Dobie, J. Frank 1888-1964.

Straight Texas. J. Frank Dobie, editor. Mody C. Boatright, associate editor. - Reprint ed. - 348 pages illustrations, music 24 cm. - Publications of the Texas Folklore Society, no. 13 . - Publications of the Texas Folklore Society ; no. 13. .

Includes bibliographical references.

Stories in Texas place names / The lobo girl of Devil's River / Anecdotes from the Brazos Bottoms / The adventures of Little Audrey / Roy Bean: Law west of the Pecos / Mexican spooks from El Paso / Walk around my bedside / I'se sho' nuff lucky / The human comedy in folk superstitions / Witching for water with the bible / The black cat of Cole's Plantation / Irish fairies in Texas / Pioneer folk ways / Wise saws from Texas / Colloquialisms along the Sabine / "Old Obadiah" and "My Juanita" / Silver dreams and copper plates / The Alabama Indians and their music / Two tales from the Alabamas / How the Alabamas came southward / The play party in Victoria County / J. Frank Dobie -- L.D. Bertillion -- A.W. Eddins -- Cornelia Chambers -- Myron W. Tracy -- Charles L. Sonnichsen -- Martha Emmons -- Aylett Royal -- Tressa Turner -- David Hall -- Julia Beazley -- Louise von Blittersdorf Moses -- Afton Wynn -- Mrs. Morgan Smith and A.W. Eddins -- Trueman E. O'Quinn -- Alice Atkinson Neighbors -- Mae Featherstone -- Frances Densmore -- Elma Heard -- G.T. Bludworth -- Helen Ashworth Moore.



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Texas--Social life and customs.

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