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LEGEND

THERE IS A CATHOLIC CEMETERY IN TOLEDO, IT,S THE BIGGEST CEMETERY
IN TOLEDO. IN THE MID 20S, WHEN GYPSIES WERE STILL A BIG THING,
THERE WAS SUPPOSEDLY A GYPSY QUEEN THAT DIED. SO THE GYPSIES HELD
A BIG BURIAL FOR HER, WITH ALL THE RITES AND FEASTS AND PARTYING-
DOWN. THEY INTERRED HER BODY IN A BIG MAUSOLEUM WITH BEAUTIFUL
STAINED GLASS WINDOWS. THE QUEEN HAD DIED IN CHILDBIRTH. SO ANYWAY
THERE ARE SPECIAL NIGHTS EVERY MONTH' I DON,T KNOW WHAT THE NIGHTS
ARE, WHERE YOU CAN SUPPOSEDLY SEE THE SHADOW OF A WOMAN WALKING A
CHILD AND HEAR A CHILD CRYING. ONE NIGHT MY DAD TOOK ME TO THE
CEMETERY. AGAINST THE FLICKERING LIGHT OF CANDLES, I SAW THE SVELTE
SHADOW OF A WOMAN PACING BACK AND FORTH AND HEARD A BABY CRYING. WE
WENT BACK THE NEXT DAY. THE MAUSOLEUM HAD GATES WHICH CLOSED OFF
THE FRONT, AND HUGE IRON DOORS WHICH WERE SHUT. WE CHECKED THE
GATES AND THEY HAD BEEN WELDED OR RUSTED SHUT, SO THERE WAS NO WAY
ANYONE COULD GET INSIDE.

Submitter comment: IF THE INFORMANT SAID HE SAW THE SHADOW AND HEARD THE CHILD, HE DID.
HE IS NOT GIVEN TO EXAGGERATING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; CAMPUS

James Callow Keyword(s): BELIEF

Subject headings: Favorites
PROSE NARRATIVE -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter
PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal

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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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IF A SOLDIER ENTERS YOUR HOME, YOU MUST BE HOSPITABLE
AND GRANT EVERY WISH THEY DESIRE IN ORDER TO RETAIN GOOD LUCK
IN THE HOME. THIS BROUGHT GOOD LUCK IF DONE CORRECTLY.
IF NOT FOLLOWED THROUGH, MISFORTUNE MAY OCCUR TO MALE MEMBERS
OF THE FAMILY.

Submitter comment: THIS BELIEF WAS HELD BY INFORMANT'S GRANDMOTHER
DURING 1940-1941 WHEN ENGLAND WAS IN WWII ALONE WITHOUT
THE AID OF THE UNITED STATES.

Where learned: COLLECTED BY MAIL ; COOKHAM RISE ; BERKSHIRE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- F535
BELIEF -- Legend
BELIEF -- Good luck
BELIEF -- Bad luck

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MONK'S CASTLE

THERE IS A CASTLE LOCATED BY MY HOUSE IN ILLINOIS
WHERE MONKS USED TO LIVE.
THE CASTLE WAS BIG AND DARK AND SET IN A REMOTE AREA.
MANY KIDS LIKED TO GO THERE LATE AT NIGHT AND LOOK
IN THE WINDOWS. IT WAS SAID THAT IF ANYONE GOT CAUGHT
LOOKING IN THE WINDOWS OR TRESPASSING ON THE PREMISES
THE MONKS WOULD MAKE THEM STAY THE NIGHT AND PRAY
TO A MONK WHO WAS BURIED IN A GLASS TOMB.
THEN THE NEXT MORNING THEIR PARENTS WOULD HAVE
TO GO AND PICK THEM UP.

Submitter comment: HE WAS A SCHOOL MATE OF MINE.
HE HEARD THE STORY FROM HIS 2 OLDER BROTHERS.

Where learned: ILLINOIS ; RIVERSIDE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal

Date learned: 00-00-1980

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For generations the Welty family has told the story of
how Levi Welty (1825-1902) had gone "Pikes Peak or bust
in a covered wagon." In the mid 1970's, an acquaintance
of the family familiar with these stories became injured
while skiing in Colorado. During her recuperative time
there, she came across a book recounting the history of
the area, and found a story about the naming of
Cripple Creek by a Levi Welty. The names of some of the sons
mentioned coincided with the family's genealogy, and it
is, therefore, quite likely that Terry's ancestor was
responsible for Cripple Creek's naming.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Keyword(s): pioneer

James Callow Keyword(s): Eudora Welty ; Pike's Peak

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439
PROSE NARRATIVE -- B479
BELIEF -- Explanation of a name

Date learned: 00001977CA

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MY COUSIN HAD VERY SORE EYES AND NO HELP COULD BE FOUND. ONE
DAY AS THE GYPSIES WERE GOING BY MY AUNT RAN OUT AND ASKED A
GYPSY WOMAN WHAT COULD BE DONE FOR HER SON'S EYES. THE GYPSY
WOMAN WAS VERY FRIENDLY AND TOLD MY AUNT TO TAKE A BOTTLE AND
GO TO A PARTICULAR SPRING, FILL THE BOTTLE WITH SPRING WATER
AND EVERY SUNRISE WASH HIS EYES OUT WITH THE SPRING WATER. I
SAW THIS CLEAR UP MY COUSIN'S EYES. THIS TOOK PLACE IN
SCOTLAND WHERE I LIVED AS A CHILD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SCOTLAND

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439
BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 10-20-1972

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JESUITS

WHEN THE NOVITIATE AT MILFORD, OHIO WAS BEING BUILT, THE PLANS WERE
DRAWN UP AND SENT TO ROME FOR APPROVAL. THE PLANS WERE COMPLETE
EXCEPT FOR LAVATORIES AND SHOWERS. WHEN THE PLANS WERE SENT BACK
THEY HAD BEEN APPROVED EXCEPTING THE COMMENT WRITTEN IN LATIN:
"SUNTNE ANGELIX" OR IN ENGLISH, "ARE THEY ANGELS?"
THE PLANS WERE AMENDED BY ERECTING TWO TOWERS CONTAINING THE TOILETS
AND SHOWERS AND URINALS, ONE AT EITHER END OF THE BUILDING.
FROM THIS THE NOVICES WHOSE JOBS IT WAS TO KEEP THE LAVATORIES
CLEAN COINED THE FOLLOWING JOB DESCRIPTIONS: THE LAVATORIES WERE THE
"CASTLES", THE "KEEPER OF THE KEYS" WAS IN CHARGE OF SUPPLIES, THE
"REX" WAS CLEANER OF THE TOILETS AND URINALS WHICH WERE THE THRONES,
THE REX'S HELPER WAS THE "PRINCE".

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: Favorites
PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439

Date learned: 09-20-1972

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LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR

WHEN THE LITTLE SISTERS IN TOLEDO, OHIO WANTED TO HAVE THEIR
PARKING LOT AND DRIVEWAYS RECONDITIONED AT GREAT COST, THEY WENT
AHEAD WITH THE WORK AND EXPENSE EVEN THOUGH THEIR BOOKS WERE FAR
IN THE RED WITH NO SURETY OF FUNDS IN THE NEAR FUTURE. THE REASONING
BEHIND THIS WAS, "WE'LL JUST PRAY TO ST. JOSEPH, HAVE IT DONE ANYWAYS,
AND HE'LL COME THROUGH; HE ALWAYS DOES." IT SEEMS THAT MOST OF THEIR
CREDITORS BELIEVE THAT THE SISTERS HAVE JUST FORGOTTEN TO PAY THEM FOR
ONE OR TWO MONTHS, WHILE IN REALITY THE SISTERS PRAY FOR MONEY AND THEN
APPLY IT TO THE MOST OUTSTANDING OF THEIR BILLS AS THE MONEY COMES IN.

Submitter comment: TOLEDO, OHIO
INFORMANT KNOWS THIS TO BE TRUE AS HE WAS WORKING FOR THE LITTLE
SISTERS IN TOLEDO AT THE TIME OF THE ABOVE'S HAPPENING

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439

Date learned: 09-20-1972

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LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR

WHEN THE SACRED HEART HOME FOR THE AGED WAS TO BE RELOCATED TO A NEW
SITE AND BUILDING THREE YEARS AGO IN TOLEDO, OHIO, THE SISTERS WENT
TO LOOK AT THE LAND THAT THEY WOULD LIKE TO HAVE FOR THE NEW
BUILDING.
THEY FOUND THE LAND OUT IN THE COUNTRY, MADE SOME INQUIRIES AS TO
WHO OWNED THE LAND AND WOULD HE BE WILLING TO SELL AND FOR HOW MUCH
MONEY. THEY FOUND THAT IT WOULD BE NEXT TO IMPOSSIBLE TO GET THE
LAND, AT LEAST FROM OTHER PERSONS' OBSERVATIONS. THE DAY BEFORE
THEY WERE TO SEE THE OWNER ABOUT THE LAND, TWO OF THE SISTERS WENT
OUT AND SECRETLY BURIED A STATUE OF ST. JOSEPH ON THE FIELD THAT
THEY WANTED AND THEN THE WHOLE COMMUNITY OF SISTERS LAID SIEGE TO
ST. JOSEPH WITH PRAYERS. WHEN THEY SAW THE OWNER OF THE PROPERTY
THE NEXT DAY, HE WAS MOST GENEROUS WITH THEM AND THEY RECEIVED THE
LAND, THOUGH HE WAS NOT EVEN A CATHOLIC.

