Paisanos: A Folklore Miscellany

Paisanos: A Folklore Miscellany

Date: 1978
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains a miscellany of Texas and Mexican folklore, including "folk tales, folklore in journalism, reflections on the lore of the past, and some analyses of folklore generally" (inside of the front cover).
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Southwestern Lore

Southwestern Lore

Date: 1931
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains a miscellany of Texas and Mexican folklore, including folk stories about treasure hunters, cowboys, Native Americans, and razorback hogs, as well as myths, customs and other superstitions. The index of song material begins on page 192 and the general index begins on page 193.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Texian Stomping Grounds

Texian Stomping Grounds

Date: 1941
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains sketches of post-war life in East Texas, including descriptions of early recreations and games, stories about Southern food and cooking, religious anecdotes, Negro folk tales, a first-hand account of a Negro folk play about the life of Christ, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 159.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
In the Shadow of History

In the Shadow of History

Date: 1939
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society includes a miscellany of Texan and Mexican folklore, including stories about the Navajo Indians, the Alamo, Jim Bowie, various folk characters, tortilla making, and other humorous anecdotes. The index begins on page 181.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Plucking the Pigeon

Plucking the Pigeon

Access: Use of this item is restricted to the UNT Community.
Date: 1800/1899~
Creator: Reding, Leon
Description: The painting depicts a woman plucking the feathers from a small bird. On the table in front of her are other animals, a rabbit, more fowl, and a turkey. On the wall next to the woman are butchered meats and sausages alongside some metal chargers. Some celery and greens as well as a tall teapot sit among the dead animals on the table.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Features and Fillers: Texas Journalists on Texas Folklore

Features and Fillers: Texas Journalists on Texas Folklore

Date: 1999
Creator: Harris, Jim
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including information about animals, folk music, weather lore, folk beliefs, legends, folk medicine, poetry and other folktales. The index begins on page 229.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Some Still Do: Essays on Texas Customs

Some Still Do: Essays on Texas Customs

Date: 1975
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains a collection of essays about Texas folklore and customs, including information about cooking, woodworking, farming, festivals, folk music and other Texas folklore. The index begins on page 151.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
Learned Helplessness and Metabolic Control in Type 1 Diabetes

Learned Helplessness and Metabolic Control in Type 1 Diabetes

Date: Spring 2012
Creator: Trube, Richelle
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing how difficulties in managing type 1 diabetes can have psychological impacts upon people with the disease, such as eroding the feeling of having control over their bodies.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Widening the Lens: A Comprehensive Look at Anorexia Nervosa

Widening the Lens: A Comprehensive Look at Anorexia Nervosa

Date: Spring 1995
Creator: Kjellstrand, Elizabeth K.
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing the history, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of anorexia nervosa.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
At Quem Non Ceno, Barbarus Ille Mihi Est: Roman and Jewish Dietary Traditions in Antiquity

At Quem Non Ceno, Barbarus Ille Mihi Est: Roman and Jewish Dietary Traditions in Antiquity

Date: Spring 2012
Creator: Self, Amanda Grace
Description: Thesis written by a student in the UNT Honors College discussing how ancient Roman and Jewish dietary traditions confirmed group identity, expressed piety through ritual, and were otherwise a matter of social significance.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
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