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The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore: 1916-1954

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about folklore in Texas and Mexico, including folk songs and ballads, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, sermons, stories about games and celebrations, folklore of Texas plants, and information about folk remedies. The index begins on page 349.
Date: 1998
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, May 18, 1826]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, on May 18, 1826, discussing the desire to move American Indians tribes out of the territory newly colonized by Americans in order to avoid a conflict between the Comanches and the Tahuacanos. He also mentions a warning about a raid.
Date: May 18, 1826
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Stephen F. Austin, March 19, 1826]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Stephen F. Austin, on March 19, 1826, discussing the resolution of the conflict between the Comanche Indians and the Tahuacanos, as well as the movements of militia troops. He goes on to discuss the other tribes they have been having trouble with.
Date: March 19, 1826
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man wears a beaded and feathered headdress with a red mantle covered with yellow fringe and a white bandanna. His face is painted with white and yellow paint.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancing Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man wears a beaded and feathered headdress with a red mantle covered with yellow fringe. His white leather moccasins are embroidered with beads and bells. He holds to stick-like objects with swinging tassels in his hands as he dances. His face is painted with white and yellow paint.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Robert Thonoff with Coushatta Dancer]

Description: Photograph of Emcee Robert Thonoff dancing with Alabama-Coushatta dancers at the 20th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Robert stands on the main festival stage, holding hands with a girl to his right, and an Alabama-Coushatta dancer on his left.
Date: [1991-08-01..1991-08-04]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers perform on a concrete stage underneath a yellow and orange canopy. A large audience of festival participants sit along the edges of the stage as the dancers perform.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta singer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The singer wears a white headdress with blue beading, matching jewelry, and a purple dress. Festival participants watch her perform from the perimeter of the stage.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancers]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a young woman stands in between a young girl and boy. The dancers wear traditional Native-American dress including beaded earrings, headdresses, and necklaces.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Hoop Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the 19th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The male dancer wears traditional Native American clothing as he performs a hoop dance for festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Native American Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the 19th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The male dancer wears traditional Native American clothing as he performs a hoop dance for festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Hoop Dance Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the 19th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The male dancer wears traditional Native American clothing as he performs a hoop dance for festival participants. The dancer jumps through the hoops as they extend out in front of his body.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Native American Hoop Dance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the 19th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The male dancer wears traditional Native American clothing as he performs a hoop dance for festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Hoop Dance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the 19th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The male dancer wears traditional Native American clothing as he performs a hoop dance for festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the 19th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The male dancer wears traditional Native American clothing as he performs for a large crowd of festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two boys stand together on stage, wearing traditional Native-American dress including beaded earrings, headdresses, and necklaces.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a boy stands on stage wearing traditional Native-American dress, including a feathered headdress and beaded necklaces.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a boy stands on stage wearing traditional Native-American dress, including a feathered headdress and beaded necklaces.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancing Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancer wears a large feathered headdress with a beaded headband, chest plate and belt. He holds painted sticks with beaded tassels attached to the ends as he dances for festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Performer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The girl wears a beaded headdress and necklaces with a pink dress and sash. She smiles for the photograph before performing for a crowd of festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Flute Player]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer playing the flute at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancer wears traditional Native American clothing consisting of a beaded headdress, long beaded necklaces, a navy bandanna, and a pink top with fringe.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancer's face is painted black and green. He wears a beaded headband, breast plate, and belt. His suede moccasins are beaded and wrapped in fur. He swings a red cord around his head and body, performing a dance for festival participants.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancer's face is painted black and green. He wears a beaded headband, breast plate, and belt as he raises an object constructed of red tubing above his head.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The male dancer wears traditional Native American clothing consisting of a beaded headdress, long beaded necklaces, a blue bandanna, and a blue top and skirt with light blue fringe.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
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