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Fire – The Enigma That Continues To Blaze, Sara Kapadia 2016 Claremont Colleges

Fire – The Enigma That Continues To Blaze, Sara Kapadia

The STEAM Journal

How did humans first discover fire? What stories do we pass down to explain the discovery of fire?


"Parting Friends": Southeastern Kentucky Funeral Customs. 1880-1915, Sue Lynn McDaniel (McGuire) 2016 Western Kentucky University

"Parting Friends": Southeastern Kentucky Funeral Customs. 1880-1915, Sue Lynn Mcdaniel (Mcguire)

Sue Lynn McDaniel

At the turn of the twentieth century, southeastern Kentucky remained a sparsely settled region where traditional values abounded. Throughout society, funeral rites and changes in them evince values of family, community, and religion. Visitors to the area, whether settlement-school teachers, preachers, or researchers, vividly described deathbeds, burials, and funeral occasions which illuminate local values.

Reflecting the writers' urban prejudices, these Journals and publications along with contemporary newspaper accounts provide insight into southeastern Kentucky mourning customs during the years 1880 to 1915. Although the turn of the twentieth century brought change in the way urban dwellers dealt with mourning, their mountain ...


Folk Music In A Digital Age: The Importance Of Face-To-Face Community Values In Filk Music, Sally Childs-Helton 2016 Butler University

Folk Music In A Digital Age: The Importance Of Face-To-Face Community Values In Filk Music, Sally Childs-Helton

Sally Childs-Helton

Filk is broadly defined as the traditional folk-based music and related community created by and for a sub-community of science fiction and fantasy fans. Born in the 1950s, filk today includes international participants of various experience levels and musical styles. Social context and music are equally important in this tradition; prominent values include self-expression, play and building a face-to-face co-creative, collaborative group experience. This article, founded on Textual Poachers (1992), assumes that filk remains a folk music in many ways, and that filkers still prefer face-to-face musical and personal interaction in spite of a lively, diverse online filk community. I ...


Mcgown, Joe (Fa 991), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Mcgown, Joe (Fa 991), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 991. Project titled: “"Funeral Customs" compiled by Joe McGown for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Includes individual survey sheets listing a single funeral custom, the informant, date, and location. A large number of photographs, documenting tombstones, are included in the collection. The location of the tombstones is not included, but most of the survey work was done in Warren County, Kentucky.


Pudlo, Richard T. (Fa 934), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Pudlo, Richard T. (Fa 934), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 934. Includes introduction of gravestone epitaphs and a list collected in Allen, Logan, and Warren counties in Kentucky.


Smaxwell, Mike (Fa 935), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

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.


Pride, Mark (Fa 936), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Pride, Mark (Fa 936), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 936. Project titled: “Field Collections of Epitaphs.” Project includes introduction of gravestone epitaphs collected in the Pennyroyal Region of Kentucky.


Church, Bob (Fa 937), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Church, Bob (Fa 937), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 937. Project titled: “Tombstone Epitaphs.” Project includes introduction of gravestone epitaphs collected in Grant, Logan, Simpson and Warren counties in Kentucky.


Knott, Leslie (Fa 929), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Knott, Leslie (Fa 929), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 929. Project titled: “Collecting Project: Gravestone Epitaphs.” Includes introduction of gravestone epitaphs in Bullitt County, Jefferson County, and Warren County, Kentucky.


Waggener, David (Fa 931), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Waggener, David (Fa 931), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 931. Project titled: “Epitaphs.” Includes introduction of gravestone epitaphs and a list of cemeteries in McLean County and Ohio County, Kentucky.


Wathen, Leslie (Fa 916), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Wathen, Leslie (Fa 916), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 916. Project titled: “Children’s Games.” Project includes paper with introduction of games played by children from Daviess County, Henderson County, and Jefferson County, Kentucky.


Jenkins, David (Fa 918), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Jenkins, David (Fa 918), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 918. Project titled: “Folk Medicine Beliefs.” Includes paper with introduction of folk medicine beliefs and superstitions in Warren County, Kentucky.


Payne, Mitchell (Fa 920), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Payne, Mitchell (Fa 920), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 920. Paper titled: “Riddles.” Includes paper with introduction of riddles in Kentucky.


Line, Kenny (Fa 921), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Line, Kenny (Fa 921), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 921. Project titled: “Folk Beliefs and Superstitions.” Includes paper with introduction of folk beliefs in Barren Grayson and Jefferson counties in Kentucky.


Kenneweg, Nancy (Fa 919), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Kenneweg, Nancy (Fa 919), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 919. Paper titled: “Beliefs Associated with Love, Courtship, and Marriage.” Includes paper with introduction of love and marriage beliefs and superstitions in Campbell, Crittenden, Kenton and Warren counties, Kentucky.


Medaris, Jere (Fa 915), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Medaris, Jere (Fa 915), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 915. Project titled: “[Folk Beliefs]” Project includes brief paper with introduction of folk beliefs and superstitions in Kentucky.


Sullivan, Barbara D. (Fa 922), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Sullivan, Barbara D. (Fa 922), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 922. Paper titled: “Food Preservation.” Includes paper with introduction of food preservation methods in Barren County, Kentucky.


Cruse, Billy (Fa 917), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Cruse, Billy (Fa 917), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklilfe Archives Project 917. Project titled: “Negro Folklore.” Includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of African American beliefs, epitaphs, and stories in Hart County, Kentucky. Sheets include a brief description, informant’s name, and motif index number.


Deweese, Wanda (Fa 923), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Deweese, Wanda (Fa 923), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 923. Paper titled: “Folk Medicine.” Project includes paper with introduction of folk medicine beliefs, remedies, and superstitions in Barren County and Metcalfe County, Kentucky.


Wheeley, Suzanne (Fa 912), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2016 Western Kentucky University

Wheeley, Suzanne (Fa 912), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 912. Project titled: “Folk Beliefs Collection.” Project includes note cards with brief descriptions of songs, beliefs, sayings, tales, and occurrences from Hancock County and Warren County, Kentucky. Note cards include a brief description, informant’s name, and some have the motif index number.


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