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Gumbo ya-ya : a collection of Louisiana folk tales / compiled by Lyle Saxon, Edward Dreyer, Robert Tallant ; material gathered by workers of the Works Progress Administration, Louisiana Writers' Project ; and sponsored by the Louisiana State Library

; Dreyer, Edward ; Tallant, Robert, 1909-1957 ; Louisiana Writers' Project
New York : Bonanza Books, 1984, c1945.
ISBN 0517019221, 9780517019221

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
American
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
GR110.L5 W7 1984 Off-site
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Howard
Moorland-Spingarn, Library Division
M398.21 Sa9g Available Request
Other Authors Saxon, Lyle, 1891-1946.
Dreyer, Edward.
Tallant, Robert, 1909-1957.
Louisiana Writers' Project.
Subjects Folklore -- Louisiana.
Louisiana -- Social life and customs.
Tales -- Louisiana.
Description xiii, 581 p., [40] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes Originally published: St. Clair Shores, Mich. : Scholarly Press, 1973, c1945.
Includes index.
Contents Contents: Kings, Baby Dolls, Zulus, and Queens -- Street Criers -- The Irish Channel -- Axeman's Jazz -- Saint Joseph's Day -- Saint Rosalia's Day -- Nickel Gig, Nickel Saddle -- The Creoles -- The Cajuns -- The Temple of Innocent Blood -- The Plantations -- The Slaves -- Buried Treasure -- Ghosts -- Crazah and the Glory Road -- Cemeteries -- Riverfront Lore -- Pailet Lane -- Mother Shannon -- The Sockserhause Gang -- Songs -- Chimney Sweeper's Holiday -- A Good Man is Hard to Find -- Who Killa Da Chief? -- Appendixes -- Superstitions -- Colloquialisms -- Customs -- Index.
Geographic Area Louisiana
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm10018121
(OCoLC)10018121
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