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Kelly, Rita Helen Roberts (Fa 353), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Kelly, Rita Helen Roberts (Fa 353), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 353. Paper: "Good Mothering through Breast Feeding: Observations of a Meeting of the La Leche League" written by Rita H. Kelly for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Jones, Rich (Fa 332), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Jones, Rich (Fa 332), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 332. Paper: "Folklore and Media Project on the 'Daily News' Newspaper Articles" written by Rich Jones for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Miles, Claude D. (Fa 338), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Miles, Claude D. (Fa 338), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 338. Paper: "[Folklore in 'Rolling Stone']" written by Claude D. Miles for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Siebold, Jennine Kash (Fa 343), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Siebold, Jennine Kash (Fa 343), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 343. Paper: "Whatever You Do, Don't Mention Hamloaf: Folkore in a Family Group" written by Jennine Kash Siebold for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Logsdon, Pamela Ann (Fa 334), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Logsdon, Pamela Ann (Fa 334), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 334. Paper: "A Traditional Christmas Holiday" written by Pamela Ann Logsdon for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Johnstad, Susan E. (Fa 331), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Johnstad, Susan E. (Fa 331), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 331. Paper: "The Folklore of Weddings in Bride Magazines: Where Tradition Meets Media Convention" written by Johnstad for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Medley, Joy (Fa 339), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Medley, Joy (Fa 339), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 339. Paper: "The Power of the Press: Elements of Folklore Surroudning 'The Death of Floyd Collins'" written by Medley for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Hannah, James (Fa 330), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Hannah, James (Fa 330), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 330. Paper: "Folklore and Mass Media Class Project: Looking at Folklore in the Newspaper" written by James Hannah for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Jarvis, Pat (Fa 333), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Jarvis, Pat (Fa 333), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 333. Paper: "Collection of Advertisements from 'Rolling Stone' for Folklore and Media" written by Pat Jarvis for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Levenson, Al (Fa 335), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Levenson, Al (Fa 335), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text paper (click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 335. Paper: "Frog Life: A Brief Discussion and Analysis of the Folklife of the Flying Frog Farm" written by Al Levenson for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Estes, Buck "Red" (Fa 323), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Estes, Buck "Red" (Fa 323), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 323. Cassette tape from a partially-damaged reel-to-reel tape (T-7-62-113) of Estes performing two folk songs and a "whooping" at Mammoth Cave, 4 July 1962. Also, a transcription of the material on the cassette and the New World Records compact disc 'I'm On My Journey Home: Vocal Styles and Resources in Folk Music" which contains Estes's performance.


Potter, Phyllis M. (Fa 326), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2008

Potter, Phyllis M. (Fa 326), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 326. Paper: "Psalm-singing in 17th Century New England" written by Potter for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


The Latino Population Of New York City, 2007, Laura Limonic Dec 2008

The Latino Population Of New York City, 2007, Laura Limonic

Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies

Introduction: This report provides and in-depth demographic profile of Latinos in 2007 New York City.

Methods: Data on Latinos and other racial/ethnic groups were obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, reorganized for public use by the Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, IPUMSusa. Cases in the dataset were weighted and analyzed to produce population estimates.

Results: New York City’s Latino population increased by 2.5% between 2006 and 2007. Puerto Ricans remained the largest national group among all Latinos (778,628) and 33.3% of the total Hispanic population of the City, an increase ...


Washington Heights/Inwood Demographic, Economic, And Social Transformations 1990 – 2005 With A Special Focus On The Dominican Population, Laird Bergad Dec 2008

Washington Heights/Inwood Demographic, Economic, And Social Transformations 1990 – 2005 With A Special Focus On The Dominican Population, Laird Bergad

Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies

Introduction: This report examines demographic and socioeconomic factors concerning New York City based Latinos in Washington Heights and Inwood – particularly Dominicans.

Methods: Data on Latinos and other racial/ethnic groups were obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, reorganized for public use by the Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, IPUMSusa. Cases in the dataset were weighted and analyzed to produce population estimates.

Results: Since the 1980s the upper Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights/Inwood has been transformed by the immigration of a large Latino population of whom Dominicans have been the most prominent national group. Latinos ...


Demographic, Economic, And Social Transformations In Bronx Community District 9: Parkchester, Unionport, Soundview, Castle Hill, And Clason Point, 1990 - 2006, Astrid Rodríguez Dec 2008

Demographic, Economic, And Social Transformations In Bronx Community District 9: Parkchester, Unionport, Soundview, Castle Hill, And Clason Point, 1990 - 2006, Astrid Rodríguez

Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies

Introduction: This report analyzes demographic and socioeconomic characteristics among the five largest Latino nationality groups during 1990-2006 in the NYC Community District 9 of the borough of the Bronx, which comprises the neighborhoods of Parkchester, Unionport, Soundview, Castle Hill, and Clason Point.

Methods: Data on Latinos and other racial/ethnic groups were obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, reorganized for public use by the Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, IPUMSusa. Cases in the dataset were weighted and analyzed to produce population estimates.

Results: Puerto Ricans are the largest Latino subgroup in the Bronx Community District ...


Socio-Economic And Cost Of Living Indicators Among Foreign And Domestic-Born Latino Nationalities In The New York Metropolitan Area, 2005, Howard Caro-López Dec 2008

Socio-Economic And Cost Of Living Indicators Among Foreign And Domestic-Born Latino Nationalities In The New York Metropolitan Area, 2005, Howard Caro-López

Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies

Introduction: This report focuses on comparing socio-economic conditions between foreign born and domestic born populations among the major Latino national groups in the New York City metropolitan area as of 2005.

Methods: Data on Latinos and other racial/ethnic groups were obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, reorganized for public use by the Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, IPUMSusa. Cases in the dataset were weighted and analyzed to produce population estimates.

Results: New York City Latinos lag considerably behind all other groups in terms of total family income. While median family income for non-Hispanic white ...


Mexicans In New York City, 2007: An Update, Laird Bergad Dec 2008

Mexicans In New York City, 2007: An Update, Laird Bergad

Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies

Introduction: This report examines the Mexican population of New York City in 2007.

Methods: Data on Latinos and other racial/ethnic groups were obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey, reorganized for public use by the Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, IPUMSusa. Cases in the dataset were weighted and analyzed to produce population estimates.

Results: The Mexican-origin population of New York City continued its extraordinary growth between 2005 and 2007 increasing by just over 27%, from 227,842 to 289,755 persons according to American Community Survey data for 2007 released by the U.S. Census ...


The Era Of Greed Is Over, Michael I. Niman Ph.D. Nov 2008

The Era Of Greed Is Over, Michael I. Niman Ph.D.

Michael I Niman Ph.D.

Why has socialism got such a bad rap in the US? Just check who controls the flow of information, writes Michael I. Niman


Wood, Rhonda (Fa 327), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2008

Wood, Rhonda (Fa 327), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project FA 327. Paper: "Remedies & Cures of Muhlenberg County Folks" written by Rhonda Wood for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Klimowicz, Teresa Dolores (Fa 352), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2008

Klimowicz, Teresa Dolores (Fa 352), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 352. Paper: "[Aerobics Class]" written by Teresa Dolores Klimowicz for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


A Sesquicentennial Exhibition Of Historic Garments And Textile Treasures, Sara B. Marcketti, Carmen N. Keist, Tekara Shay Stewart, Erica Michelle White Nov 2008

A Sesquicentennial Exhibition Of Historic Garments And Textile Treasures, Sara B. Marcketti, Carmen N. Keist, Tekara Shay Stewart, Erica Michelle White

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Conference Proceedings and Presentations

This presentation emphasizes the decisions regarding the selection of garments to best highlight the costume collection and gallery space and the ways in which the curators worked with the university community to promote the exhibition.


Eloquence And Reason: Creating A First Amendment Culture, Robert L. Tsai Oct 2008

Eloquence And Reason: Creating A First Amendment Culture, Robert L. Tsai

Robert L Tsai

This book presents a general theory to explain how the words in the Constitution become culturally salient ideas, inscribed in the habits and outlooks of ordinary Americans. "Eloquence and Reason" employs the First Amendment as a case study to illustrate that liberty is achieved through the formation of a common language and a set of organizing beliefs. The book explicates the structure of First Amendment language as a distinctive discourse and illustrates how activists, lawyers, and even presidents help to sustain our First Amendment belief system. When significant changes to constitutional law occur, they are best understood as the results ...


Indian Head Rock Case Set For August Trial, Kenneth Hart Oct 2008

Indian Head Rock Case Set For August Trial, Kenneth Hart

Indian Head Rock Project

Article published in the Ashland Daily Independent on the forthcoming trial related to the Indian Head Rock from October 24, 2008.


Ohio Lawyer To Join Rock Case, Kenneth Hart Oct 2008

Ohio Lawyer To Join Rock Case, Kenneth Hart

Indian Head Rock Project

An article published in the Ashland Daily Independent on the trial to have the Indian Head Rock returned to Kentucky from October 20, 2008.


Wood, Rhonda (Fa 328), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2008

Wood, Rhonda (Fa 328), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of comilation (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 328. Compilation: "Tales of Tales of Tales" by the eighth grade class, Hughes-Kirk High School in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, under the direction of Rhonda Wood.


Sturgeon, Laurie (Fa 324), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2008

Sturgeon, Laurie (Fa 324), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 324. Paper: "Goebel Twyman: The Fiddle Player and His Continuing Music" written by Sturgeon for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Angle, Dennis Paul (Fa 319), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2008

Angle, Dennis Paul (Fa 319), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Collection 319. Paper: "A Partial Ethnography of the Bowling Green Fire Department" written by Dennis Paul Angle for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Pratt, Claudia M. (Fa 325), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2008

Pratt, Claudia M. (Fa 325), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 325. Paper: "Let's Go Visit the Pratts: An Investigation of the Folklore of the Pratt Family" written by Claudia M. Pratt for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Deatherage, Jamie (Fa 312), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2008

Deatherage, Jamie (Fa 312), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 312. Paper: "[Ziggy]" written by Jamie Deatherage for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Edsell, Denise (Fa 310), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2008

Edsell, Denise (Fa 310), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 310. Paper: "'Bazooka Joe' Proverbs" written by Denise Edsell for a Western Kentucy University folk studies class.