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GYPSIES WILL PICK UP ANY CHILDREN THEY SEE AND THEY WILL TAKE

ANYTHING THEY CAN PICK UP.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT TOLD OF HOW HER MOTHER USED TO MAKE ALL THE CHILDREN
COME INTO THE YARD OF THEIR FARM (SCRANTON, PENN. WHEN SHE
HEARD THE SOUND OF THE GYSPY WAGONS COMING. THEY USED TO PASS
BY THE FARM OFTEN AND INFORMANT'S MOTHER WAS AFRAID THEY
WOULD TAKE THE CHILDREN.

Where learned: TOLD AT INFORMANTS HOME

Keyword(s): STEALING

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439
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