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Sullivan, Brendan J. (Fa 533), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2010

Sullivan, Brendan J. (Fa 533), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full text (click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 533. Folkore material classified by genre. Information collected by Brendan J. Sullivan related to folklore genres for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Davis, Nathan William (Fa 534), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2010

Davis, Nathan William (Fa 534), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 534. Folklore material classified by genre. Information collected by Nathan William Davis related to folklore genres for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Rothfuss, Erik, B. 1987 (Fa 488), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2010

Rothfuss, Erik, B. 1987 (Fa 488), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full text (click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 488. Information collected by Erik Rothfuss related to folklore genres for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Phillips, Jennifer, B. 1988 (Fa 487), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2010

Phillips, Jennifer, B. 1988 (Fa 487), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full text (click on "Additional File" below) for Folklife Archives Project 487. Folklore material classified by genre. Information collected by Jennifer Phillips related to folklore genres for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Karmiller, Courtney Anne, B. 1989 (Fa 485), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2010

Karmiller, Courtney Anne, B. 1989 (Fa 485), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full text (click on "Additional File" below) for Folklife Archives Project 485. Folklore material classified by genre. Information collected by Courtney Anne Karmiller related to folklore genres for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


The Power Of Choice: Reflections On Economic Ability, Status, And Ethnicity Of A Free Black Family In Northwestern New Jersey, Megan E. Springate, Amy K. Raes Sep 2010

The Power Of Choice: Reflections On Economic Ability, Status, And Ethnicity Of A Free Black Family In Northwestern New Jersey, Megan E. Springate, Amy K. Raes

Megan E. Springate

Foodways reflect, among other things, ethnicity, status, and consumer choice. Results of excavations conducted within a free black household in an historically white town in northwestern New Jersey explore these issues. Four generations of the Mann family owned and occupied a small house in Sussex Borough from 1862-1909. Analysis of the archaeological resources indicates a dramatic shift in the family’s social status in the late nineteenth century. Faunal remains, tablewares, and vessels associated with food preparation are compared with other contemporary free black house sites in the Mid-Atlantic. This assemblage is found to vary from models generally proposed for ...


Philadelphia Foodways Ca. 1750-1850: An Historical Archaeology Of Cuisine, Teagan A. Schweitzer May 2010

Philadelphia Foodways Ca. 1750-1850: An Historical Archaeology Of Cuisine, Teagan A. Schweitzer

Publicly Accessible Penn Dissertations

This research utilizes historical archaeology in the examination of the foodways and food landscape of Philadelphia ca. 1750-1850. The method employed here combines archaeological and documentary research to explore historic food habits and culinary practices. Primary research consists of analysis of animal bones from three sites located in and around Philadelphia including the Speaker’s House, Stenton, and the National Constitution Center. Additionally archaeobotanical materials are examined from the National Constitution Center site. These datasets are combined with faunal and floral analyses from other Philadelphia archaeological sites in order to facilitate an examination of the foodways of the city as ...