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Archives of Appalachia-Subject Guides: Books

Books

This permanent collection of non-circulating books and print material supports research on Appalachia. It consists of more than 14,000 volumes that include contemporary and out-of-print works, with an emphasis on regional history, social reform, economic development, and folklife. Works on the environment, politics, religion, and literature are also included. These materials can be found through the Sherrod Library catalog but accessed only in the Archives' Reading Room.

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SUGGESTED BOOKS

Billings, Dwight B. Confronting Appalachian stereotypes: back talk from an American region. F210.C66 1999

Billings, Dwight B. The road to poverty: the making of wealth and hardship in Appalachia. HC107.A127 B55 2000

Caudill, Harry M. My land is dying . 1971. TN291.C37

Duncan, Cynthia M. World's apart: why poverty persists in rural America. HC110.P6 D86 1999.

Drumright, William. The Appalachia in their minds: the Highlander Research and Education Center and the Congress of Appalachian Development, 1962-1982 . LC5301.M65 D78 1996

Eller, Ronald D. Uneven ground: Appalachia since 1945. HN79.A127 E55 2008

Fisher, Stephen L. Fighting back in Appalachia: traditions of resistance and change . 1993. HN79.A127 F54

Gaventa, John. Power and powerlessness: quiescence and rebellion in an Appalachian valley. 1980. HC107.A127 G38

Gaventa, John. Communities in economic crisis . HC107.A127 C65 1990

Glen, John M. Highlander, no ordinary school, 1932-1962. 1988. LC5301.M65 G55

Glenn, Max E. Appalachia in transition . 1970. HN79.A13 G56

Hinsdale, Mary Ann, Helen Lewis, and S. Maxine Waller . It comes from the people: community development and local theology. HN79.V83 C645 1995

Horton Aimee Isgrig. The Highlander Folk School: a history of its major programs, 1932-1961 . 1989. LC5301.M65 H67

Horton, Myles. The long haul: an autobiography . 1990 LC5301. M65

Keefe, Susan E. Participatory development in Appalachia: cultural identity, community, and sustainability.  HN49.C6.P3684 2009. 

Kiffmeyer, Thomas. Reformers to radicals: the Appalachian Volunteers and the war on poverty. HN79.A127 K45 2008

Lewis, Helen M., and Monica Appleby. Mountain sisters: from convent to community in Appalachia. BV4420.L48 2003

Montrie, Chad. To save the land and people: a history of opposition to surface coal mining in Appalachia. TD195.S75 M56 2003

Taylor, A. Elizabeth. The woman suffrage movement in Tennessee . 1978. JK1911.T2 T36

Weinbaum, Eve S. To move a mountain: fighting the global economy in Appalachia. HD5708.55.U62 A558 2004.

Whisnant, David E. Modernizing the mountaineer: people, power, and planning in Appalachia. 1981. HC107.A127 W48

SUGGESTED BOOKS

Ager, John Curtis . We plow God's fields: the life of James G. K. McClure. HD1771.5.M38 A73 1991

Arcury, Thomas A. Greater Appalachian Regional Databank (GARD): agricultural change in the Mountain South at the turn of the century. S444.A74 1989

Ash, Stephen V. Meet me at the fair: a pictorial history of the Tennessee Valley Agricultural & Industrial Fair. 1985. T395.5.K6 A83

Barnwell, Tim. The face of Appalachia: portraits from the mountain farm. F217.A65 B38 2003

Beaver, Patricia D. Rural community in the Appalachian south . HN79.N8 B43 1986

Berry, Wendell. The gift of good land. 1981. HD1415.B47

Brehm, Cloide E. Tennessee...facts about soil, climate, rainfall, agriculture, industry, education and other desirable living conditions. 1926. HC107.T2 B73

Clark, Blanche Henry. The Tennessee yeomen, 1840-1860. 1942. HD211.T2 C55

Clark, Thomas Dionysius. Agrarian Kentucky. 1977. F455.C55

Davis, Donald Edward. Homeplace geography: essays for Appalachia. F217.A65 D38 2006

Dunaway, Wilma. The first American frontier: the transition to capitalism in southern Appalachia, 1700-1860. HC107.A127 D86 1996

Duncan, Cynthia M. World's apart: why poverty persists in rural America. HC110.P6 D86 1999

Groover, Mark D. An archaeological study of rural capitalism and material life: the Gibbs farmstead in Southern Appalachia. F443.K6 G76 2003

Hamby, Zetta Barker. Memoirs of Grassy Creek: growing up in the mountains on the Virginia-North Carolina line. F264.G78 H36 1998

Keith, Jeanette. Country people in the New South: Tennessee's upper Cumberland. HN80.D314 1995

Kingsolver, Barbara. Animal, vegetable, miracle: a year of food life. S521.5.A67 K56 2007

Lewis, Ronald L. Transforming the Appalachian countryside: railroads, countryside, and social change in West Virginia. HC107.W5 L39 1998

Tennessee Bureau of Agriculture. First and second reports of the Bureau of Agriculture for the State of Tennessee: introduction to the resources of Tennessee by J. B. Killebrew, assisted by J. M. Safford. 1874. S115.A28

