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The Resource American Negro folklore,, by J. Mason Brewer. Illus. by Richard Lowe

American Negro folklore,, by J. Mason Brewer. Illus. by Richard Lowe

Label
American Negro folklore,
Title
American Negro folklore,
Statement of responsibility
by J. Mason Brewer. Illus. by Richard Lowe
Creator
Compiler
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1896-1975
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brewer, John Mason
Dewey number
398/.09174/96
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • music
Index
no index present
LC call number
GR103
LC item number
.B66
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • United States
Label
American Negro folklore,, by J. Mason Brewer. Illus. by Richard Lowe
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • TALES -- The wonderful tar-baby -- How Mr. Rabbit was too sharp for Mr. Fox -- De wolf, de rabbit, and de tar baby -- Eyeball candy -- Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Bear -- Mr. Fox goes a-hunting, but Mr. Rabbit bags the game -- Granny's version of the owl -- Sheer crops -- Buh owl an buh rooster -- Buh lion an buh goat -- Story of a cow -- Buh hawss en' buh bule -- Why the Negro is black -- Why the Negro is black (Uncle Remus' version) -- Why the Holy Amen Church has two doors -- Why the rabbit has a short tail -- Why the buzzard has a red head -- Granny's version of the eagle who became a girl -- How the church came to be split up -- Why there are so many mosquitoes on the East Coast -- John and his boss-man's watermelon patch -- John and the two white men in court -- Ole Pete -- The green runner -- The sweetheart of Harriet Tubman's brother -- King Charley of Albany -- Peg Leg and the Tulsa race riot -- Nancy Vaughn -- Jim Beckwourth, frontiersman -- Memories of lead belly -- Little Black Sambo from Guinea -- Treasure hunting story -- The sprinkle man -- A ghost voodoo story -- A fish story from Farmville, Virginia -- Uncle Henry and the dog ghost -- The Saturday night fiddler -- The half-clad ghost -- The deserted village -- Two ghost stories from the same section of Virginia -- A Negro ghost story -- Little Nero and the magic tea cakes -- The red toro of Hidalgo County -- Ropes cost money -- The "George West" steer -- The Palacios rancher and the preacher -- Aunt Dicy and the mailman -- Aunt Dicy and the snuff salesman -- According to where the drop falls -- Aunt Dicy and Booker T. Washington's speech -- Twelve days after Christmas -- The talking mule -- Why the Jews don't eat hog -- The white quail -- The Detroit race riot -- Pony Moore's story -- The coon in the box -- The big watermelon -- Brand-name stories -- Jack and Dinah -- Uncle Si, his boss-man, and Hell -- Uncle Aaron loses his home -- Uncle Aaron goes fishing -- Uncle Aaron orders a baking pan -- The woman hurricane -- Who's ready for who? -- A laugh that meant freedom -- The cotton-pickin' monkeys -- The Oklahoma freedman -- They went riding snow-white horses -- A queer conception of beauty -- Paid for in privilege -- Too many "ups" -- Little Julia and her grandmother's cat -- The Negro taxi driver's trial -- A yellow bastard -- Tim and Bill from Summerville -- How Uncle Steve interpreted Spanish -- Elvannah's leave-taking -- Gib Morgan's fight -- John Green Peas --
  • THE NEGRO'S RELIGION -- Brother Brown's announcement -- The boy who played Jesus -- Witness of the Johnstown flood in Heaven -- Sister Rosie and the African missionary -- God throws a tree limb -- Brother Gregg identifies himself -- Why so many Negroes are in Heaven -- Sister Sadie Washington's littlest boy -- The preacher and his farmer brother -- A job for God -- Little David's question -- Why we come to church -- The danger of neglect -- De progicul son -- De tetter wine Christun -- A Negro's version of Heaven and Hell -- "Dem sebun wimmin" -- Prayers (The white man's prayer ; The Negro's prayer ; Prayer) -- SONGS -- PERSONAL EXPERIENCES -- "I can't forgive her, the way she used to beat us" -- If all slaves had belonged to white folks like ours -- Out of the mouths of ex-slaves -- Kicked around like a mule -- "Master got good when war come up" -- Mulatto whom owners treated like a family member -- The Negro slave's pride -- Harriet Parker on slavery -- Dorie Boyd on freedom and Reconstruction -- Reconstruction was a mighty hard pull -- Ku Klux -- Little but "way out in front" -- The Reverend Matthew N. McRae on "the closest I evuh come to bein' robbed" -- Hooked in the heart -- Everything just fits -- Jesus handed me a ticket -- Negroes in the Civil War -- He wanted to ask a question -- Experiences of a chimney sweeper -- New Orleans' first "baby doll" -- A wife longs for the town -- A farm wife tells of her children -- A Negro cowboy: J. H. Brewer -- Trabbler man -- No money, but provisions -- Jim Finn on calling up the Devil -- Luster an' de Devil -- A Harlem jive spiel -- SUPERSTITIONS -- Bad luck signs -- Birds of ill omen -- Gambling superstitions, among others -- Popular beliefs and superstitions -- Don'ts -- Signs -- Weather lore (Cold weather signs ; Warm weather signs ; Fair weather signs ; Stormy weather signs) -- Superstitions about animals -- Folk beliefs from Florida -- Beliefs from Georgia (The lady in black ; A witch story ; Flying people) -- PROVERBS -- RHYMES -- RIDDLES -- NAMES -- CHILDREN'S RHYMES AND PASTIMES
