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Interview With Mattie Lou (Emmett) Thrasher Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Mattie Lou (Emmett) Thrasher Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Mattie Lou (Emmett) Thrasher conducted by Karen Owens for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Thrasher discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in Hancock County, Kentucky, education, electrification, teachers and teaching, motherhood, race relations, attitudes toward tenant farmers, automobiles, the Great Depression and World War II.


Interview With Irene Taylor Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Irene Taylor Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Irene Taylor conducted by Christopher Carey for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." In this brief interview Taylor discusses a general store in Hancock County, Kentucky called the Duncan store as well as one-room schools and the consolidation of schools. She also mentions the Chestnut Grove school in Hancock County.


Interview With Mittie Dame Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Mittie Dame Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Mittie Dame conducted by Judi Hetrick for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Dame discusses her life and times including information about growing up in Calhoun, McLean County, Kentucky, her early marriage, entertainment, rural electrification, radios, refrigerators, social life and customs, Halloween pranks, moonshining, and farming.


Interview With Princess O'Flynn Bareis Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Princess O'Flynn Bareis Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Princess O'Flynn Bareis conducted by Cathy Behan for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Bareis discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in Utica, Daviess County, Kentucky, education, religion, the general store her grandfather owned, African Americans, and her experience with mental illness and spouse abuse.


Interview With Mary Bryant (Benton) Fitts Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Mary Bryant (Benton) Fitts Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Mary Brant (Benton) Fitts conducted by Karen Owen for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Fitts discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in Utica and Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky, her children, social life and customs, race relations, World War II, and sundry other topics. Mrs. Fitts was a housewife and mother of two.


Interview With Dora Landrum Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Dora Landrum Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Dora Landrum conducted by Kevins Eans for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Landrum dicusses her life and times, including information about the Great Depression, how the New Deal programs affected Ohio County, Kentucky, motion pictures, radio, World War II, Pearl Harbor, the atomic bomb, rationining, her running for State Senate in 1949, and Democratic politics.


Interview With Zella Truman Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Zella Truman Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Zella Truman conducted by Karen Owen for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Truman discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky, education, games children played, influenza, floods, World War II, and courtship.


Interview With Gwendolyn Johnston Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Gwendolyn Johnston Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Gwendolyn Johnston conducted by Keith Smith for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Johnston discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in West Louisville, Kentucky, education, games, a tornado that struck Louisville in the 1890s, automobiles, the Ku Klux Klan, Ronald Wilson Reagan, and parochial schools.


Interview With Allyene Gregory Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Allyene Gregory Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Allyene Gregory conducted by Steve Vied for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Gregory discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in Sorgho, Daviess County, Kentucky, education, childhood games, her father's farm, African Americans, social customs and historic events in the community, as well as her teaching career.


Interview With Corinne Taylor Gregory Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 1986

Interview With Corinne Taylor Gregory Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Corinne (Taylor) Gregory conducted by Paul Eubanks for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Gregory discusses her life and times, including information about education for women and job opportunities for women, World War II, food preservation, foodways, and public health. Gregory was from Beaver Dam, Ohio County, Kentucky.


Interview With Nellie Hall Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Interview With Nellie Hall Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Nellie Hall conducted by Gary Netzley for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Hall discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky, her relationship with an alcoholic and abusive husband, her work in a cigar factory, her memories of recreation as a child, education, World War I, World War II, and the medical problems faced by various members of her family.


Interview With Lattie Edds And Essie Thomason Regarding Their Lives (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Interview With Lattie Edds And Essie Thomason Regarding Their Lives (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Lattie Edds and Essie Thomason conducted by Judi Hetrick for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." They discuss their life and times, including information about growing up in McLean County and Hancock County, Kentucky, social life and customs, weaving, childhood chores and games, teachers and teaching, one-room schools, farms and farming, courtship, televisions, radios, the Great Depression, floods, and influenza.


Interview With Oma Gross Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Interview With Oma Gross Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Oma Gross conducted by Kim Parson for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Gross discusses her life and times, including information about her rural education, social life and customs, race relations, sewing, rural electrification, Floyd Collins, medicine, courtship, and World War II.


Interview With Lena Stolsworth Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Interview With Lena Stolsworth Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Lena Stolsworth conducted by Kim Parson for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Stolsworth discusses her life and times, including information about growing up on a farm in Ohio County, Kentucky, education, social life and customs, floods, the Great Depression and World War II.


Interview With Carrye Abell Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Interview With Carrye Abell Regarding Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Carrye Abell conducted by Keith Smith for a oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Abell discusses her life and times, including information about education, rural life, courtship, and Prohibition in Thurston, a small community in Daviess County, Kentucky.


Interview With Virginia Pannell About Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Interview With Virginia Pannell About Her Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an oral interview with Virginia Pannell about her life and times conducted by Charlotte Postlewaite for an oral history project titled "Do You Remember When, 1900-1949." In the interview Pannell discusses her life in Greenville, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She talks about teachers and teaching, schools, education, politics, health care, World War I, World War II, Influenza, radios, B. Mathis, coal mines and mining, strikes, telephones, vigilantism, Prohibition, rationing and religion.


Gregory, Corinne Taylor, B. 1904 (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Gregory, Corinne Taylor, B. 1904 (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Corinne Taylor Gregory conducted by Charlotte Postlewaite for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Gregory discusses her life and times, including information about growing up in Ohio County, Kentucky, the Great Depression, horse racing, company stores, coal towns, courtship, and social life and customs.


Interview With Charlie Earl Coy Regarding His Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 1986

Interview With Charlie Earl Coy Regarding His Life (Fa 154), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of an interview with Charlie Earl Coy conducted by Keith Smith for an oral history project titled "A Generation Remembers, 1900-1949." Coy discusses his life and times, including information about his childhood in Daviess County, Kentucky, farms and farming, the Great Depression, tobacco, social life and customs, airplanes, radios, television, tractors and other farm equipment, women's suffrage and influenza.


Ua68/13/4 Bowling Green, Vol. 6, No. 2, Kelly Thompson Chapter, Public Relations Student Society Of America Apr 1986

Ua68/13/4 Bowling Green, Vol. 6, No. 2, Kelly Thompson Chapter, Public Relations Student Society Of America

Student Organizations

Magazine produced by senior seminar class in public relations with the Kelly Thompson Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America and students in the WKU Department of Journalism.

Regular features include:

  • Reflections
  • Business
  • Art
  • Community Service
  • Reminiscing
  • Curiosities
  • Entertainment

This issue includes articles:

  • Schabel, Christine & Robert Cook. Beech Bend Then
  • Combs, Susan. Making Plans to Last a Lifetime
  • Dickerson, Cynthia. Latching on to Communities - Latch Key Children
  • Jones, LaMont. Romanza Johnson: What's Next?


Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar Jan 1986

Ua45/6 Commencement Program, Wku Registrar

WKU Archives Records

Commencement program listing graduates.


Ua11/2 Lady Toppers Basketball Press Releases, Wku Public Affairs Jan 1986

Ua11/2 Lady Toppers Basketball Press Releases, Wku Public Affairs

WKU Archives Records

Press releases regarding WKU women's basketball team for the 1985-1986 season.