RE:SEARCH logo
University of Detroit Mercy Libraries / Instructional Design Studio
UDM HOME BLACKBOARD MY UDMERCY
RESEARCH HOME / FIND / SPECIAL COLLECTIONS / THE JAMES T. CALLOW FOLKLORE ARCHIVE /
James Callow Folklore Archive

Collection Home

About Dr. James T. Callow

Dr. James T. Callow publications

Collectors

Browse by

Subject heading

Keyword

Location

Questions or comments on this site? Please email davidsor@udmercy.edu.

The James T. Callow Folklore Archive

search for

Content filter is on

Your search for 6857 returned 23 results.

prev | items 21 - 41 | next

INDULGENCES

CATHOLICS SAY CERTAIN PRAYERS A CERTAIN AMOUNT OF
TIMES TO GET TIME OFF THEIR TIME IN PURGATORY.

Where learned: NORTH QUAD ; TOLD AT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Prayer

Date learned: 03-03-1971

View just this record

THINGS GROW WITH THE MOON

IF A PERSON CUTS THEIR HAIR WHEN THERE'S A NEW MOON, IT'LL
GROW WITH THE MOON. IF YOU CUT YOUR HAIR WHEN THERE'S
A FULL MOON, IT'LL GROW SLOWLY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; NORTH QUAD

James Callow Keyword(s): HOMEOPATHIC MAGIC

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses Hair, on head, mustache, widow's peak
BELIEF -- Moon
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal

Date learned: 03-24-1970

View just this record

THORNBERRY BUSH BELIEF

IN IRELAND, NO ONE SHOULD EVER DIG UP A THORNBERRY BUSH OR ELSE HE WILL HAVE A TRAGIC DEATH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; NORTH QUAD

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Bad luck

Date learned: 03-01-1971

View just this record

prev | items 21 - 41 | next

University of Detroit Mercy
4001 W. McNichols Detroit , MI , 48221-3038
This site is endorsed by the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) and supports the views, values, and mission of UDM. The University of Detroit Mercy web site provides links to other web sites, both public and private, for informational purposes. The inclusion of these links on UDM's site does not imply endorsement by the University. Please contact the Instructional Design Studio for any questions regarding this web site.