Jump Rope Chants of College Students, 1973  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Jump Rope Chants of College Students
0.02 linear feet
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Cerrio Torkelson 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.
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.

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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
Twenty-one jump rope chants, rhymes, and poetry
"Teddy bear, Teddy bear, touch the ground"
"Bread and butter, sugar and spice"
"Not last night, but the night before" (2 variations)
"Strawberry shortcake, cream on top"
"Fudge, fudge, call the judge"
"Cinderella, Cinderella, dressed in yella"
"Charlie Chaplin went to France"
"Feel a banana upside down"
"Ice cream soda, Lemonade tart"
"Down by the seashore, down by the sea"
"Mabel, Mabel, set the table"
"Duster Brown touch the ground"
"Apples, peaches, pears, and plums"
"Texaco, texaco, over the hills to Mexico"
"Two little lovers sitting in a tree"
"I'm a little Dutch girl dressed in blue"
"Down in the meadow where the green grass grows"
"I had a duck and his name was Dick"
"Bluebell cockle shells"
"Miss, miss, pretty little miss"

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • College students
  • jump rope
  • jump rope rhymes
  • White Americans
  • Personal Names :
  • Barnett, Jane
  • Cohen, Naomi
  • Egge, Mary
  • Gray, Sally
  • Higgins, Christy
  • Koutsky, Laura
  • Kvernland, Gayle
  • Langfitt, Sandie
  • Liner, Barbara
  • Madden, Molly
  • McGown, Barbara
  • McGrath, Dee-Dee
  • Peterson, Jill
  • Petrovich, Nancy
  • Ryssdal, Anne
  • Shannon, Debbie
  • Stanton, Judy
  • Taylor, Barbara
  • Younie, Helen
  • Geographical Names :
  • Astoria (Or.)
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Honolulu (Hawaii)
  • Lake Oswego (Or.)
  • Newport Beach (Calif.)
  • Palomar, Mount (Calif.)
  • Pasadena (Calif.)
  • Portland (Or.)
  • Seattle (Wash.)
  • The Dalles (Or.)
  • West Covina (Calif.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project