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[Children Holding Balloons at the Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of children holding clusters of balloons at the opening ceremonies at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are facing the right on the right side of the photograph. On the left a group of girls are wearing traditional Dutch bonnets and dresses.
Date: August 6, 1981
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Procession at Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of the opening ceremony procession at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Led by a woman in highland dress playing bagpipes, a crowd of people are coming down the walkway from the veranda of the Institute of Texan Cultures building. Pennant flags are strung from the roof of the building down to the sides of the walkway.
Date: August 6, 1981
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ribbon Cutting at Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a man cutting the ribbon at the opening ceremony at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Scissors in hand, he has just split the ribbon while three other festival officials are standing beside him. To the left of him, a woman in highland dress is holding bagpipes. To the right is a woman wearing a sun hat, and a man smoking a pipe.
Date: August 6, 1981
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Group Gathered on Veranda for Opening Ceremonies]

Description: Photograph of a group of people gathered under the veranda of the Institute of Texan Cultures at the opening ceremonies of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Some girls on the right are holding bunches of yellow balloons.
Date: August 6, 1981
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Yellow Balloons at Opening Ceremonies]

Description: Photograph of children holding clusters of yellow balloons at the opening ceremonies of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are part of a crowd of festival participants standing in front of the Institute of Texan Cultures building.
Date: August 6, 1981
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Aerial View of the Opening Ceremonies]

Description: Photograph taken from the roof of the Institute of Texan Cultures building during the Texas Folklife Festival opening ceremonies in San Antonio, Texas. In the foreground is a walkway leading from the building to the rest of the festival grounds. In the background is a group of flag poles. The area is filled with people walking around.
Date: August 6, 1981
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Participants Gathered at the Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a group of people gathering outside the Institute of Texan Cultures at the opening ceremonies of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the foreground, a woman from a Scottish pipe band is wearing a kilt and holding bagpipes.
Date: August 6, 1981
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Saddler Working on Saddle]

Description: Photograph of a saddler from Big Bend Saddlery in Alpine, Texas, making a saddle at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cowboy hat and a red and white t-shirt, he is hammering into a piece of leather to make a pattern.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Spinning Wheel Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a woman demonstrating a spinning wheel to a little girl at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman is sitting behind the spinning wheel and operating it while the girl stands next to her on the right.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Texas Czechs in Review Performing]

Description: Photograph of Texas Czechs in Review, Moravian Beseda dancers from Dallas performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The women are wearing black and pink floral skirts, white aprons, white peasant blouses, and black fitted vests with colorful embroidery. The men are wearing black pants, white long-sleeved shirts, and long black vests that are decorated with tassels and cinched at the waist with a gold belt. They are each dancing with a partner, four couples total. The men have their hands on their partner's waist while the women have their hand's on their partner's shoulders.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Female Festival Visitors]

Description: Photograph of two festival visitors at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The two women are wearing patterned head wraps that match their skirts.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ukrainian Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of Ukrainian dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the foreground, a couple is dancing together, skipping around each other in a counter-clockwise fashion. In the background, other couples dancing on the stage are visible. The women are wearing knee-high boots, knee-length skirts, peasant shirts, and floral wreath headbands with long flowing ribbons. The men are wearing shiny billowing pants tucked into their knee-high boots with fitted white shirts.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Johnny T. Neal, Jr. Making Horsehair Rope]

Description: Photograph of Johnny T. Neal, Jr. using twister to make horsehair rope at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cowboy hat, a collared shirt, and jeans, he is holding one end of the rope while a young man twists the horsehair in a machine with a manual crank.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lebanese Folk Dancers from San Antonio Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Lebanese Folk Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are forming a circle, facing outwards. The women are wearing long red skirts with green vests and the men are wearing white shirts, black vests, and black harem pants. All the dancers are barefoot.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lijauco Bayanihan Dance Ensemble Tinkiling with Audience Members]

Description: Photograph of the Lijuaco Bayanihan Dance Ensemble, from Laredo, Texas, performing the tinikling dance with audience members at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Some dancers are on the ground, tapping bamboo poles on the ground and against each other in coordination with one or more dancers and audience members who step over and in between the poles in a dance. The stage is filled with people. The female dancers are wearing brightly colored plaid dresses and the men are wearing white shirts and red pants with red bandannas around their necks.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Participating in State Tobacco Spitting Contest]

Description: Photograph of a man competing in the State Tobacco Spitting Contest at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a Red Man bib, he is leaning forward on one foot and spitting onto a tarp that measures distance.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Marcia Breaz Singing]

Description: Photograph of Marcia Breaz, of the band Hickory, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a bright blue tank top jumpsuit with white fringe across the top, she is singing into a microphone held by a stand on which a tambourine is hanging.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Neal Wright Building Chimney]

Description: Photograph of Neal Wright, from Koontze, building a chimney at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing overalls, moccasins, and a cowboy hat, he is standing on a roof of wooden shingles, adding bluejack clay to the top of the chimney.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[People Dancing at Cajun Stage]

Description: Photograph of people dancing at the Cajun Stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The area is crowded with couples dancing. Among them, a man is playing accordion.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polynesian Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of Pau's Keolaomaui Polynesian Show at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two women wearing grass skirts and elaborate fan-shaped headdresses are dancing and waving grass pom-poms.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sheep Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of people petting a sheep in the sheep exhibit at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Some people are sitting in lawn chairs on the left while festival visitors are standing on the right. A tan and black sheep is standing between them. To the left of the lawn chairs is a pen containing more sheep.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Steve Hartz Repairing Instruments]

Description: Photograph of Steve Hartz, from Old Time String Shop in Nacogdoches, Texas, in the Fiber Designer's Display at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a blue shirt with suspenders, the curly-haired and bearded Hartz is sitting at a table with many tools as he works.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pauline Mery Performing Lebanese Folk Dance]

Description: Photograph of Pauline Mery performing a Lebanese folk dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is wearing a copper-colored belly dancing outfit and is dancing with her hands raised in the air. She has short brown hair and is smiling.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Perfecto "Beto" Cervantes Shearing a Sheep]

Description: Photograph of Perfecto "Beto" Cervantes shearing a sheep at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The sheep is laying down on a platform while Cervantes takes a shearer to its belly. A crowd is gathered around watching.
Date: [1981-08-06..1981-08-09]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections