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A BLACK CUSTOM KNOWN TO MY FATHER IS THAT ALCOHOLIC DRINKS
SHOULD NEVER BE CONSUMED IMMEDIATELY BEFORE, DURING OR AFTER, EATING
ANY KIND OF MELON.

Submitter comment: BLACK CUSTOM

Where learned: DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): AFRO-AMERICAN

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Plant food Fruit
Food Drink -- Alcoholic beverage
BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 00001940S

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WEATHER BELIEF

A BLACK BELIEF IS THAT BLACKS HAVE A GREATER SUSCEPTIBILITY TO
PNEUMONIA WHEN IT RAINS AND ARE BEST PROTECTED FROM THIS BY
WEARING A HAT.

Submitter comment: BLACK CUSTOM

Where learned: DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): AFRO-AMERICAN

Subject headings: ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Dress Head
BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness
BELIEF -- Weather sign or control

Date learned: 00001940S

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