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Dog ghosts, and other Texas Negro folk tales.

Author: John Mason Brewer
Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press [1958]
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Genre/Form: Folklore
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Brewer, John Mason, 1896-1975.
Dog ghosts.
Austin, University of Texas Press [1958]
(OCoLC)578376726
Online version:
Brewer, John Mason, 1896-1975.
Dog ghosts.
Austin, University of Texas Press [1958]
(OCoLC)609047523
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Mason Brewer
OCLC Number: 229694
Description: 124 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: Uncle Jonas and this sin-cursed world --
Old John Blow-out --
Aunt Susan's trip to heaven --
Uncle Jasper's prayer --
Uncle Israel changes his mind --
The greatest Negro leader --
The Hornsby's Bend teacher --
The high sheriff and his servant --
The Waco drugstore porter --
The Hays County Courthouse janitor --
Uncle Aaron loses his home --
Uncle Aaron orders a baking pan --
Uncle Aaron loses his wife --
Uncle Aaron and the baby chickens --
Uncle Aaron peddles a possum --
Uncle Aaron goes fishing --
The rich partners --
Black and white --
Two chances --
The remains of Washington P. Johnson --
The Mexia bootlegger --
The Juneteenth baseball game --
The Goliad liars --
The good old man Aunt Tiny had for a husband --
Bubber and the rattlesnake --
The rattlesnake dispute --
The fox and the rooster --
Why the rabbit has a short tail --
The bull frog and the mockingbird --
Ropes cost money --
Myra Jackson's sweethearts --
The red toro of Hidalgo County --
The George West steer --
The palacios rancher and the preacher --
Eating out of his own bucket --
The farmer and the unfaithful wife --
Aunt Hetty and the Katy train --
Sit down, self! --
Elder Brown's false teeth --
Saint Peter and the Marlin Negroes --
Salvation is free --
Uncle Jerry and the ship of faith --
The test question --
Deacon Wright's confession --
Rock, church, rock! --
Uncle Henry and the dog ghost --
The dog spirit doctor --
The new wife and the breeches quilt --
Little Nero and the magic tea cakes --
The Saturday night fiddler --
The Oak Cliff dog ghost --
Little Tom and his mean brother --
The dog ghost and the no account boy --
The dog ghost and the buried money --
The Bee County headless horseman --
The headless horseman and the hunter --
The black widow car --
The McManor Bridge ghost --
The ghost of Sifty-Sifty San' --
The antique bed ghost --
Mrs. Charles Brown's ghost --
Brit Bailey's ghost --
Death of a tap dancer.
Responsibility: Drawings by John T. Biggers. Foreword by Chapman J. Milling.

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