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[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

[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

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph

[The Alamo City Highlanders]

Description: Color photograph of a marching band of men playing the bagpipes at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are all dressed in traditional Scottish attire.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alamo City Highlanders]

Description: Black and white photograph of a group of men known as the Alamo City Highlanders playing the bagpipes in an organized formation at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are wearing traditional Scottish clothing, including kilts.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alamo City Highlanders Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Alamo City Highlanders performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band members are standing in a circle, with the band leader in the center. Everyone is in Highland dress and playing a bagpipe. The band leader is wearing a traditional feather bonnet and holding a baton.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph

[Alamo City Highlanders Pipe Band Marches]

Description: Photograph of the Alamo City Highlanders Pipe Band, a Scottish band, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band members are in formation and dressed in traditional Scottish clothing as they march through the festival. Crowds of festival visitors are visible behind and beside the band.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alamo City Highlanders Pipe Band Performs Onstage]

Description: Photograph of the Alamo City Highlanders Pipe Band, a Scottish band, performing at night at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band members, dressed in traditional Scottish clothing, are lined up onstage. Drummers are on the right and bagpipe players on the left. The photograph, taken from amongst the audience, shows many festival visitors sitting in front of the stage.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[Alamo City Highlanders Pipe Band Performs Onstage at Night]

Description: Photograph of the Alamo City Highlanders Pipe Band, a Scottish band, performing at night at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band members, dressed in traditional Scottish clothing, are lined up onstage. Drummers are on the right and bagpipe players on the left. The photograph is taken from the right side of the stage, showing the performers at an angle.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Item Type: Photograph

[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]
Item Type: Photograph