DIVFrank C. Brown organized the North Carolina Folklore Society in 1913. Both Dr. Brown and the Society collected stores from individualsaaBrown through his classes at Duke University and through his summer expeditions in the North Carolina mountains, and the Society by interviewing its membersaaand also levied on the previous collections made by friends and members of the Society. The result was a large mass of texts and notes assembled over a period of nearly forty years and covering every aspect of local tradition./divThe well-known reference to a patch of aquot;blue sky big enough to make a Dutchman a pair of pants, aquot; etc., is treated under No. ... South: Puckett, 518 (if there is enough blue sky in the west to make an old womana#39;s apron it will aquot;fair offaquot; [Negro] ) a Kentucky: Thomas, No. ... 554 (if the sky brightens after a rain and there is sufficient blue in the north to make a shirt for a sailor, the weather will become clear) ; No.
|Title||:||The Frank C. Brown Collection of NC Folklore|
|Author||:||Newman Ivey White, Wayland D. Hand|
|Publisher||:||Duke University Press - 1977-04-29|