Tone the Bell Easy
Tone the Bell Easy is now available as a free e-book at the UNT
Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History.
African-American folklorist J. Mason Brewer starts this volume with
“Juneteenth,” followed by Martha Emmons’ “Dyin’ Easy.” Mexican-American
folklore is explored in witch tales, legends, folk-curing from Ruth
Laughlin Barker, Ruth Dodson, Jovita Gonzalez. Other topics include
British ballads in Texas and camp-meeting spirituals, by such
contributors as J. Frank Dobie, Mabel Major, and Phil LeNoir.