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Between the Cracks of History: Essays on Teaching and Illustrating Folklore

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains twenty-one essays about folklore in Texas, including essays about police burials, railroads, graffiti, folk music, dance halls, and other folklore. The index begins on page 279.
Date: 1997
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

[Port Arthur Trolley Tracks]

Description: Photograph of the trolley tracks leading from downtown Port Arthur, TX to Pleasure Island. Beside the tracks is the US Army Corps of Engineers weather station. The Pleasure Island roller coaster and dance hall are visible in the distance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Pleasure Pier]

Description: Photograph of the Pleasure Pier dance hall on in Port Arthur, TX. Several vehicles are parked near the pier and there are people standing under the awning of the hall. A large sign outside the dance hall reads, "Re-elect W.W. Bill Richardson, Sheriff."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Soldiers and Women Dancing]

Description: Photograph of uniformed American soldiers dancing with women on a dance floor. The photograph is taken from an angle above the group. Soldiers and women can be seen in the background sitting on a low stone wall or pieces of furniture.
Date: 1950
Creator: United States. Army.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

Heritage, 2010, Volume 4

Description: Quarterly publication containing articles related to the preservation of historic artifacts and sites in Texas. Feature articles discuss various aspects of Texas history and heritage, often highlighting museums and collections within the state. Also included are book reviews, current preservation news, and a listing of historical museums in Texas.
Date: 2010
Creator: Texas Historical Foundation
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation


Description: Photograph of Junebug Clark and Mabel Henderson dancing. In the image, Clark and Henderson are dancing holding hands as they walk dance down the line. Behind them are people clapping and sitting in the back stands.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections