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Mike Fink: King of Mississippi Keelboatmen. When Legends Die. Anne Troy. Where was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May? by Jean Fritz: Teacher guide (Novel units).
book by Walter Blair. Mike Fink: King of Mississippi Keelboatmen. The Mirth of a Nation: America's Great Dialect Humor.
Half horse, half alligator. the growth of the Mike Fink legend. Includes bibliographical references. Published 1977 by Arno Press in New York. Reprint of the ed. published by University of Chicago Press, Chicago. International folklore.
Half Horse Half Alligator: The Growth of the Mike Fink Legend by Walter Blair, Franklin J. Meine (pp. 377-378).
Half Horse and Half Alligator: The Growth of the Mike Fink Legend. University of Chicago Press. Walter Blair and Franklin J. Meine, "Mike Fink, King of the Mississippi Keelboatmen" New York 1933. A similar challenge may be found in Mark Twain "Life on the Mississippi". Miami Valley Vignettes.
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Song Mike Fink by Bob Dyer from digital tradition. Mike Fink is mentioned in many folklore books. Information varies as to the historical facts about Fink. His birth year is generally considered to be 1770 but could be later. He was probably born in Fort Pitt near Pittsburgh. In the 1950’s Fink was portrayed as in two episodes of the Davy Crocket miniseries Walt Disney World theme parks had Mike Fink keelboats but they were eventually phased out. Fink was portrayed mostly as a comic character. Post Civil War America was not in favor of a folk hero who was bumptious and violent. He is often associated with Davy Crocket and they are both known for brags.
Half Horse Half Alligator: The Growth of the Mike Fink Legend by Walter Blair and Franklin J. Meine. Indiana Magazine of History.