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Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting

The twenty-fourth annual meeting was held in El Paso, April 15 and 16, 1938, 
in conjunction with the Hispanic Institute of New Mexico.

Program of Twenty-Fourth Annual Meeting

  • Program:

    Charles L. Sonnichsen (El Paso) President's Greeting 

    J. Frank Dobie (Austin) "Adventures of a Story Hunter" 

    Ina Sizer Cassidy (Santa Fe) "Indian Artists" 

    Elizabeth Willis DeHuff (Santa Fe) "Indian Dances" 

    Ruth Laughlin (Santa Fe) "Santa Fe Fiesta" (Read by title only) 

    A.L. Campa (Albuquerque) "Folk Drama" 

    Margaret K. Kress (Austin) "Cuentos del Diablo" 

    Niña Otero-Warren (Santa Fe) "Saints' Folk Tales" 

    T.M. Pearce (Albuquerque) "Folk-Lore and Fascism" 

    Reginald G. Fisher (Albuquerque ) "Theology of the Pueblo Indians" 

    Mildren Cohen (El Paso) "Cucrpo sin Alma" 

    Lutie Britt (Alpine) "Border Folk-Lore from the Big Bend" 

    Jovita Gonzalez (Del Rio) "Poetry and Pots" (Read by title only) 

    Frank Goodwyn (Sarita) "Folk-Lore from the Lower Rio Grande" 

    Ray Wood (Austin) "Native American Mother Goose Rhymes" (Read by title only) 

    Josiah Combs (Fort Worth) "Juicy language from the Highlands" (Read by title only) 

    Frost Woodhull (San Antonio) "Rattlesnake lore from the Witte Museum" (Read by title only) 

    Dan Storm (Austin) "Tales of Animalitos" 

    Mody C. Boatright (Austin) "Humor in the Frontier Pulpit" 

    Jack Thorp (Albuquerque) "Tales of the Chuck Wagon" (Read by title only) 

    The Secretary was authorized to ask Harry Huntt Ransom, of The University of Texas, 
    to serve as associate editor. Mr. Ransom accepted the offer. 

  • Officers:

  • Charles L. Sonnichsen (El Paso)

    First Vice-President:
  • John Lee Brooks (Dallas)

    Second Vice-President:
  • R.G. Upton (Nacogdoches)

    Third Vice-President:
  • J.E. Farrell (Fort Worth)

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

    Associate Editor:
  • Mody C. Boatright (Austin)

  • Marcelle Lively Hamer (Austin)

  • Mrs. W.S. Randall (Dallas)
  • George A. Hill, Jr. (Houston)
  • G.T. Bludworth (Fort Worth)

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