Hunters & Healers: Folklore Types & Topics

Hunters & Healers: Folklore Types & Topics

Date: 1971
Creator: Hudson, Wilson M.
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society includes a miscellany of Texan and Mexican folklore, including stories about hunting, folk medicine, ballads, religion and other folklore. The index begins on page 169.
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Backwoods to Border

Backwoods to Border

Date: 1943
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about folklore in Texas, including folk songs, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, anecdotes about lawyers, folklore about Texas plants, riddles and miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 225.
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The Bounty of Texas

The Bounty of Texas

Date: 1990
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains a miscellany of Texas, Mexican and Spanish folklore, including information about hunting, canning, cooking, and other folklore. The index begins on page 225.
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Hunters with Kill Somewhere in West Texas, 1915

Hunters with Kill Somewhere in West Texas, 1915

Date: 1915
Creator: Williams, Byrd, Jr.
Description: Photograph of three men posing with rifles and a dead squirrel on the ground between two of them. Mountains are visible in the background.
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[Man With a Rifle in a Field]

[Man With a Rifle in a Field]

Date: unknown
Creator: Williams, Byrd, Jr.
Description: Photograph of a man with a rifle in a wooded area, possibly hunting.
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[Men With a Deer They Killed]

[Men With a Deer They Killed]

Date: unknown
Creator: Williams, Byrd, Jr.
Description: Photograph of six men holding a deer tied to a stick that they hunted. They stand in front of a tent together wearing work or outdoor type clothing.
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[Man With a Rifle and Turkeys]

[Man With a Rifle and Turkeys]

Date: unknown
Creator: Williams, Byrd, Jr.
Description: Photograph of a man wearing a hat holding a rifle. He stands next to a fence with nine turkeys hanging on it.
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[Dog barking]

[Dog barking]

Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of three dogs in the woods near a stream. One dog is swimming in the stream while another appears to be howling near a tree. A third doga appears to be attempting to climb a tree on the far left.
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[Beagles on Rabbit Hunt for Gardner Advertising Company]

[Beagles on Rabbit Hunt for Gardner Advertising Company]

Date: May 2, 1961
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of two Beagles running to catch a rabbit. The image was created for the Gardner Advertising Company by Joe Clark. In the image the two Beagles, blurred from their motion fill the frame as they run towards a rabbit off frame.
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[Matlock Rose with Bird Dogs]

[Matlock Rose with Bird Dogs]

Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Description: Photograph of Matlock Rose standing in a field, making a stop signal with his hand towards a group of four hunting dogs. Rose holds a hunting rifle in the other hand.
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[Matlock Rose Shooting Birds]

[Matlock Rose Shooting Birds]

Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Description: Photograph of Matlock Rose with two other men shooting at birds. Two bird dogs can also be seen in the image. They stand in a field with a road sign, farm, and windmill in the distance.
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[Matlock Rose with Hunting Dog]

[Matlock Rose with Hunting Dog]

Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Description: Photograph of Matlock Rose, kneeling in a field and holding a hunting rifle. A hunting dog (maybe a spaniel) sits near his knee.
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Observations & Reflections on Texas Folklore

Observations & Reflections on Texas Folklore

Date: 1972
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including stories about hunting, warfare, religion, Texas traditions, and other miscellaneous folk tales. The index begins on page 149.
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[Letter from Neal Moore to C. B. Moore, October 11, 1898]

[Letter from Neal Moore to C. B. Moore, October 11, 1898]

Date: October 11, 1898
Creator: Moore, Neal
Description: He was glad to receive a letter from Charles while he was in Colorado. Neal will try to explain what has happened since the last time he wrote. He writes about certain expenses that have thrown him and swear to never have it again. He has gotten some work in San Antonio and is staying with Will Firgh. He has come to the realization that he is not a city person and will eventually become a farmer. He asks Moore to keep an eye out for good land for him. He asks about a job as a farm hand, and mentions that his parents say there is no work in Dallas. He mentions that Minnie was in Boulder for a teachers' convention. He says his parents are doing well, but he and his brother are not. He thinks that his letter did not reach Charles or he did not receive Charles' answer. He says that since he is in the country he has no spare time and has made repairs to the house. He needs to do some planting and hopes to get some work in San Antonio to make more repairs. He would like to hear about Charles.
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[Slingshot hunter with rabbit]

