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9781469638331_UIPDF.pdf
No region has undergone more dramatic changes in the last century than Western North Carolina. Published in 1973, Western North Carolina Since the Civil War takes a look at mountain people in Western North Carolina and their uniquely structured…

870_KJ2_A.pdf
The second issue of the Katúah Journal focuses on various topics such as black bears, the Pigeon River pollution, effective political involvement, and bioregional citizenship. Authors and artists in this issue include: Martha Tree, J. Linn Mackey,…

870_KJ3_A.pdf
The third issue of the Katúah Journal focuses on topics such as corn and its importance in through the centuries, heirloom seeds and organic farming, and human impact on forests. This issue also includes an interview with then Jackson County (North…

870_KJ5_A.pdf
The fifth issue of the Katúah Journal focuses on topics such as Cherokee sculptor John Wilnoty, Celtic heritage, issues surrounding protecting wilderness areas, and ginseng's role in the mountains. Authors and artists in this issue include: Barbara…

870_KJ14_A.pdf
The fourteenth issue of the Katúah Journal focuses on varied topics such as the work of stone carver Lloyd Carl Owle, a comparison between the Cherokee Booger dance and the Irish Mummers dance, human beings' place in nature, and an interview with…

870_KJ17_A.pdf
The seventeenth issue of the Katúah Journal focuses on black bears: their place and future in southern Appalachia. Authors and artists in this issue include: David Wheeler, Sam Gray, Paul Gallimore, Mike Pelton, Robert McMahan, Jay S. Gertz, Scott…

870_KJ22_A.pdf
The twenty-second issue of the Katúah Journal focuses on the relationship between humans and the environment. Authors and artists in this issue include: Kim Sandland, Lylich Crabawr, Thomas Berry, Marnie Muller, Zoa Rockenstein, Kore Loy McWhirter,…

870_KJ23_A.pdf
The twenty-third issue of the Katúah Journal focuses on varied topics such as the ancient ways of the first people groups in Appalachia; "Planet Art;" tulip poplar trees; the Black Swan Center; and environmentally-friendly economics. Authors and…

870_KJ24_A.pdf
The twenty-fourth issue of the Katúah Journal focuses on peace in the mountains: settling controversies; a look at the Oak Ridge Reservation; and promoting peace through community building. Authors and artists in this issue include: David Wheeler,…

870_KJ25_A.pdf
The twenty-fifth issue of the Katúah Journal focuses on biodiversity and habitat: forest ecosystem, old-growth forest, regional planning, forest devastation, black bears and Eastern panthers, and living green. Authors and artists in this issue…

870_KJ26_A.pdf
The twenty-sixth issue of the Katúah Journal focuses on children and parents: their roles in family and in the bioregion. Authors and artists in this issue include: Thomas Berry, Samala Hirst, Ellie Kincade, Linda Metzner, Lucinda Flodin, Martha…

870_KJ28_A.pdf
The twenty-eighth issue of the Katúah Journal focuses on "carrying capacity:" growth, development, and population of human systems in relation to the environment. Authors and artists in this issue include: David Wheeler, Stephen Bartlett, Rob Barron,…

870_KJ29_A.pdf
The twenty-ninth issue of the Katúah Journal focuses on water quality: the Little Tennessee River watershed; Watts Bark Lake; development in the Great Smokies; and solar composting toilets. Authors and artists in this issue include: Leaf Myczack,…

870_KJ30_A.pdf
The thirtieth issue of the Katúah Journal focuses on regional economics, development, and ecology. Authors and artists in this issue include: David Wheeler, Thomas Power, Rob Messick, Will Ashe Bason, Rodney Webb, Henry Eckler, Griscom Morgan, Snow…

870_KJ38_A.pdf
The thirty-eighth, and final, issue of the Katúah Journal focuses on sustainable tourism and transportation that is environmentally and culturally responsible. Authors and artists in this issue include: Marcus L. Endicott, Michal Smith, Lee Barnes,…

111_tape82_LauraEdmisten_1973_06_09M001.pdf
Loura Edminstin was born in Beech Creek, NC in 1894 and had 13 siblings in her family. She lived in Watauga and Avery County throughout her life.

Ms. Edminstin discusses her childhood including the topics of politics, school, and church. She…

111_tape66_Mr&MrsLeeGreene_1973_06_11M001.pdf
Lee Greene was born in Watauga County, North Carolina in 1904 and farmed all his life. Mrs. Greene was born in Meat Camp, North Carolina.

Mr. and Mrs. Greene talk about their education in a one-room schoolhouse. Mr. Greene talks about farming and…

111_tape78_WalterSouth_1973_06_12M001.pdf
Walter South was born in Watauga County, North Carolina in 1899 on a small farm.

Mr. South's interview is mostly about his childhood and his memories from when he was younger.He talks briefly about Tamarack's history and his grandfather being one…

111_tape46_NDShull_1973_03_27M001.pdf
N.D. Shull was born in Shull's Mills, North Carolina and worked as an engineer throughout his life. Mr. Shull and his wife were appointed Kentucky Colonels through the Kentucky governor.

Mr. Shull describes his childhood including topics such as…

111_tape33_RubyTrivette_1973_02_17M001.pdf
Ms. Trivette's interview consists of many memories from her childhood including growing up on a farm, what the town of Todd was like, and her experiences in the schoolhouse setting. She then goes further talking about her memories of her education…

107_cd1_08_nixon_M.pdf
A clipping from the Asheville Citizen Times showing Julie Nixon standing in front of the Finkelstein loan office.

ralph_hayes_daniel_boone_wagon_train.mp3
During the first of two interviews Mr. Hayes discusses in detail the Daniel Boone Wagon Train (years) that followed a route from Wilkes County to Boone using horse drawn wagons with people wearing 19th Century clothing and camping along the…
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