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[4-H Clubs of Medina County Sponsored Corn Crib]

Description: Slide of 4-H Clubs of Medina County sponsored a corn crib, which was used to dry and store corn. On the left is a crowd of people facing three people in the background. On the left is a girl sitting on a structure built with logs. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[African American Food Booth Serving Soul Food]

Description: Slide of people operating an African American soul food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are three people behind a counter that has various warming trays filled with food. There is a woman in front waiting for her food to be served.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Alabama-Coushatta Food Booth]

Description: Slide of two women of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe at a food that serves barbecued beef and sassafras tea in the Indian Village of the Texas Folklife Festival. They are wearing Native American accessories and jewelry. There are bins in front of them on a table with the food.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Alabama-Coushatta Performance]

Description: Slide of Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancers performing the Eagle Dance onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are all dressed in elaborate and feathered costumes.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Alabama-Coushatta Woman]

Description: Slide of a female dancer of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is in a Native American dress with matching jewelry and accessories.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Alabama-Coushatta Women Fry Bread]

Description: Slide of three Alabama-Coushatta women preparing food for their booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. One woman on the left checks on bread frying in a pot. Two girls on the right are dressed in traditional garbs and watch the woman work. The girl on the far right pulls at dough in a large container.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Alamo Area Square Dancers Performing On Stage]

Description: Slide of Alamo Area Square Dancers performing on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. All of the female dancers are wearing the same mid-length light colored dress that have a large bell while all the men wear dark trousers and different button-down shirts.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Alamo Area Square Dancing Onstage]

Description: Slide of the Alamo Area Square Dancers performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The woman are dressed in vibrantly colored ruffle dresses and the men are in button-down shirts.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Alamo Heights Fire Pumper Display]

Description: Slide of three boys playing at Alamo Heights Fire Pumper Display at the Texas Folklife Festival. The pumper has a long nose where the engine sits, a bench and a horn on the right. Two boys are standing on the left side of it while one it sitting in it. The display was sponsored by the Transportation Museum of San Antonio
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Alexey A. Leonov Filming at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Slide of Alexey A. Leonov, Soviet / Russian cosmonaut, with a film recorder at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing near another man with multiple cameras. Leonov is filming some of the sights at the festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Ameleb Club Operating the Lebanese Food Booth]

Description: Slide of the Ameleb Club members cooking and operating the Lebanese food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. A woman on the left is stirring a large pot. To her left are many food items on sticks and to her left is a man cooking the food items on sticks on a grill. There is also another man to the right with his back turned in the background who is also cooking to same food items.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Apache and Alabama-Coushatta Members]

Description: Slide of Tosh (left), an Apache silversmith, with Jack Battise, Alabama-Coushatta drummer and chanter at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are both fully dressed in elaborate outfits. There are also two other people also dressed up.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Apache Man Selling his Craft]

Description: Slide of an Apache silversmith sitting down at the Texas Folklife Festival. He has a red case of silver jewelry. He is wearing Native American jewelry. There are two people on the right looking at his wares and one of them is is picking one of his silver pieces out of the case.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Arm Wrestling Contest]

Description: Slide of an arm wrestling contest sponsored by the Bexar County Cowards. There are two young men on either sides of a table and a woman standing in the background judging the contest. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Artist at Work]

Description: Slide of Bruce Marshall, an artist from Austin, Texas, in costume is sitting at a table with three four adults, three of whom are in costume, and a young boy behind him. Marshall is sketching on a large drawing pad. This was taken at the Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Austin Polish Folk Dancers Performance]

Description: Slide of the Austin Polish Folk Dancers performing on the Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are five male-female dance partners all in a circle and the women are about an arm's length in front of the men. Each man has their hands on their female partner's shoulders and peer over her right shoulder. In reply, the women turn slightly and look and their male partner over the same shoulder. All the dancers are dressed in Polish folk clothes.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Austin Polish Folk Dancers Performing]

Description: Slide of the Austin Polish Folk Dancers performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. There is one female dancer for each male and they are all dressed in Polish folk outfits.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Backwoods Volunteers Bluegrass Band Performance]

Description: Slide of the Backwoods Volunteers Bluegrass Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band has six members, two women and four men, playing onstage with various instruments, such as guitar, banjos and violins. There are people in the foreground sitting down to watch.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Balance Beam Performance]

Description: Slide of the gymnastic team of the San Antonio Jewish Community Center at the Texas Folklife Festival. On a balance beam is a girl performing a routine. At both ends of the beams are two men, also a part of the team, supervising the young girl and holding the ends of the beam. There are spectators sitting and standing behind the balance beam. Underneath the beam are large pads for the gymnast's safety.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio]

Description: Slide of members of Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio performing a dance called "El Son de la Negra" at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are four female dancers onstage, all in white dresses and boots. They are swinging their dresses. The dancers are (left to right) Terry Narvaiez, Edna Perez, Lulu Chavez, and Boni Ramos.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio]

Description: Slide of members of Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio holding fans in front of their chests at the Texas Folklife Festival. The girls are all in Mexican folk dresses for performing dances from Veracruz, Mexico. All the dresses have white skirts and each girl has a different colored top to their dress. They also have hair accessories in matching colors. Betty Silva is second from left, Wanda Balmos is fifth from left, and Cynthia DeHoyos is sixth from left.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[The Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio Performance]

Description: Slide of The Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio of San Antonio, Texas performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are all young females in traditional Mexican dresses. The dancers are grabbing their dresses and swinging their flowing dresses as they dance.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio performing]

Description: Slide of members of the Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio performing on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. (Left to right) Terry Narvaiez, Edna Perez, Lulu Chavez,and Boni Ramos. They are performing a Mexican folk dance called "La Negra." The four female dancers are all in white dresses and boots. They are waving colored cloths over their heads as part of their dance.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]