as seen from the roof of the Institute of Texan Cultures Building at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the foreground, a crowd of spectators are seated under a canopy watching dancers performing on the stage. In the middle ground is a street with cars parked all along the median. In the background, a highway interchange is visible.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Elevated View of Stage 7]

Description: Photograph of stage 7 and the "Back Forty" as seen from the roof of the Institute of Texan Cultures Building at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. On the right a canopy is covering the area where people are walking. The area on the left is covered with trees.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Emilie Bethke Making Pickles]

Description: Photograph of Emilie Bethke demonstrating how to make pickles at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a pioneer dress and a bonnet, she is sitting on the left side of a bench slicing something with a small knife. In the middle of the bench are two bowls: one next to her and one next to a boy on the right who is slicing up cucumbers into it.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Emma Wuensche Crocheting in the Texas Wendish Heritage Society Booth]

Description: Photograph of Emma Wuensche crocheting in the Texas Wendish Heritage Society Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is wearing glasses, and a matching bonnet and shawl over a white blouse and a skirt. She is holding a wooden frame on which she is weaving yarn in and out. The table in front of her contains an assortment of circular crocheted pieces.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Female Dancers of the Lijauco Bayanihan Dance Ensemble Performing]

Description: Photograph of some female members of the Lijuaco Bayanihan Dance Ensemble, from Laredo, Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are wearing white dresses with floral cloth tied around their waist and straw cowboy hats with pink ribbons tied around the band.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Festival Visitors Learning Filipino Tinikling]

Description: Photograph of Filipino Americans teaching festival visitors the tinikling dance in the San Antonio Tinikling School at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Pairs of dancers kneeling on the ground are beating and tapping bamboo poles on the ground and against each other in coordination with one or more dancers and visitors who are stepping over and in between the poles in a dance.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Game of Bocce]

Description: Photograph of four boys playing bocce at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The boy in front, holding two red balls, is preparing to toss them on the grass in front of him. They are standing in an area marked off by square hay bales.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Gilmer Yamboree Representatives]

Description: Photograph of Gilmer Yamboree representatives at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Daisy Potter, the Possum Queen, is in the center wearing a long dress with the image of a possum sewn on the skirt. She is holding a parasol and has a wooden possum on a leash. On either side of her are two men wearing overalls and patterned shirts.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Girl Jumping Off Large Tree Trunk in Frontier Playland]

Description: Photograph of children jumping off a large tree trunk in Frontier Playland at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The trunk is laid on its side next to a bed of hay into which a girl is jumping. Other children are standing on the trunk.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Girl with Goat]

Description: Photograph of a girl petting a goat at the Alamo Area Dairy Goat Association exhibit at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The goat is on the left standing on a small platform while the girl is on the right, next to its feeding bucket.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Group Gathered on Veranda for Opening Ceremonies]

Description: Photograph of a group of people gathered under the veranda of the Institute of Texan Cultures at the opening ceremonies of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Some girls on the right are holding bunches of yellow balloons.
Date: August 6, 1981
Item Type: Photograph

[Homero Torres Burning Thorns Off Prickly Pear Cactus]

Description: Photograph of Homero Torres using a kerosene-powered prickly pear burner at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cowboy hat and plaid shirt, he is burning the thorns off of the cactus so they can be used as cattle feed during a drought. The prickly pears are on the right, up against a chain-link fence while Torres stands on the left holding the burner that extends a couple feet out in front of him.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Homero Torres with Pile of Prickly Pear Cactus]

Description: Photograph of Homero Torres with a kerosene-powered prickly pear burner at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cowboy hat and plaid shirt, he is standing next to the burner which is used to burn the thorns off of the cactus so they can be used as cattle feed during a drought. A pile of prickly pears is on the right while Torres is on the left.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Indian Man Chanting and Playing a Drum]

Description: Photograph of Jack Batisse performing Alabama-Coushatta Indian chants as he plays a drum at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing an elaborate headdress, he is sitting at a large Indian drum and singing into a microphone.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Japanese Brush Letter Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a woman in a kimono demonstrating Japanese brush lettering at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is sitting on the left, behind the booth, while two festival visitors are standing on the right watching her.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Jim and Mary Hebert Dancing at Cajun Stage]

Description: Photograph of Jim and Mary Hebert dancing at the Cajun stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Surrounded by spectators, they are dancing on a sidewalk in front of a small stage where a band is playing. In the left foreground, a boy wearing a red t-shirt and gym shorts is looking off to the left.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Jim Fox and Charles Davis Playing Music at Frontier Fort]

Description: Photograph of Jim Fox and Charles Davis playing music on the porch of Frontier Fort at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Fox is sitting in a rocking chair on the left, wearing western wear and playing a banjo. Davis is sitting on the right playing a wind instrument.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Item Type: Photograph