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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 112. "My Aunt Nola's summer kitchen." Interviews with Nola Lee Cooksey, Mt. Hermon, Kentucky, and Sue Miller Kidwell, Bowling Green, Kentucky, examining the existence of summer kitchens in Barren County, Kentucky. Compares northern structures of this type to southern structures and discusses a shift in usage. Includes indexes and partial transcriptions.


Architecture | Folklore

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Exterior of Nola Cooksey's Summer Kitchen, Barren County, Kentucky

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Interior of Nola Cooksey's summer kitchen, Barren County, Kentucky

FA 112 B1 F1 #1 KINSLOW Georgina Sue Gina.pdf (926 kB)
My Aunt Nola's Summer Kitchen (paper)