Tennessee Bureau of Agriculture. Hand-book of Tennessee: prepared by A. W. Hawkins ... assisted by Henry E. Colton. HC107.T3 A5 1882

West, Carroll Van. Tennessee agriculture: a century of farms perspective / presented by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. S451.T2 W47 1986

Winters, Donald L. Tennessee farming, Tennessee farmers: antebellum agriculture in the Upper South. S451.T2 W56 1994

SUGGESTED BOOKS

Aikens, Gene . Our mountain craftsmen. 1969. TT139.S74

Alvic, Phyllis. Weavers of the Southern Highlands. TT848 .A716 2003

Barker, Garry. The handcraft revival in Southern Appalachia, 1930-1990 . HD2346.U52 A1273 1991

Bullard, Helen. Crafts and craftsmen of the Tennessee mountains. TT24.T2 K73 1976

Caldwell, Benjamin H. Tennessee silversmiths. NK7112.C35 1988

Eaton, Allen H. Handicrafts of the Southern Highlands. 1937. NK814.E2

George, Phyllis. Kentucky crafts: heartfelt and handmade. 1989. NK835.K4 G46

Goodrich, Frances L. Mountain homespun. 1989 (facsimile, 1931 ed.).TT848.G665

Horwitz, Elinor Lander. Mountain people, mountain crafts. TT23.2.H67 1974

Irwin, John Rice. Baskets and basket makers in Southern Appalachia. 1982.TT879.B3 I78

Jones, Michael Owen. Craftsman of the Cumberlands: tradition and creativity. 1989. NK2715.J57

Kesler, Sally. Weaver's hornbook: tale of what is weaving where. TT848.K47 1949

Lampbell, Ramona and Millard. O, Appalachia: artists of the southern mountains. 1989. NK811.L36 1989

Law, Rachel Nash. Appalachian white oak basketmaking: handing down the basket . TT879.B3 L395 1990

Ramsey, Bets. The quilts of Tennessee: images of domestic life prior to 1930. 1986. NK9112.R36

Schnacke, Dick. American folk toys: how to make them. TT174.S36 1974

Southern Highland Handicraft Guild. Crafts in the Southern Highlands. 1958. NK1410.N5 S5

Stephenson, Sue H. Basketry of the Appalachian mountains. 1977. TT879.B3 S74

Tangerman, E. J. Whittling and woodcarving. NK9704.T36 1962

White, Betsy K. Great Road style: the decorative arts legacy of southwest Virginia and northeast Tennessee. NK1410.V8 W49 2006

Wilson, Kathleen Curtis. Textile art from southern Appalachia: the quiet work of women. TT699.W55 2001

SUGGESTED BOOKS 

Billings, Dwight B. The road to poverty: the making of wealth and hardship in Appalachia. HC107.A127 B55 2000

Bristol Chamber of Commerce. Stake your claim: Bristol, Virginia-Tennessee. F234.B7 B75 1947

Burns, Shirley Stewart. Bringing down the mountains: the impact of mountaintop removal surface coal mining on Southern West Virginia. HD9547.W4 B87 2007

Dunaway, Wilma. The first American frontier: transition to capitalism in Southern Appalachia, 1700-1860. HC107.A127 D86 1996

Fink, Paul M. Jonesborough, the first century of Tennessee's first town, 1776-1876. F444.J65 F5 1989

Kearfott, Clarence B. Highland Mills. 1970. TJ859.K4

Lay, Elery A. An industrial and commercial history of the Tri-Cities in Tennessee-Virginia. 1982. HC108.B68 L39

Lee, Tom D. Continuity and change in Washington County, Tennessee, 1835-1885: attitudes, elites, and the quest for development. F443.W3 L44 1993

Lee, Tom. The Tennessee-Virginia Tri-cities: urbanization in Appalachia, 1900-1950. HT123.5.A67 L44 2005

Matvey, Joseph J. Regionalism and globalization: essays on Appalachia, globalization, and global computerization. HC107.A127 M388 2005

Peine, John. Sustainable development strategies for communities with tourism-based economies in the Southern Appalachian Highlands. HC107.A127 E5 1990

Phillips, V. N. Bristol, Tennessee-Virginia: a history, 1852-1900 . F44.B8 P5 1992

Resources and enterprises of upper East Tennessee. 1885. F442.1.R47

Stahl, Ray. Greater Johnson City: a pictorial history. F444.J675 1983

Starnes, Richard D. Southern journeys: tourism, history, and culture in the modern south. G155.U6 S64 2003

Wolfe, Margaret Ripley. Kingsport, Tennessee: a planned American city. F444.K5 W65 1987

SUGGESTED BOOKS 

Bokum, Hermann. The testimony of a refugee from East Tennessee. 1863. E531.B68

Coulter, E. Merton. William G. Brownlow: fighting parson of the southern highlands . 1971. E415.9 B9 C7

Dunaway, Wilma A. Slavery in the American Mountain South. E443.D87 2003

Earnest, John Guilford. All right let them come: the Civil War diary of an East Tennessee Confederate. E579.5 60th .E37 2003

