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Author Igo, John, 1927-
Title Folktales from the Helotes settlement / John Igo ; edited by Kenneth L. Untiedt ; illustrated by Scott Runnels.
Imprint Denton, Texas : University of North Texas Press, 2014.
Edition Edition: First.

Author Igo, John, 1927-
Series Texas Folklore Society extra book ; number 25
Texas Folklore Society extra book ; no. 25.
Subject Helotes (Tex.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.
Helotes (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century -- Anecdotes.
Helotes (Tex.) -- Folklore.
Alt Name Untiedt, Kenneth L., 1966-
Description 1 online resource.
Edition Edition: First.
Contents Preface / by Kenneth l. Untiedt -- Introduction and dedication -- The white chapel -- Hitzfelder -- Freddie at Maude's -- What toll road? -- Shavano -- The mobile market -- Stations of the Cross -- John Marnock's dog -- The other barber -- The dowser -- Spring -- By any other name -- Wayfaring strangers -- Charcoal City -- Cave dwellers -- Seabirds -- Chewing tobacco -- The natural cure -- Bird-boy -- Edwards Flat -- Daisy and the stork -- The Indian tree -- The Moeller-Marnock shootout (Marnock version) -- The culvert -- The devil in the outhouse -- The trophy buck -- Nomad -- Indian middens and graves -- Fools' gold -- The skeleton house -- Phantom cemetery -- Cisterns -- The wolf man -- The buzzard colony -- The rustler -- Snakes -- The invisible bootlegger(s) -- The devil's slide -- Lost gold -- The totem -- Postal service -- The merry-eye -- The barn ghost -- Lucy's treasures -- Murder I -- The white witch -- Murder II -- Artifacts -- Cleto -- Mr. Brauchle's school -- Scaring Indians -- The kid -- Sam's innocent heart -- July 4, 1976 -- The fence -- The famous stew -- Our Lady of Zion -- Infant mortality -- Watermelons -- The name: a place with three mothers -- Lily's bottle -- St. Cecilia's eyes -- Story-teller -- The waltz contest -- Stringtown: an elegy.
Summary The Texas Folklore Society has been publishing a regular volume of folklore research (our PTFS series) for the past several decades. Most of these books are what we call miscellanies, compilations of the works of multiple folklorists, and they feature articles on many types of lore. We've also published over twenty ""Extra Books, "" which are single-author manuscripts that examine a more focused topic. Folktales from the Helotes Settlement by John Igo is Extra Book #25. It's a collection of personal memories from our longest active member, who first joined the Society over fifty years ago. Her.
ISBN 9781574415902 (electronic bk.)
1574415905 (electronic bk.)
9781574415896 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1574415891 (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 899568626
Additional Format Print version: 9781574415896 1574415891 (DLC) 2014033771 (OCoLC)881030110