Barrett, S. A. (Samuel Alfred), 1879-1965. The army worm: a food of the Pomo Indians

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: The army worm: a food of the Pomo Indians

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Essays in anthropology presented to A. L. Kroeber, edited by Robert H. Lowie

Published By: Original publisher Essays in anthropology presented to A. L. Kroeber, edited by Robert H. Lowie Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 1936. 1-5 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Samuel A. Barrett

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Pomo (NS18)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Fauna (136); Collecting (222); Food preparation (252); Diet (262);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document deals with the use of the army worm as a source of food supply among the Pomo Indians. Interesting details are given by the author on the unique traps used by the Pomo in collecting these worms, as well as on the insects themselves (i.e., feeding habits, etc.). Data are also given on the preparation and preservation of these army worms for food.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 20

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. ns18-020

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1904

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle ; 1960

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1904

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Russian River area, northern California , United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Pomo Indians

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