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[Parade Float]

Description: Copy negative of a float for the county fair parade, sponsored by Gragard Bros. & Co. Hardware. Various merchandise items are displayed, and the float is pulled by a team of white mules. Everret Gragard, Sr. stands on the float, Douglas Gragard drives, and Everett Gragard, Jr., a child, is seated to the left.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Rusk Courthouse Square]

Description: Copy negative of Rusk's courthouse square during an early county fair. In the background, a merry-go-round can be seen. Many people line the streets, and to the left a cart drawn by a horse or mule bears children. The steeple in the center background belonged to an early Methodist Church. Tents have been set up in the square, and a bandstand has been set up in the left foreground.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Ukrainian Dancers of Dallas]

Description: Photograph of the Ukrainian Dancers of Dallas, Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers are arranged in a circle. Every other dancer is of the opposite sex. The women wrap their hands around the necks of members next to them. Each man wraps his arms around the waists of then women next to her, lifting each woman in the air as they spin in a circle. The dancers are wearing white shirts with either red pants or red skirts.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Wheeler, Ed
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Italian Folk Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Italian folk dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The two girls are wearing traditional Italian peasant clothing consisting of a black vest, white blouse, and colorful skirt as they dance for festival participants.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woodworking Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a girl participating in woodworking school at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio Texas. The girl wears a blue shirt and denim jeans as she sands a piece of wood. A festival volunteer stands behind her, working on a larger piece of wood.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Possum Queen Daisy Potter]

Description: Photograph of Daisy Potter, the Possum Queen of the Gilmer Yamboree, at the Texas Folklife Festival. Daisy wears a long dress with a plaid bodice and pink skirt. She carries a white lace umbrella and examines a potato in her hand in the Gilmer Yamboree Booth.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Possum Cooking]

Description: Photograph of Dick Potter and Jack F. Baird, also known as Spot, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Dick holds the lid of a pot for Spot, who inspects a cooked possum inside of the pot. Both men wear denim overalls with long-sleeve patterned shirts underneath.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[San Antonio Maliuhay Dancers]

Description: Photograph of the San Antonio Maliuhay Dancers teaching FIlipino Tinikling at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man and a woman stand onstage, jumping in and out of two poles operated by two women from the dancing club. The dancers wear white blouses with floral skirts and yellow sashes. A large group of festival participants watches the demonstration.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Harris Family Singers]

Description: Photograph of the Harris Family band singing gospel under the Brush Arbor at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. On the stage, two girls wearing matching green and blue dresses sing with father, wearing a blue shirt and plaid pants. Behind them, a boy plays the electric guitar, wearing an orange shirt and jeans.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dance Regalia]

Description: Photograph of women preparing Alabama-Coushatta Indian dance regalia at the Texas Folklife Festival. The women sew red and purple feathers onto large headresses. One woman sits in the grass weaving string in and out of a cardboard circle, while another sits in a chair working on a yellow and green headdress.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woodworking School]

Description: Photograph of a woodworking school at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two festival participants assist a festival volunteer with wood carving. They sit on hay bales around a short wooden sawhorse covered with wood carving supplies.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Blue Grass Kinfolk]

Description: Photograph of the band Blue Grass Kinfolk performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The four male members of the band play either the banjo, the guitar, or violin as they stand towards the front edge of the stage. A woman playing the base stands behind them. She wears a red checkered dress.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Standing Next to Bear Carving]

Description: Photograph of a man standing next to a bear carving at the Texas Folklife Festival. Below the carving is a sign that says, "Wildlife Prints." The man is to the right of it, wearing a peach shirt and a straw cowboy hat. In the image, the bear has just killed a deer and is looming over it in a mountainous landscape.
Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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]
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]
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medical Show]

Description: Photograph of Malcolm Derden and Smoky Wilson performing on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival as part of Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medicine Show. Smoky is wearing a coonskin cap and a red bandanna over a floral shirt, jeans, and suspenders. Malcolm plays the role of Dr. Millard, wearing a white vest, shirt, black pants, black bow tie, and a black cowboy hat.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Derden, Winston
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medical Show]

Description: Photograph of the Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medical Show at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the photograph, Smoky and Glenda sing a song together, dressed in pioneer clothing as a crowd of festival participants watch the performance.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Derden, Winston
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medical Show]

Description: Photograph of the Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medical Show. In the photograph, Smoky stands on the far left of the stage , wearing a coonskin cap and red bandanna on top of a floral shirt, denim pants, and suspenders. To the right of Smoky, Malcolm Derden plays the role of the Doctor in the show, while Glenda White performs a dance for the audience.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Derden, Winston
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ukrainian Dancers of Dallas Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Ukrainian Dancers of Dallas, Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The male dancers are holding long metal spears and wearing white shirts with loose red pants and black cummerbunds. Two of the men are squatting on the ground with their spears extending underneath the feet of the other two dancers, who are jumping in the air with their spears raised.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Wheeler, Ed
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medical Show]

Description: Photograph of Malcolm Derden, portraying Dr. Millard from Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medicine Show. Malcolm speaks into a microphone in front of a large yellow painted backdrop. He wears a white vest over black pants, a black bow tie, and a black cowboy hat.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Derden, Winston
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Smoky Wilson Announcing the Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medical Show]

Description: Photograph of Smoky Wilson announcing a performance of Dr. Millard J. Dresden's Old Time Medicine Show at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Smoky is wearing a coonskin cap and bandanna over a floral shirt, jeans, and suspenders. A large crowd sits on the grassy hill around him as they prepare to watch the performance.
Date: [1983-09-07..1983-09-10]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections