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[The Hoboes Musical Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Czech musical group, the Hoboes, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The five members of the band sit and stand onstage wearing jeans decorated with various patches and plaid shirts. Three of the men play the trumpet, one man plays the guitar, and the fifth man holds a red broom in his hand.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bass Box Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of the Hoboes bass box player Bootsie Ehler playing the musical instrument a festival participant. Bootsie and his guest use brooms to make noise on a wooden board covered with salt. The four other members of the band stand around the bass box players, accompanying them with three trumpets and a guitar.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Hoboes Czech Band]

Description: Photograph of the Czech musical group, the Hoboes, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The five members of the band sit and stand onstage wearing jeans decorated with various patches and plaid shirts. Three of the men play the trumpet, one man plays the guitar. The fifth man plays a bass box, which is played by rubbing a broomstick across a wooden box covered with salt.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bass Box Playing]

Description: Photograph of the Czech musical group, the Hoboes, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a member of the audience is being boosted on the stage by another audience member, in order to play the bass box. The woman is wearing a red shirt tucked into a denim skirt, and brown sandals.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Mary Ann Kleffner and Irene Mazoch with Kolaches]

Description: Photograph of Mary Ann Kleffner and Irene Mazoch with kolaches at the Bexar Co. Czech Heritage Society booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A sign with a painted woman and "Kolach[es]", appliances, and foliage are visible in the background.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Portrait of Family

Description: Copy negative of Henry and Filmena Kvapil John with their children Milan Louis, Henry Jr. and two other children. Mr. John is wearing a dark suit and has a beard. Filmena is wearing a long dress with a cross necklace around her neck. The two boy children are wearing jackets and stockings and the others are wearing dresses. Written across the bottom margin of the photograph is, "Henry & Filmena John & children at the time they came to US". Written below that is, "Henry, Lod, Bessie, Milan".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Family Portrait

Description: Copy negative of a Czech family, including Filomena Kvapil John seated on the far left. The group includes eight women dressed in long, black dresses and one man dressed in a suit and bow tie. Some of the women are wearing necklaces, and one elderly woman is wearing a head scarf. Illegible handwriting is written below the photograph, naming the people in the image.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Family Portrait

Description: Copy negative of Jacub, Anna and Marenka Kvapil. Mr. Kvapil is wearing a dark suit and the women are wearing dark dresses with dark head scarves.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Wedding Portrait

Description: Copy negative of Henry and Filmena Kvapil John. She is seated and wearing a dark dress with ruffled sleeve cuffs and collar. He is wearing a dark suit.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Czech Folk Dancers of the West]

Description: Photograph of the Czech Dancers of the West performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The men and women wear traditional Czech clothing as they perform in front of a large audience. The men stand in a tight circle, supporting the female dancers in their arms as they spin.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Czech Folk Dancers of the West Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Czech Dancers of the West performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Male and female couples twirl around a wooden stage wearing traditional Czech clothing. A large audience watches the performance from below the raised stage.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Czech Folk Dancers of the West

Description: Photograph of the Czech Dancers of the West performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Male and female couples twirl around a wooden stage wearing traditional Czech clothing. A large audience watches the performance from below the raised stage.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Joseph Kaspar, Czech Accordionist]

Description: Photograph of Czech accordionist Joseph Kaspar at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is sitting with his red accordion in front of two microphones. He is an elderly man, wearing a brown fedora, white shirt with floral trim, and navy pants. He has blue eyes and is wearing glasses.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Czech Folk Dancing]

Description: Photograph of the Czech Dancers of the West performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A woman with her arm raised above her head holds hands with a man as she twirls in a circle in front of him. Two lines of dancers form a tunnel that the dancers walk through as they perform on a stage in front of a large crowd.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dansul Tejas Performance]

Description: Photograph of the dance group Dansul Tejas performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The group consists of men and woman wearing traditionally Czech clothing. Two men hold hands as they jump forward, while four women stand behind them, also holding hands and performing the same action. A multicolored backdrop decorates the stage.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Czech Singers]

Description: Color photograph of a group of women and men performing as Czech singers at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. On the left, four men are grouped together around two microphones. On their right is a long line of women gathered around three visible microphones. All the singers are holding up sheet music binders. One woman sits at an electric organ. They are all dressed in traditional Czech attire.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Czech Folk Dancers of the West

Description: Photograph of the Czech Dancers of the West performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers perform on a stage under a large canopy as crowds of festival-participants watch. A line of dancers stands towards the back of the stage clapping as a second group of dancers performs in the center of the stage.
Date: [1984-08-02..1984-08-05]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Joseph Kaspar the Czech Accordianist]

Description: Photograph of Joseph Kaspar, the Czech accordionist, performing on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is holding a large red accordion and standing in front of a red and white structure. A stone building is visible in the background.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Helen Oats Pouring a Drink]

Description: Photograph of Helen Oats, director of Texas Czechs in Review-Moravian Beseda dancers from Dallas, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing an embroidered white peasant blouse with ornate trim and a fitted vest, she is pouring a beverage from a ceramic flask into a small teacup.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sokol Zizka Gym Team Performing]

Description: Photograph of Sokol Zizka, a Czech gym team from Dallas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Young gymnasts are lined up doing somersaults down a mat, one after another. In the foreground at the end of the mat, a girl is just coming out of a somersault, rolling off the mat and onto the grass.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Flo Baca Holding a Child]

Description: Photograph of Flo Baca of the Gil Baca Czech Band holding a child in her arms after a musical performance. Flo wears a traditional Czech costume consisting of a bonnet, scarf, and white shirt with puffy sleeves. Each piece has intricate embroidery on it.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections