COLLECTION

Kentucky Folklife Program - Artists

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Identifier
FA 743 (local)
Date
1973 - 2010 (Inclusive dates)
Summary

Descriptive Inventory
3 boxes. 169 folders. 611 items. 1973-2010.
Originals, photocopies, photographs, slides, compact discs, and cassette tapes.
SC2012.179.144

COLLECTION NOTE
This collection contains information relating to the various artists involved with the Kentucky Folklife Program. Many of the artists included in this collection participated in programs offered at, but not limited to, the Kentucky Folklife Festival, Made to be Played Exhibit, apprenticeship programs, and survey or fieldwork that was conducted by the Kentucky Folklife Program. Artists included musicians (gospel, blues, bluegrass, banjo, thumbpicking guitarists, and singing) to traditional artists (painting, quilting, storytelling, basketmaking, and instrument making). The collection also includes musical groups and places relating to artists and art forms. The collection contains publications and documentation about the artists as well as graphics, audio, and video.

Collection includes information on or relating to the following individuals, bands, ensembles, or organizations, in varying formats (biographies, photographs, recordings, articles, etc.):

Individuals

  • Adams, Colin Grant
  • Adkins, Minnie, b. 1934
  • Albin, Richard “Dick”  
  • Anderson, Hershel, b. 1925
  • Anderson, Virgil, b. 1902
  • Anderson, Willard, b. 1927
  • Asantewa, Nana Yaa, b. 1942
  • Bailey, Alfred
  • Baker, Edna Richie, b. 1910
  • Barrett, William “Mitch”
  • Beard, Eleanor, b. 1891
  • Bennett, Virginia, 1924-2013
  • Bhapkar, Suhas
  • Boggs, Rodney
  • Boggs, Sharon
  • Bowman, Richard
  • Bradley, Dale Ann
  • Brown, Frank Hylo, 1922-2003
  • Burch, Curtis, b. 1945
  • Bush, Sam, b. 1952
  • Buttry, Butch
  • Calhoun, Dale, b. 1935
  • Carwile, Daniel
  • Childress, Lestel, b. 1927
  • Childress, Ollie, 1929-2003
  • Cooper, Roger Wilford, b. 1949
  • Cordle, Larry
  • Cowan, John, b. 1953
  • Cox, Bill
  • Crowe, J. D., b. 1937
  • Cunningham, Caroline
  • Davenport, Clyde, b. 1921
  • David, Norman
  • Davis, Kim
  • Dukepoo-Goode, Dorothy, b. 1938
  • Edmonds, John Buell, b. 1945
  • Everly, Isaac Donald “Don,” b. 1937
  • Everly, Phillip “Phil,” 1939-2014
  • Eversole, Eric
  • Eversole, Ethan
  • Ewing, Gene
  • Ferguson, Bobby “H. Bomb,” b. 1930
  • Fernandez, Nell Walker
  • Fraley, Jesse Presley “J. P.,” b. 1923
  • Gaines, Tanita
  • Gates, Robert J., b. 1956
  • Gilbert, Scott
  • Glass, Frances
  • Glass, Willard
  • Gover, Carla
  • Grady, Jean
  • Greogry, Yvonne B.
  • Hall, Tom T., b. 1936
  • Harrod, John, b. 1946
  • Hatfield, Arthur
  • Hester, ElizaBeth Allen “Beth,” b. 1956
  • Hicks, Raymond, b. 1922
  • Jarret, Pigmeat, b. 1899
  • Johnathon, Michael
  • Jones, Dan
  • Kincaid, Bradley, 1895-1989
  • Kinney, Charley, 1906-1991
  • Kinney, Hazel
  • Kinney, Noah, 1912-1991
  • Kirby, Malcolm
  • Kirtley, Pat
  • Kleier, Leo
  • Knight, John Christopher, b. 1953
  • Lamb, Donna
  • Lamb, Lewis
  • Lawson, Doyle, b. 1944
  • Ledford, Homer, 1927-2006
  • Little, Jeff
  • Little, Roy H., Jr.
  • Lozier, John
  • Lozier, Mary
  • Massek, Sue, b. 1948
  • Mayes, Henry Harrison, 1898-1986
  • McKenzie, Carl, 1905-1998
  • McNew, Walter
  • McNurlin, Rob
  • Meredith, Bud
  • Miller, J .B., 1902-2002
  • Mitchell, Luther
  • Mize, Art
  • Monroe, William Smith “Bill,” 1911-1996
  • Moore, Irene, b. 1924
  • Moore, Paul, 1934-2010
  • Morgan, Royce
  • Morris, David
  • Morris, Christine
  • Norris, Cari, b. 1970
  • North, Johnny
  • Oetzel, Virgil
  • Osborne, Bobby
  • Osborne, Sonny
  • Pan, Cheryl, b. 1962
  • Pennington, Eddie, b. 1956
  • Phipps, A. L.
  • Prater, Bob
  • Pridemore, Carla
  • Pridemore, Matt
  • Proffitt, Pauline
  • Rascoe, Willie Darnell, b. 1950
  • Ratliff, Terry
  • Ray, Bill
  • Rector, Steve
  • Rigsby, Don
  • Ritchie, Jean, 1922-2015
  • Sahasrebudhe, Anupamn
  • Scott, Pat
  • Seigel, Greg
  • Seigel, Rebekka
  • Sexton, Lee, b.1927
  • Sexton, Morgan, b. 1911
  • Shoupe, Carl W., b. 1946
  • Sigers, Billy
  • Skaggs, Joyce
  • Skaggs-Parson, Bonita
  • Slone, Meredith
  • Slone, Ray, b. 1932
  • Smith, Paul David, b. 1933
  • Souder, Kenny
  • Stamper, Art
  • Stanley, Ralph, b. 1927
  • Tolson, Edgar, 1904-1984
  • Travis, Merle, 1917-1983
  • Trent, Ernest
  • Wheeler, Gladys

Musical Groups/Bands/Ensembles

  • 10th Street Blues (Band)
  • 5 Miles From Nowhere (Band)
  • A. L. Phipps Family (Musical group)
  • Alfred Bailey and the Three B’s (Band)
  • Anderson County Connection (Band)
  • Arthur Hatfield and Buck Creek (Band)
  • Bavarians, The (Band)
  • Beyond the Pale (Band)
  • Bluegrass 101 (Band)
  • Bottom of the Barrel Bunch (Band)
  • Bud Meredith and the Rock Creek Ramblers (Band)
  • Cabin Creek Band (Band)
  • Cross Family Singers (Musical group)
  • Cuarteto Romance (Band)
  • Dale Ann Bradley and Coon Creek (Band)
  • Freedom Singers
  • Gospelway Bluegrass Singers
  • Gospel Diamonds
  • Indian Bottom Association of Old Regular Baptist Singers
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Band
  • McKendrees, The (Musical group)
  • McTeggart Irish Step Dancers
  • Mighty Gospel Harmonizers
  • Mountain Echoes (Band)
  • Mt. Sterling Gospelway Chorus
  • Mule Band, The
  • Ninth Street Baptist Church Choir
  • No Tools Loaned (Band)
  • Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers
  • Old Regular Baptists of Southeastern Kentucky (Musical group)
  • Pearly Gates Singers
  • Rabbit Hash String Band
  • Revival Ridge (Musical group)
  • Reynolds Family (Musical group)
  • River City Drum Corps
  • Robert Phillips and the Fender Benders (Band)
  • Royal Blue (Band)
  • Shady Mix (Band)
  • Stringbean Youth Band
  • Sue Massek and the Reel World String Band
  • Tri-City Messengers (Band)
  • Trough Sloppers (Band)
  • Walnut Street Blues Band

Other

  • Belle of Louisville (Steamboat)
  • Carcassone Community Center – Blackey  
  • Country Place Jamboree
  • Covington Community Center – Covington
  • Crane House – Louisville
  • Franklin County Senior Citizen Center – Frankfort
  • Nkrumah, Zambia
  • St. Andrew Antiochian Orthodox Church – Lexington
  • St. Mary Magdalene Church – Daviess County
Creator and/or Contributor
Kentucky Folklife Program (creator), Bob Gates (creator), Amanda Fickey-Fields (interviewer), Raymond Hicks (interviewee), Donna Lamb (interviewee), Lewis Lamb (interviewee)
Language
Languages)
Other Subject Headings
African Americans (Local)
Banjoists (Local)
Baseball (Local)
Basketmakers (Local)
Basketmaking (Local)
Bluegrass music (Local)
Blues Music (Local)
Boats (Local)
Celtic music (Local)
Chair caning (Local)
Chinese Americans (Local)
Coal mining (Local)
Dancing (Local)
Dulcimers (Local)
Farms and farming (Local)
Fiddlers (Local)
Folk art (Local)
Food preservation (Local)
Foodways (Local)
Gospel music (Local)
Guitarists (Local)
Luthiers (Local)
Mandolinists (Local)
Marbles (Local)
Mexican Americans (Local)
Native Americans (Local)
Nkrumah, Zambia (Local)
Painting (Local)
Pianos (Local)
Polka music (Local)
Quilters (Local)
Quilts and quilting (Local)
Scottish music (Local)
Singing (Local)
Storytelling (Local)
Thumbpicking guitar (Local)
Weavers and weaving (Local)
Whittling (Local)
Woodcarvers (Local)
Woodcarving (Local)
Woodworking (Local)
Temporal Coverage
Related Entities:
Kentucky Folklife Program (creator)
Bob Gates (creator)
Amanda Fickey-Fields (interviewer)
Raymond Hicks (interviewee)
Donna Lamb (interviewee)
Lewis Lamb (interviewee)