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This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society "contains a sample of the research that members of the Society were doing at the turn of the millennium as represented at the 1998, 1999, and 2000 meetings." The volume covers "a wide variety of contemporary and historical topics," including baby lore, stories about notable women, stories about food and cooking, information about the Model T Ford, and more.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
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  1. Flap
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  1. Title Page
  2. pp. i-ii
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  1. Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
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  1. Dedication
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  1. Preface
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  1. Image
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  1. Half Title Page
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  1. Images
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  1. “It's the Watkins Man!”
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  1. “Now you Hear my Horn!”
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  1. “That Dirty Little Coward!”
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  1. Mother's Model T
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  1. The Origins of the Texas Style of Traditional Old-Time Fiddling
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  1. Epics of Defeat: Texas’ Alamo and Scotland's Culloden
  2. pp. 75-90
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  1. The Roswell Incident: Fiftieth Anniversary Sell-Abration
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  1. Greetings from Frank Dobie
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  1. Baby Lore: The Why and Wherefore of It
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  1. Grandparenting
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  1. “It all Began the Day my Conscience Died:” The Cheatin’ Song from Prototype to Post-Modern
  2. pp. 133-154
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  1. La Quinceañera: A Hispanic Folk Custom
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  1. The Breakfast of Champions
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  1. Women A-Horseback—Side or Astride
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  1. “This story has no Leeeeede!”
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  1. Recipes from Green Pastures
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  1. Take me Out to the Ballgame
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  1. How Cloth was Dyed during the Civil War in Washington County, Texas
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  1. Uppity Women
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  1. Praising Potted Pork Parts: Austin's One and Only Spamarama
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  1. Homemade Religion: Miraculous Images of Jesus and the Virgin Mary in South Texas
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  1. The Roy Bedichek Family Letters
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  1. Emily D. West and the Yellow Prose of Texas: A Primer on Some Primary Documents and their Doctoring
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  1. The Elusive Emily D. West, Folksong's Fabled “Yellow Rose of Texas”
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  1. Contributors
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  1. Index
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  1. National Endowment for the Humanities Funding Information
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  1. Backcover
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781574411409
Related ISBN
9781574411409
MARC Record
OCLC
1066627781
Launched on MUSE
2019-12-20
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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