Spotlight on: Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Oral History Project

"It wasn't the burger so much as it was the sauce." -- Georgia Davis Powers talks about growing up in Louisville, KY, about serving as the first woman and first person of color in KY's State Senate, and about owning a restaurant and coin laundry in this oral history interview led by Nieta Wigginton. Powers … Continue reading Spotlight on: Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Oral History Project

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KFP presents Bosnia Project in Miami, FL

We were in Miami, FL last week for the annual meeting of the American Folklore Society where we led a discussion about our ongoing project with the Bosnian community in Bowling Green. KFP staff Brent Björkman and Virginia Siegel along with WKU Folk Studies faculty Ann Ferrell and Kate Horigan represented the team in Miami. … Continue reading KFP presents Bosnia Project in Miami, FL

African American Museum of the Bowling Green Area

Kentucky Folklife Program staff is honored to be working with the African American Museum of the Bowling Green Area.  Last night KFP staff met with some of the AAMBG Board members for an oral history workshop, interview practice and equipment tutorials.  We are expecting great things from this new local non-profit museum!  Check back here … Continue reading African American Museum of the Bowling Green Area