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[Annie Rooney Hill at Piano]

Description: Photograph of an older woman sitting on a stool and playing an upright piano while another woman stands on the right and watches. There is sheet music on the piano and on a photograph of a man is visible on the wall behind it.
Date: January 30, 1972
Partner: The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune

Description: Volume of miscellaneous folklore about Texas and Mexico, including Mexican folktales, Texas folk songs, information about Texas streams and information about racial discrimination in the South. The index begins on page 273.
Date: 1964
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Backwoods to Border

Description: Book 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.
Date: 1943
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

Coffee in the Gourd

Description: Collection of miscellaneous folklore of Texas and Mexico, including folk songs, information about Indian pictographs, legends, superstitions, and weather lore. The index begins on page 105.
Date: 1923
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Corners of Texas

Description: This volume contains popular folklore of Texas, including information about folk music, folk arts and crafts, history of Texas, prominent Texas writers, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 285.
Date: 1993
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Follow de Drinkin' Gou'd

Description: 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.
Date: 2000
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

[Adoption Statement of Jill, Janet, and Pete Warnke]

Description: Personal statements of Jill, Janet, and Pete Warnke regarding the adoption of Jill Warnke from Jiangxi Province, China. Jill discusses her audition and performance in the musical, "Annie." Janet and Pete describe the decision to adopt from China and the application process to adopt Jill. There is a photo of Janet, Pete, and a baby Jill Warnke on the second page of the document.
Date: unknown
Creator: Warnke, Jill; Warnke, Janet & Warnke, Pete
Partner: St. Edward’s University

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: 1933
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

The Texas Folklore Society: Volume 1, 1909-1943

Description: 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.
Date: 1992
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Man, Bird and Beast

Description: Collection of Texas and Mexican folklore, including stories about folk medicine and ranch remedies, folk songs, legends and other folklore. The index begins on page 176.
Date: 1930
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

Mesquite and Willow

Description: Collection of Texas, Spanish and Mexican folklore, including legends, child ballads, folk tales, folk songs, tall tales, information about home remedies, and other folklore.
Date: 1957
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Partner: UNT Press

Tone the Bell Easy

Description: 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.
Date: 1932
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank), 1888-1964
Partner: UNT Press

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: 1976
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Bell-Holder

Description: Patent for a bell holder that attaches to the neck of an animal, prevents loss of the bell, and is easy to use and cheap.
Date: December 9, 1919
Creator: Pappas, Peter G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Flyer for Steve Biko Memorial]

Description: Flyer for the Steve Biko Memorial at the Carver Cultural Center, on February 10, 1978, featuring performances, speakers, and a film. There is a black and white photo of Biko with the details of the event underneath.
Date: February 10, 1978
Partner: Private Collection of Mario Marcel Salas

[Frieda Starr Recital]

Description: Photograph of opera singer Frieda Starr standing on stage with pianist Irene Putegnat, Mrs. James Wells, and several other unidentified people during a recital at Fort Brown. On the left side of the stage Putegnat, a woman wearing a light-colored dress, is sitting on a stool in front of a piano and looking towards Starr, who is standing in the center of the stage wearing a hat, dark-colored blouse, and skirt, and holding a baton Five men are standing in a row behind her and on the right side of the stage two women wearing dark-colored dresses are sitting in chairs next to a young boy wearing a light-colored suit who is standing in front one of the men. In front of the stage several soldiers holding musical instruments are seated on the left and right and there are flowers on the edge of the stage in the middle. In the foreground several rows of empty benches are visible and above the stage an American flag is hanging from the ceiling in front of a chalkboard with some writing on it.
Date: April 5, 1918
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[Frieda Starr Song Recital]

Description: Photograph of opera singer Frieda Starr standing on stage with pianist Irene Putegnat, Mrs. James Wells, and several other unidentified people during a recital at Fort Brown. On the left side of the stage Putegnat, a woman wearing a light-colored dress, is sitting on a stool in front of a piano and looking towards Starr, who is standing in the center of the stage wearing a hat, dark-colored blouse, and skirt, and holding a baton Five men are standing in a row behind her and on the right side of the stage two women wearing dark-colored dresses are sitting in chairs next to a young boy wearing a light-colored suit who is standing in front one of the men. In front of the stage several soldiers holding musical instruments are seated on the left and right and there are flowers on the edge of the stage in the middle. In the foreground several rows of empty benches are visible and above the stage an American flag is hanging from the ceiling in front of a chalkboard with some writing on it. A text on the front of the photograph reads "Song Recital By Freda Starr Fort Brown Tex 4\4\18."
Date: April 5, 1918
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association
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