Folklore of Bartenders and Bar Customers, 1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Folklore of Bartenders and Bar Customers
1970 (inclusive)
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Pamela Aro was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
Telephone: 541-346-3925
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Publication of this finding aid was supported in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by Oregon State Library.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection includes project release form signed by the collector.

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Alternative Forms Available

Collection is available as an Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) file in the archives.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Dandelion Wine (depression recipe)
Hot Grape Punch
Five Hangover Preventatives, one ulcer preventative, and 12 cures for a hangover
Reason for tearing the Cash Register Tape Receipt in a bar
Beer Customs and Beliefs
Baseball Custom
One proverb
Folk speech Bar
Four ways of indicating that one wants another drink
Bar terminology
Riddle Jokes (2)
'Polack' Jokes (5) -Question and answer type
One off-color joke about a shy guy
Recipe for Banana Nut Cake (obscene)
Obscene joke about priest novices
Obscene political joke (Tom McCall)
Guy with 22 inch penis
One racial joke about a captain, who wants to get into a life-boat
How a drunk got another drink (obscene)
Guy jumping up and down on a manhole
'Polack' narrative joke: Polack pro-football player
Joke about two nuns who are tired of convent life
Joke about a golfing Parish priest
"Good" men getting $50 a night (2 versions)
Folk song
"Stranded, stranded on the toilet bowl" (parody to song "Branded" of TV series of the same name)
Superstition -Popular Beliefs
Belief that bartender will substitute something else in drinks ( 2)
Short legend/beliefs about Hippies (6)
Three beliefs by Oregonians about Californian encroachment
Six beliefs about bartenders cheating customers
Beliefs about beer -(includes beliefs about brands, alcohol level, types, etc.)
State of moon and its connection with bar customers' behavior

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Bartenders and Bar customers
  • Baseball players (one item)
  • contemporary legends
  • drinking
  • ethnic jokes
  • folk beliefs
  • folk medicine
  • folk speech
  • Hippies
  • Housewife
  • jokes
  • Jr. High Students
  • narratives
  • Oregonians
  • Proverbs
  • recipes
  • religious jokes
  • ritual
  • Songs
  • superstitions
  • White Americans
  • Personal Names :
  • Aro, Pamela
  • Coburn, Ed
  • Cooper, Jeanie
  • Falleur, Gregg
  • Havens, Ruby
  • Ishom, Bill
  • Jeffries, John
  • Kraemer, Leo G.
  • Lozar, Dave
  • Lyons, Diana
  • Martin, Dick
  • Martin, Pat
  • Scheffer, Ralph
  • Smith, Chuck
  • Smoker, James
  • Tuttle, Ed
  • Warren, Brad
  • Geographical Names :
  • Douglas County (Or.)
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Oregon, Eastern
  • Washington (State)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project