Appalachian Region -- Social conditions
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
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. ...
Dates: 1899 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1971
Scope and Contents These records document the activities of the Southern Appalachian Ministry in Higher Education from 1973-1980. They also highlight educational, social, economic, and religious issues shaping Appalachia during the 1970s. They include Board and committee minutes, correspondence, memos, project files, transcripts of interviews, surveys, newsletters, pamphlets, and articles on life in Appalachia. There are files on the boycott of the J.P. Stevens & Co. plant in Georgia.