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[News Clip: The Brendan Voyage]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: June 12, 1978, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 3 minutes 04 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Houston Irish Pipes and Drums Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Houston Irish Pipes and Drums group, performing on a stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The photograph is taken from an elevated perspective, several feet from the stage. Men dressed in elaborate Irish guard costumes are standing in rigid formation on the stage, wearing orange kilts and black coats. The bagpipe players are lined up on the left side of the stage while the drummers are on the right. The band leader stands center stage, heavily ornamented, holding a baton and wearing a tall black bearskin cap. The front of the stage has large, wide steps that descend to the ground. Many small children are sitting on the steps and several other spectators are gathered on all sides of the stage. Crowds of people and other booths are visible behind the stage.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
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

[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 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

[Scottish and Irish Bagpipe Performance]

Description: Slide of Irish and Scottish bagpipers perform onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The bagpipers are in a grid-like formation, each with a bagpipe under their left arm. Some of the bagpipers are dressed in studded hates and plaid kilts, but they all wear socks just shy of their knees and dark shoes.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Scottish and Irish Bagpipers and Drummers Performing]

Description: Slide of Scottish and Irish bagpipers and drummers performing with a large crowd surrounding them at the Texas Folklife Festival. This shot is focuses on a man in a plaid kilt playing a snare drum behind his fellow members in the performance. A bass drummer is in front of him, another snare drummer to his right and bagpipers to his left. In the background, there is a log cabin and a crowd of people watching the number.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lead Guard and Bagpipe Players 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 lead guard is in the right foreground standing tall, heavily ornamented, holding a baton and wearing an orange cape, orange kilt, red coat and a tall black bearskin cap. The other guards are dressed in traditional Irish guard costumes of orange kilts, black coats and dark green hats. Two bagpipe players are visible behind the lead guard. Behind the stage in the background, people are sitting at tables and watching.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Folk Dancers Performing on Stage]

Description: Photograph of Irish folk dancers from Houston, performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The stage is just a platform, raised a couple feet off of the ground. The dancers are dressed in orange, green and white, traditional Irish clothing. The men have fabric draped over their shoulder and are wearing kilts. There are three men and three women, lined up by gender and facing one another. The two lines of dancers appear to weaving through one another. The photo is taken from several feet away from behind the stage. In the foreground a grassy space near the stage contains several red chairs, some stacked and some single. One person on the right is seated in a red chair and holding up a yellow umbrella to block the sun. On the left end of the stage is a sign denoting the stage number. In the background, crowds of festival visitors have gathered to watch the performance.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
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

[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

[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

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 & Mersch, Ch. Fr.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

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

[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
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