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Freeport Project Collection, 1984

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Author

Archives Staff

Title

Freeport Project Collection

Date

1984

Repository

Western Kentucky University Folklife ArchivesBowling Green, Kentucky, 42101-3576 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research. This collection and numerous othercollections are accessible through a card catalog and print inventories at theKentucky Building. Manuscripts and Folklife Archives collections do notcirculate nor are they listed on the university's online library catalog. Avalid I.D. is required to use the materials. Limited photocopying is done forpatrons.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item] Freeport Project Collection, 1984, FA 20,Library Special Collections, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green.

Extent

7 boxes. 63 folders. 115 items. 34 cassette tapes. 11 photographs.

Scope and Content

Oral History Materials and Methods class assignment in which eleven students conducted interviews with 28 informants about Freeport, a small Black Community in Warren County. Includes information about economic conditions, social life, religious life and education.

Subjects

  • Architecture - Warren County
  • Baptists - Warren County
  • Baseball
  • Blacks - Churches and religious affairs
  • Blacks - Economic conditions
  • Blacks - Education
  • Blacks - Employment and unemployment
  • Blacks - Farms and farming
  • Blacks - Occupations
  • Blacks - Reconstruction (Post-Civil War)
  • Blacks - Recreation
  • Blacks - Social conditions and welfare
  • Blacks - Social life
  • Boards, Laura Shobe
  • Carter, Danny Lee, 1952-
  • Celsor, Sharon
  • Davidson, Katherine Parrish
  • Davidson, Ottway
  • Dowell, John Alan
  • Fant, Stella Mae
  • Farms and farming - Warren County
  • Fishback, Rebecca Patterson Shobe
  • Fishback, William Raymond
  • Freeport, Warren County
  • Freeport School, Warren County, 1937-1962
  • Geiger, Alison Anne
  • Ghost stories - Warren County
  • Halsell, Grover
  • Halsell, Herschel, 1903-
  • Halsell, Margaret Davidson
  • Hansen, Gregory Alfred
  • Hibbitt, Ervin Sim
  • Hill, Ludi
  • Holidays
  • Homecomings
  • Integration and segregation, racial - In education
  • Jones, Dale R.
  • Kozma, LuAnne Gaykowski
  • Kozma, Thomas William
  • Oakland - Churches and religious affairs
  • Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Oakland
  • Oakland Schools, Oakland
  • Pearson, Alice Shobe
  • Powell, Janet Sharli
  • Restaurants
  • Revivals
  • Royden, Cynthia Ann
  • Schools - Warren County
  • Sharecropping
  • Shobe, Gilbert
  • Shobe, Harvey
  • Shobe, Hayden
  • Shobe, Rebecca
  • Shobe, Tommy
  • Shobe, Tonya Y.
  • Slaves
  • Snead, Donald
  • Snead, Wanda
  • Social life and customs - Blacks - Warren County
  • Social life and customs - Warren County
  • Taft, Ann Celine
  • Teachers and teaching - Warren County - Freeport
  • Teachers and teaching - Warren County - Oakland
  • Tenant farming
  • Turner, Bettie Jo Shobe, 1945-
  • Wardlow, Billy Lewis
  • Wardlow, Finis
  • Wardlow, Imogene
  • Wardlow, Ruth Shobe
  • Warren County - Ghost Stories
  • Warren County - Schools
  • Warren County - Teachers and teaching
  • Watkins, Dianne (Winkler), 1941-
  • Whitney, Ruth Steele, 1904-

