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[Polish Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Polish National Alliance Dancers, from Houston, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The performers are dancing in pairs on a stage, in a traditional couple dancing fashion. Both men and women are wearing black knee-high boots. The men are wearing red and white vertical-striped pants, long blue vests tied at the waste with a red sash, and red and white hats. The women are wearing black or red patterned skirts with matching vests, aprons, white blouses and flowers in their hair. Several spectators and other festival visitors are visible in the background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lead Guard and Bagpipe Players of Houston Irish Pipes and Drums]

Description: Photograph of the Houston Irish Pipes and Drums group, performing on a stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The lead guard is in the right foreground standing tall, heavily ornamented, holding a baton and wearing an orange cape, orange kilt, red coat and a tall black bearskin cap. The other guards are dressed in traditional Irish guard costumes of orange kilts, black coats and dark green hats. Two bagpipe players are visible behind the lead guard. Behind the stage in the background, people are sitting at tables and watching.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Belgian Bowling]

Description: Photograph of a man participating in Belgian bowling at the Texas Folklife Festival. The man is crouched down in bowling stance and has just released a round, flat object down a marked path. Four men are watching him, two sitting behind and two standing to the right. .
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Houston Irish Pipes and Drums Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Houston Irish Pipes and Drums group, performing on a stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The photograph is taken from an elevated perspective, several feet from the stage. Men dressed in elaborate Irish guard costumes are standing in rigid formation on the stage, wearing orange kilts and black coats. The bagpipe players are lined up on the left side of the stage while the drummers are on the right. The band leader stands center stage, heavily ornamented, holding a baton and wearing a tall black bearskin cap. The front of the stage has large, wide steps that descend to the ground. Many small children are sitting on the steps and several other spectators are gathered on all sides of the stage. Crowds of people and other booths are visible behind the stage.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Indian Drummer]

Description: Photograph of a drummer from the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The drummer is in the right foreground squatting down on his heels and playing a large drum laid on its side in the left foreground. The drum is made from animal skin stretched over the drum shell on both sides to make two drum heads. The man is wearing a Native American feathered headdress of white, brown and red feathers. He is also wearing a red shirt and black vest with red and white trim. Spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Drum and Pipe Jam Session]

Description: Photograph of two Irish bagpipe players and one young drummer boy, having a jam session at the Texas Folklife Festival. The three musicians stand in a triangle, facing one another, under a tree near the Irish booth. One bagpipe player is wearing the traditional uniform of an Irish guard: an orange kilt, military coat and green beret. The other bagpipe player and the drummer boy are wearing normal street clothes. A large crowd of people is visible in the background, watching the performers.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jackie Callier and the Rambling Aces Performing in Cajun Country]

Description: Photograph of Jackie Callier and the Rambling Aces, a Cajun band from Port Arthur, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band is performing on a wooden stage under a canvas covering. Six people are on stage playing different instruments including guitar, violin and drums. In the foreground, spectators are visible from behind, watching the band perform. Many more spectators are visible to the left of the stage. In the background, a large green hill is visible behind the stage.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jim Braud Announcing the Conclusion of Crawfish Race]

Description: Photograph of Jim Braud, Texas crawfish racing commissioner, announcing at the conclusion of the crawfish races at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a red shirt and a red beret holding a microphone and waving his hand in the air. He has an expression of excitement on his face. In the background, spectators of the race are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Horshoeing Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a man putting a horseshoe on a horse at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is bending over, facing away from the horse with the horses leg pulled up on his lap. He is putting a nail into the horseshoe which he will then hammer in. He is wearing a blue button-up shirt and brown leather chaps.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Hush Puppies Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Johanna Olander Wimberly, from Austin, demonstrating how to make hush puppies with cornmeal from her husband's grist mill at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is smiling and dressed in pioneer clothes, with a white bonnet and apron. Pinned to her apron bib is a paper cutout of an ear of corn. She is standing behind a table with a large mixing bowl full of corn dough. A few balls of corn dough have been placed in a wire basket strainer, which she is holding.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Artifacts on Display]

Description: Photograph of a display of Irish Artifacts in the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The artifacts are set up on tables with white table cloths, protected by clear plastic casing. Festival visitors walk around the booth looking at the objects. One woman, a festival worker, stands with arms-crossed inside the booth.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jim Braud Holding Winning Crawfish]

Description: Photograph of Jim Braud, Texas crawfish racing commissioner, holding up the winning crawfish of the crawfish races at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a red shirt and a red beret. Spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Johanna Olander Wimberly Making Hush Puppies]

