Texas Folklore Society Easter 1971

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On one tape, an unidentified speaker presents a paper on lawlessness in boomtowns. On the other, the Texas Folklore Society is presented a program on black American folklore.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Texas Folklore Society

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: Easter 1971

Location: San Antonio, Texas

Interviewer: No Interviewer

Length: 30 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Summarizes lawlessness, Ancient lawlessness noted, Tells about boomtown lawlessness, Beaumont, Texas, used as example of a boomtown.

Tape 1, Side 2: Concludes lawlessness in boomtowns.

Tape 2, Side 1: Telling stories and jokes, Black folklore told, Comments on black folklore.

Tape 2, Side 2: Continues about black folklore.

Range Dates: 1971

Bulk Dates: 1971

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