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[Two Men and a Woman at Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of Lieutenant Governor Bill Hobby, festival director Jo Ann Andera, and an unnamed man at the opening ceremony at the Texas Folklife Festival. Andera is on the left, wearing a woven summer hat with a large brim and flowers on top. She is wearing a sleeveless dress and is holding a large pair of scissors. To the right of her in the center is Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby who is shaking the hand of the unnamed man on the right. Hobby is wearing a light-colored shirt and dark pants. The man on the right is wearing a suit and tie.
Date: August 3, 1989
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Group Photograph of the Voices of Zion Community Choir]

Description: Photograph of the Voices of Zion Community Choir gathered for a group photograph at the Texas Folklife Festival. Approximately fifteen members of this African-American vocal group are standing together on the grass. Most of the members are women; they are wearing dresses or skirts. Some of them are wearing the same t-shirt.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jesse Jones Explaining Toy Making]

Description: Photograph of Jesse Jones, with O'Connor Historical Group, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is sitting at a table, demonstrating to two children how toys were made on ranches during his childhood. He is wearing a cowboy hat and a white western shirt as he pulls string from a spool. In the background, other booths and festival visitors are visible.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jim Braud Excited About a Racing Crawfish]

Description: Photograph of Jim Braud at the Cajun Crawfish Race at the Texas Folklife Festival. Braud, wearing a beret and a light-colored shirt, is crouched down at the side of the racing table closely watching a crawfish that is racing directly in front of him. He is very wide-eyed and excited. His lips are pursed as if he is saying, "ooooh."
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Korean Female Drummers]

Description: Photograph of two female drummers from the Korean Folkdancing School in Houston, Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are wearing long fuchsia dresses with long, light pink sleeves. The drums are set up like gongs: hanging from colorful, decorative wooden frames. There are five drums but they are arranged so that each drummer has two of their own and one in the middle that they share. Each musician stands in a space surrounded on three sides by the drums, which are hanging at chest level. The musicians are bending over backwards, playing the drums behind and in front of them with thick wooden sticks. A colorful canopy is hanging over the performance area.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Korean Folkdancers Gathering in a Circle]

Description: Photograph of female dancers from the Korean Folkdancing School in Houston, Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are wearing very colorful traditional garments with colors of hot pink, yellow, blue, green, red and white. They are gathering together all facing one another with their arms up in the air. They are wearing colorful sleeves that extend far beyond their hands. Each sleeve has large stripes of blue, green, yellow and red close to the wrist, but the rest of the sleeve is white. Each dancer is wearing a pink sash that is attached to their head and extends down their back. They are dancing in an area that is shaded with a colorful canopy. On the right side of the photograph is a blue storage shed. Near the shed stands a girl who is watching the performance. She is wearing a t-shirt that says, "Korea."
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Korean Folkdancing Performance with Drums]

Description: Photograph of two female drummers from the Korean Folkdancing School in Houston, Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are wearing long fuchsia dresses with long, light pink sleeves. The drums are set up like gongs: hanging from colorful, decorative wooden frames. There are five drums but they are arranged so that each drummer has two of their own and one in the middle that they share. Each musician stands in a space surrounded on three sides by the drums, which are hanging at chest level. The musicians are playing them with thick wooden sticks.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Cooking in Soul Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of a man cooking inside the Soul Food booth operated by the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is in the foreground, wearing a bowler hat and an apron and is removing food from a crock pot using tongs. In the middle-ground to the right, another booth worker is visible. He is wearing the same hat and apron. In the background, several festival visitors are visible outside of the booth.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Men Making Shingles]

Description: Photograph of Paul Smith and Rick Smith splitting shingles at the Texas Folklife Festival. Paul is behind a pile of cut logs working on splitting a log that is held steady in a v-shaped branch. Behind him, Rick is standing with one foot in a chair. Both of them are wearing cowboy hats and looking at something to the right. To the left of them is a young girl, also looking to the right. A canopy is hanging over the area.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Milking Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a milking demonstration at the dairy goat booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dairy goat is standing on a small platform in the middle of the photograph, while a young boy and girl are milking it. The boy is on the right side of the goat while a man stands behind him, showing him how to milk it. A girl on the left is also milking the goat while a woman helps her. Several other festival visitors are gathered around to watch.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of Cowboy K.J. Oliver]

Description: Photograph of K.J. Oliver, a cowboy featured in the "Cryin' for Daylight" photograph exhibit in ITC Gallery at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a light-colored cowboy hat, a long-sleeved button-up western shirt, a bolo tie, black-framed glasses, and a name badge. He is standing in front of a wood-paneled wall.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Rev. Mack Williams Standing Next to his Portrait]

Description: Photograph of Rev. Mack Williams standing next to his portrait in the "Cryin' for Daylight" photograph exhibit in ITC Gallery at the Texas Folklife Festival. The exhibit was photographed by Louise O'Connor. He is wearing a light-colored cowboy hat, a white button-up shirt, dress pants, glasses, a bow-tie, and a belt buckle with a star on it. A large portrait of himself in similar clothing is hanging on the wall to the right of him. He is speaking with some festival visitors that are standing to the left of him.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sid Owens Whittling]

Description: Photograph of Sid Owens whittling at the Texas Folklife Festival. The photograph, taken from the side, shows him sitting in a chair as he whittles. He has a beard and is wearing a straw hat, a plaid shirt, and glasses.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Texas Professional Gunfighters Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Professional Gunfighters performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the foreground, three gunfighters dressed in authentic western wear are crouched down as if anticipating some action about to occur. They are brandishing their pistols, ready for any opposition. In the background a crowd of festival visitors are gathered to watch the show.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Tommy Tijerina with Retired Refugio County Cowboys]

Description: Photograph of Tommy Tijerina (from Louise O'Connor Historical Group and Wexford Publishing Co.) with retired Refugio County cowboys at the Texas Folklife Festival. These cowboys were featured in the Cryin' For Daylight photograph exhibit on display during the festival. Eight men are pictured, most of them African-American. Six of them are standing behind a table but two are sitting down at it. Seven of them are wearing cowboy hats and western wear. In the background a wrought iron fence is visible.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Women Preparing Wontons in Chinese Booth]

Description: Photograph of Mary Eng and another woman preparing wontons in the Chinese booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. Eng is on the left picking up a wonton out of a large wok using chopsticks. The other woman is on the right next to another wok. She is tending to the boiling wontons and sifting out the finished ones with a large mesh ladle.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Sitting at Booth with Rush Candles]

Description: Photograph of the Cisco Civic League's rush candles at the Texas Folklife Festival. They are displayed in a container consisting of a ceramic pot with a wagon wheel laid across the top. The candles are on long sticks and resemble pale hot dog wieners. They protrude out of the container like a bouquet. A woman wearing a yellow gingham apron, a red shirt, and a straw hat is sitting behind the booth.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Native American Tools at Smokehouse]

Description: Photograph of the Native American tools displayed on a table at the Texas Folklife Festival. Materials such as wood, stone, and feathers are arranged on the table. A group of young festival visitors are gathered around the table while a man speaks to them about the tools.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sarita Rodriguez Plays Guitar]

Description: Photograph of Sarita Rodriguez playing guitar and singing at the Texas Folklife Festival. She has very curly dark hair and is wearing a short-sleeved white shirt with decorative embroidery around the neck and sleeves. She is picking at her guitar and singing into a microphone. Behind her, a few other microphone stands and a piano are visible.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Susie Tolman at the Czech Egg Decorating Booth]

Description: Photograph of Susie Tolman at the Czech egg decorating ("kraslice" in Czech) booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing white peasant blouse and a red skirt. Her hair is braided on her head with flowers. She is standing behind a display of meticulously painted eggs enclosed in a glass case. Each egg is sitting on a decorative stand. Right in front of her is a decoration made of short white sticks and painted eggs. It forms a cross at the top. A purple sign for the booth is visible behind her.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Texas Professional Gunfighters Performing ]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Professional Gunfighters performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. A crowd of festival visitors forms a circle around the performance area where three gunfighters, dressed in western wear, are performing. In the right foreground one gunfighter is on the ground, appearing to have been shot. In the left foreground another gunfighter is surrendering to the third gunfighter who is on the far side of the circle. In the background behind the crowd, a small wooden cabin is visible.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Tony Lott Standing Next to his Portrait]

Description: Photograph of Tony Lott standing next to his portrait in the "Cryin' for Daylight" photograph exhibit in ITC Gallery at the Texas Folklife Festival. The exhibit was photographed by Louise O'Connor. He is wearing a worn in cowboy hat, a white button-up shirt, glasses, a bandana, and a name badge. A large portrait of himself in similar clothing is hanging on the wall to the right of him. In the background a portrait of another cowboy is visible.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Voices of Zion Community Choir]

Description: Photograph of a female member of the Voices of Zion Community Choir performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is holding the microphone with one hand and the cord with the other as she sings and points her finger to the audience. She is wearing a sleeve-less, vertical-striped dress. Two male choir members are visible in the background. A canopy of greenery hangs overhead.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of Cowboy Jesse Jones]

Description: Photograph of Jesse Jones, a cowboy featured in the "Cryin' for Daylight" photograph exhibit in ITC Gallery at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a light-colored cowboy hat, a long-sleeved button-up western shirt and a name badge. He is standing in front of a wood-paneled wall.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections