The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
On the stroke of twelve (on New Year's Eve) every door
in the house has to be opened to allow the spirit of
the old year to leave.
Her best friend's family did it when she was a little
girl, and she never forgot it.
|Subject headings:||CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- January 1 New Year's|
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 31 New Year's Eve
ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Wall Partition Door Window
BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter
BELIEF -- Measure of time Year
Date learned: 00001930S