Ellis, Daniel. Thrilling adventures of Daniel Ellis. 1867. E601.E42

Fain, John N. Sanctified trial: the diary of Eliza Rhea Anderson Fain, Eliza Rhea Anderson, 1816-1892. E605.F14 2004

Fisher, Noel C. War at every door: partisan politics and guerilla violence in East Tennessee, 1860-1869. E531.F57 1997

Gordon, Larry. The last Confederate general: John C. Vaughn and his East Tennessee Cavalry. E467.1 .V29 G67 2008

Groce, W. Todd. Mountain rebels: East Tennessee Confederates and the Civil War, 1860-1870. F442.1 G76 1999

Hsiung, David C. A mountaineer in motion: the memoir of Dr. Abraham Jobe, 1817-1906. F444.C26 J63 2009

Humphrey, Steve. " That d--d Brownlow": being a saucy and malicious description of William Gannaway Brownlow. 1978 E415.9 .B9 H85

Inman, Myra. Myra Inman: a diary of the Civil War in East Tennessee, 1845-1914. E605 .I56 2000

Inscoe, John C. The heart of Confederate Appalachia: western North Carolina in the Civil War. E524.I54 2000

Inscoe, John C. Race, war, and remembrance in the Appalachian South. F217.A65 I57 2008

McDonough, James Lee. War in Kentucky: from Shiloh to Perryville. E470.4 .M33 1994

McKnight, Brian Dallas. Contested borderland: the Civil War in Appalachian Kentucky and Virginia. E470.45 .M38 2006

Noe, Kenneth W. The Civil War in Appalachia: collected essays. E469.C583 1997

Phillips, Victor N. Between the states: Bristol, Tennessee/Virginia during the Civil War. F444.B8 P4 1997

Reynolds, Patrick H. I could almost hear the guns: the Battle of Big Creek, November 6, 1863, Hawkins County, Tennessee. E475.9 .R49 1994

Sears, Richard D. Camp Nelson, Kentucky: a Civil War history. F459.C35 S43 2002

Shaffer, John W. Clash of loyalties: a border county in the Civil War. F247.B2 S5 2003

Slap, Andrew. Reconstructing Appalachia: the Civil War's aftermath. F217.A65 R43 2010

Tennessee Civil War Centennial Commission. Chronology of battles, skirmishes, and events in the State of Tennessee. 196_. E531.T46

Tennessee Civil War Centennial Commission. Tennesseans in the Civil War: a military history of Confederate and Union units. 1964. [2 vols.] E579.4 .A53

Tipton, A. Christine. Civil War in the mountains: Greasy Cove, Tennessee. F443.U5 T57 2000

Toms, Gary R. Widows dowers of Washington County, Tennessee 1803-1899. F443.W3 T657 2004

Wright, Marcus Joseph. Tennessee in the War, 1861-1865 . 1908. E531.W95

SUGGESTED BOOKS

Burns, Shirley Stewart. Bringing down the mountains: the impact of mountaintop removal surface coal mining on southern West Virginia. HD9547.W4 B87 2007

Condee, William Faricy. Coal and culture: opera houses in Appalachia. PN2273.A66 C66 2005

Cook, Samuel R. Monacans and miners: Native American and coal mining communities in Appalachia. E99.M85 C66 2000

Corbin, David. Life, work, and rebellion in the coal fields. The southern West Virginia miners, 1880-1922. 1981. HD8039.M62 U61775

Eller, Ronald D. Miners, millhands, and mountaineers: industrialization of the Appalachian South. 1880-1930. 1982. HC107.A127 E4

Ewen, Lynda Ann. Which side are you on?: the Brookside Mine strike in Harlan County, Kentucky, 1973-1974. 1979. HD5325.M63

Fetherly, Dale. Mother Jones, the miner's angel: a portrait. 1974. HD8073.J6 F48

Finley, Joseph E. The corrupt kingdom: the rise and fall of the United Mine Workers. 1972. HD6515.M7 U7733

Foner, Philip S. Coal Creek rebellion: East Tennessee miners vs. convict labor system. HD8039.M615 F664 1973.

Green, Archie. Only a miner: studies in recorded coal-mining songs. 1972. ML3780.G74

Hevener, John. Which side are you on? the Harlan County coal miners , 1931-1939. 1978. HD6515.M616 H373

Lane, Winthrop D. Civil War in West Virginia: a story of industrial conflict in the coal mines. HD5325.M62 L34 1969 [reprint., 1921 ed.]

Laslett, John H. M. The United Mine Workers of America: a model for industrial solidarity? HD6515.M616 U5584 1996

Lunt, Richard D. Law and order vs. the miners: West Virginia, 1907-1933. 1992. HD6515.M616 W44

McAteer, J Davitt. Monongah: the tragic story of the worst industrial accident in US history. TN313.M338 2007

Parkinson, George. Guide to coal mining collections in the United States. 1978. Z6738.C6 P37

Patterson, Charles. Paint Creek miner. M1977.M5 P37 1970.

Prescott, E. J. The story of the Virginia Coal and Iron Company, 1882-1945. 1946. TN805.Z6

Reece, Erik. Lost mountain: a year in the vanishing wilderness: radical strip mining and the devastation of Appalachia . TD195.S75 R43 2006

Shifflett, Crandall A. Coal towns: life, work, and culture in company towns of southern Appalachia, 1880-1960. 1991. F217.A65 S54

Shnayerson, Michael. Coal river. TN805.W4 S56 2008

Thesing, William B. Caverns of night: coal mines in art, literature, and film. NX650.C665 C37 2000

Trotter, Joe William. Coal, class, and color: Blacks in southern West Virginia, 1915-32. HD8039.M62 U66943 1990

Wagner, Thomas E. African American miners and migrants: the Eastern Kentucky Social Club. E185.5 .W34 2004

SUGGESTED BOOKS

Becker, Jane S. Selling tradition: Appalachia and the construction of an American folk, 1930-1940. F217.A65 B43 1998

Blaustein, Richard. The thistle and the briar: historical links and cultural parallels between Scotland and Appalachia. F217.A65 B58 2003

Burton, Thomas G. Beech Mountain man: the memoirs of Ronda Lee Hicks. GR55.H556 B87 2009

Cavender, Anthony P. A folk medical lexicon of south central Appalachia. 1990. PE2970.A6 F64

Cavender, Anthony P. Folk medicine in southern Appalachia. GR108.15 .C38 2003

Cavender, Anthony P., and Ted Olson. A Tennessee folklore sampler: selections from the Tennessee Folklore Society Bulletin, 1935-2009. GR110.T4 T457 2009

Duncan, Barbara R. Living stories of the Cherokees. E99.C5 L55 1998

Evans, Mari-Lynn. The Appalachians: Americas first and last frontier. F106.A59 2004

Gainer, Patrick W. Witches, ghosts and signs: folklore of the Southern Appalachians. 1975. GR110.W4 W57

Harkness, David James. Indian legends of the southern mountains: a bicentennial publication. 1976. E59.F6 H4

Isbell, Robert. Ray Hicks: master storyteller of the Blue Ridge. F264.B38 178 2001

Kephart, Horace. Our Southern highlanders. F217.A65 K46 1913

Mathes, Charles Hodge. Tall tales from Old Smoky. 1952. GR108.M38

Montell, William Lynwood. Ghosts along the Cumberland: deathlore in the Kentucky foothills. 1975. GR110.K4 M66

Montgomery, Michael. Dictionary of Smoky Mountain English. PE2927.G7 M66 2004

Mooney, James. Myths of the Cherokee; and sacred formulas of the Cherokees. E99.C5 M764 1982

Murray, Kenneth Maynard. Footsteps of the mountain spirits: Appalachia - myths, legends and landscapes of the Southern Highlands. GR108.M870 1992

O'Donnell, Kevin. Seekers of scenery:travel writing from southern Appalachia, 1840-1900. F217.A65 S44 2004

Olson, Ted. Blue Ridge folklife. GR110.V8 O47 1998

Price, Charles Edwin. The infamous Bell Witch of Tennessee. BF1473.B37 P74 1994

Rehder, John B. Appalachian folkways. GR108.R48 2004

Rhea, Carolyn McQueen. Sketches and legends of upper East Tennessee . GR110.T2 R5 1932a

Sheppard, Muriel. Cabins in the laurel. 1935. F210 .S490 1946

Thacker, Larry D. Mountain mysteries: investigating the mystic traditions of Appalachia. GR108.15 T43 2007

Vande Brake, Katherine. How they shine: Melungeon characters in the fiction of Appalachia. PS286.A6 V36 2001

White, Betsy Tice. Mountain folk, mountain food: down-home wisdom, plain tales, and recipe secrets from Appalachia. TX715.W55 1997

Wigginton, Eliot. Foxfire. The nine volumes in this series (1972-1986) are very useful in studying various folklife topics. F291.F62._

Whismant, David E. All that is native and fine: the politics of culture in an American region. F217.A65 W47 1983

Williams, Michael Ann. Great Smoky Mountains folklife. GR108.W585 1995

SUGGESTED BOOKS

Anderson, Sherwood. Nearer the grassroots: and an account of a journey--Elizabethton. PS3501.N4 Z47 1929

Billings, Dwight B. Confronting Appalachian stereotypes: back talk from an American region. F210.C66 1999

Borman, Kathryn M. From mountain to metropolis: Appalachian migrants in American cities. F217.A65 F76 1994

Conway, Mimi. Rise gonna rise: a portrait of Southern textile workers. 1979. HD8039.T42 U642

Dunaway, Wilma. The first American frontier: transition to capitalism in southern Appalachia, 1700-1860. HC107.A127 D86 1996

Eller, Ronald D. Miners, millhands, and mountaineers: industrialization of the Appalachian South, 1880-1930. HC107.A127 E4 1982

Fisher, Stephen L. Fighting back in Appalachia: traditions of resistance and change. HN79.A127 F54 1993

Fones-Wolf, Ken. Glass towns: industry, labor and political economy in Appalachia. HD9623.U46 A645 2007

