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Eighty-Second Annual Meeting
The Texas Folklore Society met in Sherman, Texas, April 9-11, 1998.
The meeting headquarters was in the Holiday Inn,
Program of Eighty-Second Annual Meeting
Thursday, April 9, 1998
2:00-6:00 p.m., Registration, Lobby, Holiday Inn, Sherman
(all sessions held in Austin Rooms I, II, & III)
8:00 p.m., Hootenanny, Austin Rooms I, II, & III
Friday, April 10
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Registration, Lobby, Holiday Inn, Sherman
- Session 1: 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
||Joe Moore (Canyon Lake), Chair
Francis B. Vick (Denton), "The Roy Bedichek Family Letters: Some Views on Doctors, Cures and Animal Life"
Patrick Brannen Vick (Dallas), "The Founding and Traditions of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rockne, Texas"
Becky Matthews (Carlsbad, New Mexico), "The Roswell Incident -- 50th Anniversary Sell-Abration"
- Session 2: 10:30 - 12:00 noon
12:00 noon, Officers Luncheon, Sherman Room
||Cynthia Savage (Midland), Chair
Jean Granberry Schnitz (Boerne), "Echoes of Hope and Hebron -- The Songs of Amos and Minnie Granberry"
F.E. Abernethy (Nacogdoches), "Snakes"
John Lightfoot (Lake Jackson), "Take Me Out to the Ballgame"
- Session 3: 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
||Jim Harris (Hobbs, New Mexico), Chair
Jim Hoy (Emporia, Kansas), "Kansas Cowboys' Influence"
Joy J. Burwell and Robert J. Duncan (McKinny), "Horse of a Different Kind"
Ken Untiedt (Lubbock), "The Police Language: The Lore of Law Enforcement Communication in West Texas"
- Session 4: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Cash Bar 6:30 p.m.
||Dick Holland (Austin), Chair
Robert Flynn (San Antonio), "Bound for Glory"
J.G. "Paw-Paw" Pinkerton (Stamford, Connecticut), "A Lesson to Last a Lifetime"
Patrick Dearen (Midland), "Roping the Wind: Cowboy Weather Lore of the Early Twentieth Century"
Banquet 7:30 p.m., Austin Rooms I, II, & III
Presiding: Rollo Newsome (Austin)
Speaker: Steven Hardin (Victoria College) "The Congressman, The Coonskin Cap, and the Creation of a Ring-tailed Roarer"
Hootenanny, Austin Rooms I, II, & III (following banquet),
Saturday, April 11
- Session 5: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
||Tom Crum (Granbury), Chair
Olivia Murray Nichols (Dallas), "That'll be the Day: Festivals in Texas"
Presiding: Rollo K. Newsom (Austin)
Melinda Williams (Denton), "The Barrow Gang: Ralph Fults and His Years with Bonnie and Clyde"
Kelly Mosel (Austin), "Growing Up Female in Texas: The Importance of Beauty Pageants"
Rollo K. Newsom (Austin)
- Rollo K. Newsom (Austin)
- Sylvia Mahoney (Vernon)
- F.E. Abernethy (Nacogdoches)
- Carolyn Satterwhite (Nacogdoches)
- Faye Leeper (Irving) 1998
- George Ewing (Abilene) 1999
- R.G. Dean (Nacogdoches) 2000
- Margaret Waring (Comanche) 2000
- Ira Blanton (Alpine) 1999
- Tom Crum (Granbury) 1999
- W.C. Jameson (Conway, AR) 1999
- Henry Wolff (Victoria) 2000
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