Collection Inventory

Inventory, subject analytics and complete copy of project (132 pages). Spring 1984. 3 items
[box: 1, folder: 1]
Introduction and list of people interviewed for the Freeport Project p. (1a-5; 131-133). Spring 1984. 2 items
[box: 1, folder: 2]
"Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church" by Sharon Celsor & Dianne Watkins (p. 6-27, includes 8 photos). Spring 1984. 9 items
[box: 1, folder: 3]
"Freeport: Slavery to Freedom" by Dale Jones (p. 30-38). Spring 1984. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 4]
"All Day Long Behind a Plow and Three Mules" by John A. Dowell (p. 39-50). Spring 1984. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 5]
"Freeport Education" by Gregory Hansen (p. 51-62). Spring 1984. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 6]
"Social in Freeport" by Tom Kozma & Luanne Gaykowski; Kozma (p. 63-81). Spring 1984. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 7]
"Form and Function in Freeport Architecture" by Cindy Royden (p. 82-100). Spring 1984. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 8]
"Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church's 114th Anniversary; An Ethnography" by Ann Taft (p. 101-113). Spring 1984. 1 item
[box: 1, folder: 9]
"The Freeport Community and Change in the Twentieth Century" by J. Sharli Powell and Alison Geiger (p. 114-130. includes 3 photos). Spring 1984. 4 items
[box: 1, folder: 10]
Field notes & history relating to the Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Freeport, KY by Sharon Celsor. Apr. 23, 1984. n.d. 2 items
[box: 2, folder: 1]
Transcription & summary of interview with Grover & Margaret Halsell & summaries of interviews with Herschel Halsell re; Oakland Mt. Zion Church, Freeport, Ky., by Sharon Celsor (CT 1, 2, 3). Mar. 14, 1984 Apr. 6, 1984. 5 items
[box: 2, folder: 2]
Field notes concerning religion & Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Freeport, KY, by Dianne Watkins. Spring 1984. 1 item
[box: 2, folder: 3]
Transcription of interview with Ruth Steele Whitney & tape summary of interview with Rebecca Fishback by Dianne Watkins concerning religion & Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Freeport, KY (CT 4, 5, 6). Mar. 14, 1984 Apr 5, 1984. 2 items
[box: 2, folder: 4]
Interview with Grover & Margaret Halsell by Sharon Celsor (CT 1). Mar. 14, 1984. 1 item
[box: 2, folder: 5]
Interview with Herschel Halsell by Sharon Celsor (CT 2). Apr. 5, 1984. 1 item
[box: 2, folder: 6]
Interview with Herschel Halsell by Sharon Celsor (CT 3). Apr. 5, 1984. 1 item
[box: 2, folder: 7]
Interview with Ruth Whitney by Dianne Watkins (CT 4). Mar. 14, 1984. 1 item
[box: 2, folder: 8]
Interview with Ruth Whitney by Dianne Watkins (CT 5). Mar. 14, 1984. 1 item
[box: 2, folder: 9]
Interview with Rebecca Fishback by Watkins (CT 6). Apr. 5, 1984. 1 item
[box: 2, folder: 10]
Field notes, transcription, summary, etc., of interview with Ruth Steele Whitney, pertaining to from slavery to freedom in Freeport. by Dale Richard Jones (CT 1, 2). Mar. 31, 1984, Apr. 20, 1984. 6 items
[box: 3, folder: 1]
Field notes, transcription, summary & detailed index of interview, with Grover Cleveland Halsell, pertaining to farming & other economic bases in Freeport, KY by John A. Dowell (CT 3). Apr. 10, 1984. 4 items
[box: 3, folder: 2]
Transcription, tape summary, detailed index of interview with Alice Pearson and William Fishback. relative to education in Freeport by Gregory A. Hansen (CT 4, 5, 6). Mar. 15, 1984, Apr. 9, 1984. 3 items
[box: 3, folder: 3]
Photos of Roy C. & Alice S. Pearson (2) and of William Fishback. Mar. 15, 1984 Apr. 9, 1984. 3 items
[box: 3, folder: 4]
Interview with Ruth S. Whitley, by Dale R. Jones (CT 1). Mar. 31 1984. 1 item
[box: 3, folder: 5]
Interview with Ruth S. Whitley, by Dale R. Jones (CT 2). Apr. 20, 1984. 1 item
[box: 3, folder: 6]
Interview with Grover C. Halsell by John A. Dowell (CT 3). Apr. 10, 1984. 1 item
[box: 3, folder: 7]
Interview with Alice Shobe Pearson by Gregory Hansen (CT 4). Mar. 15, 1984. 1 item
[box: 3, folder: 8]
Interview with William "Bill" Fishback by Gregory Hansen (CT 5). Apr. 9, 1984. 1 item
[box: 3, folder: 9]
Interview with William "Bill" Fishback by Gregory Hansen (CT 6). Apr. 9, 1984. 1 item
[box: 3, folder: 10]
Field notes of Thomas and LuAnne Kozma, written by Tom. re: Recreation in Freeport. Mar. 17, 1984. 1 item
[box: 4, folder: 1]
