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Holly Lane Travis Collection, Sept.-Dec. 1989

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Author

Archives Staff

Title

Holly Lane Travis Collection

Date

Sept.-Dec. 1989

Repository

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

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item] Holly Lane Travis Collection, FA141,Library Special Collections, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green.

Extent

1 folder. 8 items. 2 cassette tapes.

Scope and Content

Life in the Coal Camps. Interview with Ruth Collins and Sarah Copeland regarding their residence in the coal camps of Floyd County, Ky. in the early to mid 20th century. Includes partial transcriptions.

Subjects

  • Aviation - Early development
  • Beliefs and superstitions - Floyd County
  • Boardinghouses - Floyd County
  • Children of coal miners
  • Christmas - Floyd County
  • Coal miners - Floyd County
  • Coal miners' wives
  • Coal mines and mining - Floyd County
  • Collins, Ruth Evelyn, 1922-
  • Company stores - Floyd County
  • Company towns - Floyd County
  • Copeland, Sarah Spears (Collins), 1901-
  • Eminent domain - Floyd County
  • Floyd County - Beliefs and superstitions
  • Floyd County - Civilian life - World War II, 1939-1945
  • Floyd County - Coal miners
  • Floyd County - Coal mines and mining
  • Floyd County - Company towns
  • Floyd County - Folk medicine
  • Floyd County - Funeral rites and customs
  • Floyd County - Ghost stories
  • Floyd County - Holidays
  • Floyd County - Immigration and emigration
  • Floyd County - Marriage customs and rites
  • Folk medicine - Floyd County
  • Fourth of July - Floyd County
  • Funeral rites and customs - Floyd County
  • Games
  • Genealogy - Spears Family
  • Ghost stories - Floyd County
  • Halley's Comet, 1910
  • Holidays - Floyd County
  • Indians of North America - Medicine
  • Integration and segregation, Racial - Floyd County
  • Italians - Floyd County
  • Lumbering - Floyd County
  • Marriage customs and rites - Floyd County
  • Medicine, Rural - Floyd County
  • Radio programs
  • Shivaree
  • Spears family, - Floyd County
  • Television, 1950
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Vagrants - Floyd County
  • Weddings
  • Wit and humor
  • World War II, 1939-1945 - Civilian life - Floyd County

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