Aunt Sally's Policy Players Dream Book and Aunt Sally's Lucky Dream Spiritual SuppliesA curiosity of hoodoo magic for gambling luck , "Aunt Sally's Policy Players Dream Book" consists of nine separate alphabetical lists of objects and situations found in dreams with interpretations and lucky numbers for playing policy, an illegal and now obsolete lottery once popular in the black community. Also included is a reprint of a 19th century French divination system called the "Oraculum or Book of Fate," based on an old Arabic system of sand-divination commonly called geomancy. The author is unknown, but in the first edition, the copyright was claimed by Henry J. Later acsimile editions were printed by I. The image shown here is from a facsimile edition published during the s. The cover depicts a thin, gap-toothed old black woman in a head scarf, shawl, calico blouse, and apron.
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Sign up for our newsletters! His father built space weapons in secret for Lockheed. His mother constructed Catholicism in a brand new home. His school and church and television set all assured that he belonged to a chosen people, a "blue sky tribe" showing the rest of America the way to the future. This is a highly personal remembrance of a rather ordinary family; one that today seems not to have heralded the future, but to have lived within an artificial bubble that has burst. This is also a communal memoir , a weaving in of the people from Wernher von Braun to June Lockhart to Steve Wozniak and events from Sputnik to Vietnam to Star Wars that bind the tribe's imagination. One strand running throughout Blue Sky Dream follows the rise of aerospace as it surpasses the auto industry in employment, becomes an icon of national prestige, founders on the moral crisis of Vietnam, and bleeds millions of disillusioned workers in the layoffs of the s.
Although the most popular of hoodoo magic dream books for gambling luck is "Aunt Sally's Policy Players Dream Book," there have been and continue to be numerous other dream books containing alphabetical lists of objects and situations found in dreams, accompanied by interpretations and lucky numbers for playing policy and other forms of lottery. These books are primarily published for the use of gamblers in the black and Latin American and communities of the United States. More general information about dream books, policy wheels, and lottery betting will be found in the page about "Aunt Sally's Policy Players Dream Book" -- but this page is devoted to what is known to me about the dream books that were written and published by Herbert Gladstone Parris, also known as Professor De Herbert and Professor Uriah Konje, an African American author and publisher. First, here is a list, in chronological order of publication, of Parris's lottery dream books. All of these dream books achieved national distribution and were kept continually in print throughout the 20th century. Books written as by Konje, Prof.