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Pow wowing, folk cures, bleeding, backwards, Bible, headache, rheumatism, toothache, cows


A typed term paper entitled, "Pow-Wow", completed at Franklin and Marshall College by John D. Trout III, dating from circa 1950. Within, Trout details a variety of pow-wow cures he learned during his fieldwork in Lancaster, Berks and Chester County, Pennsylvania, ranging from cures for toothache to a method to relieve bloated cows.

Corresponds to:

Packet 592


Lancaster, Pennsylvania



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Folklore Term Paper: Pow-wow



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