Obscene Cannery Folklore, 1976

Overview of the Collection

Title
Obscene Cannery Folklore
Dates
1976 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
1976_148
Summary
Kenneth E. Lewetag 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: 5413463925
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 includes project release form signed by the collector.

Collection includes project release form with additional stipulations.

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy and additional stipulations by collectors or informants. See project release form in collection file for additional stipulations.

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
Folk rhymes
"A toast of honor"
"Casey Jones"
Folk songs
"Down by the river pretty" -- Refrain "Down by the river pretty, pretty"
"Pubic hair" -- "Come and sit on my face if you love me"
"Benny's" -- "Benny's in the bush and his butt's all bare"
Gonna tie my pecker to a tree -- "Gonna tie my pecker to a tree to a tree"
"Rolly Polly" -- "Rolly Polly tickle my holee (holy)"
"The end of the month" -- "You can tell by the smell"
"Well-um up a cat's ass" -- "Well-um up a cat's ass stick them up a tree"
''Brassiere'' -- "Slap that tit knock that nipple off"

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Cannery workers
  • Poetry
  • bawdy songs

Personal Names

  • Anonymous
  • Lewetag, Kenneth E.

Geographical Names

  • Salem (Or.)

Form or Genre Terms

  • Fieldwork project