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Stinnett, Glee (Fa 1073), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Stinnett, Glee (Fa 1073), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 1073. Paper titled “Quilting” by Glee Stinnett based on interviews with three Kentucky quilters. They answer basic questions about quilting, quilt patterns they have made, and how they learned to quilt. The project includes over thirty photos of quilts made by these three women, some fabric quilt squares, and a drawing of a quilt frame.


Miller, Carl William (Fa 1063), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Miller, Carl William (Fa 1063), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1063. Paper titled “Butchering and Rendering: Now and Then” in which Carl Miller describes the lengthy hog butchering process from slaughtering to wrapping and freezing. Paper is based on information collected by Miller from Buddy Crabtree, a butcher in Smiths Grove, Kentucky.


Mullins, Sharman (Fa 1062), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Mullins, Sharman (Fa 1062), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1062. Paper titled “At Rest” in which Sharman Mullins collects inscriptions found on gravestones in family plots, as well as church cemeteries and public cemeteries in Warren County and Logan County in Kentucky. Mullins also discusses aesthetics and the recurrent religious and familial themes inscribed upon the grave markers.


Sutherland, David (Fa 1056), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Sutherland, David (Fa 1056), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1056. Student folk studies project titled: “Ghost Stories Western Students Tell,” which includes survey sheets with ghost tales in Fayette County, Indiana and in Allen County, Jefferson County, Warren County and Webster County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a ghost story, informant’s name and address, and motif index number.


Jaggers, Katie (Fa 1066), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Jaggers, Katie (Fa 1066), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 1066. Paper titled “Folk Beliefs” in which Katie Jaggers details various proverbs, remedies, superstitions, and predictions relating to childhood, agriculture, medicine, and other facets of daily life. Paper is based on data collected by Jaggers from immediate family in Edmonson County, Kentucky.


Marbury, Marjorie (Fa 1064), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Marbury, Marjorie (Fa 1064), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives FA 1064. Paper titled “Early Methods of Cotton Farming” by Marjorie Marbury in which she discusses information collected from her family and acquaintances in Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi. The paper contains transcriptions of interviews done with informants. They discuss the cultivation, care, harvesting, packing and marketing of cotton in northern Mississippi.


Groebli, Glenn E. (Fa 1070), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Groebli, Glenn E. (Fa 1070), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 1070. Paper titled “Stories and Tales Told By James Robert Keltner and Flonnie Ross Keltner.” Paper is based on an oral interview with the Keltners at their home in Okolona, Jefferson County, Kentucky, but the stories and tales are from Adair County, Kentucky. Besides the recording Groebli has typescripted a number of the stories and provided photos of the informants and their home.


Marbury, Marjorie (Fa 1064), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Marbury, Marjorie (Fa 1064), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1064. Paper titled “Early Methods of Cotton Farming” by Marjorie Marbury in which she discusses information collected from her family and acquaintances in Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi. The paper contains transcriptions of interviews done with informants. They discuss the cultivation, care, harvesting, packing and marketing of cotton in northern Mississippi.


Hampton, Ernie (Fa 1069), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Hampton, Ernie (Fa 1069), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project FA 1069. Paper titled “The Process of Hog Butchering” by Ernie Hampton in which he discusses information collected from his uncle, Pete Hampton of Christian County, Kentucky, about the process of slaughtering and butchering hogs. He includes information and photos related to procedures, equipment and back-ground of the processors.


Young, Larry (Fa 1058), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Young, Larry (Fa 1058), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1058. Paper titled “Hog Killing and Cutting Process” in which Larry Young discusses the process of slaughtering and butchering hogs on farms in Green County and Taylor County in Kentucky. He interviewed three men, one of whom was his father, about the process they used for processing pork on their farms and how they learned their techniques. The collection contains photos of the informants.


Williams, Carolyn (Fa 1054), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Williams, Carolyn (Fa 1054), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1054. Student folk studies project titled “Rural Schools in Cumberland County, Kentucky” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of life and beliefs surrounding rural schools in Cumberland County, Kentucky. A second set of projects with survey sheets may include riddles, proverbs, beliefs, songs, and motif index numbers.


Williams, Francis (Fa 1055), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Williams, Francis (Fa 1055), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1055. Student folk studies project titled “Funeral Customs in the Upper Barren Country” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of practices and beliefs surrounding funerals in Allen, Barren and Monroe Counties in Kentucky. A second set of projects with survey sheets include a riddles, proverbs, beliefs, folk tales, songs, and motif index numbers from Barren, Monroe, and Ohio Counties in Kentucky.


Nau, Kathy (Fa 1061), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Nau, Kathy (Fa 1061), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1061. Paper titled “Iowa Fiddle Tunes” by Kathy Nau in which she writes about her project documenting fiddle tunes collected by Bill Hamilton of Winfield, Iowa. Includes annotated music for approximately 23 tunes.


Sutherland, David (Fa 1060), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Sutherland, David (Fa 1060), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1060. Paper titled “Basketmaking” in which David Sutherland discusses the tools, techniques, and materials of the men and women who weave baskets to earn their living. Sutherland collected his information from several well-known—and well-respected—basket weavers across Kentucky.


Whitlock, Dian (Fa 1059), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Whitlock, Dian (Fa 1059), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1059. Paper titled “Schochoh—What’s That?” in which Dian Whitlock charts the history of Schochoh, the first town to be settled in Logan County. Whitlock also touches on fur trappers, the Chickasaw tribe, the birth of Cumberland Presbyterianism, and the current economic state of the community.


Starks, Rick (Fa 1052), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Starks, Rick (Fa 1052), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1052. Paper titled “Early Farm Tools and Implements” in which Rick Starks visits the Penns Chapel community, a rural hamlet located near Bowling Green, to witness how residents use traditional farming equipment such as plows, wagons, and mills to create sustainable and cooperative environments.


Starks, Karen G. (Fa 1050), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Starks, Karen G. (Fa 1050), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1050. Student folk studies project titled: “Songs Collected from Garland Glover,” which includes survey sheets with songs and motif index numbers collected in Daviess County, Kentucky. A second set of related projects with survey sheets may include a riddle, proverb, belief, joke, folk ballad, and motif index number.


Tassie, Susan (Fa 1053), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Tassie, Susan (Fa 1053), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1053. Paper titled “Religion in the Folk Society” in which Susan Tassie highlights the importance of religious belief, narrative, and practice in a specific community. Paper is based on information gathered from family members, local congregations, and Tassie’s first-hand experiences at several church services.


Sutherland, David And Linda C. White (Fa 1044), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Sutherland, David And Linda C. White (Fa 1044), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1044. Paper titled “From Mountain to Flatland: A Study of Two Homesteads” written by David Sutherland and Linda White. The authors attempt to compare two homesteads—one found in Pickett County, Tennessee, and the other in Simpson County, Kentucky—by exploring the family histories, topographical influences, and architectural styles of each location. The paper also includes photographs of informants, their farms, grave markers, aerial maps, and other personal ephemera.


Whitten, Barbara A. (Fa 1051), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Whitten, Barbara A. (Fa 1051), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1051. Paper titled “The Art of Candlemaking” by Barbara A. Whitten, in which she discusses the candlemaking process. Her chief informant was Norma Harryman of Bowling Green, Kentucky. Whitten discusses supplies, costs and methodology in her paper.


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