Texas Folklore Society

East Texas Historical Association -- 2011

Ken Untiedt, Texas Folklore Society Secretary-Editor, presided over a joint session with the East Texas Historical Association at their fall meeting in Nacogdoches on September 23, 2011.  The session was very well received. There were about 40 people in the audience.

Anne Shelton (Austin) gave a paper entitled "Handcrafted Gravemarkers of East Texas." Thad Sitton (Austin) gave a paper entitled "Stomp and Gouge: Speculations About East Texas Folk Fighting." Jack Duncan (McKinney) gave a paper entitled "I'm Here to Tell You!: Family Vignettes from the Depression Era." and Jerry Young (Mesquite), gave a paper entitled "Recalling a Texas Legend: A Retrospective of Samuel "Booger Red" Privett."

In addition, Texas Folklore Society member L. Patrick Hughes (Austin) presided over a session entitled "Families and Celebrities" in which Winston Sosebee (Midland) gave a paper entitled "East Texans Move West: Two Families Make the Trek."

 

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