Basket making

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The Kentucky Folklife Program at Western Kentucky University partnered with Mammoth Cave National Park for a special 2015 summer-long, National Endowment for the Arts sponsored project titled “Folklorist in the Park”. The project was conducted by Josh Chrysler, a former graduate student at...

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These Hart County interviews include discussions about farming, raising wheat, fertilizers, making and selling baskets, and funeral practices. Other topics are education, local legal history and practice, voting rights for blacks, nightriders, and local government, including elections and...

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This collection began with the Kentucky Oral History Commission's effort to establish oral history programs in each of the state's 120 counties. County libraries worked with local volunteers to collect interviews. Since 1987, county oral histories have been generated primarily by...

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