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Poverty--Appalachian Region

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Brian Chisom Research Paper

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 500-AppMs 357
Scope and Contents The Brian Chisom Research Paper is a 23-page research paper and an accompanying 90-minute audio cassette tape recording of commercially produced folk songs that depict the poverty of Appalachia. The paper describes economic, political, and educational issues surrounding the attempts to "revitalize" Appalachia by the federal government during the 1960s.

Jeanne M. Rasmussen Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-352
Scope and Contents The Jeanne M. Rasmussen Collection contains both manuscript and photographic materials. Manuscript materials include personal correspondence and financial records; drafts of chapters from Rasmussen's unpublished manuscript on coal mining; essays written by Rasmussen on coal mining and other topics relating to Appalachia; and clippings and scrapbook materials on coal mining, the UMWA, and Rasmussen's writing and photography. The photographic prints depict Appalachian men, women, and children; ...