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
- Introducing the Green Man
- What Was the Green Man?
- Green Man Connections: The Foliate Head
- Green Man Connections: Jack in the Green and More
More Library blog posts
- From Cornwall to the Ozarks: More May Celebrations Folklife Today
- How Robin Hood Defied King John and Brought Magna Carta to Sherwood Forest In Custodia Legis
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
“The Adventures of Robin Hood” film essay