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Elizabeth Allen Hester Collection, September-October 1985

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Title

Elizabeth Allen Hester Collection

Date

September-October 1985

Repository

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

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research. This collection and numerous other collections are accessible through a card catalog and print inventories at the Kentucky Building. Manuscripts and Folklife Archives collections do not circulate nor are they listed on the university's online library catalog. A valid I.D. is required to use the materials. Limited photocopying is done for patrons.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item] Elizabeth Allen Hester, 1956- Collection, September-October 1985, FA 43,Library Special Collections, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green.

Extent

1 box. 27 items. 6 cassette tapes.

Scope and Content

[Flea markets]. Interviews with Margie Autry Hawks of Bowling Green, Kentucky, concerning her childhood, her employment in a wood products factory, and her flea market business. Includes interview guides, transcription of September 28, 1985 interview, summaries of October 25 and 28, 1985 interviews, and related items.

Subjects

  • 1. Auctions - Dealers
  • 2. Bowling Green Police Department
  • 3. Bryant, Bernice
  • 4. Butler County - Social life and customs, 1940s-1961
  • 5. Cards
  • 6. Christmas shopping
  • 7. Church dinners
  • 8. Churches - Riverside, Warren County, Ky.
  • 9. Dinners and dining - Ky. - Warren County
  • 10. Edmonson County - Cemeteries
  • 11. Factories - Ky. - Bowling Green
  • 12. Farm houses - Ky. - Warren County, 1940s-1950s
  • 13. Food - Preparation
  • 14. Food - Preservation
  • 15. Hawks, Margie Autry, 1941-
  • 16. House furnishings
  • 17. Licenses - Transient - Itinerant businesses
  • 18. Lockhart, Artie
  • 19. Peddlers and peddling - Ky. - Bowling Green
  • 20. Quilting - Ky. - Bowling Green
  • 21. Riverside, Warren County, Ky.
  • 22. School buildings - Ky. - Warren County
  • 23. Slaughtering and slaughter-houses - Ky. - Warren County
  • 24. Strassheim, L. F. Company
  • 25. Women - Employment
  • 26. Wood products manufacturers

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