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9781469638218_UIPDF.pdf
Paul Fink’s Bits of Mountain Speech is a dictionary of “folk speech.” In this work Fink has provided a glossary of terms that are often considered the language of the less educated people of the mountains of Western North Carolina and Eastern…


104_Patterns_Impacts_FinalReport_1981_02_AC_Part1.pdf
These files contain the report (divided into four files) and an addendum (the fifth file) on land ownership patterns and their impacts based on the results from the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey conducted in 1979. This report and addendum were…


104_Tennessee_FinalReport_Vol_5_1980_11_AC_Part1.pdf
These two files contain the final report on land ownership for the fourteen Appalachian counties in the state of Tennessee which were part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey conducted in 1979. There are profiles for each county and two…


Appalachian Land Ownership Survey Key_A.pdf
This document is the key to the Appalachian Land Ownership Survey conducted between 1978 -1979. The study covered counties in six states within Appalachia: Alabama, Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. To view the digital…


104D_TN_Anderson_A.pdf
This land ownership survey of Anderson County, Tennessee 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.


104D_TN_Bledsoe_A.pdf
This land ownership survey of Bledsoe County, Tennessee 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.


104D_TN_Campbell_A.pdf
This land ownership survey of Campbell County, Tennessee 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.


104D_TN_Bled_Cam_Cumb_Fen_Mor_White_AC.pdf
These two files contain data from the land ownership survey of primarily Cumberland County, and includes some data for Bledsoe, Campbell, Fentress, Morgan, and White Counties in Tennessee. The surveys were conducted in 1979 as part of a larger…


104D_TN_Fentress_Cumberland_Morgan_AC.pdf
These three files contain data from the land ownership survey of primarily Fentress County and some data for Cumberland and Morgan Counties in Tennessee. The surveys were conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To…


104D_TN_Hamilton_A.pdf
These two files contain data from the land ownership survey of Hamilton and Marion Counties in Tennessee conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. The study covered six states in Appalachia: Alabama, Kentucky, North…


104D_TN_Marion_Rhea_A.pdf
These two files contain data from the land ownership survey of primarily Marion County and including some data for Rhea and Hamilton Counties of Tennessee. The surveys were conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To…


104D_TN_Morgan_A.pdf
These two files contain data from the land ownership surveys of primarily Morgan County and some data for Campbell, Cumberland, Fentress, and Scott Counties in Tennessee. The surveys were conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land…


104D_TN_Rhea_AC.pdf
These two files contain data from the land ownership survey of primarily Rhea County and some data for Marion and Sequatchie Counties in Tennessee. The surveys were conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret…


104D_TN_Roane_A.pdf
These two files contain data from the land ownership survey of primarily Roane County, including some data for Scott and Morgan Counties, in Tennessee. The surveys were conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.  To…


104D_TN_Scott_A.pdf
These two files contain data from the land ownership survey of primarily Scott County and includes some data for Morgan and Roane Counties in Tennessee. The survey was conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey.  To…


104D_TN_Sequatchie_A.pdf
These two files contain data from the land ownership survey of primarily Sequatchie County and some data for Bledsoe and Rhea Counties of Tennessee. The surveys were conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To…


104D_TN_Van_Buren_Bledsoe.pdf
These two files contain data from the land ownership survey of primarily Van Buren County and some data for Bledsoe County in Tennessee. These surveys were conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To interpret the…


104D_TN_White_Bledsoe_Cumberland.pdf
These two files contain data from the land ownership survey of primarily White County and some data for Bledsoe and Cumberland Counties in Tennessee. The surveys were conducted in 1979 as part of a larger Appalachian Land Ownership Survey. To…


111_tape300_ElizabethDotterer_transcript_A.pdf
Elizabeth Dotterer talks about growing up in Hot Springs, North Carolina, where many tourists would come and stay over the summer. She explains: "It was the type of tourism we no longer have. You spent the entire summer." After the outbreak of WWII…


111_tape39-40_StanleyHarrisSr_1973_03_20M001.pdf
Stanley Harris Sr. was born on October 31, 1882 in Johnson County, Tennessee. He went to high school in Montezuma, North Carolina and then continued his education in Athens, Tennessee at U.S. Grant University. He wene to post graduate school at…


105_vol39_1920_1125_1920_0127R.pdf
This diary includes daily entries from November 25, 1920 through January 27, 1921. Greene wrote daily about the weather, the work at his school, and the workings of the church. Familiar places mentioned include Willowdale, Oak Grove, Boone, Mabel,…


105_vol43_1921_0826_1921_1113R.pdf
This diary contains daily entries by Andrew Jackson Greene on a range of subjects such as weather, church, school, community events, and travel. The diary contains entries from August 26 through November 13, 1921. Greene travels to a multitude of…


letter_07_26_1874.pdf
This letter from Susan Eller to Luke and Sarah Eller discusses farming and the impact of Reconstruction on Susan. Susan mentions the price of crops and that some vendors of farm animals are not selling in her area anymore because there is an…


Letter_07_19_1867.pdf
This is a letter from Sally King to her aunt and uncle Sarah and Luke Eller. Sally talks primarily about her strong religious belief and talks about her fears that several of her family members won’t go to Heaven because they aren’t as fervent…


letter_03_23_1869.pdf
This is a letter from Mollie Daniel to Mollie Eller. Mollie asks about coming marriages and family members, and she mentions events going on around where she lives in Tennessee.


letter_02_19_1869.pdf
This is a letter from Mollie Daniel to her cousin Mollie Eller. Mollie writes that she is anxious to hear from Mollie, whom she says never answered an earlier letter. Mollie is also anxious to see and hear from family members.


Letter_10_30_1863.pdf
This is a letter from Mary Daniel to her grandmother Martha Ashley. Mary says she has not communicated with her grandmother in years, however, she is glad she is alive since most of Mary’s family, including all of her sisters, have died.


Letter_07_23_1865.pdf
This is a letter from Mary Eller to her cousin Mollie Daniel. In this letter, Mary explains that Mollie’s family is not dead, and that her parents and brother are very much alive, and then she says where they all are living and working. She also…


Letter_02_11_1863.pdf
This is a letter from Hansford Eller to Luke Eller, his father. Hansford is serving in the Confederate Army and has been away from home for some time, and is hoping to come back soon. His grandmother, he says, has grim outlooks on both the war and…


Letter_02_09_1860.pdf
This is a letter from Martha King to Luke Eller and M. Brooks. Martha writes the letter to tell her friends about where she is now living as she has moved away from the Ashe County area. She says she is glad not to be in the cold mountains and enjoys…


Letter_01_12_1860.pdf
This is a letter from John Pennington to his cousin Luke Eller. Pennington writes the letter primarily to catch up with Luke as well as to inform him about his son getting married and moving back to live near him. Pennington ends his letter with a…


Letter_1857_01_21.pdf
This is a letter from Aswell Eller to his father, Luke. Aswell apologizes for not writing a letter to his father sooner, explaining that the weather saw temperatures that were thirty degrees below zero and the river froze so no mail could be sent. He…


Letter_06_25_1858.pdf
This is a letter from John Pennington to his cousin Luke Eller. John asks Luke for some of his seed and tells him that he has finished cutting his wheat crop. The letter ends with a complaint about the issue of trade in John’s area. John says that…


jo_shell_election_of_woodrow_wilson.mp3
James Oliver Shell was born on January 26, 1891 in Shell Creek, Tennessee where his grandfather owned a farm and worked as a carpenter. His father died when he was two months old, so his mother reared the children living with her father. Mr. Shell…


arlie_moretz_drunk_man_almost_buried.mp3
Arlie Earl Moretz was born on June 30, 1908 to Sion Gideon Moretz (b. January 16, 1880 d. October 29, 1950) and Virginia Dare Stanberry (b. March 16, 1883 d. February 2, 1970). He married Alice Myers Moretz (b. May 12, 1912 d. January 25, 1965)…


viola_greer_making_quilts.mp3
Viola N. Greer was born on March 27, 1906 in Crandall, Tennessee, moving to Watauga County after she married Walter Greer and had two children Walter and Annie Lee. Her parents were Arthur and Martha Nichols Smith who were from Wilkes County, but had…
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