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Appalachian Region, Southern -- Social life and customs.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Michael Lofaro Class Papers Regarding Folklore

Identifier: MS-1336

This collection houses student papers written for Michael A. Lofaro's folklore class. Among the subjects discussed are arts and crafts, ghosts, jokes, magic, superstitions, proverbs, and songs.

Dates: 1985-1986

Norbert F. Riedl Collection

Identifier: MS-0954

The Norbert F. Riedl Collection includes research files on such topics as architecture, clothing and costume, cockfighting, food and cooking, games and recreation, legends, medicines and remedies, music, quilting, snake handling, and customs pertaining to marriage, divorce, death and burial. There is also material about the mysterious Melungeons of Hancock and Hawkins Counties and there is a group of tape recordings which relate to many of the file topics.

Dates: 1965-1975