By Francis Edward Abernethy, Kenneth L. Untiedt
Texas has a wide inhabitants who has lived on each side of the border and created a folkloric combine that makes Texas special. each side of the Border will get its identify from its emphasis on lately researched Tex-Mex folklore. yet we realize that Texas has different borders in addition to the Rio Grande. We use that identify with the folklorist's wisdom that each one of this state's songs, stories, and traditions have lived and prospered at the different facets of Texas borders at one time or one other earlier than they crossed the rivers and grew to become "ours." Chapters are equipped thematically and comprise favourite storytellers like James Ward Lee, Thad Sitton, and Jerry Lincecum. Lee's loved "Hell is for He-Men" appears to be like the following, in addition to Sitton's informative essay on Texas freedmen's settlements. either side of the Border comprises anything to please each person drawn to Texas folklore.
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Revise them all you can before you send them. Then I will rake them over and perhaps one of them will hit the fancy of Hubbell. Have you seen the new SOUTHWEST REVIEW? It is a thousand per cent improvement over the old Texas Review. [Jay Hubbell was the new editor of the Southwest Review, and he was interested in western themes. ] Do you have any cowboy pictures? Very much to my surprise I received a commission, so to speak, from a big outfit the other day to write a couple of articles on cowboys.
Frank Dobie to John Robert Craddock been advertised as it should have been. The Southwest Press has about gone to the wall; in fact it has so far gone that it has never paid me royalty on Coronado’s Children or paid the printer a big bill. Attempts are now being made to reorganize and refinance it; I hope they pan out. I have planned all along that you should receive a check for your Stampede story in ON THE OPEN RANGE whenever the Southwest Press starts to paying anybody anything again. My prediction is that that story will live a long, long time.
Wiseman, Mrs. Harrison, Mr. Yturralde. One teacher who stayed with me throughout the time I was at Zavala was Mrs. Josephine Nagel. She was tall and slender, wore glasses, and kept her long blonde hair pulled back in a bun. Almost year round, she wore a bright red hibiscus from her garden tucked behind an ear. Mrs. Nagel traveled through the school’s two floors pushing a cart replete with sheet music, musical instruments, a portable record player, and an autoharp. At least two times a week, we had music in the classroom, and after school twice a week there was choir.