NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Search Results


16 results for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 2 Issue 1, Sept 1954
Currently viewing results 1 - 15
PAGE OF 2
Next
Record #:
16517
Author(s):
Abstract:
West presents a list of folk rhymes, chants, and games handed down to him from his own grandfather, a native western North Carolinian.
Subject(s):
Record #:
35012
Author(s):
Abstract:
Sheet music and lyrics to the ballad “Vandy, Vandy,” about the wooing of a girl during the American Revolution.
Subject(s):
Record #:
35018
Author(s):
Abstract:
Sheet music and lyrics to the ballad “Old Bangum,” about the hunting of a boar.
Subject(s):
Record #:
35028
Author(s):
Abstract:
A student who went to Chapel Hill for football brought with him a tune from the mountains where he was from; several stanzas from the song are included.
Record #:
35025
Author(s):
Abstract:
Sheet music and lyrics to the ballad “Old Veen,” about a good hunting dog now laid to rest.
Record #:
35038
Abstract:
The article has a preamble that the author had included with her story when she sent it to the editor, who liked it so much he decided to include it. The title of the article alludes to a turtle who wanted to learn to fly.
Record #:
35031
Author(s):
Abstract:
This is a story made up by the author, who was nine years old at the time; it is about a king and queen who had two sets of twins, in addition to their other children. Cover art included.
Subject(s):
Record #:
35034
Author(s):
Abstract:
A local spin on a classic folktale, about a witch who disguised herself as a white deer.
Subject(s):
Record #:
35042
Author(s):
Abstract:
The author collected stories while he was travelling in the United Kingdom; they are both versions of the “magpie story,” which leads to a man learning of more and more bad luck that has befallen him.
Subject(s):
Record #:
35048
Author(s):
Abstract:
A short story about the superstitions that a screech owl could foretell a death.
Record #:
35050
Author(s):
Abstract:
The story of a kid who was giving an elderly black man a ride to town, along with his cargo of manure and a hog, and kept mentioning the man last, in his list of cargo.
Subject(s):
Record #:
35053
Author(s):
Abstract:
A story told to a boy about if a tree was named after someone and any harm came to the tree, then harm would come to the person as well.
Subject(s):
Record #:
35060
Author(s):
Abstract:
Several verses divided by categories such as derogatory rhymes, friendship, nursery rhyme parodies, advice, and cryptograms.
Subject(s):