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Education -- Appalachian Region

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

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.

Thomas G. Burton-Ambrose N. Manning Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-25
Scope and Contents The collection resulted from Dr. Burton’s and Mr. Manning’s interests in Appalachian folklore and related teaching, research, and service activities. A central component of the collection consists of reel-to-reel audio recordings, dub sheets, transcripts, and indices created as part of the professors' efforts to gather ballads, instrumental music, stories, superstitions and beliefs, folk remedies, and accounts of everyday life from individuals in Western North Carolina and East Tennessee. ...