University of Texas at San Antonio - 2,345 Matching Results

Search Results

[Letter from Mario Marcel Salas to the United States Justice Department - November 8, 1979]

Description: Letter from Mario Marcel Salas of the Black Coalition on Mass Media to the Civil Rights Division of the United States Justice Department. He writes with an urgent tone, as word has spread of a possible march by the Ku Klux Klan. A radio personality, a city councilman, and an organization protesting a housing project have all been linked to the event. Fears of Klan members carrying weapons and enacting violence pose additional threats.
Date: November 8, 1979
Creator: Salas, Mario Marcel

Link to Link: The President's Newsletter, Volume 1, Number 5, September 1979

Description: Link to Link is the national newsletter for the The Links, Inc., issued by the organization's president. It contains letters from the president as well as information about the national assembly, regional conferences, financial statements (including pledged donations), the organizational charter and bylaws, officers and elections, service programs, and other activities of The Links, Inc.
Date: September 1979
Creator: Links, Inc.

[Letter from Drew S. Days to OUED Members - August 29, 1979]

Description: Letter from Drew S. Days III, Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Rights Division, to John H. Sanders, Mario Marcel Salas, and Rick Green of Organizations United for Eastside Development (OUED). The letter is in reply to their allegation of fraud in the trial of Webb Boyd, whose murder was believed to have been racially motivated. Mr. Days assures them that correct action will be taken if their allegations are found to be true.
Date: August 29, 1979
Creator: Days, Drew S.

[Letter from Finnis E. Jolly to Thomas E. Huebner - August 22, 1979]

Description: Letter from Finnis E. Jolly, area manager of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, to Thomas E. Huebner, city manager of San Antonio. Jolly's letter is in response to some of Huebner's questions, as well as a reminder that funds given to the Barbara Jordan Community Center must be reimbursed because of its low priority; otherwise, Jolly will take the proper course of action.
Date: August 22, 1979
Creator: Jolly, Finnis E.

[Status Report: Services to Youth Committee - August 1979]

Description: Handwritten report of the Services to Youth Committee of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. for August 21, 1979. The committee recommends that the chapter partner with local schools, social agencies, YMCA, YWCA, and Boy's Club to provide lessons on hygiene, etiquette, and culture to at-risk youth.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.

[Letter from Vernis Hudgins and Marion Johnson to Marion S. Sutherland - August 6, 1979]

Description: Letter from Vernis Hudgins and Marion Johnson to Marion S. Sutherland, congratulating her for hosting a successful Western Area Conference. Many of the members of the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. had never before attended the area conference for Links chapters located in the United States, but all members were impressed with the efficient management of the conference.
Date: August 6, 1979
Creator: Hudgins, Vernis & Johnson, Marion

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Alvina Paul Holding Wendish Noodles]

Description: Photograph of Alvina Paul holding a pile of Wendish noodles in the Wendish Heritage Society booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The noodles are thinly cut and have not yet been cooked. Alvina is wearing a white blouse with a red shawl and a red and white bonnet.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Alvina Paul Making Noodles]

Description: Photograph of Alvina Paul showing how to make noodles in the Wendish Heritage Society booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. With a rolling pin, she is rolling out the dough from which she will cut the noodles. She is wearing a red bonnet, glasses, a white blouse, and a white apron. Two women are watching her from the other side of the table.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Ameleb Lebanese Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Ameleb Lebanese dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She has curly brown hair and is wearing a cream-colored belly-dancing outfit, decorated with gold coins. Two other dancers are visible in the background.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[American Honey Princess at Beekeeper's Booth]

Description: Photograph of the American Honey Princess giving samples of honey in the beekeeper's booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is standing in the left foreground giving a spoonful of honey to a festival visitor to sample. She is wearing a white dress, a tiara, and a sash displaying her title. An assortment of honey jars are displayed on the table in front of her. In the middle ground, another woman behind the booth is giving a sample to another visitor.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Andy Owens Carving the F Hole of a Violin]

Description: Photograph of Andy Owens, from Old Time String Shop in Nacogdoches, Texas, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Crouched down beside his work surface, he is carving one of the F holes out of a violin. He has curly brown hair and a medium-length beard.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia

[Andy Owens Making an Instrument]

Description: Photograph of Andy Owens, from Old Time String Shop in Nacogdoches, Texas, making an instrument at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The open body of the instrument is being held by a vice while he works on the inside of it. Owens, wearing a plaid shirt, has shaggy brown hair and a dense beard.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia