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Mattingly, Alix, B. 1990 (Fa 1287), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2019

Mattingly, Alix, B. 1990 (Fa 1287), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1287. Student collection titled “We Walk By Faith” in which Alix Mattingly undertakes a genealogical exploration of her family’s personal connection to St. Ann Catholic Church and School in Morganfield, Kentucky. Mattingly’s paper examines how religion, segregation, and education intersect in ways that have a lasting effect on understandings of heritage and identity. The collection also contains photographs, a partial transcript, and a copy of the audio interview recording.


Tyrie, Betsy And Colin Stephen, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2019

Tyrie, Betsy And Colin Stephen, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1245. A collection of materials relating to research on the Felts Log House undertaken by Betsy Tyrie and Colin Stephen. The documentation seeks to interpret the social aspects of the log house as well as architectural changes made to the structure over the course of nearly 150 years. The report also provides insight into the house’s history, its construction, and its eventual relocation to WKU’s campus in the late 1970s. Recorded audio interviews, black and white and color photographs, newspaper articles, and a brief personal essay are also included in the ...


Ua37/30/4 Lowell Harrison Personal Papers, Sam Bruer, Bess Mchone, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua37/30/4 Lowell Harrison Personal Papers, Sam Bruer, Bess Mchone, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Personal papers created by and about Lowell Harrison.


Bertram, Kay (Fa 1238), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2018

Bertram, Kay (Fa 1238), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1238. Student paper titled “Taylor County’s One Room Schools” in which Kay Bertram details the history, the construction, and the eventual consolidation of public schools in the county. Bertram describes how funds were raised in order to build the schoolhouses, teachers’ annual incomes, and a “typical day” in the life of a student. The paper also contains color photographs of each one-room school and a brief description of the location.


Greenwell, Doris (Fa 1237), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2018

Greenwell, Doris (Fa 1237), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1237. Student paper titled “The One-Room Schoolhouse in America’s Past” in which Doris Greenwell details the significance of two schoolhouses in New Haven, Kentucky. Greenwell gathered information from two teachers, both of whom taught in one-room schools for an extended period of time. The author describes each schoolhouse as well as common characteristics of how the schools operated on a daily basis. The paper includes pictures of the Hagan School and the former New Haven School.


Mckinley, Sue (Fa 1236), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2018

Mckinley, Sue (Fa 1236), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1236. Student paper titled “The Early Schools of Taylor County” in which Sue McKinley charts the rise and fall of traditional one-room school houses throughout Taylor County, Kentucky. McKinley examines the lasting influence the schoolhouses had on the community, as well as factors that contributed to the success of educational programs throughout the county. The author also describes the structure of a typical school day, the consolidation of rural schools and districts, and the importance of properly trained teachers. The paper includes black and white photographs of multiple one-room schoolhouses with a brief ...


Currey, Cathy (Fa 1210), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2018

Currey, Cathy (Fa 1210), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1210. Student folk studies project titled “The History of African-American Education in Christian County, [Kentucky].” Narrative history which includes historical and architectural information, photographs, and other documentation regarding African American schools in Christian County, Kentucky.


Sears, Tommie Paula (Fa 1198), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Sears, Tommie Paula (Fa 1198), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 1198. Student paper titled “One Room Schools of Yesterday” in which Tommie Paula Sears interviews Hattie Blake, a former student, and eventual instructor, at a one-room schoolhouse in Lewisburg, Kentucky. In her interview with Sears, Blake mentions various one-room schoolhouses throughout the region and offers insight into how a typical academic day was structured. Blake also details her own experiences as a teacher in a one-room schoolhouse. The paper includes projector slides of the informant and the Tunstill schoolhouse, as well as a 1958 ...


Becker, Donna (Fa 1100), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2017

Becker, Donna (Fa 1100), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1100. Student paper titled “Folklore of Children’s Games” in which Donna Becker details the schoolyard games of elementary-aged students. Paper is based on information gathered by Becker from students attending Delafield Elementary School in Bowling Green.


Cheek, Michael (Fa 1099), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2017

Cheek, Michael (Fa 1099), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1099. Student paper titled “Jump Rope Rhymes” in which Michael Cheek briefly describes the origins and classification systems of the genre. Cheek gathered together data from several rhyme dictionaries and students from T.C. Cherry Elementary School.


Williams, Carolyn (Fa 1054), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2017

Williams, Carolyn (Fa 1054), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1054. Student folk studies project titled “Rural Schools in Cumberland County, Kentucky” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of life and beliefs surrounding rural schools in Cumberland County, Kentucky. A second set of projects with survey sheets may include riddles, proverbs, beliefs, songs, and motif index numbers.


Functions, Forms, And Accessibility Of English As A Second Language Courses In South-Central Kentucky, Mollie Todd Jul 2017

Functions, Forms, And Accessibility Of English As A Second Language Courses In South-Central Kentucky, Mollie Todd

Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects

In the South-Central region of Kentucky there are several facilities that teach English as Second Language (ESL) courses. This thesis examines the forms and styles of these classes, as well as problems refugee students face in the classroom and the functions the classes may serve beyond the teaching of English. To accomplish this, I used anthropological field work methods, including semi-structured interviews with local ESL teachers, volunteers, and professionals in refugee services and participant observation. I will focus on the interviews I have conducted; what content has been collected, structure of the interviews, and what questions were asked. This paper ...


Evelyn Thurman Oral History Project (Fa 769), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2016

Evelyn Thurman Oral History Project (Fa 769), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 769. This collection is an oral history project about Mary Evelyn Thurman a librarian, educator and storyteller. 32 interviews were conducted by Lisa Karen Miller, an employee of Western Kentucky University’s University Libraries. These items are stored in the digital Sound Archives.


The Folklore Of Flowers, Lisa Karen Miller Jan 2016

The Folklore Of Flowers, Lisa Karen Miller

DLPS Faculty Publications

This presentation was prepared for WKU's Society for Lifelong Learning. It relates history and folklore of a variety of flowers, including their use in folk medicine, as food, and other stories and beliefs.


The Folklore Of Herbs, Lisa Karen Miller Feb 2015

The Folklore Of Herbs, Lisa Karen Miller

DLPS Faculty Publications

Take a walk through the herb gardens of history and find out what our ancestors knew (and thought they knew) about herbs and their uses for medicine, beauty, and even love. The presentation compares ancient beliefs to current scientific evidence and reveals the places where they intersect.


Ua68/14/1 Folk Studies & Anthropology - Publications, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua68/14/1 Folk Studies & Anthropology - Publications, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Publications created by and about the Folk Studies and Anthropology Department.


Ua1b3/5 Cherry Statue Committee, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua1b3/5 Cherry Statue Committee, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by the Cherry Statue Committee in the course of raising funds for and directing the creation of the Henry Cherry Statue by sculptor Lorado Taft. Records created include meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, financial records and dedication programs.


Ua68/14/2 Folk Studies & Anthropology - Administration, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua68/14/2 Folk Studies & Anthropology - Administration, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and during the administration of the Folk Studies and Anthropology Department.


Ua68/14/3 Folk Studies & Anthropology - Student Organizations, Wku Archives Jan 2015

Ua68/14/3 Folk Studies & Anthropology - Student Organizations, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by student organizations associated with the Folk Studies and Anthropology Department.


Report On My Fall 2013 Sabbatical Leave, Haiwang Yuan Jan 2014

Report On My Fall 2013 Sabbatical Leave, Haiwang Yuan

DLPS Faculty Publications

Haiwang Yuan, Professor of Department of Library Public Services of WKU, received his 2012-2013 Research & Creative Activities Program (RCAP) grant from WKU Research Office and a book contract from a U.S. publisher ABC-CLIO to write a book on Tibetan folktales. He then applied for and was awarded the fall 2013 sabbatical leave. With the grant and the leave, he made his research field trip to Tibet and some other Tibetan communities in China. This is the report he has given to his dean and WKU Academic Affairs Office as required. He has now submitted the manuscripts of his book.


Cloverport, Kentucky Elementary School Folklife Festival (Fa 613), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Cloverport, Kentucky Elementary School Folklife Festival (Fa 613), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 613. This collection consists exclusively of a VHS tape documenting the activites of a folklife festival at Cloverport Elementary School (now William H. Natcher Elementary School) in Breckinridge County, Kentucky.


Ua68/1/3 Arts & Letters, Vol. 4, No. 2, Wku Potter College Of Arts & Letters Oct 2013

Ua68/1/3 Arts & Letters, Vol. 4, No. 2, Wku Potter College Of Arts & Letters

WKU Archives Records

Magazine created by WKU Potter College of Arts & Letters regarding faculty and student research, events and programs.


Ua12/5 Housing & Residence Life, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua12/5 Housing & Residence Life, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by and about Housing & Residence Life and programs.


Ua3/9/4 President's Office-Ransdell Installation File, Wku Archives, Virginia Brothers Jan 2013

Ua3/9/4 President's Office-Ransdell Installation File, Wku Archives, Virginia Brothers

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created and received by the President’s Office in preparation of Gary Ransdell’s installation as president.


Ua1b1/7 Wku Ceremonies, Dedications, Groundbreakings, Wku Archives Jan 2013

Ua1b1/7 Wku Ceremonies, Dedications, Groundbreakings, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records regarding special ceremonies, dedications, groundbreakings not already housed in a particular office.


Hall, Deborah Mcguffey (Fa 69), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Hall, Deborah Mcguffey (Fa 69), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 69. Thesis: “Using Folklore to Teach English as a Second Language” by Deborah McGuffey Hall in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Master of Arts, Department of Folk and Intercultural Studies at Western Kentucky University.


Pannell, Jennifer Lynn, B. 1985 (Fa 541), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2011

Pannell, Jennifer Lynn, B. 1985 (Fa 541), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text (Click on "Additional File" below) for Folklife Archives Project 541. Project in which Jennifer Lynn Pannell discusses the childhood punishment of having your mouth washed out with soap. She interviewed her grandmother Shelby Pedigo and her boyfriend Matt Hougtaling about this experiences. This project was a requirement for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Ua1b2/2 Anniveraries - Allied Institutions, Wku Archives Dec 2010

Ua1b2/2 Anniveraries - Allied Institutions, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records regarding anniversaries celebrated by allied institutions such as Ogden College, Southern Normal School and the Bowling Green Business University.


Ua1b2/1 Anniversaries - Wku, Wku Archives Dec 2010

Ua1b2/1 Anniversaries - Wku, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records regarding anniversaries celebrated by the university, includes 75th and centennial celebrations.


Ua12/2/6 Student Affairs - Wku Class Of 1920, Wku Archives Dec 2010

Ua12/2/6 Student Affairs - Wku Class Of 1920, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Records created by the Class of 1920.