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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

[Photograph of Bell]

Description: Photograph of a small bell mounted on a platform supported by tall logs., with trees in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Alabama-Coushatta Reservation, Polk County, Texas."
Date: June 9, 1949
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Grave Marker]

Description: Photograph of a grave marker for an unidentified person, with several other grave markers visible in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Alabama-Coushatta Reservation, Polk County, Texas."
Date: June 9, 1949
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Grave Marker]

Description: Photograph of a grave marker in a graveyard among other grave markers. There is no text on the marker. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Alabama-Coushatta Reservation, Polk Co., Texas."
Date: June 9, 1949
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Heritage, Volume 10, Number 2, Spring 1992

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Date: Spring 1992
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

[Buddy Temple Gives Speech at Wilson's Governor Day]

Description: Photograph of State representative Buddy Temple, friend of Charlie Wilson, speaking at Wilson's Governor for a Day ceremony at the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation in Polk County, Texas on December 2, 1972. Behind him are Charlie Wilson and his first wife Jerry, and Lufkin attorney Martin Dies. Judge John Hannah was also in attendance.
Date: December 2, 1972
Partner: The History Center

[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 Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer at the 20th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the young dancer wears traditional Native American clothing such as a feather headdress, a beaded headband, and white moccasins.
Date: [1991-08-01..1991-08-04]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer at the 20th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the young dancer wears traditional Native American clothing such as a feather headdress, a beaded headband, and white moccasins.
Date: [1991-08-01..1991-08-04]
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 Dance Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers wear traditional Native American clothing consisting of feather headdresses, beaded headbands, skirts with long fringe, and white moccasins. They perform on a grey stage in front of a large audience of 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 Dancer]

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, tasseled shirt, and beaded 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 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 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 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