Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Business Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Kentucky

Discipline
Institution
Publication Year
Publication
Publication Type

Articles 1 - 30 of 2272

Full-Text Articles in Business

Reynolds, William Russell, Jr., 1878-1955 (Mss 656), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2018

Reynolds, William Russell, Jr., 1878-1955 (Mss 656), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 656. Collection of daybooks with daily entries of financial transactions for the Reynolds Brothers Store in Cave City, Kentucky. Books include daily sales at the store and include the purchaser’s name, items purchased and their prices.


2018 – 2019 Kentucky Agricultural Economic Situation And Outlook, Kenneth H. Burdine, Todd D. Davis, Jerry Pierce, William M. Snell, Timothy A. Woods, Jeffrey W. Stringer Nov 2018

2018 – 2019 Kentucky Agricultural Economic Situation And Outlook, Kenneth H. Burdine, Todd D. Davis, Jerry Pierce, William M. Snell, Timothy A. Woods, Jeffrey W. Stringer

Agricultural Situation and Outlook

This publication covers the situation and outlook for 2018-2019 in the following areas:

  • U.S. Agricultural Economy;
  • Kentucky’s Agricultural Economy;
  • Selected Commodity Profiles - Cattle; Poultry; Hogs; Equine; Dairy; Corn; Soybeans; Wheat; Tobacco; Fruits, Vegetables and Greenhouse; and
  • Forestry.


Spalding Laundry & Dry Cleaning Company - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 3272), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2018

Spalding Laundry & Dry Cleaning Company - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 3272), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3272. Undated solicitation letter (ca. 1933) from Spalding Laundry & Dry Cleaning Co., Louisville, Kentucky, for its Daily Infant Laundry Service. Includes a booklet for recording infant weight and height and providing diet guidelines for the first twelve months. The letter bears the National Recovery Administration’s “blue eagle” symbol.


Washington County, Kentucky - Merchants (Mss 648), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2018

Washington County, Kentucky - Merchants (Mss 648), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 648. Account books for three general stores in Springfield, Kentucky. Two stores are identified: Cunningham & Nall Store and William Blackwell Store.


Pendleton Family - Account Books (Mss 649), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2018

Pendleton Family - Account Books (Mss 649), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 649. Five account books for a grist mill and saw mill located in East Fork, Metcalfe County, Kentucky, as well as logging operations. The account books list wages paid for daily work as well as for piece work (handles). Employees were sometimes paid in cash, but most of the wages were paid in flour, mill, or other general store goods. Some of the accounts are for customers, not employees.


Ratliff, Charles, 1854-1940 (Sc 3236), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2018

Ratliff, Charles, 1854-1940 (Sc 3236), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3236. Letter, 30 July 1889, of Charles Ratliff, Princeton, Kentucky, on his letterhead as a dealer in building material, hardware, saddlery, roofing, etc., advising of the sale of his quarry property and assuring the recipient that the new owners will promptly supply stone.


Seaborne, Roy, Jr. (Fa 1151), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Seaborne, Roy, Jr. (Fa 1151), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1151. Student paper titled “Old Farm Machinery and Methods” in which Roy Seaborne, Jr. explores the types of tools farmers, both traditional and contemporary, use to plant, harvest, anddistribute their crops. Information was gathered by Seaborne from farmers in Pike and Taylor counties in Kentucky. The paper also includes black and white photographs of various machinery along with brief descriptions of how the equipment is utilized.


Vaughn, William (Fa 1152), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Vaughn, William (Fa 1152), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1152. Student paper titled “The Old and New [Contrast of Traditional and Modern Farm Machinery]” in which William R. Vaughn identifies manual and mechanized farm equipmentand details the differences between the pieces. Vaughn collected information from equipment salesmen and rural farmers. Also included in the paper are black and white photographs of recognizable machines such as plows, wagons, rakes, and cultivators.


Warren, Kaye (Fa 1150), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2018

Warren, Kaye (Fa 1150), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1150. Student folk studies project titled “From Slavery to Freedom for the Negro Race in Logan County [Kentucky]” which includes survey sheets with a brief description of African American life in Logan County, Kentucky. Sheets may include interviews, written records, photographs, informant’s name, age, and address.


Wood, George Twyman, 1796-1876 (Mss 630), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2018

Wood, George Twyman, 1796-1876 (Mss 630), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscript Collection 630. Correspondence and land records related to George T. Wood’s management of property in Hart County, Kentucky, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, which resulted from the settlement of Stephen Girard’s estate. At the time of his death Girard was one of the wealthiest men in America.


Whyte, Samuel G., 1774-1833 - Letter To (Sc 3191), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2018

Whyte, Samuel G., 1774-1833 - Letter To (Sc 3191), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3191. Letters to Samuel G. Whyte, a member of the Shaker colony at South Union, Kentucky, from James A. Pearce, Louisville, Kentucky. Pearce discusses debts due to Whyte and urges Whyte to satisfy debts he owes to Pearce. He also refers to having his brother-in-law William Clark, an estate legatee, sign a deed of release for lands sold to Whyte.


Mclean, Eli, 1793-1870 And John Mclean, 1796-1862 (Sc 3192), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2018

Mclean, Eli, 1793-1870 And John Mclean, 1796-1862 (Sc 3192), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3192. Papers of Eli and John McLean, members of the Shaker colony at South Union, Kentucky: a bill to Eli for medicinal supplies; an order to Eli for carpet; a letter to John asking forbearance on payment of a note due; and a letter to Eli regarding the purchase of a sow.


Lexington And Georgetown Turnpike Company (Sc 3185), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2018

Lexington And Georgetown Turnpike Company (Sc 3185), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3185. Financial records, including receipts, invoices, statements, treasure’s reports and sundry other records related to the Lexington and Georgetown Turnpike Company which maintained a toll road between those two cities in Kentucky. Incudes information about rock supplied, toll house maintenance, labor, supplies purchased, and services rendered in order to maintain the road.


Municipal Responses To The Shifting Environment Of Shopping Mall Retail, Paul Kleier Iii Jan 2018

Municipal Responses To The Shifting Environment Of Shopping Mall Retail, Paul Kleier Iii

MPA/MPP Capstone Projects

Economic development is a vital local government responsibility because it guides the provision of jobs for residents, markets for the purchase of goods, and revenue for the government itself. Shopping malls have been key drivers of local economic activity for decades, but their viability going forward has become uncertain since the turn of the century. This paper considers both reasons for this uncertainty and strategies that have been or can be implemented to improve mall sustainability and profitability. While literature addressing this topic focuses almost exclusively on the role played by mall management, this paper places special emphasis on the ...


African American Funeral Home Records - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 626), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2017

African American Funeral Home Records - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 626), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 626. Records of the Kuykendall-Abel-Boyd and Abel Brothers funeral home businesses, operated by African Americans in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Records include names of deceased, funeral dates and expenses, and in some cases family information, cause of death and place of interment. The records were photocopied from originals in the possession of Gatewood and Sons Funeral Chapel, Bowling Green, Kentucky.


A Community-Based Marketing Campaign At Farmers Markets To Encourage Fruit And Vegetable Purchases In Rural Counties With High Rates Of Obesity, Kentucky, 2015-2016, Emily M. Dewitt, Margaret Louise Mcgladrey, Emily Liu, Nicole Rachael Peritore, Kelly H. Webber, Brooke F. Butterworth, Ann Vail, Alison A. Gustafson Aug 2017

A Community-Based Marketing Campaign At Farmers Markets To Encourage Fruit And Vegetable Purchases In Rural Counties With High Rates Of Obesity, Kentucky, 2015-2016, Emily M. Dewitt, Margaret Louise Mcgladrey, Emily Liu, Nicole Rachael Peritore, Kelly H. Webber, Brooke F. Butterworth, Ann Vail, Alison A. Gustafson

Dietetics and Human Nutrition Faculty Publications

Availability of farmers markets may increase fruit and vegetable consumption among rural residents of the United States. We conducted a community-based marketing campaign, Plate it Up Kentucky Proud (PIUKP), in 6 rural communities over 2 years to determine the association between exposure to the campaign and fruit and vegetable purchases, adjusted for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipient status. Logistic regression was used to examine the odds of the PIUKP campaign influencing purchases. Awareness of the PIUKP marketing campaign was significantly associated with a willingness to prepare fruits and vegetables at home. Using marketing strategies at farmers markets may be an ...


Helm Store Collection - Hardin County, Kentucky (Mss 65), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2017

Helm Store Collection - Hardin County, Kentucky (Mss 65), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 65. Journal of sales from 1814 to 1816 of the Helm & Green store and an 1828 account book of the John B. Helm & Company, Hardin County, Kentucky. An 1842 promissory note and constable’s summons pertaining to a debt are also included.


Garment Workers In Kentucky Oral History Project (Fa 865), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2017

Garment Workers In Kentucky Oral History Project (Fa 865), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 865. Interviews conducted by Lisa Karen Miller containing details about the lives of garment workers in Kentucky and Tennessee. Some of the topics included were technological changes, job layoffs, and labor unions.


Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Mss 64), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2016

Shakers - South Union, Kentucky (Mss 64), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 64. Ledger volume containing fulling mill records, (1814-1815), accounts (1843-1844), and journal (1909-1911) of the Shaker colony at South Union, Kentucky.


Gunther, L. W., B. 1822? (Sc 3075), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2016

Gunther, L. W., B. 1822? (Sc 3075), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3075. Letter, 12 March 1848, of L. W. Gunther, Cadiz, Kentucky, to Charles H. Blake, Blandville, Kentucky. He refers to Blake taking delivery of goods from the steamboat Tennessee, reports correspondence from England and France concerning their stave business, and discusses the specifications for the English customer.

He also makes reference to a “shipbuilding enterprise.”


Point Pleasant Store - Ohio County, Kentucky (Mss 594), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Point Pleasant Store - Ohio County, Kentucky (Mss 594), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 594. Ledger books containing transactions from the Point Pleasant Store in Ohio County, Kentucky. Because of this store’s location on the Green River, ledgers also include information about shipment of tobacco from that site. Also includes wages for labor performed for the store owner.


Gerard Family Papers (Mss 577), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Gerard Family Papers (Mss 577), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 577. Funeral records, correspondence, account books and other financial papers related to various undertaking establishments run by the Gerard and Bradley families, including Gerard and Gerard Funeral Home, Eugene Gerard Company Mortuary and the Gerard and Bradley Funeral Chapel in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Also includes financial records related to an earlier furniture making business operated by John C. Gerard, a French immigrant.


Louisville Bridge Company - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 3057), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Louisville Bridge Company - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 3057), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3057. Certificate no. 1653 dated 21 August 1890 for ten shares of stock in the Louisville Bridge Company, issued to J. S. Bell. The certificate is endorsed by Bell and bears a cancellation stamp of 4 April 1896. Includes an engraving of the bridge spanning the Ohio River and the canal at Louisville, Kentucky.


Lester Lowe Grocery - Pondsville, Kentucky (Mss 589), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2016

Lester Lowe Grocery - Pondsville, Kentucky (Mss 589), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 589. Receipts, wholesale grocery ordering forms, correspondence and promotional material from the Lester Lowe Grocery, a small general store in Pondsville, Warren County, Kentucky.


J. W. Ford & Company - Hartford, Kentucky (Mss 595), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2016

J. W. Ford & Company - Hartford, Kentucky (Mss 595), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 595. Account books documenting the financial transactions of the J. W. Ford Company which operated several business interests in Ohio County, Kentucky. The chief industry documented in the account books is the Hartford Roller Mills, which was located near the Rough River in Hartford, Kentucky.


Gaines Family - Business Records (Sc 3025), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2016

Gaines Family - Business Records (Sc 3025), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3025. Two account books of Squire C. Gaines, Fayette County, Kentucky, 1875-1878, recording time records, payments to laborers, haulage of stone and other details of work on the Cincinnati Southern Railway; unidentified notebook, 1873, with ideas and sketches for stories; unidentifed account book, 1886-1887, recording expenses for individual laborers and merchandise.


Riggs Refining Company - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 3017), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2016

Riggs Refining Company - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Sc 3017), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3017. Correspondence and papers relating to the business of the Riggs Refinery, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Includes correspondence between Henry W. Bradley and principal Edgar R. Riggs while the latter pursued business opportunities in Florida. Matters discussed include business transactions, collections, the Florida land boom, and the effects of a destructive storm in Bowling Green.


Smith Brothers Store - Russell County, Kentucky (Mss 585), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2016

Smith Brothers Store - Russell County, Kentucky (Mss 585), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 585. Three account books from the Smith Brothers Stores located in Fonthill and Irvin’s Store, Russell County, Kentucky. Also includes some information about the estate of Robert Pierce Smith.


Helm, Harold Holmes, 1900-1985 (Mss 554), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2016

Helm, Harold Holmes, 1900-1985 (Mss 554), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 554. Personal and professional correspondence of Auburn, Kentucky native and New York banker Harold H. Helm. Includes biographical materials, speeches, miscellaneous papers and photographs.


Economic Considerations Of Aggressively Treating The Influenza Virus In Equines, Charlotte R. Hansen Jan 2016

Economic Considerations Of Aggressively Treating The Influenza Virus In Equines, Charlotte R. Hansen

Theses and Dissertations--Agricultural Economics

The equine influenza virus is a significant cause of respiratory disease in horses. Even though horses generally recover from this virus, sometimes horses with equine influenza develop secondary bacterial infections which can cause severe pneumonia, thereby increasing recovery times. Owners and managers are faced with the decision of whether to delay preventative treatment in hopes of the horse avoids contracting a secondary bacterial infection (“wait and see”) or aggressively treat the horse with an antibiotic in hopes of avoiding a serious infection (“treat now”). From a decision making standpoint, the economic considerations include explicit treatment costs as well as nonmonetary ...