Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Folklore Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

1,934 Full-Text Articles 1,278 Authors 356,400 Downloads 87 Institutions

All Articles in Folklore

Faceted Search

1,934 full-text articles. Page 3 of 60.

Returning, Regeneration And Newcomers, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Returning, Regeneration And Newcomers, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Returning, Regeneration and Newcomers. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. This banner will be on display at the Clark Memorial Library, Shawnee State University from December, 2018 - August, 2019.


Gathering, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Gathering, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Gathering. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. This banner will be on display at the Southern Ohio Medical Center Life Center & Connex from December, 2018 - August, 2019.


Intergenerational Relationships, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Intergenerational Relationships, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Intergenerational Relationships. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. This banner will be on display at the Northwest High School from December, 2018 - August, 2019.


Conservation, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Conservation, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Conservation. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. This banner will be on display at the Shawnee State Lodge & Conference Center from December, 2018 - August, 2019.


Ohio Field Schools, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Ohio Field Schools, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Ohio Field Schools. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. This banner will be on display at the Ohio State University Extension Office - Scioto County from December, 2018 - August, 2019.


Disaster And Survival, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Disaster And Survival, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Disaster and Survival. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. This banner will be on display at the Portsmouth Public Library from December, 2018 - August, 2019.


Recovery, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Recovery, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Recovery. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. The banner host site will be announced at a later date.


Everyday Artistry, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Everyday Artistry, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Everyday Artistry. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. This banner will be on display at the Southern Ohio Museum & Cultural Center from December, 2018 - August, 2019.


Responding To Community Needs, Center for Folklore Studies and Ohio Field Schools 2018 The Ohio State University

Responding To Community Needs, Center For Folklore Studies And Ohio Field Schools

Traveling Exhibit Banners

33" X 88" banner titled Responding to Community Needs. The banner is one of nine banners that are a part of the Placemaking in Scioto County, Ohio traveling exhibit. This banner will be on display at the 14th Street Community Center from December, 2018 - August, 2019.


The Doyen Of Dixie: A Survey Of The Banjo Stylings Of Uncle Dave Macon, Corbin F. Hayslett 2018 East Tennessee State University

The Doyen Of Dixie: A Survey Of The Banjo Stylings Of Uncle Dave Macon, Corbin F. Hayslett

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

David Harrison Macon (1870-1952) is often memorialized for his showmanship rather than his banjo playing. To compartmentalize such a significant American musician yields a wide gap within scholarship about Macon, country music history and the banjo. Macon’s banjo playing, documented through over two-hundred and fifty recordings made between the 1920s and 1950s, represents an array of cultures, eras, ethnicities, and styles all preserved in the repertoire of one of the most prolific country musicians of the 20th century. This study reveals Macon’s playing by considering such factors as influences that preceded his professional tenure, identifying elements within ...


Djembe Drum Carving In Accra Cultural Market, Kevin Booker, Aaron Carter-Enyi 2018 Morehouse College

Djembe Drum Carving In Accra Cultural Market, Kevin Booker, Aaron Carter-Enyi

Africana Digital Ethnography Project

Dean Kevin Booker of Morehouse College recorded this video of his last name being carved into his new djembe purchased in the Accra Cultural Market, next to Kwame Nkrumah Memorial.


Heroes Of Indian Head Rock, Rick Duncan 2018 Morehead State University

Heroes Of Indian Head Rock, Rick Duncan

Indian Head Rock Project

A series of posters created by Rick Duncan to commemorate the Heroes of Indian Head Rock in July of 2018.


Jarrod Hayes. Queer Roots For The Diaspora: Ghosts In The Family Tree. Ann Arbor: U Of Michigan P, 2016., Annie de Saussure 2018 Lafayette College

Jarrod Hayes. Queer Roots For The Diaspora: Ghosts In The Family Tree. Ann Arbor: U Of Michigan P, 2016., Annie De Saussure

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Jarrod Hayes. Queer Roots for the Diaspora: Ghosts in the family tree. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2016. 325 pp.


Upton, Pamela J. (Fa 1193), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Upton, Pamela J. (Fa 1193), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1193. Student paper titled “Black and White Attitudes on a College Campus and Their Possible Relations to Folklore” in which Pamela Upton analyzes data from a survey to examine how feelings regarding race are expressed through folkloric beliefs and practices. Upton provides a copy of each type of questionnaire that was given to students and offers insight into the predominant and prevailing attitudes on WKU’s campus during the early 1970s.


Houk, Charlotte F. (Fa 1190), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Houk, Charlotte F. (Fa 1190), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1190. Student paper titled which Charlotte Houk examines the artistic aesthetics of mailboxes within a 10-mile radius of her home in the Lonoke Community in Hart County. Houk’s interviews focus on the creator of the mailbox, their inspiration behind the designs, and additional information concerning mailbox construction and presentation. Black and white photographs of each mailbox are included within the paper.


Aldrich, John (Fa 1194), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Aldrich, John (Fa 1194), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1194. Student paper titled “Bee Keeping Project” in which John Aldrich describes the process of properly maintaining hives, collecting honey, and the equipment used to ensure the safety and care of bee colonies. Aldrich’s father, Gordon Aldrich, also offers folk beliefs relating to keeping bees. The paper includes color photographs of hives, beekeepers, tools,and fresh combs.


England, Larry (Fa 1192), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

England, Larry (Fa 1192), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1192. Student paper titled “Folk Games” in which Larry England explores traditions and customs relating tochildhood games. The scope of England’s research islimited to Monroe County, and information was collected from family, friends, and neighbors.


Powell, Steve (Fa 1195), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Powell, Steve (Fa 1195), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1195. Student paper titled “Quilting for Frugality” in which Steve Powell interviews close family members and friends about their experiences with quilt making. Powell offers a brief biographical background on each informant along with individual motivations and inspirations for crafting quilts. The paper includes color photographs of various types of quilting patterns and one sample of a quilting square.


Houk, Charlotte F. (Fa 1191), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Houk, Charlotte F. (Fa 1191), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1191. Student paper titled “The Country Store” in which Charlotte Houk describes the importance of a small-town establishment, Grain’s Grocery, and its impact on the community of Kessinger, Hart County, Kentucky. Houk collected stories from family members, friends, and current residents of the town. Paper also includes black and white photographs of both the interior and exterior of Grain’s Grocery.


Lewis, Jenny (Fa 1197), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Lewis, Jenny (Fa 1197), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1197. Student paper title “Place-Names of Johnson County,Kentucky” in which Jenny Lewis draws connections between folklore and specific monikers throughout the county. In her paper, Lewis offers brief biographies of each informant, and proceeds to categorize locations by grouping them together under qualifiers such as “geographical features,” “pieces of architecture,” “people or families,” and “battles, wars, and Indian tribes.” The paper also contains a map of Johnson County.


Digital Commons powered by bepress