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Twenty-First Annual Meeting

The twenty-first annual meeting was held in Dallas, April 19 and 20, 1935, at
the Adolphus Hotel and on the campus of Southern Methodist University.

Program of Twenty-First Annual Meeting

  • Program:

    J. Frank Dobie (Austin) "Mister Coyote in Folk-Lore and Literature" 

    Jovita Gonzalez (Saint Mary's Hall, San Antonio) "Collecting Folk-Lore on the Rio Grande" 

    Dan Storm (Austin) "Animal Tales from Mexico" 

    Aylett Royall (Southern Methodist University, Dallas) "I'se Sho Nuff Lucky" 

    H.B. Parks (San Antonio) "Monte Diablo" 

    Mrs. John Henry (Dallas) "The Casey Jones Problem" 

    Henry Barton (Wichita Falls) "Sandstorm Yarns" 

    Ramon F. Adams (Dallas) "Cowboy Figures of Speech" 

    Sue Gates (O'Donnell) "Tall Tales of West Texas" 

    J. Mason Brewer (Dallas) "Dog Spirits" 

    David Henry (Dallas) "The Exposure of Pecos Bill" 

    Mrs. Zelma Polly (Waco) "A Negro Sermon" 

    Frost Woodhull (San Antonio) "Remedies for the Home" 

    Cornelia Chambers (Dallas) "The Adventures of Little Audrey (or Little Emma)" 

    Alan Lomax (Austin) "Singing With Lead Belly" 

  • Officers:

  • John Lee Brooks (Southern Methodist University, Dallas)

    First Vice-President:
  • Martha Emmons (Waco)

    Second Vice-President:
  • Leon Denny Moses (School of Mines, El Paso)

    Third Vice-President:
  • A.W. Eddins (San Antonio)

    Secretary and Editor:
  • J. Frank Dobie (Austin)

  • Marcelle L. Hamer (Austin)

  • H.B. Parks (San Antonio)
  • Rebecca Smith (Texas Christian University, Fort Worth)
  • E.R. Sims (University of Texas, Austin)

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