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The Resource Juneteenth Texas : essays in African-American folklore, Francis Edward Abernethy, senior editor ; Carolyn Fiedler Satterwhite, assistant editor; coeditors, Patrick B. Mullen, Alan B. Govenar

Juneteenth Texas : essays in African-American folklore, Francis Edward Abernethy, senior editor ; Carolyn Fiedler Satterwhite, assistant editor; coeditors, Patrick B. Mullen, Alan B. Govenar

Label
Juneteenth Texas : essays in African-American folklore
Title
Juneteenth Texas
Title remainder
essays in African-American folklore
Statement of responsibility
Francis Edward Abernethy, senior editor ; Carolyn Fiedler Satterwhite, assistant editor; coeditors, Patrick B. Mullen, Alan B. Govenar
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Juneteenth Texas reflects the many dimensions of African-American folklore. The personal essays are reminiscences about the past and are written from both black and white perspectives. They are followed by essays which classify and describe different aspects of African-American folk culture in Texas; studies of specific genres of folklore, such as songs and stories; studies of specific performers, such as Lightnin' Hopkins and Manse Lipscomb and of particular folklorists
  • who were important in the collecting of African-American folklore, such as J. Mason Brewer; and a section giving resources for the further study of African Americans in Texas
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1340
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1925-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Abernethy, Francis Edward
  • Abernethy, Francis Edward
Series statement
Publications of the Texas Folklore Society
Series volume
54
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juneteenth
  • African Americans
  • Folklore
  • African Americans
Label
Juneteenth Texas : essays in African-American folklore, Francis Edward Abernethy, senior editor ; Carolyn Fiedler Satterwhite, assistant editor; coeditors, Patrick B. Mullen, Alan B. Govenar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface / Patrick B. Mullen and Alan Govenar -- 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 Cedars 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 Bebop 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 -- App. The Texas African-American Photography Collection and Archive / Alan Govenar -- App. The African-American Museum of Dallas / Alan Govenar -- App. Selected Listing of Resources by the editors
Control code
ocm34722452
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 364 pages
Isbn
9781574410181
Lccn
96021854 //r96
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34722452
  • (Sirsi) a578707
Label
Juneteenth Texas : essays in African-American folklore, Francis Edward Abernethy, senior editor ; Carolyn Fiedler Satterwhite, assistant editor; coeditors, Patrick B. Mullen, Alan B. Govenar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface / Patrick B. Mullen and Alan Govenar -- 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 Cedars 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 Bebop 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 -- App. The Texas African-American Photography Collection and Archive / Alan Govenar -- App. The African-American Museum of Dallas / Alan Govenar -- App. Selected Listing of Resources by the editors
Control code
ocm34722452
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 364 pages
Isbn
9781574410181
Lccn
96021854 //r96
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)34722452
  • (Sirsi) a578707

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