Gaventa, John. Communities in economic crisis: Appalachia and the South. HC107.A127 C65 1990

Lee, Tom. The Tennessee-Virginia Tri-cities: urbanization in Appalachia, 1900-1950. HT123.5.A67 L44 2005

Lewis, Helen Matthews. Attitudes of selected zinc miners and their wives in East Tennessee. HD9539.Z51 T44 1968

Mooney, Jack. Printers in Appalachia: the International Printing Pressmen and Assistants Union of North America. 1907-1967. Z243.U5 .M66 1993

Petro, Sylvester. The Kingsport strike. 1967. HD5325.P92 1963 .K53

Puckett, Anita. Seldom ask, never tell: labor and discourse in Appalachia. HN79.A127 P83 2000

Salstrom, Paul. Appalachia's path to dependency: rethinking a region's economic history, 1730-1940. HC107.A127 S24 1994

Virginia Employment Commission and Bristol (Va.) Chamber of Commerce. Labor supply survey of Bristol, Virginia-Tennessee. HD5726.B8 V82 1964

West, Don. Songs for Southern workers: 1937 songbook of the Kentucky Workers Alliance. 1973. PN6110.L15 W4

Widick, B. J. Labor today; the triumphs and failures of unionism in the United States. 1964. HD6508.W48

SUGGESTED BOOKS

Binnicker, Margaret Duncan. Erwin, Tennessee: transformation of work and place in an Appalachian community. 1900-1960. F443.U5 B56 1999a

Bohannon, Teresa Thomas. The ladies and their library: the history of the Johnson City, Tennessee Public Library as revealed through the Monday Club archives. Thesis B634l 1998

Calhoun, Ross. Lost heritage: the people of old Butler, Tennessee, and the Watauga Valley: a documentary of the communities, institutions, and families displaced or otherwise affected by the Tennessee Valley Authority Watauga Reservoir. F444.B87 C35 1998

Campbell, James L. >North American Rayon Corporation: a company history as told by the reporters and editors of the Watauga Spinnerette. HD9929.5 .R34 N67 1999

Cox, Bob L. Remembering Johnson City. F444.J67 C69 2008

Depew, Michael. Old Butler. F444.B89 D47 2005

Hardy, Michael C. A short history of old Watauga County. F262.W34 H37 2005

Haskins, Sonya A. Johnson City. F444.J67 H37 2005

Henderson-Alexander, Mary. Black life in Johnson City, Tennessee 1856-1965: a historical chronology. Thesis Henderson-Alexander 2001

>History of Washington County Tennessee: a contribution to the bicentennial celebration of Tennessee.   F443.W3 H568 2001

Laughlin, Jennifer Bauer. Roan Mountain: a passage of time. F262.R39 W55 1999

Lee, Tom. The Tennessee-Virginia Tri-cities: urbanization in Appalachia, 1900-1950. HT123.5.A67 L44 2005

Patrick, Sherman L. The desegregation of the Kingsport City School System. Thesis P275d 1997

Stevens, Mark A. Unicoi County. F443.U5 S74 2008

Stone, George. Bristol. F444.B8 S75 2008

Taylor, Gary Alan. A history of the Navy V-12 program at Milligan College, July 1, 1943-June 30, 1945. Thesis Taylor 2000

SUGGESTED BOOKS

Ayres, Horace Beemer. The southern Appalachian forests. SD144.A15 A96 1905

Billings, Dwight B. The road to poverty: the making of wealth and hardship in Appalachia. HC107.A127 B55 2000

Buxton, Barry M. The great forest: an Appalachian story. 1985. SD144.A15 G74

Clarkson, Roy B. Tumult on the mountains: lumbering in West Virginia, 1770-1920. 1964.  SD538.C63

Davis, Richard C. North American forest history: a guide to archives and manuscripts in the United States and Canada . Z5991.D33

Eller, Ronald D. Miners, millhands, and mountaineers: industrialization of the Appalachian South, 1889-1930. 1982. HC107.A127 E4

Hale, Peter M. The woods and timbers of North Carolina... 1883. QK484.N8 H2

Hardt, Richard Alan. Characterization of growth forests in the southern Appalachian region of the United States and implications for their management. SD387.O43 H37 1993a

Headrick, Leslie Mowitt. A peace-time army: the Tennessee Valley Authority-Civilian Conservation Corps1933-1942. S932.T2 H43 1983

Horn, Stanley F. This fascinating lumber business. 1951. HD9755.H6

Irwin, Hugh. Tennessee's mountain treasures: the unprotected wildlands of the Cherokee National Forest. SD428.C42 I78 1996

Lewis, Ronald L. Transforming the Appalachian countryside: railroads, countryside, and social change in West Virginia. HC107.W5 L39 1998

Minick, Jim. Finding a clear path. QH105.V8 M53 2005

Morton, Peter A. Charting a new course: national forests in the southern Appalachians. vol. 5 of The Living Landscape. SD427.E35 M67 1994

Pomeroy, Kenneth. North Carolina lands: ownership, use and management of forest and related lands . 1964. HD211.N8 P6

Reedy, Dennis. The W. M. Ritter Lumber Company family history book. 1983. HD9759.R5 R43

