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Children

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

Indian Fruit (A Study), 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/3035
Scope and Contents Photograph of a little Indian boy sitting on the ground watching a little Indian girl pluck a piece of fruit from a tree in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Indian Way of Carrying Children, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1271
Scope and Contents Portrait photograph of an Indian woman in Mexico carrying her young child in a sling on her back in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

List of personal names, 1877

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/80
Scope and Contents List entitled 'Curious Names' with names of people mostly from Harris including a story about a girl called Connaich [Connie/Constance] because the mother had lost all her children who were girls and a voice told her to call the next female child 'Connaich' and it would survive. The story is also repeated in Gaelic. Names mentioned are 'Tortlach', 'Tirfail' for Dorsody ['Diorbhail' for Dorothy], 'Bhorgach' for Vorcanda, 'Beanti' for Sophia, and 'Slainte' for Selina.
Dates: 1877

Matabele Youngsters, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1178
Scope and Contents Photograph of four Matabele [Ndebele] children in traditional dress standing in front of a tree and some huts in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Negrette and the Children of James Reid, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/691
Scope and Contents Photograph of Negrette and James Reid's children with two dogs on the lawn in front of a house in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Note about breid an crannaig, c1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/77
Scope and Contents Note about breid an crannaig, that it 'was the crosgaoileit worn on infants a triangular pice of cloth on on[e] side of the head on m[arried] women'.
Dates: c1872

Note about not allowing children to walk in the middle of the road, July 1909

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/29
Scope and Contents Note about not allowing children to walk in the middle of the road 'at night lest a funeral should meet them. To avoid machines on the road'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: July 1909

Note about plants used as cures for ailments, 1885

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW87/65
Scope and Contents Note about plants used as cures for ailments in Uist [Uibhist] including 'An Leòdan', which is found in lakes, is brought home in its own water, boiled, dried and used for 'coilleasaichean' and 'Na Ruiceaidean', which are lumps 'the size of the pipits egg' growing on the lower rib.
Dates: 1885

Note about torran an tiodhlacaidh [infants' burial ground], September 1909

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/124
Scope and Contents Note about torran an tiodhlacaidh [infants' burial ground] where still born unbaptised children are buried. The note states that the one at Alligin Shuas is a bracken knoll in a field at Bràigh Beag and that there are several in the district including one at Diabagan and one at Shieldeag [Wester Alligin, Braebeg, Diabaig and Sìldeag/Shieldaig, all Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: September 1909

Notes, story and rhyme relating to burials and archaeological finds on Lismore, September 1870

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW106/38
Scope and Contents Notes, story and rhyme relating to burials and archaeological finds on Lios Mòr/Lismore, Earra Ghàidheal/Argyllshire probably collected from John Roy, including the location of Eaglais Mhaoluag [St Moluag's Cathedral] at 'Borstain na croise on top of the croise'. This church burned down while people were in it and the bones all washed down to Eala [Clach na h-Ealaidh]. The Eala is noted as being a refuge for criminals and north of it a large unsculpted stone was found with 'a few skel[e]t[ons]...
Dates: September 1870