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Seventh Annual Meeting

The seventh annual meeting of the Texas Folklore Society was held in San Marcos, 
Friday and Saturdey, April 27 and 28, 1917.

Program of Seventh Annual Meeting

  • Welcoming Addresses:

    Mayor A.L. Davis (San Marcos) Welcome on behalf of the city. 

    Professor C.E. Evans, President, Southwest Texas State Normal College (San Marcos) Welcome on behalf of the schools. 

  • Program:

  • Daniel Saenz (University of Texas) "Ballad Making in Mexico" 

    Round Table: C.A. MacNaughton, Leader (San Marcos) "How to Collect and Preserve Folk-Lore" 

    John A. Lomax (Austin) "Cowboy Lingo" 

    Pageant of Folk Dances: A. Swedish; B. Spanish; C. Scotch 

    Folk Scenes: A. Cowboys; B. Indians; C. Negroes; D. Mexicans 

    Dr. Stith Thompson (University of Texas) "Bible Stories Among the American Indians" 

  • Officers:

  • Mrs. Lillie T. Shaver (Southwest Texas State Normal College, San Marcos)

    First Vice-President:
  • W.P. Webb (Cuero)

    Second Vice-President:
  • Mrs. H.L. Obenchain (Dallas)

  • Dr. Stith Thompson (University of Texas)

  • Jake H. Harrison (Dallas)
  • W.S. Hendrix (University of Texas)

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