COLLECTION

Folklorist in the Parks - Jenny Wiley State Resort

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Identifier
FA 603 (local)
Alternate Title
Folklorist in the Park (Formal/Original (assigned by creator/donor))
Date
1996 - 2005 (Inclusive dates)
Summary

Descriptive Inventory

FA 603 FOLKLORIST in the Parks – Jenny Wiley State Resort Park,

1996-2005

2 boxes. 28 folders. 502 items. 1996-2005. Cassette tapes, slides,

negatives and typescripts.

SC2012.179.4

 

COLLECTION NOTE

This collection documents “Folklorist in the Parks,” a joint project of the Kentucky Folklife Program and the Kentucky Department of Parks. Folklorist Kevin Murray conducted fieldwork among folk artists and performers in the three counties (Floyd, Johnson and Pike) surrounding Jenny Wiley State Resort Park and then showcased their work in public programs at the park. This collection includes a project summary, informant data sheets, field notes, audio interviews on cassette tapes with traditional artists, black and white photo negatives and index, and color slides and index. Administrative papers include correspondence, monthly progress reports and a project evaluation. Not all the photographs and slides listed on the image indices were turned in with the project.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD

FA FOLKLORIST in the Parks – 1996-2005

603 Jenny Wiley State Resort Park

Materials documenting “Folklorist in the Parks,” a project conducted In Floyd, Johnson and Pike counties and Jenny Wiley State Resort Park to identify and utilize local folk artists and performers. Materials include informant data sheets, field notes, audio interviews, photograph negatives and slides with indices and administrative papers.

2 boxes. 28 folders. 502 items. Cassette tapes, slides, negatives and typescripts.

SC2012.179.4

Creator and/or Contributor
Kentucky Folklife Program (creator), Jean Bentley (interviewee), John Bentley (interviewee), Amie Burke (interviewee), Debbie Connelley (interviewee), James Griffith (interviewee), Thomas Martin (interviewee), Roy May (interviewee), Hobert McGuire (interviewee), Joseph McKinney (interviewee), Fredia Meade (interviewee), Robert Meade (interviewee), Kevin Murray (interviewer), James Penix (interviewee), Lydia Penix (interviewee), Earl Profitt (interviewee), Lizzy Ratliff (interviewee), Terry Ratliff (interviewee), Russell Rice (interviewee), Judy Short (interviewee), Clarence Stephens (interviewee)
Language
Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Canes (Local)
Chair making (Local)
Coal mines and mining (Local)
Cockfighting (Local)
Dollmaking (Local)
Folk artists – Floyd County (Local)
Folk artists – Johnson County (Local)
Folk artists – Pike County (Local)
Folk music (Local)
Gospel music (Local)
Jenny Wiley State Resort Park – Relating to (Local)
Musical instrument makers (Local)
Quilting (Local)
Woodcarving (Local)
Related Entities:
Kentucky Folklife Program (creator)
Jean Bentley (interviewee)
John Bentley (interviewee)
Amie Burke (interviewee)
Debbie Connelley (interviewee)
James Griffith (interviewee)
Thomas Martin (interviewee)
Roy May (interviewee)
Hobert McGuire (interviewee)
Joseph McKinney (interviewee)
Fredia Meade (interviewee)
Robert Meade (interviewee)
Kevin Murray (interviewer)
James Penix (interviewee)
Lydia Penix (interviewee)
Earl Profitt (interviewee)
Lizzy Ratliff (interviewee)
Terry Ratliff (interviewee)
Russell Rice (interviewee)
Judy Short (interviewee)
Clarence Stephens (interviewee)