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The John and Alois Morkovsky Collection, no. 14 - Texas Folklife Festival, 1977

Stephen Orsak

Silent | 1977

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  •  Tower of the Americas 
  •  Sign for Texas Folklife Festival 
  •  Banner for Hallettsville Czechs 
  •  Folk singers in traditional costumes 
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This home movie from the Morkovsky Collection captures scenes from the 1977 Texas Folklife Festival at HemisFair Park. Held annually since 1972, the event was modeled after the Smithsonian's Folklife Festival in 1968 and is sponsored by the Institute of Texan Cultures.