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Fifth Annual Meeting

The fifth annual meeting of the Texas Folklore Society was held Waco, 
Friday and Saturday, May 21 and 22, 1915 at Carroll Chapel of Baylor University.

Program of Fifth Annual Meeting

  • Friday, May 21, 10:00 A.M.:

    John A. Lomax (Austin ), "Cowboy Songs and Ballads" 

  • Friday, May 21, 5-7 P.M.:
  • Reception to the delegates at the home of Dr. A.J. Armstrong

  • Friday, May 21, 8:15 P.M.:
  • H.C. Payne (Waco), "Cowboy Ballad" 

    Clyde Chew Glascock (Houston) "German Fairy Tales" 

  • Saturday, May 22, 9:00 A.M.:
  • Business Session 

    G.J. Rosseau (Waco, formerly of Transvaal) "South African Folk-Lore" 

    Mrs. L.T. Shaver (San Marcos) "Stories of the Choctaw Indians" 

    Lois Upshaw (Waco) "Mexican Folk-Song" 

    Adrian Bernardo (Waco, formerly of Brazil) "Brazilian Superstitions" 

    E.W. Provence (Waco) "Japanese Folk-Tales" 

    W. Prescott Webb (Austin) "Wild Horse Stories of Southwest Texas" 

  • Saturday, May 22, 2:30 P.M.:
  • Stith Thompson (Austin) "Negro Ballads and 'Reels,'" President's Address 

    Irene McLendon (Waco) "Indian Folk-Song," sung by Irene McLendon 

    Dorothy Scarborough (Waco) "Japanese Folk-Tales" 

    "Negro Folk-Songs," sung by the students of Paul Quinn and Central Texas Colleges 

  • Officers:

  • Dorothy Scarborough (Waco )

  • Robert Adger Law (Austin)

  • W. Prescott Webb (Austin)

  • Miss Parker (Austin )

  • John A. Lomax (Austin)
  • W.H. Thomas (College Station )

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