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The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 3, 1971-2000
Book containing information about the publishing history of the Texas Folklore Society, as well as anecdotes about the gatherings of the Society, information about past presidents of the Society, and Society by-laws. The index begins on page 219.
The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 2, 1943-1971
Book describing the Texas Folklore Society, "includes the publishing history of the TFS books, anecdotes about the gatherings of the Society [...] and the emphasis on singing beginning at Society gatherings" (inside the front cover). The index begins on page 311.
Texas Folk Songs
Collection of musical scores, including Anglo-American love songs, ballads, comic songs, spirituals and party songs, as well as Afro-American spirituals and secular songs. The index begins on page 187.
The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 1, 1909-1943
Book describing the history and publications 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.
Texian Stomping Grounds
Collection containing 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.
Tire Shrinker to Dragster
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.
Texas Toys and Games
Collected information about popular toys and games relevant to the state of Texas, including folk toys, folk games, sports, dances, songs and other recreations. The index of contributors begins on page 245 and the index of toys and games begins on page 249.
Tone the Bell Easy
Volume of Texas and Mexican folklore, including folktales about witches, superstitions, slavery, folk cures, folk songs and other legends. The index begins on page 190.
What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore)
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.
Texas and Southwestern Lore
Collection of popular folklore from Texas and the Southwest, including ballads, cowboy songs, Native American myths, superstitions and other miscellaneous folk tales. It also contains the proceedings of the Texas Folklore Society. The index begins on page 243.
Hoein' the Short Rows
Volume of Texas folklore, including folk arts and crafts, lime production, oil and petroleum, information about cockfighting, folk poetry, mysticism and other stories. The index begins on page 231.
Hecho en Tejas: Texas-Mexican Folk Arts and Crafts
Book about Texas and Mexican folk arts and crafts, including paper crafts, quilting, weaving, sculpture, yard art, saddle-making, and other folk crafts. The index begins on page 349.
Hunters & Healers: Folklore Types & Topics
Volume of Texan and Mexican folklore, including stories about hunting, folk medicine, ballads, religion and other folklore. The index begins on page 169.
Inside the Classroom (And Out): How We Learn Through Folklore
Collection of folklore that specifically relate to education, including pieces about rural school houses, day care and scout programs, high school sports and activities, Paul Patterson's contributions to teaching, university campuses and traditions, academic scholarship regarding folklore studies, and many other relevant topics. Index starts on page 307.
Southwestern Lore
Collection of 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.
Sonovagun Stew: A Folklore Miscellany
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.
Legends of Texas
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.
Legendary Ladies of Texas
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.
Mesquite and Willow
Collection of Texas, Spanish and Mexican folklore, including legends, child ballads, folk tales, folk songs, tall tales, information about home remedies, and other folklore.
Mexican Border Ballads and Other Lore
Collection of popular folklore from Mexico and Texas, including ballads, personal anecdotes, folktales of the Alabama-Coushatta Indians and other miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 141.
Madstones and Twisters
Collection of information about weather, plant and animal lore in Texas and Mexico. It also discusses folk remedies, folktales about tornadoes, information about prairie dogs, and ghost stories.
Straight Texas
Volume of popular folklore of Texas, including tales about the origins of various cities and towns, personal anecdotes, songs, superstitions and other miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 341.
Spur-of-the-Cock
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.
The Sunny Slopes of Long Ago
Volume of popular folklore of Western America, including ballads, cowboy stories, myths, folk songs and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 201.
Juneteenth Texas: Essays in African-American Folklore
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.
The Healer of Los Olmos and Other Mexican Lore
TCollection of Texas and Mexican folklore, including folktales, Mexican folk remedies, and stories about Don Pedrito Jaramillo, who was the Curandero of Los Olmos. The index begins on page 137.
In the Shadow of History
Collection 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.
Puro Mexicano
Collection of popular Mexican folklore, including folk songs, folk tales, myths, legends, and other essays. The index begins on page 256.
Observations & Reflections on Texas Folklore
Collection of popular folklore of Texas, including stories about hunting, warfare, religion, Texas traditions, and other miscellaneous folk tales. The index begins on page 149.
The Sky is My Tipi
Collection stories about the Kiowa and Apache Indians, coyotes and other animals, cooking, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 237.
Singin' Texas
Collected information about popular folk music of Texas, including songs about hunting, love, nature, dancing, and religion, as well as information about the history of folk music in the state. The index begins on page 181.
Singers and Storytellers
Collection of popular folklore of Texas, including personal anecdotes about storytellers and singers, as well as folk songs, myths, and ghost stories. The index begins on page 295.
Mustangs and Cow Horses
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.
Some Still Do: Essays on Texas Customs
Ccollection 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.
Round the Levee
Collection of Texas and Mexican folklore, including stories about folk songs and party games, religious beliefs of the Hasanias Indians, horse stories, and information about the history of the Texas Folklore Society. The index begins on page 108.
Rainbow in the Morning
Collection of popular folklore of Texas, including work songs, reptile myths, ballads and other folk songs of the South. The index begins on page 185.
The Bounty of Texas
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.
Built in Texas
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.
Charreada: Mexican Rodeo in Texas
Collection of photographs and essays documenting the charreada rodeo tradition and its history in Texas. Index starts on page 97.
The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Family Legends
Series of family anecdotes, collected from authors across the state of Texas describing general family history, how families arrived in Texas, and experiences related to the Civil War, Indians, animals, religion, ghosts, feuds, historic figures, and various other topics. Index starts on page 349.
Gib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields
This volume includes stories about the life of a West Texas oil driller named Gib Morgan and other folk stories about the oil industry.
Features and Fillers: Texas Journalists on Texas Folklore
Collection of 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.
Folk Art in Texas
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.
And Horns on the Toads
Volume of folk stories and tall tales about the horned toad and other Texas folklore. The index begins on page 235.
Folk Travelers: Ballads, Tales and Talk
This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas and Mexico, including traveling anecdotes, folk ballads, folklore in natural history, as well as information about black and white magic, Western animals, and cattle brands. The index begins on page 259.
The Folklore of Texan Cultures
This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of various ethnic and religious groups residing in Texas, including songs, myths, legends, and other essays. The index begins on page 363.
The Golden Log
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.
Folklore in Motion: Texas Travel Lore
Collection of folklore stories and personal anecdotes that relate to travel in Texas, grouped into broad topics that include historic and modern modes of transportation. Index starts on page 281.
T for Texas: a State Full of Folklore
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.
Follow de Drinkin' Gou'd
This volume includes information about the play-party in Oklahoma, folklore of Texas birds, tall tales, folk anecdotes, Texas folk songs and ballads, and other folklore (back cover). The index begins on page 185.