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[Opening Ceremony of the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of the opening ceremony of the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man is standing in the middle of a large crowd of people, holding a pair of scissors and a blue ribbon in his hand. People in the crowd behind him are raising umbrellas in the air and clapping.
Date: July 31, 1986
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Texas SouthernUniversity Step-Dance Team]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Southern University step-dance team, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dance team wears shirts with Greek letters sewn onto the left side, shorts, and athletic shoes. The group performs on a stage in front of a large audience of festival-participants.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Duckens Family Singers]

Description: Photograph of the Duckens Family Singers performing at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band performs on a raised blue stage underneath a canopy made of vines and flowers. The women wear brightly-colored dresses as they sing into shared microphones.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Trinidad and Tobago Carnival Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Trinidad and Tobago Carnival performance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A large banner reading "Trinidad and Tobago present to you the Carnival Sea Fantasy, costumes made and designed by Henry Thompson, D.J. Tall Boy." A woman carrying a large costume stands in front of the sign.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Quilting Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a quilting demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, members of the Kashmere Senior Center sew on a large quilt with many different fabrics and colors. The two women work on the quilt on the Houston African American Communities area.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Polish Needlework and Craft Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Polish needlework and craft booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the booth is decorated with two wooden models dressed in traditional Polish clothing. A woman leans over a shelf holding various Polish historical items, wearing a sleeveless shirt and white shorts.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jean Schnitz Playing the Hammer Dulcimer]

Description: Photograph of Jean Schnitz playing her grandmother's hammer dulcimer at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Jean sings into a microphone as she plays the musical instrument, wearing a white dress and a straw hat. A blue backdrop painted with clouds, a rainbow, and a blue canopy decorate the stage.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ukrainian Dancers of Dallas]

Description: Photograph of the Ukrainian Dancers of Dallas performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The male dancers are wearing matching uniforms consisting of long sleeve white shirts with detailed embroidery down the front, black sashes with yellow trim, and shiny red pants, and straw cowboy hats. The women wear white shirts with similar embroidery, tucked into red calico skirts, grey aprons, red boots, and red leather boots. The dancers perform on a grey stage with a blue backdrop.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Woodromes]

Description: Photograph of the Woodromes performing at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The family band is performing on a blue stage with a vine covered canopy. Two women and two men stand behind microphones, singing to the audience. The man on the far left plays the electric guitar.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Slippers Zoddico Band]

Description: Photograph of the Slippers Zoddico Band performing at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The band, playing zydeco music, performs on a stage with a brightly colored backdrop. The Slippers Zoddico Band is from Houston's Frenchtown area.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[O. T. Baker Preparing the Smokehouse]

Description: Photograph of O. T. Baker preparing food to be smoked at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. O. T. stands behind a wooden table covered in ingredients like cacti, onions and potatoes. He wears a cowboy hat, a white shirt with a floral design, and a long necklace made of red beads and animal teeth.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Texas Indian Heritage Society Musical Performance]

Description: Photograph of several members of the Texas Indian Heritage Society at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man dressed in traditional Native American clothing is playing the flute. A young girl stands to his left, holding a small box decorated with long beaded tassels and feathers.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Texas SouthernUniversity Step-Dance Team Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Southern University step-dance team, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The three men, wearing shirt-sleeved shirts with Greek letter patches sewn onto the front, perform on a stage in front of a large audience.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Trinidad and Tobago Fish Costume]

Description: Photograph of a woman wearing a Trinidad and Tobago Carnival costume at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The elaborate costume consists of three fish enclosing the woman's head and arms. The fish are made of a heavy cord woven in and out of metal caging.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Vicki Fowler and Friends Performance]

Description: Photograph of Vicki Fowler and Friends performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Vicki stands on a raised stage, wearing a long dress and sandals as she sings into a microphone. Her four band members stand in a semicircle around her, playing the acoustic and electric guitars, and the trumpet.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Divine Music Makers]

Description: Photograph of the Devine Music Makers performing at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the Devine Music Makers perform on a stage surrounded by festival-participants. The backdrop of the stage is painted to look like the front of a barn.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Expresiones Argentinas Holding Texas Folklife Festival Cake]

Description: Photograph of Expresiones Argentinas performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Four dancers wearing floral dancers are holding a large cake among the four of them with the number "15" in glittered numbers on top of the cake.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Fire-Making Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a fire-making demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a man is resting on his knees, leaning over a pile of kindling and instructing a young girl on how to start a fire. Festival participants watch the demonstration, standing and sitting around the grassy area.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Joseph Kaspar, Czech Accordionist]

Description: Photograph of Joseph Kaspar performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Joseph sits in a chair playing the accordion in front of a sign reading "Czech Cultural Education Foundation San Antonio."
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Member of the Slippers Zoddico Band]

Description: Photograph of a member of the Slippers Zoddico Band, performing at the 15th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man wears a grey hat with a black ribbon, a white collared shirt, and grey pants. he plays a teal electric guitar.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Monja Blanca Dance Performance]

Description: Photograph of Monja Blanca, a Guatemalan Folkloric Group at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The group of men and children perform on a stage surrounded by crowds of festival participants. Four children stand on a stage carrying lanterns mounted on square posts. A man stands to their left, playing a musical instrument.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Monja Blanca Musical Performance]

Description: Photograph of Monja Blanca, a Guatemalan Folkloric Group at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A group of men and women wearing traditional Guatemalan clothing play various musical instruments on a stage, including the piano and the drum.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Paul Standefer Making Treenware]

Description: Photograph of Paul Standefer making treenware at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Paul stands behind a table covered in tools, wood, and wood shavings. Festival participants watch the demonstration from around the booth.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Felipe de Jesus Garza Performance]

Description: Photograph of Felipe de Jesus Garza performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Felipe wears a large sombrero with gold trim, a khaki jacket with red trim, red pants, and a red and white polka-dotted tie. He performs on a grey stage with a blue canopy in front of a large crowd of festival participants.
Date: [1986-07-31..1986-08-03]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections