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Wiseman, Michelle (Fa 1306), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2019

Wiseman, Michelle (Fa 1306), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1306. Student project titled “Folk Songs and Legends,” which includes survey sheets of folk songs and folk legends collected in Indiana and Kentucky. Sheets may include folk songs, lyrics, musical scores, Brown Collection variant number, legends, informant’s name, age, and address.


Fuller, Patrick Jon (Fa 1305), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2019

Fuller, Patrick Jon (Fa 1305), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1305. Student project titled “Slave Folklore,” which includes details about the memories regarding black magic and ghost stories of Anna Belle Daves in Christian County, Kentucky. Survey sheets include quotes from Daves.


Clarke, Kenneth Wendell, B. 1917 (Fa 1304), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2019

Clarke, Kenneth Wendell, B. 1917 (Fa 1304), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1304. Project titled “Place Names [Clark County, Indiana],” which includes details about the folk names of sites in Clark County, Indiana. The paper may include the traditional name of the site, the history of the site’s folk name, and its location.


Kimbler, Jewel (Fa 1303), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2019

Kimbler, Jewel (Fa 1303), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1303. Student folk studies project titled: “History of Columbia, Kentucky, 1920’s and 1930’s,” which includes interviews with Mason Judd and Callie Huff about their early lives in Columbia, Adair County, Kentucky. Interviews are found on cassette tapes 1420 and 1422, which are also stored in the Sound Archives.


Antle, Ruth Ann (Fa 1302), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2019

Antle, Ruth Ann (Fa 1302), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1302. Student folk studies project completed by Ruth Ann Antle titled: “Parvin Reece History Project,” which includes an interview with Parvin Egbert Reece about his life in Montpelier, Adair County, Kentucky. Interview is found on cassette tape 1451, which is also stored in the Sound Archives.


Crabtree, Julie Anne, B. 1988 (Fa 1294), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Crabtree, Julie Anne, B. 1988 (Fa 1294), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1294. Project titled “Pride Before the Fall: The Tale of a Motorcycle Wreck and the Onset of Supernatural Senses in Out-of-Body/Near-Death Experiences,” which details the supernatural experience of Russell Lee Callahan of Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky. The interview includes details of the accident, the core supernatural experience, and the resulting change toward religion. The interview is stored in the Sound Archives.


Bell, William Langston "Will," B. 1992 (Fa 1296), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Bell, William Langston "Will," B. 1992 (Fa 1296), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1296. Student folk studies project titled “Games in the Minton Residence Hall of Western Kentucky University,” which includes games collected from Honors College students at the university. Interviews may include game descriptions and rules, and informant name and location. The digital files are stored in the Sound Archives.


Hart County Foodways (Fa 1291), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Hart County Foodways (Fa 1291), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1291. Collection of projects conducted by students for Dr. Ann Ferrell's 2018 fieldwork class. Projects address traditional and contemporary foodways practices throughout Hart County, Kentucky.


Mccartt-Jackson, Sarah, B. 1982 (Fa 1290), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Mccartt-Jackson, Sarah, B. 1982 (Fa 1290), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1290. Student collection titled “’Clogging’s Just Clogging’: The Richard McHargue Cloggers and Approaches to Vernacular Percussive Dance Study” in which Sarah McCartt-Jackson conducts an interview with Richard McHargue, a clogging instructor from Richmond, Kentucky. The interview contains McHargue’s early dancing memories, clogging terms, and opinions about the contemporary state of clogging. The collection also contains a partial transcript, fieldnotes, interview questions, content index, photographs, and the recorded audio interview on CD.


Pendleton, Kenneth (Fa 1295), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Pendleton, Kenneth (Fa 1295), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1295. Student folk studies project titled “Traditional Farm Implements,” which includes traditional farm implements collected in Warren County, Kentucky. Sheets may include tool description and use, photograph, and informant name and location.


Brown, Chloe Jo, B. 1991 (Fa 1289), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Brown, Chloe Jo, B. 1991 (Fa 1289), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1289. Student collection titled “Dale Cross: The Art of Flintknapping” in which Chloe Brown examines the commercial, historical, and cultural factors that have influenced the production of arrowheads. Brown interviews Dale Cross, a flintknapper from Burkesville, Kentucky who is renowned for his artistic skills. The paper addresses Cross’ personal aesthetics, flintknapping processes, and his business-related endeavors. The collection includes an academic paper, a transcription, CDs containing the recorded audio interview and photographs, and one of Cross’ arrowheads.


Jameson, Jennifer Michelle, B. 1987 (Fa 1288), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Jameson, Jennifer Michelle, B. 1987 (Fa 1288), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1288. Student paper titled “Finding the Folkways of a Forensic Anthropomorphologist: The Kentucky Yard Art Of Cecil and Bet Ison” in which Jennifer Jameson explores the creative endeavors and identities of two folk artists in Rowan County, Kentucky. Jameson, who conducted her fieldwork over a period of two weeks, examines flower sculptures, upholstered trees, bottle cap murals, beadwork, and other vernacular expressions pieced together by the Isons in their built environment. The paper also discusses the relationships between the Isons and their community, personal aesthetics, educational backgrounds, and connections to broader cultural issues ...


Mattingly, Alix, B. 1990 (Fa 1287), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Mattingly, Alix, B. 1990 (Fa 1287), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1287. Student collection titled “We Walk By Faith” in which Alix Mattingly undertakes a genealogical exploration of her family’s personal connection to St. Ann Catholic Church and School in Morganfield, Kentucky. Mattingly’s paper examines how religion, segregation, and education intersect in ways that have a lasting effect on understandings of heritage and identity. The collection also contains photographs, a partial transcript, and a copy of the audio interview recording.


