Life Narratives of Appalachian Women in North Carolina

Scope: 

This research aid details sources on the personal writings of women in the Appalachian region.

Books: 

Beaver, Patricia D. Rural Community in the Appalachian South . Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., c1986. 182 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: HN79.N8 B43 1992.

The Appalachian Woman: Images and Essence . Pauline Cheek, ed. Mars Hill, NC: Council on Appalachian Women. 51 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: HQ1438 .A127 A6 1980.

Courageous Paths: Stories of Nine Appalachian Women . Jane B. Stephenson, ed. Berea, KY: New Opportunity School for Women. 144 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: HQ1438 .A13 S74 1996.

Easley, Claudia Davis. Sally Giles . Winston-Salem, NC: Printed by Clay Printing Co. 23 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: CT275 .G4 E3 1949.

Kahn, Kathy. Hillbilly Women . Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1973. 230 pages. ASU MAIN STACKS and ASU APP COLL STACKS: HQ1438 .A13 K33.

Kinder, Alice. Old Fashioned Mountain Mothers . Pikeville, KY: The Author. 100 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: HQ759 .K53 1982.

Lord, Sharon B. and Carolyn Patton-Crowder. Appalachian Women: A Learning/Teaching Guide . Knoxville, TN: Univ. of Tennessee, Model Sex-Fair Training Program in Educational Psychology and Guidance, 1979. 184 pages. ASU IMC STACKS: 305.40974 L8673AP. ASU APP COLL STACKS: HQ1438 .A13 L68.

Patten, Helen. Mamie, a Remembrance: Mamie Dickey Slagle Patton, April 4, 1888 - March 29, 1935 . Franklin, NC: The Author. 109 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: CT275 .P4784 P37 1984.

Salber, Eva J. Don't Send Me Flowers When I'm Dead: Voices of Rural Elderly . Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 145 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: HQ1064 .U6 N525 1983.

Southern Appalachia, 1885-1915: Oral Histories from Residents of the State Corner Area of North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia . Roy Edwin Thomas, ed. Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publishing. 275 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS and ASU MAIN STACKS: F217 .A65 S69 1991.

Voices from the Hills: Selected Readings of Southern Appalachia . Robert J. Higgs and Ambrose N. Manning, eds. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co. 540 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: PS551 .V64 1996.

Appalachia: A Self Portrait . Wendy Ewald, ed. Frankfort, KY: Gnomon Press for Appalshop, 1979. 108 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: F217 .A65 A63.

Appalachian Oral History Project Union Catalog . Alice Lloyd College, Appalachian State University, Emory and Henry College, Lees Junior College, 1977. 150 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: Z1251 .A7 A74.

Appalachian Women . Mars Hill, NC: Council on Appalachian Women, Inc. ASU APP COLL STACKS: F106 .M3 A6 v.1, 1979.

Bush, Florence Cope. Dorie: Woman of the Mountains . Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 242 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: CT275 .C777 B87 1992.

Ford, Janet. Form and Function of Traditional Stories in Sugar Loaf . Thesis (M.A.)-- Appalachian State University. 134 leaves. ASU APP COLL STACKS: GR110 .N8 F67 1992.

Hagwood, Margaret J. Mothers Of The South; Portraiture Of The White Tenant Farm Woman . Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1939. 252 pages. ASU MAIN STACKS: HQ1419 .H24.

Huffman, Alza. My Mountain Memories: The Outstanding Incidents and Ideas of My Eighty-Five Years . Philadelphia: Dorrance, 1953. 232 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: CT275 .H6675 A3.

Interviewing Appalachia: The Appalachian Journal Interviews, 1978-1992 . J. W. Williamson and Edwin T. Arnold, eds. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 468 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: F217 .A65 I58 1994.

Kincaid, Robert Lee. Jinny and Jim . Harrogate, TN: Lincoln Memorial University, 1941. 45 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: CT275 .K47 K34.

Lewis, Carola Regester. Ramblings . Parsons, WV: McClain Print. Co., 1974. 194 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: CT275 .L3833 A34.

Lunsford, Sara Kern. Every Child Ought to Have an Aunt Jennie: A Memoir of Jennie Louise Lunsford, 1875-1966 . Mason, OH: Meri-Tu Publishers. 31 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: CT275 .L8425 L85 1976.

Montell, William Lynwood. Don't Go up Kettle Creek: Verbal Legacy of the Upper Cumberland . Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 247 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: F442.2 .M66 1983.

_____. The Saga of Coe Ridge: A Study in Oral History . Knoxville, University of Tennessee Press, 1970. 231 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: E185.93 .K3 M6.

Our Appalachia: An Oral History . Laurel Shackelford and Bill Weinberg, eds. New York: Hill and Wang. 397 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: F217 .A65 O97 1977.

Shires, L. S. Memories and Messages of Ruby Miller . Strasburg, VA: Shenandoah Publishing House. 127 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: CT275 .S492 A3 1930.

Telling Our Stories, Sharing Our Lives . Helen M. Lewis and Suzanna O'Donnell, eds. Ivanhoe, VA: Ivanhoe Civic League. 2 volumes. ASU APP COLL STACKS: F234 .I94 I93 1990.

Bibliographies: 

Appalachian Bibliography. Morgantown: West Virginia University Library, 1968, 1972, and 1980. ASU APP COLL STACKS: Z1251 .A7 A6.

