It is a relatively simple task to document the social ills and the environmental ravage that beset the people and land of Appalachia. However, it is far more difficult and problematic to uncover the causes of these tragic conditions.
A collection of photographs of the Blue Ridge Parkway, photographed by William Bake. Descriptions and text by noted Appalachian Historian Harley E. Jolley. Bake and Jolley explore the history of the Blue Ridge Parkway through photographs.