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A treasury of Afro-American folklore : : the oral literature, traditions, recollections, legends, tales, songs, religious beliefs, customs, sayings, and humor of peoples of African descent in the Americas / / [compiled] by Harold Courlander ; decorations by Enrico Arno.

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Identifier: GR103 .T73 1976
Overview In this anthology, "A Treasure of Afro-American Folklore", Harold Courlander brings together oral traditions of black communities in the Western Hemisphere and demonstrates the powerful cultural influence on Africa on this side of the Atlantic. Afro-American folklore includes a wide array of orally transmitted traditions of the numerous, sometimes disparate, Negro cultures of the New World. Among these traditions are tales of scoundrels, heroes, rollicking adventures, friendship, and much more,...

West Coast Sea Folklore (parts originated on the East Coast)

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Identifier: 1976 021
Overview Elizabeth Abrams was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.

Student Folklore Fieldwork Project

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Identifier: 2018 181
Overview Beau Acoba was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.

Indian Folktales, Legends and Other Items

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Identifier: 1970 137
Overview Linda J. Adams was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.

Folk Speech, Customs, Recipes, Folk Medicine, Costume, and Legends from Southeast Portland and Scotland

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Identifier: 1973 008
Overview Laurie Almand was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.

American Negro folktales: / collected with introd. and notes by Richard M. Dorson.

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Identifier: GR103 .D58
Scope and Contents The setting -- Origins of American Negro tales -- The communities and the storytellers -- The art of Negro storytelling -- The history of James Douglas Suggs -- The tales -- Animal and bird stories -- Old Marster and John -- Colored man and white man -- Hoodoos and two-heads -- Spirits and hants -- Witches and mermaids -- The Lord and the Devil -- Wonders -- Horrors -- Protest tales -- Scare tales -- Fool tales -- Lying tales -- Preachers -- Irishmen.

Negro Ghost Stories

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Identifier: 1970 036
Overview Anonymous was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.

Apples of immortality: : folktales of Armenia / [by] Leon Surmelian; illustrated by Stewart Irwin.

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Identifier: GR280 .S9 1968b
Scope and Contents Wonder tales : Apples of immortality ; The swineherd ; Rose-maiden ; Tale of the lad with golden locks ; Magic candlestick ; The bird-peri ; Jan-Polad: steel-monster ; The red cow ; The peasant's son and the forty robbers ; Zulvisia ; Tale of the laughing fish ; The woodcutter ; Tale of the hunter's son ; Sun-maid and dragon-prince ; Alo-dino and the nightingale of a thousand songs, Hazaran Bulbul ; Brother-lamb ; Tale of a boy's dream ; Tale of the wizard ; Faithful wife ; The boy who did not...