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[Arts and Crafts Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Tigua Indians' arts and crafts booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several workers are standing on one side of the table, while festival participants are standing on the other side. Jewelry is displayed on the table, along with small dolls.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

Bicycle riders in downtown San Antonio

Description: Photograph of girls riding bicycles on the street in front of an entrance to HemisFair '68, in downtown San Antonio, Texas. Many of the people standing outside of the fair's gates are watching the riders pass by. The central concrete shaft of the Tower of the Americas is visible in the background.
Date: 1968

Corpus Christi enthusiasts at HemisFair '68

Description: A man walking with two women on each side of him, all interlocking arms, in front of the Switzerland Pavilion at HemisFair '68. The four women and the man each are wearing hats that read "Corpus Christi", and three of the women are also wearing pageant-type sashes that read "Corpus Christi". One of the women is wearing a HemisFair '68 hostess dress.
Date: 1968

[Entrance to Mexican Market]

Description: Slide of the Mexican Market of the Texas Folklife Festival. This is a sampler of "Night in Old San Antonio" sponsored by the San Antonio Conservation Society. The entrance is bright red with a red and yellow sign overhead. There is a yellow flower painted on it with 1974 in blue painted in the center. Above the flower is the word "mercado" (Spanish for "market") painted in green letters.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Front View of Mexican Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Mexican food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. It is modeled to look like Mission Espada. The facade is two-dimensional, and is painted to look like stone. Figures of a friar and a Native American are also painted on the facade. Above the center doorway, which is actually being used as a serving window, are three archways where artificial bells are hanging. On the far left and right of the structure are two additional serving windows. Colorful streamers are strung from the highest archway in the center, down the sides of the booth. The Institute of Texan Cultures building is visible in the background.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]

[Greeting Card from Steve]

Description: Greeting card from Steve to an unknown recipient. The card has been sent on the occasion of a birthday to a friend and colleague of Steve. "Happy Birthday" has been printed in Spanish on the front of the card along with a six-pointed star.
Date: unknown

[Group Making Paper Flowers]

Description: Slide of Lose Admiradores at the Texas Folklife Festival making paper flowers. A few members are standing while they make paper flowers. The group is working at a table that has an arrangement of large finished flowers in a container. Behind the table are glass panels where "flores" is written, meaning "flowers" in English.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]

[Letter from Sandra Cisneros to Sterling Houston - November 4, 1997]

Description: Letter from Sandra Cisneros to Sterling Houston, prominent San Antonio playwright. She invites him to a celebration honoring MacArthur guests and the stage play "Ofrendas del Alma, del Corazon, y de la Mente" (translated to Offerings from the Soul, the Heart, and the Mind). At the end of her letter, she provides instructions to her home.
Date: November 4, 1997
Creator: Cisneros, Sandra

[Plaza Espana Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of Plaza Espana, a Spanish food booth sponsored by the Ballet Folklorico de San Antonio, at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The booth appears to be selling various food items, as well as sangria; a lot of people are crowded around the booth. People standing at the top of a hill are visible behind the booth.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]

[Project SER Sponsored Menudo Booth]

Description: Slide of a booth serving menudo (a Mexican soup) that is sponsored by Project SER at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are three men to the right posing for the picture. They are standing next to a table where menudo-filled foam bowls are sitting. Behind them are men operating the booth. In the background are people walking in a walkway.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]