Miscellany from Early day life in Rogue River Area, 1972  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Miscellany from Early day life in Rogue River Area
1972 (inclusive)
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
Dwight Clarke and Susan Clarke were students in the University of Oregon Folklore Studies This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to these students' 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
Some personal recollections of Hathaway Jones, the noted Munchhausen of Southern Oregon
A family anecdote of a Shivaree
Personal reminiscence of horse races and steer rides
Description on community fund-raising activities in early days, SW Oregon
Description of Community Dances in the early days on the Rogue River in South Western Oregon
Recipes and Food
Meat use: beef, meat curing, corning, rendering lard
Bear: superior bear, bear grease, bear and venison sausage
Vegetables: root vegetables, beans, flail, hominy and popcorn
Dairy products
Material Culture
Cooking Devices
Folk Medicine
The Flux
Stone bruises
Cracked toes
Belief about overexposure to fresh water
Games: children's games
Prison base
Anty Over

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1972_001: Hathaway Jones Stories collected by Dwight L. Clarke at Charleston, Oregon
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
7 inches
7 inches
Sound recordings in this collection are available as digital audio files in the archives.
March 1972

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • children's games
  • Dance
  • folk beliefs
  • folk medicine
  • folk narratives
  • folklife
  • Foodways
  • Housewives (rural)
  • material culture
  • Oral Histories
  • recipes
  • reminiscences
  • Sound recordings
  • Tales
  • Personal Names :
  • Butler, Mabel
  • Pettinger, Sadie
  • Geographical Names :
  • Rogue River Valley (Klamath County-Curry County, Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project