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT WAS TOLD THIS STORY BY ONE OF THE SISTERS WHO DID THE
BURYING OF THE STATUE.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Favorites
PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439
BELIEF -- Magic of Speech, Sign, Color
BELIEF -- Prayer

Date learned: 09-20-1972

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LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR

WHILE WORKING AT THE LITTLE SISTERS HOME IN TOLEDO, OHIO DURING THE
SUMMER OF 1971, I WAS ABLE TO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING:
DURING A THREE WEEK DRY SPELL, THE SISTER WHOSE JOB IT WAS TO GO OUT
EVERY DAY AND BEG FOR THE COMMUNITY PLACED A STATUE OF ST. JOSEPH
(THE PATRON OF THE ORDER) IN A BUCKET OF WATER UP TO THE STATUE'S
NECK, AND THEN ASKED THE OTHER SISTERS TO JOIN WITH HER IN PRAYING
TO ST. JOSEPH FOR SOME RAIN. THE NEXT DAY WHILE OUT DRIVING THEIR
PICK-UP TRUCK ON HER BEGGING ROUNDS, SISTER ALMOST HAD AN ACCIDENT
DURING A TERRIBLE THUNDER STORM WHEN SHE SKIDDED OFF THE ROAD WITH
THE TRUCK. HER IMMEDIATE COMMENT WAS THAT SHE HAD HAD A FEELING
THE DAY BEFORE THAT SHE SHOULD ONLY HAVE PLACED ST. JOSEPH IN UP TO
HIS KNEES AND NOT UP TO HIS NECK.

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT'S OBSERVATIONS ARE THAT THE LITTLE SISTERS HAVE A SIMPLE
BUT PROFOUND FAITH, ONE THAT MIGHT ALMOST SEEMS LIKE MAGIC TO MORE
SOPHISTICATED PEOPLE

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

James Callow comment:

DOES COLLECTOR MEAN UNSOPHISTICATED PEOPLE?
SEEMS TO BE RELATED TO THE TALE OF "BUYING THE WIND."
THE MOTIF IS ONE OF OVERDOING SOMETHING.
 

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Favorites
PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439
BELIEF -- Magic of Speech, Sign, Color

Date learned: 09-20-1972

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LITTLE SISTERS OF THE POOR

DURING THE 1930'S IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, A HOUSE OF THE LITTLE SISTERS
RAN OUT OF COAL FOR THEIR FURNACE AND COULD NOT GET ANY MORE FROM THE
COAL COMPANY BECAUSE OF PAST BILLS THAT WERE STILL OWED. SO ONE OF
THE SISTERS PLACED A STATUE OF ST. JOSEPH IN THE COAL BIN AND THE
WHOLE COMMUNITY PRAYED FOR ST. JOSEPH TO HELP THEM. THE NEXT DAY,
WHILE A COAL TRUCK WAS MAKING A DELIVERY TO THE BUILDING NEXT TO THE
LITTLE SISTERS, THE DRIVER BY MISTAKE EMPTIED THE COAL INTO THEIR
BASEMENT, BURYING THE STATUE OF ST. JOSEPH.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT WAS TOLD THIS STORY BY ONE OF THE LITTLE SISTERS AT
THEIR TOLEDO, OHIO HOME.

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Favorites
PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439
BELIEF -- Magic of Speech, Sign, Color

Date learned: 09-20-1972

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FIRST VOWS IN THE SOCIETY

THERE IS A STORY TOLD FREQUENTLY IN THE JESUITS ABOUT A NOVICE WHO
WAS PRONOUNCING FIRST VOWS ALONG WITH 8 OR 10 OTHER NOVICES. INSTEAD
OF PLEDGING PERPETUAL POVERTY, CHASTITY AND OBEDIENCE; HE WAS HEARD
TO SAY, "I VOW PERPETUAL POVERTY, CHARITY, AND OBEDIENCE." WHILE
IT DOES SOUND SIMILAR, THE MEANINGS ARE COMPLETELY DIFFERENT. HE
WAS SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN FOUND OUT AND MADE TO REPEAT THE CORRECT
FORMULA BY HIMSELF.

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: Favorites
PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439

Date learned: 09-20-1972

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IF A CHILD CONTINUALLY MISBEHAVES, THREATEN TO SELL HIM TO THE
GYPSIES WHO LIKE TO BUY CHILDREN AND MISTREAT THEM.

Where learned: OHIO ; CLEVELAND

James Callow Keyword(s): FUNCTION

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: 09-10-1972

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WHEN A CHILD ASKS, "WHERE DID I COME FROM?" THIS IS THE ANSWER
GIVEN. "YOU SEE, WHEN YOU WERE A BABY, YOU FELL OFF THE BACK OF A
WAGON OF GYPSIES WHEN THE WAGON HIT A BUMP IN FRONT OF OUR HOUSE.
WE FOUND YOU IN THE STREET, FELT SORRY FOR YOU, AND DECIDED TO
RAISE YOU AS OUR OWN. THAT IS WHERE YOU CAME FROM."

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT SAYS THIS WAS THE STORY GIVEN HER AS A CHILD.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: OHIO ; CLEVELAND

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: 09-10-1972

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MY MOTHER WOULD TELL OF A NEW MOTHER IN THEIR TOWN IN AUSTRIA-
HUNGARY WHOSE NEW-BORN BABY CRIED CONTINUOUSLY AND WOULD NEVER BE
QUIET. THE NEW MOTHER WAS BECOMING VERY UPSET AND NERVOUS BY ALL
THE SCREAMING AND CRYING AND CRYING AND CARRYING-ON. AN OLD GYPSY
HEARD THE SCREAMING ONE DAY AND CAME UP TO THE HOUSE TO ASK IF THE
MOTHER WANTED THE BABY TO BE QUIET AND CRY ONLY WHEN HUNGRY OR WET,
AND THAT THE OLD GYPSY COULD STOP THE GENERAL CRYING. THE MOTHER
SAID YES AND WAS TOLD THAT SHE WOULD HAVE TO LEAVE THE OLD WOMAN
ALONE WITH THE BABY FOR A WHILE. THE MOTHER LEFT THE OLD WOMAN WITH
THE BABY IN THE HOUSE AND WENT OUTSIDE TO WAIT. A WHILE LATER THE
OLD GYPSY WOMAN CAME OUT WITH THE BABY AND THE BABY WAS QUIET AND
CONTENTED. THE MOTHER ASKED WHAT SHE HAD DONE WITH THE BABY, AND
THE GYPSY REPLIED THAT SHE HAD TAKEN SPIT AND RUBBED IT ON THE
BABY'S EYES WHILE SAYING SOME WORDS AND THAT THE BABY WOULD NOW BE
FINE. IT WAS JUST AS SHE SAID AND AFTER THAT THE BABY ONLY CRIED
WHEN IT WAS HUNGRY OR NEEDED TO BE CHANGED.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: OHIO ; HUNGARY ; AUSTRIA ; CLEVELAND

Subject headings: Favorites
PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439
BELIEF -- Curer

Date learned: 09-10-1972

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MY OLDER BROTHER WAS BORN IN AUSTRIA-HUNGARY IN 1905 RIGHT BEFORE
MY PARENTS CAME TO THIS COUNTRY. HE WAS JUST A FEW MONTHS OLD AND
BECAME DEATHLY ILL. AN OLD GYPSY WOMAN HEARD ABOUT HIS SICKNESS
AND CAME TO SEE MY MOTHER AND ASKED HER IF SHE WANTED MY BROTHER TO
GET WELL AND LIVE. MY MOTHER ANSWERED "YES." THE OLD GYPSY TOLD
HER THAT SHE COULD NOT INTERFERE WITH WHATEVER SHE WANTED TO DO AND
MUST LEAVE THE BABY WITH HER IN ONE ROOM OF THE HOUSE ALL NIGHT LONG
AND THAT THE BABY WOULD BE ALL RIGHT THE NEXT MORNING, BUT THAT
NEITHER MY MOTHER OR DAD SHOULD TRY TO FIND OUT WHAT SHE DID, OR
BOTHER HER THROUGH THE NIGHT REGARDLESS OF WHAT THEY MIGHT HEAR.
MY PARENTS AGREED. THAT NIGHT THEY HEARD MANY VOICES, A LOT OF
MOANING AND MANY STRANGE NOISES, THOUGH THEY DID NOT TRY AND FIND
OUT WHAT WAS GOING ON. THE NEXT MORNING THE OLD GYPSY WOMAN CAME
OUT OF THE BEDROOM WITH MY BROTHER AND HE WAS WELL AND PERFECTLY
ALL RIGHT.

Where learned: OHIO ; CLEVELAND

Subject headings: Favorites
PROSE NARRATIVE -- Witch Shaman
PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439
BELIEF -- Curer

Date learned: 09-10-1972

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IN AUSTRIA-HUNGARY IN THE PAST CENTURY THERE WAS A WOMAN WITH FIVE
CHILDREN WHO ONE DAY REFUSED A GYPSY MALE SOME FOOD OR MONEY. HE
MUTTERED SOMETHING AND WENT AWAY. THE NEXT MORNING, WHEN THE WOMAN
OPENED THE WINDOW IN HER KITCHEN - THE WINDOWS OPENED INWARDS - SHE
FOUND A DAGGER STICKING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SILL. BEFORE THE YEAR
WAS UP SHE HAD LOST ALL OF HER FIVE CHILDREN TO DEATH, EACH SEPA-
RATELY. SHE TURNED TO DRINK AND LOST HER WILL TO LIVE. HER HUSBAND
REFUSED SYMPATHY AND BEAT HER UP INSTEAD. SHE FELL, BROKE HER HIP
AND DIED SHORTLY AFTER.

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT SAYS THAT AS HER MOTHER TOLD HER THE STORY, IT WAS HER
MOTHER'S SISTER THAT THIS HAPPENED TO - THE INFORMANT'S GREAT AUNT.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

James Callow comment:

THE COLLECTOR'S GREAT AUNT?
CK[ CURSE

Where learned: OHIO ; CLEVELAND

James Callow Keyword(s): CURSE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439
BELIEF -- Magic of Speech, Sign, Color

Date learned: 09-10-1972

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JESUITS

THE YOUNGEST JESUIT IN A HOUSE IS CALLED THE BENJAMIN OF THE
HOUSE. IT IS HIS DUTY (PRIVILEGE) TO DELIVER A SERMON TO THE
COMMUNITY ON THE FEAST OF THE JESUIT SAINT, STANISLAUS KOSTKA.
ST STANISLAUS WAS ONLY A NOVICE WHEN HE DIED, AND SO IN HONOR
OF HIS YOUTH AND SANCTITY, THE PRACTICE OF HONORING THE
YOUNGEST MEMBER OF A COMMUNITY WAS BEGUN. THE CUSTOM HAS
SPECIAL SIGNIFICANCE IN HOUSES OF FORMATION WHERE THERE IS A
NOVICE COMMUNITY. THE FEAST IS ON NOVEMBER 13TH. THE INFOR-
MANT IS CURRENTLY THE BENJAMIN OF THE LANSING REILLY COMMUNITY

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439

Date learned: 09-20-1972

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LEGEND ABOUT OLD NUNS

THE OLD PRUDISH NUNS WARN THE GIRLS NEVER TO WEAR WHITE
CLOTHES. THIS, THEY SAY, REMINDS BOYS OF BEDSHEETS.

Submitter comment: I DO NOT RECALL IF THIS WAS TOLD TO ME BY OTHER GIRLS
IN HIGH SCHOOL (1964-1968) OR IT WAS ACTUALLY MENTIONED
BY THE NUNS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE ILE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439

Date learned: 10-27-1970

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JESUIT STORY

JOHNNY WAS A LITTLE BOY WHO WANTED TO BE A PRIEST, BUT HE
DIDN'T KNOW WHICH ORDER TO JOIN, SO JOHNNY WROTE TO GOD
ASKING GOD TO TELL JOHNNY WHICH COMMUNITY TO JOIN. WELL,
GOD RECEIVED THE LETTER AND WROTE BACK TO JOHNNY.
DEAR JOHNNY, (WROTE GOD)
IT DOESN'T MATTER WHICH COMMUNITY YOU JOIN BECAUSE THEY
ALL HAVE THE SAME PURPOSE--TO SERVE ME, SO YOU JUST
JOIN THE ONE YOU LIKE THE BEST.
YOURS TRULY,
GOD, S.J.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT WAS TOLD THIS STORY ON ENTERING THE JESUIT
COMMUNITY AND HE SAYS THAT THIS STORY IS TOLD TO ALL
INCOMING JESUITS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Supernatural Being
PROSE NARRATIVE -- B439

Date learned: 03-29-1971

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