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African-Americans--Appalachian Region

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Appalachian Literature: The Adult and the Child Course Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UnivRec-408
Scope and Contents The course, "Appalachian Literature: The Adult and the Child," was offered by the English department at East Tennessee State University June 4-24, 1992. The course focused on the concept of child as seen through Appalachian literature for adults and children. The course consisted of lectures given by Roberta Herrin and Robert J. Higgs of the English department; lectures given by guest artists and scholars; and videos on topics related to the child in Appalachian literature. The collection...
Dates: June 5-25, 1992

H. Lee Waters Film

 Collection — Reel 1
Identifier: AppMs-687
Scope and Contents This black & white silent film was shot by itinerant filmmaker H. Lee Waters during the winter of 1940 as part of his Movies of Local People series. It showcases the people, merchants, and schools of Mountain City, Tennessee and includes footage of the community of Shouns, Tennessee. The footage includes depictions of schoolchildren and the African American community.According to a log book held by Duke University, Waters showed a film at the Strand Theater in Mountain City on...
Dates: 1940