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Author Abernethy, Francis E
Title Tales from the Big Thicket
Imprint Denton : University of North Texas Press, 2002
©2002
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Descript 1 online resource (255 pages)
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Series Temple Big Thicket Series, 1 ; v.1
Temple Big Thicket Series, 1
Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface to North Texas Edition -- The Big Thicket: An Introduction - Francis E. Abernethy -- A Sketch of the Geology and Soils of the Big Thicket - Saul Aronow -- Folklore in the Big Thicket - Archer Fullingim -- Tales of the Alabama-Coushatta Indians - Howard N. Martin -- Settling the Old Poplar-Tree Place - Vinson Allen Collins -- Grandma Harrison: A Day at Drew's Landing - Ethel Osborn Hill -- The Battle at Bad Luck Creek - Dean Tevis -- Buckshot and Blue Whistler: An Interview with Frank Herrington - Frances Pitts Norvell -- Camp Big Thicket: Life in the Piney Woods, 1887 - John A. Caplen -- We Trailed Them through the Marshes - Solomon Alexander Wright -- Texas Bear Hunt, 1906 - L. L. Kiene -- Boom-Town Tales - Alice Cashen -- Tales from Uncle Owen - Lois Williams Parker -- Sour Lake: Spa of the Big Thicket - Ruth Garrison Scurlock -- A Family Full of Legends - Ellen Walker Rienstra -- Big Thicket Balladry - William A. Owens -- From Moss Hill - Margaret L. Hewett -- The Saratoga Light - Francis E. Abernethy -- Index
The secretive beauty and mystery of the Big Thicket of East Texas would inevitably inspire tales. This is a collection of stories about the history and folklore of the area, including a collection of Alabama-Coushatta tales, a Civil War episode and a travel account from the 19th century
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Abernethy, Francis E. Tales from the Big Thicket Denton : University of North Texas Press,c2002 9781574411423
Subject Country life -- Texas -- Hardin County -- Anecdotes.;Country life -- Texas -- Big Thicket -- Anecdotes.;Hardin County (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes.;Hardin County (Tex.) -- Social life and customs -- Anecdotes.;Hardin County (Tex.) -- Biography -- Anecdotes.;Big Thicket (Tex.) -- History -- Anecdotes.;Big Thicket (Tex.) -- Social life and customs -- Anecdotes
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