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The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore: 1916-1954

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains information about folklore in Texas and Mexico, including folk songs and ballads, ghost stories, Mexican animal tales, sermons, stories about games and celebrations, folklore of Texas plants, and information about folk remedies. The index begins on page 349.
Date: 1998
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Oral History Interview with Connie Douglas Reeves, February 27, 1998

Description: Interview with Connie Douglas Reeves, named Texas Woman of the Century, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Reeves talks about her life in Eagle Pass and San Antonio Texas, her education as the only female in her law school class, her career as a high school schoolteacher, and her horseback riding experience at Camp Waldemar. She describes organizing a girls' riding group, called "The Lassos," with whom she performed at the World's Fair in New York in 1938 and Washington D.C. Mrs. Reeves also briefly discusses the sheep ranching she did with her husband, Jack Reeves, the flood of 1928, and the flood of 1932.
Date: February 27, 1998
Creator: Witt, Gerald & Reeves, Connie Douglas
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission