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IT IS CONSIDERED UNLUCKY AMONG NEGROES TO BEGIN ANY PIECE OF WORK ON
" CHILDEMAS DAY " ( DECEMBER 26 ). THEY WILL WORK LATE INTO THE
NIGHT RATHER THAN WORK ON THAT DAY.

Submitter comment: HE NOTICED THIS AMONG SEVERAL OF THEIR HOUSEHOLD SERVANTS, AND UPON
ASKING THE REASON, WAS TOLD THIS BELIEF.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): NEGROES

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 26 Boxing Day St. Stephen's Day

Date learned: 02-15-1968

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