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New York Folklore Vol. 4. Nos. 1-4, 1978
Utica Project Issue
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NEW YORK FOLKLORE
Vol. 4, Nos. 1-4, Summer-Winter 1978
CONTENTS
Utica Project Issue

Introduction to the Utica Project Issue Susan G. Davis 1

Image and Imagination: How an Ethnic Community Sees Itself

Linnie H. Thuma
7

Photographic Documentation of a Polish-American Community
Peter Hartmann and Marc Tull 21

Women’s Roles in a Company Town: New York Mills, 1900-1951
Susan G. Davis 35

Folk Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Pediatrics in Utica, New York
Karyl McIntosh 49

Evil Eye Beliefs Collected in Utica, New York

Peter Hartman and Karyl McIntosh
60

Pierogi- and Babka-Making at St. Mary’s

Elizabeth Goldstein and Gail Green
71

Kosher Brownies for Passover
Marc Tull 81

Old-fashioned Polish Weddings in Utica, New York
Susan G. Davis 89

Utica’s Polka Music Tradition
Susan G. Davis 103

Teaching and Collecting Folklore at St. Mary’s School

Peg Korsmo Kennon, Libby Mahoney and Marcia Britton Wolter
125

Contributors
  148


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“This special issue of New York Folklore is made up of papers written by folklore seminar students at the Cooperstown Graduate Programs during 1978, the first year of a survey of urban and ethnic group folklore in Utica, New York. Supervised by Dr. Bruce R. Buckley and Dr. Roderick J. Roberts, the Utica Project is a departure from the Cooperstown emphasis on rural fieldwork...”From the Introduction by Susan G. Davis, Special Issue Editor



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