Transcriptions, summaries & detailed indexes of interview with William R. Fishback, about recreation in Freeport, by Tom and LuAnne Gaykowski Kozma (CT 1, 2). Mar. 20, 1984. 6 items
[box: 4, folder: 2]
Summaries & detailed indexes of interviews with Ottway & Katherine Davidson, Ervin Hibbett, & Stella Mae Fant, about recreation in Freeport, by Tom and LuAnne G. Kozma (CT 3, 4, 5). Mar. 17, 1984 Mar. 30, 1984 Mar. 31, 1984. 3 items
[box: 4, folder: 3]
Interview with William R. Fishback, by Tom & LuAnne Kozma (CT 1). Mar. 20, 1984. 1 item
[box: 4, folder: 4]
Interview with William R. Fishback, by Tom & LuAnne Kozma (CT 2). Mar. 20, 1984. 1 item
[box: 4, folder: 5]
Interview with Ottway & Katherine Davidson, by Tom & LuAnne Kozma (CT 3). Mar. 17, 1984. 1 item
[box: 4, folder: 6]
Interview with Ervin Hibbett, by Tom & LuAnne Kozma (CT 4). Mar. 30, 1984. 1 item
[box: 4, folder: 7]
Interview with Stella Mae Fant, by LuAnne Kozma & Cindy Royden (CT 5). Mar. 31, 1984. 1 item
[box: 4, folder: 8]
Transcription & summary of interview with Billy L. & Ruth Wardlow, concerning architecture in Freeport, by Cynthia Royden (CT 1, 2). Mar. 22, 1984. 2 items
[box: 5, folder: 1]
Detailed indexes of interviews, with Stella Mae Fant and Finis Wardlow, concerning housing in Freeport by Cynthia Royden (CT 3, 4). Mar. 31, 1984 Apr. 4, 1984. 2 items
[box: 5, folder: 2]
Interview with Ruth and Billy Wardlow (CT 1). Mar. 22, 1984. 1 item
[box: 5, folder: 3]
Interview with Ruth and Billy Wardlow (CT 2). Mar. 22, 1984. 1 item
[box: 5, folder: 4]
Interview with Stella Mae Fant (CT 3). Mar. 31, 1984. 1 item
[box: 5, folder: 5]
Interview with Finis Wardlow (CT 4). Apr. 4, 1984. 1 item
[box: 5, folder: 6]
Field notes concerning the 114th anniversary of Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church by Ann Celine Taft. Apr. 23, 1984. 1 item
[box: 6, folder: 1]
Transcription, summary, detailed index, etc. of interviews, with Herschel Halsell, Donald Snead, Danny Lee Carter & Bettie Jo Shobe Turner about 114th anniversary of Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church, by Ann C. Taft (CT 1, 2, 3, 4). Mar. 19, 1984 Mar. 21, 1984 Mar. 29, 1984 Apr. 14, 1984. 4 items
[box: 6, folder: 2]
Detailed index to tapes of worship service of 114th anniversary of Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church by Ann C. Taft (CT 5, 6, 7, 8, 9). Mar. 25, 1984. 1 item
[box: 6, folder: 3]
Interview with Herschel Halsell by Ann C. Taft (CT 1). Mar. 19, 1984. 1 item
[box: 6, folder: 4]
Interview with Donald Snead by Ann C. Taft (CT 2). Mar. 21, 1984. 1 item
[box: 6, folder: 5]
Interview with Danny Lee Carter by Ann C. Taft (CT 3). Mar. 29, 1984. 1 item
[box: 6, folder: 6]
Interview with Bettie Jo Shobe Turner by C. Taft (CT 4). Apr. 14, 1984. 1 item
[box: 6, folder: 7]
Tape of anniversary service of Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church (CT 5). Mar. 25, 1984. 1 item
[box: 6, folder: 8]
Tape of anniversary service of Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church (CT 6). Mar. 25, 1984. 1 item
[box: 6, folder: 9]
Tape of anniversary service of Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church (CT 7). Mar. 25, 1984. 1 item
[box: 6, folder: 10]
Tape of anniversary service of Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church (CT 8). Mar. 25, 1984. 1 item
[box: 6, folder: 11]
Tape of anniversary service of Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church (CT 9). Mar. 25, 1984. 1 item
[box: 6, folder: 12]
Field notes about 20th century changes in Freeport by Alison Anne Geiger & Janet Sharli Powell. Feb. 18, 1984, Mar. 21, 1984. 5 items
[box: 7, folder: 1]
Transcriptions & detailed indexes of interview with Tommy Shobe, about changes in Freeport in the 20th century, by Geiger (CT 1, 2). Apr. 11, 1984. 4 items
[box: 7, folder: 2]
Summary of interview with Haden Shobe & children, and detailed index with Tonya J. Shobe, about 20th century changes in Freeport, by Geiger & Powell (CT 3, 4). Mar. 31, 1984 Apr. 18, 1984. 2 items
[box: 7, folder: 3]
Interview with Tommy Shobe By Alison A. Geiger (CT 1). Apr 11, 1984. 1 item
[box: 7, folder: 4]
Interview with Tommy Shobe by Alison A. Geiger (CT 2). Apr. 11, 1984. 1 item
[box: 7, folder: 5]
Interview with Haydon Shobe & children by J. Sharli Powell (CT 3). Mar. 31, 1984. 1 item
[box: 7, folder: 6]
Interview with Tonya Shobe by J. Sharli Powell (CT 4). Apr. 18, 1984. 1 item
[box: 7, folder: 7]

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