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From Hell to Breakfast

Description: Volume of popular folklore of Texas and Mexico, including religious anecdotes, stories about Native American dances, stories about petroleum and oil fields, folk songs, legends, customs and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 205.
Date: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press
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Happy Hunting Ground

Description: Collection of popular folklore from Central and South America, including Mexican ballads, primitive art, cowboy dances, reptile myths, superstitions, Indian pictographs, and other folktales. The index begins on page 127.
Date: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society & Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press
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Legendary Ladies of Texas

Description: Collection of historical anecdotes providing "a study of Texas women and the conflicting images and myths that have grown up about them" (back cover). The index begins on page 225.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press
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The Golden Log

Description: Volume of popular Texas folklore, including information about unusual Texas place names, folktales about spiders, folktales about witchcraft, ghosts and superstitions, and information about early petroleum geologists. The index begins on page 167.
Date: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press
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T for Texas: a State Full of Folklore

Description: Collection of popular folklore of Texas, including information about crafts, stories about vampires, stories about peyote ceremonies, prison folklore, folk songs, and other miscellaneous folk tales.
Date: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press
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Juneteenth Texas: Essays in African-American Folklore

Description: Volume of essays about African-American folklore, including reminiscences of African-American folk culture in Texas, studies of specific genres of folklore, information about Texas-African food-ways, studies of specific performers, information about songs and other folklore. The index begins on page 353.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press
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Folklore: in All of Us, in All We Do

Description: Compilation of articles about various topics related to folklore organized into five chapters by subject: "The first tackles this issue of folklore and its relationship to history, with some of the articles trying to provide some of that folkloric filler to historical facts. Another chapter focuses on women; one features various types of occupational lore; and another is a tongue-in-cheek look at 'shady characters' such as police officers, politicians, and horsetraders. A final chapter has no theme; it is a catch-all, containing a few interesting articles you may remember from some of our [Texas Folklore Society's] most recent meetings" (p. viii).
Date: 2017
Creator: Untiedt, Kenneth L.
Partner: UNT Press
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Both Sides of the Border: A Scattering of Texas Folklore

Description: Collection of Tex-Mex folklore and related essays, including papers presented at Texas Folklore Society meetings. The book is organized into four topical categories: I. Remembering Our Ancestors, II. Texas-Mexican Folklore, III. Miscellaneous Memorabilia, and IV. The Family Saga (Cont'd).
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward & Untiedt, Kenneth L.
Partner: UNT Press
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What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore)

Description: Volume of "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). It includes information about the folklore of cowboys, rodeos, chain letters and marijuana, as well as information about country, swing and gospel music. Index begins on page 301.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press
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The Bounty of Texas

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.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press
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Paisanos: A Folklore Miscellany

Description: Collection 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).
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press
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Tire Shrinker to Dragster

Description: Collection of Texas, Jamaican and Irish folklore, including stories about drag racing, treasure hunting, frontier preachers, Irish storytellers, mock bidding in Jamaica, and more. The index begins on page 247.
Date: 2017
Creator: Hudson, Wilson M.
Partner: UNT Press
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Built in Texas

Description: Book describing folk building in Texas, including information about the construction of churches, cabins, sheds, barns, fences, and other folk building techniques. The index begins on page 277.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press
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Legends of Texas

Description: Collection of popular Texas legends, including tales about buried treasure, the supernatural, pirates, origins of Texas flowers, and other miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 271.
Date: 2017
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press
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The Sky is My Tipi

Description: Collection stories about the Kiowa and Apache Indians, coyotes and other animals, cooking, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 237.
Date: 2017
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Partner: UNT Press
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Sonovagun Stew: A Folklore Miscellany

Description: Collection of popular Texas folklore, including cowboy and gaucho songs, information about boat-making and other folk crafts, religious anecdotes, and other miscellaneous stories of early cowboy life in Texas. The index begins on page 165.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press
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Spur-of-the-Cock

Description: Collected miscellany of Texas and Mexican folklore, including stories about the Mayo Indians, Mexican folk plays, folk songs, information about Texas cacti and other folklore. The index begins on page 110.
Date: 2017
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press
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Mustangs and Cow Horses

Description: Collection of popular folklore of Texas and Mexico, including folktales, folk songs, ballads and other information about mustangs and horses. The index begins on page 425.
Date: 2017
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964; Boatright, Mody C. & Ransom, Harry H.
Partner: UNT Press
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Folk Art in Texas

Description: This book describes popular folk art of Texas, including basket weaving, hat-making, yard art, sculptures, murals, cemetery art, quilt-making, tattoo art, and other miscellaneous folk art. The index begins on page 198.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press
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