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[Miss Texas USA Cutting Ribbon at Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of Miss Texas USA cutting the ribbon at the opening ceremony of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. She is wearing loose striped pants, a black tank top, and a sash denoting her title. An older man wearing a shirt and tie is standing to the left of her.
Date: August 5, 1982
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[English Peasants at the Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of three English peasants wearing off-the-shoulder dresses and mob caps at the opening ceremony of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The woman in the center is holding an umbrella printed with the British flag.
Date: August 5, 1982
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Men and Women in Traditional Folk Clothing at the Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women in traditional European folk clothing at the opening ceremonies of the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are walking together with linked arms. The women are wearing tea-length skirts with aprons and peasants shirts with fitted vests. The men are wearing cropped pants with knee-high socks, white shirts and double-breasted vests.
Date: August 5, 1982
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Texas Folklife Festival Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of Jack Maguire, the executive director at the Institute of Texas Culture, introducing Governor Dolph Briscoe at the Texas Folklife Festival. Jack stands in front of a large audience wearing a navy pinstripe suit and a plaid tie.
Date: August 5, 1976
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ribbon Cutting Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of Governor Dolph Briscoe and his wife, Janey, cutting the opening ceremonies ribbon at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Governor Briscoe wears a navy suit with a striped tie, while Janey wears a peach-colored dress and gold necklace.
Date: August 5, 1976
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Governor Dolph Briscoe Opening The Festival]

Description: Photograph of the opening ceremony at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Governor Dolph Briscoe is speaking to a large audience outside of the Institute of Texas Cultures, wearing a navy suit and a striped tie. Several reporters hold microphones and tape recorders towards Governor Briscoe as he speaks.
Date: August 5, 1976
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Governor Dolph Briscoe Opening Ceremonies]

Description: Photograph of the opening ceremony at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Governor Dolph Briscoe is speaking to a large audience outside of the Institute of Texas Cultures, wearing a navy suit and a striped tie.
Date: August 5, 1976
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Texas Folklife Festival Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of Governor Dolph Briscoe and his wife, Janey, inside the Institute of Texas Cultures during the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The governor and his wife stand beneath a painted portrait of the governor himself.
Date: August 5, 1976
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Texas Folklife Festival Ribbon Cutting Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of Governor Dolph Briscoe and his wife, Janey, cutting the opening ceremonies ribbon at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Governor Briscoe wears a navy suit with a striped tie, while Janey wears a peach-colored dress and gold necklace. A man wearing a green shirt decorated with various patches and a red bandanna shows his elaborate straw hat to the governor.
Date: August 5, 1976
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lone Star County Fair Area]

Description: Photograph of a woman and boy riding the carousel at the Lone Star County Fair at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The boy is sitting on a white carousel horse while the woman stands next to him. Lit bulbs on the ceiling and other carousel horses are visible in the background.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Member of Norwegian Society of Texas]

Description: Photograph of a member of the Norwegian Society of Texas at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. He is wearing a helmet with horns, a furry vest and tunic, and lace-up sandals. Other people and a white truck are visible in the background.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Mixteco Ballet Folklorico Mexican Folk Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Mexican folk dancers of the Mixteco Ballet Folklorico at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Four dancers perform on stage wearing blue costume with black, gold, and red decoration. They wear red and yellow feather headdresses, ankle decorations, and hold long green vines in their hands. A red and orange background sits behind them with a multicolored decoration in the upper left hand corner and a "Bank of [America]" logo hanging on the right. Surrounding the dancers sits audio equipment, instruments, and two figures in costume on the left side of the stage.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Quinceanera Tradition by Hispanic Heritage Society]

Description: Photograph of a demonstration of the Quinceanera tradition, by the Hispanic Heritage Society, at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A young woman wearing a white dress is kneeling while a woman in a black dress places a tiara on the top of the young woman's head. Another woman standing on top of a stage and audio equipment are visible in the background.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Rock Climbing Wall in the Lone Star County Fair Area]

Description: Photograph of a rock climbing wall in the Lone Star County Fair at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. There are two people climbing the wall and three visible spectators below. Other tents, a building, and trees are visible in the background.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[San Antonio Lion Dance Association Chinese Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Chinese Dancers from the San Antonio Lion Dance Association at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers are performing in traditional Chinese lion costumes.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Lithuanians in Texas Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Lithuanians in Texas at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man wearing an apron and a ball cap is standing in front of a counter top chopping onions. The countertop is filled with cooking equipment and cleaning supplies. A woman wearing a blue jean dress and white shirt is standing behind him.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[San Antonio Lion Dance Association Chinese Dancers]

Description: Photograph of Chinese Dancers from the San Antonio Lion Dance Association at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Multiple dancers perform across the stage wearing multicolored traditional Chinese lion costumes. Visible behind them is a multicolored wall with a "CocaCola" logo.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Shiner Hobo Band]

Description: Photograph of the Shiner Hobo Band performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Three men stand on stage playing instruments in front of a white wall. The men on the left and right wear hats with "Shiner Hobo Band" printed on them. The man in the middle is wearing a mask and suspenders that say "Lone Star". Other musical equipment and people are visible behind them.
Date: [1999-08-05..1999-08-08]
Creator: Howard, Laura
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]

Description: Photograph of Alabama-Coushatta Dancers performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a woman stands in the performance area. She wears traditional Native American garments including a headdress, quilted shawl with purple fringe, beads, and leather footwear. Dancers and a drummer are visible in the background.
Date: [1993-08-05..1993-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Alliance Francaise de San Antonio Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of the Alliance Francaise de San Antonio food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, four individuals stand in front of the booth. A woman, second from the right, holds a pie. Two men wear aprons and hats, while the last man wears a dress shirt and tie.
Date: [1993-08-05..1993-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Belly Dance Instruction]

Description: Photograph of Tanya Zwan at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, Zwan gives belly dance instructions to male festival patrons from the audience. She wears a sequined bikini top and a sheer, flowing skirt which has jewel and sequin detailing at the waist. Five men stand farther back on the stage. All participants wave their arms in the air.
Date: [1993-08-05..1993-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Blue Lady, Psychic Reader]

Description: Photograph of the Blue Lady at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, the Blue Lady sits in a booth fashioned out of blue material. She wears a patterned vest, large glasses, dangling jewelry, and white blouse. In her hands she holds a pack of tarot cards. Her chair has a large, round back and is made out of bamboo.
Date: [1993-08-05..1993-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Czech Folk Dancers of West]

Description: Photograph of Czech Folk Dancers of West at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a pair of dancers perform onstage. They wear traditional Czech garments. The female dancer, left, wears a vest, white blouse, and skirt with ruffled petticoats. The male dancer, right, wears a vest, white shirt with long sleeves, and dark pants. Other dancers are visible in the background.
Date: [1993-08-05..1993-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Member of Whoosits Garbage Band]

Description: Photograph of the Whoosits Garbage Band at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. In the photograph, a member of the band holds an instrument constructed from recycled materials. The instrument includes a metal washboard, bell, trumpets, tubing, and a toilet brush. The band member wears overalls, a cowboy hat, and short sleeved shirt with buttons. He is mustachioed. A piano and several other band members are visible behind him.
Date: [1993-08-05..1993-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections