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[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

[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 Folk Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of Polish folk dancers performing at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are wearing what appear to be traditional Polish garments. The small group is holding hands with each other to form a circle; a smaller group has formed a circle within the larger circle. Festival participants are visible in the background.
Date: [1973-09-07..1973-09-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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

[Woman Holds Polish Sausage]

Description: Photograph of a Jo Ann Witek, co-chairman of the Polish food booth, holding up Polish sausage at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is smiling, wearing a pink outfit, and holding up a large meat fork on which a long Polish sausage is skewered. She is standing next to a table that has two dishes of Polish food on it. In the background, more kitchen and serving ware is visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman in Polish Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of two women preparing food in the Polish food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. One woman is in the foreground, the other one behind her. In the background, festival visitors outside of the booth are waiting to be served.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Female Polish Dancers]

Description: Photograph of two members of the the Polish National Alliance Dancers, from Houston, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two female dancers, dressed in traditional Polish folk dresses, are standing on stage behind a microphone with their hands on their hips. They are wearing black skirts and black vests with peasant-style white blouses, multi-colored striped aprons, and colorful necklaces. The woman on the right is wearing white lace-up knee-high boots while the woman on the left wears brown knee-high boots. Both women have red flowers in their hair. The woman on the right has a long blonde braid that reaches down to her waist. Many festival visitors are visible in the background.
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

[Polish Children Around the Maypole]

Description: Photograph of Polish children dancing around the maypole at the Texas Folklife Festival. The maypole is erected outdoors in a grassy clearing. It is decorated with leafy garland spiraling up to the top where red, white, and blue flowers are displayed. Colored ribbons stream from the top of the pole down to the hands of the children walking clockwise around the pole. All of the children are girls, wearing white knee-high socks and white dresses with horizontal colored stripes near the hem. Over their dresses they are wearing red, black or blue vests embroidered with gold or silver decoration. Flowers or ribbons adorn each of their heads. A few people are standing in the background, watching.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Children Dancing Around the Maypole]

Description: Photograph of Polish children dancing around the maypole at the Texas Folklife Festival. The Maypole is erected outdoors in a grassy clearing. It is decorated with leafy garland spiraling up to the top where red, white and blue flowers are displayed. Colored ribbons stream from the top of the pole down to the hands of the children running clockwise around the pole. All of the children are girls, wearing white knee-high socks and white dresses with horizontal colored stripes near the hem. Over their dresses they are wearing red, black or blue vests embroidered with gold or silver decoration. Flowers or ribbons adorn each of their heads. In the background, a few spectators are visible, as are pennant flags and other festival booths.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
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

[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