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Ua68/14/3 Newsletter, Vol. 1. No. 4, Wku Folk Studies Society Dec 1973

Ua68/14/3 Newsletter, Vol. 1. No. 4, Wku Folk Studies Society

Student Organizations

Newsletter created by the Folk Studies Society. This issue contains a bibliography of legend sources and list of upcoming courses.


Intercultural Influences In Early Peruvian Ceramic Design And Decoration, Clinton Pace Aug 1973

Intercultural Influences In Early Peruvian Ceramic Design And Decoration, Clinton Pace

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

About eleven thousand years ago the earliest known human inhabitants of the Central Andean area began a lifestyle which developed into some of the richest cultures of the ancient American civilizations. The people living in this thirteen-hundred-mile arid mountain zone, which is now the nation of Peru, produced some of the most outstanding examples of ceramics in the world before the birth of Christ.

The purpose of this study was to examine representative examples from various early Peruvian cultures in an attempt to identify their characteristics and to determine the extent to which the pottery forms of certain early cultures ...


Drowned At Turnhole: A Study Of Western Kentucky Epitaphs, Robert Taylor Jul 1973

Drowned At Turnhole: A Study Of Western Kentucky Epitaphs, Robert Taylor

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The purpose of this thesis is not to give the common man a voice, for he has already spoken. It is to give his words credence - to make writers of history aware that in the epitaph there is, indeed, a body of material which gives evidence of the historical currents and thoughts of past generations.


Logging In The Upper Cumberland River Valley: A Folk Industry, Steven Schulman May 1973

Logging In The Upper Cumberland River Valley: A Folk Industry, Steven Schulman

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The purpose of this study is to examine the logging industry found along, the upper Cumberland River from the 1870s to the 1930s. Because the industry was very much a part of the economic lifeblood of the people of the region, the study will focus upon the loggers and raftsmen who worked with the timber. Any attempt to describe the lumber business alone would be futile due to the nature of the industry. It is impossible to separate the logging industry of the Cumberland from the general folk life of the area, because of the involvement of the people in ...


The Little People Of Pea Ridge, David Sutherland May 1973

The Little People Of Pea Ridge, David Sutherland

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Cumberland County, Kentucky, is situated on the Tennessee line just at the western edge of the Appalachian Mountains. The county's terrain is typical of land in the foothills of a mountain range and varies from flat farmland and good bottomland along the Cumberland River to steep, wooded hillsides and rough, rocky ridge tops. Areas often take part of their names from outstanding topographic features of the land. Community names such as White's Bottom, Howard's Bottom, Cherry Tree Ridge and Bow Schoolhouse Ridge are common in Cumberland County. On Pea Ridge, which runs along the north shore of ...


Ua35/11 Student Honors Bulletin, Vol. I, No. 1, Wku Honors Program Jan 1973

Ua35/11 Student Honors Bulletin, Vol. I, No. 1, Wku Honors Program

WKU Archives Records

Articles written by honors program students. They were originally research projects, class papers or essays written for academic credit, but in each case the student has done further work editing and improving his or her manuscript for this publication. The articles represent a broad range of interests and disciplines, and they indicate a healthy attempt on the part of at least some students to dig for deeper knowledge and understanding than is usually associated with undergraduate study.

  • Harris, James. The Trent Affair; Restraint vs. Irresponsibility
  • Massey, Scott. Foolishness
  • Oskins, Doug. Reuse of Sewage as a Potable Water Supply
  • Alvey, Richard ...