Folklore Sampler: James Monroe Jr. High School, 1979  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Folklore Sampler: James Monroe Jr. High School
Dates
1979 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.05 linear feet
Collection Number
1979_039
Summary
Martha Roberts 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.
Repository
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
97403
Telephone: 541-346-3925
flr@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

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

Languages
English
Sponsor
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.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Jokes
Two facial gesture jokes (elevator and pig-tails)
Song
"Morning Man" (tune of Oscar Meyer Bologna commercial)
Verbal Expressions
"Stoneys" --students who smoke marijuana
"awesome" --the best
"X to the max" --the best
"pork-out" --eat a lot (also known as pig-out)
"Doy, Ralph" --duh a dummy one
"Which way to the beach?" --Duh a dummy one
"stratego" --all the games used by the girls on the boys
Games
Piggy-back four-square (just like it sounds)
Camel fights (piggy-back fist wrestling)
Truth or Dare (Tell the truth or do whatever)
Symbols
Monroe Mustangs --School symbol for patriotism
Special Days of Observance
Button Day --Try to get buttons from boy/girl friends
Carnation Day --Buy flowers from admirers
Match/Clash Day --Wear clashing clothing

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T02_1979_039: Martha Roberts Interview Sound Recording
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
undated

PhotographsReturn to Top

Description Dates
P01_1979_039_01: Colleen Sahlin, 13, James Monroe Jr. High
1.0 photographic print(s)
November 1979
P01_1979_039_02: "The team" James Monroe Jr. High girls' basketball uniforms, colors: maroon and gold
1.0 photographic print(s)
November 1979
P01_1979_039_03: Beth Harlor, 13, James Monroe Jr. High
1.0 photographic print(s)
November 1979
P01_1979_039_04: Wendy Smith, 13, James Monroe Jr. High
1.0 photographic print(s)
November 1979
P01_1979_039_05: James Monroe, former U.S. President
1.0 photographic print(s)
November 1979
P01_1979_039_06: Kim Williams, 13, James Monroe Jr. High
1.0 photographic print(s)
November 1979
P01_1979_039_07: Bike racks at Monroe School
1.0 photographic print(s)
November 1979

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Games
  • jokes
  • Jr. High Students
  • Photographs
  • slang
  • Songs
  • Sound recordings
  • Personal Names :
  • Harlor, Beth
  • Roberts, Jennifer
  • Sahlin, Colleen
  • Smith, Wendy
  • Williams, Kim
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project