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Mountain People: Life and Culture in Appalachia > Description

This collection consists of the diaries, journals, and narratives of explorers, emigrants, military men, Native Americans, and travelers. In addition, there are accounts on the development of farming and mining communities, family histories, and folklore. These accounts provide a view of the of the vast region between Lexington, Kentucky and Winchester, Virginia, from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Birmingham, Alabama, which spans three and a half centuries and provides information on the social, political, economic, scientific, religious and agricultural characteristics of the region. (Source: Provider Web Site)

Dates Covered: 1700-1950.
Update Frequency: Not listed.
Producer: Lost Cause Press
Provider: GALE CENGAGE Learning
Format: Web site
Access: Available from off campus to current ETSU students, faculty, and staff.