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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

[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 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

[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 Dancer]

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. 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 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.
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'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, 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 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 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

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The young boy wears traditional Native American clothing consisting of a beaded headdress, long beaded necklaces, a red vest and apron, and feather pieces tied to his arms.
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 Dancer]

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 stick-like objects with swinging tassels in his hands as he dances.
Date: [1990-08-02..1990-08-05]
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
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