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Exploring Covid-19 Case Fatality In Relation To The Prevalence Of Chronic Conditions And Health Behaviors In Appalachian Kentucky, W. Jay Christian May 2021

Exploring Covid-19 Case Fatality In Relation To The Prevalence Of Chronic Conditions And Health Behaviors In Appalachian Kentucky, W. Jay Christian

Journal of Appalachian Health

Background: Research has demonstrated that common chronic conditions, especially those related to cardiovascular health, are important risk factors for severe COVID-19 symptoms or hospitalization. Population prevalence rates of such conditions have not previously been examined in relation to COVID-19 case fatality rates in the Central Appalachian region.

Purpose: This study examined prevalence rates of selected chronic conditions and COVID-19 case fatality rates to determine whether the relationship between them is consistent across Appalachian and non-Appalachian regions of Kentucky.

Methods: Data from Kentucky’s Behavioral Risk Factor Survey (KyBRFS) were used to calculate prevalence rates of asthma, diabetes, influenza vaccination, hypertension ...


Bethany Children's Home, Inc. - Wolfe County, Kentucky (Sc 3599), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2021

Bethany Children's Home, Inc. - Wolfe County, Kentucky (Sc 3599), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scans (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3599. Letters, 7 June 1955 and 25 March 1960, to Mrs. Clarence Uhl, Wooster, Ohio, from Margaret Miller, public relations secretary of The Bethany Children’s Home, Inc. (formerly Bethany Orphanage), Wolfe County, Kentucky. The first thanks her for a gift of chicks, and the second inquires about purchasing 500 chicks in the same manner as the preceding year. The 1960 letterhead includes images of the Home’s 1926 facility and of a 1958 dormitory.


Davidson, Daisy D., 1875-1895 (Sc 3598), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2021

Davidson, Daisy D., 1875-1895 (Sc 3598), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and typescript (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3598. “In Memory of Daisy Davidson,” a tribute to a young Auburn, Kentucky woman who died just prior to her 20th birthday.


Morgan Family Papers (Sc 88), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2021

Morgan Family Papers (Sc 88), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 88. Diary and journal (typescript), 1808-1851, kept chiefly by Abel Morgan of Logan and Caldwell counties, Kentucky; certificate, 1777, relating to William Morgan and signed by George Washington; and genealogical material concerning the Morgan and Caldwell families.


Players' Guild - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 3597), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2021

Players' Guild - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 3597), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3597. Notebook of Mabel Thomas, Bowling Green, Kentucky, containing planning materials and programs for performances by the Players’ Guild, an amateur theater group in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Aftermath Club - Russellville, Kentucky (Sc 3287), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2021

Aftermath Club - Russellville, Kentucky (Sc 3287), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3287. History of the Aftermath Club, a women’s literary club organized in Russellville, Kentucky, in 1896; club yearbooks, 1951-1952, 1952-1953; and correspondence regarding donation of the materials to WKU’s Department of Library Special Collections.


Bryant, Hal Farnsworth, 1888-1975 (Mss 716), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2021

Bryant, Hal Farnsworth, 1888-1975 (Mss 716), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 716. News items and features written for syndication by Bryant and his partner James M. Ross, both of the Lexington (Kentucky) Leader.


Hodges Lodge No. 297 - Whitesville, Kentucky (Sc 3596), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2021

Hodges Lodge No. 297 - Whitesville, Kentucky (Sc 3596), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3596. By-Laws and Rules of Order of Hodges Lodge No. 297, Whitesville, Kentucky, adopted 13 January 1855.


Peridot Pictures - Bowling Green-Warren County Bicentennial Film (Mss 715), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2021

Peridot Pictures - Bowling Green-Warren County Bicentennial Film (Mss 715), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 715. Proposal, script materials, correspondence, publicity, interviews and other items relating to the production of a film for the Bowling Green-Warren County (Kentucky) bicentennial by Peridot Pictures and the Landmark Association of Bowling Green.


Spiller-Morningstar Letters (Sc 3595), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2021

Spiller-Morningstar Letters (Sc 3595), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3595. Letters, primarily between Robert E. “Bob” Spiller and Cora Jane Morningstar, Bowling Green, Kentucky, covering their courtship and approaching marriage. Cora Jane writes to Bob during his military training at Fort Benning, Georgia and Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky of her activities, European travel, and wedding preparations. Includes a letter from Cora Jane’s mother to Bob, and a letter to the Spillers after their marriage from Bob’s parents.


Morningstar, Robert Evans, 1866-1944 (Sc 3594), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2021

Morningstar, Robert Evans, 1866-1944 (Sc 3594), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3594. Letters of Robert E. Morningstar, Chicago, Illinois, to his daughter-in-law Jane Morningstar, Bowling Green, Kentucky. He remarks on the news clippings she sends and on family members, but much of the content relates to his anxiety over his finances and requests for her assistance. He also describes gaining some relief when he secures a job as a hotel night clerk.


Spiller, Cora Jane (Morningstar), 1928-2020 - Letters To (Sc 3593), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2021

Spiller, Cora Jane (Morningstar), 1928-2020 - Letters To (Sc 3593), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3593. Two letters to Cora Jane Spiller, Bowling Green, Kentucky: from a recently widowed friend with a photograph enclosed; and from an unnamed Missouri man telling of his visit to ancestral cemeteries in Kentucky.


Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: Obituaries, E (Elliott-Ezell) (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2021

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: Obituaries, E (Elliott-Ezell) (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

Genealogical Records

Obituaries for surnames starting with E (Elliott-Ezell) from Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.


Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: Obituaries, E (Eaden-Elledge) (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2021

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: Obituaries, E (Eaden-Elledge) (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

Genealogical Records

Obituaries for surnames starting with E (Eaden-Elledge) from Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.


Rowan Family (Sc 3592), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2021

Rowan Family (Sc 3592), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3592. Recording of a rebroadcast program first made in connection with Black History Month for radio station WOMI, Owensboro, Kentucky. Marilyn (Rowan) McKissic, speaking in character as her ancestor Mary (Munt) Rowan, tells the story of the Rowans of Owensboro, an African-American family whose members have maintained contact over a century of annual reunions.


Mcclure Brothers - Millerstown, Kentucky (Mss 714), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2021

Mcclure Brothers - Millerstown, Kentucky (Mss 714), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 714. Records of the McClure Brothers general merchandise store in Grayson County, Kentucky. Includes supplier invoices and an account book from the early 20th century, and World War II-era materials from the Office of Price Administration.


Illinois Central Railroad Company (Sc 3591), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2021

Illinois Central Railroad Company (Sc 3591), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3591. Bill of lading issued by the Illinois Central Railroad Company for goods shipped to the McClure Brothers store in Millerstown, Kentucky. The reverse shows a map of the railroad’s routes through the Midwest and South.


Morningstar, Jane (Hines), 1904-1989 (Sc 3589), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2021

Morningstar, Jane (Hines), 1904-1989 (Sc 3589), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3589. Miscellaneous correspondence of Jane (Hines) Morningstar, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Friends encourage her to write a history of Bowling Green and recount some of their memories; others provide personal news or thanks for favors rendered.


Morningstar, Jane (Hines), 1904-1989 (Sc 3587), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2021

Morningstar, Jane (Hines), 1904-1989 (Sc 3587), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3587. Correspondence and financial data relating to the Bowling Green (Kentucky) Public Library, of which Jane Morningstar was a trustee. Includes the 1950 city ordinance establishing the Library; a list of trustees, 1950-1970; letters of thanks to supporters of the library; and financial and statistical reports, 1970.


Gentry, Robert Turner, 1865-1950 (Mss 713), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2021

Gentry, Robert Turner, 1865-1950 (Mss 713), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 713. Correspondence of Robert T. Gentry, Sonora (Hardin County), Kentucky, an insurance agent and cashier for the Bank of Sonora. Consists mostly of letters to Gentry from his wife, from Gentry’s friends and siblings in Owen County, Kentucky, and from sellers and dealers of Native American relics. Some correspondence of his wife Martha “Mattie” Gentry is also included.


Spiller, Cora Jane (Morningstar), 1928-2020 (Sc 3582), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2021

Spiller, Cora Jane (Morningstar), 1928-2020 (Sc 3582), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3582. Materials relating to applications for historical highway markers for various sites in Warren County, Kentucky, in the period during which Cora Jane Spiller and her husband Robert E. Spiller of Bowling Green served as county chairmen for the program. Includes correspondence with the Kentucky Historical Society, together with some applications and supporting materials, correspondence with cost underwriters, and dedication programs. Also includes a small amount of correspondence relating to repair of existing markers.


Warren County, Kentucky Tax List (Sc 3581), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2021

Warren County, Kentucky Tax List (Sc 3581), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3581. Partial list of white taxpayers for Warren County, Kentucky, 1875. Surnames listed begin with A, B, C, H, V, and W. Data on taxpayers varies; in some cases it includes the name of the nearest resident.


Tackett, Kenneth Wayne, 1930-2016 (Sc 3580), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2021

Tackett, Kenneth Wayne, 1930-2016 (Sc 3580), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and scan (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Small Collection 3580. Letter, 2012, of Kenneth Tackett to Cora Jane Spiller, Bowling Green, Kentucky. He asks her for help identifying a “beautiful woman with intriguing brown eyes” they used to see at the public library in Bowling Green. He regrets not having asked her for a date, but only wishes to learn her name to satisfy his curiosity.


Farnsworth, Louise Elizabeth, 1900-2002 (Sc 3579), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2021

Farnsworth, Louise Elizabeth, 1900-2002 (Sc 3579), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3579. Taped interview, 17 January 1996, of Louise Farnsworth. The longtime schoolteacher and Bowling Green, Kentucky native reminisces about her life and about her recent 96th birthday celebration.


Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: Obituaries, U (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2021

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: Obituaries, U (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

Genealogical Records

Obituaries for surnames starting with U from Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.


Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: Obituaries, Y (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2021

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: Obituaries, Y (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

Genealogical Records

Obituaries for surnames starting with Y from Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.


Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: Obituaries, Z (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2021

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: Obituaries, Z (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

Genealogical Records

Obituaries for surnames starting with Z from Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.


Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: Obituaries, G (Goodpasture-Gwynn) (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2021

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: Obituaries, G (Goodpasture-Gwynn) (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

Genealogical Records

Obituaries for surnames starting with G (Goodpasture-Gwynn) from Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.


Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: Obituaries, G (Gabbard-Goodman) (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2021

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky: Obituaries, G (Gabbard-Goodman) (Mss 701), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

Genealogical Records

Obituaries for surnames starting with G (Gabbard-Goodman) from Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.


New Union Congregation - Green County, Kentucky (Sc 3577), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2021

New Union Congregation - Green County, Kentucky (Sc 3577), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3577. Minute book of the New Union Congregation of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Green County, Kentucky (which by 1922 had united with the Greensburg Cumberland Presbyterian Church). Includes a typescript of the minute book in paper and electronic format, with added index; historical notes, 1826-1967; and data concerning the land on which the church was built.