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Legends and lore of southern Illinois

Allen, John W.

Legends and lore of southern Illinois

by Allen, John W.

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- Illinois,
  • Legends -- Illinois,
  • Illinois -- Social life and customs -- Anecdotes,
  • Illinois -- History, Local -- Anecdotes,
  • Illinois -- Biography -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn W. Allen.
    GenreAnecdotes, Biography
    SeriesShawnee classics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF541.6 .A44 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23945001M
    ISBN 100809329670, 0809385651
    ISBN 109780809329670, 9780809385652
    LC Control Number2009047766

      This is the first of three books from Willis on Ohio’s legends and lore, so stay tuned! Central Ohio Legends & Lore, James A. Willis, , pp, trade paperback, $ Chris Woodyard is the author of The Victorian Book of the Dead, The Ghost Wore Black, The Headless Horror, The Face in the Window, and the 7-volume Haunted Ohio series. Folder 1: It Happened in Southern Illinois, reworked carbon drafts Folder 2: Legends & Lore, by John W. Allen, draft, pp. (including a review by Robert A. Waller, University of Illinois) Folder 3: Legends & Lore II, John W. Allen, draft, pp. Folder 4: Legends & Lore II, John W. Allen, draft, pp.

    Published in 49 monthly issues over the span of four years, the Legends and Lore of Illinois presented Illinois ghostlore in an exciting, informative, and occasionally controversial format. While providing important historical background on your favorite haunted places, the Legends and Lore . Herbert Russell leafs through his new book, “The State of Southern Illinois.” he book explores — and debunks — many myths and legends of the region.

      Illinois Massachusetts New Jersey Florida Texas Virginia North Carolina Washington Apache Legends & Lore of Southern New Mexico: From the Sacred Mountain New Mexico Book of the Undead: Goblin & Ghoul Folklore. The Ghostly Tales of Charleston. The Ghostly Tales of Michigan's West Coast. The Ghostly Tales of Pittsburgh.   The book Legends and Lore of Southern Illinois claims the region got its name after a hard frost in forced northern Illinois farmers to travel south to buy feed for their livestock. Like the.


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Originally published inLegends & Lore of Southern Illinois brings together a selection of these articles preserving a valuable body of significant local history and cultural lore. During territorial times and early statehood, southern Illinois was the most populous and most influential part of the state/5(9).

Originally published inLegends & Lore of Southern Illinois brings together a selection of these articles preserving a valuable body of significant local history and cultural lore. During territorial times and early statehood, southern Illinois was the most populous and most influential part of the by: 4.

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Originally published inLegends & Lore of Southern Illinois brings together a selection of these articles preserving a valuable body of significant local history and cultural lore.

During territorial times and early statehood, southern Illinois was the most populous and most influential part of the state. Illinois is home to many urban legends and myths dating back centuries. We've compiled a list of some of the most notorious examples.

These 10 Urban Legends In Illinois Will Keep You Awake At Night. There’s a little chill in the air, football season is upon us, and the stores already have out displays for a certain holiday at the end of October. The lore might consist of current tales, forgotten stories, or even Secret lore that has never been widely known.

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Illinois - History, Places, People, and Legends. From the major metropolitan city of Chicago, where you can find all manner of museums, night-life, arts, entertainment and sophistication; to the small farming communities along old Ro you will enjoy your visit through Illinois.

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These tales represent only a fraction of the treasury which is the folklore of Illinois. This fascinating aspect of our state's ethnic and cultural heritage will survive only if we care enough to make a conscientious effort to preserve it. [Source: John J. Dunphy. June "Legends and Lore of West Central Illinois." Springhouse.

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HAPPENED IN. SOUTHERN. ILLINOIS. John W. Allen. HERE IS A WELCOME addition to the collection of stories and folkways about Soutrhern Illinois found in John Allen's Legends & Lore of Southern books, diaries, old letters, legal records, and from personal observations and experience, Mr.

Allen has written and compiled this grouping of articles .