Logger Lore, 1975

Overview of the Collection

Logger Lore
1975 (inclusive)
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Jeri Johnston 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: 5413463925
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

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
One joke about logging in South America
One joke about a choker setter that wants a new brain
One joke about a logger and a priest with a flat tire
One joke about ravens as re-incarnated hook-tenders
One joke about the logger and a bear trap
One joke about the priests and log truck drivers trying to get into heaven
One joke about a millionaire who wanted to give away a million dollars
One joke about the whistle for a marlin spike
One joke about Bigfoot
One joke about a kinky choker
Sending greenhorns after choker holes
Giving greenhorns the Logger's Test
Cedar monkeys
Side-hill monsters
Greenhorn outsmarts old-timer
Folk speech
Two obscene sayings

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Loggers
  • folk speech
  • jokes
  • local legends
  • occupational folklore

Personal Names

  • Anonymous

Geographical Names

  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Glide (Or.)

Form or Genre Terms

  • Fieldwork project