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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

[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

[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

[Female Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancers]

Description: Photograph of female Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are standing side by side just outside of the covered booth area, wearing pioneer skirts and blouses, decorated with Indian jewelry and sashes. They all have their hair in long pigtails but the two women on the right have theirs in braids whereas the two younger girls on the left do not. All of them are holding square woven baskets. In the right background, an Indian man in a headdress is playing a large drum. Behind the women on the left, festival visitors are gathered to watch.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Mexican Border Ballads and Other Lore

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Mexico and Texas, including ballads, personal anecdotes, folktales of the Alabama-Coushatta Indians and other miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 141.
Date: 2017
Creator: Boatright, Mody C.
Partner: UNT Press

The Folklore of Texan Cultures

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of various ethnic and religious groups residing in Texas, including songs, myths, legends, and other essays. The index begins on page 363.
Date: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Costumes]

Description: Photograph of members of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe preparing costumes for a dance demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a small boy wears traditional Native-American dance regalia as a woman leans over his fur boot, attaching bells to his costume.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Feather Headdress Making]

Description: Photograph of a woman making a feathered headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman, a member of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe, ties together the intricate bead and feather design.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at 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 wear intricate headdresses, belts, and boots as they perform on a grassy area for festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer Jack Battise]

Description: Photograph of Jack Pattise with a festival participant at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jack wears a feather headdress from the Alabama-Coushatta tribe. He stands next to a festival participant speaking into a microphone.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer Jack Battise]

Description: Photograph of Jack Pattise with a festival participant at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jack wears a feather headdress from the Alabama-Coushatta tribe as he speaks into a microphone. He stands to the left of a man wearing patterned suspenders over a short-sleeved shirt.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Beadwork]

Description: Photograph of a woman creating a beaded headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman, a member of the Alabama Coushatta tribe, spreads out the large headdress decorated with feathers and beads.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Regalia]

Description: Photograph of women preparing Alabama-Coushatta Indian dance regalia at the Texas Folklife Festival. The women sew red and purple feathers onto large headresses. One woman sits in the grass weaving string in and out of a cardboard circle, while another sits in a chair working on a yellow and green headdress.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Headdress]

Description: Photograph of a man making a headdress at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man, a member of the Alabama-Coushatta tribe, sits in a chair with a dark-colored sleeveless shirt and white pants, attaching feathers to a circular disk.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dancer performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a boy wears an intricate costume consisting of a feather headdress, beaded headband, tasseled belt, and fur boots with bells attached. He holds sticks with suede tassels attached as he dances for festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Child Playing With Hoops]

Description: Photograph of a girl from the Alabama-Coushatta Native American tribe playing with large red hoops at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The girl wears a blue striped swimsuit top with a red bow, pink shorts, and floral print shoes.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta dance performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, two young dancers in full Alabama-Coushatta regalia perform for a crowd of festival participants. The dancers wear large feather headdresses, beaded belts, and fur boots as they dance.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Making Alabama Coushatta Fry Bread]

Description: Photograph of an American Indian woman making Alabama-Coushatta Fry Bread at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting in front of an outdoor stove placing pieces of rolled-out dough into a cast iron frying pan full of oil. To the left on a small table is an industrial-sized silver kitchen bowl filled with finished fry breads, ready to be served. The woman is wearing a red shirt with rainbow zig-zag stripes on the sleeves.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Indian Dancer]

Description: Photograph of an Alabama-Coushatta Indian dancer at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing traditional tribal clothing: a woven headband and arm band, a loin cloth, and a large purple, orange, and white feathered headdress that extends all the way down his back. He is also wearing modern aviator sunglasses.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections