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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

[Musicians on Irish Stage]

Description: Photograph of a band performing on the Irish stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Gathered at a microphone on the right are a banjo player, a vocalist and a violin player. All three of them are singing. On the left a man is playing guitar into a microphone. In the middle, a man is standing slightly behind the performers, wearing large glasses and a straw hat.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Musicians Performing on Irish Stage]

Description: Photograph of a band performing on the Irish stage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Gathered at a microphone on the left are two violinists and a guitarist. Sitting in front of them is a woman playing with a jumping jack, bouncing a paddle to make its legs dance. Gathered around a microphone on the right are three more musicians: a tambourine player who is singing, a small flute player, and a banjo player. One man is standing in front of the stage, watching the performance. A sign above the stage reads, "Irish Flats."
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Musicians Practicing Under a Tree]

Description: Photograph of a band practicing under a tree at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. On the right, a woman wearing a long calico skirt and a sun hat is playing a guitar. To the left is a man playing washtub bass, another guitarist, and a fiddler wearing a poet shirt. Instrument cases are open on the ground next to the tree trunk on the left.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Nancy Lou Webster Making Treenware]

Description: Photograph of Nancy Lou Webster, from Elgin, making treenware at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing black frame glasses, she is sitting at a work surface with a piece of wood held in a vise. Using a hammer and chisel, she is shaping the piece of wood.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Opening Ceremonies Procession]

Description: Photograph of the opening ceremonies procession at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A large crowd is gathered on the veranda of the Institute of Texan Cultures Building. In the front, four girls wearing traditional Dutch clothing are leading the crowd. The two on the ends are carrying brooms. Directly behind them is a sign post displaying the direction of various stages and booth areas. Behind the sign are two bunches of balloons being carried by two people in the procession.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Paul Patterson Telling a Story Onstage]

Description: Photograph of Paul Patterson, from Crane, telling a story onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a cowboy hat, a patterned shirt, and black frame glasses, he is sitting in a rocking chair and speaking into a microphone. Two empty rocking chairs are on either side of him.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Philippine Dancer Performing with Cups and Plates]

Description: Photograph of a Philippine Dance Ensemble performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A man wearing rolled up pants is stepping on plates while balancing a glass cup on his head. A female dancer is to the left, wearing a long white dress with big, puffy sleeves. Two other male dancers are visible.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Philippine Dancers Performing]

Description: Photograph of a Philippine Dance Ensemble performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The men are wearing rolled up pants and loose shirts. Two women are wearing long white dresses with big sleeves while two other women are wearing white blouses and striped skirts. One man is kneeling down, arranging plates on the stage. Another man is stepping on the plates and holding a glass in each hand.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Philippine Dancers Performing the Maglalatik Dance]

Description: Photograph of two Philippine dancers performing the Maglalatik dance onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The two men are shirtless, wearing rolled up pants and coconut halves secured to their shoulders, thighs and hips. One man is crouched down while the other is leapfrogging over him.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Rita Lawson in Welsh Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of Rita Lawson in the Welsh food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a traditional Welsh costume and a hat with a tall crown, she is serving welsh cookies.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Rocky Tays Stuffing Sausage]

Description: Photograph of Rocky Tays demonstrating sausage stuffing in the Wurstfest booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing traditional German clothing and a red patterned vest, he is stuffing a sausage casing with a manual stuffer he is operating by turning a crank.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sandy Grasso at Boot and Shoe Repair Booth]

Description: Photograph of Sandy Grasso in the boot and shoe repair booth at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Antique boots and shoes are displayed on the table in front of her. On a shoe stand to the right, an antique Edwardian boot with a button flap is displayed. In the background, cobbler tools are displayed on pegboard.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Steve Hartz Playing Violin with Kirk Hunter]

Description: Photograph of Steve Hartz, from Old Time String Shop, playing violin with a member of Lone Star Fiddlers outside of Frontier Fort at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing overalls, Hartz is on the left while Kirk Hunter, wearing a poet shirt and a straw hat, is on the right. They are sitting in an area surrounded by tables of stringed instruments containing guitars, banjos, and mandolins.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Steve Hartz with Violin]

Description: Photograph of Steve Hartz from Old Time String Shop in Nacogdoches at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing a t-shirt and overalls, he is holding a violin like a guitar as he plucks it. He has brown curly hair and a beard.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Storytellers Ace Reid and Guich Koock Onstage]

Description: Photograph of Ace Reid and Guich Koock telling stories onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Reid is on the left sitting in a tall wooden chair, while Koock is on the right sitting on a square hay bale. They are both wearing boots and cowboy hats and holding microphones.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Storytellers Onstage]

Description: Photograph of Ace Reid, Guich Koock, and Paul Patterson telling stories onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Reid is on the left sitting in a tall wooden chair, while Koock is in the center sitting on a square hay bale. Patterson is on the right sitting in a rocking chair. All three men are wearing boots and cowboy hats.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Storytellers Performing Onstage]

Description: Photograph of Paul Patterson, Allen Damron, Guich Koock, and Ace Reid telling stories onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Patterson is on the left sitting in a tall wooden chair, while Damron and Koock are in the center sitting on a square hay bale. Damron is playing a guitar while Koock holds a microphone up to his face. Reid is on the right, sitting in a rocking chair. Everyone except Damron is wearing a cowboy hat and boots. Behind them is a painted backdrop of a wooden house front.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Girls Performing Irish Dance]

Description: Photograph of two young girls performing an Irish dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing short skirts, cropped jackets, and laced up dance shoes, they are dancing side by side. The girl on the left is holding the hand of the girl on the right, leading her around to the front.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Women Performing Irish Dance]

Description: Photograph of two women performing an Irish dance at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Wearing knee-length skirts, cropped jackets with lace trim, and dark pantyhose, they are dancing side by side with their hands joined and raised between them.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Young Men Splitting Shingles]

Description: Photograph of two young men splitting shingles at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The man on the right is holding a post vertically while the man on the left is hammering it into a a splitter. They are both wearing jeans and cowboy hats. Hanging on a tree behind them is a sign that says, "Shingle Splitters."
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Visitors Dancing to Tejano Music]

Description: Photograph of festival visitors dancing to the music of a Tejano band at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The dancers are in the foreground while the band is onstage in the middle ground. Two trumpet players are in the center of the stage, flanked by a a couple of keyboard players.
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Wence Shimek Polka Band]

Description: Photograph of the Wence Shimek Polka Band, from Lavaca County, performing onstage at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Starting from the left there is a clarinet player named Louis (denoted on his music stand), a guitarist, Wence singing at center stage, a drummer in the background, and another guitarist on the right. All members are male except for the guitarist on the right. The back of the music stand in front of her reads, "Helen." A sign on the right reads, "Wence Shimek and the All Star Sounds."
Date: [1982-08-05..1982-08-08]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections