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Mexican American Folklore: A Bibliography

Description: Paper discussing a course outline for a course in Mexican American Folklore. The course outline is followed by a bibliography of Mexican American Folklore that is divided into sections corresponding to the course outline.
Date: December 17, 1977
Creator: Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999
Partner: Texas A&M University Kingsville

[Adobe Home]

Description: Photograph of an adobe home. Visible on the right side of the picture is a woman with her back to the camera, and on the left side of the home there is a chicken wire fence.
Date: unknown
Creator: Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999
Partner: Texas A&M University Kingsville

[Board and Batten Home]

Description: Photograph of a simple board-and-batten home. There is a mesh fence surrounding the house, and some prickly pear cactus is visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999
Partner: Texas A&M University Kingsville

[Chapel of San Rafael]

Description: Photograph of a frontal view of the Chapel of San Rafael, which was built circa 1836. The chapel is surrounded by a wooden fence, and there are some trees behind the fence to the left of the chapel. .
Date: unknown
Creator: Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999
Partner: Texas A&M University Kingsville

[Close-Up View of Mud and Twigs]

Description: Photograph of a close-up view of mud and twigs. They are stacked in layers and appear that they may be part of a structure. Larger twigs are on the bottom-most layer, with smaller twigs in the middle layer, and mud makes up the top layer.
Date: unknown
Creator: Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999
Partner: Texas A&M University Kingsville

[Collapsed Stone Structure]

Description: Photograph of a small stone structure that appears to have collapsed. There are some tall plants on either side of the structure, and a house is visible far in the distance behind it.
Date: unknown
Creator: Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999
Partner: Texas A&M University Kingsville

[Las Comitas Ranch Entrance #1]

Description: Photograph of a ranch entrance with a sign that says "Bustamante's, Las Comitas Ranch, Made by Nano Joe Jr., 1-1-1989." There is a dirt road that turns under the sign and leads toward the right; it is lined with short wooden fencing and several buildings are visible on the left side of the image, along the road. A truck is partially visible in what appears to be a field on the right side of the image, on the other side of the road. Handwritten text on the back of the photo says: "Ranch entranceway built of castaway oil field pipe and drill stem at Bustamante's in Zapata County. Joe S. Graham."
Date: unknown
Creator: Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999
Partner: Texas A&M University Kingsville

[Las Comitas Ranch Entrance #2]

Description: Photograph of a ranch entrance with a sign, made of oil field pipe and drill stems, that says "Bustamante's, Las Comitas Ranch, Made by Nano Joe Jr., 1-1-1989." There is a dirt road that turns under the sign and leads toward the right; it is lined with short wooden fencing and several buildings are visible on the left side of the image, along the road.
Date: unknown
Creator: Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999
Partner: Texas A&M University Kingsville

Conjunto Music

Description: Paper discussing a brief history of conjunto folk music in south Texas and its role in the folk culture of the area.
Date: unknown
Creator: Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999
Partner: Texas A&M University Kingsville

Corridos

Description: Paper discussing a the history of corridos, a type of Mexican-American folk ballads, as well as their evolution over time.
Date: unknown
Creator: Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999
Partner: Texas A&M University Kingsville

[Cowboy Holding Coil of Rope]

Description: Photograph of cowboy holding a coil of rope while sitting on a wooden bench. Behind him, there is a wood and mesh fence, and in front of him there are two small dogs.
Date: unknown
Creator: Graham, Joe Stanley, 1940-1999
Partner: Texas A&M University Kingsville