Old Dobie Ranch, Birthplace of J. Frank Dobie
Texas Historical Marker
 
Sept. 26, 1888-Sept. 18, 1964

A strong individualist and noted folklorist who added a new dimension to literature of Southwest. Collected and published more than 30 volumes of folk tales and legends. His works best preserve the heritage of people of the brush country--the rancher, the miner and the cowboy.

 
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