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Wilgus, Donald Knight (Fa 1203), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jul 2019

Wilgus, Donald Knight (Fa 1203), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1203. Student folk studies projects collected by Professor Donald Knight “D. K.” Wilgus while teaching folk studies classes at Western Kentucky University. Most of the items collected are from south central Kentucky, but also includes items from Indiana, Ohio and Tennessee.


Roberts, Lynne Allene (Fa 1226), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Nov 2018

Roberts, Lynne Allene (Fa 1226), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1226. Student paper coupled with a photographic essay titled “A Day in the Life of J. Allen and Irma Moats” in which Lynne Roberts details the daily routine of her maternal grandparents. The author outlines their diet, sources of income, domestic duties, and use of modern technology. Accompanying the paper is a set of 19 black and white photographs of J. Allen and Irma, their home, crafts, and additional cherished keepsakes.


Wood, Diane (Fa 1155), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2018

Wood, Diane (Fa 1155), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1155. Student folk studies project titled “Folk Art and the Pennsylvania German” which includes survey sheets with a brief description of Pennsylvania German and other folk art collected in Burton, Ohio and Warren County, Kentucky. Sheets may include an item or representation of folk art, brief description, photograph, and origin.


Foodways (Fa 1005), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2017

Foodways (Fa 1005), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text for papers (Click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archive Project 1005. A collection of student observations about regional foodways in short, narrative papers, prepared for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Photos are included in many of the papers.


Carter, John Mark (Fa 945), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Carter, John Mark (Fa 945), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 945. Paper titled: “A Collection of Ghost Stories.” Includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of ghost stories from Bowling Green, Frankfort, and the Pennyrile region of Kentucky, and California, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. Sheets include a brief description, informant’s name, and the motif index number.


Rivers, David (Fa 944), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Rivers, David (Fa 944), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 944. Paper titled: “Ghost Stories.” Includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of ghost stories from the Bluegrass and Pennyrile regions of Kentucky, and from Sumner County, Tennessee, Mississippi and Ohio. Sheets include a brief description, informant’s name, and the motif index number.


Smaxwell, Mike (Fa 935), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Smaxwell, Mike (Fa 935), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 935. Project titled: “Field Collections of Epitaphs.” Includes introduction of gravestone epitaphs collected in the Pennyroyal Region of Kentucky and Ohio.


Montell, William Lynwood, B. 1931 (Fa 958), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2016

Montell, William Lynwood, B. 1931 (Fa 958), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 958. Project titled: [Student Collections: Bridges] Includes survey sheets of descriptions of various type of bridges in the counties of Adair, Bourbon, Breathitt, Casey, Clark, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Hardin, LaRue, Lincoln, Marion, Mercer, Metcalfe, Montgomery, Nelson, Russell, Taylor, Washington in Kentucky, Connecticut, and Ohio. Sheets include a description, informant’s name, terms, and photos of bridges.


Forbes, Anne (Fa 837), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 2015

Forbes, Anne (Fa 837), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 837. This collection discusses and describes the difficulties involved in collecting epitaphs. The epitaphs collected were from cemeteries located in Bowling Green, Kentucky and Shaker Heights, Ohio. This project was completed by Anne Forbes and Ellen Foster, students at Western Kentucky University, for credit in a folk studies class.


Kentucky Folklife Program - Subject Research Files (Fa 747), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Mar 2015

Kentucky Folklife Program - Subject Research Files (Fa 747), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Collection FA 747. This collection contains materials relating to a wide array of folklife subjects collected by folklorist Bob Gates for the Kentucky Folklife Program. The majority of the subjects include ethnic or cultural groups, but there is also various information relating to specific arts or traditions. The materials within the folders are mostly articles or copies of articles. Most folders contain information that relates directly to Kentucky, but some are about the topic more in general terms. Files are arranged by subject.


Thomason Political Folklore Collection (Fa 774), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2014

Thomason Political Folklore Collection (Fa 774), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archive Project 774. The Thomason Political Folklore Collection includes projects conducted by students from a number of counties in the state of Kentucky and few from nearby states. The collection includes information pertaining to those counties political oral traditions. This project was conducted by students at Western Kentucky University for class credit.


Campbellsville College - Campbellsville, Kentucky - Vernacular Architecture Survey (Fa 771), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2014

Campbellsville College - Campbellsville, Kentucky - Vernacular Architecture Survey (Fa 771), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 771. Survey sheets containing photographs and descriptive narratives about barns, cribs, and cabins chiefly in central and western Kentucky, although some examples were included from as far away as Connecticut.


Hog Butchering (Fa 24), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2011

Hog Butchering (Fa 24), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 24. Statements and reminiscences of Kentucky residents who participated in or conducted hog butchering in Kentucky. Information was gathered from various informants between 1963-1969. Material is arranged alphabetically by collector, consisting of specific detials about executing hogs, processing and preserving meat, and rendering lard. Includes papers by collectors and photographs. This project was completed by students at Campbellsville College under the guidance of Lynwood Montell.


Bibler, Thomas Edward (Fa 8), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2010

Bibler, Thomas Edward (Fa 8), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 8. Interviews conducted by Thomas Bibler. Includes interviews with Joseph Bryan Houk, Bowling, Kentucky, about his life and Christmas and New Year's customs in Hart County and Warren County, Kentucky, and Columbus, Ohio.


Thomas, Patricia (Fa 400), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2009

Thomas, Patricia (Fa 400), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text paper (click on "Additional Files" below) for Folklife Archives Project 400. Paper: "Murder Ballads of Kentucky" written by Patricia Thomas for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Fanslow, Robin A. (Fa 308), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jun 2008

Fanslow, Robin A. (Fa 308), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 308. Paper: "An Examination of the Act of Gift-Giving as an Example of the Folklore of My Family" written by Robin A. Fanslow for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Collins, Sara (Fa 213), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 2008

Collins, Sara (Fa 213), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 213. Paper: "The Folklore of Sorcery" written by Sara Collins for a Western Kentucky University folk studies class.


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 43, No. 3, Thomas E. Gallagher Jr., Elaine Mercer, Kenneth E. Kopecky, Eric O. Hoiberg, Gertrude E. Huntington, Marilyn E. Lehman, Samuel S. Stoltzfus, William B. Fetterman, Bernadette L. Hutchison, John W. Friesen Apr 1994

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 43, No. 3, Thomas E. Gallagher Jr., Elaine Mercer, Kenneth E. Kopecky, Eric O. Hoiberg, Gertrude E. Huntington, Marilyn E. Lehman, Samuel S. Stoltzfus, William B. Fetterman, Bernadette L. Hutchison, John W. Friesen

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Old Order Amish
• Amish Quilts: Creativity Supported by Rules and Traditions
• Conflict: A Mainspring of Amish Society
• Occupational Opportunities for Old Order Amish Women
• The Amish Taboo on Photography: Its Historical and Social Significance
• Our Changing Amish Church District
• Images of the Amish on Stage and Film
• Amish Gardens: A Symbol of Identity
• The Myth of the Ideal Folk Society Versus the Reality of Amish Life


Interview With Joseph Bryan Houk (Fa 8), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 1984

Interview With Joseph Bryan Houk (Fa 8), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with Joseph Bryan Houk conducted by Thomas Edward Bibler on 17 October 1984. From folk studies student project with interview of Joseph Houk about his life and Christmas and New Year's customs in Hart and Warren Counties, Kentucky, and Columbus, Ohio.


Interview With Joseph Bryan Houk (Fa 8), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Oct 1984

Interview With Joseph Bryan Houk (Fa 8), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Oral Histories

Transcription of interview with Joseph Bryan Houk conducted by Thomas Edward Bibler on 9 October 1984. From folk studies student project with interview of Joseph Houk about his life and Christmas and New Year's customs in Hart and Warren Counties, Kentucky, and Columbus, Ohio.


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 17, No. 4, Earl F. Robacker, Ada Robacker, Henry Snyder Gehman, Mabel Snyder, Phares H. Hertzog, Maurice A. Mook, Lester O. Troyer, Edna Eby Heller, William Jay Bryan, Mac E. Barrick, Fay Mcafee Winey Jul 1968

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 17, No. 4, Earl F. Robacker, Ada Robacker, Henry Snyder Gehman, Mabel Snyder, Phares H. Hertzog, Maurice A. Mook, Lester O. Troyer, Edna Eby Heller, William Jay Bryan, Mac E. Barrick, Fay Mcafee Winey

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Floral Motifs in Dutchland's Art
• What the Pennsylvania Dutch Dialect Has Meant in My Life
• How I Make Soap
• Pennsylvania German Snakelore
• Amish Nicknames
• Amish Nicknames from Holmes County, Ohio
• Folk Festival Program
• Festival Highlights
• Pennsylvania Dutch Cooking Today and Yesterday
• Folk Medicine in Butler County, Pennsylvania
• Finger Games and Rhymes
• Huckleberry Picking on Shade Mountain
• Mealtimes and Table Settings: Folk-Cultural Questionnaire #8


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 17, No. 2, Earl F. Robacker, Ada Robacker, Don Yoder, Monroe H. Fabian, Phares H. Hertzog, William A. Reagan, Claude Unger, Lester O. Troyer, John Eby Pfautz Jan 1968

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 17, No. 2, Earl F. Robacker, Ada Robacker, Don Yoder, Monroe H. Fabian, Phares H. Hertzog, William A. Reagan, Claude Unger, Lester O. Troyer, John Eby Pfautz

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Far-From-Lonely Heart
• Almanac Album
• Some Moravian Paintings in London
• Snakelore in Pennsylvania German Folk Medicine
• The Blacksmith and his Tools
• "Shouting, Jumping Evangelicals"
• The Old Goschenhoppen Lutheran Burial Register, 1752-1772
• Personalia from the "Amerikanischer Correspondent"
• Regionalism Among the Holmes County Amish
• The Pennsylvania German Churches and Sects (1878)
• Notes and Documents: A Curious People (1877) ; Pokes and Tuts (1964)
• Feather Beds and Chaff Bags: Folk-Cultural Questionnaire No. 6


The Dutchman Vol. 6, No. 3, Earl F. Robacker, Edna Eby Heller, Olive G. Zehner, Richard S. Montgomery, Henry J. Kauffman, D. W. Thompson, Alfred L. Shoemaker, Friedrich Krebs, Don Yoder Jan 1955

The Dutchman Vol. 6, No. 3, Earl F. Robacker, Edna Eby Heller, Olive G. Zehner, Richard S. Montgomery, Henry J. Kauffman, D. W. Thompson, Alfred L. Shoemaker, Friedrich Krebs, Don Yoder

The Dutchman / The Pennsylvania Dutchman Magazine

● Art in Christmas Cookies
● "Cookies, Just for Nice"
● The Trump Collection
● Ohio Fractur
● Houses of the Oley Valley
● The Riddle of the Two Front Doors
● The Oldest American Printing Press
● Belsnickel Lore
● Pennsylvania Dutch Pioneers
● The Zehn-uhr Schtick