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[Miss Texas USA Cutting Ribbon at Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of Miss Texas USA cutting the ribbon at the opening ceremony of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is wearing loose striped pants, a black tank top, and a sash denoting her title. An older man wearing a shirt and tie is standing to the left of her.
Date: August 5, 1982
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[English Peasants at the Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of three English peasants wearing off-the-shoulder dresses and mob caps at the opening ceremony of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman in the center is holding an umbrella printed with the British flag.
Date: August 5, 1982
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Men and Women in Traditional Folk Clothing at the Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women in traditional European folk clothing at the opening ceremonies of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are walking together with linked arms. The women are wearing tea-length skirts with aprons and peasants shirts with fitted vests. The men are wearing cropped pants with knee-high socks, white shirts and double-breasted vests.
Date: August 5, 1982
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Rita Lawson in Welsh Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of Rita Lawson in the Welsh food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a traditional Welsh costume and a hat with a tall crown, she is serving welsh cookies.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Steve Hartz Playing Violin with Kirk Hunter]

Description: Photograph of Steve Hartz, from Old Time String Shop, playing violin with a member of Lone Star Fiddlers outside of Frontier Fort at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing overalls, Hartz is on the left while Kirk Hunter, wearing a poet shirt and a straw hat, is on the right. They are sitting in an area surrounded by tables of stringed instruments containing guitars, banjos, and mandolins.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Storytellers Onstage]

Description: Photograph of Ace Reid, Guich Koock, and Paul Patterson telling stories onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Reid is on the left sitting in a tall wooden chair, while Koock is in the center sitting on a square hay bale. Patterson is on the right sitting in a rocking chair. All three men are wearing boots and cowboy hats.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Women Performing Irish Dance]

Description: Photograph of two women performing an Irish dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing knee-length skirts, cropped jackets with lace trim, and dark pantyhose, they are dancing side by side with their hands joined and raised between them.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Wence Shimek Polka Band]

Description: Photograph of the Wence Shimek Polka Band, from Lavaca County, performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Starting from the left there is a clarinet player named Louis (denoted on his music stand), a guitarist, Wence singing at center stage, a drummer in the background, and another guitarist on the right. All members are male except for the guitarist on the right. The back of the music stand in front of her reads, "Helen." A sign on the right reads, "Wence Shimek and the All Star Sounds."
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman With Lamb in Her Lap]

Description: Photograph of a woman sitting with a beige lamb in her lap at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The lamb is from Swift Sheep Farm in Kingsbury, Texas. The woman, sitting in a lawn chair, is wearing a cap bearing the logo of the farm. She is talking to a man who is squatting on the ground on the right.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Rocky Tays Stuffing Sausage]

Description: Photograph of Rocky Tays demonstrating sausage stuffing in the Wurstfest booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing traditional German clothing and a red patterned vest, he is stuffing a sausage casing with a manual stuffer he is operating by turning a crank.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Steve Hartz with Violin]

Description: Photograph of Steve Hartz from Old Time String Shop in Nacogdoches at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a t-shirt and overalls, he is holding a violin like a guitar as he plucks it. He has brown curly hair and a beard.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Storytellers Performing Onstage]

Description: Photograph of Paul Patterson, Allen Damron, Guich Koock, and Ace Reid telling stories onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Patterson is on the left sitting in a tall wooden chair, while Damron and Koock are in the center sitting on a square hay bale. Damron is playing a guitar while Koock holds a microphone up to his face. Reid is on the right, sitting in a rocking chair. Everyone except Damron is wearing a cowboy hat and boots. Behind them is a painted backdrop of a wooden house front.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Young Men Splitting Shingles]

Description: Photograph of two young men splitting shingles at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man on the right is holding a post vertically while the man on the left is hammering it into a a splitter. They are both wearing jeans and cowboy hats. Hanging on a tree behind them is a sign that says, "Shingle Splitters."
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Demonstrating Origami]

Description: Photograph of a woman demonstrating Origami at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing sunglasses and a shirt with floral detail, she is sitting a table, folding a small piece of paper.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sandy Grasso at Boot and Shoe Repair Booth]

Description: Photograph of Sandy Grasso in the boot and shoe repair booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Antique boots and shoes are displayed on the table in front of her. On a shoe stand to the right, an antique Edwardian boot with a button flap is displayed. In the background, cobbler tools are displayed on pegboard.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Storytellers Ace Reid and Guich Koock Onstage]

Description: Photograph of Ace Reid and Guich Koock telling stories onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Reid is on the left sitting in a tall wooden chair, while Koock is on the right sitting on a square hay bale. They are both wearing boots and cowboy hats and holding microphones.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Girls Performing Irish Dance]

Description: Photograph of two young girls performing an Irish dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing short skirts, cropped jackets, and laced up dance shoes, they are dancing side by side. The girl on the left is holding the hand of the girl on the right, leading her around to the front.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Visitors Dancing to Tejano Music]

Description: Photograph of festival visitors dancing to the music of a Tejano band at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers are in the foreground while the band is onstage in the middle ground. Two trumpet players are in the center of the stage, flanked by a a couple of keyboard players.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Weaving on Loom]

Description: Photograph of Sandy Booth in a blue bonnet and a pioneer dress weaving on a table-top loom at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is a member of the Brazoria Militia reenactors showing Texas life in 1832.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[David Howell Carving Gun Stock]

Description: Photograph of David Howell, of Brazoria Militia, giving gunsmith lessons at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is crouched over a vice that is holding a gun stock, which he is carving.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ed Bell Telling a Story]

Description: Photograph of Ed Bell, from Indianola, telling a story onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing an admiral's cap, he is sitting in a rocking chair and holding a microphone. A painted backdrop of a wooden house front is partially visible behind him.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Emcee Robert Thonoff with Flo Baca]

Description: Photograph of emcee, Robert Thonoff, with Flo Baca of the Gil Baca Czech Band at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are both wearing traditional German clothing: Thonoff in an alpine hat, and Baca in an ornately decorated vest and bonnet. Thonoff is holding the microphone that Baca is speaking into.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Female Drummer for Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]

Description: Photograph of a female drummer for the Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cap that says, "Indian Power," she is sitting in a chair and playing a Native American drum with furry mallets.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Iris Dunn, Storyteller from Bee County]

Description: Photograph of Iris Dunn, from Bee County, telling a story onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a tea length skirt with ruffle eyelet trim, she is standing and speaking into a microphone. A painted backdrop of a wooden porch is partially visible behind her, as are two rocking chairs.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections