Brian Chisom Research Paper
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.
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for research.
0.10 linear feet
1.00 sound recordings
Language of Materials
Method of Acquisition
The Brian Chisom Papers were donated to the Archives of Appalachia by Brian Chisom on February 26, 1990.
Becky Tuthill, Melissa Garant and Scott Schwartz completed processing, and the collection was opened to researchers on February 18, 1991.
- Agriculture--Appalachian Region Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Appalachian Regional Commission
- Education -- Appalachian Region Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Poverty--Appalachian Region Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Strip mining--Appalachian Region Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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