Traditions and Practices of the Foreign-Born who Live in Eugene, 1974  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Traditions and Practices of the Foreign-Born who Live in Eugene
1974 (inclusive)
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Carol Johansen 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.

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
German-- chimney cleaning and other bad luck beliefs
Chinese-- no one is home
Italian-- influence of moon
Czechoslovakian-- walking in stocking feet and sneezing
Folk cures
Chinese-- rice pictures for undiagnosed illnesses
Czechoslovakian-- cold sores and colds
Norwegian-- pictures
Chinese-- temple sticks
Dutch-- grandfather clock
Chinese--survival packages
Italian-- blanket
Ethnic Foods
Czechoslovakian-- borsch
Norwegian-- holiday foods
Chinese-- eggs and noodles
Dutch- Birthday
Italian- Wedding
China- baby's Birth
German- Christmas and Chanukah
Dutch-- Christmas (2)
Folk Lore
Chinese-- tooth practices
Dutch-- tooth lore
Norwegian-- stubbornness
Dutch-- hard work and humor
German-- money tree
Norwegian-- boast
Dutch-- missing finger
Czechoslovakian-- new name
Italian--stump in fireplace

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • celebrations
  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • folk medicine
  • Immigrants
  • Italians
  • Jews
  • Norwegians
  • superstitions
  • Personal Names :
  • Golly, Annameika
  • Harbisan, Pieriana
  • Holbo, John
  • Neustadter, Kurt
  • Siegel, Leo
  • Tsai, Chung H.
  • Tsou, Rose
  • Veldhuisen, Jacob
  • Geographical Names :
  • Czechoslovakia
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Taiwan
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project