First timers and old timers : the Texas Folklore Society fire burns on /
edited by Kenneth L. Untiedt.
1st ed.
Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, c2012.
xi, 353 p.
1574414712 (cloth : alk. paper), 1574414836 (ebook), 9781574414714 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781574414837 (ebook)
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Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, c2012.
1574414712 (cloth : alk. paper)
1574414836 (ebook)
9781574414714 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781574414837 (ebook)
contents note
"Back in the day" : reflections on times passed: Use It up. Wear It out. Make It do. Do without / Linda Wolff ; Growing up in the goat pen / Lora B. Davis Garrison ; The wheels of our lives / Scott Hill Bumgardner ; Back then / Archie P. McDonald ; I'm here to tell you!: family vignettes from the Depression era / Robert J. (Jack) Duncan ; A Czech way of business / Lori Najvar ; Some recollections of defining events / Al Lowman -- Texas music: "Hell in Texas": crossing between sin and salvation in Texas folk songs / Ken Baake ; Buddy Holly, Beethoven, and Lubbock in the 1950s / Paul H. Carlson ; Waltz across Texas: an exploration of the music in the German and Czech dance halls of South Central Texas and the bands that played the music / Carol Bolland ; The music of Ruby Allmond / Jerry B. Lincecum ; Songs of the Depression / Francis Edward Abernethy ; "July 4, 1976": a folktale from the Helotes settlement / John Igo -- Legends in their time; and ours still: Frances Lane and Mattie Felker: two legendary ladies of Texas / Mike Felker and Liz Brandt ; The evolution of a family epic / Donna Ingham ; Lon Goldstein and the Gainesville owls / Kit Chase ; Russell Lee's Texas photographs / Carla Ellard ; Américo Paredes, border anthropologist / Manuel F. Medrano ; Sages, pundits, and spinners / James Ward Lee ; James and John: wild and crazy apostles of the TFS West / Jim Harris -- Everything but the kitchen sink : ghosts, legends, language, and other lore: ghost stories and legends of Old San Patricio / J. Michael Sullivan ; The widow's revenge: the genesis and development of a tale in Bell County / Kenneth W. Davis ; Tip to tip: legendary Texas Longhorns / Henry Wolff, Jr. ; The Aurora airship crash of 1897 / Jo Virgil ; The hidfolk of Texas / Claire Campbell ; Curses! ("!?*#ZX?@") / Jean Granberry Schnitz ; Monsters in Texas / J. Rhett Rushing ; The folklore of plants: growing up in the Hill Country / Acayla Haile ; High art versus the oral tradition / Gene Young ; The Hispanic shaman / Charles B. Martin.
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