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[U.S. War Department General Orders 90]

Description: Document outlining orders from the Secretary of War regarding the training of machine gunners, the distribution of camp exchange profits, officers and entrusting public money to other soldiers as disbursal agents, and the organization of the new US Army Slavic Legion for Slavic troops.
Date: October 5, 1918
Creator: United States. War Department.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Fortune Teller with Customer]

Description: Photograph of a fortune teller, with a customer, in the Polish castle at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The fortune teller is sitting on one side of the table and the customer is on the other side; the customer is holding a deck of cards. A banner with writing and drawings is visible behind the fortune teller.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Model of a Polish Castle]

Description: Photograph of a Polish castle at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The castle is three-dimensional and appears to be made of cardboard that has a brick-like appearance. The castle is inside a booth that is covered with a light-weight tarp; festival participants are sitting at the tables in front of the castle.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Dancers Performing a Dance]

Description: Photograph of Victor Barczynski and Genny Kosub Kraus, Polish dancers from San Antonio, performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are wearing brightly colored traditional Polish garments, which are accented by embroidery. Festival participants are watching the dancers.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Dancers Performing a Dance]

Description: Photograph of Polish dancers from San Antonio performing a dance in a parking lot at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are wearing traditional Polish garments and each of the partners are holding hands. In the center, wearing the dark green dress, is Jo Ann Witek. Festival participants are all around the dancers.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Austin Polish Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Austin Polish folk dancers holding hands in a circle underneath a mesh canopy made of streaming ribbons. The dancers are dressed in brightly colored traditional Czech clothing. A crowd of onlookers surround the dance troupe as they perform at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Austin Polish Folk Dancers and Krakowiak Dancers from San Antonio at the Texas Folklife Festival - August 1975]

Description: Photograph of Austin Polish Folk Dancers and Krakowiak Dancers from San Antonio holding hands in a circle underneath a mesh canopy made of streaming ribbons. The dancers are dressed in brightly colored traditional Polish clothing. A crowd of onlookers surround the dance troupe as they perform at the Texas Folklife Festival in September of 1975.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Entrance to Polish Area]

Description: Photograph of the entrance to the Polish area outside of the Institute of Texan Cultures building at the Texas Folklife Festival. The entrance is denoted by a large archway of paper decorations: red, blue, and white flowers. Visible through the arch, there are red letters hanging from a string of banners that read, "Texas Polonia". Under that another sign reads, "Polish". The Institute of Texas Cultures Building is visible on the left. Festival visitors are sitting and walking through the area. A few Polish flags are scattered throughout the area.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish St. Nicholas Cake]

Description: Photograph of St. Mikolaj (St. Nicholas) cake, made by a Polish nun of the Seraphic Order in San Antonio, in the Polish Christmas display at the Texas Folklife Festival. The cake is molded to form St. Nicholas sitting in a sleigh. The cake looks to be covered in chocolate icing, with white icing for decoration and detail. In front of the cake is a small sign written in Polish. Behind the cake a sign reading, "Polish Festival Flags" is displayed on a container of small flags.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Flags and Banners]

Description: Photograph of the area near the Polish food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The area has a row of trees from which several Polish banners and flags are hanging. Several festival visitors are visible, some seated at tables and some walking around.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Christmas Display]

Description: Photograph of the Polish Christmas display at the Texas Folklife Festival. The display is set up in a booth in front of a hill covered in shrubs. The booth is covered in Polish symbols and flags, including red and white flower designs, and red and white flags depicting a bird. A few festival visitors are gathered in front of the booth.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Lajkonik Parade]

Description: Photograph of a Polish Lajkonik parade at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several young people, wearing traditional garments and hats, are standing and holding up long sticks. The sticks are decorated in what appears to be leaves, flowers, and ribbons. Festival participants are visible all around.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Lajkonik Parade]

Description: Photograph of a Polish Lajkonik parade at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several of the people in the procession are wearing long garments and hats. The hobbyhorse is barely visible on the left. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Lajkonik Parade]

Description: Photograph of a Polish Lajkonik parade at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several people are visible under the fabric of the dragon; the people form the body. Another person is wearing the head of the dragon. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Lajkonik Parade]

Description: Photograph of a Polish Lajkonik parade at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several young people, wearing traditional garments and hats, are processing in the parade. They are holding long sticks decorated in what appears to be leaves, flowers, and ribbons. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Lajkonik Parade]

Description: Photograph of a Polish Lajkonik parade at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. Several of the people in the procession are wearing traditional garments and hats. The Lajkonik is in the center, wearing the pointed hat and riding the hobbyhorse. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Austin Polish Folk Dance Performance at the Texas Folklife Festival - August 1975]

Description: Photograph of Victor Barczynski and Genny Kosub Kraus, Krakowiak Dancers from San Antonio performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. Genny stands in front of the Victor with her arms outstretched, while Victor stands behind her, guiding the dance. Both dancers are dressed in traditional Polish costume. A crowd of civilians watches the dance underneath a roped awning.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Singers Performing]

Description: Photograph of a group of young female Polish singers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are standing in a semi-circle onstage around a microphone wearing colorful dresses and knee-high boots. They are each wearing a white apron with horizontal rainbow stripes. They are also wearing corseted vests and a wreathes of flowers on their head. In the background, many festival visitors are visible behind the stage.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Needlework Demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of Genny Kosub Kraus demonstrating Polish needlework at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, Genny is holding a piece of cloth in one hand, and running a needle through it with the other hand. She is wearing traditional Polish dress featuring a tall headband decorated with flowers, a white shirt embroidered with flowers along the sleeve, and a sleeveless vest.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Cultural Booth]

Description: Photograph of women resting in the Polish booth at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The two women sit in folding chairs in front of a large collection of maps and photographs hung on the fence behind them.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish "Lajkonik" Performance]

Description: Photograph of a Polish "Lajkonik" performance at the Texas Folklife Festival. The performance is at night on a covered outdoor stage with lighting. Twelve performers are visible on stage in a variety of costumes and colors. Located at center stage is a man in a wizard hat wearing a long flowing multi-colored cloak which protrudes in front of and behind him. At the front of this protrusion is an artificial horse head which suggest the actor is riding a horse. Some performers are wearing traditional polish clothing while others wear floor-length tunics in solid bright colors. A few spectators are visible in front of the stage.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Men Dressed as "Zaki"]

Description: Photograph of two Polish-Texan students dressed as "Zaki" at the Texas Folklife Festival. Their purpose is to walk around the festival grounds urging visitors to visit the Polish booth. In the photograph they are standing and talking to each other. They are wearing black knee-high boots, loose red and white vertical-striped pants, and navy sleeveless cloaks highly decorated with red tassels and gold detail. The cloaks are cinched at the waist with a red belt. Under the cloaks they are wearing white long-sleeve shirts. The man on the right holds a cup and points to something outside of the image. The man on the left is wearing glasses and looking toward what is being pointed at.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Polish National Alliance Dancers, from Houston, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The performers are dancing in pairs on a stage, in a traditional couple dancing fashion. Both men and women are wearing black knee-high boots. The men are wearing red and white vertical-striped pants, long blue vests tied at the waste with a red sash, and red and white hats. The women are wearing black or red patterned skirts with matching vests, aprons, white blouses and flowers in their hair. Several spectators and other festival visitors are visible in the background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
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