Miscellaneous, 1970  PDF

Overview of the Collection

1970 (inclusive)
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
Gale C. Strong 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
Folk song: Ballad
"The Rabbi's Daughter"
Folk song: Children's songs and parodies (first lines given)
"Alice, where are you going?"
"Glory, glory alleluia"
"Oh, I wish I was a fishy in the sea, in the sea"
"(some farmer) had a dog and Bingo was his name"
"It's raining, it's pouring, the old man is snoring"
"Peter Murphy had a dog"
"Rah Rah Rah boom de ay"
"Beans, beans, the musical fruit"
"The horse ran around with his foot on the ground"
"Found a peanut, found a peanut, found a peanut just now"
"Pepsi-Cola hits the spot"
One gesture of insult
Poetry and rhyme: jump rope rhymes
"Jump in/ jump out/ jump into the house"
"Itsery turdsery, little tot"
"Times are red"
"Rain, rain go away"
"Johnny over the ocean"
"I don't know"
"Not last night, but the night before"
Poetry and rhyme: Counting out rhymes
"One two, sky blue"
"Eeny mieny miney moe"
"Queen bee, chase me"
"Onery, orry, ickry Ann"
Poetry and rhyme: Game rhyme
"aka ninna Kaizer"
Poetry and rhyme: children's rhymes
"Oh dear me"
"Little fly upon the wall"
Two proverbs
Two riddles
Five folk expressions
Taking last piece of food on plate
One dialect joke (numskull story)
Seven riddle jokes
Eight ethnic jokes
Five jokes with humorous variations of trad. sayings
One sham joke

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T02_1970_175: Gale C. Strong Interview Sound Recordings
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
5 inches
5 inches

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • ballads
  • Businessmen
  • Canadians
  • children's poetry
  • children's songs
  • College students
  • counting-out games
  • folk speech
  • folksongs
  • gestures
  • jokes
  • Native American
  • Poetry
  • Proverbs
  • riddles
  • Russian Jewish immigrant
  • school children
  • Second generation German
  • Sound recordings
  • superstitions
  • Personal Names :
  • Adams, Joe
  • Anderson, Judith
  • Cathcart, Tom
  • Coates, Jim
  • Gernhardt, Walter
  • Schuster, Bill
  • Strong, Celia
  • Strong, Denise
  • Strong, Jo-Anne (Rosen)
  • Sundy, Liby
  • Warden, Carl
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Fall Creek, Or.
  • Toronto (Ont.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project