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Heritage, Tradition, And Craft In Quiltmaking (Fa 1131), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2018

Heritage, Tradition, And Craft In Quiltmaking (Fa 1131), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1131. Collection contains Interviews, photographs, and informant data sheets relating to Sandy Staebell's project with quiltmakers in Allen County and Monroe County, Kentucky and Macon County, Tennessee for the 2017-2018 Osby Lee Hire and Lillian K. Garrison Hire Memorial Lecture Series.


Warren County Kentucky Homemakers Project (Fa 82), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2013

Warren County Kentucky Homemakers Project (Fa 82), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 82. These interviews examine the lives of rural women through their membership in the Warren County Homemakers Extension Program. Former extension agents and members recall their experiences in the organization and the significance of the education programs in preparing them to adapt to new technologies and to move from farm life to public work.


Beck, Louis Marvin (Fa 76), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2012

Beck, Louis Marvin (Fa 76), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 76. Interview with Ophelia Ellen Johnson Hanna about her family and education growing up as an African American in Warren County, Kentucky. Includes taped interview and index.


Doyle, Kathina J., B. 1990 (Fa 537), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2011

Doyle, Kathina J., B. 1990 (Fa 537), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text (click on "Additional File" below) for Folklife Archives Project 537. Project in which Kathina Jo Doyle executed a cultural analysis of the hope chest, a physical piece of furniture (chest) or a collection of items that a young woman assembled for her future household. This project was a requirement for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Includes colored illustrations and a transcript of an interview done with Doyle's maternal grandmother Beatrice Firkin.


Klimowicz, Teresa D. (Fa 13), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2010

Klimowicz, Teresa D. (Fa 13), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 13. Interviews conducted by Teresa D. Klimowicz with Esther (Magers) Isbell, a native of Barren Coutny, Kentucky. Special attention is focused on her biblical themed quilts. Isbell also discusses her various occupations and participation in community affairs while living in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Glynn, Luanne Carol (Aylesworth), B. 1951 (Fa 11), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2010

Glynn, Luanne Carol (Aylesworth), B. 1951 (Fa 11), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 11. Interviews conducted by Luanne Carol (Aylesworth) Glynn with Marvel (Welborn) Mohon, Lewisburg, Kentucky concerning Thanksgiving customs, with much attention paid to Marvel’s life, especially her family.


Interview With Alice Triplett (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2010

Interview With Alice Triplett (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Transcription of an interview with Alice Triplett conducted by Genie Sullivan for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Triplett discusses her life and times, including information about her life in Ohio County, Kentucky, and her teaching experience. The original tape does not have good sound quality, thus the transcription is spotty.


Over Here, Over There (Fa 480), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2010

Over Here, Over There (Fa 480), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 480. Collection contains recorded interviews and transcriptions conducted by David Baxter and Laura Harper Lee. The interviews contain information about the war effort at home and, for those who served, their experiences with the military and their combat experiences specifically.


Robertson, Stephen & Cindy Robertson (Fa 436), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2009

Robertson, Stephen & Cindy Robertson (Fa 436), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 436. Interview with June Long conducted by Stephen Robertson and Cindy Roberston for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Chase, Barbara J. (Fa 316), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2008

Chase, Barbara J. (Fa 316), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 316. Paper: "A Study of the Black Cosmetology Field" written by Barbara J. Chase for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Beck, Barbara (Fa 301), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2008

Beck, Barbara (Fa 301), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 301. Paper: "Images of Nurses in Print Media: 'RN Magazine', January 1995-June 1995" written by Barbara Beck for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.