In 1908, while collecting cowboy songs in Fort Worth, John Lomax listened as a black saloonkeeper sang a song called Home on the Range and a Gypsy woman who lived in a truck near Fort Worth sang Git Along Little Doggies. They were among the many songs Lomax collected and published. A graduate of the University of Texas who won a scholarship to Harvard University, Lomax was a founder of the Texas Folklore Society. He traveled 200,000 miles and visited 47 states collecting songs and spirituals. At Angola prison farm in Louisiana he discovered Huddie Ledbetter, also known as Leadbelly. When Leadbelly was freed, Lomax took him on a tour in the North and recorded his songs. Lomax published numerous books, including Songs of the Cattle Trail and Cow Camp and Adventures of a Ballad Hunter.