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The Texas Folklore Society has a rich history in publishing the lore that has been presented and preserved by its members over the past century. We have over seventy regular volumes in our Publications of the Texas Folklore Society series, including a three-volume history of the organization from 1909 through 2000. The Society has also supported the publication over two dozen single-author "Extra Books" on folklore. If you're interested in reading about the things that make us who we are, you still have the opportunity to obtain previous publications.
To see a list of all Texas Folklore Society publications, click the following link:
The 2017 publication, Legends and Life in Texas: Folklore from the Lone Star State, in Stories and Song (PTFS
#72) is a traditional miscellany, the backbone of the PTFS series. This
book features three chapters: one one legendary Texans and the stories
behind their lives, one on music, and one that looks back at simpler times. From female
bullfighters, the first man to fly, and prisoners who entertained through
music, to well-known heroes like Sam Houston and David Crockett, you don't want
to miss this fun and enlightening look at Texas life and legends.
Order your copy today: Purchase PTFS #72
The 2016 publication is a tribute to F. E. Abernethy, who served as the
TFS Secretary-Editor for thirty-three years. PTFS #71 contains one
article for each year Ab served in this position. The wide range of
topics he covered over the decades are a must-have for anyone who knew
him, as a teacher, as a musician, as a world traveler, or as a friend of
Order your copy today: Purchase PTFS #71
TFS Fellow Fran Vick guest-edited the 2015 publication, Tales of Texas
Cooking (PTFS #70), and it sold out its first printing. Don't worry, we
ordered a second printing.
You can get your copy today: Purchase PTFS #70