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The Cabin Book; or, Sketches of Life in Texas.

Description: This is an English translation of the German text, which is a historical novel about the creation of the Republic of Texas. It consists of a series of sketches that depict the new Republic of Texas as a land of opportunity for immigrants.
Date: 1844
Creator: Sealsfield, Charles, 1793-1864
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Irish Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the E.I.R.E. dancers from Houston, Texas, performing Irish folk dances for the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The dancers consist of four couples performing a dance on a stage. A large crowd is watching from the lawn as the dancers spin around. The women are wearing matching white sleeveless dresses with heavy embroidery around the neck. The men are wearing traditional Irish costume of white blouses and golden kilts with green cummerbunds.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Food Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Irish food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, participants are gathered around the grill with spatulas in their hands, flipping burger patties. Each participant is wearing an apron over their clothes. A large crowd is visible behind the booth. The Irish area is sponsored by the Harp and Shamrock Society.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Scottish Bagpiper at 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of a Scottish bagpiper playing in a band on stage at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975. The bagpiper is wearing a traditional Irish kilt. Other members of the band are wearing unique hats and playing various instruments like the guitar, banjo, and drums. A crowd of people look on as the band performs.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Folk Dancers Performing a Dance]

Description: Photograph of Irish folk dancers from Houston, Texas, performing a dance at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Two girls are clasping hands while a boy stands between them. The dancers appear to be wearing traditional Irish garments. Festival participants and festival booths are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[A View Inside the Irish Flat]

Description: Photograph of the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas exhibit booth, which shows the inside of a representation of a 19th century house in the Irish Flat neighborhood of San Antonio at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The small house is furnished, complete with a table covered with dinnerware, a tall shelf, chairs, and a fireplace. Several people are inside this small house.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Representation of a 19th Century House]

Description: Photograph of the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas exhibit booth at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The booth features a small structure, representing a 19th century house in the Irish Flat neighborhood of San Antonio. The windows of this small house are open and festival participants are looking through the windows to see inside the structure. Other festival participants are visible all around.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Men Oustide of a Representation of a 19th Century House]

Description: Photograph of Bill Hunter, Dr. Sean Burke, and state leaders of the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The men are in front of a structure representing a 19th century house in the Irish Flat neighborhood of San Antonio. Festival booths and other participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[A View Inside the Irish Flat]

Description: Photograph of Dr. Sean Burke, Eleanor Patrick, and an unidentified girl holding a poster reading, "Ireland's Treasures" at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. They are standing inside the structure representing a traditional 19th century Irish Flat; the inside of the flat features exhibit items loaned by members of the Harp and Shamrock Society.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Guard Salutes]

Description: Photograph of the Houston Irish Pipes and Drums group, performing on a stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The guards are arranged in a semi-circle facing the audience, dressed in traditional Irish guard costumes of orange kilts, black coats, and dark green hats. The bagpipe players are lined up on the left side of the stage while the drummer is on the right. The band leader stands center stage, heavily ornamented, holding a baton and wearing an orange cape and a tall black bearskin cap. Wearing white gloves, he proudly salutes the audience. The front of the stage terraces down to the ground. Many small children are sitting on the terraces looking intently toward the stage. There is lettering on the bass drum that reads, "Irish Pipes and Drums, Houston".
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Serving Mulligan Stew]

Description: Photograph of a woman serving Mulligan Stew in the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The woman, wearing a houndstooth skirt, is only visible from her waist down, ladling the stew from a buffet server into styrofoam bowls.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Artifacts on Display]

Description: Photograph of a display of Irish Artifacts in the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The artifacts are set up on tables with white table cloths, protected by clear plastic casing. Festival visitors walk around the booth looking at the objects. One woman, a festival worker, stands with arms-crossed inside the booth.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Serving Green Beer]

Description: Photograph of a man, a member of the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas, serving green beer at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a green top hat and a green shirt with a button that says, "Kiss me I'm Irish". He is standing behind a Lone Star beer tap pulling down the spout handle and filling a cup with green beer. Another cup of green beer is sitting on the counter in front of him.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Slicing Bread]