Ritter, W. M., Lumber Company. The romance of Appalachian hardwood lumber; 1890--fifty years of service--1940. 1940. HD9759.R5

Schenck, Carl Alvin. The birth of forestry in America: Biltmore Forest School, 1898-1913. 1974. SD129.S3 A3 1974

The southern Appalachian assessment/prepared by federal and state agencies. coordinated through Southern Appalachian Man and the Biosphere Cooperative. vol. 5, Terrestrial Technical Report. QH541.5.M65 S68 1996

Stephenson, Steven L. Upland forests of West Virginia. SD144.W4 1993

United States Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Bureau of Home Economics, and the Forest Service. Economic and social conditions of the southern Appalachians. HC107.A127 E36 1935

United States Congress, Senate Committee on Forest Reservations and the Protection of Game. Appalachian forest reserve, etc. [Senate Report  #2537] SD426.B72 A66 1906

United States. President. Message from the President of the United States transmitting a report of the Secretary of Agriculture in relation to the forests, rivers, and mountains of the Southern Appalachian region. 1902. HC107.A127 U5

Virguinia, Division of Forestry. Private forestland ownership list for the state of Virginia . SD387.L33 V57 1971

SUGGESTED BOOKS


Barney, Sandra. Authorized to heal: gender, class, and the transformation of medicine in Appalachia, 1880-1930. R692.B67 2000

Breckinridge, Mary. Wide neighborhoods: a story of the Frontier Nursing Service. RT37.B72 A3 1981 [orig. 1952]

Cavender, Anthony. A folk medical lexicon of south central Appalachia. 1990. PE2970.A6 F64

Cavender, Anthony P. Folk medicine in southern Appalachia. GR108.15 .C38 2003

Couto, Richard A. Poverty, politics, and health care: an Appalachian experience . 1975. RA395.A4 K43

Couto, Richard A. Sowing seeds in the mountains. Community-based coalitions for cancer prevention and control . RA645.C3 S69 1994

Finney, Joseph C. Culture change, mental health, and poverty . 1969. RC455.C8

Goan, Melanie Beals. Mary Breckinridge: The Frontier Nursing Service & rural health in Appalachia. RT37.B72 G63 2008

Gunn, John C. Gunn's domestic medicine. 1833. RC81.G9

Hamel, Paul B. Cherokee plants and their uses: a 400 year history. 1975. E99.C5 H224

Hamer, Philip A. The centennial history of the Tennessee State Medical Association, 1830-1930. 1930. R15.T28 H3

Hiscoe, Helen B. Appalachian passage. F217.A65 H57 1991

Hsiung, David C. A mountaineer in motion: the memoir of Dr. Abraham Jobe, 1817-1906 >F444.C26 J63 2009

Keefe, Susan Emley. Appalachian mental health. RC451.4.R87 A67 1988

Larimore, Walter L. Bryson City Tales: stories of a doctors first year of practice in the Smoky Mountains. R154.L267 A3 2002

Looff, David H. Appalachia's children: the challenge of mental health. 1971. RJ499.L65

Mathes, A. H. The botanic physician or family medical advisor. 1837. RC81.M37

McCallister, Ronald F. Frontier medicine: practitioners, practices, and remedies on Americas first frontier, Northeast Tennessee. R330 .M33 1999

Minick, Jim. Finding a clear path. QH105 .V8 M53 2005

Platt, Samuel Joseph. Medical men and institutions of Knox County, Tennessee, 1789-1957. 1969. R330.K55 P5

Polansky, Norman A. Roots of futility. 1972. HV741.P58

Rehder, John B. Appalachian folkways. GR108.R48 2004

Stahl, Ray. A beacon to health care. The story of the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital. RA982.N5 J646 1989

Toborg, Mary A. An assessment of tobacco prevention and control materials used in the Appalachian mountain region. HV5767.A6 T62 1997

Verghese, Abraham. My own country. A doctor's story of a town and its people in the age of AIDS. RA644.A25 V47 1994

Waggoner, Tim. The poor man's medicine bag: home remedies and helpful hints. 1984. GN477.W36

Walters, Russell S. A guide to medicinal plants of Appalachia. 1971. S21.A37 no. 400

Wharton, Mary Cravath. Doctor woman of the Cumberlands: the autobiography of May Cravath Wharton, M.D. R154.W356 A3 1972

Wiggginton, Eliot. The Foxfire book . 1972. F291.2.F6

SUGGESTED BOOKS

Bowen, Michael D. A politician of principle: three events in the congressional career of B. Carroll Reece. Thesis B675 1999

Brisbin, Richard A. West Virginia politics and government. JK4016.W47 2008

Byrd, Robert C. Robert C. Byrd: child of the Appalachian coalfields. E840.8.B965 A3 2005

Chapman, Shirley. Democrats challenge traditional Republicans in upper East Tennessee. 1977. JK5295.C45

Crews, James M. J. F. K. and the mountaineers: John F. Kennedy's rhetoric in the 1960 West Virginia presidential primary. JK2075.W4 C73 1980a

