William Gropper, America, it's folklore, 1946. Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.
William Gropper's 1946 map of American folklore includes real people who reached legendary status and invented figures. This article identifies each folk hero represented in the map.
These websites offer collections of folklore and fairy tales from around the world. Some sites are devoted to stories from all cultures, while others cover just one region or tale. This is just an introduction to the material available on the web. See the "Think about..." box on the lower left of this page for help evaluating websites you visit.
These websites offer background, interpretation, and criticism of folklore, fairy tales, myths, and legends.