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New York Folklore Quarterly, Vol. III, No. 2, Summer 1947

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NEW YORK FOLKLORE QUARTERLY
Vol. III, No. 2, Summer, 1947
CONTENTS

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Editor’s Page 90 President’s Page 91

ARTICLES
   

Our Forefathers Tackle an Epidemy—The Cholera of 1832

Samuel Hopkins Adams
93

The Jersey Devil and Other Legends of the Jersey Shore

Henry Charlton Beck
102

Cave Lore of the Taconics

Clay Perry
107

Ghosts of the Schenectady Area

Duane Featherstonhaugh
115

Peter Parrott and His Songs
Edith Cutting 124

A Snake Tale from Northern New York
John Witthoft 134

GLORY HOLE
   

Matthias the Imposter
Robert B. Pattison 138

Celebration of July 4, 1811
Ethelyn Weller 141

A Ballad of Salmon River

Frank Bowman
145

The Strange Disappearance of George Pierce

Howard C. Timmerman
148

Blues in Manhattan

Edgar B. O’Hara
150

John Duncan’s Bear

George W. Walter
153

DEPARTMENTS
   

Folklore in the Schools: Selected Bibliography for High School Students
Eugenia L. Millard 155

Correspondence
  164

Farm Lore: Herb Remedies
Catherine Relihan 166

City Billet

Elaine Lambert Lewis
170

Contributors
  180




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