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Texas Folklore Society marks 104th Annual Meeting
Members of the Texas Folklore Society celebrate folklore, fellowship, and fun during the 104th Annual Meeting of the Texas Folklore Society on April 6–8, 2023, in Waco.
Library open to TFS members, Tarleton State family
The relocation of the Texas Folklore Society to Tarleton State University has allowed us to make accessible an extensive collection of books that very few people have had the opportunity to fully explore.
New book dives into Ab's spelunking adventures
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.
Texas Folklore Society Joins Roadside Marker Program
Texas Folklore Society will vet applications for Legends & Lore Roadside Markers.
TFS NAMES 2022 FELLOWS
Over the years, the Texas Folklore Society has honored as Fellows folks who have shown their dedication and commitment to the mission of the Society. In 2022, TFS honors three individuals, dedicated to preserving and promoting folklore, Jim Harris, Mary Harris, and Jean Granberry Schnitz. Click "Read More" to learn about these fine fellows and their contributions.
Haile honored with Hootenanny Award
In 1956, Hermes Nye organized the first official TFS Hootenanny. We figured 65 years later would be the perfect time to honor someone from our family who has been an important part of keeping that tradition alive. The recipient of the inaugural Hermes Nye Hootenanny Award is Lee Haile of Tarpley, Texas, who has been leading hoots for the past few decades.
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