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[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Hoop Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian hoop dancer at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancer is wearing traditional garments, which includes a beaded band around the forehead and chest, a breechcloth, and fur above the moccasins. He is dancing with several hoops while festival participants watch.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancer at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing traditional garments and what appears to be a roach headdress, likely comprised of fur and porcupine guard hair. The headdress comes over the front of his face and is gathered at the chin. A blue beaded band with a large circle decoration at the forehead circles his head. A wide, blue beaded band with similar diamond decorations hangs over his chest. He is wearing a red tank top; feathers are attached to his back.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancer at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing traditional garments and what appears to be a roach headdress, likely comprised of fur and porcupine guard hair. The headdress is tied at the chin. A beaded band with a large circle decoration at the forehead circles his head. A wide, blue beaded band, along with other beads and jewelry, hangs over his chest. He is shirtless; pink and white feathers are attached to his back. Other festival participants appear in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers performing in a parking lot at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are all wearing traditional garments, comprising of roach headdresses, beaded bands, breechcloths, moccasins, and feathers. Festival participants surround the dancers.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are wearing traditional garments, comprised of beaded bands and breechcloths. Feathers of various colors are attached to their backs. Festival participants watch in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are wearing traditional garments, comprised of roach headdresses, beaded bands, and breechcloths. Feathers of various colors are attached to their backs.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are in traditional garments and appear to be preparing for a dance in a parking lot. An elaborate array of yellow, pink, black, and white feathers form the back of the garments. The dancers are wearing headdresses and fur and bell decorations on the legs, above the moccasins. Festival participants surround the dancers.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribal Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Alabama-Coushatta Indian tribal dancers at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancer in the foreground is wearing traditional garments, including white beaded bands around the forehead, arms, wrists, and neck. A blue beaded belt circles the waist. The dancer is wearing a purple breechcloth and his legs are covered with what appears to be fur and bells. Other dancers are visible behind him, along with the festival participants. Feathers of various colors are attached to the backs of the dancers.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Arm Wrestling Contest]

Description: Photograph of festival participants competing in an arm wrestling contest at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The two men are sitting at a table and are clasping hands; one man has pinned his competitor's arm to the table. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Arm Wrestling Contest]

Description: Photograph of young festival participants competing in an arm wrestling contest at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The two young boys are sitting at a table; they are currently grasping hands and appear to be even at this point. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Arm Wrestling Contest]

Description: Photograph of young festival participants competing in an arm wrestling contest at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The two young boys are sitting at a table; the boy on the right is grimacing as his hand is about to hit the table. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Arts and Crafts Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Tigua Indians' arts and crafts booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. A man is standing behind the booth while festival participants are standing on the other side. It appears that a belt and beads are hanging between them. Other people are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Band Performing Music]

Description: Photograph of the Opa Band of the New Braunfels Wurst Association performing music at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Accordionist, Ed Kadlecek, is standing and playing the accordion in front of a microphone. The other band members are playing a variety of instruments, including the trumpet, trombone, sousaphone, accordion, and drums.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Beekeeping Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of Albert Youngblood, beekeeper from Pearsall, in the South Texas Honey Growers Exhibit at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding a wire mesh frame and is scraping off what appears to be beeswax caps over a large metal drum.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Berm Sliding]

Description: Photograph of festival participants sliding down a berm at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Mostly children, the young participants are sliding down the hillside on scraps of cardboard; many are falling off the cardboard. Several adults are standing at the bottom of the berm.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Berm Sliding]

Description: Photograph of festival participants sliding down a berm at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Mostly children, the young participants are sliding down the hillside on scraps of cardboard; some are falling off the cardboard. Several participants are standing at the top of the berm.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Bluegrass Band Performing on a Stage]

Description: Photograph of the Backwoods Volunteer Bluegrass Band, from San Antonio, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The musicians are all standing and performing on a stage in front of microphones. They are playing a variety of instruments, including the upright bass, guitar, and banjo.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Child Sitting on an Ox]

Description: Photograph of a young festival participant siting on one of the oxen used to pull log wagons at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Holding on to the ox is J.W. Broom, representative of Woodville Dog Wood Festival. Pennant flags are stretched above them and festival booths are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Couple Dancing to Music]

Description: Photograph of Jim Braud and his partner dancing in the Cajun Country section at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The couple is dancing on the designated dance floor; they are both wearing similar white vests and dark slacks. Other festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers from SPJST Lodge 84 of Dallas, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Representing Czechfest, the young dancers are performing on a small stage and are wearing what appear to be traditional Czech garments. The dancers have formed two lines and are facing each other; the dancers are holding hands with the person beside them.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers from SPJST Lodge 84 of Dallas, Texas, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Representing Czechfest, the young dancers are performing on a small stage and are wearing what appear to be traditional Czech garments. The dancers have partnered off; each set of partners are holding hands. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Dancers Performing a Cajun Dance]

Description: Photograph of dancers at a fais do-do in Cajun Country at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The couple in the foreground is clasping hands and appears to be dancing. A band can be seen performing in the background; festival participants are also visible.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Dart Game in English Pub]

Description: Photograph of festival participants playing darts inside the English Pub at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. A woman is holding onto a dart with her right hand and is poised to throw it. Other festival participants are visible behind her.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph

[Director Talking to Festival Participants]

Description: Photograph of R. Henderson Shuffler, executive director of the Institute of Texan Cultures, talking to festival participants at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The director appears to be in mid-speech as the small group listens.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Item Type: Photograph