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Cassidy, Federic Gomes, 1907-2000 (Fa 1375), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2020

Cassidy, Federic Gomes, 1907-2000 (Fa 1375), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1375. Revised questionnaire manual used by field collectors for the Dictionary of American Regional English. The manual was useful for students preparing questionnaires while studying folklore at Western Kentucky University.


Wolf, Carol E. (Fa 1374), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2020

Wolf, Carol E. (Fa 1374), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1374. Student folk studies project titled: “Hazel Daniel’s Songbook,” which includes an alphabetical list of the songs in the collection including “found” and “unfound” songs, along with a bibliography and the lyrics to the “found” songs. Survey sheets may include the title of the song, lyrics and source. Daniel of Hartford, Kentucky and her nephew Larry Daniel collected songs from 1938 until 1948. The songs in this collection are a compilation of songs from student projects: FA 1262 BRADLEY, Peggy Louise, FA 1263 WILSON, Debbe Jean, and FA 1264 WELKER, Susan.


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.


Motsinger, Mary Jo, (Fa 1370), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2020

Motsinger, Mary Jo, (Fa 1370), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1370. Student folk studies project titled “Early Veterinary Practices” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of remedies for cattle and horses in Logan County and Todd County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of the folk remedy, traditional practice, and informant’s name.


Husk, John W. (Fa 1369), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2020

Husk, John W. (Fa 1369), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1369. Student folk studies project titled “Bottles and Jars of Bygone Days” which includes a short narrative paper and survey sheets with brief descriptions of bottles and jars collected by C. W. Strong of Warren County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of the bottle or jar, its use, informant’s name and photo.


Howard, Wayne (Fa 1372), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2020

Howard, Wayne (Fa 1372), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1372. Student folk studies project titled “The Blackbird Invasion of Logan County, Kentucky: An Oral History Account, in Human Terms, of a Current Problem” which includes interviews and a paper about the effects of blackbirds in Logan County, Kentucky. Interviews may include information about blackbird situation, informant’s name and address. The photos are stored in the WKU Photo Archives.


Catchings, Glenn (Fa 1371), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2020

Catchings, Glenn (Fa 1371), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1371. Student folk studies project titled “Mammoth Cave Folktales” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of park rangers and their folktales about Mammoth Cave National Park in Edmonson County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of the folktale or tradition, informant’s name, birthplace, age, photo, previous employment, and demeanor during interview. Project includes an audio tape of the tales as told by the park rangers.


Sledge, William Leonard, B. 1948 - Collector (Sc 3514), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2020

Sledge, William Leonard, B. 1948 - Collector (Sc 3514), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for SC 3514. Script and photographs from two womanless wedding shows held in the Alvaton School gymnasium in Alvaton, Warren County, Kentucky in the 1960s. The images are stored in the WKU Photo Archives.


A Vocation In Preservation: An Ethnographic Study Of Historic Preservation And Allied Trades, Ginny Willoughby Jan 2020

A Vocation In Preservation: An Ethnographic Study Of Historic Preservation And Allied Trades, Ginny Willoughby

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

This research examines younger generational interest in historic preservation (HP) and the preservation trades (PT). Utilizing an ethnographic approach, industry professionals were interviewed about their knowledge and perspectives on issues facing their respective fields (HP and PT). Historic preservation and the preservation trades were both identified to be experiencing a decline in interest and participation from younger individuals, thus negatively impacting incoming supply of future labor. Given the intensive nature of the field, traditionally the preservation trades have required a larger number of specialists. Currently, both fields are facing workforce shortages. High school level career and technical education was examined ...


The Bird, The Oak, And The Stories That Build Us, Alicyn Newman Jan 2020

The Bird, The Oak, And The Stories That Build Us, Alicyn Newman

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

This is a project combining creative writing and oral history research surrounding the life of my late grandfather, Kenneth Wesley Newman. In its pages, I delve into memory, history, and storytelling, seeking to identify which stories have held meaning for my family over time, and why. I have written my way chronologically through my grandfather’s life and interwoven his narrative with what I know now, what I remember, and the stories we continue to tell as a family. The interdisciplinary nature of this project led to a combination of creating writing and research, which included reading war-era letters, watching ...


Maharrey, Cynthia Saddler, B. 1969 (Fa 1359), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2019

Maharrey, Cynthia Saddler, B. 1969 (Fa 1359), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1359. Student folk studies project titled “The Intersection of Yesteryear Farming and the Eco/Org Healthy Food Movement” which includes an interview with Jerald Anderson “Jerry” Hicks by Cynthia Saddler Maharrey about farming in Fleming County, Kentucky. Project includes an audio interview, PowerPoint presentation, and color photographs related to Hicks and his farm. The interview is archived in the WKU Sound Archives.


Downey, John Michael, B. 1951 (Fa 1350), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2019

Downey, John Michael, B. 1951 (Fa 1350), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1350. Folklife project titled "Antiques" by John Michael Downey for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Project includes an illustrated paper about the acquisition and use of antiques collected by friends and family members in DeKalb and Haralson counties in Georgia, Warren County, Kentucky and Rockingham County, Virginia. Survey sheets may include brief description of antique’s origin, use, sample of handwoven coverlet, color photo, illustration, text classification, and bibliographic source.


Hay, Shirley And Terry Black (Fa 1339), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2019

Hay, Shirley And Terry Black (Fa 1339), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of collection (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1339. Local lore collected by Shirley Hay and Terry Black from Sam Moore in Green County, Kentucky for a folk studies class at Campbellsville College, Campbellsville, Kentucky. Survey sheets include a brief narrative, the informant’s name and location.


