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[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[Adrian Lopez the Cowboy Poet]

Description: Photograph of Adrian Lopez, Rachero cook and singer, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is holding and guitar in front of two microphones on stands. A background with painted trees and a banner with "IBC - International Bank of Commerce" are visible in the background.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of the Institute of Texas Cultures]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the Institute of Texas Cultures dominates the scene. The building is surrounded by festival booths and vehicles. Brightly-colored flags decorate the main thoroughfare as festival participants explore the festival.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of the Opening Ceremonies]

Description: Photograph taken from the roof of the Institute of Texan Cultures building during the Texas Folklife Festival opening ceremonies in San Antonio, Texas. In the foreground is a walkway leading from the building to the rest of the festival grounds. In the background is a group of flag poles. The area is filled with people walking around.
Date: August 6, 1981
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the main thoroughfare is visible between two grassy areas. Festival participants walk the thoroughfare and explore the dozens of booths representing various cultures. The photograph was taken from the roof of the Institute of Texas Cultures building.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[African-American "Soul Food" Booth]

Description: Black and white photograph of two women preparing soul food at the African-American heritage booth at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are both wearing plastic gloves on their hands. Paper streamers hung from above are on either side of them.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Agrifood Masters-Classroom Cow]

Description: Photograph of the Agrifood Masters-classroom cow at the 24th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The cow stands in a pen. Several children watch the cow from outside of the pen.
Date: [1995-08-03..1995-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Aguas Frescas at the Mexican American Business and Professional Women Booth]

Description: Photograph of two women serving aguas frescas, at the Mexican American Business and Professional Women booth, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman on the right is pouring the drink into a red cup with a large ladle. Both women are wearing headbands of colorful flowers on the top of their heads.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Aguas Frescas at the Mexican American Business and Professional Women Booth]

Description: Photograph of a woman serving aguas frescas, at the Mexican American Business and Professional Women booth, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is wearing a bright red apron over a colorful dress and a headband on top of her head. Other decorations and people are visible in the background.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Aguas Frescas Booth]

Description: Photograph of a woman serving aguas frescas at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman is wearing a large sombrero with the word "Mexico" embroidered across the brim in red thread as she stirs a large container of fruit juice. The drink booth is sponsored by the Mexican-American Business and Professional Women's Organization.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Aguas Frescas Booth]

Description: Photograph of a woman serving aguas frescas at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The women wears a large sombrero and a blue shirt. She stirs a large container of aguas frescas, a flavored fruit drink, with a long ladle. The booth is sponsored by the Mexican-American Business and Professional Women.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Aguas Frescas Booth]

Description: Photograph of a woman serving aguas frescas at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She wears a red shirt, silver earrings, and a red bow in her hair as she serves up lime aguas frescas in a plastic booth. The drink sales sponsors the Mexican American Business & Professional Women's Club booth.
Date: [1991-08-01..1991-08-04]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Aguas Frescas in the Mexican Market]

Description: Photograph of a man serving Aguas Frescas in the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man wears a large sombrero, a denim shirt with decorated with pins and medals, and a black bow tie. He pours a ladle full of green juice into a clear plastic cup for a festival participant.
Date: [1992-08-06..1992-08-09]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph