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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
[News Script: Poly Parade Opens Lions Club Rodeo]

[News Script: Poly Parade Opens Lions Club Rodeo]

Date: September 27, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the East Side Lions Club Rodeo, for which a parade was held in Fort Worth's Polytechnic neighborhood.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[News Clip: Diamond ; Burnett]

[News Clip: Diamond ; Burnett]

Date: September 4, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering two news stories. The first is about the diamonds in the Allied Gift and Jewelry Show in Dallas including a $75,000 necklace, rings, and broaches worn by Lynn Edison. Second is about Smiling Smiley Burnett, a former movie cowboy who came out of retirement to work at the Cleburne rodeo.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[News Script: Burnett]

[News Script: Burnett]

Date: September 4, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Smiling Smiley Burnett, a former movie cowboy who came out of retirement to work at the Cleburne rodeo.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives