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Music In The Northern Woods: An Archaeological Exploration Of Musical Instrument Remains, Matthew Durocher Jan 2018

Music In The Northern Woods: An Archaeological Exploration Of Musical Instrument Remains, Matthew Durocher

Dissertations, Master's Theses and Master's Reports

Archaeological and historical literature neglects music and sound. The quantity and distribution of musical remains found during archaeological excavations at Coalwood, a Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company (CCI) logging camp active from 1901-1912 in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, addresses the importance of music to the people that lived there. Musical reed plates from harmonicas, concertinas, and accordions were recovered and examined. These musical remains have traditionally been ignored as a diagnostic artifact, but here, I use them as primary evidence to access the daily lives of people in the northern woods. To do this, I will present how CCI developed Coalwood ...


Walker, Edith (Fa 870), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2016

Walker, Edith (Fa 870), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 870. Project titled: "Joe Coleman: A Local Legend." Includes typescripts of interviews and survey sheets collected by Edith Walker about Joe Coleman, an accused murderer in Cumberland County, Kentucky. Survey sheets includes lines of a ballad about Coleman and various informant's memories of the ballad or the veracity of the incident in Adair County, Kentucky.


Watkins, Dianne (Winkler), B. 1941 (Fa 55), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Watkins, Dianne (Winkler), B. 1941 (Fa 55), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 55. “Those Old Calliopes,” a paper and interview by Dianne Watkins executed for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Includes recording of calliopes and other related materials.


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.


The Darker Side Of Dixie: Southern Music And The Seamier Side Of The Rural South , Cecil Kirk Hutson Jan 1995

The Darker Side Of Dixie: Southern Music And The Seamier Side Of The Rural South , Cecil Kirk Hutson

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This dissertation explores an aspect of southern culture that has heretofore been ignored. Music is a major force in American life, and this mode of communication has reflected southern society as much as any social institution. In order for music to reflect southern culture it must speak the language of the region, exhibit regional cultural attributes, and accept the distinctive characteristics of the rural South. By so doing, music becomes culturally accepted and therefore, it reinforces the messages, the opinions, and the ideas of southern society. This dissertation examines the rural southern cultural themes utilized in southern music since the ...