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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Litsey, Betty Lynn (Fa 1165), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Litsey, Betty Lynn (Fa 1165), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1165. Student paper titled “Murdered Girl Ballads” in whichBetty Lynn Litsey explores the various types of ballads and the recurrent themes found in each composition. Litsey identifies three forms of murder ballads and provides severalexamples for each type.


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.


Marcum, Joe (Fa 1161), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Marcum, Joe (Fa 1161), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1161. Student folk studies project titled “Folklore Collection Project: [Old Recipes and Remedies]” which includes survey sheets with brief descriptions of recipes or remedies in Logan County and Warren County, Kentucky. Sheets may include a recipe, remedy, brief description, informant’s name, address and text classification.


Charismatic Renewal And Miracular Sensitivity At A Catholic Marian Apparition Site In Poland, Konrad Siekierski 2018 King’s College London

Charismatic Renewal And Miracular Sensitivity At A Catholic Marian Apparition Site In Poland, Konrad Siekierski

Journal of Global Catholicism

Almost 70 years after the Mother of God appeared in a series of visions at the pastures near the village of Mazury in south-eastern Poland, this ‘abundant event’, in Robert Orsi’s terms, still attracts the attention of Polish Catholics. Drawing on my research on the recent revival of the apparition site in Mazury, I examine the current penetration of Polish Catholicism by the charismatic movement. As I discuss it, this trend reinvigorates, but also reshapes, what Andrzej Hemka and Jacek Olędzki call the ‘miracular sensitivity’ of Polish believers, traditionally dominated by Marian devotion.


Religious Imageries Of Pilgrims From Przeworsk: Making Pilgrimage To The Shrine Of Our Lady Of Consolation At Jodłówka, Magdalena Lubanska 2018 College of the Holy Cross

Religious Imageries Of Pilgrims From Przeworsk: Making Pilgrimage To The Shrine Of Our Lady Of Consolation At Jodłówka, Magdalena Lubanska

Journal of Global Catholicism

My paper will provide an account of the religious imageries (T. Csordas) and practices of Catholic devotees from the Basilica of the Holy Spirit with whom I made pilgrimage on foot to the Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation at Jodłówka in August 2017. My account positions those imaginaries and practices within a broader contextual spectrum in order to move beyond events or conversations which were directly connected with the pilgrimage. To gain a better understanding of the religious needs of the pilgrims I spent time with some of them afterwards. Among other things, I attended masses involving healing services ...


Forgive, Forget Or Feign: Everyday Diplomacy In Local Communities Of Polish Subcarpathia, Iuliia Buyskykh 2018 College of the Holy Cross

Forgive, Forget Or Feign: Everyday Diplomacy In Local Communities Of Polish Subcarpathia, Iuliia Buyskykh

Journal of Global Catholicism

The paper is based on my ethnographic fieldwork in Przemyśl, Poland and several surrounding villages in 2015-2017. While conducting my research on a set of religious practices and pilgrimages in confessionally and ethnically mixed localities, I faced many challenges that changed the main course of my initial research plan. During my interaction with people here themes came to light that seemed little related to religiousness. My status as a researcher from Ukraine and even more so, my being a young single woman from Ukraine, gave rise to a number of other topics that my interlocutors, both of Polish and Ukrainian ...


Natura Sanat: On Ecological Aspects Of Healing Miracles In Kalwaria Pacławska, Poland, Kamila Baraniecka-Olszewska 2018 College of the Holy Cross

Natura Sanat: On Ecological Aspects Of Healing Miracles In Kalwaria Pacławska, Poland, Kamila Baraniecka-Olszewska

Journal of Global Catholicism

The subject-matter of my article is a change affecting the discourse on miraculous healings in a Catholic Marian sanctuary – Kalwaria Pacławska – run by Franciscan friars in the South-Eastern Poland and a way in which those changes affect pilgrims’ bodies. In Kalwaria Pacławska there meet, intersect and compete various religious and secular discourses and they all influence emotions and bodily sensations accompanying pilgrimage to this sacred site. One of those discourses has been introduced to Kalwaria just recently. The central element of the sanctuary is the miraculous image of Virgin Mary which is the goal of numerous pilgrimages from both Poland ...


Authors' Introduction, Kamila Baraniecka-Olszewska, Magdalena Lubanska 2018 College of the Holy Cross

Authors' Introduction, Kamila Baraniecka-Olszewska, Magdalena Lubanska

Journal of Global Catholicism

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Editor's Introduction, Marc R. Loustau 2018 College of the Holy Cross

Editor's Introduction, Marc R. Loustau

Journal of Global Catholicism

No abstract provided.


Wright, Curtis William (Fa 1159), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2018 Western Kentucky University

Wright, Curtis William (Fa 1159), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

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Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1159. Student folk studies project titled “Amish” which includes survey sheets with a brief description of Amish life in Howard County, Indiana. Sheets may include an interview, brief description, informant’s name, and address. The project also includes “A Story of Isaac S. Miller” by O. G. M.


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