Folk art

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Western Kentucky University’s Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology received a grant from the Laura Goad Turner Charitable Foundation in the summer of 2011 to conduct an oral history and folklife survey of Allen County, Kentucky over several years. Using recorded interviews, photography,...

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The Plantation series includes interviews about sugar and cotton plantations primarily in Louisiana but also in other southern states. Subjects include the lives of African Americans on the plantations; African American folk artist Caroline Dormon; the history of the American South; Melrose...

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Project conducted in Union County, Kentucky to identify and utilize local folk artists in county elementary schools. Folklorist Amy Davis and fieldworker/folk artist Sue Massek interviewed local folk artists and performers. Afterwards they made presentations in schools about the information...

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