The Texas Folklore Society, 1909-1943: Volume 1

The Texas Folklore Society, 1909-1943: Volume 1

Date: 1992
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society "chronicles the collecting and publishing" of the Texas Folklore Society between the years of 1909 and 1943. It includes information about "public songs and ballads; superstitions, signs and omens; cures and peculiar customs; legends; dialects; games, plays and dances; riddles and proverbs" (inside front cover). The index begins on page 317.
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What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore)

What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore)

Date: 1976
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains "a collection of essays by contemporary folklorists who are writing about the customs and traditions and the songs and the stories that are going on now" (inside the front cover). The volume includes information about the folklore of cowboys, rodeos, chain letters and marijuana, as well as information about country, swing and gospel music. The index begins on page 301.
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[Woman quilting]

[Woman quilting]

Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph is from the 1940s and is shot in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Two women quilting at the home of Nora and Wylie Treece.
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[Women gather for a quilting bee]

[Women gather for a quilting bee]

Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Photograph is from the 1940s and is shot in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Women gather for a quilting bee at the home of Nora and Wylie Treece.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Two Unidentified Men in Front of a Banner at a Memorial Service for Terry Tebedo]

[Two Unidentified Men in Front of a Banner at a Memorial Service for Terry Tebedo]

Date: 1988
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two men, both in jeans and tennis shoes, standing in a dark outdoor area in front of a banner that reads "Never Forget : Dallas Gay Alliance" (partially obscured by the man on the left). Large floral arrangements and wreaths sit under the banner. Photograph taken at the memorial service honoring Terry Tebedo, who died of AIDS complications in 1988. Members of the Dallas Gay Alliance are present, as well as members of Gay Urban Truth Squad (GUTS), a sub-organization of the Alliance.
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[Man Holding a Candle During a Vigil]

[Man Holding a Candle During a Vigil]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Alan Ross at a speaking event regarding the outcome of the 21.06 case in 1992. He is older, bespectacled and wearing a brightly colored jacket, photographed against a dark background. .
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[Grinding Sorghum]

[Grinding Sorghum]

Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark in the summer of 2014 Sorghum cane is fed into a mule drawn press where the juice is extracted and collected latter to be boiled down in large vats to turn it into molasses. Overall Background: These Molasses Making Stir-off photos were shot by Joe Clark HBSS in the early to mid-1940s. Either on the farm of Fred Whitaker about four miles southwest of Cumberland Gap, or in Cumberland Gap on the farm of Baptist preacher the Rev. Hugh Vancel. More information about these images can be found in scrapbooks in the Clark Family Collection at the University of North Texas Special Collections Library. Specifically in a Detroit news pictorial article published December 13, 1942 titles "stir-off party" where mountaineers make molasses and merriment. Also in life magazine published November 13, 1950 [page 156] titled “Stir-off Time in Tennessee, Fun Starts in Hills as Molasses Boils.’ Also in the library is the NBC Today Show story on Joe Clark HBSS by Bob Dotson. It features Joe Clark returning to Cumberland Gap Tennessee to photograph a molasses stir off taking place in the same location as some of these photographs and attended by some of the same ...
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[Grinding Sorghum Cane]

[Grinding Sorghum Cane]

Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark in the summer of 2014 Sorghum cane is fed into a press where the juice is extracted and collected latter to be boiled down in large vats to turn it into molasses. Overall Background: These Molasses Making Stir-off photos were shot by Joe Clark HBSS in the early to mid-1940s. Either on the farm of Fred Whitaker about four miles southwest of Cumberland Gap, or in Cumberland Gap on the farm of Baptist preacher the Rev. Hugh Vancel. More information about these images can be found in scrapbooks in the Clark Family Collection at the University of North Texas Special Collections Library. Specifically in a Detroit news pictorial article published December 13, 1942 titles "stir-off party" where mountaineers make molasses and merriment. Also in life magazine published November 13, 1950 [page 156] titled “Stir-off Time in Tennessee, Fun Starts in Hills as Molasses Boils.’ Also in the library is the NBC Today Show story on Joe Clark HBSS by Bob Dotson. It features Joe Clark returning to Cumberland Gap Tennessee to photograph a molasses stir off taking place in the same location as some of these photographs and attended by some of the same people in ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Mule Power]

[Mule Power]

Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark in the summer of 2014 Sorghum cane is fed into a mule drawn press where the juice is extracted and collected latter to be boiled down in large vats to turn it into molasses. Overall Background: These Molasses Making Stir-off photos were shot by Joe Clark HBSS in the early to mid-1940s. Either on the farm of Fred Whitaker about four miles southwest of Cumberland Gap, or in Cumberland Gap on the farm of Baptist preacher the Rev. Hugh Vancel. More information about these images can be found in scrapbooks in the Clark Family Collection at the University of North Texas Special Collections Library. Specifically in a Detroit news pictorial article published December 13, 1942 titles "stir-off party" where mountaineers make molasses and merriment. Also in life magazine published November 13, 1950 [page 156] titled “Stir-off Time in Tennessee, Fun Starts in Hills as Molasses Boils.’ Also in the library is the NBC Today Show story on Joe Clark HBSS by Bob Dotson. It features Joe Clark returning to Cumberland Gap Tennessee to photograph a molasses stir off taking place in the same location as some of these photographs and attended by some of the same ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Mule Power]

[Mule Power]

Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark in the summer of 2014 Sorghum cane is fed into a mule drawn press where the juice is extracted and collected latter to be boiled down in large vats to turn it into molasses. Overall Background: These Molasses Making Stir-off photos were shot by Joe Clark HBSS in the early to mid-1940s. Either on the farm of Fred Whitaker about four miles southwest of Cumberland Gap, or in Cumberland Gap on the farm of Baptist preacher the Rev. Hugh Vancel. More information about these images can be found in scrapbooks in the Clark Family Collection at the University of North Texas Special Collections Library. Specifically in a Detroit news pictorial article published December 13, 1942 titles "stir-off party" where mountaineers make molasses and merriment. Also in life magazine published November 13, 1950 [page 156] titled “Stir-off Time in Tennessee, Fun Starts in Hills as Molasses Boils.’ Also in the library is the NBC Today Show story on Joe Clark HBSS by Bob Dotson. It features Joe Clark returning to Cumberland Gap Tennessee to photograph a molasses stir off taking place in the same location as some of these photographs and attended by some of the same ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
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