Bibliography of Southern Appalachia. Charlotte T. Ross, ed. Boone: Appalachian Consortium Press, 1976. ASU APP COLL OVERSIZE: Z1251 .A7 B5x.

Farr, Sydney Saylor. Appalachian Women: An Annotated Bibliography . Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1981. 187 pages. ASU APP COLL STACKS: Z7964 .A127 F37.

Arksey, Laura, Nancy Pries, and Marcia Reed. American Diaries: An Annotated Bibliography of Published American Diaries and Journals . Detroit, MI: Gale Research. 2 vols. ASU REFERENCE: Z5305 .U5 A74 1983.

Journals: 

Appalachian Women . Mars Hill, NC: Council on Appalachian Women, Inc. ASU APP COLL STACKS: F106 .M3 A6 v.1, 1979.

Appalachian Women's Journal . Christiansburg, VA: Appalachian Women's Alliance. ASU APP COLL STACKS: HQ1438 .A127 A62. vols. 5 and 6.

Darcy, Jean. "Paradox of Patricia Rodionoff-Peck." MAW: A Magazine of Appalachia Women , v. 1, Sept.-Oct., 1977, pp. 5-10. Ashton, WV [etc.] Appalachian Women, Inc. ASU APP COLL STACKS: F106 .M3.

Gaines, Judith. "Images of Appalachian Women." Appalachia: Journal of the Appalachian Regional Commission . Washington, DC: Appalachian Regional Commission. v.12, July-Aug., 1979, pp. 26-36. ASU APP COLL STACKS: HC107 .A137 A3.

_____. "Women of Appalachia." Appalachia: Journal of the Appalachian Regional Commission . Washington, DC: Appalachian Regional Commission. v.11, Feb.-Mar., pp. 16-27. ASU APP COLL STACKS: HC107 .A137 A3.

Billings, D., K. Blee, and L. Swanson. "Culture, Family, and Community in Pre-industrial Appalachia." Appalachian Journal: A Regional Studies Review . Boone, NC: Appalachian State University. v. 13, 1986, pp. 154-170. ASU APP COLL STACKS: F216.2 .A66.

Church, Ruth. "Women Miners--In the 40s: Today." Mountain Life & Work . Berea, KY: Berea College. v. 50, pp. 14-15. ASU APP COLL STACKS: GR103 .M5.

Gaines, Judith. "Women of Appalachia." Appalachia: Journal of the Appalachian Regional Commission . Washington, DC: Appalachian Regional Commission. v.11, Apr.-May, 1978, pp. 11-25. ASU APP COLL STACKS: HC107 .A137 A3.

Geiger, S. N. "Women's Life Histories: Method and Content." Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society . Chicago, University of Chicago Press. v. 11, 1986, pp. 334-351. ASU PERIODICALS.

"Generations: Women in the South." Special Issue. Southern Exposure . Durham, NC [etc.] Institute for Southern Studies. See especially: "Quilting Women" by Jennifer Miller (pp. 24-28); "Mountain Women" by Lee Howard (pp. 34-35); "Paralyzed" by Lee Smith (pp. 36-42); "The Southern Summer School for Women Workers" by mary Frederickson (pp. 70-75); "Custom Made Woman Blues" by Len Stanley (pp. 92-94); and "Women in the South: A Bibliography" (pp. 98-103). ASU APP COLL STACKS: F206 .S68.

Justice, Mari P. "Daughters of Pioneers." American Heritage . Cooperstown, NY: Published for the American Association for State and Local History. v. 2, Summer 1974, pp. 45-58. ASU PERIODICALS.

Miller, Tommie. :Life of the Urban Appalachian Woman." MAW: A Magazine of Appalachia Women , v. 1, Sept.-Oct., 1977, pp. 12-14. Ashton, WV [etc.] Appalachian Women, Inc. ASU APP COLL STACKS: F106 .M3.

Ranick, Elmer. "In the Mines...Two Women Remember." Mountain Life & Work . Berea, KY: Berea College. v. 51, Feb., 1975, pp. 35-37. ASU APP COLL STACKS: GR103 .M5.

Sammon, Donna. "Woman Coal Miner." MAW: A Magazine of Appalachia Women , v. 2, Nov.-Dec., 1977, pp. 17-18. Ashton, WV [etc.] Appalachian Women, Inc. ASU APP COLL STACKS: F106 .M3.

"Women." Mountain Life & Work . Berea, KY: Berea College. v. 4, Nov., 1972, pp. 3-8. ASU APP COLL STACKS: GR103 .M5.

Audio and Video Sources: 

Coalmining Women . A film by Elizabeth Barrett. Motion Picture: (1 reel, 40 mins). Whitesburg, KY: Appalshop Films, 1982. ASU APP COLL VIDEOS: C 10. Video: (1 videocassette, 38 mins). Whitesburg, KY: Appalshop, 1981. ASU APP COLL VIDEOS: VC 23.

Fast Food Women . A film by Anne Lewis Johnson. (1 videocassette, 29 mins). Whitesburg, KY: Appalshop Film & Video, 1991. ASU APP COLL VIDEOS: VC 236.

Mud Creek Clinic . A film by Anne Lewis Johnson. (1 videocassette, 29 mins). Whitesburg, KY: Appalshop, 1986. ASU APP COLL VIDEOS: VC 64.

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Compiler: Kristyn McGraw, 5 December 1998

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