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Western Kentucky University Archives Of Folklore And Folklife Manual (Fa 1373), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2020

Western Kentucky University Archives Of Folklore And Folklife Manual (Fa 1373), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1373. Manual titled “Folk Speech Section of WKUAFF,” created to provide organization and conventions for the collection of student folk projects created by folk studies students for the WKU Archives of Folklore and Folklife or the Folklife Archives. The manual includes survey sheets with responses from a brief questionnaire about vocabulary, dialect, and linguistics across Kentucky. This collection also includes questionnaires from other student projects used to gather vocabulary about a particular subject, i.e. mules, quilting, folk songs, remedies, etc.


Documenting Tradition: Images From The Kentucky Folklife Program Archives (Fa 777), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2019

Documenting Tradition: Images From The Kentucky Folklife Program Archives (Fa 777), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 777. Photographs and captions used for a 2013 exhibit at the Kentucky Museum, Western Kentucky University, titled "Documenting Tradition: Images from the Kentucky Folklife Program Archives" featuring images form the KFP Archives that were transferred to WKU in 2013.


Brennan, Mary Kate (Fa 1284), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Brennan, Mary Kate (Fa 1284), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1284. Student interview conducted by Mary Kate Brennan with renowned Appalachian poet Jim Wayne Miller. Brennan’s focus throughout the interview is on “the cultural sensitivity and awareness that permeates Miller’s poetry.” Miller also touches on what he considers to be the central themes of his work, the struggles and triumphs of communities within the Appalachian region, and pride in cultural heritage. The collection contains a detailed index, interview summary, transcription, index cards with questions, and a reel-to-reel audio tape of the interview.


Ua1c4/9 Sororities Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c4/9 Sororities Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of sorority groups.


Ua12/2/17 Black Student Union, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua12/2/17 Black Student Union, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about the Black Student Union.


Ua12/2/36 Gamma Sigma Sigma, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua12/2/36 Gamma Sigma Sigma, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about Gamma Sigma Sigma at Western Kentucky University.


Ua1c4/11 Dormitory Residents Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c4/11 Dormitory Residents Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of dormitory residents.


Ua37/30/4 Faculty Personal Papers Lowell Harrison, Sam Bruer, Bess Mchone, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua37/30/4 Faculty Personal Papers Lowell Harrison, Sam Bruer, Bess Mchone, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Personal papers created by and about Lowell Harrison.


Ua12/2/66 Sigma Kappa, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua12/2/66 Sigma Kappa, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about Sigma Kappa sorority.


Schulman, Steven A. (Fa 1227), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2018

Schulman, Steven A. (Fa 1227), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1227. Student paper titled “The Preacher’s Just Like a Grasshopper: A Study of a Kentucky Song Maker” in which Steven Schulman details the life of Howess Dewey Winfrey, a song-maker from Cumberland County. Schulman collected folk songs and performances from Winfrey over the course of two months. His fieldwork revealed that Winfrey was a creator of satirical tunes, which were influenced by his childhood, his experiences with the Church of the Nazarene, his time spent as a logger, his relationships with family and friends, politics, and land ownership. The paper includes excerpts ...


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.


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 ...


Ua1c6/4 Banquets/Dinners Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2018

Ua1c6/4 Banquets/Dinners Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of banquets and dinners.


Ua1c6/8 Exhibit Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2018

Ua1c6/8 Exhibit Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of exhibits 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.