Egolf, Jennifer. Culture, class, and politics in modern Appalachia: essays in honor of Ronald L. Lewis. HD9547 .A127 C85 2009

Eller, Ronald D. Uneven ground: Appalachia since 1945. HN79.A127 E55 2008

Hanna, Stephen P. Representing Appalachia: Appalshop films and the politics of regional identity. F217.A65 H366 1997a

Hart, Roger L. Redeemers, Bourbons, and Populists: Tennessee, 1870-1896. 1975. JK2295.T352 H37

McClure, Wallace. State constitution - making. 1916. JK2417.M3

McKinney, Gordon B. Southern mountain Republicans, 1865- 1900: politics and the Appalachian community. 1978. F217.A65 M23

Powell, Douglas Reichert. Critical regionalism: connecting politics and culture in the American landscape. E179.5 .R45 2007

Reece, Brazilla Carroll. The courageous commoner: a biography of Andrew Johnson. 1962. E667.R4

Rice, De Long. "Old Limber": or, the tale of the Taylors. 1921. F436.T23

Selzick, Philip. TVA and the grassroots: a study of politics and organization. HD 9685.U6 A1395 1980

Stafford, Thomas F. Afflicting the comfortable: journalism and politics in West Virginia. F245.S73 2005x

Taul, Glen Edward. Poverty, development, and government in Appalachia: origins of the Appalachian Regional Commission. HN49.C6 T38 2001a

Tucker, Gary J. Governor William E. Glasscock and progressive politics in West Virginia. F241.G55 T83 2008

Vile, John R. Tennessee government and politics: democracy in the volunteer state. JK5216.T46 1998

Weinbaum, Eve S. To move a mountain: fighting the global economy in Appalachia. HD5708.55.U62 A558 2004

SUGGESTED BOOKS

Bell, Augusta Grove. Circling Windrock Mountain: two hundred years in Appalachia. F443.A5 B45 1998

Campbell, E. T. Tweetsie tales: a collection of reminiscences. 1989. TF25.E37 C36

Cohen, Norm. Long steel rail: the railroad in American folksong. 1981. ML3551.C57

Dellinger, Clyde J. Tweetsie and the Clinchfield Railroads: crossing the Blue Ridge Mountains. 1975. HE3669.E34 D44

Ferrell, Mallory H. Tweetsie country: the East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad. 1976. TF25.E37 F47

Goforth, James A. Building the Clinchfield: a construction history of America's most unusual railroad. 1983. HE2791.C37 G63

Goforth, James A. When steam ran the Clinchfield. 1991. TF25.C59 G64

Graybeal, Johnny. Along the ET&WNC. vols.1-5. TF25.E37 G73

Harshaw, Lou. Trains, trestles, and tunnels: railroads of the Southern Appalachians. 1977.TF23.2.H35

King, Steve. Clinchfield country . 1988. HE2791.C753 K55 1988

Lonon, J. L. Tall tales of the rails: on the Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio .1989. TF25.C59 L66

Lovelace, Jeff. Mount Mitchell: its railroad and toll road. TF25.M68 L68 1994

Noe, Kenneth W. Southwest Virginia's railroad: modernization and the sectional crisis. 1994. HE2771.V8 N64

Poole, Cary Franklin. A history of railroading in western North Carolina. HE2771.N8 P66 1995

Scheer, Julian. Tweetsie, the Blue Ridge stemwinder. 1958. HE3669.E34 S3 

Smith, Ross. Reminiscences of an old-timer. 1930. F444.J7 S65

Sulzer, Elmer G. Ghost railroads of Tennessee. 1975. TF24.T2 S94

Waite, John R. The Blue Ridge Stemwinder: an illustrated history of the East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad and Linville River Valley Railway. TF25.E37 W358 2003

Way, William. The Clinchfield railroad: the story of a trade route across the Blue Ridge Mountains. 1931. HE2791.C788243

Weals, Vic. Last train to Elkmont: a look back at life on Little River in the Great Smoky Mountains. F443.L63 W43 1991

Westveer, Neal B. Railroad crossings of the Blue Ridge: 1879-1909. 1990. HE1618.A2 W48

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Bean, Heather Ann Ackley. Women, music, and faith in central Appalachia. BT160.B36 2001

Bruce, Dickson D. And they all sang hallelujah: plain-folk camp meeting religion, 1800-1845. 1974. BV3798.B78

Burton, Thomas G. Serpent-handling believers. 1993. BX7990.H6 B87

Cheek, Angie. The Foxfire 40th anniversary book: faith, family, and the land. F292.R3 F713 2006

Commission on Religion in Appalachia. Atlas of the church in Appalachia. 1983. BR516.5 C65

Covington, Dennis. Salvation on Sand Mountain: snake handling and redemption in southern Appalachia. BX7990.H6 C68 1995

Crews, Mickey. The church of God: a social history. 1990. BX7032.C662

Dickinson, Eleanor. Revival. 1974. BV3774.A66 D5

Dorgan, Howard. he airwaves of Zion: radio and religion in Appalachia. BV656.D67 1993

Dorgan, Howard. In the hands of a happy god: the no-hellers of central Appalachia. BX6383.D67 1997

Eshman, A. N. Why I am a Cumberland Presbyterian. BX8975.A5 1916

Guerrant, Edward O. The Galax gatherers: the Gospel among the highlanders. BV2765.5 .G84 A3 2005

Justice, D. Bruce. Appalachia under God. PS3610.U78 A7 2004

Kane, Stephen M. Snake handlers of southern Appalachia. 1979. BX7990.H6 K35

LaBarre, Weston. They shall take up serpents. psychology of the southern snake handling cult. 1969 BL441.L3.

