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The Resource America celebrates! : a patchwork of weird & wonderful holiday lore, Hennig Cohen & Tristram Potter Coffin

America celebrates! : a patchwork of weird & wonderful holiday lore, Hennig Cohen & Tristram Potter Coffin

Label
America celebrates! : a patchwork of weird & wonderful holiday lore
Title
America celebrates!
Title remainder
a patchwork of weird & wonderful holiday lore
Statement of responsibility
Hennig Cohen & Tristram Potter Coffin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cohen, Hennig
Dewey number
394.2/6973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GT4803.A2
LC item number
C64 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1922-2012
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Coffin, Tristram Potter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holidays
  • Folklore
  • Festivals
  • United States
Label
America celebrates! : a patchwork of weird & wonderful holiday lore, Hennig Cohen & Tristram Potter Coffin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • New Year's Day (January 1) -- Emancipation Day (January 1) -- Old Christmas, Epiphany, Twelfth Night (January 4-8) -- Iroquois White Dog Feast (first quarter moon in January) -- Chinese New Year (January 21-February 19) -- Tet (January 21-February 19) -- Tu B'Shevat (January-February) -- Candlemas or Groundhog Day (February 2) -- Powamu Festival (Februrary 3) -- The Gasparilla Pirate Festival (February 9) -- St. Valentine's Day (February 14) -- Paul Bunyan Ball (mid-February) -- Leap Year Day (February 29) -- Shrove Tuesday or Mardi Gras (moveable: February-March)
  • Purim (February-March) -- Rattlesnake Hunts (late Winter/early Spring) -- Dolls' or Girls' Festival (March 3) -- Buzzard Day (March 13) -- St. Patrick's Day (March 17) -- Vernal Equinox (on or about March 21) -- Persian New Year (March 21) -- Spring rites of college students (various Spring days) -- Greek Independence Day (March 25) -- Passover (March-April) -- Easter Week and Easter (moveable : March 22-April 25) -- All Fools' Day (April 1) -- Tater Day (first Monday in April) -- Birthday of the Buddha (April 8) -- Shad Planking (third Wednesday in April) -- Arbor Day (usually fourth Friday in April) -- Beltane (April 30) -- May Day (May 1) -- Cinco de Mayo (May 5)
  • Boy's Festival (May 5) -- Kentucky Derby (first Saturday in May) -- Florida Seminole Green Corn Dance (May, when corn ripens) -- Memorial Day (May 30) -- Miners' Union Day (June 13) -- Juneteenth (June 19) -- St. John's or Midsummer's Day (June 24) -- Independence Day (July 4) -- Obon, Festival of the Dead (July 12-16) -- Bastille Day (July 14) -- Turtle Days (mid-July) -- Cheyenne Frontier Days (last full week in July) -- Captain Brady Day (July-August) -- The Crow Fair (first weekend in August) -- Anniversary of Elvis Presley's death (August 16) -- Labor Day (first Monday in September) -- Laguna Indian San Jose Day (September 18-19)
  • Feast of St. Francis of Assisi (October 4) -- Leif Ericson Day (October 9) -- Colombus Day (October 12) -- Dewali, Hindu Festival of Lights (October-November) -- Halloween, All Saints', All Souls' Days (October 31-November 2) -- Return Day in Delaware (Thursday after the Presidetial Election Day) -- Thanksgiving (fourth Thursday in November) -- Black Friday (day following Thanksgiving) -- Hanukkah (November-December) -- Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (December 24-25) -- Kwanza (December 26-31)
Control code
ocm24112329
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xxv, 355 pages
Isbn
9780810394070
Lccn
93137403
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)24112329
Label
America celebrates! : a patchwork of weird & wonderful holiday lore, Hennig Cohen & Tristram Potter Coffin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • New Year's Day (January 1) -- Emancipation Day (January 1) -- Old Christmas, Epiphany, Twelfth Night (January 4-8) -- Iroquois White Dog Feast (first quarter moon in January) -- Chinese New Year (January 21-February 19) -- Tet (January 21-February 19) -- Tu B'Shevat (January-February) -- Candlemas or Groundhog Day (February 2) -- Powamu Festival (Februrary 3) -- The Gasparilla Pirate Festival (February 9) -- St. Valentine's Day (February 14) -- Paul Bunyan Ball (mid-February) -- Leap Year Day (February 29) -- Shrove Tuesday or Mardi Gras (moveable: February-March)
  • Purim (February-March) -- Rattlesnake Hunts (late Winter/early Spring) -- Dolls' or Girls' Festival (March 3) -- Buzzard Day (March 13) -- St. Patrick's Day (March 17) -- Vernal Equinox (on or about March 21) -- Persian New Year (March 21) -- Spring rites of college students (various Spring days) -- Greek Independence Day (March 25) -- Passover (March-April) -- Easter Week and Easter (moveable : March 22-April 25) -- All Fools' Day (April 1) -- Tater Day (first Monday in April) -- Birthday of the Buddha (April 8) -- Shad Planking (third Wednesday in April) -- Arbor Day (usually fourth Friday in April) -- Beltane (April 30) -- May Day (May 1) -- Cinco de Mayo (May 5)
  • Boy's Festival (May 5) -- Kentucky Derby (first Saturday in May) -- Florida Seminole Green Corn Dance (May, when corn ripens) -- Memorial Day (May 30) -- Miners' Union Day (June 13) -- Juneteenth (June 19) -- St. John's or Midsummer's Day (June 24) -- Independence Day (July 4) -- Obon, Festival of the Dead (July 12-16) -- Bastille Day (July 14) -- Turtle Days (mid-July) -- Cheyenne Frontier Days (last full week in July) -- Captain Brady Day (July-August) -- The Crow Fair (first weekend in August) -- Anniversary of Elvis Presley's death (August 16) -- Labor Day (first Monday in September) -- Laguna Indian San Jose Day (September 18-19)
  • Feast of St. Francis of Assisi (October 4) -- Leif Ericson Day (October 9) -- Colombus Day (October 12) -- Dewali, Hindu Festival of Lights (October-November) -- Halloween, All Saints', All Souls' Days (October 31-November 2) -- Return Day in Delaware (Thursday after the Presidetial Election Day) -- Thanksgiving (fourth Thursday in November) -- Black Friday (day following Thanksgiving) -- Hanukkah (November-December) -- Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (December 24-25) -- Kwanza (December 26-31)
Control code
ocm24112329
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
xxv, 355 pages
Isbn
9780810394070
Lccn
93137403
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)24112329

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