Dobie, J. Frank 1888-1964,

Texian stomping grounds, edited by J. Frank Dobie, Mody C. Boatright [and] Harry H. Ransom. - 162 pages illustrations 23 cm. - Texas folk-lore society. Publications no. XVII . - Publications of the Texas Folklore Society ; no. 17. .

On the Jefferson Road / "Hoping out" in East Texas / Pie suppers in East Texas / Yogi Oil / The Austin hill folk / Frijoles / Rancho Buena Vista / Honor the fiddler! / Toodala / Play party games of South Texas / Negro folk tales / The Voodoo man of the Brazos / How the burrow tricked the buzzard / Will-o'-the-Wisp of the Esperanza / The Ford epigram / The life of Christ in ten acts / Pioneer children's games / Frank Bryan -- Guy Kirtley -- Virginia Walker -- Lloyd E. Price -- Elsie Upton -- Roy Holt -- Fermina Guerra -- J. Olcutt Sanders -- Helen Gates -- Laura Atkins -- Lucy M. Cobb and Mary A. Hicks -- Archie Steagall -- Genoveva Barrera -- John W. Blackwell -- Newton Gaines -- John H. Faulk -- Ida B. Hall.

Contains sketches of post-war life in East Texas, descriptions of early recreations and games, and account of the hill people near Austihn, a reminiscence of ranching life in the West, stories long current among the people, African American tales, and a first-hand report of an African American folk play of the life of Christ.

Jesus Christ--Drama.

Frontier and pioneer life--Texas.
Ranch life.
African Americans--Folklore.

Texas--Social life and customs.

GR1 / .T4 no.17