Items associated with name 'Folklife - Family'

Folklife Collection -

by Salisbury University Students (2003)

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In 2003, former Salisbury University student Alyssa Smith collected folk material. Her collection explores her family's stories that have been passed down and amongst members. Included is her essay, a VHS tape, and microcassette tape of interviews (log included).

Identifier: FK03.015
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Folklife Collection - A Bond Between Sisters

by Salisbury University Students (2001)

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In 2001, former Salisbury University student Kelly Reynolds collected folk material. Her collection explores her relationship with her sisters over the years, including childhood recollections and continued traditions. Included is her essay and color picture prints.

Associated Subjects: Folklife - Family • Folklife - Friendship
Identifier: FK01.022
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Folklife Collection - A Fieldwork Study: The Reid Farm Family

by Salisbury University Students (1992)

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In 1992, former Salisbury University student Sandy K. Whitten collected folk material. Her collection explores the folklore around the Reid farm family. She interviewed her grandmother about the farming history of the Reid family. Her grandmother recounted how the family got involved into farming and how the farm and the family itself evolved throughout the years. Sandy learned from the interview what her family's values really were. Tape and photographs enclosed.

Identifier: FK92.028
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Folklife Collection - African American Single Mothers

by Salisbury University Students (2000)

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In 2000, former Salisbury University student Mary Holmes collected folk material. Her collection explores African American single mothers as a folkgroup. Included is her essay, handwritten notes, and a cassette tape interview.

Identifier: FK2000.017
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Folklife Collection - Being a Twin

by Salisbury University Students (1994)

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In 1994, former Salisbury University student Sharon L. Hanna collected folk material. Her project is about the folkgroup of twins. In her paper, she shares her experiences with her twin Karen and addresses most of the stereotypical inquiries they had to deal with. She also discusses about clothing and festival rituals.

Identifier: FK94.008
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Folklife Collection - Classification of Documents: Research Center

by Salisbury University Students (1994)

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To gain more exposure to folk life material for his English class, Will M. Morris worked at the Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture in 1994. In this paper, the student reports on his experience and discoveries. He worked on documents compiled by Dr. G. Ray Thompson, a former chair of the History Department of SSU, who was researching about his family's history. Various records such as that of the Glass Hill Cemetery (Parsonsburg, Md) and the Militia Appointments of the Ninth Regiment of Worcester County, 1794 -1817, were included. The student enclosed a copy of each.

Identifier: FK94.018
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Folklife Collection - Dolbey Cemetery

by Salisbury University Students (Undated)

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In 1990, former Salisbury University Student Christy H. Dolbey collected folk material. Her collection focuses on the genealogical history of her family, tracing back to their ancestors from Connecticut. The Dolbey Cemetery in Whitehaven, Maryland, is central to her research. She interviewed a family member, Emily Griffith, who kept up the cemetery and collected information related to the history of the Dolbey family. The paper includes a transcript of their interview, maps of Dolbey propriety, photographs of the cemetery as well as copies of the correspondence between two family members trying to connect the dots of their lineage. Tape enclosed.

Associated Subjects: Folklife - Family • Folklife - History • Folklife - Death
Identifier: FK90.003
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Folklife Collection - Family Folklore : Ghosts and Supernatural Experiences

by Salisbury University Students (1997)

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In 1997, former Salisbury University student Kelly Gilbert collected folk material. Her collection explores her own family's folklore, including her heritage and supernatural events involving her family. Included is her essay.

Identifier: FK97.012
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Folklife Collection - Family Folklore, A Folk Artist, and the Value of Education

by Salisbury University Students (1992)

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In 1992, former Salisbury University student Kristen Monks collected folk material. For this project, she interviewed her grandfather, who was an educator, to ask him about his vocation. Her grandfather was the first first-generation college student in their lineage. During his career, he contributed greatly to the field of education by introducing new methods of teaching. He also wrote stories, created puzzles and designed games for his grandchildren as a mean of communicating and educating them. Throughout her paper, Kristen emphasizes how her grandfather instilled the value of education to their family. Tape enclosed.

