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Community Scholars: Sample Projects

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Remembering the Reedys is a blog that celebrates historic Harlan musicians John and Frances Reedy and their contributions to bluegrass and rockabilly music. Community Scholars Timi Reedy and Tammy Clemons collect and present ongoing documentation about the Reedys’ music, family and related topics.

Funeral Traditions of the South is a regional traveling exhibit based on pictures and interviews collected by Community Scholar and photographer Carol Shutt.

The Mountain Mushroom Festival in Irvine presents mushroom hunting and foodways traditions. Community Scholars Francine Bonny and Mary Reed have documented and presented morel mushroom culture as well as Kentucky agate traditions at the festival.

Horse Cave Stories is a companion to the interactive cell phone walking tour of downtown Horse Cave, that examines culture, traditions and history of the city both above ground and underground.