Tag Archives: South


Dumb southerners

Main piece: A common stereotype is that people from the Southeast are fat, uneducated, racist rednecks. Context: The informant (S) is originally from Marietta, Georgia, and their lineage traces back to Germany on both sides of their family. They are a high school student about to graduate and head off to Boston for college. They… Continue Reading »

The University of Mississippi, Football Game Attire

Title: The University of Mississippi, Football Game Attire Category: Legend Informant: Evan A. Lewis Nationality: American, caucasian Age: Upper 80s Occupation: Retired— Radio Broadcaster, Laundry Mat Owner, Koren War Vet, etc. Residence: 5031 Mead Drive/ Doylestown PA, 18902 (Suburban Home) Date of Collection: 4/08/18 Description: The tradition of dressing up for football games has been… Continue Reading »

Carrollton Courthouse

Title: Carrollton Courthouse Category: Legend, Ghost-Story Informant: Evan A. Lewis Nationality: American, caucasian Age: Upper 80s Occupation: Retired— Radio Broadcaster, Laundry Mat Owner, Koren War Vet, etc. Residence: 5031 Mead Drive/ Doylestown PA, 18902 (Suburban Home) Date of Collection: 4/08/18 Description: Henry Wells was a former slave released from bonds immediately following the outcome of… Continue Reading »

Bateman House

Title: Bateman House Category: Legend, Ghost-Story Informant: Evan A. Lewis Nationality: American, caucasian Age: Upper 80s Occupation: Retired— Radio Broadcaster, Laundry Mat Owner, Koren War Vet, etc. Residence: 5031 Mead Drive/ Doylestown PA, 18902 (Suburban Home) Date of Collection: 4/08/18 Description: In the mid 19th century just before the outbreak of the Civil War, Nellie… Continue Reading »

Waverley Mansion

Title: Waverley Mansion Category: Legend, Ghost-Story Informant: Evan A. Lewis Nationality: American, caucasian Age: Upper 80s Occupation: Retired— Radio Broadcaster, Laundry Mat Owner, Koren War Vet, etc. Residence: 5031 Mead Drive/ Doylestown PA, 18902 (Suburban Home) Date of Collection: 4/08/18 Description: After purchasing the mansion for renovation around the early 1960s, Mrs. Snow began noticing… Continue Reading »