Leonard, Bill J. Christianity in Appalachia: profiles in regional pluralism. BR535.C45 1999

Lewis, Helen M., and Monica Appleby. Mountain sisters: from convent to community in Appalachia. BV4420.L48 2003

McCauley, Deborah Vansau. Appalachian mountain religion: a history. BR535.M38 1995

McConnell, Lela G. Faith victorious in the Kentucky Mountains. the story of twenty-two years of spirit-filled ministry. 1946. BX7990.H62 M22

Munsey, William Elbert. Sermons and lectures. 1878. NC8444.M82 S4

Patty, John C. Life of Lucius Bunyan Compton, the mountaineer evangelist. BV3785.C65 P3 1914

Peacock, James L. Pilgrims of paradox. Calvinism and experience among the Primitive Baptists of the Blue Ridge. BX6384.B57 P43 1989

Photiadis, John D. Religion in Appalachia. theological, social and psychological dimensions and correlates. 1978. HN79.A135 P56

Posey, Walter Brownlow. Frontier mission, a history of religion west of the southern Appalachians to 1861. 1966. BV2793.P6

Robinson, John J. Memoir of Reverend Isaac Anderson, D. D. 1860. BX9225.A63 R6

Sims, Patsy. Can somebody shout amen? Inside the tents and tabernacles of American revivalists. BV3773.S56 1988

Weatherford, Willis Duke. Life and religion in southern Appalachia. an interpretation of selected data from the southern Appalachian studies by W. D. Weatherford and Earl D. C. Brewer. 1962. F210.W29

Weiner, Deborah R. Coalfield Jews: an Appalachian history. F250.J5 W45 2006

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Ballard, Sandra L. Listen here: women writing in Appalachia. PS554.L57 2003

Barney, Sandra. Authorized to heal: gender, class, and the transformation of medicine in Appalachia, 1880-1930. R692.B67 2000

Bean, Heather Ann Ackley. Women, music, and faith in central Appalachia. BT160.B36 2001

Bush, Florence Cope. Dorie, woman of the mountains. CT275.C777 B87 1992

Coles, Robert. Women of crisis: lives of struggle and hope. 1989. HQ1412.C64

Dunaway, Wilma A. Women, work, and family in the antebellum mountain South. HQ1438.A55 D85 2008

Dyer, Joyce. Bloodroot: reflections on place by Appalachian women writers. PS286.A6 B57 1998

Engelhardt, Elizabeth S. D. Beyond hill and hollow: original readings in Appalachian Women's studies. HQ1438.A13 B48 2005

Engelhardt, Elizabeth S. D. The tangled roots of feminism, environmentalism, and Appalachian literature. PS286.A6 E54 2003

Evans, Carol Jo. Then and now: the women of Englewood's Textile Mills. 1993. HD6073.T42

Fiene, Judith Ivy. The social reality of a group of rural, low-status, Appalachian women. HQ1438.T2 F54 1993

Garrison, Memphis Tennessee. Memphis Tennessee Garrison: the remarkable story of a Black Appalachian woman. F247.M2 G375 2001

Kahn, Kathy. Hillbilly women. 1980. HQ1438.A13 K33

Lewis, Helen Mathews. Mountain sisters: from convent to community in Appalachia. BV4420.L48 2003

Maggard, Sally Ward. Eastern Kentucky women on strike: a study of gender, class, and political action in the 1970s. HD6079.2.U52 K4 1988a

Moore, Marat. Women in the mines: stories of life and work. HD6073.M6152 U65 1996

Norris, Randall. Women of coal. 1996. HD6073.M6152 U66 1996

O'Sullivan, Judith. Workers and allies: female participation in the American trade union movement, 1824-1976. 1975. HD6079.2.U5 O85

Page, Linda G. Aunt Arie: a Foxfire portrait. 1983. F262.M2 C37

Seitz, Virginia Rinaldo. Women, development, and communities for empowerment in Appalachia. HQ1438.A127 S45 1995

Sohn, Katherine Kelleher. Whistlin and crowin women of Appalachia: literacy practices since college. LC152.K4 S66 2006

Tallichet, Suzanne E. Daughters of the mountain: women coal miners in central Appalachia. HD6073.M62 U68 2006

Taylor, A. Elizabeth. The woman suffrage movement in Tennessee. 1978. JK1911.T2 T36

Walker, Melissa. "All we knew was to farm": gender, class, race, and change among East Tennessee farm women, 1920-1941. HD6073.A292b U73 1996a

Wilson, Kathleen Curtis. Textile art from southern Appalachia: the quiet work of women. TT699 .W55 2001