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Newton, Gil (Fa 1242), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2019

Newton, Gil (Fa 1242), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1242. Student folk studies project titled “Housing [Clark County, Indiana],” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of structures in the area surrounding Charlestown, Clark County, Indiana. Sheets may include a brief description of the structure, location, history, floor plan, and photo.


Carter, Dinah And John Eder (Fa 1175), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Carter, Dinah And John Eder (Fa 1175), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Fokllife Archives Project 1175. Student folk studies project titled “Tunnel Mill” which includes an interview and documentation about the history of Tunnel Mill in Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana. Sheets may include an interview, a photograph and informant’s name.


Sutherland, David And Linda C. White (Fa 1044), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2017

Sutherland, David And Linda C. White (Fa 1044), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1044. Paper titled “From Mountain to Flatland: A Study of Two Homesteads” written by David Sutherland and Linda White. The authors attempt to compare two homesteads—one found in Pickett County, Tennessee, and the other in Simpson County, Kentucky—by exploring the family histories, topographical influences, and architectural styles of each location. The paper also includes photographs of informants, their farms, grave markers, aerial maps, and other personal ephemera.


Early, Laura (Fa 888), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2016

Early, Laura (Fa 888), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folkilfe Archives Project 888. Title: “Spirit of the Ohio.” Project includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of buildings in Meade County, Kentucky. Sheets include a brief description of each building.


Outdoor Art League Of Louisville - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 2914), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2015

Outdoor Art League Of Louisville - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 2914), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2914. Form letter soliciting funds for the Zachary Taylor Memorial Lane Committee of the Outdoor Art League of Louisville. The letter, from committee chairman Mrs. Charles D. Greer, laments the neglect of the tomb of President Zachary Taylor near Louisville, Kentucky, and outlines the Committee’s intent to construct an entrance to a “Memorial Lane” leading from Brownsboro Road to the monument at the cemetery in which Taylor is interred.

Includes a rendering of the proposed entrance.


''Get Your Asphalt Off My Ancestors!'': Reclaiming Richmond's African Burial Ground, Mai-Linh Hong Jun 2013

''Get Your Asphalt Off My Ancestors!'': Reclaiming Richmond's African Burial Ground, Mai-Linh Hong

Faculty Journal Articles

By treating spatial conflict as one way communities wrestle with the memory and legacy of slavery, this article unites critical landscape analysis, a tool of legal geography, with legal and cultural analysis and recent scholarship on African American reparations. A slave cemetery lay beneath a parking lot in Shockoe Bottom, a neighborhood of downtown Richmond that was once a major slave-trading hub. In recent years, controversy arose over the site’s use, generating racially charged local debate and two failed lawsuits seeking to preserve the site. This article examines the significance of the African Burial Ground controversy by analyzing its ...


Mining The Qualitative From The Quantitative: Re-Evaluating Cemetery Survey For The Field Of Historic Preservation, Kathryn Chambon Diserens Jan 2013

Mining The Qualitative From The Quantitative: Re-Evaluating Cemetery Survey For The Field Of Historic Preservation, Kathryn Chambon Diserens

Theses (Historic Preservation)

This thesis proposes to critique the process of the survey of historic cemeteries and the data and information that can be generated through them through the eyes of a historic preservationist, focusing on the data collection over the past 30 years at St. Louis Number Two Cemetery in New Orleans, Louisiana. Through this research, the process of cemetery survey is described from beginning to end, including what brings it about, what types of data are collected by what types of groups, and finally, a brief glimpse into the types of data analysis and measurement that can be done using this ...


Rocky Hill [Kentucky] Station Architecture (Fa 75), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2012

Rocky Hill [Kentucky] Station Architecture (Fa 75), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 75. “Rocky Hill Station Architecture,” vernacular architecture class project concerning Rocky Hill, Edmonson County, Kentucky (est. 1859). Includes information on architecture, social life, economic life and railroads.


Morse, Rebecca D. (Fa 67), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Morse, Rebecca D. (Fa 67), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 67. Thesis: “Tinsley Bottom Tennessee: An Historical Reconstruction Utilizing Oral Narrative Traditions” by Rebecca D. Morse in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Master of Arts, Department of Folk and Intercultural Studies at Western Kentucky University.


Ashley, Odell (Fa 52), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Ashley, Odell (Fa 52), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 52. “The History of the Edmonson County Poor House,” an interpretive paper and interview executed for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University in 1984. Includes a chronological transcription of the records from the Edmonson County Court pertaining to the maintenance of the poor house from 1864 to 1936.


Ball, Donald B. (Fa 571), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2011

Ball, Donald B. (Fa 571), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Collection 571. Symposium paper (1) and articles (9) published in "Ohio Valley Historical Archaeology," written or co-written by Donald B. Ball, concerning grave houses, vernacular architecture and stone construction.


Programmatic Overlays: A Park/Cemetery In Jersey City, Nj, Lawrence Zarpaylic May 2011

Programmatic Overlays: A Park/Cemetery In Jersey City, Nj, Lawrence Zarpaylic

Architecture Theses

The development of sensory invitation and discovery will be the guiding premise infused within the architectural construct. Allowing one to recognize and identify with their emotions by establishing a heightened sense of ‘place’ and ‘time’ are steps towards realizing ones’ essence. Creating spaces that foster this awareness by using physical forms, textures, and colors that will aid in the manifestation of a building that engages, interacts and touches the soul. As cities expanded, cemeteries would typically be built alongside their development. Today space is limited for burial with the dense urban fabric of the 21st century. Thus, a proposal for ...


Deep East Texas Grave Markers: Types, Styles, And Motifs, Nancy Adgent, Perky Beisel, George Avery Jan 2010

Deep East Texas Grave Markers: Types, Styles, And Motifs, Nancy Adgent, Perky Beisel, George Avery

Faculty Publications

Grave markers are often the only physical evidence of a person’s existence and offer opportunities for even ordinary people to ‘speak’ from the grave. Sometimes the deceased selects the marker or leaves instructions for its composition.

In modern times, the grieving family typically chooses the type, style, motif, and inscription according to commercial availability, aesthetic appeal, and budgetary constraints. A cemetery visitor will likely have no idea of the actual circumstances that caused a particular marker to have its shape, design, and decorative elements.

Like other possessions, markers are subject to fashion trends and since the advent of mass ...


Deep East Texas Grave Markers: Types, Styles, And Motifs, Nancy Adgent, Perky Beisel, George Avery Jan 2010

Deep East Texas Grave Markers: Types, Styles, And Motifs, Nancy Adgent, Perky Beisel, George Avery

CRHR: Archaeology

Grave markers are often the only physical evidence of a person’s existence and offer opportunities for even ordinary people to ‘speak’ from the grave. Sometimes the deceased selects the marker or leaves instructions for its composition.

In modern times, the grieving family typically chooses the type, style, motif, and inscription according to commercial availability, aesthetic appeal, and budgetary constraints. A cemetery visitor will likely have no idea of the actual circumstances that caused a particular marker to have its shape, design, and decorative elements.

Like other possessions, markers are subject to fashion trends and since the advent of mass ...


Deep East Texas Grave Markers: Types, Styles, And Motifs, Nancy Adgent, Perky Beisel, George Avery Jan 2010

Deep East Texas Grave Markers: Types, Styles, And Motifs, Nancy Adgent, Perky Beisel, George Avery

Faculty Publications

Grave markers are often the only physical evidence of a person’s existence and offer opportunities for even ordinary people to ‘speak’ from the grave. Sometimes the deceased selects the marker or leaves instructions for its composition.

In modern times, the grieving family typically chooses the type, style, motif, and inscription according to commercial availability, aesthetic appeal, and budgetary constraints. A cemetery visitor will likely have no idea of the actual circumstances that caused a particular marker to have its shape, design, and decorative elements.

Like other possessions, markers are subject to fashion trends and since the advent of mass ...


Pioneer Cemetery (Sc 1949), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2009

Pioneer Cemetery (Sc 1949), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1949. Correspondence and a news clipping related to the use of tombstones in a potential sidewalk at Pioneer Cemetery, Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Umberger, Eugene B., Jr. (Sc 1565), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2008

Umberger, Eugene B., Jr. (Sc 1565), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1565. Paper titled "The York Farm: A Contribution to Folk Housing Documentation" written by Eugene B. Umberger, Jr. for a geography class at Western Kentucky University. Includes photos and diagrams of various farm structures.