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Gordon, Mary Margaret (Fa), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Gordon, Mary Margaret (Fa), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1324. Student folk studies project titled “Snake Stories,” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of snake stories from Marion County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of the tale, informant’s name and address.


Afro-Cuba Transnational: Recordings And The Mediation Of Afro-Cuban Traditional Music, Johnny Frias 2019 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Afro-Cuba Transnational: Recordings And The Mediation Of Afro-Cuban Traditional Music, Johnny Frias

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This dissertation analyzes the way audio and video recordings and the internet have impacted, shaped, and helped create a transnational Afro-Cuban music scene. My focus will be on the most popular and widely-recorded genres of Afro-Cuban music—rumba and the religious repertoire of Santería, particularly batá drumming—both of which I also perform regularly with other Cuban musicians in Miami. Incorporating interviews, online ethnographic research, and participant-observation as a musician, my research has three main arguments.

First, recordings of Afro-Cuban music helped create a transnational Afro-Cuban music scene by increasing the popularity of these traditions outside of Cuba, including their ...


Feintuch, Burt, 1949-2018 (Fa 1315), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Feintuch, Burt, 1949-2018 (Fa 1315), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1315. Collection of folklife and folk arts by Burt Feintuch, ethnographer of traditional music and professor of folk studies at Western Kentucky University (WKU) from 1975 to 1988. Includes the session materials from the Folklife and the Public Sector: Assessment and Prognosis Conference at WKU, 1985, along with the manuscript and proof pages from his book Kentucky Folkmusic. Recordings of musicians and singers and interviews with the same in Barren, LaRue, Logan, Marshall, Metcalfe, Monroe, Muhlenburg, Todd, and Warren counties in Kentucky and Warren County, Tennessee.


Lambert, Carl (Fa 1318), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Lambert, Carl (Fa 1318), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1318. Student folk studies project titled “Folklore Collection [of Strange Stories],” which includes descriptions of three ghost stories from Adair County and Allen County, Kentucky. Stories include each informant’s name and address.


Graham, Regina (Fa 1320), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Graham, Regina (Fa 1320), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1320. Papers titled "The Passing of the Country Store in the Willowtown Area of Taylor County" by Regina Graham for a folk studies class at Campbellsville College, Campbellsville, Kentucky. This includes regional documentation of previous and present stores with histories of ownership. Includes map and photographs.


Miller, Boyd Larry, Jr. (Fa 1314), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Miller, Boyd Larry, Jr. (Fa 1314), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1314. Student folk studies project titled: “Proverbs, Toys,” which includes survey sheets with proverbs from Warren County, Kentucky, and brief descriptions of handmade toys in Monroe County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a brief description of proverb or toy, materials, use, and illustration.


Francis, Jim (Fa 1316), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Francis, Jim (Fa 1316), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives project 1316. [“Supernatural Legends from Hopkins County, Kentucky”] collected by Jim Francis for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Titles include: "My Grandfather was a Fire-Drawer," "Haunted House of Carbondale," and "Raven Hill Cemetery.”


Barnes, Mada (Fa 1317), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Barnes, Mada (Fa 1317), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1317. Paper titled "Farming Lore" by Mada Barnes for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Barnes provides brief farming lore collected chiefly from farmers in the Monroe County, Kentucky area. Some categories include: Chickens and eggs, Cattle, Snakes, Hunting and fishing... Informant names are provided and sometimes an address.


Rohrer, John Peyton (Fa 1319), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2019 Western Kentucky University

Rohrer, John Peyton (Fa 1319), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1319. Paper titled "A Statistical Analysis of the Jokes Told on the Campbellsville College Campus During the Summer of 1967" by John Peyton Rohrer for a folk studies class at Campbellsville College, Campbellsville, Kentucky. Barnes categorizes these jokes into types: dirty, racial, cruelty, general or clean, and religious. Appendix (jokes) missing.


Christmas, Author Unknown 2019 University of Mississippi

Christmas, Author Unknown

Broadside Ballads: England

The Carol God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen


Hymn 3, Author Unknown 2019 University of Mississippi

Hymn 3, Author Unknown

Broadside Ballads: England

A song on the Birth of Christ


Hymn 2, Author Unknown 2019 University of Mississippi

Hymn 2, Author Unknown

Broadside Ballads: England

A song on the Birth of Christ


Hymn 1, Author Unknown 2019 University of Mississippi

Hymn 1, Author Unknown

Broadside Ballads: England

A song on the Birth of Christ


The Alarm, Author Unknown 2019 University of Mississippi

The Alarm, Author Unknown

Broadside Ballads: England

Hymns on Jesus Christ and Redemption


The Weary Travellers, Author Unknown 2019 University of Mississippi

The Weary Travellers, Author Unknown

Broadside Ballads: England

Hymns on Jesus Christ and Redemption


A New Christmas Carol, Author Unknown 2019 University of Mississippi

A New Christmas Carol, Author Unknown

Broadside Ballads: England

A Christmas Carol


Our Saviour's Golden Rule, From Matt, Vii. 12., Author Unknown 2019 University of Mississippi

Our Saviour's Golden Rule, From Matt, Vii. 12., Author Unknown

Broadside Ballads: England

Verses from the Book of Matthew


From Matt, Xxii 17., Author Unknown 2019 University of Mississippi

From Matt, Xxii 17., Author Unknown

Broadside Ballads: England

Verses from the Book of Matthew


The Ten Commandments, Author Unknown 2019 University of Mississippi

The Ten Commandments, Author Unknown

Broadside Ballads: England

The Ten Commandments


A New Divine Poem,, Author Unknown 2019 University of Mississippi

A New Divine Poem,, Author Unknown

Broadside Ballads: England

A Christmas Carol


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