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

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

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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.


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

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

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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.


Deweese-Pierce Singers (Fa 104), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2014

Deweese-Pierce Singers (Fa 104), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 104. Compact disc of gospel music by the DeWeese-Pierce Singers. Includes photocopy of song list from the original cassette recording.


Gospel Music Collection (Fa 770), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2014

Gospel Music Collection (Fa 770), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 770. Recorded music by gopel groups, chiefly from south central Kentucky, collected William Lynwood Montell. Also includes some recordings of singing conventions and interviews with selected artists. A small amount of correspondence and printed material is included. Many of these artists are featured in Montell's book "Singing the Glory Down: Amateur Gospel Music in South Central Kentucky, 1900-1990" published in 1991.


Gospel Reaching Out (Fa 61), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Gospel Reaching Out (Fa 61), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 61. Complete collection of the newsletter "Gospel Reaching Out," published by the Hart County Gospel Music Association. These issues are available online in TopSCHOLAR; see finding aid for link.


Moore, Julian "Jack" (Fa 536), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2011

Moore, Julian "Jack" (Fa 536), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 536. Sixteen music tracks recorded by Julian "Jack" Moore, soloist, accompanied by Mary Alice Black, pianist. The selections are chiefly hymns.


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

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

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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.


Lally, Kelly A. (Fa 412), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2009

Lally, Kelly A. (Fa 412), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 412. Paper: "Hazel Famer Martin and the Farmer Family Gospel Music Tradition" written by Kelly A. Lally for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.