Freeport Project Collection, 1984

Descriptive Summary

Title
Freeport Project Collection, 1984
Creator
Freeport Community of Warren County, Ky.
Extent
7 boxes. 63 folders. 115 items. 34 cassette tapes. 11 photographs.
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-
Finding Aid Author
Archives Staff
Repository
Western Kentucky University

Collection Overview

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.

Contents of the Collection

Inventory, subject analytics and complete copy of project (132 pages). Spring 1984. 3 items.

  • Box 1, folder 1
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Introduction and list of people interviewed for the Freeport Project p. (1a-5; 131-133). Spring 1984. 2 items.

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"Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church" by Sharon Celsor & Dianne Watkins (p. 6-27, includes 8 photos). Spring 1984. 9 items.

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"Freeport: Slavery to Freedom" by Dale Jones (p. 30-38). Spring 1984. 1 item.

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"All Day Long Behind a Plow and Three Mules" by John A. Dowell (p. 39-50). Spring 1984. 1 item.

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"Freeport Education" by Gregory Hansen (p. 51-62). Spring 1984. 1 item.

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"Social in Freeport" by Tom Kozma & Luanne Gaykowski; Kozma (p. 63-81). Spring 1984. 1 item.

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"Form and Function in Freeport Architecture" by Cindy Royden (p. 82-100). Spring 1984. 1 item.

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"Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church's 114th Anniversary; An Ethnography" by Ann Taft (p. 101-113). Spring 1984. 1 item.

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"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.

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Field notes & history relating to the Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Freeport, KY by Sharon Celsor. Apr. 23, 1984. n.d. 2 items.

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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.

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Field notes concerning religion & Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Freeport, KY, by Dianne Watkins. Spring 1984. 1 item.

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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.

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Interview with Grover & Margaret Halsell by Sharon Celsor (CT 1). Mar. 14, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Herschel Halsell by Sharon Celsor (CT 2). Apr. 5, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Herschel Halsell by Sharon Celsor (CT 3). Apr. 5, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Ruth Whitney by Dianne Watkins (CT 4). Mar. 14, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Ruth Whitney by Dianne Watkins (CT 5). Mar. 14, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Rebecca Fishback by Watkins (CT 6). Apr. 5, 1984. 1 item.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Photos of Roy C. & Alice S. Pearson (2) and of William Fishback. Mar. 15, 1984 Apr. 9, 1984. 3 items.

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Interview with Ruth S. Whitley, by Dale R. Jones (CT 1). Mar. 31 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Ruth S. Whitley, by Dale R. Jones (CT 2). Apr. 20, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Grover C. Halsell by John A. Dowell (CT 3). Apr. 10, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Alice Shobe Pearson by Gregory Hansen (CT 4). Mar. 15, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with William "Bill" Fishback by Gregory Hansen (CT 5). Apr. 9, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with William "Bill" Fishback by Gregory Hansen (CT 6). Apr. 9, 1984. 1 item.

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Field notes of Thomas and LuAnne Kozma, written by Tom. re: Recreation in Freeport. Mar. 17, 1984. 1 item.

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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.

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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.

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Interview with William R. Fishback, by Tom & LuAnne Kozma (CT 1). Mar. 20, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with William R. Fishback, by Tom & LuAnne Kozma (CT 2). Mar. 20, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Ottway & Katherine Davidson, by Tom & LuAnne Kozma (CT 3). Mar. 17, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Ervin Hibbett, by Tom & LuAnne Kozma (CT 4). Mar. 30, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Stella Mae Fant, by LuAnne Kozma & Cindy Royden (CT 5). Mar. 31, 1984. 1 item.

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Transcription & summary of interview with Billy L. & Ruth Wardlow, concerning architecture in Freeport, by Cynthia Royden (CT 1, 2). Mar. 22, 1984. 2 items.

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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.

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Interview with Ruth and Billy Wardlow (CT 1). Mar. 22, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Ruth and Billy Wardlow (CT 2). Mar. 22, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Stella Mae Fant (CT 3). Mar. 31, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Finis Wardlow (CT 4). Apr. 4, 1984. 1 item.

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Field notes concerning the 114th anniversary of Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church by Ann Celine Taft. Apr. 23, 1984. 1 item.

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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.

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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.

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Interview with Herschel Halsell by Ann C. Taft (CT 1). Mar. 19, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Donald Snead by Ann C. Taft (CT 2). Mar. 21, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Danny Lee Carter by Ann C. Taft (CT 3). Mar. 29, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Bettie Jo Shobe Turner by C. Taft (CT 4). Apr. 14, 1984. 1 item.

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Tape of anniversary service of Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church (CT 5). Mar. 25, 1984. 1 item.

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Tape of anniversary service of Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church (CT 6). Mar. 25, 1984. 1 item.

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Tape of anniversary service of Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church (CT 7). Mar. 25, 1984. 1 item.

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Tape of anniversary service of Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church (CT 8). Mar. 25, 1984. 1 item.

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Tape of anniversary service of Oakland Mt. Zion Baptist Church (CT 9). Mar. 25, 1984. 1 item.

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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
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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.

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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.

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Interview with Tommy Shobe By Alison A. Geiger (CT 1). Apr 11, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Tommy Shobe by Alison A. Geiger (CT 2). Apr. 11, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Haydon Shobe & children by J. Sharli Powell (CT 3). Mar. 31, 1984. 1 item.

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Interview with Tonya Shobe by J. Sharli Powell (CT 4). Apr. 18, 1984. 1 item.

  • Box 7, folder 7
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