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Miller, Boyd Larry, Jr. (Fa 1314), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2019

Miller, Boyd Larry, Jr. (Fa 1314), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1314. Student folk studies project titled: “Proverbs, Toys,” which includes survey sheets with proverbs from Warren County, Kentucky, and brief descriptions of handmade toys in Monroe County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of proverb or toy, materials, use, and illustration.


Francis, Jim (Fa 1316), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2019

Francis, Jim (Fa 1316), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives project 1316. [“Supernatural Legends from Hopkins County, Kentucky”] collected by Jim Francis for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Titles include: "My Grandfather was a Fire-Drawer," "Haunted House of Carbondale," and "Raven Hill Cemetery.”


Barnes, Mada (Fa 1317), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2019

Barnes, Mada (Fa 1317), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1317. Paper titled "Farming Lore" by Mada Barnes for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Barnes provides brief farming lore collected chiefly from farmers in the Monroe County, Kentucky area. Some categories include: Chickens and eggs, Cattle, Snakes, Hunting and fishing... Informant names are provided and sometimes an address.


Rohrer, John Peyton (Fa 1319), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2019

Rohrer, John Peyton (Fa 1319), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1319. Paper titled "A Statistical Analysis of the Jokes Told on the Campbellsville College Campus During the Summer of 1967" by John Peyton Rohrer for a folk studies class at Campbellsville College, Campbellsville, Kentucky. Barnes categorizes these jokes into types: dirty, racial, cruelty, general or clean, and religious. Appendix (jokes) missing.


Anglin, Dana (Fa 1313), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2019

Anglin, Dana (Fa 1313), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1313. Student folk studies project titled: “Folklore Collection,” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of legends, ghost stories, beliefs, and superstitions in Logan County and Franklin County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of belief, legend, or superstition, informant’s name.


Bailey, Joe Kenneth (Fa 1312), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2019

Bailey, Joe Kenneth (Fa 1312), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 1312. Student folk studies project titled “Folk Remedies,” which includes entries with brief descriptions of folk remedies collected in Jefferson County and Logan County, Kentucky. Entries may include a brief description of belief, remedy, traditional practice, and informant’s name, age and origin of remedy.


Strange, Kendrick Clayton, B. 1973 (Fa 146), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2019

Strange, Kendrick Clayton, B. 1973 (Fa 146), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 146. Paper entitled "Basketmaking: A Folk Art and Family Tradition" written by Kendrick Clayton Strange for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Strange discusses two family members who had a long history of making baskets, a distant cousin Audie Denison and his grandmother Oma Strange.


Fekety, Steve (Fa 1311), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2019

Fekety, Steve (Fa 1311), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 1311. Student folk studies project titled “Basket Making,” about the traditional basket making process in Wax, Grayson County, Kentucky. Project includes sheets with a brief description of each traditional practice, illustration, material, tool, and/or photo.


Schottenfeld, Judith Dian (Fa 1309), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2019

Schottenfeld, Judith Dian (Fa 1309), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 1309. Student folk studies project titled “Construction of the White Oak Basket, ”which includes an interview with Walter Logsdon about the traditional basket making process in Edmonson County, Kentucky. Project includes sheets with a brief description of each traditional practice, tool, and photo.


Waldrop, Melanie (Fa 1310), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2019

Waldrop, Melanie (Fa 1310), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 1310. Student folk studies project titled “Basketmaking for Walter Logsdon: ‘A Way of Life,’” which includes two interviews with Walter Logsdon about the traditional basket making process in Edmonson County, Kentucky. Project includes sheets with a brief description of each traditional practice, tool, and photo.


Documenting Tradition: Images From The Kentucky Folklife Program Archives (Fa 777), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2019

Documenting Tradition: Images From The Kentucky Folklife Program Archives (Fa 777), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 777. Photographs and captions used for a 2013 exhibit at the Kentucky Museum, Western Kentucky University, titled "Documenting Tradition: Images from the Kentucky Folklife Program Archives" featuring images form the KFP Archives that were transferred to WKU in 2013.


Sadewasser, Judith K. "Judi" (Fa 1308), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2019

Sadewasser, Judith K. "Judi" (Fa 1308), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 1308. Student folk studies project titled “The Folkways of Walter D. Logsdon: Basketmaker,” which includes an interview with Walter Logsdon about the traditional basket making process in Edmonson County, Kentucky. Project includes interview transcriptions along with sheets with a brief description of each traditional practice, tool, and photo.


Stewart, Wayne (Fa 1307), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2019

Stewart, Wayne (Fa 1307), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1307. Student folk studies project titled: “Folk Remedies and Outlaw Tales,” which includes brief descriptions of folk remedies and outlaw tales in south central Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of belief, traditional practice, remedy, saying, outlaw tale, and informant’s name.


Wilgus, Donald Knight (Fa 1203), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2019

Wilgus, Donald Knight (Fa 1203), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1203. Student folk studies projects collected by Professor Donald Knight “D. K.” Wilgus while teaching folk studies classes at Western Kentucky University. Most of the items collected are from south central Kentucky, but also includes items from Indiana, Ohio and Tennessee.


Wilgus, Donald Knight (Fa 1201), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2019

Wilgus, Donald Knight (Fa 1201), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1201. Recipes for traditional Kentucky foods collected by Professor Donald Knight “D.K.” Wilgus while teaching folk studies classes at Western Kentucky University. Most of the recipes are from south central Kentucky and northern Tennessee. Some recipes give specific directions and measurements, while others are much less specific, giving measurements such as “a handful,” “a pinch,” and “a teacup full.” Some of the recipes are for food preservation, rather than food preparation


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.


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 ...


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.


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.