Control code
ocm00436286
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xviii, 386 pages
Lccn
68010833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
(OCoLC)00436286
Label
American Negro folklore,, by J. Mason Brewer. Illus. by Richard Lowe
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • TALES -- The wonderful tar-baby -- How Mr. Rabbit was too sharp for Mr. Fox -- De wolf, de rabbit, and de tar baby -- Eyeball candy -- Mr. Rabbit and Mr. Bear -- Mr. Fox goes a-hunting, but Mr. Rabbit bags the game -- Granny's version of the owl -- Sheer crops -- Buh owl an buh rooster -- Buh lion an buh goat -- Story of a cow -- Buh hawss en' buh bule -- Why the Negro is black -- Why the Negro is black (Uncle Remus' version) -- Why the Holy Amen Church has two doors -- Why the rabbit has a short tail -- Why the buzzard has a red head -- Granny's version of the eagle who became a girl -- How the church came to be split up -- Why there are so many mosquitoes on the East Coast -- John and his boss-man's watermelon patch -- John and the two white men in court -- Ole Pete -- The green runner -- The sweetheart of Harriet Tubman's brother -- King Charley of Albany -- Peg Leg and the Tulsa race riot -- Nancy Vaughn -- Jim Beckwourth, frontiersman -- Memories of lead belly -- Little Black Sambo from Guinea -- Treasure hunting story -- The sprinkle man -- A ghost voodoo story -- A fish story from Farmville, Virginia -- Uncle Henry and the dog ghost -- The Saturday night fiddler -- The half-clad ghost -- The deserted village -- Two ghost stories from the same section of Virginia -- A Negro ghost story -- Little Nero and the magic tea cakes -- The red toro of Hidalgo County -- Ropes cost money -- The "George West" steer -- The Palacios rancher and the preacher -- Aunt Dicy and the mailman -- Aunt Dicy and the snuff salesman -- According to where the drop falls -- Aunt Dicy and Booker T. Washington's speech -- Twelve days after Christmas -- The talking mule -- Why the Jews don't eat hog -- The white quail -- The Detroit race riot -- Pony Moore's story -- The coon in the box -- The big watermelon -- Brand-name stories -- Jack and Dinah -- Uncle Si, his boss-man, and Hell -- Uncle Aaron loses his home -- Uncle Aaron goes fishing -- Uncle Aaron orders a baking pan -- The woman hurricane -- Who's ready for who? -- A laugh that meant freedom -- The cotton-pickin' monkeys -- The Oklahoma freedman -- They went riding snow-white horses -- A queer conception of beauty -- Paid for in privilege -- Too many "ups" -- Little Julia and her grandmother's cat -- The Negro taxi driver's trial -- A yellow bastard -- Tim and Bill from Summerville -- How Uncle Steve interpreted Spanish -- Elvannah's leave-taking -- Gib Morgan's fight -- John Green Peas --
  • THE NEGRO'S RELIGION -- Brother Brown's announcement -- The boy who played Jesus -- Witness of the Johnstown flood in Heaven -- Sister Rosie and the African missionary -- God throws a tree limb -- Brother Gregg identifies himself -- Why so many Negroes are in Heaven -- Sister Sadie Washington's littlest boy -- The preacher and his farmer brother -- A job for God -- Little David's question -- Why we come to church -- The danger of neglect -- De progicul son -- De tetter wine Christun -- A Negro's version of Heaven and Hell -- "Dem sebun wimmin" -- Prayers (The white man's prayer ; The Negro's prayer ; Prayer) -- SONGS -- PERSONAL EXPERIENCES -- "I can't forgive her, the way she used to beat us" -- If all slaves had belonged to white folks like ours -- Out of the mouths of ex-slaves -- Kicked around like a mule -- "Master got good when war come up" -- Mulatto whom owners treated like a family member -- The Negro slave's pride -- Harriet Parker on slavery -- Dorie Boyd on freedom and Reconstruction -- Reconstruction was a mighty hard pull -- Ku Klux -- Little but "way out in front" -- The Reverend Matthew N. McRae on "the closest I evuh come to bein' robbed" -- Hooked in the heart -- Everything just fits -- Jesus handed me a ticket -- Negroes in the Civil War -- He wanted to ask a question -- Experiences of a chimney sweeper -- New Orleans' first "baby doll" -- A wife longs for the town -- A farm wife tells of her children -- A Negro cowboy: J. H. Brewer -- Trabbler man -- No money, but provisions -- Jim Finn on calling up the Devil -- Luster an' de Devil -- A Harlem jive spiel -- SUPERSTITIONS -- Bad luck signs -- Birds of ill omen -- Gambling superstitions, among others -- Popular beliefs and superstitions -- Don'ts -- Signs -- Weather lore (Cold weather signs ; Warm weather signs ; Fair weather signs ; Stormy weather signs) -- Superstitions about animals -- Folk beliefs from Florida -- Beliefs from Georgia (The lady in black ; A witch story ; Flying people) -- PROVERBS -- RHYMES -- RIDDLES -- NAMES -- CHILDREN'S RHYMES AND PASTIMES
Control code
ocm00436286
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xviii, 386 pages
Lccn
68010833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, music
System control number
(OCoLC)00436286

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