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A journey to the land of Eden, and other papers / : / by William Byrd.

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Identifier: F229 .B965
Overview Reprint. Originally published: The Westover manuscripts. Petersburg, Va. : E. and J.C. Ruffin, 1841.

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,...

A Treasury of American folklore : : stories, ballads, and traditions of the people / / edited by B.A. Botkin ; with a foreword by Carl Sandburg.

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Identifier: GR105 .B58
Overview A collection of folklore, including an index of authors, titles, and first lines of songs and an index of subjects and names. Contents The hunters of Kentucky -- Roaring Ralph Stackpole -- The lion of the west -- A vote for Crockett -- The ballad of Davy Crockett -- Telling stories vs. talking government matters -- The story of a skow -- Grinning the bark off a tree -- The coon-skin trick -- A riproarious fight on the Mississippi River -- Treeing a wolf -- Skinning a bear -- The death hug -- A...

A Short Collection of Kentucky Folklore

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Identifier: 1971 154
Overview James K. Aaron 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.

Superstition, Sorcery, and Rites of Passage in the Peuhl Tribe

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Identifier: 2018 111
Overview Aisha Abdoul 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.

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American Folklife Center 9
Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) 6
Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981. 5
Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. 5
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American Folklore Society 3
Brunvand, Jan Harold. 3
Coffin, Tristram Potter, 1922-2012 3
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888 3
Dugaw, Dianne. 3
Jackson, Bruce, 1936- 3
Jones, Suzi. 3
Lewis, Alfred Henry, 1857-1914. 3
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002. 3
Shillaber, B. P. (Benjamin Penhallow), 1814-1890. 3
Stevens, James, 1892-1971. 3
Wigginton, Eliot 3
American Folklore Society. Jewish Folklore and Ethnology Section 2
Armstrong, Alan, 1933-1986. 2
Bartis, Peter, 1949-2017. 2
Blair, Walter, 1900-1992 2
Botkin, Benjamin Albert, 1901-1975 2
Cazden, Norman, 1914-1980. 2
Coffin, Tristram Potter, 1922-2012. 2
Cohen, Hennig 2
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888. 2
Dorson, Richard M. (Richard Mercer), 1916-1981 2
Dundes, Alan 2
Dundes, Alan. 2
Emmons, Della Gould. 2
Fee, Chester Anders. 2
Glassie, Henry, 1941- 2
Hand, Wayland D. (Wayland Debs), 1907-1986. 2
Haufrecht, Herbert, 1909-1998. 2
Hawthorne, Mont, 1865- 2
Heider, Karl G., 1935- 2
Higginson, Ella, 1862-1940. 2
Holbrook, Stewart H., 1893-1964. 2
Jerome, Jerome K. (Jerome Klapka), 1859-1927. 2
Lawless, Elaine J. 2
Library of Congress 2
Lomax, Alan, 1915-2002 2
Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948 2
Lomax, John A. (John Avery), 1867-1948. 2
Max Weinreich Center for Advanced Jewish Studies 2
McKeown, Martha Ferguson, 1903-1974. 2
Meine, Franklin Julius, 1896-1968. 2
Nettl, Bruno, 1930-2020. 2
Oregon Historical Society 2
Paredes, Américo, 1915-1999 2
Porter, William Trotter, 1809-1858 2
Rashīd, Bahījah Ṣidqī 2
Rouben Mamoulian Collection (Library of Congress) 2
Sherman, Sharon R. 2
Studer, Norman. 2
Taylor, Archer, 1890-1973. 2
Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976 2
Thompson, Stith, 1885-1976. 2
Thorpe, Thomas Bangs, 1815-1878. 2
United States. National Park Service 2
Ward, Artemus, 1834-1867. 2
Washington State Folklife Council 2
Aarne, Antti, 1867-1925. 1
Academia Republicii Socialiste România 1
Adams, Andy, 1859-1935. 1
Adams, Charles C. 1
Addams, Charles, 1912-1988. 1
Allan, Stuart. 1
American Association for the Advancement of Science 1
American Dialect Society 1
American Folklore Society. Public Programs Section 1
Appalachian State University 1
Armistead, Samuel G., 1927-2013 1
Armitage, M. Teresa (Marie Teresa) 1
Armstrong, Skip 1
Armstrong, Skip. 1
Associated Chinese University Women (Honolulu, Hawaii) 1
Babloi︠a︡n (Babloyan), Robert. 1
Baker, Margaret, 1928- 1
Balch, Frederic Homer, 1861-1891 1
Baldwin, Joseph G. (Joseph Glover), 1815-1864. 1
Bambara, Toni Cade 1
Barber, Olive. 1
Barrick, Mac E. 1
Baugh, John, 1949- 1
Baughman, Ernest Warren, 1916- 1
Bauman, Richard, 1940- 1
Bayard, Samuel Preston. 1
Bell and Howell Company. Micro Photo Division 1
Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948. 1
Bensinger, Charles. 1
Binns, Archie, 1899-1971 1
Blue Ridge Parkway Folklife Project 1
Boatright, Mody C. (Mody Coggin), 1896-1970. 1
Bollingen Foundation Collection (Library of Congress) 1
Bonnerjea, Biren. 1
Bonney, Edward, 1807-1864. 1
Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973. 1
Book Supply Company 1
Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820 1
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