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Folk culture on St. Helena Island, South Carolina / by Guy B. Johnson.

Author/Creator:
Johnson, Guy Benton, 1901-1991.
Publication:
Chapel Hill : University of North Caroliina Press, 1930.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xi, 183 p. : music).
Series:
University of North Carolina. Social study series
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Subjects:
African Americans -- Folklore.
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Saint Helena Island -- Music -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- South Carolina -- Saint Helena Island.
Folklore -- South Carolina -- Saint Helena Island.
Sea Islands Creole dialect.
Saint Helena Island (S.C.).
Contents:
Gullah: the dialect of the negroes of St. Helena Island.
Folk songs of St. Helena.
Folklore from St. Helena Island.
Notes:
Includes music (unaccompanied melodies).
This volume, together with Black yeomanry by T. J. Woofter, jr., and A social history of the Sea Islands by Guion G. Johnson, has grown out of a study of Negro culture on St. Helena Island, S. C., made under the joint auspices of the Institute for Research in Social Science of the University of North Carolina and the Social Science Research Council. Pref.
Bibliography: p. 174-179.
OCLC:
320952878