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Hoosier Folklore Society

What is the Hoosier Folklore Society (HFS)?

Hoosier Folklore Society

Founded in 1938, the Hoosier Folklore Society is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and studying the traditional culture of Indiana and the Midwest.

The Society holds annual meetings, and publishes a semiannual journal, Midwestern Folklore. The Society also cooperates with the Folklore and History Section of the American Folklore Society in publishing annually The Folklore Historian.

Why become a member?

Membership in the Hoosier Folklore Society includes subscriptions to Midwestern Folklore and The Folklore Historian and the right to participate in the Society's activities. Click here for the Program and Registration forms.

How do I become a member?

Becoming a member to the HFS is easy. First, download and print-off the HFS membership form (available in a PDF version or Word version).

Second, please remit $15.00, payable to Indiana State University, for a one year membership to:

Current Officers