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Title First timers and old timers : the Texas Folklore Society fire burns on / edited by Kenneth L. Untiedt.
Imprint Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 2012.
Edition First edition.

Series Publications of the Texas Folklore Society ; 68
Publications of the Texas Folklore Society ; http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n42020526 no. 68.
Subject Texas Folklore Society.
Folklore -- Texas.
Texas -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Texas -- Social life and customs -- 21st century.
Texas -- Biography.
Alt Name Untiedt, Kenneth L., 1966-
Description 1 online resource (xi, 353 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "Back in the day" : reflections on times passed: Use It up. Wear It out. Make It do. Do without / Linda Wolff ; Growing up in the goat pen / Lora B. Davis Garrison ; The wheels of our lives / Scott Hill Bumgardner ; Back then / Archie P. McDonald ; I'm here to tell you!: family vignettes from the Depression era / Robert J. (Jack) Duncan ; A Czech way of business / Lori Najvar ; Some recollections of defining events / Al Lowman -- Texas music: "Hell in Texas": crossing between sin and salvation in Texas folk songs / Ken Baake ; Buddy Holly, Beethoven, and Lubbock in the 1950s / Paul H. Carlson ; Waltz across Texas: an exploration of the music in the German and Czech dance halls of South Central Texas and the bands that played the music / Carol Bolland ; The music of Ruby Allmond / Jerry B. Lincecum ; Songs of the Depression / Francis Edward Abernethy ; "July 4, 1976": a folktale from the Helotes settlement / John Igo -- Legends in their time; and ours still: Frances Lane and Mattie Felker: two legendary ladies of Texas / Mike Felker and Liz Brandt ; The evolution of a family epic / Donna Ingham ; Lon Goldstein and the Gainesville owls / Kit Chase ; Russell Lee's Texas photographs / Carla Ellard ; Américo Paredes, border anthropologist / Manuel F. Medrano ; Sages, pundits, and spinners / James Ward Lee ; James and John: wild and crazy apostles of the TFS West / Jim Harris -- Everything but the kitchen sink : ghosts, legends, language, and other lore: ghost stories and legends of Old San Patricio / J. Michael Sullivan ; The widow's revenge: the genesis and development of a tale in Bell County / Kenneth W. Davis ; Tip to tip: legendary Texas Longhorns / Henry Wolff, Jr. ; The Aurora airship crash of 1897 / Jo Virgil ; The hidfolk of Texas / Claire Campbell ; Curses! ("!?*#ZX?@") / Jean Granberry Schnitz ; Monsters in Texas / J. Rhett Rushing ; The folklore of plants: growing up in the Hill Country / Acayla Haile ; High art versus the oral tradition / Gene Young ; The Hispanic shaman / Charles B. Martin.
Summary The Texas Folklore Society has been alive and kicking for over one hundred years now, and I don't really think there's any mystery as to what keeps the organization going strong. The secret to our longevity is simply the constant replenishment of our body of contributors. We are especially fortunate in recent years to have had papers given at our annual meetings by new members-young members, many of whom are college or even high school students. These presentations are oftentimes given during sessions right alongside some of our oldest members. We've also had long-time members who've been arou.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781574414837 (electronic bk.)
1574414836 (electronic bk.)
9781283924320 (MyiLibrary)
1283924323 (MyiLibrary)
9781574414714
1574414712
OCLC # 828869789
Additional Format Print version: First timers and old timers. 1st ed. Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 2012 9781574414714 (DLC) 2012032712 (OCoLC)808930392