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Winchel, Beulah Rhea, 1912-2015 (Mss 609), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2017

Winchel, Beulah Rhea, 1912-2015 (Mss 609), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 609. Correspondence, photographs, travel materials, genealogy, and other personal papers of Beulah R. Winchel, a Breckinridge County, Kentucky, native and a teacher and librarian who served in Japan, Germany and France with the U.S. Army Special Services and the Department of Defense Dependents Schools.


Wedding Family Papers (Sc 3053), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2016

Wedding Family Papers (Sc 3053), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid for Manuscripts Small Collection 3053. Miscellaneous papers of the Wedding family of Ohio County, Kentucky: “A Soldier’s Valentine,” a Spanish-American War-era poem by C. L. Wedding; clippings, including article about the poem and obituary of Denver E. Wedding; 1942 Hopkins County Rationing Board notice appointing Christine Wedding as a registrar; and 1942 letter to Christine Wedding from a serviceman’s wife regarding his departure overseas. For Spanish-American War related material in this collection, click on "Additional Files" below.


Moore, Mary (Taylor) Leiper, 1885-1973 - Collector (Sc 2992), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2016

Moore, Mary (Taylor) Leiper, 1885-1973 - Collector (Sc 2992), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2992. Newspaper clippings, model press releases and other materials collected by Mary Leiper Moore, chairman of the publicity committee for a drive to recruit Warren County, Kentucky women for the Women’s Army Corps (WACs). Includes Moore’s letter to the commander of Louisville’s Bowman Field complaining of the Army’s poor planning of a publicity event held at Western Kentucky University on 12 November 1943.


Lissauer, Mildred Wallis (Potter), 1897-1998 - Collector (Mss 482), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2014

Lissauer, Mildred Wallis (Potter), 1897-1998 - Collector (Mss 482), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 482. Correspondence, scrapbooks, journals, diaries, photographs and miscellaneous papers of Mildred (Potter) Lissauer of Bowling Green and Louisville, Kentucky and of her family, especially her mother, Martha (Woods) Potter and her aunt, Elizabeth Moseley Woods.


Dallas, William Robert, Sr., 1910-1997 (Mss 472), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Dallas, William Robert, Sr., 1910-1997 (Mss 472), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 472. Correspondence, almost exclusively between William Robert Dallas, Sr., and his girlfriend, fiancé, and later wife Virginia “Ginny” Eileen Lindsay. Dallas was in the Army Air Corps and stationed in Louisville, Kentucky, while Ginny was living in her hometown of Ventnor, New Jersey, right outside Atlantic City. The letters are courtship related and are filled with plans for their wedding on 15 September 1945.


Hume, Glee, 1902-1998 (Mss 470), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Hume, Glee, 1902-1998 (Mss 470), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 470. Letters written to Glee Hume, a teacher at Burkesville High School, Cumberland County, Kentucky, by former students and relatives serving in various military service units around the world.


Lawrence, Ruth, 1892-1969 (Mss 476), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Lawrence, Ruth, 1892-1969 (Mss 476), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 476. Letters, written mostly to Ruth Lawrence in North Carolina and Louisville, Kentucky, genealogical notes, and Ruth’s domestic science notebook. Many of the letters are from or concern her relatives in the Goodnight, Moulder and Lawrence families of Kentucky, Texas and Tennessee.


Coombs Family Collection (Mss 349), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2013

Coombs Family Collection (Mss 349), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 349. Correspondence, photographs, business records and miscellaneous papers of the Coombs, Robertson and related families of Warren and Simpson counties in Kentucky and of Alabama, Texas and Tennessee. Includes correspondence, personal papers and research of Elizabeth Robertson Coombs, librarian at the Kentucky Library, Western Kentucky University.


Cook, Elizabeth Charlotte (Mss 403), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2012

Cook, Elizabeth Charlotte (Mss 403), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 403. Letters written by various male friends, many in military service during World War II, to Elizabeth Charlotte Cook while she was in school at Campbellsville College, Campbellsville, Kentucky and Western Kentucky State Teachers College, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Some of the letters are of a courtship nature.


Selby, Cornelia Frances, 1916-2005 (Sc 2530), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2012

Selby, Cornelia Frances, 1916-2005 (Sc 2530), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2530. Letters from Cornelia Frances “Fran” Selby to her sister, Mary Agnes Selby in Utica, Ohio, written during Cornelia’s service in the Women’s Army Corps at Camp Campbell, Kentucky. She writes of her activities, her anticipated furlough and their male acquaintances.


Davis, Virginia Wood (Mss 375), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2011

Davis, Virginia Wood (Mss 375), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 375. Correspondence, photographs, diaries, and personal and professional writing of Virginia Wood Davis, a Smiths Grove, Kentucky native and a reporter and editor, 1943-1985, for newspapers in Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida and McCreary County, Kentucky. Includes genealogical data as well as corresopndence and miscellaneous papers of her family, especially her mother, Virginia Wood (Cox) Davis.


Green Family Papers (Mss 49), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2010

Green Family Papers (Mss 49), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 49. Correspondence of the Green family, Falls of Rough, Grayson County, Kentucky, including business papers and account books, and correspondence for several generations of the Robert Wilmot Scott family, originally of Frankfort, Kentucky.


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

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

FA Finding Aids

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.


Shiess, Nancy (Sc 2062), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2009

Shiess, Nancy (Sc 2062), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2062. Paper: "Influences On and Decision Factors of Women Entering World War II from Western Kentucky State Teachers College" written by Nancy Shiess for a Kentucky history course at Western Kentucky University.


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 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 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 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.


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 52, No. 20, Wku Student Affairs Nov 1972

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 52, No. 20, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. This issue contains articles:

  • Pence, Carter. Toppers Host Middle Tennessee State University in 43rd Homecoming
  • Fletcher, Barry. First WKU Homecoming Observed Nov. 5, 1927
  • Groves, Cindy. Students Centers Have Always Stressed Hospitality
  • Madison, Stephanie. Homecoming Has Lot to Offer
  • Hayes, Judy. Early Catalog’s Worry: School’s Moral Safety
  • Register, Mona. College Newspaper Traces Development of Homecoming
  • Turner, Tom. Nipped: Guy Newcom Remembers 1950 Tilt
  • Clayton, Craig & Dennis Tomek. Jimmy Feix aka Botts and Butch Gilbert Team Up to Defeat Maroons
  • Watson, Brad. Beanies Are Freshmen
  • Hilltoppers Quartet ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 23, No. 3, Wku Student Affairs Nov 1946

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 23, No. 3, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include:

  • Veterans Views
  • Alumni Flashes
  • Faculty Notes
  • Society Page
  • Kentucky Building News
  • Spikes, Cleats & Sneakers
  • To the W Club
  • Sound Off! – ROTC
  • Book Marks

This issue contains articles:

  • Alumni Flock to Hill Once More
  • Vets Wives Believe Adage About the Way to a Man’s Heart
  • Education Week Begins Monday
  • Western Senior Places Second - Matilda Price
  • Concert Drive Ends Tomorrow
  • Mason, Pat. Never a Dull Moment at the College Switchboard
  • Pearce, Bob. Crack Pershing Rifles Unit is Reactivated
  • Western Named Map Depository
  • Vincent, Bert. Vincent Bert Strolls ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 22, No. 5, Wku Student Affairs Dec 1945

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 22, No. 5, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include:

  • Hilltopics
  • Faculty Notes
  • Alumni Notes
  • Society – Personals
  • From the Press Box
  • The Service Column
  • Alumni Flashes
  • The Chapel Hour
  • Sharps & Flats
  • Accidentals
  • Looking Backward
  • Kentucky Building News
  • Book Marks
  • Training School Notes
  • Alumni Flashes
  • Dear Ma
  • News from the Alumni

This issue contains articles:

  • Music Head Accepts Position With UCLA Staff – John Vincent
  • Atomic Energy Disscussed – Lyle Dawson
  • Dalles Frantz Performance Initiates Concert Series
  • Two to be Granted Baccalureate Degree – Anna Adams, Marion Miller
  • Tour Planned by Judson Griffin
  • Christmas Program is Planned
  • Exam Schedule is ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 22, No. 4, Wku Student Affairs Nov 1945

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 22, No. 4, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include:

  • Hilltopics
  • Faculty Notes
  • Alumni Notes
  • Society – Personals
  • From the Press Box
  • The Service Column
  • Alumni Flashes
  • The Chapel Hour
  • Sharps & Flats
  • Accidentals
  • Looking Backward
  • Kentucky Building News
  • Book Marks
  • Training School Notes
  • Alumni Flashes
  • Dear Ma
  • News from the Alumni

This issue contains articles:

  • Third District Education Association Supports Retention of Tax
  • Founders’ Day is Observed
  • Walter Nalbach Rejoins Industrial Arts Department
  • Lyle Dawson to Speak on Atomic Energy
  • Reactivation of Advanced ROTC
  • Pianist to Open Concert Series – Dalles Frantz
  • First Student Recital Held
  • Weldon Hart ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 22, No. 3, Wku Student Affairs Nov 1945

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 22, No. 3, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include:

  • Hilltopics
  • Faculty Notes
  • Alumni Notes
  • Society – Personals
  • From the Press Box
  • The Service Column
  • Alumni Flashes
  • The Chapel Hour
  • Sharps & Flats
  • Accidentals
  • Looking Backward
  • Kentucky Building News
  • Book Marks
  • Training School Notes
  • Alumni Flashes
  • Dear Ma
  • News from the Alumni

This issue contains articles:

  • Third District Education Association Meets on Campus Today
  • Talisman Staff Members Named
  • Concert Ducat Sales Urged
  • Founders’ Day to be Observed
  • Mary Chisholm, George Daggit Present Recitals
  • Native of Syria Now Westerner – Theodore Boushy
  • Education Conference Held on University of Kentucky Campus ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 22, No. 2, Wku Student Affairs Oct 1945

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 22, No. 2, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include:

  • Hilltopics
  • Faculty Notes
  • Alumni Notes
  • Society – Personals
  • From the Press Box
  • The Service Column
  • Alumni Flashes
  • The Chapel Hour
  • Sharps & Flats
  • Accidentals
  • Looking Backward
  • Kentucky Building News
  • Book Marks
  • Training School Notes
  • Alumni Flashes
  • Dear Ma
  • News from the Alumni

This issue contains articles:

  • 15 Nominated for Who’s Who
  • Tom Venable Made Senior President
  • Recital to be Different Given Monday
  • Western Host to Educators
  • Third District Education Association Meets November 9
  • Article Published on Chemical Research – Ward Sumpter, Marion Miller, Laura Hendrick
  • Gilbert Holbrook Awarded ...


Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 22, No. 1, Wku Student Affairs Oct 1945

Ua12/2/1 College Heights Herald, Vol. 22, No. 1, Wku Student Affairs

WKU Archives Records

WKU campus newspaper reporting campus, athletic and Bowling Green, Kentucky news. Regular features include:

  • Hilltopics
  • Faculty Notes
  • Alumni Notes
  • Society – Personals
  • From the Press Box
  • The Service Column
  • Alumni Flashes
  • The Chapel Hour
  • Sharps & Flats
  • Accidentals
  • Looking Backward
  • Kentucky Building News
  • Book Marks
  • Training School Notes
  • Alumni Flashes
  • Dear Ma
  • News from the Alumni

This issue contains articles:

  • Workshops are Success
  • Board Renamed for Foundation
  • Staff Changes Announced
  • Weldon Hart Wins First in Competition
  • Veterans Swell Registration
  • Training School Vacancies Filled
  • Col. Elizabeth Strayhorn Commands WAC Training Center
  • Concert Series Set for Year
  • Miss Mattie Mclean Granted Leave
  • Registration Shows ...