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The Resource Juneteenth Texas : essays in African-American folklore, Francis Edward Abernethy, senior editor ; Carolyn Fiedler Satterwhite, assistant editor; coeditors, Patrick B. Mullen, Alan B. Govenar

Juneteenth Texas : essays in African-American folklore, Francis Edward Abernethy, senior editor ; Carolyn Fiedler Satterwhite, assistant editor; coeditors, Patrick B. Mullen, Alan B. Govenar

Label
Juneteenth Texas : essays in African-American folklore
Title
Juneteenth Texas
Title remainder
essays in African-American folklore
Statement of responsibility
Francis Edward Abernethy, senior editor ; Carolyn Fiedler Satterwhite, assistant editor; coeditors, Patrick B. Mullen, Alan B. Govenar
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Juneteenth Texas reflects the many dimensions of African-American folklore. The personal essays are reminiscences about the past and are written from both black and white perspectives. They are followed by essays which classify and describe different aspects of African-American folk culture in Texas; studies of specific genres of folklore, such as songs and stories; studies of specific performers, such as Lightnin' Hopkins and Manse Lipscomb and of particular folklorists
  • Who were important in the collecting of African-American folklore, such as J. Mason Brewer; and a section giving resources for the further study of African Americans in Texas
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 390 s
  • 398/.089960764
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GR1
LC item number
.T4 no.54
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Publications of the Texas Folklore Society
Series volume
54
Label
Juneteenth Texas : essays in African-American folklore, Francis Edward Abernethy, senior editor ; Carolyn Fiedler Satterwhite, assistant editor; coeditors, Patrick B. Mullen, Alan B. Govenar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Where the Cedar Grove
  • Clyde E. Daniels
  • Mance Lipscomb : fight, flight or the blues
  • Glen alyn
  • More than just 'possum'n taters : Texas-African foodways in the WPA slave narratives
  • T. Lindsay Baker
  • Giving honor to God, the joy and salvation in my life : the appreciation service in song
  • Jan Rosenberg
  • From gumbo to Grammys : the development of Zydeco music in Houston
  • Lorenzo Thomas
  • African-American folklore in Texas and in the Texas Folklore Society
  • From Behop to hard bop and beyond : the Texas jazz connection
  • Dave Oliphant
  • African-American blacksmithing in east Texas
  • Richard Allen Burns
  • Musical traditions of twentieth century African-American cowboys
  • Alan Govenar
  • John Biggers, artist : traditional folkways of the black community
  • Alvia J. Wardlaw
  • The African-American folktale and J. Mason Brewer
  • Lorenzo Thomas
  • Francis Edward Abernethy
  • Juneteenth : a red spot day on the Texas calendar
  • William H. Wiggins, Jr.
  • Lightnin' Hopkins : blues bard of the third ward
  • John Wheat
  • "Bongo Joe" : a traditional street performer
  • Pat Mullen
  • West African fiddles in deep east Texas
  • John Minton
  • "The yellow rose of Texas" : a different cultural view
  • Trudier Harris
  • Black sacred harp singing remembered in East Texas
  • The Texas trailblazer project
  • Patricia Smith Prather
  • The Texas African-Americanphotography collection and archive
  • Alan Govenar
  • The African-American Museum of Dallas
  • Alan Govenar
  • Donald R. Ross
  • Henry Truvillion of the big thicket : a song worth singing
  • Jesse Truvillion
  • Once upon a time in Houston's fourth ward
  • James Thomas Jackson
Control code
34722452
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 364 p.
Isbn
9781574410181
Lccn
96021854 //r96
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1996. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Juneteenth Texas : essays in African-American folklore, Francis Edward Abernethy, senior editor ; Carolyn Fiedler Satterwhite, assistant editor; coeditors, Patrick B. Mullen, Alan B. Govenar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Where the Cedar Grove
  • Clyde E. Daniels
  • Mance Lipscomb : fight, flight or the blues
  • Glen alyn
  • More than just 'possum'n taters : Texas-African foodways in the WPA slave narratives
  • T. Lindsay Baker
  • Giving honor to God, the joy and salvation in my life : the appreciation service in song
  • Jan Rosenberg
  • From gumbo to Grammys : the development of Zydeco music in Houston
  • Lorenzo Thomas
  • African-American folklore in Texas and in the Texas Folklore Society
  • From Behop to hard bop and beyond : the Texas jazz connection
  • Dave Oliphant
  • African-American blacksmithing in east Texas
  • Richard Allen Burns
  • Musical traditions of twentieth century African-American cowboys
  • Alan Govenar
  • John Biggers, artist : traditional folkways of the black community
  • Alvia J. Wardlaw
  • The African-American folktale and J. Mason Brewer
  • Lorenzo Thomas
  • Francis Edward Abernethy
  • Juneteenth : a red spot day on the Texas calendar
  • William H. Wiggins, Jr.
  • Lightnin' Hopkins : blues bard of the third ward
  • John Wheat
  • "Bongo Joe" : a traditional street performer
  • Pat Mullen
  • West African fiddles in deep east Texas
  • John Minton
  • "The yellow rose of Texas" : a different cultural view
  • Trudier Harris
  • Black sacred harp singing remembered in East Texas
  • The Texas trailblazer project
  • Patricia Smith Prather
  • The Texas African-Americanphotography collection and archive
  • Alan Govenar
  • The African-American Museum of Dallas
  • Alan Govenar
  • Donald R. Ross
  • Henry Truvillion of the big thicket : a song worth singing
  • Jesse Truvillion
  • Once upon a time in Houston's fourth ward
  • James Thomas Jackson
Control code
34722452
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 364 p.
Isbn
9781574410181
Lccn
96021854 //r96
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Purchased, 1996. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
ill.

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