Happy Hunting Ground
Happy Hunting Ground is now available as a free e-book at the UNT
Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History.
This Publication of the Texas Folklore Society is a miscellany of Texas
and Southwestern folklore collected and written by ten folklorists in
- Included are articles on Mexican popular ballad; Spanish songs of
New Mexico; versos of the Texas vaqueros; reptile myths; the cowboy
dance of the northwest; superstitions of the Northern Seas; oil field
diction; folk tales of the Chibcha nation; the human hand in primitive
art; and Indian pictographs near Lange’s Mill. It also includes “When
the Woods Were Burnt,” by L. W. Payne, Jr., the first pamphlet of the
Texas Folklore Society.
Original publication date: 1925; Reprinted 1964.