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[29 Club Members Performing]

Description: Photograph of 29 Club members, representing Fox Hunt Follies festival in Center, Texas, performing songs and dances of the 1920s at the Texas Folklife Festival. The performance is at night on an outdoor stage; the photograph is taken from out in the audience. Men and women are dressed colorful costumes. Most of the women are wearing solid, brightly-colored dresses with bloomers that cover the knee. Each woman has a white shoulder sash. The men are wearing suits and 1920's style bowler or skimmer hats. One man is dressed in 1920's striped swimwear and playing a guitar.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]

[29 Club Members Singing and Dancing]

Description: Photograph of 29 Club members, representing Fox Hunt Follies festival in Center, Texas, performing songs and dances of the 1920's at the Texas Folklife Festival. The performance is at night on an outdoor stage; the photograph is taken from out in the audience. Men and women are dressed colorful costumes. Most of the women are wearing solid, brightly-colored, dresses with bloomers that cover the knee. Each woman has a white shoulder sash. Two men are in suits and are wearing 1920's style bowler hats. Two other men are wearing shorts and polo shirts with 1920's style skimmer hats. Many of the performers are making some gesture with their arms, either raised, out in front, or gesturing toward the audience.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]

[1929 Club Members of Fox Hunt Hollies]

Description: Color photograph of the 1929 Club Members of the Fox Hunt Hollies, a musical performance group, singing at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. Three women and two men are wearing historical dress from the 1920's, including flapper dresses, beaded headbands, and polka-dotted bow ties. Each member of the group is playing a ukulele.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Gonzalez, Jesse

[1929 Club Members of Fox Hunt Hollies at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of the 1929 Club Members of the Fox Hunt Hollies, a musical performance group, singing at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. Three women and two men are wearing historical dress from the 1920's, including flapper dresses, beaded headbands, and polka-dotted bow ties. Each member of the group is playing a ukulele.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Gonzalez, Jesse

[74th Highland Regiment of Foot at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the 74th Highland Regiment of Foot, also known as the Argyll Highlanders performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Members of the regiment are walking in rows of two wearing historical military dress. The man in the front left is holding a flag, while the man in the right is playing the drums. Other members of the group are carrying bayonets on their shoulders.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]

[Accordionist at Polish Booth]

Description: Photograph of a male accordionist performing in the Polish booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is looking at the camera and leaning backwards as he plays his black and white accordion. He is wearing a patterned head wrap and a black vest with red, green and yellow detail. A sign behind him says, "Only 6 tickets, Polish Sausage".
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Accordionist for Round Top Brass Band]

Description: Photograph of a male accordionist performing with the Round Top Brass Band at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He has a handlebar mustache and is smiling as he plays his black and white accordion. He is wearing a brown corduroy visor and a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Accordionist with Round Top Brass Band]

Description: Photograph of a male accordionist performing with the Round Top Brass Band at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He has a mustache and is playing a black and white accordion. He is wearing a brown corduroy visor and a white shirt with the sleeves rolled up. A tuba player is visible behind him on the right.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Adobe Making Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Bill Corkery demonstrating how to make adobe at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bill leans over a wooden trough as he pours water into the individual sections. Several festival stand behind Bill, watching the demonstration.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]

[Adobe Making Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Bill Corkery demonstrating how to make adobe at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Bill leans over the wooden trough, shoveling an unknown substance into the individual sections. A festival participant stands behind Bill, watching the demonstration.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]

[Aerial View of Crawfish Racing Track]

Description: Photograph of crawfish racing track from taken from above at the Texas Folklife Festival. Close to the center of the photograph is a square white table painted with concentric red and blue circles. People are crowded around waiting for the start of the crawfish race, sponsored by Texas Champion Crawfish Races in Port Arthur. In the top portion of the photograph there are large yellow letters displayed on a grassy hill that read, "Port Arthur". Directly below that, smaller orange letters read, "Texas Greatest Corner".
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]

[Aerial View of Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Aerial photograph of the Institute of Texas Cultures and surrounding area during the Texas Folklife Festival. The Institute building is in the center. Its surrounding lawn is speckled with festival visitors. The outer rim of the property contains a majority of the booths which are recognizable from above by the rainbow canopies that are covering them. The area is bordered by two roads and a highway.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]

[Aerial View of the Institute of Texan Cultures]

Description: Aerial photograph of the Institute of Texas Cultures building during the Texas Folklife Festival. The Institute building is at the top of the photo. Its surrounding lawn is speckled with festival visitors. The left side of the property contains a group of booths which are recognizable from above by the rainbow canopies that are covering them. A group of flagpoles at the entrance to the building are visible near the bottom of the photo.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]

[African-American Food Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the two women eating in the African American food booth at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August 1975. In the photograph, the two women are seating in fold-up chairs. The woman on the left is wearing a white dress with tan sandals. The woman on the left is wearing a dark-colored shirt with a plaid skirt and white sandals. A tent covers the entire pavilion above them.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]

[African-American Singer Performs Onstage with Pianist]

Description: Photograph of Amenolee Whitaker, African-American singer from Stephen F. Austin University, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a summer dress with a quilt pattern and white sandals, performing onstage with a pianist. She stands behind a microphone stand to the right of the seated piano player who is facing away from the audience and wearing a green dress. In the background, a beige curtain and colored streamers are hanging.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]

[African-American Singer Performs with Pianist]

Description: Photograph of Amenolee Whitaker, African-American singer from Stephen F. Austin University, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a summer dress with a quilt pattern, performing outdoors during the day on a grassy field. She is standing behind a microphone stand to the right of a seated piano player who also has a microphone set up. The Institute of Texan Cultures visible in the distant background as well as the base of the Tower of the Americas.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]

[Agnes and Ervin Comeaux]

Description: Color photograph of a woman and a man, identified as Agnes and Ervin Comeaux, standing together at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a red blouse, a full, striped skirt and a white hat. She is holding a parasol over her shoulder. Next to her, Ervin is wearing a button-up shirt, a white fringed vest, and a red beret. They are members of the Golden Triangle Cajun Club.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia

[Agnes Comeaux with Parasol]

Description: Color photograph of Agnes Comeaux, a member of the Golden Triangle Cajun Club and a participant of the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is dressed in red and white attire, including a matching parasol, hat, and sunglasses.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia

[Alabama-Coushatta Basket Display]

Description: Photograph of the Alabama-Coushatta baskets being displayed in Indian Village at the Texas Folklife Festival. On a table in the foreground are a variety of tan baskets. Some are small and some large, but all are woven. On the other side of the table, women and children are surveying the baskets. In the center, a woman with large red sunglasses is looking at the display.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]