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Elkton Motor Company - Elkton, Kentucky (Sc 3526), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2020

Elkton Motor Company - Elkton, Kentucky (Sc 3526), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3526. Letter, December 1939, from Elkton Motor Company, Elkton, Kentucky, wishing the recipient a Merry Christmas and suggesting the purchase of a new 1940 Ford V-8 as a family gift. The letterhead features a car wrapped as a Christmas present.


Buckberry, Ray B., Jr., B. 1934 - Collector (Mss 688), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2020

Buckberry, Ray B., Jr., B. 1934 - Collector (Mss 688), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and digital scans for some files for Manuscripts Collection 688. Material collected by Bowling Green, Kentucky attorney, Ray B. Buckberry, Jr. for presentations he prepared about the history of grocery stores locally and nationally and about Operation Tiger, the practice battle for D-Day on Slapton Sands, Devon, England on 28 April 1944 during World War II.


Johnson Funeral Home - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 684), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2020

Johnson Funeral Home - Bowling Green, Kentucky (Mss 684), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 684. Records of the Johnson Funeral Home, Bowling Green, Kentucky, and its predecessors Satterfield-Eakin-Dawson Funeral Home and Eakin-Johnson Funeral Home, containing data about the deceased, survivors, funeral details and expenses, and other related information.


Campbell Collection (Mss 683), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2020

Campbell Collection (Mss 683), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 683. Correspondence and papers primarily relating to the service of Elvis R. Campbell, Bowling Green, Kentucky, in the public works department of city government and at Detrex Corporation. Includes a few personal and family papers.


Cassidy, Paul S., 1908-1998 (Sc 3497), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2019

Cassidy, Paul S., 1908-1998 (Sc 3497), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3497. Letters written by Paul S. Cassidy--likely in the 1950s--soliciting for the purchase of small rental houses for a company called "The Rental Pool" in Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Superintendent Recruitment: Effects Of Superintendent Job Status, School Councils (Principal Selection Models), District Wealth, And Signing Bonus On Applicant Rating Of The Job, Mark Jeffery Martin Oct 2019

Superintendent Recruitment: Effects Of Superintendent Job Status, School Councils (Principal Selection Models), District Wealth, And Signing Bonus On Applicant Rating Of The Job, Mark Jeffery Martin

Dissertations

This nearly perfect replicated study (Millay, 2003) was a superintendent recruitment simulation with the purpose of investigating factors that influence recruiting qualified individuals to serve as district superintendents of public schools. The study was a factorial experiment involving a four-way 2 x 2 x 2 x (3 x S) fixed-factor betweenwithin analysis of variance (ANOVA) which yielded 24 cells. The participants in the study were Kentucky Superintendents (N = 72) and individuals in Kentucky certified to be a school superintendent (N = 72) but employed in another position.

The between-groups variables were superintendent job status (superintendent, certified), district wealth (high, low), and ...


Young, Kathleen Louise "Kay" (Fa 1327), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2019

Young, Kathleen Louise "Kay" (Fa 1327), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1327. Student folk studies project titled “Ginseng: A Treasured Kentucky Herb That Goes to China” about the business of buying and selling ginseng in Grayson County, Kentucky and the growing and harvesting of ginseng in Simpson County, Kentucky. Photos include the growing stages of the ginseng plant, the harvesting process, and the informants.


Graham, Regina (Fa 1320), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2019

Graham, Regina (Fa 1320), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1320. Papers titled "The Passing of the Country Store in the Willowtown Area of Taylor County" by Regina Graham for a folk studies class at Campbellsville College, Campbellsville, Kentucky. This includes regional documentation of previous and present stores with histories of ownership. Includes map and photographs.


Reppert, Charles Kramer, 1842-1921 (Sc 3456), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Aug 2019

Reppert, Charles Kramer, 1842-1921 (Sc 3456), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3456. Letter, 24 July 1864, of Charles K. Reppert, Louisville, Kentucky, to his brother William E. Reppert, then serving with a Pennsylvania cavalry company at Nashville, Tennessee. He reports on the progress of their business making and marketing “Silver Pearl Soap,” the difficulty of trade in Kentucky without proof of loyalty to the Union, and his hopes to eventually sell the business. He also remarks on an upcoming military draft and that “the Negro Enlistments have cleared Kentucky.”


West Kentucky Coal Company - Sturgis, Kentucky (Mss 670), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2019

West Kentucky Coal Company - Sturgis, Kentucky (Mss 670), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 570. Accounting records, chiefly accounts payable, for West Kentucky Coal Company headquartered in Sturgis, Kentucky. Most transactions include receipts from a given vendor along with a summary voucher from West Kentucky Coal. Also includes some payroll records.


Bush, Elkanah Turner, 1832-1900 (Mss 667), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Bush, Elkanah Turner, 1832-1900 (Mss 667), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scans of scrapbooks (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Manuscripts Collection 667. Account book kept by Elkanah Turner Bush for a grocery/general store in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Subsequently the account book was used by John D. Read of Sumner County, Tennessee to record information about his Sumner County, Tennessee farm.


Account Books - Barren County, Kentucky (Mss 666), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Account Books - Barren County, Kentucky (Mss 666), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 666. Two account books for mercantile establishments in Barren County, Kentucky. One, 1832-1833, contains accounts for what is believed to be a general store. The other, 1902-1903, is believed to be an account book for the South Kentucky Oil Company which was selling items such as coal, kerosene, cement, and other oil field products.


Edwards, John, 1748-1837 (Sc 3417), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Edwards, John, 1748-1837 (Sc 3417), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3417. Letter, 12 December 1824, of John Edwards, Lexington, Kentucky to George W. Williams, Paris, Kentucky. The former U.S. senator offers to discuss the terms on which Williams is to hire out slaves for Edwards’s factory business, but declines his request to train them in cigar-making. He also reports on his law studies, his hopes for financial success, and on a recent visit to Frankfort, Kentucky, where he found state legislators to be “mere factionists,” “without intelligence, without principle, dignity, [or] virtue.”


Gilliam Candy Company - Paducah, Kentucky (Sc 3387), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Gilliam Candy Company - Paducah, Kentucky (Sc 3387), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3387. Letters of Cleve Gilliam of the Gilliam Candy Company, “Manufacturers of ‘Blue Grass’ Brand Candies,” Paducah, Kentucky, to Edwin Larrance, Indianapolis, Indiana, whose health problems are inhibiting his work as the company’s Indiana sales representative. Gilliam complains of the decline in business and of the further difficulty of maintaining profits while supplying free sample boxes of candy. The final letter praises Larrance but terminates the company’s arrangement with him.


Houchens Industries - Bowling Green, Kentucky - Relating To (Sc 3333), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2019

Houchens Industries - Bowling Green, Kentucky - Relating To (Sc 3333), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3333. Two historical sketches of Houchens Industries, an operator of grocery and convenience stores founded in Glasgow, Kentucky in 1917. One is compiled by Ruel Houchens and is current to 1988; the other is by an unknown author and is current to 1989.


Standard Oil Company Of Kentucky (Sc 3331), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2019

Standard Oil Company Of Kentucky (Sc 3331), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3331. Receipts, promotional material, and a photograph of a sign documenting the operation of the Standard Oil Company service station at the corner of College and Seventh streets in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Also includes a paper by Michael Mathews for a museum internship in which he examined the items in the collection. Because of the deteriorated condition of many of the originals, they could not be kept without causing damage to other material. A month of inventory sheets were kept from December 1922 to show a typical month’s operation for the station.


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.


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.


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.


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.


The Kentucky Medicaid Waiver Penalizes Enrollees For Emergency Room “Misuse”, Rebecca Laes-Kushner Jan 2018

The Kentucky Medicaid Waiver Penalizes Enrollees For Emergency Room “Misuse”, Rebecca Laes-Kushner

Commonwealth Medicine Publications

Kentucky’s 1115 Medicaid Waiver, approved by CMS on January 12, 2018, uses small financial incentives and punishments to try to change the behavior of enrollees.

Enrollees in Kentucky’s Medicaid program, Kentucky HEALTH (Helping to Engage and Achieve Long Term Health), will receive virtual accounts, called a My Rewards Account, into which credits will be placed for their positive activities related to health (completing health risk assessment - $25) and careers (passing the GED - $50). The credits can be used to pay for certain services not covered by health plans, such as vision and dental services.

However, members’ accounts will ...