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Heroes, outlaws & funny fellows of American popular tales

Author: Olive Beaupré Miller; Richard Bennett
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, Doran, 1939.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
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Miller, Olive Beaupré.
Heroes, outlaws & funny fellows of American popular tales.
New York, Doubleday, Doran, 1939
(OCoLC)619750116
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olive Beaupré Miller; Richard Bennett
OCLC Number: 166291
Description: x, 332 pages : illustrations, color map on lining papers ; 24 cm
Contents: Captain Kidd and his buried treasure : a story of New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and New England --
Lord Timothy Dexter, First Lord of "Amercay" : a story of Newburyport, Massachusetts --
Old Stormalong : a yarn of the Yankee soldiers on the Maine to Massachusetts coast --
When witches rode broomsticks : a legend of New England --
Dutch adventures in Old New York : yarns and legends of the Dutch retold after Washington Irving --
Christmas in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania : a story told by Czech and German settlers from Moravia --
Old Johnny Appleseed : a tale of Ohio and Indiana --
Mike Fink and the outlaws of Cave-in-Rock : a story told by the boatmen of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers --
A Twelfth Night prank in Cahokia : a folk tale of the French in Illinois and Missouri --
The pirate La Fitte and his ghost : a popular tale of Illinois and Missouri --
The bell witch : a folk tale of North Carolina, Tennessee, and Mississippi --
John Henry's contest with the big steam drill : a story of West Virginia told from the ballads of the railroad builders --
The crazy doings of a funny fellow among the Pennsylvania Germans : told from articles written in Pennsylvania German by T.H. Harter --
Heroes of the coal mines : told from tales and songs of the anthracite miners of Pennsylvania --
John Buck, the big Norwegian sailor : a story of the Green Bay Islands off Wisconsin and Michigan --
Big Paul Bunyan and his blue ox, Babe : a tall tale of the forests of Maine, Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota as told by loggers in the lumber camps --
The Cardiff Giant : a favorite story by old timers in Iowa --
The sad story of Febold Feboldson and his enormous load of sand : a popular tale of Nebraska --
The traveling courthouse : a yarn of the Kansas county seat wars --
Kemp Morgan, the hero of the oil fields : a tale told by the oil drillers of Oklahoma and Texas --
Pecos Bill, the cowboy : a tall tale of Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado as told by American cowboys --
Don José's sheep : a folk tale from the Spanish of the Mexicans in New Mexico --
Finn MacCool, the greatest of civil engineers : a tale of the Grand Canyon of Arizona as told by Irish work gangs and civil engineers --
Joaquin, the robber : story of the California Gold Rush --
Paul Bunyan goes west : a tall tale of North Dakota, Oregon, and Washington.
Responsibility: by Olive Beaupre Miller ; illustrated by Richard Bennett.

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