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This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society includes the play—party in Oklahoma; folklore of Texas birds; tall tales for the tenderfeet; fishback yarns from the Sulphurs; Cajun stories of Bolivar's Peninsula; Paul Bunyan; pioneer folk tales; folk anecdotes; the Texas pecan; African-American folk songs of Texas; old Nacogdoches; ghosts of Lake Jackson; how the polecat got his scent; characteristics of cowboy songs; ballads and songs of the frontier folk, and other tales.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright Page
  2. p. 2
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  1. Contents
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  1. Report, Sir
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  1. I
  2. pp. 6-24
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  1. Folk-Lore Relating to Texas Birds
  2. pp. 25-37
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  1. II
  2. pp. 38-41
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  1. Fishback Yarns from the Sulphurs
  2. pp. 42-44
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  1. Paul Bunyan: Oil Man
  2. pp. 45-54
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  1. Pipeline Days and Paul Bunyan
  2. pp. 55-61
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  1. Le Loup Blanc of Bolivar's Peninsula
  2. pp. 62-68
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  1. Pioneer Folk Tales
  2. pp. 69-77
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  1. The Corn Thief—A Folk Anecdote
  2. p. 78
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  1. The Texas Pecan; the Man in the Moon
  2. pp. 79-80
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  1. III
  2. pp. 81-84
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  1. Some Negro Folk-Songs of Texas
  2. pp. 85-112
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  1. Six Negro Folk-Songs
  2. pp. 113-118
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  1. Confidences from Old Nacogdoches
  2. pp. 119-134
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  1. The Ghosts of Lake Jackson
  2. pp. 135-136
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  1. How Mr. Polecat Got His Scent
  2. pp. 137-138
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  1. De Pot-Song
  2. p. 139
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  1. Notes on Some Recent Treatments of Negro Folk-Lore
  2. pp. 140-144
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  1. IV
  2. pp. 145-154
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  1. More Ballads and Songs of the Frontier Folk
  2. pp. 155-180
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  1. Proceeding of the Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1927
  2. pp. 181-182
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 183-184
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  1. Indexes
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  1. UNT Press Logo
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  1. National Endowment for the Humanities Funding Information
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  1. Back Cover
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781574410877
Related ISBN
9781574410877
MARC Record
OCLC
45729485
Launched on MUSE
2019-12-20
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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