Collections Spotlight: The Green Man, Jack in the Green & Robin Hood

Learn about the Green Man, a figure from traditional folk culture, in this series of posts from the Library of Congress Folklife Today blog. Then click the links to related resources from the Library’s digital collections.

Green Man Folklife Today blog posts

More Library blog posts

Historical newspaper resources

Page about Jack in the Green in Curiosities of Popular Customs and of Rites, Ceremonies, Observances, and Miscellaneous Antiquities 1898

Robin Hood ebook

Books about Robin Hood

Robin Hood and His Merry Men map

Robin Hood sheet music

“The Adventures of Robin Hood” film essay

How Robin Hood Defied King John and Brought Magna Carta to Sherwood Forest