Brown Mountain lights / Julie Homer, 1966 January 12
Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Item 188.8.131.52.3.1
Scope and Contents note
Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Julie Homer, who collected information from Malcolm Johnson. Lights seen moving through the mountians are attributed to the ghost of a negro slave who is searching for evidence of his master's death so that he can inherit his master's property.
- 1966 January 12
Conditions Governing Access note
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Collection of supernatural non-religious legends must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Informant was male.
Creator's sex is unknown.
Collector was female.
Collector-informant relationship unknown.
Item collected in Brown Mountains, North Carolina.