Discusses old crafts and folk skills, from covered bridge building to quiltmaking, as well as the legends and lore of Indiana.
FOREWORD I. OLD CRAFTS AND SKILLS 1. Dry Stone Walling: Patricia Mastick 2. Joseph J. Daniels and Joseph A. Britton: Parke CountyOs Covered Bridge Builders: John M. Vlach 3. A Quiltmaker and Her Art: Sandra K.D. Stahl II. PLACE NAMES AND ORAL HISTORY 4. Traditions of the DevilOs Hollows by John A. Gutowski 5. HangmanOs Crossing: Jeffrey Schrink and Frances Schrink III. FOLK BELIEF, MEDICINE, AND MAGIC 6. The Miracle of String Measurement: Barbara Ann Townsend and Donald Allport Bird 7. Root Doctors and Psychics in the Region: Elon A . Kulii 8. A Porter County Seer by Sheryl Pisarski IV. HORROR STORIES 9. The Hatchet Man: Sylva Grider 10. The House of Blue Lights in Indianapolis: Linda Degh V. GHOSTS IN THE HOUSE AND ON THE ROAD 11. Mary Whales, I Believe in You: Janet Langlois 12. The Big Tunnel: Gary Hall 13. The Chain on the Tombstone: William M. Clements 14. The Ghost of the Doctor and a Vacant Fraternity House: James Gary Lecocq 15. The Walking Coffin: William H. Clements Bibliography of Indiana Folklore by Nikolai Burlakoff and Carl Lindahl Index
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 22nd November 1980
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.18 x 13.82
Weight (kg): 0.43