Folk Remedies, Home Cures, and other Miscellaneous Information, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Title
Folk Remedies, Home Cures, and other Miscellaneous Information
Dates
1971 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
1971_061
Summary
Madeline Lewis 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.
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


Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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
Oral History
Three first person reminiscences about's ability with horses
Medicine
Three tonic cure-alls
Onion poultice for the chest
Five remedies using indigenous plants
Chest plaster
Remedy for fatigue
Remedy for hay fever
Recipes and Food Preparation
Three methods to keep from crying while peeling onions
Some information on edible plants
Superstition and Popular Belief
Belief that twins don't live to be as old as others

Interview TranscriptReturn to Top

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T02_1971_061: Interview with Martha Shelley, owner of the Pioneer Museum in McKenzie River area, Oregon
Lewis, Madeline
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
5 inches
5 inches
1971

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Apple picker
  • folk beliefs
  • folk medicine
  • Housewife
  • Pioneers
  • reminiscences
  • Sioux: Indian influence
  • Sound recordings
  • superstitions
  • White Americans
  • Personal Names :
  • Booth, Tom
  • Finley, Carollo
  • Lewis, Juice
  • Shelley, Martha
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Montana
  • New Auburn (Wis.)
  • Vida (Or.)
  • Willamette River Valley (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project