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[Balloons Released at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a large mass of multicolored balloons being released from the entrance bridge at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival opening ceremony. They block the view of a tall, narrow structure that is partially visible in the background. A crowd of people are seated along the side of the entrance boulevard. A child wearing a jersey with the number 60 on the back stands in the foreground, watching the balloons go up. A few people in the background are also standing and watching the balloons.
Date: August 7, 1975
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lanie Karam, Ameleb Club Dancer]

Description: Photograph of Lanie Karam, a dancer and member of the San Antonio Ameleb Club, performing in a covered pavilion on a wide, white floor. A covered fabric tent is visible behind her. She is costumed in a bedlah suit (a bra and a sheer skirt) that is heavily trimmed with gold accents. Audience members are visible in both the foreground and the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jo Ann Andera, Dancer with the San Antonio Ameleb Club]

Description: Photograph of Jo Ann Andera, a dancer and member of the San Antonio Ameleb Club, and an employee of the Institute of Texas Cultures. She is performing in a covered pavilion on a wide, white floor. A covered fabric tent is visible behind her. She is costumed in a bedlah suit (a bra and a sheer skirt) that is heavily trimmed with gold accents. She is dancing with her arms out while her face is mid-exclamation. Audience members are visible in both the foreground and the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cynthia Van de Walle at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Cynthia Van de Walle from San Antonio, Texas, holding items for a Belgian rice pudding contest at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. Cynthia balances three bowls between her two hands. She is wearing a yellow shirt, denim overalls with orange buttons, and gold hoop earrings. Blindfolded people wrapped in protective coverings are visible behind her.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Master of Ceremonies at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of W. T. Oliver, Master of Ceremonies at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. Oliver, who is from Port Arthur, is standing before a microphone stand to conduct the festival's opening ceremony. He has one hand on his hip while the other holds a piece of paper down at his side. A small crowd of people are gathered in the background, standing a few feet behind Oliver with their backs to a wall. The guitarist of a mariachi band is visible to the right of Oliver in the middleground.
Date: August 7, 1975
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Los Conquistadores Playing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a mariachi band known as Los Conquistadores performing at the opening ceremony of the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. Their director is Jose Morantes. Miguel Acosta, the guitarist in the foreground, is playing the guitarrĂ³n, or large guitar as he stands near the other band members, including a violinist and two more guitarists. A small crowd is visible in the background.
Date: August 7, 1975
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Belgian Rice Pudding Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of participants competing in a Belgian rice pudding contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a blindfolded woman is raising a spoon of rice pudding towards her partner's head. The man is also blindfolded. Both partners are wearing plastic covers over their clothes while they stand on a stage.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bluegrass Kinfolks at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Bluegrass Kinfolks, from Tuscola, playing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, the members of the band are standing on a stage, playing their instruments into microphones. The man in the foreground plays the violin, followed by a guitar behind him. A string bass is partially visible at the left of the photograph.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Buckin' Barrel Game at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a child playing on a buckin' barrel at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a child is straddling a large long with a saddle attached to the top. Her feet are in the stirrups and her hands hold onto the post of the saddle as it rolls off of the log. A man is standing behind her, managing the ropes that hold the log in the air.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lebanese Dancers Performing at Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of five women performing Lebanese dances at the 1975 Folklife Festival as members of the San Antonio Ameleb Club. They are wearing traditional dancing costumes called bedlahs that consist of gold-trimmed brassieres and sheer, flowing skirts of different colors. Each woman is holding a tambourine above her head.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lebanese Folk Dancer Tanya Zwan Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Tanya Zwan performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The photograph features Tanya with one leg outstretched and her arms in the air, wearing a long flowing dress with a beaded hem and waist. Other Lebanese dancers are standing behind her, leaning against a room partition. Many participants from the festival are watching the performance to the left of the pavilion.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Mabuhay Dancer Teaching Tinikling]

Description: Photograph of a member of the Mabuhay Dancers, a Filipino dance group from San Antonio directed by Lillian Reyes, at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a red dress with plaid trim and teaching Tinikling to an audience member. The audience member is a young boy dressed in jeans and a red shirt. They are jumping over bamboo poles on the ground held in place by other dancers. They are performing outside. Other spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ice Bath at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a woman icing her feet 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a woman is raising the skirts of her dress to reveal her calves as she stands in a small metal bowl filled with water and ice. Her sandals were placed in the grass in front of the bowl. A chest freezer and several opened boxes are visible behind the woman.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irene Stephan Performing Japanese Dance ]

Description: Photograph of Irene Stephan at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. She is demonstrating a classical Japanese dance while wearing a white kimono with pale pink and yellow flowers on it. Her hair is pulled back and has flowers in it. She is outside on a low wooden stage. People are visible in the background. Irene Stephan is from McAllen, Texas.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the E.I.R.E. dancers from Houston, Texas, performing Irish folk dances for the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The dancers consist of four couples performing a dance on a stage. A large crowd is watching from the lawn as the dancers spin around. The women are wearing matching white sleeveless dresses with heavy embroidery around the neck. The men are wearing traditional Irish costume of white blouses and golden kilts with green cummerbunds.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Japanese Shish Kabobs at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a man grilling shish kabobs at the Japanese grill at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The row of grills stretch out extensively behind the row of booths on the main fairway. The man tending to the grill is wearing a long-sleeve striped shirt with jeans and an apron.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jerry Young at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Jerry Young from Devine, Texas, serving molasses at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas in August of 1975. Jerry sits on a white upturned bucket with a large metal ladle in his hands. He wears a light-colored cowboy hat, denim long-sleeve shirt, and khaki pants. Another man stands behind Jerry, holding a long stick he appears to be using to stir the molasses. Another man stands behind him, while a woman looks on from behind a stone wall.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jewish Folk Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Jewish folk dancers performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, four women are holding hands as they revolve around a circle. They are wearing matching dresses with floral embroidery around the neck, sleeves, and the hem. They are barefoot as they dance on the concrete parking lot.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Laredo Bayanihan Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of members of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The photograph features two female dancers stepping in and out of poles controlled by two women holding opposite ends of the poles. The dancing women are waving large fans and wearing fitted dresses with rich sequin embroidery.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Laredo Bayanihan Dancers Performing the Itik-Itik Dance]

Description: Photograph of the Laredo Bayanihan Dancers, from St. Augustin School, at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are all female and are performing the Itik-itik (or duck) dance. The dancers are wearing white blouses with plaid skirts and headscarves. They are barefoot and performing on an outdoor stage. Spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections