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[Doris Riedel Making Soap]

Description: Photograph of Doris Riedel making lye soap at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a maroon pioneer dress and a blue apron, and sitting in a chair to the right of a cauldron hanging from a tripod over a coal fire. She is stirring the cauldron with a large wooden stick. A large pile of wood is behind her in the middle ground of the photograph. In the background, crowds of festival visitors are visible.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of Irish dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two lines of three dancers each are onstage facing each other. Each line has two women and a man in the center, the three holding hands. They are kicking up their feet and one woman is actually pictured mid-air. Directly to the left, two dancers are standing and clapping. A colorful shade canopy hangs overhead.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Frontier Soldier Shoeing a Horse]

Description: Photograph of a frontier soldier reenactor at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is dressed in period clothing: blue pants, a white shirt, suspenders and a black, wide-brimmed hat with a yellow cord around the base of the crown. He is bending over holding the back hoof of a dark brown horse up over his lap. In the background, a white horse and a stone house are visible.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dorceal Duckens Performing with the Duckens Family]

Description: Photograph of Dorceal Duckens performing with the Duckens Family Singers at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a white and brown African-inspired shirt, as he grips the microphone with one hand and waves to the crowd with the other. He has a goatee and is smiling. Behind him, other members of the group are visible.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Female Reenactors in Costume Doing Laundry]

Description: Photograph of USAA volunteers portraying fort laundresses at the Texas Folklife Festival. The two women are dressed in pioneer clothing, kneeling down at a silver wash bucket pretending to do laundry. The woman on the left is wearing a blue dress with red-checkered trim and a red-checkered apron. The woman on the right is wearing a gray blouse and white skirt. Both of their bonnets are not being worn but instead tied around their necks. They are part of a larger scene of reenactors, some of whom are visible in the background. Behind them on the right is a porch of an old house. Some people are standing on the porch at a table covered in a red checkered tablecloth. Behind the women on the left, more reenactors and festival visitors are standing around, and a woman on a horse is visible.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Le P'tit Blanc Performing]

Description: Photograph of Le P'tit Blanc performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. A group of musicians are seated onstage. In the right foreground, a man is standing at a microphone playing a recorder. Sitting to the left of him is an accordion player, then a violinist, then a man playing an instrument similar to a guitar but with a teardrop-shaped body. Finally to the left of him is a woman seated with a drum on the ground in front of her. Behind them, red and orange streamers decorate the back of the stage.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bill Clark Making Shingles]

Description: Photograph of Bill Clark making shingles at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is straddling a wooden work bench shaving a flat piece of wood with a drawknife. He is wearing glasses, a straw cowboy hat, a brown shirt, and overalls.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alamo Bobbin Lacers Making Lace]

Description: Photograph of Sue Daeschner, of the Alamo Bobbin Lacers, making lace at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting on the right in the foreground with a large round cushion on the table in front of her. The piece that she is working on is attached to the cushion. She is using several bobbins to make the design, about 25 or so, each loaded with purple string. They are roughly the size and shape of pencils. The string from each bobbin has already been worked into the lace, and she is crossing them over one another to carefully weave the intricate design. To the left of Daeschner, another woman, Col. Lois MacTaggart (US Army, Ret.), is also making bobbin lace. In the left foreground, some finished pieces on display are partially visible.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Norman Sisters Singing Onstage]

Description: Photograph of the Norman Sisters performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. Four female singers are standing onstage holding microphones and singing. The singer in the foreground is wearing a yellow blouse, yellow earrings, and a scarf around her waist. She is singing passionately with her eyes closed. A canopy of greenery is hanging over the stage.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Anne Marrou Speaking to Visitors at a Chuckwagon]

Description: Photograph of Anne Marrou at a chuck wagon speaking to festival visitors at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a purple pioneer dress with a matching bonnet, facing the visitors who are on the right. On display on the chuck wagon's fold down table are three different kinds of rope, an antique rolling pin and wooden bowl, an iron rod, and a few types of barbed wire. Other festival booths are visible in the background.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Goodie Di Raddo Making a Basket]

Description: Photograph of Goodie Di Raddo making a basket at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is standing up, working on a basket she is holding near her waist. She is wearing glasses and a pioneer dress, with an apron and bonnet.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bill Clark Making a Shingle]

Description: Photograph of Bill Clark making a shingle at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is straddling a work bench with the piece of wood in front of him. He is using a drawknife to shave the piece down to the proper shape. He is wearing overalls, sunglasses, and a straw cowboy hat.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Young Boy Participating in Watermelon Spitting Contest]

Description: Photograph of a young boy competing in the watermelon spitting contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing at the edge of a tarp marked with numbers to denote distance. He is leaning forward, puckering his lips to spit a watermelon seed. A woman standing behind him is holding a broom. A crowd of spectators is gathered around closely.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jonas Perkins Working on a Sculptor]

Description: Photograph of Jonas Perkins making a sculpture at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing to the right of his sculpture, wearing a brown cowboy hat, a blue button-up shirt and jeans. The sculpture is of a man in western wear, and is about three feet tall. It is a dark color and could be made of either wood or metal.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Fashing Polecats Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Fashing Polecats performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. Couples of children are dancing in what appears to be gym outfits: shorts, t-shirts, striped knee-high socks, and tennis shoes. Aside from this the girls are wearing short, red aprons, and the boys are wearing sombreros.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Fashing Polecats Dancing]

Description: Photograph of the Fashing Polecats performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. Couples of children are dancing in what appears to be gym outfits: shorts, t-shirts, striped knee-high socks, and tennis shoes. Aside from this the girls are wearing short, red aprons, and the boys are wearing sombreros. The focal point of the photograph is a smiling brown-haired boy, dancing with a girl with long brown hair and a small braid.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Crim Gospel Singers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Crim Gospel Singers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. Three singers and a guitar player are visible on stage. The singer in the foreground is a woman wearing a navy dress with white polka-dots. To the right of her a man wearing jeans and a white shirt is singing and pointing upwards with his arm extended. To the right of him is another male singer. Behind the singers, the man playing guitar is also singing along. A canopy of greenery is hanging over the stage.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bayou City Attic Singers]

Description: Photograph of the Bayou City Attic Singers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. Six women are lined up onstage behind microphones all wearing the same pink shirt and navy skirt except the woman on the very right who is wearing pink pants and a white shirt. This woman is holding a songbook and singing into a microphone. The woman to the left of her is also singing. The other women are not singing.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dancers with Expresiones Argentinas Performing]

Description: Photograph of dancing couples of the group Expresiones Argentinas performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The women are wearing peasant-style dresses with white blouses, fitted red vests, and skirts with aprons. The men are wearing white shirts, black vests, white pants tucked into their boots, and black brimmed hats with long ribbons tied around the band. The long ribbons are fluttering around as they dance. All the dancers are wearing black knee-high boots.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Female Vocalist and Drummer Performing with Expresiones Argentinas]

Description: Photograph of a female vocalist and a drummer performing with Expresiones Argentinas at the Texas Folklife Festival. The woman is on the left, wearing a long orange skirt, a long-sleeved white blouse, and a scarf around her head and neck, topped with a gray bowler hat. She is leaning toward a microphone. On the right, a man wearing Argentine clothing is playing a large drum that is strapped over his shoulder.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Drummer for Cajun Playboys]

Description: Photograph of the drummer for The Cajun Playboys performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is playing a white drum set and wearing a white shirt, dark pants, and a straw cowboy hat with a patch of animal fur at the front. He is wearing tinted, black-rimmed glasses and is smiling at the camera. A guitarist from the band is visible in the background; he is wearing the same outfit.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections