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[Governor Dolph Briscoe Opening The Festival]
Photograph of the opening ceremony at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Governor Dolph Briscoe is speaking to a large audience outside of the Institute of Texas Cultures, wearing a navy suit and a striped tie. Several reporters hold microphones and tape recorders towards Governor Briscoe as he speaks.
[Greek Souflaki Food Booth]
Photograph of a woman serving souflaki in the Greek booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman wears a red scarf covering her hair, a white blouse with red embroidery, and khaki pants as she holds a stick of souflaki.
[Guacamole Preparation]
Photograph of a woman preparing guacamole at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman, wearing a brown and white shirt and a brown headband, slices the top of a tomato into a bowl of guacamole. A pile of tomatoes and avocados is placed to the right of the bowl of guacamole.
[The Hoboes Czech Band]
Photograph of the Czech musical group, the Hoboes, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The five members of the band sit and stand onstage wearing jeans decorated with various patches and plaid shirts. Three of the men play the trumpet, one man plays the guitar. The fifth man plays a bass box, which is played by rubbing a broomstick across a wooden box covered with salt.
[The Hoboes Musical Performance]
Photograph of the Czech musical group, the Hoboes, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The five members of the band sit and stand onstage wearing jeans decorated with various patches and plaid shirts. Three of the men play the trumpet, one man plays the guitar, and the fifth man holds a red broom in his hand.
[Horsehair Rope Spinning]
Photograph of Bill Brett, a horsehair rope spinner, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas, Bill wears a tan hat with a denim shirt and jeans as he weaves a rope spinner. A young festival participant watches Bill as he examines Bill's supplies.
[Institute of Texas Cultures Parade]
Photograph of Roger Bourne leading the Alamo City Highlanders Pipe Band in the opening parade of the Texas Folklife Festival. Roger and his band wear tan shirts with yellow sashes, red plaid kilts, white leather boots and tall black hats. The parade walks along a gravel road outside of the Institute of Texas Cultures.
[Irish Tenor John Donahue]
Photograph of Irish tenor John Donohue performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. John wears a green vest over a shirt with a decorative shamrock pattern, a green hat, and dark pants. A woman playing the piano accompanies him.
[Irish Tenor Performance]
Photograph of Irish tenor John Donohue performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. John wears a green vest over a shirt with a decorative shamrock pattern, a green felt hat, and dark pants.
[Italian Folk Dance Performance]
Photograph of the Italian folk dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear white shirts with lace-up vests, long skirts with green ribbon and white aprons. The dancers perform on a raised stage outside of the Institute of Texas Cultures.
[Italian Food Booth]
Photograph of a woman preparing a pizza in the Italian booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman wears a green cardigan over a white shirt with dark sunglasses and white beaded jewelry. She holds an unfinished pizza in her hand and she spread cheese over the dough.
[Japanese Food Booth]
Photograph of the Japanese food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The women in the booth wear traditional Japanese clothing as they prepare and serve culturally significant dishes. A line of festival participants wait their turn to sample the fares.
[Japanese Food Food Booth]
Photograph of Teruyo Colver and Sydney Sako preparing wantons in the Japanese food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Teruyo wears a traditional kimono of white fabric with delicate blue flowers, a yellow sash, and a white flower and feather comb in her hair. She fries the wantons in a large deep pan as Sydney holds a bowl out for Teruyo.
[Jerry Young Processing Cane]
Photograph of Jerry Young visiting the cane mill at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jerry stands next to his two white mules yoked to work at the cane mill. His Texas Folklife Festival name tag is attached to the top of his cowboy hat. He is also wearing a denim shirt, khaki pants, and a leather belt. Crowds of festival participants are visible behind the mules, watching the cane being processed.
[Jesse Jones Explaining Toy Making]
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.
[Jethro Holmes and His Ox]
Photograph of Jethro Holmes and his ox at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jethro wears a denim shirt and denim pants, a blue bow tie and a cowboy hat. He leans on his black ox, surrounded by a bed of straw.
[Jethro Holmes with His Oxen]
Photograph of Jethro Holmes showing his oxen at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jethro wears a straw hat with a long-sleeve shirt and denim pants. He holds the ropes attached to each yoke of his oxen as he walks around festival grounds.
[Jewish Folk Dance Performance]
Photograph of a group of Jewish folk dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The women wear pink, yellow and green dresses with gold trim along the hemline and wrists, holding hands as they move in a circle. A festival participant who was pulled on stage to dance wears a white dress with blue embroidery. A large crowd of festival participants watch the performance in front of the grey concrete stage.
[Jewish Folk Dance Performance]
Photograph of a group of Jewish folk dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The women wear pink, yellow and green dresses with gold trim along the hemline and wrists, holding hands as they move in a circle. Festival participants dance on stage with the Jewish performers. A large crowd of festival participants watch the performance in front of the grey concrete stage.
[Jewish Folk Dance Performance]
Photograph of a group of Jewish folk dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The women wear pink, yellow and green dresses with gold trim along the hemline and wrists, holding hands as they move in a circle. A large crowd of festival participants watch the performance in front of the grey concrete stage.
[Jewish Folk Dancers]
Photograph of a group of Jewish folk dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The women wear pink, yellow and green dresses with gold trim along the hemline and wrists, holding hands as they move in a circle. A large crowd of festival participants watch the performance in front of the grey concrete stage.
[Joe Bowman, Precision Shooter]
Photograph of Joe Bowman, a precision shooter demonstrating his technique at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Joe wears a tan shirt with brown fringe, a cowboy hat, white jeans, boots, and a leather holster. He holds a pistol in his hand.
[Joe Pyle Demonstrating Glass Crafting]
Photograph of Joe Pyle from Odessa, Texas, demonstrating glass crafting at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Joe wears a red shirt and jeans as he holds an intricate piece of glass in his hands, directing it around a mounted blowtorch, stretching and forming the design.
[Laredo Bayanihan Dancers]
Photograph of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear white shirts over floral skirts with bright yellow sashes. They perform on a stage in front of a crowd of festival-participants.
[Laredo Bayihan Dance Performance]
Photograph of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers perform a traditional Filipino dance in brightly colored clothing in front of a large crowd of festival-participants.
[San Antonio Muzzle Loading Association]
Photograph of the San Antonio Muzzle Loading Association performing a demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two members of the association rest on one knee, firing blanks at demonstrators dressed as Native Americans. A crowd of festival participants watch the demonstration from behind the fenced-off area.
[San Antonio Muzzle Loading Association Demonstration]
Photograph of the San Antonio Muzzle Loading Association performing a demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two members of the association rest on one knee, firing blanks at demonstrators dressed as Native Americans. A crowd of festival participants watch the demonstration from behind the fenced-off area.
[Sausage On A Stick]
Photograph of a man passing out sausages on a stick at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man wears a striped apron, a red hat and sunglasses as he passes three sausages to a festival participant. A man and a woman stand behind the festival booth wearing matching red and white striped aprons as they prepare other types of German food.
[The Singing Harris Family]
Photograph of the Singing Harris Family performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two girls and a man sing into microphones on a grey stage during a night time performance. The girls wear white skirts with light blue shirts, while the man wears denim pants and a blue plaid shirt.
[The Singing Harris Family Performance]
Photograph of the Singing Harris Family performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two girls and a man sing into microphones on a grey stage during a night time performance, while a second man plays the electric guitar behind them. The girls wear white skirts with light blue shirts, while the man wears denim pants and a blue plaid shirt.
[Sourdough Biscuit Baking]
Photograph of Cliff Teinart making sourdough biscuits at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Cliff rolls a ball of dough in his hands inside the Texas Trails Chuck Wagon. He wears a cowboy hat and a denim shirt as he mixes the dough.
[Sourdough Biscuit Baking]
Photograph of Cliff Teinart making sourdough biscuits at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Cliff rolls a ball of dough in his hands inside the Texas Trails Chuck Wagon. He wears a cowboy hat and a denim shirt as he mixes the dough.
[Spinning Wheel Demonstration]
Photograph of a woman demonstrating wheel spinning at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman sits in a plastic folding chair, wearing a buttoned shirt and denim shorts. He holds the fibers in her hand, feeding them into the machine.
[Storyteller Bob Murphey]
Photograph of Bob Murphy, a storyteller from East Texas, performs at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bob wears a denim shirt and pants with a black leather belt, boots, and a straw cowboy hat. He tells a story on a grey stage under a tattered canopy.