Description: Photograph of Johanna Olander Wimberly, from Austin, demonstrating how to make hush puppies with cornmeal from her husband's grist mill at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is dressed in pioneer clothes, with a white bonnet and apron. She is standing behind a table with a large mixing bowl. She is rolling the mixture into balls and butting them into a wire straining basket. Behind her a boy is sitting in a chair inside the booth.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Singers Performing]

Description: Photograph of a group of young female Polish singers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are standing in a semi-circle onstage around a microphone wearing colorful dresses and knee-high boots. They are each wearing a white apron with horizontal rainbow stripes. They are also wearing corseted vests and a wreathes of flowers on their head. In the background, many festival visitors are visible behind the stage.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jo Ann Andera, Ameleb Club Dancer]

Description: Photograph of Jo Ann Andera, Institute of Texan Cultures staff member and Ameleb Club dancer, at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a silver and black belly dancing costume, smoking a cigarette and standing next to a microphone stand. Her right hand holds the cigarette and her left is grasping the microphone stand while she looks over to the left. She is wearing a red and yellow scarf in her hair. A large Lebanese flag takes up the entire background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Knife Making]

Description: Photograph of Don Hastings from Palestine demonstrating knife making with a blacksmith's forge at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is holding an object in the forge while his other hand turns a crank. A hammer and anvil are visible on the ground behind him. Several people, adults and children, are gathered around to watch him.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lanie Karam Dancing with the Ameleb Club Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Lanie Karam, dancing with the Ameleb Club dancers, at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a yellow belly dancing costume, consisting of a crop top and long-flowing sheer skirt. She is leaning over to the right with her left arm extended to her side. The photograph is taken from behind her, looking out into the audience. Another dancer in blue is visible near the front of the stage. Several festival visitors are visible in front of the stage.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lebanese-American Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of Lebanese-American Dancers from the Ameleb Club in San Antonio, performing at night at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the foreground, Patricia Mery is dancing in a red, yellow, pink, and purple belly dancing outfit, comprised of a sleeveless crop top and a long, flowing skirt. Behind her to the right is her cousin Debbie Mery who is wearing a blue belly dancing outfit. Two more female dancers are visible behind them, one in yellow and one in blue. The dancers have their hands out to their sides and their weight shifted to their left foot, pointing their right foot out.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Longhorn Cattle in Corral]

Description: Photograph of longhorn cattle in a corral sponsored by the Texas Longhorn Breeder's Association of America, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Three longhorns are visible in the corral. The first, in the foreground, is black with white spots and has horns that curve backward. Behind him is a brown and gray longhorn, and a brown and white one in the very back. The corral is sectioned off on the right by an old ranch fence with stacked wooden logs, and on the left, with a tall chain-link fence.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[People Cheering at Crawfish Race]

Description: Photograph of Jim Braud, Texas crawfish racing commissioner, and crowd cheering at the crawfish race at the Texas Folklife Festival. Braud's arms are raised up in the air and he is standing to the left of the racing surface which has a basket in the center. A crowd is gathered to cheer and watch from behind barricades. Some people have their hands raised. The race is outdoors and the Institute of Texan Cultures can be seen off to the right.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[People Watching a Polka Band Perform]

Description: Photograph of Pehl's Oompah Band, from Fredericksburg, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band members are seated outdoors in a circle, facing one another. They are dressed in traditional German lederhosen and hats, playing trumpets, a tuba, a saxophone, an accordion and a drum set. Many people are standing behind them and watching.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Children Around the Maypole]

Description: Photograph of Polish children dancing around the maypole at the Texas Folklife Festival. The maypole is erected outdoors in a grassy clearing. It is decorated with leafy garland spiraling up to the top where red, white, and blue flowers are displayed. Colored ribbons stream from the top of the pole down to the hands of the children walking clockwise around the pole. All of the children are girls, wearing white knee-high socks and white dresses with horizontal colored stripes near the hem. Over their dresses they are wearing red, black or blue vests embroidered with gold or silver decoration. Flowers or ribbons adorn each of their heads. A few people are standing in the background, watching.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Dancers About to Perform]

Description: Photograph of an outdoor stage at the Texas Folklife Festival where the Polish National Alliance Dancers from Houston are about to perform. The photograph is taken from an elevated perspective and at an angle to the stage. Two women in colorful traditional Polish dresses are standing center stage and speaking in to the microphone. Other costumed performers are gathered on the right side of the stage, watching the two women. The front of the stage has big, wide steps that descend down to the ground. Two female dancers are sitting on the side of the steps. Several people are visible on all sides of the stage, some watching and some walking. A mesh shade covering that hangs over the stage and audience is visible in the top half of the photograph.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections