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[East Texas String Ensemble Performance]

Description: Slide of the East Texas String Ensemble from Nacadoches, Texas performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. There are four men in the ensemble, three of which are wearing cowboy hats. There are two members in the foreground sharing a microphone. The third member to the left has his own microphone and the fourth doesn't have one at all. There are people around the ensemble listening to their music. Left to right: Tom Noll, "Ab" Abernethy, Stan Alexander, Charles Gardner.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Lone Star Brewing Company Pavilion

Description: Photograph of a postcard with a caption that reads "The girls of the Mercury Outboard Water Ski Show pass in front of the Lone Star's lakeside Hall of Texas History. The pavilion features realistic life-size dioramas of scenes from Texas' rich history".
Date: 1968
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Mock Battle by Reeanctors at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of a mock battle being performed by 74th Highland Regiment of Foot of the Argyll Highlanders in August of 1975 at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. In the photograph, members of the group are dressed in historical uniforms consisting of red coats with white pants and black boots. They are standing in a line on the left side of the photograph. Several members of the group are lying face down, pretending to have fallen during the battle.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Esther Siegfried Serving Quiche at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Esther Siegfried serving Quiche Lorraine in the Swiss booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. Esther is wearing traditional Swiss clothing and holding a slice of quiche wrapped in wax paper in her left hand, and carrying a spatula in her right hand. Another woman who is attending the Swiss booth is smiling behind Lorraine.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Reverend John Socha performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Reverend John J. Socha from Fort Worth, Texas, performing a religious song in Wendish, a Sorbian language of the Slavic branch. John is wearing a white shirt decorated with small blue flowers, underneath a black vest with white trim. He also wears a white hat with a blue feather, watch, and ring.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lawrence E. Watson at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Lawrence E. Watson at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas in August of 1975. In the photograph, Lawrence sits next in the grass with his hand resting on a wagon wheel, carrying a cup. He wears a straw cowboy hat, a denim button-up shirt and jeans, and brown leather boots. Lawrence is a trail boss with the Texas Bar Six Bicentennial Wagon from Lexington, Kentucky.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Egg Roll Frying at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of participants frying egg rolls at the Texas Folklife Festival in August 0f 1975 in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, one woman stirs chicken in a large frying pan. Another woman is lifting the chicken from the pan into a cardboard box. A third woman is preparing another part of the meal. Crowds of onlookers watch as the women cook.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Joe McMordie at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Joe McMordie at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas in August of 1975. In the photograph, Joe sits in a black wooden chair, whittling on a piece of wood while a young girl watches him. Joe wears a pink shirt, brown pants, a blue bandanna and a brown hat with rope or twine around the brim. The girl wears a red checkered tank top and red shorts with barrettes in her hair. Joe is an instructor at the Festival Whittlin' School, originally from Austin, Texas.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Balloons Released at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a large mass of multicolored balloons being released from the entrance bridge at the 1975 Texas Folklife Festival opening ceremony. They block the view of a tall, narrow structure that is partially visible in the background. A crowd of people are seated along the side of the entrance boulevard. A child wearing a jersey with the number 60 on the back stands in the foreground, watching the balloons go up. A few people in the background are also standing and watching the balloons.
Date: August 7, 1975
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lebanese Dancers Performing at Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of five women performing Lebanese dances at the 1975 Folklife Festival as members of the San Antonio Ameleb Club. They are wearing traditional dancing costumes called bedlahs that consist of gold-trimmed brassieres and sheer, flowing skirts of different colors. Each woman is holding a tambourine above her head.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Belgian Bowling at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of participants playing Belgian bowling (also known as Rolle Bolle) at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, several children hold heavy balls in each hand. A third child rolls one down a wooden plank while several other children and adults watch him. Booths and other activity stations are visible in the grass behind the games.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Belgian Mast Game at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of a young girl participating in the Belgian Mast game at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975 in San Antonio, Texas. The photograph features a rough wooden pole planted in the ground and two rough pieces of plywood affixed to the top at different angles. The girl has her arms and legs wrapped around the pole near the top of it. According to the accompanying information, the Belgian Mast game consists of participants climbing a greased pole to ring a bell at the top.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Children Playing Kuipen Stecken]

Description: Color photograph of participants playing Belgian Kiupen Stecken, also known as Belgian Shower Bath at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, two boys are standing on either side of a triangular wooden box with an open top, from which water is pouring. The box is strung in the air between two thick wooden beams. Each boy carries a long stick that each is using to knock the box upside down.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancer at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers from the Dallas Czech Folk Dance Club, performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The photograph consists of two men and two women facing the camera with their hands on their hips. The dancers are dressed in traditional Czech costume: the women are wearing white blouses underneath black vests and colorful skirts. The men are also wearing white blouses and dark pants. A large crowd watches as the dance continues.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers Performing at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the Czech-Moravian Beseda Dancers from the Dallas Czech Folk Dance Club, performing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The photograph consists of four couples dressed in traditional Czech clothing. Each women stands in front of her dance partner, holding a cloth in each hand that her partner also holds. A large crowd surrounds the dancers.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pudding Eating Contest]

Description: Photograph of a pudding eating competition at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, two blindfolded women stand on a stage covered in yellow plastic protective coverings. The woman on the right is holding the bowl of chocolate pudding as she directs the spoon towards the other woman's mouth.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Irish Folk Dancers at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the E.I.R.E. dancers from Houston, Texas, performing Irish folk dances for the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. The dancers consist of four couples performing a dance on a stage. A large crowd is watching from the lawn as the dancers spin around. The women are wearing matching white sleeveless dresses with heavy embroidery around the neck. The men are wearing traditional Irish costume of white blouses and golden kilts with green cummerbunds.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sakae Ogama Writing Calligraphy at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Sakae Ogama, demonstrating Japanese brush writing at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas in August of 1975. In the photograph, Sakae is seated at a table wearing a traditional kimono. She is holding onto a long sheet of paper with her left hand, and writing with a bamboo brush with her right hand. A young girl and a woman watch as Sakae creates the Japanese forms.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[San Antonio Ameleb Club Lebanese Dancers]

Description: Photograph of five women performing Lebanese dances at the 1975 Folklife Festival as members of the San Antonio Ameleb Club. They are wearing traditional dancing costumes called bedlahs that consist of gold-trimmed brassieres and sheer, flowing skirts of different colors. Each woman is holding a tambourine above her head.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Dragon at 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a several people dressed in a dragon costume surrounded by other fair goers at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975.. One man makes up the long next, head, and front legs of the dragon. Another woman is visible behind the man, supporting the back of the dragon. A woman, Valerie Grace, is walking to the right of the dragon wearing a traditional Polish costume.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lanie Karam, Ameleb Club Dancer]

Description: Photograph of Lanie Karam, a dancer and member of the San Antonio Ameleb Club, performing in a covered pavilion on a wide, white floor. A covered fabric tent is visible behind her. She is costumed in a bedlah suit (a bra and a sheer skirt) that is heavily trimmed with gold accents. Audience members are visible in both the foreground and the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jo Ann Andera, Dancer with the San Antonio Ameleb Club]

Description: Photograph of Jo Ann Andera, a dancer and member of the San Antonio Ameleb Club, and an employee of the Institute of Texas Cultures. She is performing in a covered pavilion on a wide, white floor. A covered fabric tent is visible behind her. She is costumed in a bedlah suit (a bra and a sheer skirt) that is heavily trimmed with gold accents. She is dancing with her arms out while her face is mid-exclamation. Audience members are visible in both the foreground and the background.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jo Ann Andera, San Antonio Ameleb Club Dancer]

Description: Photograph of Jo Ann Andera, a dancer with the San Antonio Ameleb Club dancer and an employee at the Institute of Texan Cultures. Andera is seated on her legs with her arms curled slightly above her, smiling as she bends over backward to face the crowd. She is wearing a traditional bedlah suit; hers is a gold-trimmed top and a sheer, beige skirt. She is also wearing gold bangles on both her wrists. The heads of two audience members are visible in the foreground; the person on the right is pointing at Andera.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Nadine Mery, Young San Antonio Ameleb Club Dancer]

Description: Photograph of young girl in a gold-trimmed bra and skirt, otherwise known as a bedleh. She is a member of the San Antonio Ameleb Club. She is standing outdoors with her hands on her hips amongst two other young girls and a few women, some of whom are seated.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Creator: Snyder, Chuck
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections