TEXAS FOLKLORE SOCIETY
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Program of Eighty-First Annual Meeting
Thursday, March 27, 19976:00 p.m., Registration, University Hotel Lobby
Friday, March 288:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Registration, Lowman Student Center Lobby
John Lightfoot (Lake Jackson), Chair|
Kenneth Davis (Lubbock), "The St. Joseph's Sausage Festival at Slaton, Texas: Communal Folk Gathering"
Mike Cox (Austin), "This story has no lede (cq)!"
Sylvia Grider (College Station), "Battles as Creation Epics: A Comparison of Texas' Alamo and Scotland's
Mary Harris (Hobbs, New Mexico), "Hawklore"
R.G. Dean (Nacogdoches), Chair|
Tom Breedlove (Lagrange), "Modern Epitaphs in Pictures and Words"
L. Patrick Hughes (Austin), "Cemetery Crawling in the State Capitol: Austin's Historic Cemeteries"
David LaRo (San Antonio), "Life and Death in Old Bexar"
Henry Wolff, Jr. (Victoria), "Buried in Texas Any and Every Which Way"
Joe Moore (Wimberley), Chair|
Silva Boze Brown (Commerce), "Silva by Silva: A Life in Texas, 1902-1997"
Jerry Nobles (Kirbyville), "Cow Pies and Politics"
Pat Reese (Fort Worth), "Drought, Cut Worms, Sparrows and Little Green Sucking Lice"
L.H. Warburton, Jr. (Alice), "Duval County -- The Mesquite Curtain"
Rosemary Killam (Denton), Chair|
Rhett Rushing (Blumington, Indiana), "Catfishing: More Fib Than Fish"
Charles B. Martin (Denton), "Dancing Before the Altar: The Seises of Seville's Cathedral"
Dick Holland (Austin), "'It All Began the Day My Conscience Died': Cheatin' Songs from Prototype to Postmodern"
Saturday, March 29
Jean Schnitz (Leon Springs), Chair|
George Ewing (Abilene), "Stick Cutting and Handling: An Ancient Folkway Lives on in Abilene"
Peggy A. Redshaw (Sherman), "How Cloth Was Dyed During the Civil War in Washington County, Texas"
John O. West (El Paso), "Elmer Kelton and Allen Bosworth: Two Texans Who Know the Paisanos"