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Burgoo Project, 1995-2005 (Fa 600), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Burgoo Project, 1995-2005 (Fa 600), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 600. This collection consists chiefly of video documentation related to the preparation of burgoo, a stew generally consisting of vegetables and wild game. Several of the videos included were filmed at Claylick United Methodist Church in Anderson County, Kentucky. The collection also includes slides taken at a burgoo dinner at Claylick Church as well as a professionally produced DVD titled “Burgoo!: Mythical Stew of Kentucky.” Lawrenceburg, Kentucky is the site of the annual Anderson County Burgoo Festival.


Thornton, Rachel (Fa 596), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Thornton, Rachel (Fa 596), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 596. Paper titled “Quilting” written by Rachel Thornton for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Williams details the quilting methods used by Barren County quilter Marlene “Chris” Woods. Thornton conveys Woods’ passion for hand quilting rather than machine quilting as well as the intimate connection and personal meaning that quilts embody for those who make and use them.


Williams, Donna (Fa 595), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Williams, Donna (Fa 595), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 595. Paper titled “Turning Legend to Song,” written by Donna Williams for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. The paper analyzes the propensity of songwriters to rely upon tales and legends for inspiration in the composition of songs. Williams focuses on Boone County, Kentucky’s legend of Skull Bone Cave.


Davenport, Denille B. 1983 (Fa 594), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Davenport, Denille B. 1983 (Fa 594), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 594. Paper titled “Strawberry Festival” by Denielle Davenport for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Davenport details the Strawberry Festival which is an annual festival celebrating Portland, Tennessee’s agricultural roots in the production of strawberries.


Shelley, James Adam (Fa 597), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Shelley, James Adam (Fa 597), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 597. Paper titled “Pig” written by James Adam Shelley for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. The paper details the origins and traditions related to a popular partnership card game which originated in Fentress and Pickett Counties of the northeastern section of middle Tennessee.


Parsley, Rachel, B. 1991 (Fa 593), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Parsley, Rachel, B. 1991 (Fa 593), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 593. Paper titled “Folk Medicine in the Mammoth Cave Area” written by Rachel Parsley for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Parsley details folk remedies and folk medicine of the communities in the Mammoth Cave Region of south central Kentucky. Parsley’s research centers around interviews with her father, Andrew G. Parsley, Jr., and an Edmonson County resident, Bertha Skaggs, a well-known local practitioner of folk remedies. In addition to her interviews, Parsley relies on information collected by a number of other area residents and compiled into a pamphlet titled ...


Potts, Emily (Fa 598), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Potts, Emily (Fa 598), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 598. Paper, titled “From Green to Blue: Cultural Identity in Irish and Bluegrass Fiddling,” written by Emily Potts for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. The paper compares Celtic fiddle music and Bluegrass music, identifying the similarities in the circumstances of their origin, style, and purpose. Much of the paper is based upon an interview with Bluegrass musician Julianna Waller.


Pinto, Chelsea (Fa 591), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Pinto, Chelsea (Fa 591), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 591. Paper, titled “Paul McCartney Wanted Dead or Alive”, written by Chelsea Pinto for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Pinto details the urban legend surrounding the alleged death of Paul McCartney of the English rock band The Beatles, and his subsequent replacement by a “look-alike”. Pinto bases her conclusions largely on a small number of interviews conducted with Beatles fans.


Travis, Hayley Anne (Fa 590), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Travis, Hayley Anne (Fa 590), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 590. [Folklore materials classified by genre] Information collected by Hayley Anne Travis related to folklore genres for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Squires, Bailey Marie, B. 1989 (Fa 589), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Squires, Bailey Marie, B. 1989 (Fa 589), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full text (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 589. [Folklore materials classified by genre] Information collected by Bailey Marie Squires related to folklore genres for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Arnold, Andrew (Fa 592), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Arnold, Andrew (Fa 592), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 592. This paper, titled “Raising Tobacco”, was written by Andrew Arnold for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Arnold details the process of raising tobacco from selecting the proper location for the crop to delivering the final product to market. The paper is largely based upon Arnold’s personal interview with Lewisburg, Kentucky farmer, Thomas Nelson.


Funk, Jesse Trusdale, 1912-2001 (Fa 587), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Funk, Jesse Trusdale, 1912-2001 (Fa 587), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 587. Doctor Jesse Trusdale Funk outlines his genealogy and recalls family history and his personal history from childhood through retirement. Funk also details his experiences as a medical student at Vanderbilt University Medical School and his fifty-five years of medical practice in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes transcription.


Hanratty, Suzanne (Funk) (Fa 588), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2013

Hanratty, Suzanne (Funk) (Fa 588), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archvies Project 588. Maydelle (Johnson) Funk, registered nurse, and her husband, physician Jesse Trusdale Funk, detail their genealogy and personal history in interviews conducted by their daughter, Suzanne (Funk) Hanratty. The Funks lived and worked in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes transcription and news clippings about a Girl Scout troop in Bowling Green led by Mrs. Funk.