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Appalachian Land Ownership Task Force, Volume VI, Virginia Final Report

These three files contain the final report on land ownership for the twelve Appalachian counties in the state of Virginia which were part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey conducted in 1979. There are profiles for each county and four case studies—on Grayson, Scott, Wise, and Wythe Counties—in the report.

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Virginia: Bland, Dickenson, Grayson, Lee, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, and Wythe Counties - Land Ownership Survey, 1979 <br />
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North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Clay, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Madison, Mitchell, Swain, Watauga Counties - Land Ownership Survey, 1979
Virginia: Grayson County - Land Ownership Survey, 1979

This land ownership survey of Grayson County, Virginia was conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the survey codes, use the Key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.

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Interview with Hal Eaton  [Feburuary 19, 1976]
Interview with Lorne R. Campbell  [August 2, 1975]

Lorne Campbell discusses the battle to preserve the New River in Grayson County, Virginia, in the 1970s, by opposing the building of a dam.

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This is a letter from Emery Kirby to his parents. Emery writes about moving soon to a new location and tells how to address any mail sent to him. Note: the letter was mailed from Salt Sulphur Springs, Virginia which was before the Civil War. Salt Sulphur Springs became part of the new state of West Virginia in 1863. The letter was sent to a community in Grayson County, Virginia.

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