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Stewart, Karen (Fa 1273), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2019

Stewart, Karen (Fa 1273), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1273. Student paper titled “Negro Gospel Music at Barnes Chapel Methodist Church” in which Karen Stewart describes a singular all-day “singing” held at the church in Beaver Dam, Kentucky, in February 1971. Stewart offers a brief description of her fieldwork methods including research and recording and provides an abbreviated background on each of her musical informants. Stewart also recounts the songs that were sung and notes recurrent themes throughout the music. The paper also includes the words to each hymn, a black and white photograph of the performers, and two reel-to-reel audiotapes.


Shuffett, Carolyn (Fa 1271), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2019

Shuffett, Carolyn (Fa 1271), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1271. Student folk studies project titled “Green County Tales,” which includes titles of local folk legends and songs in Green County, Kentucky. Descriptions may include title of the legend or song, lyrics, informant’s name and address.


Purcell, Janice (Fa 1261), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2019

Purcell, Janice (Fa 1261), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1261. Student folk studies project titled “Three Traditional Singers: Texts and Analysis,” which includes lyrics and descriptions of traditional folk ballads recorded in Green County, Kentucky and West Huntington, West Virginia. Descriptions may include name of the ballad, location learned, history, variants, traditional aspects, and informant’s name, age and location.


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.


Cervelli, Luanne Beth (Fa 376), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2018

Cervelli, Luanne Beth (Fa 376), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 376. Interview with John Buell Edmonds conducted by LuAnne Beth Cervelli on 18 September 1988. Edmonds, a notable gospel singer from Bowling Green, Kentucky discusses his experiences performing gospel music, his involvement in recording and promoting gospel groups, his relationship with the local choir, and the current state of gospel music.


Harbison, Kay (Fa 874), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2016

Harbison, Kay (Fa 874), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 874. Paper titled: “Uncle Bozo Carver: World’s Oldest Living Country Musician and Entertainer.” Project details the life of Noble “Uncle Bozo” Carver as an entertainer. Project includes lengthy interview, lists of songs, and some stanzas.


Brame, Lawrence R. (Fa 861), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2016

Brame, Lawrence R. (Fa 861), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 861. Collection consists of Negro spirituals collected from individuals in Kentucky. Song lyrics are provided along with the names of sources who provided each song. This project was conducted by Lawrence R. Brame for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


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.


Kentucky Folklife Program - Artists (Fa 743), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Kentucky Folklife Program - Artists (Fa 743), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 743. This collection contains information relating to the various artists involved with the Kentucky Folklife Program. Many of the artists included in this collection participated in programs offered at, but not limited to, the Kentucky Folklife Festival, Made to be Played Exhibit, apprenticeship programs, and survey or fieldwork that was conducted by the Kentucky Folklife Program. Artists included musicians (gospel, blues, bluegrass, banjo, thumbpicking guitarists, and singing) to traditional artists (painting, quilting, storytelling, basketmaking, and instrument making). The collection also includes musical groups and places relating to artists and art forms. The collection ...


Chamberlain, William W. (Sc 1492), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2007

Chamberlain, William W. (Sc 1492), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1492. "Folk Music in the Kentucky Barrens," a thesis (268 p.) prepared by Chamberlain at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. Discusses folk music traditions and ballads common to south central Kentucky.


Interview With J. C. Hubbard (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2001

Interview With J. C. Hubbard (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with J. C. Hubbard conducted by Amber F. Ridington on 18 November 2001. From folk studies student project concerning the operations of the Quonset, 1946-1959, a recreational center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Interview With David Dye (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2001

Interview With David Dye (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with David Dye conducted by Amber F. Ridington on 31 October 2001. From folk studies student project concerning the operations of the Quonset, 1946-1959, a recreational center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Interview With Glen Conner (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2001

Interview With Glen Conner (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with Glen Conner conducted by Amber F. Ridington on 23 October 2001. From folk studies student project concerning the operations of the Quonset, 1946-1959, a recreational center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Interview With Mary Ann Fisher, D. 2004 (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2001

Interview With Mary Ann Fisher, D. 2004 (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with Mary Ann Fisher conducted by Amber F. Ridington on 6 October 2001. From folk studies student project concerning the operations of the Quonset, 1946-1959, a recreational center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Interview With Joseph Abraham Marshall, John Buell Edmonds, Robert Phillips And Bob Green (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2001

Interview With Joseph Abraham Marshall, John Buell Edmonds, Robert Phillips And Bob Green (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with Joseph Abraham Marshall, John Buell Edmonds, Robert Phillips and Bob Green conducted by Amber F. Ridington on 28 September 2001. From folk studies student project concerning the operations of the Quonset, 1946-1959, a recreational center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Interview With Odis Blanton (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2001

Interview With Odis Blanton (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with Odis Blanton conducted by Amber F. Ridington on 24 March 2001. From folk studies student project concerning the operations of the Quonset, 1946-1959, a recreational center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Interview With William H. Foster (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2001

Interview With William H. Foster (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with William H. Foster conducted by Amber F. Ridington on 15 February 2001. From folk studies student project concerning the operations of the Quonset, 1946-1959, a recreational center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Interview With Robert Phillips (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2001

Interview With Robert Phillips (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with Robert Phillips conducted by Amber F. Ridington on 26 January 2001. From folk studies student project concerning the operations of the Quonset, 1946-1959, a recreational center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Interview With Joseph Abraham Marshall, B. 1924 (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2000

Interview With Joseph Abraham Marshall, B. 1924 (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with Joseph Abraham Marshall conducted by Amber F. Ridington on 16 November 2000. From folk studies student project concerning the operations of the Quonset, 1946-1959, a recreational center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Interview With Joseph Abraham Marshall, B. 1924 (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2000

Interview With Joseph Abraham Marshall, B. 1924 (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with Joseph Abraham Marshall conducted by Amber F. Ridington on 11 November 2000. From folk studies student project concerning the operations of the Quonset, 1946-1959, a recreational center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Interview With Joseph Abraham Marshall, B. 1924 (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2000

Interview With Joseph Abraham Marshall, B. 1924 (Fa 200), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with Joseph Abraham Marshall conducted by Amber F. Ridington on 23 October 2000. From folk studies student project concerning the operations of the Quonset, 1946-1959, a recreational center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Interview With John Buell Edmonds, B. 1945 (Fa 198), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2000

Interview With John Buell Edmonds, B. 1945 (Fa 198), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with John Buell Edmonds conducted by Michelle Ann Ross on 18 October 2000. From folk studies student project concerning Edmonds as a gospel musician and singer and Mt. Zion Baptist Church services in Bowling Green, Kentucky


Interview With John Buell Edmonds (Fa 198), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2000

Interview With John Buell Edmonds (Fa 198), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with John Buell Edmonds conducted by Michelle Ross on 18 October 2000. The purpose of the interview was to discuss Edmonds involvement with gospel music, particularly his role as a worship and choir leader in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Bowling Green, Kentucky. He discusses his musical background and his musical endeavors outside the church.


Arnold, Thomas Cleveland, Jr., 1957- (Fa 102), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 1983

Arnold, Thomas Cleveland, Jr., 1957- (Fa 102), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 102. Project and paper entitled "Miss Mattie Makes Music." Paper and interviews, November 8&22, 1983, with black guitarists Mattie (Thomas) Crumbold Baldry, b.1895, of Adairville, Kentucky in Logan County. Includes information on her band, employment and family life.