Branham, Mary Lou (Fa 1340), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2019

Branham, Mary Lou (Fa 1340), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of collection (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1340. Local lore collected in Barren County, Kentucky by Mary Lou Branham for a folk studies class at Campbellsville College, Campbellsville, Kentucky. Survey sheets include a brief narrative, date, informant’s name and location.


Kessler, Malcolm (Fa 1337), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2019

Kessler, Malcolm (Fa 1337), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of collection (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1337. Two tales and a story collected by Malcolm Kessler for a student folk studies project at Campbellsville College, Campbellsville, Kentucky. The project is titled “Two Tales and a Story” and includes survey sheets with brief narratives of two animal folk tale variants and a water well story. Sheets may include a brief description of the tale and the informant’s name.


Moore, Nelson (Fa 1336), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2019

Moore, Nelson (Fa 1336), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of collection (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1336. Two tales collected by Nelson Moore for a folk studies project at Campbellsville College, Campbellvsville, Kentucky. One tale relays the story of an African American quizzed by an owl in a cemetery, and the other purveys the secret to a happy marriage. Sheets may include a brief description of the tale, classification, informant’s name, and source.


Farmer, Lynn E. (Fa 1335), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2019

Farmer, Lynn E. (Fa 1335), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1335. Folklore material classified by genre which includes survey sheets with a brief description of a tall tale, joke or religious story in Estill, Green, Jefferson, and Taylor counties in Kentucky. Material collected for a folklore genres class at Campbellsville College, Campbellsville, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of the tale, informant’s name, place of birth, and location.


Skaggs, Brenda M. (Fa 1334), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Skaggs, Brenda M. (Fa 1334), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1334. Student folk studies project titled “Snake and Place Name Tales,” which includes survey sheets with a brief descriptions of a snake tale from Arkansas and the same for a place name in Taylor County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of the tale, informant’s name and place of birth.


Allen, Patricia Ann (Fa 1333), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Allen, Patricia Ann (Fa 1333), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1333. Campbellsville College student folk studies project titled “Mountain Lion Stories,” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of mountain lion legends in Jefferson County, Alabama and Clay County, Kentucky. Sheets include a brief description of the legend, and informant’s name, location, and place of birth.


Crawford, Margaret (Fa 1332), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Crawford, Margaret (Fa 1332), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 1332. Collection of folk songs amassed by Margaret Crawford for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Includes both published songs and songs collected from informants from south central Kentucky. Crawford includes song, name of informant, date of birth, city of residence, and date collected. Also includes a brief essay titled “The Spiritual: An American Folksong.”


Holland, Danny (Fa 1331), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Holland, Danny (Fa 1331), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1331. Information related to “Second Monday,” court day in Scottsville, Kentucky, collected by Danny Holland for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Holland gives a brief introduction to his research methods followed by information collected from Second Monday participants. He includes name of informant, age, and place of residence.


Thomas, Patricia Lee (Fa 1330), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Thomas, Patricia Lee (Fa 1330), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 1330. Short narrative paper titled “An Allen County Tombstone Maker” written by Patricia Thomas for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Includes biography of tombstone maker William Chase Bonner of Halfway, Kentucky. Also includes photographs of several tombstones crafted by Mr. Bonner for family members. Mr. Bonner was Thomas’ great-grandfather.


Mann, Joan E. (Fa 1321), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Mann, Joan E. (Fa 1321), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1321. Campbellsville College student folk studies project titled “Local Tales” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of local tales from Jefferson, Marion, Nelson, and Washington counties in Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of traditional tale and informant’s name, age, and location of birth.


Harbison, Kay (Fa 1322), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Harbison, Kay (Fa 1322), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1322. Campbellsville College student folk studies project titled “Country Stores, Mad Dogs, and Legends of Hickory College Community” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of local tales in the Hickory College area of Metcalfe County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of a traditional tale or legend and informant’s name, age and county of birth.


Dunbar, Thomas (Fa 1329), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Dunbar, Thomas (Fa 1329), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1329. Campbellsville College student folk studies project titled “Three Legends [about Creatures]” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of local tales about unusual creatures in Green, Jefferson and Martin counties of Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of a traditional tale or legend and informant’s name, age and location of birth


Doyle, Brenda (Fa 1323), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Doyle, Brenda (Fa 1323), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1323. Campbellsville College student folk studies project titled “Tales of Edmonson and Hart Counties [Kentucky],” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of local tales from Edmonson and Hart counties in Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of a traditional tale or legend and informant’s name, age and location of birth.


Young, Kathleen Louise "Kay" (Fa 1327), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Young, Kathleen Louise "Kay" (Fa 1327), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1327. Student folk studies project titled “Ginseng: A Treasured Kentucky Herb That Goes to China” about the business of buying and selling ginseng in Grayson County, Kentucky and the growing and harvesting of ginseng in Simpson County, Kentucky. Photos include the growing stages of the ginseng plant, the harvesting process, and the informants.


Steenbergen, Joel (Fa 1325), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Steenbergen, Joel (Fa 1325), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1325. Student folk studies project titled “Ginseng: The Wonder of the World,” about the history and folklore of ginseng in the United States, its uses, the harvesting process and tools.


Gordon, Mary Margaret (Fa), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Gordon, Mary Margaret (Fa), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1324. Student folk studies project titled “Snake Stories,” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of snake stories from Marion County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of the tale, informant’s name and address.


Dyer, Susan Joan (Spear) (Fa 1326), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Dyer, Susan Joan (Spear) (Fa 1326), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project FA 1326. Student folk studies project titled “’Sengin’: Cultivation of an Endangered Species” about growing and harvesting ginseng in Williamson County, Tennessee. Photos include the growing stages of the ginseng plant, the harvesting process, and related tools.