Scott, Suzanne Leigh, B. 1992 (Fa 1286), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Scott, Suzanne Leigh, B. 1992 (Fa 1286), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1286. Student collection titled “A Piece of Cake” in which Suzanne L. Scott conducts a fieldwork project centered on her grandmother’s baking practices. The paper offers insight into family traditions, recipes, cake decorations, and the baking process from start to finish. The collection includes a copy of the audio interview, an interview transcript, a video of Scott’s grandmother baking a cake, and color photographs.


Brown, Chloe Jo (Fa 1293), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Brown, Chloe Jo (Fa 1293), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and narrative paper along with interview transcripts for Folklife Archives Project 1293. Project titled “The Women’s March: Community and Material Culture,” which details the experiences of participants in The Women’s March on 21 January 2017 in Washington, D.C. The interviews include details of the march and the political and material culture surrounding it. The audio interviews are archived in the Sound Archives.


Clarke, Kenneth (Fa 1285), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Clarke, Kenneth (Fa 1285), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1285. Student folk studies project titled “Elephant Joke Cycle,” which includes a list of elephant jokes collected from 100 students at New Albany Senior High School, in New Albany, Indiana. Sheets and notecards include elephant jokes to illustrate a regional joke cycle in Indiana.


Brennan, Mary Kate (Fa 1284), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Brennan, Mary Kate (Fa 1284), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1284. Student interview conducted by Mary Kate Brennan with renowned Appalachian poet Jim Wayne Miller. Brennan’s focus throughout the interview is on “the cultural sensitivity and awareness that permeates Miller’s poetry.” Miller also touches on what he considers to be the central themes of his work, the struggles and triumphs of communities within the Appalachian region, and pride in cultural heritage. The collection contains a detailed index, interview summary, transcription, index cards with questions, and a reel-to-reel audio tape of the interview.


Coggan, Forrest Winston, 1926-2018 (Fa 1282), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Coggan, Forrest Winston, 1926-2018 (Fa 1282), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1282. Correspondence between Forrest Coggan and Sarah Gertrude Knott as well as other board members, sponsors, teachers, and business partners who conducted work with the National Folk Festival Association. .


Anderson, Kenneth (Fa 1283), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Anderson, Kenneth (Fa 1283), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1283. Student folk studies project titled “The Art of Curing Hams,” which includes the history and process of curing hams in Kentucky. The paper includes descriptions of the three different processes of curing hams and ends with a comparison of the three.


Clinard, Pamela And Laura Drew (Fa 1281), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Clinard, Pamela And Laura Drew (Fa 1281), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1281. Student folk studies project titled “The Bell Witch,” which includes two papers with descriptions of the Bell Witch legend in Robertson County, Tennessee. Sheets may include descriptions of the legend, text classifications, transcriptions of interviews, names of informants, ages, locations, illustrations, and photos.


Yager, Liz (Fa 1276), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Yager, Liz (Fa 1276), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1276. Student folk studies project [“Songs and Epitaphs,”] which includes survey sheets with with the lyrics of folk songs and epitaphs in Oldham County, Kentucky. Sheets may include brief description of the folk song, lyrics, epitaph, date collected, and informant’s name and age.


Kohlmeyer, Kandy (Fa 1278), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Kohlmeyer, Kandy (Fa 1278), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1278. Student paper titled “Texas Legends” in which Kandy Kohlmeyer gathers together two tales, one known as “The Legend of Armicosa Mission” and the other “The Legend of the Vision.” In her brief preface, Kohlmeyer explains that she collected the tales from a Mexican woman named Francis Garcia while Kohlmeyer was on vacation in Alice, Texas.


Harper, Laura (Fa 1277), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Harper, Laura (Fa 1277), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1277. Student paper titled “Beliefs, Planting and Weather Signs, and Place Names” in which Laura Harper gathers together a number of practices and ideas based on traditional folklore wisdom. Harper collected the information from family members and neighbors. The paper includes handwritten note cards arranged by theme.


Gray, Timothy L. (Fa 1280), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Gray, Timothy L. (Fa 1280), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1280. Student paper titled “Superstition or Belief on Coach and Athlete” in which Timothy Gray examines the relationships between sports players and their coaches through a folkloric lens. In his paper, Gray describes a brief history of how belief has impacted the ways in which sports are played and the effects, whether positive or negative, of enacting certain superstitious practices before games. The paper also includes a small collection of superstitions and beliefs gathered from close friends and professional coaches.


Tuell, Gwynne (Fa 1279), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Tuell, Gwynne (Fa 1279), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1279. Student paper titled “Folktales and Sayings” in which Gwynne Tuell gathers together a small number of materials relating to popular beliefs, proverbs, and superstitions.


White, Linda C. (Fa 1275), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

White, Linda C. (Fa 1275), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1275. Student folk studies project titled “The Bloodshed Legacy: Historical Legends of Civil War Guerilla Activity in Western Appalachia,” which includes descriptions of historic folk legends in eastern Kentucky and Tennessee. Transcriptions of interviews on reel-to-reel tapes may include description of the legend, date collected, and informant’s name and address.


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.


Bemiss, Roger (Fa 1274), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2019

Bemiss, Roger (Fa 1274), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1274. Student paper titled “Barb Wire” in which Roger Bemiss includes black and white photographs of an assortment of barb wire designs. Bemiss includes the official name of each type of wire as well as the date that it was patented.


Fulkerson, Brenda (Fa 1272), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2019

Fulkerson, Brenda (Fa 1272), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1272. Student folk studies project titled “[Rhymes, Legends, Beliefs and Proverbs of Ohio County],” which includes descriptions of local folk legends and beliefs in Ohio County, Kentucky. Descriptions may include title of the legend, date collected, and informant’s name and address. Note cards include rhyme, belief or proverb, date collected, and informant’s name.


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

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

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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.