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[Czech Dancers]

Description: Photograph of SPJST Lodge 47 Seaton Star Hall Beseda Dancers of Temple at the Texas Folklife Festival. They represent the New Braunfels Czech Fest. Four men and four women dressed in traditional Czech costumes are performing on an outdoor stage at night. Their costumes are white, black and blue with red trim. The women are wearing dresses with peasant blouses and small white bonnets. The men are wearing black pants, white shirts, and blue vests, tied with red ribbon. In the foreground, two men are dancing, facing one another. Behind them on the left, one woman is clapping. Directly behind the two men, a woman has one hand in the air and one near her hip. Behind the men to the right, one woman is standing, facing the back of the stage. The other performers are only partially visible.
Date: September 8, 1972
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Czech Folk Dancers]

Description: Photograph of SPJST Lodge 47 Seaton Star Hall Beseda Dancers of Temple at the Texas Folklife Festival. They represent the New Braunfels Czech Fest. Four men and four women dressed in traditional Czech costumes are performing on an outdoor stage at night. The costumes are white, black and blue with red trim. The women are wearing blue dresses with aprons, peasant blouses and small white bonnets. The men are wearing black pants, white shirts, blue vests, and black bow ties. The eight dancers are paired off male and female, standing beside but facing the opposite direction of their partner and holding their right hands together up at eye level while their left hands are on their hips. The couples are arranged on stage in a cross pattern. A few heads of spectators are visible in the foreground at the bottom of the photograph.
Date: September 8, 1972
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Opening Ceremonies Balloon Release]

Description: Photograph of exhibit floor tour guides preparing to release balloons at the opening of the first Texas Folklife Festival. Eight tour guides, both male and female, are lined up on an outdoor walkway side by side, each holding up a cluster of colorful balloons. A big portion of the sky is included in the image, and the Tower of the Americas is visible in the background.
Date: September 7, 1972
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man and Woman Holding Balloons]

Description: Photograph of a male tour guide and female tour guide about to release balloons at the opening ceremony of the first Texas Folklife Festival. The man is in the foreground clutching several strings of balloons and the woman is slightly behind him. Both are surrounded by colorful balloons as they smile at the camera.
Date: September 7, 1972
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Releasing Balloons]

Description: Photograph of a female tour guide about to release balloons at the opening ceremony of the first Texas Folklife Festival. She is holding a cluster of colorful balloons that form an arch over her head. She is looking upwards and smiling. In the background another woman is holding another cluster of balloons.
Date: September 7, 1972
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Czech Folk Dancing]

Description: Photograph of SPJST Lodge 47 Seaton Star Hall Beseda Dancers of Temple at the Texas Folklife Festival. They represent the New Braunfels Czech Fest. Four men and four women dressed in traditional Czech costumes are performing on an outdoor stage at night. Their costumes are white, black and blue with red trim. The women are wearing dresses with aprons, peasant blouses and small white bonnets. The men are wearing black pants, white shirts, blue vests, and black bow ties. The eight dancers are paired off male and female, forming four couples who are all dancing around a circle, counterclockwise.
Date: September 8, 1972
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boy Playing in the Sand]

Description: Photograph of a boy playing in the sand with a shovel and pail on "Galveston Beach" at the Texas Folklife Festival. A woman holding a small child is standing behind him and several people are in visible the distant background. "Galveston Beach" is sponsored by Galveston Shrimp Festival.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ray Baca and his Dulcimer Band Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Baca Dulcimer Band, a Czech band from Houston, Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band is playing on an outdoor stage at night. There are five musicians in the photograph, starting from the left: a pianist sitting near a microphone stand, Ray Baca in the center playing the hammer dulcimer, a drummer directly behind him, a seated tuba player and standing in front of him to the right, a saxophonist. The stage's backdrop is a pale yellow curtain. Some decorative colored ribbons are hanging in front of the curtain.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Stan Alexander Plays Guitar]

Description: Photograph of Stan Alexander of the East Texas String Ensemble, from Nacogdoches, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is playing a simple, light-colored, wooden guitar and staring intently out in front of him. Several by-standing spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Stripping Leaves from Sugar Cane]

Description: Photograph of Travis W. Kuykendall with others, stripping leaves from sugar cane for the pioneer cane mill at the Texas Folklife Festival. Three men and four children are helping with the work. Piles of dead stripped-off leaves cover the ground around them. Kuykendall is down on one knee working on the right side of the photograph. The children are in the middle and the other two men are on the left, one standing and one sitting. Right behind the stripping area is a chain-link fence.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pouring Cornmeal]

Description: Photograph of Tim Wimberly at the Texas Folklife Festival, gathering cornmeal from a grist mill for his mother Johanna Olander Wimberly, who will make hush puppies with it. The mill was installed by his father, R. K. (Ken) Wimberly, from Austin. It is made mostly of wood with a few metal parts. Corn is loaded in the top, then it is ground and dispensed into a bin. Tim, wearing a cowboy hat, is bending over collecting cornmeal from the bin and putting it into a bag.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Range Cook Serving Stew]

