Texas and Southwestern Lore
Texas and Southwestern Lore is now available as a free e-book at
the UNT Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History.
This volume contains “Folk-Lore of the Texas-Mexican Vaquero,” by Jovita
González; “Tales and Rhymes of a Texas Household,” by Bertha McKee
Dobie; “Lore of the Llano Estacado,” by J. Evetts Haley; “Names in the
Old Cheyenne and Arapahoe Territory,” by Della I. Young; “Nicknames in
Texas Oil Fields,” by Hartman Dignowity; “The Devil’s Grotto,” by Mody
Boatright; “Myths of the Tejas Indians,” by Mattie Austin Hatcher; “A
Note on Four Negro Words,” by Robert Adger Law.
Part II of the publication includes “Ballads and Songs of the Frontier
Folk,” by J. Frank Dobie; “Songs the Cowboys Sing,” by John Craddock;
“Song of the Open Range,” by Ina Sires; “The Texas Cowboy,” by Arbie
Moore; “Cowboy Songs Again,” by J. Evetts Haley; “The Ballad of Davy
Crockett,’ by Julia Beazley; “Annie Breen from Old Kaintuck,” by George
E. Hastings; “Songs and Ballads—Grave and Gay,” by L. W. Payne, Jr.