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Mountain People: Life and Culture in Appalachia Digital Archive

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This collection of over 42,000 images from Lost Cause Press 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 region between Lexington, Kentucky and Winchester, Virginia, from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to Birmingham, Alabama, spanning three and a half centuries and providing information on the social, political, economic, scientific, religious and agricultural characteristics of the region. Part of Archives Unbound.

Resource Type(s): Image Collection,  Manuscript 
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Vendor Name:Gale Cengage Learning
Research Guides: Anthropology, Appalachia: Primary Sources in Special Collections, History
Coverage:1700-1950