Police Folklore, 1981  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Reed, Marc
Title
Police Folklore
Dates
1981
Quantity
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
1981_035
Summary
Marc Reed 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
Sponsor
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 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

Project release formReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Jokes
Two examples of practical jokes
two jokes told between officers
Four examples of pranks played on officers
Folklore Terminology
Acronyms used by officers
Slang terms
Folklife
"Clicking Microphones" - Click our radio mikes when we want to make a comment
"Felix the Cat"--Felix the Cat would often come out on patrol
Narratives
Three examples of "War Stories"
Folkspeech
"Graveyard Breakfast" We'd sit around have some food, and shoot the bull"

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • folk narratives
  • folklife
  • jokes
  • Police officers
  • Personal Names :
  • Hacker, Ed
  • Hoyer, B. IV
  • Olson, Rob
  • Rainey, Lees
  • Reed, Joseph
  • Stokes, Skip
  • Wainer, Jim
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Menlo Park, California
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project