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Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society
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Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society
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Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society
Texas Folklore Society

Publications of THE Texas Folklore Society

 

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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belonging to the Texas folklore society

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.

Upcoming Events

Planning is underway for our first in-person meeting since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. TFS members can reserve their rooms at Hilton Waco online now.

Texas Folklore Society 2023 Annual Meeting set for April 6-8 in Waco


The 134th annual meeting of the American Folklore Society will be held October 12–15, in Tulsa

American Folklore Society Annual Meeting Set For October


November 4, 2022

Dobie Dichos in Oakville TX


November 5-6, 2022

Texas Book Festival


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Texas Folklore Society

Members to present papers at East Texas Historical Association Fall Conference

By: Texas Folklore Society
Posted August 3, 2022 to News

TFS members will present their papers on gatherings at the East Texas Historical Association Fall Conference, slated for Oct. 13-15 at the Fredonia Hotel in Nacogdoches.

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