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[Polish Refugees]

Description: Photograph of Polish refugees in a hay cart. Horses pulling another cart are behind them.
Date: May 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Whitefield with Refugees]

Description: Photograph of Clarence Whitefield posing with seven Polish and Russian refugees who did KP for the 12th Armored Division after they were liberated from forced labor camps. A woven basket is visible in the foreground.
Date: April 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Woman Displaying Polish Costumes and Needlework]

Description: Photograph of a woman displaying Polish costumes and needlework at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is sponsored by the Polish American Center in San Antonio. The woman is wearing traditional clothing: a white peasant blouse with embroidered sleeves and trimmed with lace, a fitted black vest with embroidery and trim, and a floral headband. Out on display are pillows, aprons, and an assortment of decorative needlework.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Laura Bretzke Holding Cloth Flowers]

Description: Photograph of Laura Bretzke in the Polish American Center booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing traditional folk wear: a white peasant blouse under a sleeveless green dress with floral embroidery. She has long dirty-blonde hair and is holding a bouquet of cloth flowers.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Musicians]

Description: Photograph of Polish musicians performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band performs on a stage in front of a crowd of festival participants. The musicians are playing the accordion and the drums on a stage with a colorful, painted backdrop.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman in Traditional Polish Attire]

Description: Color photograph of a woman wearing a traditional Polish dress and a floral crown in her hair; she is a participant of the 7th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. She is also wearing sunglasses. She is holding up a square-shaped piece of Polish needlework in her hands. Behind her are a couple of women also clad in traditional Polish attire.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Standing in Polish Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Polish booth and exhibit at the Texas Folklife Festival. A man, visible through an open doorway, is standing in a room that has been temporarily constructed as part of the Polish exhibit. He is wearing a light-colored shirt and pants, a long vest, and a brimmed hat. Visible inside the room is a wooden table and two chairs, a surface covered with a decorated tablecloth, a chandelier, and a window on the far wall. Outside the room, small leaves have been painted above and on the doorway.
Date: [1985-08-01..1985-08-04]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Polish food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man and a woman lean out of open windows of a booth decorated with painted flowers and vines. A sign reading "Polish Village" was attached to the top of the booth.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Needlework and Craft Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Polish needlework and craft booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the booth is decorated with two wooden models dressed in traditional Polish clothing. A woman leans over a shelf holding various Polish historical items, wearing a sleeveless shirt and white shorts.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Women in Polish Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of two women in the Polish food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are making some kind of fruit pastry. The woman on the right is scooping peaches onto a flat, round pastry bread while the woman on the left is folding up the pastry. They are both wearing traditional outfits: peasant blouses with large, lace-trimmed sleeves; fitted, lace-up, embroidered vests; long skirts and floral headbands.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[One Woman Feeding Another Woman in Polish Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of two women in the Polish food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are both wearing traditional outfits: peasant blouses with large, lace-trimmed sleeves; fitted, embroidered vests; long skirts and floral headbands. The woman on the right is spooning some food from a plate into the woman on the left's mouth. A man standing behind them is looking over.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jo Ann Witek in Polish Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of Jo Ann Witek in the Polish food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a traditional outfit: a peasant blouse with large, lace-trimmed sleeves; a fitted, embroidered vest; and a floral headband. She is holding a plate containing some type of Polish food.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Krakowiak Polish Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Krakowiak Polish Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man and woman are dancing together side-by-side with their arms around the other's lower back. Their opposite arms are raised in the air. The woman is wearing a knee-length floral skirt, a peasant shirt with an embroidered vest, and knee-high boots. The man is wearing dark pants, a light shirt, and an open embroidered vest.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Peggy Skok Serving Golbki]

Description: Photograph of Peggy Skok serving Golbki (cabbage rolls) in the Polish food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a traditional outfit: a white peasant blouse, a blue fitted and embroidered vest, a long colorful skirt, and a floral headband. She is putting a cabbage roll onto a small paper plate as she smiles at the camera. She has short blonde hair and is wearing gold jewelry.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Teenage Polish Folk Dancers]

Description: Color photograph of a teenage duo of Polish folk dancers, performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The young woman is wearing a long floral skirt and a white blouse. Her partner, the young man, is wearing a white shirt and white pants. Another couple of dancers are visible in the background. A large grassy area behind them is filled with seated onlookers.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Presenting a Piece of Polish Needlework]

Description: Black and white photograph of a woman dressed in a traditional Polish costume, holding up a square-shaped piece of Polish needlework. She is standing next to a table where various objects are strewn on its surface. This table is one of many at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Teenage Polish Folk Dancers]

Description: Color photograph of a teenage duo of Polish folk dancers who are performing at the 7th annual Texas Folklife Festival. The young woman is wearing a long floral skirt and a white blouse. Her partner, the young man, is wearing a white shirt and white pants. Another couple of dancers are visible in the background. A large grassy area behind them is filled with seated onlookers.
Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Wycinanki]

Description: Photograph of a Polish wycinanki on display at the Polish Arts & Culture Foundation booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A woman in a purple shirt and navy kerchief is holding the framed piece of ornately cut purple paper.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Krakowiak Dancers with an Audience Member]

Description: Photograph of Krakowiak Polish Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancing pairs of men and women wear historical Polish dress. Members of the audience were called to the stage to participate with the Polish dancers.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Krakowiak Polish Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Krakowiak Polish Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dance pair consists of a man and a woman wearing historical Polish dress as they perform for an audience at dusk. The woman wears a white shirt with large, draping lace sleeves under a black leather bodice embroidered with brightly-colored flowers. Her colorful skirt and floral headband match the flowers on the bodice. Her dance partner wears a bright blue sheath over a white undershirt, secured with a red belt. A peacock feather extends out of his red hat.
Date: [1980-07-31..1980-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections