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[Second Baptist Church Contemporaries]

Description: Photograph of the the Second Baptist Church Contemporaries, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The all-female choir wears polo shirts with denim pants. They stand in groups of three around a microphone, performing for festival participants.
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

[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

[Sweet Song String Band Performing]

Description: Photograph of The Sweet Song String Band performing on a small stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. Three female band members are seated at the front of the stage wearing prairie dresses. The one on the right is playing percussion and the other two are playing stringed instruments that are laying in their laps. Behind them, three male band members are playing a violin, a mandolin and a hammer dulcimer. There is also another female band member who is playing another stringed instrument, possibly a banjo.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Texas Professional Gunfighters Performance]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Professional Gunfighters performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. In the foreground, three gunfighters dressed in authentic western wear are crouched down as if anticipating some action about to occur. They are brandishing their pistols, ready for any opposition. In the background a crowd of festival visitors are gathered to watch the show.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Texas Professional Gunfighters Performing ]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Professional Gunfighters performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. A crowd of festival visitors forms a circle around the performance area where three gunfighters, dressed in western wear, are performing. In the right foreground one gunfighter is on the ground, appearing to have been shot. In the left foreground another gunfighter is surrendering to the third gunfighter who is on the far side of the circle. In the background behind the crowd, a small wooden cabin is visible.
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

[Tommy Tijerina with Retired Refugio County Cowboys]

Description: Photograph of Tommy Tijerina (from Louise O'Connor Historical Group and Wexford Publishing Co.) with retired Refugio County cowboys at the Texas Folklife Festival. These cowboys were featured in the Cryin' For Daylight photograph exhibit on display during the festival. Eight men are pictured, most of them African-American. Six of them are standing behind a table but two are sitting down at it. Seven of them are wearing cowboy hats and western wear. In the background a wrought iron fence is visible.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Tony Lott Standing Next to his Portrait]

Description: Photograph of Tony Lott standing next to his portrait in the "Cryin' for Daylight" photograph exhibit in ITC Gallery at the Texas Folklife Festival. The exhibit was photographed by Louise O'Connor. He is wearing a worn in cowboy hat, a white button-up shirt, glasses, a bandana, and a name badge. A large portrait of himself in similar clothing is hanging on the wall to the right of him. In the background a portrait of another cowboy is visible.
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

[Two Men Serving Food in Soul Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of two men serving food inside the Soul Food booth operated by the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity at the Texas Folklife Festival. A young man is on the right side of the photograph wearing a t-shirt and a bowler hat. Another man beside him is also wearing a bowler hat and is putting food from a large crock pot onto a piece of foil.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Two Women Preparing Wontons in Chinese Booth]

Description: Photograph of Mary Eng and another woman preparing wontons in the Chinese booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. Eng is on the left picking up a wonton out of a large wok using chopsticks. The other woman is on the right next to another wok. She is tending to the boiling wontons and sifting out the finished ones with a large mesh ladle.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Voices of Zion Community Choir]

Description: Photograph of a female member of the Voices of Zion Community Choir performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is holding the microphone with one hand and the cord with the other as she sings and points her finger to the audience. She is wearing a sleeve-less, vertical-striped dress. Two male choir members are visible in the background. A canopy of greenery hangs overhead.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Making Tool Handle]

Description: Photograph of the Marilyn Barton making a wooden tool handle at the Texas Folklife Festival. She is sitting across from a young girl who is helping her. They are both straddling a log bench and holding the wooden handle in between them. The young girl is holding some kind of tool in her right hand.
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

[Women of the Voices of Zion Community Choir Singing and Clapping]

Description: Photograph of the Voices of Zion Community Choir performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. Three female African-American vocalists are gathered around a microphone, singing and clapping their hands. The woman on the left is playing the tambourine. To the left of her, another woman is singing and clapping. A canopy of greenery hangs overhead.
Date: [1989-08-03..1989-08-06]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections