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Feintuch, Burt, 1949-2018 (Fa 1315), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2019

Feintuch, Burt, 1949-2018 (Fa 1315), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1315. Collection of folklife and folk arts by Burt Feintuch, ethnographer of traditional music and professor of folk studies at Western Kentucky University (WKU) from 1975 to 1988. Includes the session materials from the Folklife and the Public Sector: Assessment and Prognosis Conference at WKU, 1985, along with the manuscript and proof pages from his book Kentucky Folkmusic. Recordings of musicians and singers and interviews with the same in Barren, LaRue, Logan, Marshall, Metcalfe, Monroe, Muhlenburg, Todd, and Warren counties in Kentucky and Warren County, Tennessee.


Carroll, Julianne And Emily Hudson (Fa 1219), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2018

Carroll, Julianne And Emily Hudson (Fa 1219), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 1219. National Register of Historic Places nomination form to register the Cedar Ridge Historic District in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Completed by Julianne Carroll and Emily Hudson, the application includes history, classification, maps, photographs, and other documentation regarding the 43 single and multi-family structures in the neighborhood, the earliest dating from 1920.


Reynolds, V. Lynn (Fa 1217), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2018

Reynolds, V. Lynn (Fa 1217), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 1217. National Register of Historic Places nomination form to expand the boundaries of the College Hill National Register District in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Completed by V. Lynn Reynolds in 1994, the application includes history, classification, maps, photographs, and other documentation regarding the 33 structures in the initial College Hill National Register District established in 1979; 115 structures were added in 1994 and one more in 1996. A survey inventory updated in July 2003 is also included along with Kentucky Historic Resources Individual Survey forms from 2006. Small color photos are not of ...


Trafton, Paula Burt (Fa 1214), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2018

Trafton, Paula Burt (Fa 1214), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 1214. National Register of Historic Places nomination form for Taylor Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Completed by Paula Burt Trafton, the application includes history, classification, maps, photographs, and other documentation regarding the church.


Intro To Folk Studies Oral History Project (Fa 1206), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2018

Intro To Folk Studies Oral History Project (Fa 1206), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1206. Collection consists of interviews conducted by students in Barry Kaufkins’ Introduction to Folk Studies (FLK 276) class at WKU. Students conducted interviews with various family members, friends, and coworkers. Topics include childhood memories, cultural traditions, professional responsibilities, and other issues relating to personal narratives. Collection also contains brief summaries of subjects covered in the interviews. Audio recordings of the interviews that were recorded and submitted are stored in the WKU Sound Archives.


Foodways (Fa 1202), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2018

Foodways (Fa 1202), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1202. Collection of papers written by students in Professor Barry Kaufkins’ Foodways class (FLK/ANTH 388) at Western Kentucky University. While a majority of the papers focus on Easter traditions, other topics of note include immigrant foodways traditions, fundraising efforts, community organizations, tailgating, and sorority life. Papers also include photographs taken by students.


Bowling Green, Kentucky Bosnia Oral History Project (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2018

Bowling Green, Kentucky Bosnia Oral History Project (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1137. Collection of interviews, transcripts, photographs, and additional materials, gathered by the Kentucky Folklife Program in partnership with the Bowling Green Bosnian community, relating to the 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina sponsored by Western Kentucky University.


Herndon, Bernice (Fa 1135), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2018

Herndon, Bernice (Fa 1135), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1135. Student paper titled “Negro Spirituals” in which Bernice Herndon gathers together 21 hymns sung by congregants at several African American Baptist churches located in Bowling Green. Herndon also collected spirituals from family, friends, and neighbors.


Community Heritage Day - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Fa 1130), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2018

Community Heritage Day - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Fa 1130), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1130. Collection contains flyers and digital photographs taken at the Community Heritage Day event held on 4 November 2017 at the Kentucky Building in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The event—sponsored by the Kentucky Folklife Program, WKU Library Special Collections, the Kentucky Museum, and a National Endowment for the Humanities Common Heritage grant—invited the general public to bring in items that were “significant to your family or our community story.” Materials were digitized, uploaded onto flash drives, and given to participants for personal, long-term accessibility. Note that Item 29 and Item 30 are ...


Lee, James C. (Fa 857), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2016

Lee, James C. (Fa 857), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 857. Paper: “The Negro Church” which covers various aspects of the African American church experience, including songs, leadership, and self-expression. Titles and song lyrics are provided from the Eleventh Street Baptist Church in Bowling Green, Kentucky. This project was conducted by James C. Lee for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Interview With Nermin Peimanović (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2016

Interview With Nermin Peimanović (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Nermin Peimanović conducted by Virginia Siegel and Brent Bjorkman on 24 February 2016 at the Pioneer Log Cabin as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Azmir Husić (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2016

Interview With Azmir Husić (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Azmir Husić conducted by Brent Bjorkman on 23 February 2016 at Husić's place of business as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Senida Husić (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2016

Interview With Senida Husić (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Senida Husić conducted by Virginia Siegel on 22 February 2016 at the home of Husić as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Mujo Music (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2016

Interview With Mujo Music (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Mujo Music conducted by Virginia Siegel on 29 January 2016 at the Pioneer Log Cabin as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Sadeta Hodzic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2016

Interview With Sadeta Hodzic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Sadeta Hodzic conducted by Kate Horigan on 29 January 2016 at Cravens Library as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Muhamed Hasanovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2016

Interview With Muhamed Hasanovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Muhamed Hasanovic conducted by Brent Bjorkman on 24 January 2016 at the Pioneer Log Cabin as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Amer Salihovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2016

Interview With Amer Salihovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Amer Salihovic conducted by Virginia Siegel on 21 January 2016 at the Pioneer Log Cabin as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Senida Husic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Interview With Senida Husic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Senida Husic conducted by Kate Horigan on 11 November 2015 at the Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Nermin Peimanovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Interview With Nermin Peimanovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Nermin Peimanovic conducted by Brent Bjorkman on 9 November 2015 at the WKYU NPR studios as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Denis Hodzic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Interview With Denis Hodzic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Denis Hodzic conducted by Brent Bjorkman on 6 November 2015 at the WKU PBS station as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Adisa Omerovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Interview With Adisa Omerovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Adisa Omerovic conducted by Ann Ferrell on 5 November 2015 in Bowling Green as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio files of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Amer Salihovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Interview With Amer Salihovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Amer Salihovic conducted by Virginia Siegel on 3 November 2015 at the Pioneer Log Cabin as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Senida Husic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Interview With Senida Husic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Senida Husic conducted by Kate Horigan on 2 November 2015 at the Ivan Wilson Center for Fine Arts as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Adisa Omerovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2015

Interview With Adisa Omerovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Adisa Omerovic conducted by Ann Ferrell on 21 October 2015 at the Pioneer Log Cabin as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Senida Husic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2015

Interview With Senida Husic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Senida Husic conducted by Kate Horigan on 21 October 2015 at the Pioneer Log Cabin as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Interview With Amer Salihovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2015

Interview With Amer Salihovic (Fa 1137), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcript of oral history interview with Amer Salihovic conducted by Virginia Siegel on 21 October 2015 at the Pioneer Log Cabin as part of Western Kentucky University's 2017 International Year of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Click on "Additional Files" to access the audio file of the recorded interview. File may take several minutes to download.


Kentucky Folklife Festivals - Files (Fa 746), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2015

Kentucky Folklife Festivals - Files (Fa 746), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Collection 746. This collection contains documentation of various folklife related festivals held within the state of Kentucky that were documented by folklorist Bob Gates. the ones documented in this collection include the Discovery Festival in Mt. Vernon, the International Festival in Bowling Green, the River Folk Arts Festival in Louisville, “A Day in the Country” Festival, the Horse Cave Heritage Festival in Horse Cave, the Ganesha Festival in Louisville, and the Watermelon Festival in Tompkinsville. There are also slides in Folder 6 that document the Michigan Folklife Festival.


Carroll, Julianne (Fa 615), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Carroll, Julianne (Fa 615), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 615. This collection includes interviews and information about six Bosnians who immigrated to Bowling Green, Kentucky. Only four interviews were actually recorded.


Wilson, Alexander Gordon, 1888-1970 (Mss 445), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Wilson, Alexander Gordon, 1888-1970 (Mss 445), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 445. Correspondence, published and unpublished writing, and research of Alexander Gordon Wilson, faculty member in the English department of Western Kentucky University from 1915-1959. Includes genealogical and autobiographical material as well as extensive research data and writing on the ornithology of Bowling Green and Warren County, Kentucky, on folklore and linguistics, and on the ornithology and folkways of the Mammoth Cave region of Edmonson County, Kentucky.


Callis, Mariah (Fa 583), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2012

Callis, Mariah (Fa 583), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 583. Illustrated paper by Mariah Callis titled “Grave Decoration in a Bowling Green Cemetery: An Analysis of Children’s Grave Adornment.” This illustrated project provides a brief yet detailed description of the author’s first field work experience. The work, an analysis of children’s grave adornment, provides information specific to Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, Kentucky, and categorizes the types of ornamentation placed on children’s graves and the frequency of such decoration. The project was submitted for the 2011 Folklife Archives Award competition at Western Kentucky University.