Identifier: FK92.026
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Folklife Collection - Family Folklore: Wood Family

by Salisbury University Students (1985)

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In 1985, former Salisbury University Student Patricia Wood collected folk material. Her fieldwork project was focused on the diary of her great great grandfather William Shephard Wood, Jr. This diary plays an important role in the Wood family. Her paper covers a great amount of information ranging from the background of the Wood family, their genealogy as well as some anecdotes about North East, Maryland, and the life of William Shephard Wood, Jr. based on the accounts from the diary. He was a naturalist and many of his expeditions are described in this diary.

Identifier: FK85.003
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Folklife Collection - Family Foodways

by Salisbury University Students (1992)

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In 1992, former Salisbury University student Dana Sepe collected folk material. Her collection documents her familiy's foodways. In her paper, she gives a glimpse of the history of her family, mostly to explain how her late grandmother played a major cohesive role in their life. In memory of her beloved grandmother, Dana put together a cookbook using her recipes and family photographs gathered around meals to illustrate it.

Associated Subjects: Folklife - Food • Folklife - Family
Identifier: FK92.023
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Folklife Collection - Family History as Folklore

by Salisbury University Students (1985)

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In 1985, former Salisbury University Student Karen Lankford collected folk material. Her collection focuses on her family history as folklore. She put the emphasis on a family road trip across the country, from the Eastern Shore to Washington state in 1929. In an interview, she asked her father and her uncle to narrate their adventure.Tapes and newspaper clipping enclosed.

Identifier: FK85.002
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Folklife Collection - Family Misfortune Stories

by Salisbury University Students (2000)

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In 2000, former Salisbury University student Elizabeth Bleile collected folk material. Her collection explores her family's stories of financial misfortune, including disposing of items that would become valuable later in time. Included is her essay and cassette tape interviews (with transcripts).

Identifier: FK2000.003
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Folklife Collection - Local Legends: Origin of Family Names

by Salisbury University Students (1971 – 1973)

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Between 1971 to 1973, former Salisbury University students Kathleen Riddle and David Thompson conducted various interviews about local legends surrounding different family surnames. Surnames detailed are the Daybreaks, Buzzards, and Barricaders

Identifier: FK69.003
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Folklife Collection - On the Road Again: The Cooperative Telling of Vacation Narratives

by Salisbury University Students (1993)

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In 1993, former Salisbury University student Jennifer Meekins collected folk material for her final paper. Her family liked to travel in a motor-home. She decided to collect some narratives of road trips. Vacation rituals, leisure activities, adventures and incidents are among the material covered during their storytelling interviews. Transcripts enclosed.

Associated Subjects: Folklife - Travel • Folklife - Family
Identifier: FK93.056
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Folklife Collection - Photographic Essay of a Quilting Bee

by Salisbury University Students (1978)

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In 1978, former Salisbury University Student Regina Royer collected folk material. For this collection, she chose to focus on quilting, a family tradition. Her paper walks the reader through her process of quilting while providing anecdotes along the way. Photographs enclosed.

Identifier: FK78.012
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Folklife Collection - She Got Herself Into Trouble

by Salisbury University Students (1992)

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In a series of interviews of local Eastern Shore residents in 1992, Salisbury University students and teachers collected folk life material. For this project, Marjorie Kraft interviewed two of her friends who had an unplanned pregnancy during their time in college. The interview focused on how their partner and parents reacted to the news and how their pregnancy changed their lives. It is noteworthy to mention that these women grew up in a very small rural town. One of them was the daughter of a minister who almost quit his job for this reason, thinking that he couldn't help an entire congregation if he couldn't control the "religious growth" of his own daughter. Fortunately, things went well for both of them.

Associated Subjects: Folklife - College • Folklife - Family
Identifier: FK92.045
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Folklife Collection - Sitting Around the Table

by Salisbury University Students (1993)

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In 1993, former Salisbury University student Nicole Shaw collected folk material. Her collection explores the lore of her own family. Her family liked to gather in the dinning room and tell stories about their relatives. Each family member would contribute and help the story teller revive these cherished memories. In this paper, Nicole portrays her family and shares their favorite story. Photographs enclosed.

Identifier: FK93.028
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Folklife Collection - The Dunnock Family of Dorchester County

by Salisbury University Students (1994)

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In 1994, former Salisbury University student Connie Dunnock collected folk material. Her collection documents the history of the Dunnock family (from her husband's side) who immigrated to Dorchester County as early as in the 1800's. Her paper retraces the genealogy of the family, recounts the life of Carl Emmet II (Pop) who was her husband's grandfather, and describes the role of women in the family. The student's informant was her husband.Tape enclosed.

Associated Subjects: Folklife - Family • Folklife - History
Identifier: FK94.004
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Folklife Collection - The Family as a Folk Group

by Salisbury University Students (1992)

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In 1992, former Salisbury University student David Alexander collected folk material in which he explores his own family's traditions and dynamics. In this paper, he mostly analyses the traditions observed during family gathering. For instance, he noted the dining etiquette rules observed such as the seating arrangement, the apportioning of the meat and who gets to take the first bite (mostly from Medieval days in Europe), as well as the formation of subgroups and the topics discussed after diner.

Identifier: FK92.047
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Folklife Collection - The Goldsby Family

by Salisbury University Students (2000)

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In 2000, former Salisbury University student Heather Goldsby collected folk material. Her collection explores her Navy family as a folkgroup, including their history, traditions, and language. Included is her essay.

Identifier: FK2000.015
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Folklife Collection - The Lankford Hotel: Four Generations of Tradition

by Salisbury University Students (1994)

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In 1994, former Salisbury University student Sally Rutka collected folk material. Her collection focuses on the old-fashioned style and tradition upheld for four generations of families running The Lankford Hotel. This piece retraces the history of the hotel since its establishment in the 1930's, highlighting the major changes throughout the years and the issues the owners had to deal with.The student, who was the manager at that time, interviewed her mother and her daughter to discuss about their hotel. Photographs enclosed.

Associated Subjects: Folklife - Family
Identifier: FK94.021
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Folklife Collection - The Life of a Lobsterman Through the Eyes of His Daughter

by Salisbury University Students (2002)

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In 2002, former Salisbury University student Richard Yoskey collected folk material. His collection explores the life of his lobsterman grandfather through his mother's perspective, including stories from his life in Maine, customs, and experiences as a lobsterman. Included is his essay, a microcassette interview tape (log included), VHS tape footage (with log), and CD.

Associated Subjects: Folklife - Fishing • Folklife - Family
Identifier: FK02.026
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Folklife Collection - Three Lost Souls on the Eastern Shore: A Study of Homeless People

by Salisbury University Students (1992)

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In a series of interviews of local Eastern Shore residents in 1992, Salisbury University students and teachers collected folk life material. Richard J. Stoltz's collection focuses on the life of homeless people on the Eastern Shore. As an ex-homeless himself, running errands across 27 states for three years, Richard felt compelled to conduct his fieldwork on this folk group. In addition to his own story, Richard recounts the struggle of "Three Lost Souls" who battled "unsettledness", dysfunctional families and or addiction. After getting off the streets, Richard helped other homeless people as a counselor in a shelter.

Associated Subjects: Folklife - Homelessness • Folklife - Family
Identifier: FK92.034
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Folklife Collection - Untitled [Foodways of a Ukarinian-American Family]

by Salisbury University Students (1992)

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In 1992, former Salisbury University student Donna Marie Piri collected folk material. Her project is about her Ukranian heritage. Her paper consists of a collection of traditional recipes and personal narratives of Ukrainian-Americans.

Associated Subjects: Folklife - Food • Folklife - Family • Folklife - History
Identifier: FK92.016
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Folklife Collection - Untitled [The Willett Family of Charles County, Maryland]

by Salisbury University Students (1991)

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In 1991, former Salisbury University Student Carol Willet collected folk material. Her collection focuses on the history of her family, established in Charles County for over a hundred years. Her main informant was her grandmother. Photographs and copy of deed enclosed.

Identifier: FK91.003
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Folklife Collection - Why People Shop Faulconer Hardware

by Salisbury University Students (1991)

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In 1991, former Salisbury University Student Conway Faulconer collected folk material. This project revolves around the Faulconer Hardware store, its history and the people who shop and hang out there.

Associated Subjects: Folklife - Family • Folklife - History • Folklife - Work
Identifier: FK91.005
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