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[News Script: Banks]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: June 11, 1970, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Legendary Ladies of Texas

Description: 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.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

In the Shadow of History

Description: 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.
Date: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Singin' Texas

Description: 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.
Date: 2017
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

Coyote Wisdom

Description: This volume contains popular folklore of Mexico and Texas, including animal folk stories, Navajo creation myths, discussions about folk characters, discussions about the philosophy of folklore, and other miscellaneous folk stories. The index begins on page 293.
Date: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

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: 2017
Creator: Texas Folklore Society
Partner: UNT Press

Transcript of Oral History Interview with Ethel Baker Starkey, March 28, 2013

Description: Interview with Ethel Baker Starkey, whose husband's ancestors were Texas Hill Country settlers, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Starkey discusses her husband's family history. She also talks about coming to Kerrville for a job with her family.
Date: March 28, 2013
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis & Starkey, Ethel Baker
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Funeral Program for Susan Elizabeth Mayfield, April 25, 2015]

Description: Funeral program for Susan Elizabeth Mayfield, born October 9, 1957 and died April 11, 2015. The funeral was held April 25, 2015 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, officiated by Very Rev. Kevin P. Fausz. Funeral arrangements were made through Dellcrest Funeral Home and she was buried in Cross Catholic Cemetery in Nacogdoches, Texas.
Date: April 25, 2015
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Transcript of Letter, April 20, 1835]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter, on April 20, 1835, noting the receipt of letters from Captain Antonio Tenorio, which discuss the lack of resources and criticisms in Galveston. The author asks for money from the government to give to the battalion in Galveston.
Date: April 20, 1835
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History