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[Mexican Folk Dance]

Description: Photograph of Mexican folk dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Pairs of boys and girls form a line on the stage, with the girls wearing white dresses embroidered with pink and orange flowers, and the boys wearing white suits with white fedoras.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia

[Middle Eastern Dance Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Tanya Zwan performing a Middle-Eastern dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Tanya wears a top made of small gold medallions, a matching belt, and a long purple skirt. She also wears a gold crown in her hair and small finger cymbals on each hand.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia

[Amelab Lebanese Dancers]

Description: Photograph of the Amelab Lebanese Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Each dancer wears a black top with gold beading on the straps and a brightly colored skirt. They perform on stage in front of a crowd of festival participants, who sit on a grassy hill.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia

[Amelab Lebanese Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Amelab Lebanese Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Each dancer wears a black top with gold beading on the straps and a brightly colored skirt. They perform on stage in front of a crowd of festival participants, who sit on a grassy hill.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two boys stand together on stage, wearing traditional Native-American dress including beaded earrings, headdresses, and necklaces.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia

[Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio dancers at Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Ernest Rodriguez and Terry Luna, members of Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio, performing "Danza de Las Cintas," from Yucatan, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers each hold a long ribbon as they dance. The boys wear a white suit and hat with red bandannas, while the girls wear satin dresses with colorful flowers embroidered along the bodice and hem.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a boy stands on stage wearing traditional Native-American dress, including a feathered headdress and beaded necklaces.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia

[Mexican Folk Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Mexican folk dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The two performers embrace in front of a large crowd of festival participants. The woman wears a red shirt with a green gingham skirt, while her dance partner wears a blue shirt with white denim pants.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia

[Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of members of the Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio performing dances, from the Mexican state of Yucatan, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Pairs of boys and girls--Left to right) Sylvia Rodriguez, Diane Garcia, Ernest Rodriguez,and Anthony Medrano--form a line on the stage, with the girls wearing white dresses embroidered with pink and orange flowers, and the boys wearing white suits with white fedoras. A colorful backdrop decorates the stage.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia

[Cindy Findley Telling a Story]

Description: Photograph of Cindy Findley telling a story onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cowboy hat, a patterned shirt, and leather chaps, she is standing at the center of a small stage in front of a tall chair, a square hay bale, and a painted backdrop of a house front. Sitting in a rocking chair on the right side of the stage is emcee, Rosemary Davis, wearing a long white dress and a wide-brimmed sun hat.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]

[Bill Corkery Telling Story Onstage]

Description: Photograph of Bill Corkery telling a story on the storytelling stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is sitting on a hay bale, wearing a cowboy hat and speaking into a microphone. In the left foreground, two young audience members are sitting on the edge of the stage. The backdrop of the stage is painted to look like a wooden house front.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]

[Cruz Marquez Tying Sheep's Legs]

Description: Photograph of Cruz Marquez demonstrating sheep shearing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is kneeling down on a platform, tying a sheep's legs together so he can shear it. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a striped shirt, and chaps. Several spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Boy Looking at Two Chickens]

Description: Photograph of a boy looking at two chickens in the Alamo Poultry Club exhibit at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a striped polo shirt and shorts, the dark-haired boy is standing on the left, looking at a cage on the right containing two chickens. He has a big smile on his face.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Helen Oats Pouring a Drink]

Description: Photograph of Helen Oats, director of Texas Czechs in Review-Moravian Beseda dancers from Dallas, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing an embroidered white peasant blouse with ornate trim and a fitted vest, she is pouring a beverage from a ceramic flask into a small teacup.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Cruz Marquez Shearing Leg of a Sheep]

Description: Photograph of Cruz Marquez demonstrating sheep shearing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is squatting next to a sheep that is laying on a platform, shearing wool off of its leg. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a striped shirt, and chaps. Several spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Young Visitor Sampling Jelly]

Description: Photograph of a light-haired boy being spoon-fed a sample of jelly by a woman at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is leaning over the jelly and preserves booth, directly in front of three mason jars of jelly and preserves, as well as a bowl of sample spoons.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Cruz Marquez Sheep Shearing]

Description: Photograph of Cruz Marquez demonstrating sheep shearing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is bending over next to a sheep that is laying on a platform, shearing wool off of its body. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a striped shirt, and chaps. Several spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Cruz Marquez, Sheep Shearer]

Description: Photograph of Cruz Marquez demonstrating sheep shearing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. With the help of another man, he is laying a sheep down on a small stage so that he can shear off its wool. He is wearing a cowboy hat, striped shirt, chaps, and boots. Several spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Girl Sitting Next to Sheep]

Description: Photograph of a young girl sitting next to a sheep in the sheep exhibit at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is sitting on hay inside the pen with her arm on the sheep's back. The sheep, which has just been sheared, is laying peacefully in the hay.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Cruz Marquez Shearing a Sheep]

Description: Photograph of Cruz Marquez demonstrating sheep shearing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is straddling a sheep that is laying on a platform, shearing wool off of its head. He is wearing a cowboy hat, a striped shirt, and chaps. Several spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Sokol Zizka Gym Team Performing]

Description: Photograph of Sokol Zizka, a Czech gym team from Dallas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Young gymnasts are lined up doing somersaults down a mat, one after another. In the foreground at the end of the mat, a girl is just coming out of a somersault, rolling off the mat and onto the grass.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Asian Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of the India Food Booth at the 19th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, three women wearing traditional Indian saris prepare food for festival participants. A quilt hangs behind the women, in front of a chain-link fence.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia