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Milk

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

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Charm beginning 'Tha glug a seo tha glag a seo' and accompanying custom, c1872

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/16
Scope and Contents Charm beginning 'Tha glug a seo tha glag a seo' and accompanying custom which states that it was said to keep others from taking away the torradh [milk profit] as no one would want anything which was dirty. The charm is composed of six lines. The text has been scored through in pencil and over it in ink is written 'Trans[cribed] No III p[age] 203 A[lexander] A[rchibald] C[armichael] Creagorry 8/10 1875'. [Creag Ghoraidh/Creagorry, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula].
Dates: c1872

Charm entitled 'Eolas a Chrannachain', 25 November 1880

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW7/42
Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'Eolas a Chrannachain' collected from Margaret Macdonald, age 80, Howgearry, North Uist [Hogha Gearraidh/Hogharry, Uibhist a Tuath] beginning 'Tha glug a seo tha glag a seo' which was said while churning, keeping in time with the loinid [churn-staff]. The second part of the charm, which is said while finishing the churning begins 'Thuig a storm thuig'. A note in the margin reads 'Action song'.
Dates: 25 November 1880

Charm entitled 'Ora rinn Moire', 7 April 1875

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/88
Scope and Contents Charm entitled 'Ora rinn Moire' collected from Raon[a]id Stewart [Rachel Stewart], Baileshear [Baile Shear/Baleshare, Uibhist a Tuath/North Uist] beginning 'Ora rinn Moire dha na chaoil bhoc eir urlar a ghlinn'. Written across the text in ink is 'Transcribed B[ook] III p[age] 126.
Dates: 7 April 1875

Charm for counteracting the stealing of milk profit, 3 January 1872

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW90/10
Scope and Contents Charm probably collected in Gramasdail/Gramsdale, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula for counteracting the stealing of milk profit in which pins are stuck in the bubbles of boiling milk, which has had its profit stolen, and a handful of thatch is placed on the lintel of the door. This was thought to restore the profit to the milk.
Dates: 3 January 1872

Custom and saying entitled 'Spilling Milk', 1895

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/60
Scope and Contents Custom and saying recorded by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Spilling Milk' describing how if someone spilt milk they would say 'Coma libh dheth tha bial feumach a feathamh air' [It doesn't matter, there's a needy mouth waiting for it] and that the thirsty party would get their thirst quenched. Text has been scored thorugh as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1895

Extraordinary Development of Milk Veins, 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/916
Scope and Contents Photograph of a cow's udder showing the extraordinary development of the milk veins in the mid-20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

Milkmen [Buenos Aires, Argentina], 1870s-1930s

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Identifier: Coll-1434/1075
Scope and Contents Photograph of a milkmen in Buenos Aires, Argentina in the early 20th century. A man sits on a horse that has milk cannisters attached to the saddle that is next to another man standing next to a horse with milk cannisters in a street.
Dates: 1870s-1930s