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

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Swan Pond in the Alameda Porfirio Diaz, Monterey, [Mexico], 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/2960
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Photograph of swans swimming on the swan pond inthe Alameda Porfirio Diaz in Monterey, [Mexico] in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Tale entitled 'A Chaora Ghlas', 1861

Identifier: Coll-97/CW109/23
Scope and Contents Tale entitled 'A Chaora Ghlas' probably collected in An t-Eilean Sgitheanach/Isle of Skye. A farmer is out by the shore when he sees a beautiful swan. Instead of shooting it, he catches it and it tells him that a grey sheep will become head of the flock. The [swan] will bear a lamb, that lamb will bear a girl and the girl will bring you much happiness. The sheep's daughter had many suitors but the nurse was vexed because none of them would look at her daughter. The nurse served food to the...
Dates: 1861