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“Birdie in the Cage!”: Appalachian Dance Traditions and the Turner Tapes
Jul 14, 2020

This blog post was originally published on May 21, 2020.The mountains of North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia have long been noted for their dance ...

New Appalachian State Special Collections Blog
Feb 8, 2017

Hello blog readers,Five years ago this blog was founded to document the processing of collections for an NHPRC grant from the Library of Congress. Sin...

Carlton Haney: A Life and Legacy in Bluegrass and Country Music
Aug 27, 2015

Carlton Haney: A Life and Legacy in Bluegrass and Country Music is now on display in the Belk Library 4th Floor Atrium. The exhibit features photograp...

Under Construction: Carlton Haney Exhibit
Jul 6, 2015

Currently under construction is an exhibit on Bluegrass and Country music promoter Carlton Haney. Featured items will include photographs and posters ...

Roan Mountain Hilltoppers
May 18, 2015

The Roan Mountain Hilltoppers were featured in an earlier post highlighting the photographs of Bill and Joe Birchfield contained in AC.850: Jack Jeffe...

Katuah Journal
Apr 14, 2015

Katuah Journal (1983-1993) was a quarterly publication devoted to the bioregion of former Cherokee land in Appalachia. AC.870: Katuah Journal Records ...

Carlton Haney
Feb 23, 2015

Carlton Haney (September 19,1928, Reidsville, Carolina- March 16, 2011, Greensboro, North Carolina) was a noted festival organizer, promoter, and mana...

Carlton Haney
Feb 23, 2015

Carlton Haney (September 19,1928, Reidsville, Carolina- March 16, 2011, Greensboro, North Carolina) was a noted festival organizer, promoter, and mana...

Snow From Not So Long Ago
Feb 2, 2015

In honor of the snowy day outside here in Boone, we are featuring selected photographs from the Great Blizzard of '93, a weather event that caused rec...

In A Nutshell
Dec 9, 2014

The two-year grant project funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to processthe backlog of the W.L. Eury Appalachian Co...