Deedie, the Daughter of a Coal Miner

            August 1, 1930 was a hot afternoon in a mining camp in Garmeda, Kentucky when Deedie (pronounced â??Dee Deeâ??),

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Growing up Barefoot Memoirs of Connie Sweeney Murphy

Page 1 My mother tells me that in 1959, I was born in an old wooden house up a hollow

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Appalachian Folk's Favorite Links

  IN ORDER TO ACCESS THE LINKS, PLEASE SCROLL DOWN AND CLICK “SEE REST OF THE STORY” Author Thomas Freese

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Appalachian Studies Association

The Appalachian Studies Association  was formed in 1977 by a group of scholars, teachers, and regional activists who believed that

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