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Kentucky Folklife Program - Artists (Fa 743), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2015

Kentucky Folklife Program - Artists (Fa 743), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 743. This collection contains information relating to the various artists involved with the Kentucky Folklife Program. Many of the artists included in this collection participated in programs offered at, but not limited to, the Kentucky Folklife Festival, Made to be Played Exhibit, apprenticeship programs, and survey or fieldwork that was conducted by the Kentucky Folklife Program. Artists included musicians (gospel, blues, bluegrass, banjo, thumbpicking guitarists, and singing) to traditional artists (painting, quilting, storytelling, basketmaking, and instrument making). The collection also includes musical groups and places relating to artists and art forms. The collection ...


Kentucky Folklife Program - Subject Research Files (Fa 747), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2015

Kentucky Folklife Program - Subject Research Files (Fa 747), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Collection FA 747. This collection contains materials relating to a wide array of folklife subjects collected by folklorist Bob Gates for the Kentucky Folklife Program. The majority of the subjects include ethnic or cultural groups, but there is also various information relating to specific arts or traditions. The materials within the folders are mostly articles or copies of articles. Most folders contain information that relates directly to Kentucky, but some are about the topic more in general terms. Files are arranged by subject.


Kentucky Arts Council - Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program (Fa 715), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2014

Kentucky Arts Council - Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program (Fa 715), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 715. This collection includes documentation of multiple Kentucky Arts Council’s “Folk Arts Apprenticeship” program site visits and master-apprentice pairs for 2012. These pairings include Art Mize with Tommy Case, Daniel Carwile with Karen Jones, and Octavia Sexton with Landra Lewis.


Music And Innovation: The Art Of Homer Ledford Exhibit (Fa 691), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2014

Music And Innovation: The Art Of Homer Ledford Exhibit (Fa 691), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 691. This collection features information and documentation of the "Music and Innovation: The Art of Homer Ledford" exhibit at the Kentucky Historical Society in Frankfort, Kentucky on display from 14 August through 31 December 2007.


Made To Be Played: Traditional Art Of Kentucky Luthiers (Fa 689), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2014

Made To Be Played: Traditional Art Of Kentucky Luthiers (Fa 689), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 689. This collection features information and documentation of the "Made to be Played: Traditional Art of Kentucky Luthiers" museum exhibit which focused on luthiers throughout the state.


Kentucky Folklife Festival - Frankfort, Kentucky, 2003 (Fa 666), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2014

Kentucky Folklife Festival - Frankfort, Kentucky, 2003 (Fa 666), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 666. This collection features information and documentation about the Kentucky Folklife Festival held from September 25-27, 2003 in Frankfort, Kentucky. The festival was sponsored by the Kentucky Folklife Program, an inter-agency program of the Kentucky Historical Society and the Kentucky Arts Council agencies of the Education, Arts and Humanities Cabinet.


Mccreary County, Kentucky - Cultural Resource Survey (Fa 623), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Mccreary County, Kentucky - Cultural Resource Survey (Fa 623), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 623. This collection features information and oral histories gathered from traditional artisans and musicians of McCreary County, Kentucky.


Jackson County, Kentucky - Cultural Resource Survey (Fa 618), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Jackson County, Kentucky - Cultural Resource Survey (Fa 618), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 618. This collection includes oral histories from Jackson County, Kentucky that were used in preparing a cultural resource report for the county.


Franklin County, Kentucky - Cultural Resource Survey (Fa 617), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Franklin County, Kentucky - Cultural Resource Survey (Fa 617), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 617. This collection was created as part of a cultural planning grant from the Kentucky Folklife Program to finish Franklin County, Kentucky’s cultural planning and implementation process.


Brown, Mark, B. 1976 (Fa 751), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2013

Brown, Mark, B. 1976 (Fa 751), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and photograph for Folklife Archives Project 751. Interview conducted by Mark Brown with luthier Steve Cooley, Louisville, Kentucky. Cooley discusses how he makes and repairs guitars and banjos at the Guitar Emporium in Louisville. He also relates information about playing with Bill Monroe and other musicians in Kentucky.