Description: Photograph of a range cook serving "Son-of-a-Gun Stew", in Cattle Drive Corral at the Texas Folklife Festival. The stew is prepared by Texas Trails Chuckwagon from Albany, Texas. It is in a large cast iron pot suspended over a coal fire by a tripod of wooden logs. The range cook is bending down and ladling out the stew into a small styrofoam soup bowl. He is wearing a beige cowboy hat, a red bandana, a blue shirt and brown leather chaps.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Richard Bolt, Cowboy Cook]

Description: Photograph of Richard Bolt, chuckwagon cook for the 6666 ranch, talking to another cowboy in Cattle Drive Corral at the Texas Folklife Festival. Bolt is wearing black-rimmed glasses, a light blue shirt, a black bandana tied around his neck, jeans and a cowboy hat. He is standing at a counter next to another cowboy, leaning over and around to face him. His hands are clasped at his chest.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Selling Tamales in the Mexican Market]

Description: Photograph of the tamale stand in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two women, members of the San Antonio Conservation Society, are selling tamales to a female festival visitor. The photograph is taken from the side of the stand and is a profile shot of the three women. One of the women working the stand is handing the tamales over the counter to the female visitor. The tamales are being kept in large silver canisters.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sid Pokladnik Directs Orchestra]

Description: Photograph of the Dallas Czech Concert Orchestra being directed by Sid Pokladnik at the Texas Folklife Festival. The orchestra is performing on an outdoor stage at night. The stage has a covering with fluorescent lights to illuminate the musicians. The photograph is taken from amongst the performers, next to a tuba player who is reading music from the stand in front of him.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[String, Woodwind and Brass Players of the Dallas Czech Concert Orchestra]

Description: Photograph of the Dallas Czech Concert Orchestra being directed by Sid Pokladnik at the Texas Folklife Festival. The left side of the orchestra is featured, which contains strings and tubas. On the right side of the photograph, Sid Pokladnik directs from center stage. Colored ribbons are hanging behind the musicians.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[People Watching Sheaf Toss]

Description: Photograph of the sheaf toss sponsored by the Scottish Society of Texas at the Texas Folklife Festival. Several spectators stand around the sheaf toss area while a man tosses the sheaf up in the air, trying to clear it over a high horizontal bar.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pioneer Log House Raising]

Description: Photograph of the pioneer log house raising at the Texas Folklife Festival. The project is directed by Arnold Griffin, a rancher and building contractor in Devine. The photograph is taken from a distance. A green field is in the foreground and the partially constructed log cabin is in the middle ground, along with a large flatbed trailer with musical instruments on it. The log cabin has been completed up to the top of the walls and has the framing of a roof but no covering. Behind it, crowds of festival visitors are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Christmas Display]

Description: Photograph of the Polish Christmas display at the Texas Folklife Festival. The display is set up in a booth in front of a hill covered in shrubs. The booth is covered in Polish symbols and flags, including red and white flower designs, and red and white flags depicting a bird. A few festival visitors are gathered in front of the booth.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Flags and Banners]

Description: Photograph of the area near the Polish food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The area has a row of trees from which several Polish banners and flags are hanging. Several festival visitors are visible, some seated at tables and some walking around.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Preparing Crawfish for Race]

Description: Photograph of Jim Braud, the Texas crawfish racing commissioner from Port Neches, preparing one of his thoroughbred racing crawfish to race at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a red shirt and red beret and appears to be wiping the crawfish with a white paper towel or tissue.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Blacksmith Filing Horses Hoof]

Description: Photograph of a blacksmith demonstrating how to file a horse's hoof at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing at the rear of a white horse, facing the opposite direction. He has the horse's back right foot turned bottom up and held steady on a short, metal stand. He is bending over, scraping the bottom of the horse's hoof with a large file. Several spectators are gathered around to watch.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boerne Village Band Performing on Outdoor Stage]

Description: Photograph of the Boerne Village Band, directed by Dr. Kenneth Herbst, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The photograph, taken onstage with the band, shows the semi-circle of musicians from the side. They are seated and facing the audience who is to the right, outside of the photograph. The backdrop of the stage has a beige curtain and colored ribbons. All of the band members are dressed alike in dark vests and white shirts. Two tuba players are in the foreground facing away while two trumpet players on the far side of the stage face forward.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

["Bongo Joe" Performs for Festival Visitors]

Description: Photograph of George Coleman, "Bongo Joe", performing with his oil barrel drums at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in the left foreground wearing a light-blue collared shirt and a military helmet. The photo is cropped near his waist. He is playing his orange, green, and pink neon colored drums located in the right foreground. He is singing into a silver microphone that is held by a microphone stand that extends over the drums. Another military helmet hangs from the join of the microphone stand. People are standing close by in the background, watching intently.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections