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Branham, Mary Lou (Fa 1340), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2019

Branham, Mary Lou (Fa 1340), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of collection (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1340. Local lore collected in Barren County, Kentucky by Mary Lou Branham for a folk studies class at Campbellsville College, Campbellsville, Kentucky. Survey sheets include a brief narrative, date, informant’s name and location.


Clarke, Kenneth Wendell, B. 1917 (Fa 1304), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2019

Clarke, Kenneth Wendell, B. 1917 (Fa 1304), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1304. Project titled “Place Names [Clark County, Indiana],” which includes details about the folk names of sites in Clark County, Indiana. The paper may include the traditional name of the site, the history of the site’s folk name, and its location.


Kimbler, Jewel (Fa 1303), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2019

Kimbler, Jewel (Fa 1303), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1303. Student folk studies project titled: “History of Columbia, Kentucky, 1920’s and 1930’s,” which includes interviews with Mason Judd and Callie Huff about their early lives in Columbia, Adair County, Kentucky. Interviews are found on cassette tapes 1420 and 1422, which are also stored in the Sound Archives.


Antle, Ruth Ann (Fa 1302), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2019

Antle, Ruth Ann (Fa 1302), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1302. Student folk studies project completed by Ruth Ann Antle titled: “Parvin Reece History Project,” which includes an interview with Parvin Egbert Reece about his life in Montpelier, Adair County, Kentucky. Interview is found on cassette tape 1451, which is also stored in the Sound Archives.


Wheeldon, Jeffrey (Fa 1256), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2019

Wheeldon, Jeffrey (Fa 1256), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1256. Student project titled “Origin of Place Names [Pulaski County, Kentucky],” completed for a geography class at Campbellsville College. Includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of Pulaski County, Kentucky, sites. Sheets may include name of the site, location, history, and informant’s name and age.


Cox, Hilda-Gay (Fa 1239), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2018

Cox, Hilda-Gay (Fa 1239), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1239. Student folk studies project titled “Sequent Occupance of the Main Business District of Hodgenville, Kentucky,” which includes a list of illustrations with brief descriptions of residents and buildings in the main business district of Hodgenville, LaRue County, Kentucky. List entries may include a brief description of building, resident, location, donor, and photo.


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

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

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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.


Hines, Joseph R. (Fa 1077), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2017

Hines, Joseph R. (Fa 1077), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 1077. Paper titled “The Saga of the Navigable Green and Barren Rivers” by Joseph R. Hines in which he discusses the development of the rivers for slack water navigation and anecdotal information, collected from individuals familiar with the history, culture and lore of the two rivers.


Reesor, Gary (Fa 1068), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2017

Reesor, Gary (Fa 1068), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1068. Paper titled “Legends and Tales of Bullitt County” by Gary Reesor based on an interview with Ivy McBride of Bullitt County, Kentucky. McBride provides tales, legends, ghost stories, and information about traditional folk ways in Bullitt County, Kentucky.


Watson, Betty Lou (Fa 959), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Watson, Betty Lou (Fa 959), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 959. Paper titled: “Under the Waves.” Includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of the valley and its farm life to be flooded by the Green River Reservoir in the Pennyroyal Region of Kentucky. Sheets include a brief description, informant’s name, illustrations, and photos of the area.


Molden, Roy (Fa 963), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Molden, Roy (Fa 963), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 963. Project titled: “The Chestnut Farmstead.” Includes survey sheets with brief descriptions ofbuildings and implements on the Chestnut family farm in Pulaski County, Kentucky. Sheets include a brief description and photo.


Early, Laura (Fa 888), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2016

Early, Laura (Fa 888), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folkilfe Archives Project 888. Title: “Spirit of the Ohio.” Project includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of buildings in Meade County, Kentucky. Sheets include a brief description of each building.


Walker, Edith (Fa 870), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2016

Walker, Edith (Fa 870), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 870. Project titled: "Joe Coleman: A Local Legend." Includes typescripts of interviews and survey sheets collected by Edith Walker about Joe Coleman, an accused murderer in Cumberland County, Kentucky. Survey sheets includes lines of a ballad about Coleman and various informant's memories of the ballad or the veracity of the incident in Adair County, Kentucky.


Walker, Joyce (Fa 868), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2016

Walker, Joyce (Fa 868), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 868. Paper titled: “Possum Hunters: A Vigilance Committee.” Project includes a short interpretive paper and interviews with one former member (unidentified) and several people who remembered the Possum Hunters in Muhlenburg County, Kentucky. Sheets include transcribed interviews and informant’s name. The Possum Hunters was a common name given to vigilante groups in the Green River valley.


Fish, Dianne (Fa 859), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2016

Fish, Dianne (Fa 859), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 859. Paper: “A Collection of Breckinridge County Folklore.” This project was conducted by Dianne Fish for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University.


Knott County, Kentucky - Cultural Resource Survey (Fa 640), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2013

Knott County, Kentucky - Cultural Resource Survey (Fa 640), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 640. This collection features information and oral histories gathered from traditional artisans of Knott County, Kentucky.


Kentucky State University - Frankfort, Kentucky - Homecoming (Fa 639), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Kentucky State University - Frankfort, Kentucky - Homecoming (Fa 639), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 639. This collection features documentation of the October 2007 Kentucky State University (KSU) Homecoming festivities, as well as KSU's presentation at the Kentucky Folklife Festival.


Eighth Of August Homecoming Emancipation Celebration - Paducah, Kentucky (Fa 635), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2013

Eighth Of August Homecoming Emancipation Celebration - Paducah, Kentucky (Fa 635), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 635. This collection features information about the Eighth of August Homecoming Emancipation Celebration held in Paducah, Kentucky. At this celebration, African Americans pay tribute to their heritage with a memorial service, homecoming picnic, a salute to black music, and other activities.


Caldwell County, Kentucky - Cultural Resource Survey (Fa 622), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Caldwell County, Kentucky - Cultural Resource Survey (Fa 622), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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This collection features information and oral histories gathered from residents of Caldwell County, Kentucky collected for a cultural survey of the county.


Mccreary County, Kentucky - Cultural Resource Survey (Fa 623), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Mccreary County, Kentucky - Cultural Resource Survey (Fa 623), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 623. This collection features information and oral histories gathered from traditional artisans and musicians of McCreary County, Kentucky.


Owen County, Kentucky - Cultural Resource Survey (Fa620), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2013

Owen County, Kentucky - Cultural Resource Survey (Fa620), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 620. This collection features information and oral histories gathered from residents of Owen County, Kentucky.


Artists In Residence - Union County (Fa 612), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2013

Artists In Residence - Union County (Fa 612), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 612. Project conducted in Union County, Kentucky to identify and utilize local folk artists in county elementary schools. Folklorist Amy Davis and fieldworker/folk artist Sue Massek interviewed local folk artists and performers. Afterwards they made presentations in schools about the information they collected and invited some of the artists to perform and/or demonstrate.


Folklorist In The Park - Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park (Fa 606), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2013

Folklorist In The Park - Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park (Fa 606), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 606. Project conducted in Hopkins, Christian and Caldwell Counties and Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park to identify and utilize local folk artists and performers. Materials include field notes, a daily activity log, and audio interviews on cassette tapes with traditional artists.


Helm, Carrie (Fa 66), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2012

Helm, Carrie (Fa 66), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 66. “Woodburn: A Memory Just Beneath the Surface”, an interpretive paper and interviews executed by Carrie Helm for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University in 1989.


Watkins, Dianne (Winkler), B. 1941 (Fa 55), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Watkins, Dianne (Winkler), B. 1941 (Fa 55), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 55. “Those Old Calliopes,” a paper and interview by Dianne Watkins executed for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Includes recording of calliopes and other related materials.


Ashley, Odell (Fa 52), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Ashley, Odell (Fa 52), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 52. “The History of the Edmonson County Poor House,” an interpretive paper and interview executed for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University in 1984. Includes a chronological transcription of the records from the Edmonson County Court pertaining to the maintenance of the poor house from 1864 to 1936.


Wayne County, Kentucky Project (Fa 23), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2012

Wayne County, Kentucky Project (Fa 23), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid for Folklife Archives Project 23. Oral history interviews with various residents of Wayne County, Kentucky, conducted by Western Kentucky University folk studies students. Topics include the oil industry, folk medicine, water witching, one-room schools and banjo playing. To see the transcript of an interview with one-room school teacher Mrs. Lee Abbott click on "Additional Files" below.


Hammers, Clark Porter (Fa 244), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2008

Hammers, Clark Porter (Fa 244), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 244. Paper: "The Porter Family of Butler County from 1736 to 1950" written by Clark Porter Hammers for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Harbison, Kay (Fa 237), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2008

Harbison, Kay (Fa 237), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 237. Paper: "Other Stories They Told" written by Kay Harbison for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Anderson, Linda Allen (Fa 130), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 1986

Anderson, Linda Allen (Fa 130), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 130. "The People of the Capitol", an oral history project describing the history of Frankfort, Kentucky, and the citizens of the state capitol. This paper includes information about the Frankfort Penitentiary (1800-1937), the role of the state government in the lives of the people, and the various ethnic groups who settled there.