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Straight Texas, J. Frank Dobie, editor ; Mody C. Boatright, associate editor

Label
Straight Texas
Title
Straight Texas
Statement of responsibility
J. Frank Dobie, editor ; Mody C. Boatright, associate editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A Publication of the Texas Folklore Society. The topics include Texas place names, Roy Bean, anecdotes from Brazos River bottoms, Mexican ghosts from El Paso, comedy in folk superstitions, witching for water with the Bible, pioneer folk ways, old sayings from Texas, Irish fairies in Texas, Alabama Indian music, and tales from the Alabamas
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
music
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Publications of the Texas Folklore Society
Series volume
no. 13
Label
Straight Texas, J. Frank Dobie, editor ; Mody C. Boatright, associate editor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Edition statement from preface
  • Originally published: Austin : Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1937
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies
Contents
  • Roy Bean: Law west of the Pecos
  • Myron W. Tracy
  • Mexican spooks from El Paso
  • Charles L. Sonnichsen
  • Walk around my bedside
  • Martha Emmons
  • I'se sho' nuff lucky
  • Aylett Royal
  • The human comedy in folk superstitions
  • Tressa Turner
  • Stories in Texas place names
  • Witching for water with the bible
  • David Hall
  • The black cat of Cole's Plantation
  • Julia Beazley
  • Irish fairies in Texas
  • Louise von Blittersdorf Moses
  • Pioneer folk ways
  • Afton Wynn
  • Wise saws from Texas
  • Mrs. Morgan Smith and A.W. Eddins
  • J. Frank Dobie
  • Colloquialisms along the Sabine
  • Trueman E. O'Quinn
  • "Old Obadiah" and "My Juanita"
  • Alice Atkinson Neighbors
  • Silver dreams and copper plates
  • Mae Featherstone
  • The Alabama Indians and their music
  • Frances Densmore
  • Two tales from the Alabamas
  • Elma Heard
  • The lobo girl of Devil's River
  • How the Alabamas came southward
  • G.T. Bludworth
  • The play party in Victoria County
  • Helen Ashworth Moore
  • L.D. Bertillion
  • Anecdotes from the Brazos Bottoms
  • A.W. Eddins
  • The adventures of Little Audrey
  • Cornelia Chambers
Control code
491956
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Reprint ed.
Extent
348 p.
Lccn
66009630 //r854
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Wilson M. Hudson, 1986 (SW Writers Access. No. 86-001). With dust jacket.
Other physical details
music
Label
Straight Texas, J. Frank Dobie, editor ; Mody C. Boatright, associate editor
Publication
Note
  • Edition statement from preface
  • Originally published: Austin : Texas Folk-Lore Society, 1937
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies
Contents
  • Roy Bean: Law west of the Pecos
  • Myron W. Tracy
  • Mexican spooks from El Paso
  • Charles L. Sonnichsen
  • Walk around my bedside
  • Martha Emmons
  • I'se sho' nuff lucky
  • Aylett Royal
  • The human comedy in folk superstitions
  • Tressa Turner
  • Stories in Texas place names
  • Witching for water with the bible
  • David Hall
  • The black cat of Cole's Plantation
  • Julia Beazley
  • Irish fairies in Texas
  • Louise von Blittersdorf Moses
  • Pioneer folk ways
  • Afton Wynn
  • Wise saws from Texas
  • Mrs. Morgan Smith and A.W. Eddins
  • J. Frank Dobie
  • Colloquialisms along the Sabine
  • Trueman E. O'Quinn
  • "Old Obadiah" and "My Juanita"
  • Alice Atkinson Neighbors
  • Silver dreams and copper plates
  • Mae Featherstone
  • The Alabama Indians and their music
  • Frances Densmore
  • Two tales from the Alabamas
  • Elma Heard
  • The lobo girl of Devil's River
  • How the Alabamas came southward
  • G.T. Bludworth
  • The play party in Victoria County
  • Helen Ashworth Moore
  • L.D. Bertillion
  • Anecdotes from the Brazos Bottoms
  • A.W. Eddins
  • The adventures of Little Audrey
  • Cornelia Chambers
Control code
491956
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Reprint ed.
Extent
348 p.
Lccn
66009630 //r854
Note
Library's copy 1 (SW Writers): Gift of Wilson M. Hudson, 1986 (SW Writers Access. No. 86-001). With dust jacket.
Other physical details
music

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