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Texas Folklore Society

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Works: 143 works in 253 publications in 1 language and 31,093 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  History  Biography  Music  Folk literature  Anecdotes  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Legends  Songs 
Classifications: GR1, 398.09764
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Hecho en Tejas : Texas-Mexican folk arts and crafts by Joe Stanley Graham( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on Texas Mexican material culture showing the richness of Tejano folk arts and crafts traditions through essays on Hispanic art
Folklore : in all of us, in all we do by Kenneth L Untiedt( Book )

6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death lore : Texas rituals, superstitions, and legends of the hereafter by Kenneth L Untiedt( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death provides us with some of our very best folklore. Some fear it, some embrace it, and most have pretty firm ideas about what happens when we die. Although some people may not want to discuss dying, it happens to all of us--and there's no way to get around it. This publication of the Texas Folklore Society examines the lore of death and whatever happens afterward. The first chapter examines places where people are buried, either permanently or temporarily. Chapter two features articles about how people die and the rituals associated with funerals and burials. The third chapter explores some of the stranger stories about what happens after we're gone, and the last chapter offers some philosophical musings about death in general, as well as our connection to those who have gone before
Eyes on Texas; fifty years of folklore in the Southwest by Wayland D Hand( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrating 100 years of the Texas Folklore Society, 1909-2009( Book )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Texas Folklore Society (TFS) is one of the oldest and most prestigious organizations in the state. This book examines the Society's members and their substantial contributions to the field of folklore. It explains why the TFS has lasted so long, and why it can continue
The best of Texas folk and folklore, 1916-1954 by Mody C Boatright( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A representative anthology of Texas folklore from the first half of the twentieth century, including legends, ghost stories, songs, proverbs, and other writings
In the shadow of history by J. Frank Dobie( Book )

5 editions published between 1939 and 1980 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Publication of the Texas Folklore Society. Dobie examines?Rose and His Story of the Alamo.? Other pieces on the Alamo include?How Jim Bowie Died? and?Inventing Stories about the Alamo.??Anecdotes as Side Lights to Texas History? explores stories of the founders of Texas. Among other pieces included are:?There?s a Geography of Humorous Anecdotes,??Folk Characters of the Sheep Industry,??The Ghost Sheep Dog,??Tortilla Making,??Navajo Sketches,? and many more.--Amazon.com
Happy hunting ground by J. Frank Dobie( Book )

3 editions published between 1964 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Coyote wisdom by J. Frank Dobie( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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When the woods were burnt by Leonidas Warren Payne( Book )

2 editions published between 1946 and 1964 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow de drinkin' gou'd by J. Frank Dobie( Book )

2 editions published between 1928 and 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Play party in the united States has grown and decayed through the successive stages of western migration. Essentially a primitive fold type, it sprang up in isolated communities in response to a definite need for vigorous recreation
Inside the classroom (and out) : how we learn through folklore by Kenneth L Untiedt( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines folklore and its many roles in education. Several articles explore teaching in rural school houses in the early twentieth century, while others provide insight into more serious academic scholarship in the field of folklore itself
Features and fillers : Texas journalists on Texas folklore by Jim Harris( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses El ojo, Rattlesnake roundups, and chicken-fried steak, and other important novelties of Texas
Both sides of the border : a scattering of Texas folklore by Francis Edward Abernethy( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas' songs, tales, and traditions have lived and prospered on the other sides of Texas borders at one time or another before they crossed the rivers. "Both Sides of the Border" contains something foreveryone interested in Texas folklore
Legendary ladies of Texas by Francis Edward Abernethy( )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Texas women and the conflicting images and myths that have grown up about them
Between the cracks of history : essays on teaching and illustrating folklore by Francis Edward Abernethy( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Folklore in motion : Texas travel lore by Kenneth L Untiedt( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventurous spirit of Texans has led to much travel lore, from stories of how ancestors first came to the state to reflections of how technology has affected the customs, language, and stories of life "on the go." This work contains traditional "Gone to Texas" accounts and articles about people or methods of travel from days gone by
The Bounty of Texas by Francis Edward Abernethy( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Built in Texas by Francis Edward Abernethy( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs and text describe historical buildings across Texas that were built with nature-made materials such as rocks, logs, and mud
Singin' Texas by Francis Edward Abernethy( )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume collects the best known or most representative or the most classically Texas traditional songs set in a social and historical framework.--Amazon.com
 
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Folklore : in all of us, in all we do
Alternative Names
Foklore Society

Folk-Lore Society

Folk-lore Society of Texas

Folklore Society of Texas

Folklore Society Texas, State

Texas Folk-lore Society

Texas Folklore Society organization

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English (93)

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Folklore : in all of us, in all we doDeath lore : Texas rituals, superstitions, and legends of the hereafterCelebrating 100 years of the Texas Folklore Society, 1909-2009The best of Texas folk and folklore, 1916-1954Coyote wisdomFeatures and fillers : Texas journalists on Texas folkloreLegendary ladies of TexasBetween the cracks of history : essays on teaching and illustrating folklore