[Slingshot hunter with rabbit]

Date: December 20, 1951
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of a hunter holding up a rabbit he bagged with his slingshot. In the image, the hunter wearing winter hunting gear is holding a rabbit in one arm and his sling shot in the other as he goes through snow covered bushes. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 6280-44
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[Hunters on the Move at Sunset (2)]

[Hunters on the Move at Sunset (2)]

Date: 195u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Hunters on the move at sunset in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Hunters and their dogs are hunting raccoons and possums tonight.
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[Hunters on the move at Sunset]

[Hunters on the move at Sunset]

Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Narrative by Junebug Clark: Hunters on the move at sunset in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Hunters and their dogs are hunting raccoons and possums tonight.
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[John Milligan Slingshot Hunting (2)]

[John Milligan Slingshot Hunting (2)]

Date: December 20, 1951
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of John Milligan shooting a slingshot. In the image Milligan is being backlight causing his body to be silhouetted while he stands in a shooting stance on top of a hill covered in snow and dead wildflowers. Narrative by Junebug Clark: This photo was made at the AnnualMichigan Slingshot vs. Bow and Arrow Rabbit Hunt. Slingshots always won and with Slingshot Milligan on hand victory was assured. John Milligan, a machinist in Detroit, Michigan who was also the “country’s greatest slingshot expert. “He won local fame by shooting the marks out of playing cards, hitting objects in mid air and bagging game in the field.” Joe took John national with his photos documenting his talent and accuracy. To assure accuracy, he has designed his own precision-built aluminum sling, called the Milligan Special. Additional photos and information can be found in the Clark Family Collection. Photos from this series appeared in eight national publications. Here you can find articles in “Life Magazine . February 3, 1961. Pages 80-83. And in a fifteen page pictorial in the book “Photojournalism” by Joe Clark, HBSS. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 6280-15
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[John Milligan Slingshot Hunting]

[John Milligan Slingshot Hunting]

Date: December 20, 1951
Creator: Clark, Joe
Description: Photograph of John Milligan shooting a slingshot. In the image Milligan stands in a shooting stance on top of a hill covered in snow and dead wildflowers. Photo was made during the Michigan Annual Slingshot vs. Bow and Arrow Rabbit Hunt. John Milligan, a machinist in Detroit, Michigan who was also the “country’s greatest slingshot expert. “He won local fame by shooting the marks out of playing cards, hitting objects in mid air and bagging game in the field.” Joe took John national with his photos documenting his talent and accuracy. To assure accuracy, he has designed his own precision-built aluminum sling, called the Milligan Special. Additional photos and information can be found in the Clark Family Collection. Photos from this series appeared in eight national publications. Here you can find articles in “Life Magazine . February 3, 1961. Pages 80-83. And in a fifteen page pictorial in the book “Photojournalism” by Joe Clark, HBSS. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Clark PhotoFile: 0000-0003-8
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[News Script: Fox Hunters Outfox Fox]

[News Script: Fox Hunters Outfox Fox]

Date: November 19, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a fox hunt led by Wayne Weems and Wayne Brown.
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[News Script: Wild Animal Callers Organize[

[News Script: Wild Animal Callers Organize[

Date: January 6, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a gathering of the Texas Wild Animal Callers Association in Waco.
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[News Script: Twining Presents Award to Hunter]

[News Script: Twining Presents Award to Hunter]

Date: July 15, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about General Twining, Air Force Chief of Staff, presenting the Weatherby Big Game trophy to Herb Klein, a Dallas man. Klein is an accomplished hunter who has hunted a variety of big game in North America, Africa, and Asia.
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[News Script: Deer]

[News Script: Deer]

Date: November 17, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the beginning of deer hunting season in Texas.
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[News Script: Coon Gets Best of Hunting Dogs]

[News Script: Coon Gets Best of Hunting Dogs]

Date: June 20, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the opening competition for the Texas Sportsman Coon Hunters Association.
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