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[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

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Beadwork]

Description: Photograph of a woman creating a beaded headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman, a member of the Alabama Coushatta tribe, spreads out the large headdress decorated with feathers and beads.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Costumes]

Description: Photograph of members of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe preparing costumes for a dance demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a small boy wears traditional Native-American dance regalia as a woman leans over his fur boot, attaching bells to his costume.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a boy wears an intricate costume consisting of a feather headdress, beaded headband, tasseled belt, and fur boots with bells attached. He holds sticks with suede tassels attached as he dances for festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two young dancers in full Alabama-Coushatta regalia perform for a crowd of festival participants. The dancers wear large feather headdresses, beaded belts, and fur boots as they dance.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Regalia]

Description: Photograph of women preparing Alabama-Coushatta Indian dance regalia at the Texas Folklife Festival. The women sew red and purple feathers onto large headresses. One woman sits in the grass weaving string in and out of a cardboard circle, while another sits in a chair working on a yellow and green headdress.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]

Description: Color photograph of a young man dressed in Alabama-Coushatta tribal embellishments. He is participating as a dancer representing the Alabama-Coushatta tribe of Texas, performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a beaded headband, a beaded stole, and a beaded necklace. Secured by a tie at his chin, his headdress protrudes from behind him; it is made of feathers in various colors.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer Jack Battise]

Description: Photograph of Jack Pattise with a festival participant at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jack wears a feather headdress from the Alabama-Coushatta tribe. He stands next to a festival participant speaking into a microphone.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer Jack Battise]

Description: Photograph of Jack Pattise with a festival participant at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jack wears a feather headdress from the Alabama-Coushatta tribe as he speaks into a microphone. He stands to the left of a man wearing patterned suspenders over a short-sleeved shirt.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear intricate headdresses, belts, and boots as they perform on a grassy area for festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]

Description: Photograph of the Alabama-Coushatta Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear traditional Native-American clothing as they dance on a grey stage in front of a crowd of festival-participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a group of Alabama-Coushatta dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Standing on the left are three boys in traditional clothing: fluffy fur boots, red and orange shirts and skirts, beaded sashes, and fans of feathers on their backs. A young girl is standing in the middle wearing pigtails, and a brown blouse and skirt with yellow and orange trim. On the right is a woman in a green dress with orange and yellow trim, wearing a beaded crown and a sash that says, "Pow Wow Princess".
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Headdress]

Description: Photograph of a man making a headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man, a member of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe, sits in a chair with a dark-colored sleeveless shirt and white pants, attaching feathers to a circular disk.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing traditional tribal clothing: a woven headband and arm band, a loin cloth, and a large purple, orange, and white feathered headdress that extends all the way down his back. He is also wearing modern aviator sunglasses.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is in traditional dress: shirtless, with a red and black beaded necklace; a blue beaded sash; a light blue beaded headband; a brown, black, and white, feather mohawk; and a fan of blue, white, pink, and black, feathers on his back. Another Indian boy is to the left in a predominately green outfit.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer Performing]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing for a crowd at the Texas Folklife Festival. His clothing is traditional: brightly-colored yellow, red and black, and heavily decorated with feathers. He is wearing knee-high cream-colored animal fur boots, a black loin cloth, a yellow shirt and a dark-colored headdress. Attached to his back are two large bunches of red, yellow, and black feathers, arranged like a fan in a semi-circle. He is dancing on the grass in front of a crowd of spectators.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancers]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young man performing an Alabama-Coushatta folk dance with others. They are wearing traditional tribal attire including a headdress. He is a performer at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Drummer]

Description: Photograph of Jack Batisse, an Alabama-Coushatta Indian drummer, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing traditional tribal clothing: a blue shirt decorated with red and yellow ribbons, a headdress with white and brown feathers, a beaded necklace and an armband. He is holding a large mallet and beating a drum in front of him. Festival visitors are visible standing behind him.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph

[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