Appalachia

Fall foliage on the App State campus

Fall in the High Country
Sep 21, 2021

This post was originally posted on October 31, 2018. Autumn brings an array of tourism to the mountains. North Carolina’s High Country boasts v...

Photo depicts snowy street with vehicles and storefronts of bank, café, Farmers Hardware & Supply Co., and Quality Shoe Shop.

New Digitized Collection
Jun 21, 2021

The Mary D. Davis photographs were recently digitized and are now available online. Davis graduated from Appalachian State Teachers College in 19...

Girl starting a fire, Camp Yonahlossee

Yonahlossee and Catawba: Mountain Summer Camps of the Past
Jun 9, 2021

This post was originally posted on July 7, 2017.Summer’s cool temperatures in the Blue Ridge Mountains have beckoned tourists and visitors to the ar...

Close-up of a baseball program from the Charleston (West Virginia) Alley Cats

Batter Up! Baseball in the Appalachian Collection
May 18, 2021

It’s baseball season!  With minor league teams back in action on the diamond, baseball fans are once again able to take in America’s national...

Diamonds by Kathryn Stripling Byer

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Appalachian Poets Who Inspire
Apr 28, 2021

This post was originally posted on April 5, 2019.Pictured above is the view from Rough Ridge along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photo taken by Wyatt Pitsar...

JAM(min’) in Appalachia
Apr 14, 2021

This post was originally posted on April 10, 2018.  In 2001, the National Museum of American History designated April as Jazz Appreciation M...

New Digital Exhibit of Katúah: Bioregional Journal of the Southern Appalachians
Mar 10, 2021

This post was originally posted on June 12, 2017. A masthead for the Katúah Journal, used from Spring 1988 to Spring 1993Would you like to learn...

Mary Marvel on the cover of Wow Comics

Comic Books in Special Collections
Feb 18, 2021

This post was originally posted on October 18, 2019. Many people think of superheroes and action-packed stories when they think of comic books, b...

From the University Archives: Tintypes from the Doris Stam Collection
Jan 25, 2021

Created using the wet-plate collodion process developed by Frederick Scott Archer in 1851, tintypes were the “instant” photography of the 19th cen...

Appalachian Cooking
Dec 2, 2020

This post was originally published on December 6, 2018.Photo by Anita AustvikaFood is an important part of any culture. It is prepared, celebrate...