Marshall University oral history of Appalachia

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Published by Microfilming Corp. of America in Glen Rock, N.J .

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Other titlesOral history guide.
SeriesNew York Times oral history program
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LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 49520 (F)
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Oral History Interview: David Harris. David Harris. This interview is one of series conducted concerning the Oral History of Appalachia.

Harris was the Director of Equity Programs and Associate Human Resource Director at Marshall University, as well as the president of the Black Alumni Inc. Oral History of Appalachia Marshall Special Collections has over oral histories available for use. To consult a full directory, you'll need to go to Special Collections.

To consult the holdings that are listed on MILES (the Libraries' catalog) use “Marshall University Oral History of Appalachia” as the author's : Eryn Roles. The Marshall University Oral History Collection consists of over transcribed interviews with residents of the Tri-State region of West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio.

The majority of the interviews were conducted by students at Marshall University as class projects in the departments of History, Sociology, and Anthropology during the s. Get this from a library. Maureen Milicia oral history interview: tape and transcript, [Maureen B Milicia; Jessie Antoszewshi; Marshall University.

Oral History of Appalachia Program.] -- At the time of the interview, Dr. Maureen Milicia was chairman of the Theater & Dance Department at Marshall University.

Her family is the main focus of the interview, and she describes her. Many hikers on the Appalachian Trail take books as companions, in spite of the extra weight in their packs, but Ian Marshall carries the habit to new literary, ecological, and spiritual heights.

In the more than twenty years he's been hiking the trail, Marshall, known on the AT as Evergreen, has practiced what he likes to call "an ecology of reading," exploring America's past, its landscape. Browse this collection to find fiction, poetry, memoirs, and Marshall University oral history of Appalachia book literature about Appalachia.

Noe that not all Appalachian-related materials will be found here. Special Collections, located in Morrow Library, has a wealth of oral histories, manuscipts, photographs, fiction and non-fiction books, and other items on West Virginia and.

Marshall University Resources: Books and Dissertations. Bickley, A. R., Marshall University. Drinko Academy, & Carter G. Woodson Memorial Foundation Inc. Our mount vernons: Historic register listings of sites significant to the black history of West Virginia. Recommended Citation.

Marshall University Oral History Collection, Accession No. /, Special Collections Department, Marshall University, Huntington, WV. We are part of the work of the Oral History of Appalachia Collection, a vast oral history archive comprised of thousands of interviews conducted in Appalachia over the last 45 years.

No other anthropology program in West Virginia has such resources, available for research to both students and faculty, in and out of state. Bickley is the author of an oral history of Memphis Tennessee Garrison. Wicks-Nelson earned a B.A. and a Ph.D. in psychology from State University of New York at Stony Brook.

She also holds an Assoc. in Science from State University of New York, L.I. Agriculture and Technology Institute. Get this from a library. Linda Smith oral history interview: tape and transcript, [Linda Smith; Claudia Wooten; Marshall University. Oral History of Appalachia Program.] -- Linda Smith worked at the Owens-Illinois glass plant for 23 years, and talks about her experiences at the factory, including subjects such as race relations and woman in business.

Publisher: University of Illinois Press “History Uncovers the Role of Appalachian Black Women.” In Now and Then. pp. (Winter ) Author: Edward J. Cabbell “LOST VOICES: Rediscovering the Contributions of African-American Women to West Virginia.” Marshall University Summer Honors Class Click Here for full text of website.

The Oral History Review. Fullerton, CA: Oral History Association. ASU APP COLL STACKS: DO68 (WCU has to present). Focuses primarily on oral history Marshall University oral history of Appalachia book and methodology and not so much on specfic oral history projects.

Recollections: A Journal of the appalachian Oral History Project of Lees Jr. College. Get this from a library. Eunice Burrell Fleming oral history interview: tape and transcript, [Eunice Burrell Fleming; Ancella Radford Bickley; Rita Wicks-Nelson; Marshall University.

Oral History of Appalachia Program.] -- Eunice Burrell Fleming graduated high school at age 15 and began teaching when she was 19 at Du Bois High School in Mount Hope (WV). In many ways, this oral history, based on interview transcripts, is the untold and multidimensional story of African American life in West Virginia, as seen through the eyes of a remarkable woman.

She portrays a courageous people who organize to improve their working conditions, send their children to school and then to college, own land, and Reviews: 2. At the time of the interview, Robert Cassell was working for the Veterans Administration in Charleston, WV.

He discusses his background, his military service, his studies at Marshall University, President of the University Roland Nelson, student activism, newspapers, a book he was writing, and several wars (including ones in colonial times, Korea, and Vietnam).

The mission of the Appalachian Studies Association is to promote and engage dialogue, research, scholarship, education, creative expression, and action among scholars, educators, practitioners, grassroots activists, students, individuals,groups and institutions. Our mission is driven by our commitment to foster quality of life, democratic participation and appreciation of Appalachian.

Marshall University. Title: Oral history of Appalachia. Call Number: P Date: undated Description: Brochure. Subject Corporate Names: Marshall University. Oral History of Appalachia Program. All: Marshall University. Oral History of Appalachia Program. This oral history complements earlier works conducted during the Great Depression through the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP).

The work covers not only covers the depression-era but also sentiments on World War II and the Civil Rights Movement of the s and is unique in its in that the oral histories portray a long-isolated region of the South – Appalachia and its unique racial.

Many books have been written about Appalachia, but few have voiced its concerns with the warmth and directness of this one. From hundreds of interviews gathered by the Appalachian Oral History Project, editors Laurel Shackelford and Bill Weinberg have woven a rich verbal tapestry that portrays the people and the region in all their variety.

