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Texas Folklore Society

Overview
Works: 148 works in 263 publications in 1 language and 32,313 library holdings
Genres: Folklore  History  Biography  Music  Folk literature  Anecdotes  Legends  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Songs  Songs and music 
Classifications: GR1, 398.09764
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Hecho en Tejas : Texas-Mexican folk arts and crafts by Joe Stanley Graham( )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 1,709 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( )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Both sides of the border : a scattering of Texas folklore by Kenneth L Untiedt( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Texas has a large population who has lived on both sides of the border and created a folkloric mix that makes Texas unique
Celebrating 100 years of the Texas Folklore Society, 1909-2009( )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,448 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
Inside the classroom (and out) : how we learn through folklore by Kenneth L Untiedt( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,389 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
Folklore in motion : Texas travel lore by Kenneth L Untiedt( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,375 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
Death lore : Texas rituals, superstitions, and legends of the hereafter by Kenneth L Untiedt( )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,322 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
From hell to breakfast by Mody C Boatright( )

2 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in English and held by 1,216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 1,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Corners of Texas by Francis Edward Abernethy( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Honorarium: Jackie Lambright 3/98
Texas toys and games by Francis Edward Abernethy( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Publication of the Texas Folklore Society ; no. 48." Combines how-to descriptions and lively reminiscences by people about the toys and games
The best of Texas folk and folklore, 1916-1954 by Mody C Boatright( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 949 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
Follow de drinkin' gou'd by J. Frank Dobie( )

2 editions published between 1928 and 2000 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries 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
Built in Texas by Francis Edward Abernethy( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 878 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
Features and fillers : Texas journalists on Texas folklore by Jim Harris( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses El ojo, Rattlesnake roundups, and chicken-fried steak, and other important novelties of Texas
Legendary ladies of Texas by Francis Edward Abernethy( )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Texas women and the conflicting images and myths that have grown up about them
The Bounty of Texas by Francis Edward Abernethy( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Singin' Texas by Francis Edward Abernethy( )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The songs here are Texas songs because they passed through the state during their eternal ramblings. They came from everybody and everywhere
Coyote wisdom by J. Frank Dobie( )

3 editions published between 1965 and 2000 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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In the shadow of history by J. Frank Dobie( )

5 editions published between 1939 and 1980 in English and held by 692 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
 
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Between the cracks of history : essays on teaching and illustrating folklore
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Folklore : in all of us, in all we doCelebrating 100 years of the Texas Folklore Society, 1909-2009Death lore : Texas rituals, superstitions, and legends of the hereafterBetween the cracks of history : essays on teaching and illustrating folkloreTexas toys and gamesThe best of Texas folk and folklore, 1916-1954Features and fillers : Texas journalists on Texas folkloreLegendary ladies of TexasCoyote wisdom
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

Languages
English (94)