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Eighth Annual Meeting

The eighth annual meeting of the Texas Folklore Society was held in the University of Texas YMCA auditorium, 
Thursday afternoon and evening, April 20, 1922.

Program of Eighth Annual Meeting

  • Presidential Address:

    Dr. Clyde Chew Glascock (Rice Institute) "Fairy Tales in Greek and Roman Literature" 

  • Program:

  • John A. Lomax (Austin) "Cowboy Lingo" 

    Mrs. E. Owen Scott (Rio Grande City) "Old Customs on the Rio Grande Border" 

    William D. Hornaday (University of Texas) "Some Folk-Lore of Mexico" 

    Victor J. Smith (Sul Ross State Normal College) "Indian Picture Drawings of the Big Bend District in Texas" 

    Dr. Max Sylvius Handman (University of Texas) "Human Building Sacrifices in Balkan Ballads" 

    Professor Samuel Edward Gideon (University of Texas) "Early German Architecture of Gillespie County, Texas" (lantern slide exhibition)

    Miss Julia Estill (Fredericksburg, Texas) "Customs Among the German Descendants of Gillespie County, Texas" 

    J. Frank Dobie (University of Texas) "Weather Wisdom of the Texas-Mexican Border" 

    Sung by negro folk "Negro Folk-Songs" 

  • Officers:

  • Dr. Clyde Chew Glascock (Rice Institute)

    First Vice-President:
  • Mrs. Adele B. Looscan (Houston)

    Second Vice-President:
  • W. S. Hendrix (Ohio State University)

  • J. Frank Dobie (University of Texas)

  • Mrs. Lillie T. Shaver (Dallas)
  • Dr. L. W. Payne, Jr. (University of Texas)
  • Miss Dorothy Scarborough (New York)

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