BooknewsA collection of essays based on personal experiences and reminiscences from both African-American and white perspectives, describing different aspects of African-American folk culture in Texas. Studies specific genres and performers and the work of folklorists, touching on Texas-African foodways in WPA slave narratives, musical traditions of 20th-century black cowboys, and the Juneteenth festival. Includes b&w photos. Appendices offers descriptions of museum collections, and a list of African-American folklore resource organizations. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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