Description: Photograph of a man slicing Irish bread in the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The bread is resting on a cutting board on a table in front of him. The man is wearing a navy, short-sleeved, collared shirt with white pants, sunglasses and a baseball cap.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[People Viewing Irish Artifacts]

Description: Photograph of people looking at the display of Irish artifacts in the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The green-painted booth has two signs overhead reading, "Artifacts" and "Irish". In the foreground, a man and a woman under the 'artifacts' sign are perusing the objects on display. The photograph is taken at an angle to the booth and shows the whole length of the booth, receding into the background. In the middleground and background, other people gathered in front of the booth are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Display of Fine Linen and Table Settings]

Description: Photograph of a display of fine linen and table settings loaned by Dr. Sean Burke in the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas Booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The table setting and linens are displayed on tables with white tablecloths, protected by clear plastic casing. In the foreground the table settings are visible. A variety of crystal and porcelain dinnerware is on display. Two visitors looking at the table settings are partially visible in the bottom right corner. Across the booth, other visitors are looking at the linens and talking to the booth worker.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Novelties for Sale]

Description: Photograph of a stand displaying Irish novelties for sale at the Texas Folklife Festival. The stand is part of the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas booth. The booth is decorated with green and white paper fringe, green balloons, and shamrocks. The sign overhead reads, "Novelties". Displayed on the table are small green and white objects, including leprechaun figurines. A boy in a green shirt is in charge of the stand. He is standing behind the display table, waiting for customers.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lead guard of Houston Irish Pipes and Drums Stands Alone]

Description: Photograph of the lead guard of the Houston Irish Pipes and Drums, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is heavily ornamented, holding a baton out to his right and wearing an orange plaid cape, orange plaid kilt, red coat, black decorated sash and a tall black bearskin cap. He is standing outside in front of a stone wall; his face contains a serious expression.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Member of Houston Irish Pipes and Drums]

Description: Photograph of the Houston Irish Pipes and Drums group, performing on a stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The photograph features one of the drummers in profile view. He is wearing black pants with a red side stripe, a black military coat and a green beret with a red feather. He standing, playing a marching style drum that is attached to his waist. Behind him other band members are partially visible. In the background, a mesh shade covering that spans above the stage is visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Drum and Pipe Jam Session]

Description: Photograph of two Irish bagpipe players and one young drummer boy, having a jam session at the Texas Folklife Festival. The three musicians stand in a triangle, facing one another, under a tree near the Irish booth. One bagpipe player is wearing the traditional uniform of an Irish guard: an orange kilt, military coat and green beret. The other bagpipe player and the drummer boy are wearing normal street clothes. A large crowd of people is visible in the background, watching the performers.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Female Singer-Guitarist Performs]

Description: Photograph of Ann Kennedy, Irish-American singer-guitarist from San Antonio, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting in a chair on an outdoor stage beside two microphones. She is wearing orange-red pants, a long-sleeved white blouse, a lime-green vest, and glasses. She is turned slightly away from the microphones, strumming her guitar and gazing toward the ground offstage. In the background, a parking lot full of cars is visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Folk Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Harp and Shamrock Society of Texas folk dancers, from Houston, performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the foreground a man and a woman are dancing together. The woman is wearing a short white dress and a brown cape or shawl with fringe trim. The man is wearing a white long-sleeved shirt, a green sash and a brown kilt. Other dancers are partially visible in the background, as well as some spectators offstage.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Folk Dancers Performing a Dance]

Description: Photograph of Irish folk dancers from Houston performing a dance at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are partnered off and are grasping hands. The female dancers are wearing white dresses accented by embroidery, black tights, and black shoes. The male dancers are wearing white long-sleeved shirts, black ties, and what appear to be brown kilts. All dancers are wearing a brown and green cloth that is pinned to the shoulder. Festival participants watch in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Folk Dancers Performance]

Description: Slide of a Irish Folk Dancers from Houston, Texas performing on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. There is a grouping of three female dancers dancing in the foreground and three male dancers in the background. All of the dancers are wearing traditional Irish clothing.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections