COLLECTION

Kentucky Folklife Program - Subject Research Files

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Identifier
FA 747 (local)
Date
1972 - 2009 (Inclusive dates)
Summary

Descriptive Inventory
2 boxes. 153 folders. 435 items. 1972-2009. Originals, slides, and photographs.
SC2012.179.148

COLLECTION NOTE

This collection contains materials relating to a wide array of folklife subjects collected by folklorist Bob Gates. The majority of the subjects include ethnic or cultural groups, but there is also various information relating to specific arts or traditions. The materials within the folders are mostly articles or copies of articles. Most folders contain information that relates directly to Kentucky, but some are about the topic more in general terms. Files are arranged by subject.

BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
FA KENTUCKY Folklife Program – 1972-2009
747 Subject Research Files
This collection contains materials relating to a
wide array of folklife subjects collected by folklorist
Bob Gates. The majority of the subjects include
ethnic or cultural groups, but there is also various
information relating to specific arts or traditions.
2 boxes. 153 folders. 435 items. Originals,
slides, and photographs.
SC2012.179.148

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

People:

  • Adams, William B2,F60
  • Barton, Cathy B1,F7
  • Boggs, Brian B1,F33
  • Champion, B.F. B2,F5
  • Decker, Evan B1,F49
  • Gates, Robert J., b. 1956 – Relating to
  • Green, Steve B1,F58
  • Hennessy, Judy B2,F49
  • Jones, Loyal, b. 1928 B2,F15
  • Lightfoot, William E. “Bill,” b. 1940 B1,F69
  • Marasigan, Christine R. B2,F35

Organizations and Businesses:

  • African American Heritage Commission – Frankfort B2,F27
  • Brother’s Barbecue Restaurant – Central City B1,F14
  • Community Farm Alliance – Berea B2,F54
  • Frankfort Arts Foundation - Frankfort B1,F67
  • Jewish Family and Vocational Service – Louisville B2,F41
  • Kentucky Folk Art Center – Morehead B1,F50
  • Kentucky Native American Heritage Commission – Frankfort B2,F44
  • Kentucky Heritage Council – Relating to B1,F24
  • Kentucky Oral History Commission – Frankfort – Relating to B2,F28

Events:

  • Bicentennial Tour of Kentucky Folk Music B1,F53
  • Kentucky Derby – Louisville B2,F21-22
  • Kentucky State Singing Convention – Scottsville B1,F66

Ensembles and Bands:

  • Bottom of the Barrel Bunch (Band) B1,F73
  • Kentucky Bluegrass Boys, The (Band) B1,F62
  • Lonesome Valley Band, The B1,F71

Places:

  • Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area B2,F1
  • Cane Creek B1,F25
  • Cincinnati, Ohio – Relating to B2,F36
  • Elizabethtown – Relating to B2,F35
  • Land Between the Lakes – Relating to B2,F53
  • Lexington – Relating to B2,F50
  • Louisville – Relating to B2,F52

 

 

Creator and/or Contributor
Kentucky Folklife Program (creator), Bob Gates (creator)
Language
Languages)
Other Subject Headings
African Americans (Local)
Arab Americans (Local)
Asian Americans (Local)
Basketball - Relating to (Local)
Basketmakers (Local)
Basketmaking (Local)
Bicentennial Tour of Kentucky Folk Music (Local)
Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area (Local)
Bluegrass music (Local)
Blues music (Local)
Boats and boating (Local)
Bridges (Local)
Bybee Pottery - Waco (Local)
Cincinnati, Ohio - Relating to (Local)
Clog dancing (Local)
Coal mining (Local)
Elizabethtown - Relating to (Local)
Farms and farming (Local)
Fiddle music (Local)
Folk art (Local)
Folk belief (Local)
Folk medicine (Local)
Folk music (Local)
Foodways (Local)
Funeral rites and ceremonies (Local)
General stores (Local)
German Americans (Local)
Ghost stories (Local)
Gospel music (Local)
Hispanic Americans (Local)
Land Between the Lakes - Relating to (Local)
Cane Creek (Local)
Lexington - Relating to (Local)
Louisville - Relating to (Local)
Luthiers (Local)
Marbles (Local)
Related Entities:
Kentucky Folklife Program (creator)
Bob Gates (creator)