Local Lore from Warrenton and Astoria, Oregon, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Local Lore from Warrenton and Astoria, Oregon
Dates
1971 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
1971_195
Summary
John and Janice Fitcha were students in the University of Oregon Folklore Studies This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to these students' folklore fieldwork project.
Repository
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
97403
Telephone: 541-346-3925
flr@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Languages
English


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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.

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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
Superstition and popular belief
Six beliefs dealing with weather, most with the way fishermen read the weather
Months to crab in
One popular belief about the type of fishermen Blacks are
One belief about how to dig razor clams
Folk medicine
Use of chinum bark
Use of fern roots for stomach troubles
Memorats: tales of a local character, Ock Kindred
How Ock died while clamming out on the bar
Ock's cherry tree
Ock's new outhouse hole
Material culture
Difference between the Finnish and Norwegian fishing boats in Astoria, Oregon: ethnic variations in boat designs and pole positions of Columbia River trawlers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Commercial fishermen
  • Finnish American
  • fishing boats
  • folk beliefs
  • Norwegian Americans
  • Personal narratives
  • superstitions
  • Personal Names :
  • Johnson, Erling
  • Kindred, Melvin
  • Sukkolla, Arvin
  • Geographical Names :
  • Astoria (Or.)
  • Warrenton (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project