Family Stories and Other Lore, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Family Stories and Other Lore
1971 (inclusive)
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
Jochen Hagberg 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.


Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection does not include a 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

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Grandfather's story about a fellow that shot at an Indian, was pursued by a group of them, got stuck in his hurry to escape, and thus so amused the Indians that no one got hurt
Grandma's description of the Nez Perce and their habit of walking in unannounced
Grandpa's description of the real "Calamity Jane" and how unlike she was to the movie version
Reverence for bread: kissing a piece of bread that has fallen from the table before it is returned to the table
Folk speech
Three proverbial sayings from three of four generations back in a Pennsylvania Dutch family who later moved West
The last survivor of the Reel Rebellion
Folk speech
Two sayings from French Canada (Quebec)
Superstition and popular belief
Bread making: devil can enter houses and breadmaking becomes impossible until the hex is removed. There were certain people who travelled around and who performed the proper activities to remove the hex
Card playing --sinful
Folk speech
Two more sayings from French Canada (Quebec)
French Canadian New Year's custom of "Running the Countryside"
In French Canadian homes, the bread is cut and distributed by the old man of the house
Funeral Customs: staying up all night for the wake; giving funeral cards.
Serving beans at a wake; illustrates people's stinginess

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1971_202: Jochen Hagberg Interview Sound Recording
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
7 inches
7 inches
Sound recordings in this collection are available as digital audio files in the archives.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • families
  • folk beliefs
  • folk speech
  • French Canadians
  • Montana homesteader
  • narratives
  • Oral Histories
  • Pennsylvania Dutch
  • Personal narratives
  • ritual
  • Sound recordings
  • superstitions
  • Personal Names :
  • Foy, Kay
  • Foy, Mike
  • Geographical Names :
  • Missouri
  • Montana, Eastern
  • Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania Dutch background)
  • Québec (Province)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project