Juneteenth Texas : essays in African-American folklore / Francis Edward Abernethy, senior editor ; Carolyn Fiedler Satterwhite, assistant editor; coeditors, Patrick B. Mullen, Alan B. Govenar.
- ISBN: 1574410180
- ISBN: 9781574410181
- Physical Description: xi, 364 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press, 1996.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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African-American folklore in Texas and in the Texas Folklore Society / Francis Edward Abernethy -- Black sacred harp singing remembered in East Texas / Donald R. Ross -- Henry Truvillion of the big thicket : a song worth singing / Jesse Truvillion -- Once upon a time in Houston's fourth ward / James Thomas Jackson -- Where the Cedar Grove / Clyde E. Daniels -- Mance Lipscomb : fight, flight or the blues / Glen alyn -- More than just 'possum'n taters : Texas-African foodways in the WPA slave narratives / T. Lindsay Baker -- Giving honor to God, the joy and salvation in my life : the appreciation service in song / Jan Rosenberg -- From gumbo to Grammys : the development of Zydeco music in Houston / Lorenzo Thomas -- From Behop to hard bop and beyond : the Texas jazz connection / Dave Oliphant -- African-American blacksmithing in east Texas / Richard Allen Burns -- Musical traditions of twentieth century African-American cowboys / Alan Govenar -- John Biggers, artist : traditional folkways of the black community / Alvia J. Wardlaw -- The African-American folktale and J. Mason Brewer / Lorenzo Thomas -- Juneteenth : a red spot day on the Texas calendar / William H. Wiggins, Jr. -- Lightnin' Hopkins : blues bard of the third ward / John Wheat -- "Bongo Joe" : a traditional street performer / Pat Mullen -- West African fiddles in deep east Texas / John Minton -- "The yellow rose of Texas" : a different cultural view / Trudier Harris -- The Texas trailblazer project / Patricia Smith Prather -- The Texas African-Americanphotography collection and archive / Alan Govenar -- The African-American Museum of Dallas / Alan Govenar.
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