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Craig, Patricia (Fa 1183), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Craig, Patricia (Fa 1183), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1183. Student paper titled “Folk Remedies” in which Patricia Craig gathers together traditional herbal remedies and folkloric practices as they relate to health and healing. Craig collected information from close relatives, friends, and other residents of Muhlenberg County.


Valentine, Joan (Fa 1182), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Valentine, Joan (Fa 1182), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1182. Student paper titled “How to Make Apple Cider” in which Joan Valentine details the cider-making process by way of harvesting, pressing, fermentation, and distribution. Valentine gathered her information from Dawson Lanter, afarmer from Williamstown, Grant County, Kentucky.


Bradley, Peggy (Fa 1181), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Bradley, Peggy (Fa 1181), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Projects 1181. Student paper titled “Snakelore” in which Peggy Bradley explores beliefs, superstitions, anecdotes, and general knowledge relating to various species of snakes. Bradley collected her information from professors, students, family, and friends. Included in the paper are black and white photographs of informants, while interviews have been recorded on a reel-to-reel audiotape.


Spinks, Martha (Fa 1179), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Spinks, Martha (Fa 1179), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only of Folklife Archives Project 1179. Student paper titled “The Lucas Homestead: A Study ofTraditional Farm Structures” in which Martha Spinks investigatesthe origins and functions of a Sand Hill farm owned by HerschelLucas in Warren County, Kentucky. The structure, which was constructed by Luther Parrish in 1820, began as a single-pen log cabin; however, additional units, such as a smoke house, storage rooms, bedrooms, and a chimney, were built by succeeding owners. Spinks also describes materials used during the construction of the main building and other outlying structures, describes the purpose of several locations on the property, and ...


Rains, B. Mickey (Fa 1178), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Rains, B. Mickey (Fa 1178), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1178. Student folk studies project titled “The Crafting of Hickory Bottomed Chairs” which includes interviews and survey sheets about the process of making hickory bottomed chairs in Macon County,Tennessee. Sheets may include a brief description of a practice, a hotograph, and text classification.


Upchurch, Cindy (Fa 1177), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Upchurch, Cindy (Fa 1177), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 1177. Student folk studies project titled “Early Funeral Directors” which includes interviews with survey sheets about the history of early funeral practices in Anderson, Madison County, Indiana and Warren County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of a funeral practice, a photograph, text classification, and informant’s name, age and address.


Hart, Karen (Fa 1176), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Hart, Karen (Fa 1176), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1176. Student folk studies project titled “The Harpe Brothers” which includes interviews about the history of criminals Micajah and Wiley Harpe in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Sheets may include an interview, a photograph and informant’s name.


Downs, Percy Ray, Jr. (Fa 1174), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Downs, Percy Ray, Jr. (Fa 1174), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1174. Student paper titled “Headless Woman’s Rock” in whichPercy Ray Downs, Jr. examines legends relating to an isolated area of woods located approximately nine miles southwest of Leitchfield in Grayson County, Kentucky. The supernatural tales were collected by Downs from his grandfather and step-grandmother who are deeply familiar with both the surrounding land and the ghostly stories.


Harm, Linda (Fa 1171), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Harm, Linda (Fa 1171), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1171. Student paper titled “Snakelore” in which Linda Harm investigates commonly held beliefs and misconceptions relating to snakes and their behaviors. Harm collected stories from family members, friends, and classmates.


Carter, Dinah And John Eder (Fa 1175), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Carter, Dinah And John Eder (Fa 1175), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Fokllife Archives Project 1175. Student folk studies project titled “Tunnel Mill” which includes an interview and documentation about the history of Tunnel Mill in Vernon, Jennings County, Indiana. Sheets may include an interview, a photograph and informant’s name.


Norris, Walter (Fa 1173), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Norris, Walter (Fa 1173), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1173. Student paper titled “Food Preservation: Curing CountryHam – Kentucky Style” in which Walter Norris describes the aging process, preparation, and preservation of cured country ham. Norris’ informants, specifically his parents and grandparents, detail their cooking methods, recipes, and familial traditions, while the owners of several commercial operators and distributors discuss their chemically simulated processes.


Graham, Rick (Fa 1172), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Graham, Rick (Fa 1172), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1172. Student paper titled “The Oral Political Traditions of Daviess County, Kentucky” in which Rick Graham examines folkloric material relating to political candidates, campaigns, and elections. Graham collected his stories from relatives and close friends of his family. Paper also includes color photographs of each informant.


Kezar, Jovanna (Fa 153), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Kezar, Jovanna (Fa 153), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1153. Student paper titled “Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village: The Shakers Today” in which Jovanna Kezar details her visit to the Shaker community located near Poland, Maine. Kezar gives a brief, albeit thorough, history of the Shaker experienceas it relates to spirituality, organization, and guiding principles such as mottos, beliefs and practices, forms of worship, and governmental structure. Kezar also describes her trip to the Shaker village and provides color photographs and slides of buildings and photographs along with newspaper clippings, postcards, and assorted stationery.


Loader, Brian R. (Fa 1163), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Loader, Brian R. (Fa 1163), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives 1163. Student paper titled “College Horror Stories” in which Brian Loader collects tales relating to supernatural occurrences on WKU’s campus as well as sororities and fraternities among various schools in Tennessee. Loader gathered stories from campus custodians and close friends.


Morrison, Dona (Fa 1168), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Morrison, Dona (Fa 1168), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1168. Student paper titled “Spring House—Fort—Schoolhouse And Residence” in which Dona Morrison examines an unusual stone house located near Highway 31-E in Hodgenville, Kentucky. Morrison describes the materials used to construct the building and draws conclusions as to the purpose of each room throughout the the two-story residence. Information was collected from the two current owners, Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Thompson, and Bernie Morris, former county clerk of LaRue County. Paper also includes severalblack and white photographs of the building.


Herbert, Sue Nancy (Fa 1170), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Herbert, Sue Nancy (Fa 1170), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1170. Student folk studies project titled: “Seven Gables: The History of an I House” includes descriptions of the history and architectural aspects of Seven Gables in Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of the architecture, an illustration or a photograph.


Combs, Rebecca And Charles Allen "Chuck" Seidelman (Fa 1169), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Combs, Rebecca And Charles Allen "Chuck" Seidelman (Fa 1169), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1169. Student folk studies project titled “Broom Making in Kentucky” which includes survey sheets with descriptions of the broom making process in Breathitt County and Cumberland County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of the process and a photograph.


Morris, Brenda (Fa 1166), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Morris, Brenda (Fa 1166), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1166. Student paper titled “Quilting” in which Brenda Morris explains the process of piecing together a quilt. Morris, who worked directly with long-time quilter Oma Grant, includes step-by-step instructions along with photographs at various stages throughout the course of crafting. Also included are design patterns and completed samples of handiwork.


King, Joseph (Fa 1167), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

King, Joseph (Fa 1167), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1167. Student paper titled “Notes and Speculations on CountryAuctioneering As It Is Practiced in North Central Kentucky” in which Joseph King frames auctioneering as an expressive, lyrical performance similar to folk singing or folk preaching. King explores traditions relating to auctions or “sales” and the techniques employed by auctioneers to ensure the event runs smoothly. King’s paper includes a reel-to-reel audiorecording of several auctions throughout the state along with brief descriptions of each sale and pertinent background information relating to the auctioneer.


Smith, Jerry W. (Fa 1162), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Smith, Jerry W. (Fa 1162), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1162. Student folk studies project titled “Home Remedies of Butler County” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of folk remedies in Butler County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a remedy, brief description, informant’s name,

address and text classification.


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