Folksongs and Other Lore, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Folksongs and Other Lore
1971 (inclusive)
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
Vicki Bauernschmidt 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

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
THIS THE TRAIN FOR HEAVEN: "At the railway station in a city grand"
SKIN-A-MA-RINKA: "Skin-a-ma-rinka dinka dink"
"Susies sighed a shy sigh"
"Jonah was a mariner so runs the ancient tale"
"Esau was a cowboy so runs ... "
KEMO KIMO DARAWA: "Kemo kimo darawa"
"Come Josephine in my flying machine"
"Oh, Mr. Moon Moon, pretty silvery moon"
"Welcome happy springtime"
"Take off your cap and hang it up"
"Good morning Merry Sunshine"
"Butterfly flitting by"
"Pussy Willow had a secret"
"Mamie was a girlie"
"Have the ships got eyes when they go to sea? "
"No llores no"
"I've a yellow girl named 'Phelia'"
"I'm goin' out West"
"COON COON COON: "I wish my color would fade"
"Run nigger run the paddy man'll catch you"
MEET MOTHER IN THE SKIES: "In a lonely graveyard, many miles away"
TELL MOTHER I'LL BE THERE: "When I was but a little child"
AIN'T DAT A SHAME: "One dark and stormy night"
JUST TELL THEM THAT YOU SAW ME: "One day while strolling down the street"
SWEET BUNCH OF DAISIES: "Sweet golden daisies, Oh how dear to me"
LEAVES, ONLY LEAVES: "Leaves, only leaves, was the fig tree's crown"
A LETTER EDGED IN BLACK: "I was standing by my window yerster morning"
ONE LITTLE WORD: "Our dream of love tis over"
HELLO CENTRAL: "Papa I'm so sad and lonely"
JUST BEHIND THE TIMES: "a party of young village people gathered in their little church"
OH BURY ME NOT ON THE LONE PRAIRIE: "Oh bury me not on the lone prairie!'
CHEWING GUM: "Once I had the fairest girl"
SILVER THREADS AMONG THE GOLD: "Darling, I am growing old"
I'LL MARRY THE MAN I LOVE: "One day a rich man called his pretty daughter to his side"
ALL FOR THE LOVE OF A GIRL: "Jack was a bright-eyed youngster"
I WANT TO BE AN ANGEL: "I want to be an Angel'
THE SAILOR'S GRAVE: "Our bark was far from the land"
TWO LITTLE GIRLS IN BLUE: "An old man gazed on a photograph"
THE THREE WISHES: "In a pullman palace smoker sat a number of bright men"
THE DYING GIRL'S MESSAGE: "Raise the window higher, mother"
BARNEY MCCOY: "I am far going away, Norah darling"
THE SHIP THAT NEVER RETURNED: "On a summer's day, when the waves were rippled'
WHISTLING RUFUS: "Down in the South where de sly old possum"
EBENEEZER: "A coon was a sittin on a load of hay"
KENTUCKY BABE: "Skeeters am a hummin on the honeysuckle vine"
I DON'T WANT TO PLAY IN YOUR YARD: "Once there lived side by side"
A BIRD IN A GILDED CAGE: "She's only a bird in a gilded cage"

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1971_171: Vicki Bauernschmidt Interview Sound Recordings
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 :
  • Sound recordings
  • White Americans
  • Personal Names :
  • Bauernschmidt, Genevera
  • Bauernschmidt, Henry
  • Bauernschmidt, Lily
  • Levagood, Ivy Maude
  • Toogood, Mildred (Levagood)
  • Geographical Names :
  • Baltimore (Md.)
  • California
  • Canada
  • Kansas
  • Mt. Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project