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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 ...


Wheet, Glenda Carol (Fa 72), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Wheet, Glenda Carol (Fa 72), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 72. “Lou Mona Katherine (Shaw) Yokley: Traditional Folk Musician.” Collection contains field notes and cassette concerning the fieldwork of Glenda Carol Wheet and her work with Lou Mona Katherine (Shaw) Yokley. Collection was completed for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Beisswenger, Donald Andre (Fa 1), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2010

Beisswenger, Donald Andre (Fa 1), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1. Project titled "White Gospel Music in Logan County" conducted by Donald Andre Beisswenger for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Includes interviews with Jeff and Gwen McKinney and Chester Whitescarver about singing schools and white gospel music. Transcript of McKinney interview included as well as a tape summary for the Whitescarver interview.


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.


Making The Scene: An Investigation Of The Rock And Roll Scenes Of Nashville, Tennessee, And Athens, Georgia, Kevin Jones Murphy Jan 2004

Making The Scene: An Investigation Of The Rock And Roll Scenes Of Nashville, Tennessee, And Athens, Georgia, Kevin Jones Murphy

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Making the Scene: An Investigation of the Rock and Roll Scenes of Nashville, Tennessee, and Athens, Georgia, takes a look at the ways in which both the identities of a music scene and the individuals taking part in that scene are created and maintained. Issues of identity are addressed by examining the roles performed by various members of the scene (musicians, soundmen, club owners, etc . . .), by focusing on the influence of landscape, and looking at the ways a scene’s members identify with the cultural region that surrounds their particular scene (in this case both scenes are located in the ...


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 Michael Patrick Carroll Regarding His Work As Owner Of Mr. C'S Coffee House In Bowling Green, Kentucky (Fa 295), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 1988

Interview With Michael Patrick Carroll Regarding His Work As Owner Of Mr. C'S Coffee House In Bowling Green, Kentucky (Fa 295), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Michael Patrick Carroll conducted by Xiaoge Cai on 16 September 1988 for a folk studies class project titled "Mr. C.'s Coffee House as Clientele." Carroll discusses his work as the owner of a coffee house/bar called Mr. C's Coffee House in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He discusses his life and relevant problems with his work including dealing with minors and issues with radio broadcasting. This project was completed in fulfillment of the requirements for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Interview With Jeff And Gwen Mckinney (Fa 1), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 1983

Interview With Jeff And Gwen Mckinney (Fa 1), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with Jeff and Gwen McKinney conducted by Donald Andre Beisswenger on 20 September 1983. From project titled “White Gospel Music in Logan County, Kentucky” which discusses white gospel music and singing schools in Logan County, Kentucky. The audio interviews are archived in the Sound Archives.


Interview With Jeff And Gwen Mckinney (Fa 1), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 1983

Interview With Jeff And Gwen Mckinney (Fa 1), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with Jeff and Gwen McKinney conducted by Donald Andre Beisswenger on 14 September 1983. From project titled “White Gospel Music in Logan County,” which details the discussion of white gospel music and singing schools in Logan County, Kentucky. The audio interviews are archived in the Sound Archives.


The Lark On The Strand: A Study Of A Traditional Irish Flute Player And His Music, Lori Jane Kaplan May 1979

The Lark On The Strand: A Study Of A Traditional Irish Flute Player And His Music, Lori Jane Kaplan

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

This thesis provides an in-depth study of a traditional Irish flute player, Jack Coen. Jack, raised in the village of Woodford in County Galway, immigrated to America in 1949 at the age of twenty-four. With his large repertoire of Irish traditional dance tunes, Jack has played music at parties, dances, with the New York Ceilidhe Band, and at festivals such as the 1976 Festival of American Folklife in Washington, D.C. Jack teaches the flute and the tin whistle and is recognized both as a teacher and as a player.

By examining Jack Coen’s music we learn about the ...