The words on the page have the ring of truth, for. Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections consists of rare and historic materials and are made available online through the efforts of the Belk Library and Information Commons and the departments of Special Collections, Digital Scholarship and Initiatives, and Resource Acquisition and Management.

The digitized materials include sound recordings, oral histories, Civil War. As the recently appointed director of the Oral History of Appalachia Program at Marshall University, Lynda Ann Ewen, professor of sociology and co-director of the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia, began searching Marshall University archives for records of people who had influenced the development of the Southern.

The Water Crisis Oral History began in the months after the January 9, chemical spill along the Elk River in Charleston, West Virginia, when MCHM (4-methylcyclohexane methanol) made its way into the drinking water of overcitizens in a nine-county area.

For a brief summary of this release and the ongoing water crisis it started, [ ]. The Special Collections Department at Marshall University has a small but significant collection of sermons preached in Appalachia, or delivered elsewhere in the United States by preachers with ties to the Appalachian region.

On the shelves are about 30 books. As a black Appalachian woman, Memphis Tennessee Garrison belonged to a demographic category triply ignored by historians. The daughter of former slaves, she moved to McDowell County, West Virginia, at an early age and died at ninety-eight in Huntington.

The coalfields of McDowell County were among the richest seams in the nation. As Garrison makes clear, the backbone of the early mining. This guide is designed to help you navigate through Marshall University Libraries resources and outside resources as you do research in African American history with emphasis in West Virginia and Appalachia.

NEW. We have created a new repository for our research on black history in Huntington on Marshall Digital Scholar. At Marshall Dentistry & Oral Surgery, our team of dedicated providers offers a full range of dental services for all ages, including general dentistry and onsite oral and maxillofacial surgery.

The Appalachian Studies Association was formed in by a group of scholars, teachers, and regional activists who believed that shared community has been and will continue to be important to those writing, researching, and teaching about Appalachia.

The ASA is headquartered at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. found: NUCMC data from Marshall Univ. Lib. for Marshall Univ. Oral History of Appalachia collection, (Marshall University) found: Amer. univ. & coll., (Marshall University; estab.

as Marshall Academy, ; reorg. as Marshall College in ; closed ; reopened and reinc. as West Virginia State Normal School in ; present. Marshall University 1 John Marshall Drive Huntington WV [email protected] Corbly Hall a.m. to p.m. Monday through Friday College of Liberal Arts Digital Humanities Et Cetera Good News Humans of the English.

Book Description: Many books have been written about Appalachia, but few have voiced its concerns with the warmth and directness of this one. From hundreds of interviews gathered by the Appalachian Oral History Project, editors Laurel Shackelford and Bill Weinberg have woven a rich verbal tapestry that portrays the people and the region in all their variety.

Kirk is a graduate of Marshall University where he earned a M.A. in history, specializing in Appalachian history. A dedicated Appalachian scholar, he spends his time collecting and compiling oral histories, researching at courthouses and archives, collecting old photographs, restoring and mapping cemeteries, and conducting field recordings of.

This truly is an enjoyable and enlightening book. But, in the end, an alert reader will come away from "Appalachia: A History" with the realization that many of the things that were wrong in the history of "Appalachia" were, and ARE, very wrong in many areas of our country today, especially in our areas with farming/ranching s: While teaching at the Webb School of Knoxville fromI made numerous presentations and composed several essays and books on Appalachian themes, including Appalachians All: East Tennesseans & the Elusive History of an American Region (University of Tennessee Press, ).

Now in book form, it is available from the West Virginia University Press. oral history projects, speakers’ series and events planning. Marshall University also supports Appalachian.

“Junaluska: Oral Histories” arose from “decades-long history of working with the community and earning their trust,” Keefe, professor emerita of Anthropology, said in a past interview about the project. The book is published by Jefferson, N.C.’s McFarland &. ENG History English Language 3 Credit hours Appalachian Literature and Theory conducts an in-depth study of aspects of Appalachian culture and literature through the lens of select literary and social theories such as multiculturalism, feminism, or post-colonialism.

Marshall University One John Marshall Drive Huntington, WV Marshall University. Morrow Library. Special Collections.

One John Marshall Drive Huntington, West Virginia Email: [email protected] Fax: Oral history of Appalachia collection WSAZ (Television station), Huntington, West Virginia [newsfilm collection]. Lynda Ann Ewen is a professor of sociology at Marshall University, where she directs the Oral History of Appalachia Program and is co-director of the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia.

Listed in: Biography, African American Appalachia Political Science | Civil Rights Appalachian Studies African American Studies Ohio and Regional Women’s History.

A friend who is a “son of West Virginia” (two forefathers killed in mines) lent me a book by John O’Brien titled “At Home in the Heart of Appalachia” ().

This oral history, based on interview transcripts, is the untold story of African American life in West Virginia, as seen through the eyes of a remarkable woman: Memphis Tennessee Garrison, an innovative teacher, administrative worker at US Steel, and vice president of the National Board of the NAACP at the height of the civil rights struggle.Melungeon Panel Wayne Winkler East Tennessee State University, PBS Radio Station WETS-FM () WETS Website.

In addition to serving as director of ETSU’s public radio station, Wayne Winkler is the author of two books, his first Walking Toward the Sunset: The Melungeons of Appalachia and Beyond the Sunset: The Melungeon Outdoor Drama, Both books are published by Mercer University.

For generations, Appalachian history has been passed down through word of mouth. Marshall University officials are hoping an app will make it easier to share that past with an even broader audience.

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