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[Person Performing in a Play]

Description: Photograph of a person in a costume and mask participating in a performance in Europe that was performed for the Mexic-Arte Museum. The man is wearing loose pants and jacket and sticks attached to his pant legs. His hands are also on fire. His mask has a frame in the shape of a triangle and it is pointed downward. It has rods attached to the frame horizontally.
Date: 1989
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Fragments: Visual Evidence of a Decaying Culture]

Description: Postcard that advertises an exhibition entitled "Fragments: Visual Evidence of a Decaying Culture", which is an art exhibition of photographs that explore icons of an alienating and fragmented society. On one side, there is a photograph with a man and fragmented pieces of paper in the background. On the other side there is information on the when and where of the exhibit, and the artist.
Date: 1989
Partner: Mexic-Arte Museum

[Funeral Program for Edward A. Smith, February 14, 1989]

Description: Funeral program for Brother Edward A. Smith, died February 8, 1989. The funeral was held February 14, 1989 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Claude W. Black, Jr. Funeral arrangements were made through the Lewis Funeral Home and he was buried in Needville City Cemetery in Needville, Texas.
Date: February 14, 1989
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Louis A. Simmons, February 24, 1989]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. Louis A. Simmons. The funeral was held February 24, 1989 at Mt. Zion First Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Claude W. Black, Jr. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor-Williams Mortuary and he was buried in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: February 24, 1989
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[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

[Letter from Arlene J. Crewdson to Peter Wolkonsky - January 10, 1989]

Description: Letter from Arlene J. Crewdson, artistic director of the O'Rourke Center for the Performing Arts, to Peter Wolkonsky. She writes that because of preexisting commitments, her and her company will be unable to produce a play by Sterling Houston - A Brief History of American Song. However, she is interested in reading other plays for possible future productions.
Date: January 10, 1989
Creator: Crewdson, Arlene J.
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Arlene J. Crewdson to Dr. Peter Wolkonsky - January 10, 1989]

Description: Letter from Arlene J. Crewdson, artistic director of the O'Rourke Center for the Performing Arts, to Dr. Peter Wolkonsky. She sends word that she enjoyed reading Sterling Houston's play, A Brief History of American Song, but that her company will be unable to produce it due to prior commitments.
Date: January 10, 1989
Creator: Crewdson, Arlene J.
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

[Funeral Program for Dean Leonidas Watson, July 29, 1989]

Description: Funeral program for Dean Leonidas Watson, born September 12, 1909. The funeral was held July 29, 1989 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Robert E. Felder. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary, Inc., and he was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: July 29, 1989
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Beatrice Clay, May 8, 1989]

Description: Funeral program for Mrs. Beatrice Woodard Burley Clay, born January 15, 1903 and died May 1989. The funeral was held May 8, 1989 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, officiated by Rev. Robert E. Felder. The funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary, Inc. and she was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: May 8, 1989
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Martha Althea Perry, October 20, 1989]

Description: Funeral program for Martha Althea Perry, R.N., born May 3, 1930 and died October 16, 1989. The memorial service was held Friday, October 20, 1989 at Carter-Taylor-Williams Mortuary and the funeral was held Saturday, October 21, 1989 at Mt. Zion First Baptist Church, officiated by Clarence E. Moore. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor-Williams Mortuary and she was buried in Sunset Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: October 20, 1989
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[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