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Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society
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Since 1916, we have collected and published folklore of Texas and the Southwest. Our books cover a variety of topics of interest. Members receive the annual publication with their paid membership and have the opportunity to submit their papers for publication.

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Human beings long for connection—with our ancestors, neighbors, family, and friends. Collecting, preserving, and sharing folklore allows us to connect with our past and gives those who follow us an opportunity to continue that connection. How did our fellow Texans entertain, learn, mourn, celebrate the good times, survive the hard times, and conduct their everyday lives? Join us and share your own stories, traditions, and folkways.

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November 4, 2022

Dobie Dichos in Oakville TX


November 5-6, 2022

Texas Book Festival


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Posthumous publication dives into adventures of Ab Abernethy, friends

By: Texas Folklore Society
Posted June 30, 2022 to News

William Elliott, PhD., a longtime friend of F.E. “Ab” Abernethy, has published a portion of Ab's memoir, detailing the spelunking adventures and more. Ab served as Secretary-Editor for the for TFS from 1971–2004.

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