[Susie Tolman at the Czech Egg Decorating Booth]
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.
[Teruyo Colve Preparing Wantons]
Photograph of Teruyo Colver preparing wantons in the Japanese food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Teruyo wears a traditional kimono of white fabric with delicate blue flowers, a yellow sash, and a white flower and feather comb in her hair. She fries the wantons in a large deep pan.
[Cane Mill at the Texas Folklife Festival]
Photograph of Jerry Young feeding cane into the cane mill at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jerry wears a denim shirt and khaki pants with a tan cowboy hat. In the background, a pair of oxen give festival participants rides around the festival.
[Chalupa Preparation]
Photograph of festival participants preparing chalupas in the Mexican Food Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A woman wearing a polka dotted blouse and denim skirt wears plastic gloves over her hands as she puts meat on a baked tortilla. Next to her, a man wearing a red, white and blue hat with a blue shirt and jeans, puts lettuce and tomatoes on a baked tortilla.
[Children Making Hoecakes]
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.
[Chili Appreciation Booth]
Photograph of the Chili Appreciation Society booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The festival booth features a rusted truck with a sign painted on the side reading "Chili Wagon." Various kinds of chili in large metal pots sit on tables were placed underneath bright streamers.
[Chili Appreciation Society Members]
Photograph of members of the San Antonio Pod of the Chili Appreciation International Society at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man wearing a pair of denim overalls over a yellow shirt with a red bandanna tied around his neck and a hat decorated with feathers holding a small bowl of chili. To his left, a woman wears a denim shirt with a red bandanna and a black hat.
[Chili Appreciation Society Members]
Photograph of members of the San Antonio Pod of the Chili Appreciation International Society at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man wearing a pair of denim overalls over a yellow shirt, with a red bandanna tied around his neck, shakes hands with a man wearing a floral shirt, cowboy hat, and red pants. A woman stands between them, pointing a toy gun at a woman sitting on a concrete barrier in front of her.
[Chili Appreciation Society Members]
Photograph of members of the San Antonio Pod of the Chili Appreciation International Society at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man wearing a pair of denim overalls over a yellow shirt with a red bandanna tied around his neck and a hat decorated with feathers holds a spoon to another woman's mouth. A woman standing to his right stirs a pot of chili, wearing a denim shirt with a red bandanna and a black hat.
[Chili Appreciation Society Members]
Photograph of members of the San Antonio Pod of the Chili Appreciation International Society at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man wearing a pair of denim overalls over a yellow shirt, with a red bandanna tied around his neck and a hat decorated with feathers holds a small bowl of chili. He feeds it to the woman to his left, wearing a denim shirt with a red bandanna and a black hat.
[Chuck Tate Serving Chili]
Photograph of Chuck Tate serving chili in the Chili Appreciation Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. Chuck wears a green buttoned shirt underneath a red vest covered with various pins and name tags, a cowboy hat and sunglasses. He ladles chili from a large metal pot into a bowl.
[Claudia Ball and Berm Dog]
Photograph of Claudia Ball with "Berm Dog," the Institute of Texas Cultures mascot at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Claudia sits in a golf cart with the dog, wearing a denim skirt and a buttoned blouse.
[Cow Milking Contest]
Photograph of a cow milking contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two men wearing white shirts with jeans and brown belts lean over cows as they race to milk them completely.
[Crabapple Dolls ]
Photograph of a doll-making booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a woman wearing a white shirt and plaid pants leans over a table covered in a quilt, examining a variety of dolls made from fabric and crabapples.
[Belgian Mast Climbing]
Photograph of a Belgian mast climbing competition at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a crowd of festival participants watch a boy climb a tall poll in the center of the crowd. The boy, wearing a white shirt, jeans, and tennis shoes, reaches toward a bell secured to the top of the pole. Colorful streamers decorate the area and the booths around it.
[Belgian Mast Climbing Competition]
Photograph of a Belgian mast climbing competition at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a crowd of festival participants watch a boy climb a tall poll in the center of the crowd. The boy, wearing a white shirt, jeans, and tennis shoes, reaches toward a bell secured to the top of the pole. Colorful streamers decorate the area and the booths around it.