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[Man Shearing a Sheep]

Description: Photograph of Perfecto Cervantes shearing a sheep at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a plaid shirt, overalls, and a baseball cap, leaning over the sheep which is lying down on a wooden platform. In the background, several festival visitors are gathered around to watch.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[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

[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 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

[Rev. Mack Williams Doing a Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Rev. Mack Williams, with O'Connor Historical Group, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is demonstrating how things were made on ranches during his childhood. Wearing a cowboy hat, black bow-tie and white shirt, he appears to be grating an ear of corn, seemingly to remove the kernels. A few pieces of chicken wire are laying on the table where he is working.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Texas Professional Gunfighters Pose for a Photo]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Professional Gunfighters posing in character at the Texas Folklife Festival. Six gunfighters dressed in authentic western wear are lined up facing the camera. Most of them are wearing cowboy hats but one is wearing a sombrero. Two men are wearing chaps and one man is carrying a rifle instead of a pistol. All of them have mustaches. Behind them a western building facade is visible.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Margaret Rasnick Making a Stencil]

Description: Photograph of Margaret Rasnik stenciling at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting at a table painting through a stencil onto a small basket. She is wearing a Texas-themed shirt, Texas earrings, and glasses. Paintbrushes, paint, and stencils are visible on the table.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Linda Draper Making a Basket]

Description: Photograph of Linda Draper making a basket at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing pioneer dress and apron, and a woven straw hat. She sitting and weaving a basket that she holds in her lap.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Bruce Roark Playing a Banjo]

Description: Photograph of Bruce Roark, instrument maker from Devine, Texas at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a light-colored button-up shirt and glasses as he plays a banjo. Other stringed instruments are visible on the table in front of him. In the right background, an acoustic stand-up bass is leaning against a tree.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cambodian Association of Houston Dancers Posing for a Photo]

Description: Photograph of the Cambodian Association of Houston Dancers posing for a photo at the Texas Folklife Festival. The five female dancers are standing next to one another, all dressed in elaborate traditional costumes. Each girl is wearing a robe adorned with sparkling trim, and a tall, pointy, heavily-ornamented crown, which covers their head like a helmet.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Korean Folkdancer Playing a Drum]

Description: Photograph of a female dancer from the Korean Folkdancing School in Houston, Texas, performing under a colorful canopy at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is playing a drum and wearing a traditional green dress that is embroidered with flowers. The dress also has long red sleeves. She is wearing the drum on a strap that goes over her shoulder. The drum is turned sideways with the heads facing outward. She is striking the right side with a stick.
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

[Charlie Currer and Dairy Goat]

Description: Photograph of Charlie Currer and a dairy goat at the Texas Folklife Festival. Currer is on the right, petting the goat. He is wearing a striped, short-sleeved shirt. The goat is in the middle, standing on a platform. It has a chain with a bell around its neck. On the left a young boy is petting the goat. A woman is standing behind the boy.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Hat Making]

Description: Photograph of a hat-maker steaming a hat at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing in front of the steamer and looking over his shoulder at the camera. He is wearing an apron and holding the brim of a hat that has just been steamed. Lots of steam is billowing up from the area. Overhead there is a light and a steam vent, on which is attached a Texas license plate that says "HAT BOX."
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Cambodian Association of Houston Dancer]

Description: Photograph of a dancer from the Cambodian Association of Houston at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is wearing a traditional Cambodian dance costume: a robe covered with sparkling trim in a diamond pattern; and a heavily-ornamented, tall, pointy crown that fits like a helmet. She has short dark hair and is looking directly at the camera.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of Cowboy Nathaniel Youngblood]

Description: Photograph of Nathaniel Youngblood, 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 plaid western shirt, suspenders, a bandana, and a name badge. His shirt pockets are filled with personal belongings. Behind him a wood-paneled wall is visible.
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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Folk Toy-Maker Lee Haile]

Description: Photograph of Lee Haile, folk toy-maker, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a plaid shirt and a cowboy hat, holding up a flute-like toy to his mouth. On the table beside him a few clothespins and wooden spools are visible. Festival visitors are partially visible in the foreground and to the left of him.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Jim Braud Smiling at 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, with a large, open-mouth smile on his face.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boy Spins Tops]

Description: Photograph of a young boy playing with tops at Lee Haile's folk toy display at the Texas Folklife Festival. The boy is wearing a straw cowboy hat and is pulling back on the string to release the top to begin spinning. The top is contained in a depressed area so that it does not spin off the table. A few other tops are visible lying on the table.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections