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[Funeral Program for Edna A. Tollerson, June 2, 1988]

Description: Funeral program for Edna A. Tollerson, born May 22, 1907 and died May 28, 1988. The funeral was held June 2, 1988 at West End Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Floyd T. Boone, Sr. Funeral arrangements were made through the Lewis Funeral Home, and she was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: June 2, 1988
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Children Petting a Longhorn]

Description: Photograph of several children petting a longhorn at the Texas Folklife Festival. A man wearing a cowboy hat is riding on top of the longhorn which has been saddled and bridled. He is waving at the children below. About six or seven children are gathered around the front of the longhorn with a hand outstretched to touch it. A few adults are standing behind them on the left side of the photograph.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Shearing a Goat]

Description: Photograph of a man shearing a goat at the Texas Folklife Festival. The man is on the left holding the goat which is on the right. He has one hand over the goat's snout and the other holding the electric shearer up to the goat's neck. Someone else's hands are visible holding the goat's body. Another goat is partially visible in the foreground. The man is wearing a striped, light-colored polo shirt with a bandana over his shoulder. Above them, a shade canopy is visible.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Funeral Program for Lella Callies-Thomas, December 20, 1988]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Lella (A. C.) Callies-Thomas, born November 22, 1894 and died December 15, 1988. The funeral was held December 20, 1988 at Mt. Zion First Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. John D. Dennis. The funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor-Williams Mortuary and she was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: December 20, 1988
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Living History Participants Posing for a Photo]

Description: Photograph of two Living History participants dressed in old western wear at the Texas Folklife Festival. The man on the left is sitting on a square bale of hay, holding a vintage pistol and a rifle. The person on the right is kneeling on one knee and holding two long vintage pistols that criss-cross over their chest.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Men and a Boy Making Hoe Cakes]

Description: Photograph of two men and a boy making hoe cakes at the Texas Folklife Festival. The cakes are so named because they are baked on the end of a garden hoe. The flat metal part provides a cooking surface while the long stick serves as a handle that allows the maker to remain at a distance from the coals. Each of the three is holding a hoe that has cakes baking on the end of it, on top of a pile of coals. They stand around the coal pit facing one another. In the background, some tables and festival visitors are visible.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sirkku Rodriguez Doing a Pirta Ribbon Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of Sirkku Rodriguez doing a pirta ribbon demonstration at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting in a chair, pulling yarn through a wooden contraption made of vertical dowels that separate the yarn out in several different strands. She is weaving the strands to make a ribbon. A few finished ribbons are hanging on the left side of the booth where one festival visitor is partially visible.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[John H. Pfeil Telling a Story]

Description: Photograph of John H. Pfeil telling a story at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing behind a microphone stand, speaking into the microphone. He is wearing an off-white bucket hat, a white short-sleeved button-up shirt, a belt with a silver belt buckle, and dark brown pants. A painted backdrop of a wall with doors is partially visible behind him.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Links Chapter Documentation: Fund Raising '88: A Conference for Professionals]

Description: Program of events for a conference in San Antonio, Texas from February 11-12, 1988 about corporate philanthropy, foundation philanthropy, and development officers. The event was sponsored by The National Society of Fund Raising Executives and The San Antonio Funding Information Center.
Date: January 1988
Creator: The National Society of Fund Raising Executives.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Funeral Program for Meddra L. Butler, May 16, 1988]

Description: Funeral program for the Reverend Meddra L. Butler, born November 17, 1930 and died May 11, 1988. The funeral was held Monday, May 16, 1988 at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, officiated by the Reverend John J. Rector, Sr., D.D. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor-Williams Mortuary and he was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: May 16, 1988
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

1988 Confirmation

Description: Color photograph of a pair of youth standing indoors in front of an altar. The two individuals are posed on a red-carpeted floor; the girl wears a blue shirt, a denim skirt and white shoes while the boy wears a white t-shirt, black pants, sneakers, and sunglasses. The altar behind the pair features a cross at its center; a candlestick directly below the cross is visible between the individuals' heads. Two wooden banisters, a microphone, and two furled flags are also in the background.
Date: 1988
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Young Alabama-Coushatta Dancer]

Description: Photograph of a young Alabama-Coushatta dancer posing in front of a hedge at the Texas Folklife Festival. The boy is wearing a complete tribal outfit consisting of a vest, skirt, leather wrist cuffs, feathered and beaded arm bands, a beaded necklace and sash, a beaded headband, and a feathered headdress. The prominent colors of the clothing are red and yellow.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Trinidad and Tobago Carnival Costume]

Description: Photograph of an African-American man from the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association in Houston wearing an elaborate tribal costume at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is wearing a yellow and black leopard print material around his body and a piece of white and black zebra print material around his head. He is also wearing sunglasses. A large panel extends from behind the wearers neck to a few feet above the head. It is covered in a yellow and black zebra pattern and features an image of a large tribal mask. Black and orange feathered plumes protrude from the top of it. Extending from the wearer's lower back down to the ground is a cone-shaped frame similar to a hoop skirt frame. It is covered in long white fringe. Another panel covered in leopard print material is attached to the back of the frame and several orange feather plumes are protruding from it. In each hand he is carrying large round disc that features an image of a tribal mask. Festival visitors are visible in the background.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Lighting Fire Limbo Stick]

Description: Photograph of a member of the Trinidad and Tobago Cultural Association in Houston lighting a limbo stick on fire at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is kneeling down holding a torch to a special limbo bar filled with some type of fuel. The bar is on the lowest setting, about a foot from the ground. He is wearing a brightly-colored, patterned shirt with big, loose sleeves. A crowd of festival visitors are partially visible in the background behind a barrier.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Mr. Jingles Dances]

Description: Photograph of "Mr. Jingles" dancing on stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. According to accompanying information, "Mr. Jingles" is a collector of aluminum can pull tabs. He is on the left side of the photograph, wearing a white patterned shirt, red suspenders, dark pants and a beret. He is dancing with a woman wearing a white and blue striped shirt, and jeans. The audience is visible offstage in the background.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[The Woodromes Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Woodromes performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. Three children are singing into microphones, an older girl in the center wearing a long dress and a younger boy and girl on either side of her. The younger boy is on the left and to the left of him, a woman is kneeling down and helping him hold the microphone. The little girl on the right is also being assisted by a man on her right. The girl in the center is much taller than the younger boy and girl, as she looks to be a few years older. She has pigtails with ribbons in her hair and is looking directly at the camera. The little boy is wearing shorts and a tank top; the little girl is wearing a short dress.
Date: [1988-08-04..1988-08-07]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[People Attending the Grand Opening Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a large number of people in a room. They are celebrating the Grand Opening of the Mexic-Arte Museum's new location. There are artworks hanging on the wall to the right. Many of the people are speaking to one another. On the back wall, people can be seen leaning over a ledge on the second floor.
Date: September 23, 1988
Location Info:
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Pamphlet: Fiesta Ranchera Concert]

Description: Pamphlet of a schedule for Fiesta Ranchera, which is a concert and program featuring Mariachi Estrella. There is also a brief history on the Mariachi band and Mariachi the music genre. There are some pictures included, such as one of Mariachi Estrella.
Date: 1988
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Letter from Duncan E. Jackson to San Antonio Chapter of The Links, Inc. - 1988]

Description: Letter from pianist Duncan E. Jackson to the San Antonio chapter of The Links, Inc. Jackson would like the chapter to consider hosting him for a classical and jazz piano concerto as part of their support for the arts. With his letter, Jackson also submitted a biographical brochure and a program from a concert hosted by the Columbus, Georgia chapter of The Links, Inc.
Date: 1988
Creator: Jackson, Duncan E.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Links Chapter Documentation: Texas Cluster Cost Analysis]

Description: Cost analysis for expenses for a conference of Texas chapters of The Links, Inc. hosted by the San Antonio chapter in 1988. Details chapter expenses for the area director's accommodations, a coffee hour, and a tea service. Also gives expenses for the 50 individual members expected to attend the conference.
Date: 1988
Creator: Links, Inc. San Antonio Chapter.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections