Coffee in the Gourd (Hardcover)

By J. Frank Dobie (Editor)

University of North Texas Press, 9780870740398, 110pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 1923

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (2/20/2014)
Paperback (5/29/2008)
Hardcover (8/18/2008)
Hardcover, Large Print (8/18/2008)

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A Publication of the Texas Folklore Society. The topics include Indian pictographs in the Big Bend, the cowboy dance, a miscellany of Texas folk songs, blues as folk songs, German customs in Gillespie County, customs and superstitions of Texas-Mexicans along the Rio Grande, and weather wisdom along the border. Contributors include L. W. Payne, Walter P. Webb, A. W. Eddins, Dorothy Scarborough, J. Frank Dobie.

About the Author

J. Frank Dobie (1888–1964) was an American folklorist, writer, and newspaper columnist best known for many books depicting the richness and traditions of life in rural Texas. In 1922, he became secretary of the Texas Folklore Society and held the post for 21 years.