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Folklife Archives A-F

African-American Studies

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    African-American Appalachian Church Folklore
    Carter, Sheila L.
  • FA.194.548.7
    Appalachian Eye: An African-American View
    Greiner, Rae
  • FA.196.548.14
    Christiansburg Institute, The: How Equal Could Separate Be?
    Pugliese, Stephanie
  • FA.194.548.2
    Folk Culture in the African-American Baptist Church
    Brown, Tia
  • FA.191.446.16
    John Henry: Folksong and Legend
    Stewart, Kevin

Agriculture, General

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    Farming Ferrell Style: Folklore of Traditional Farming Practices
    Thompson, Mary Margaret
  • FA.192.446.3
    Hampton Family, The: Life on a Farm
    Hampton, Sharon R.

Animal Culture

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    Animal Lore in Grayson County
    Hash, DeAnna
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    Appalachian Slaughter, Preservation, and Preparation of Livestock and Wild Game
    MacMackin, Reta Faye
  • FA.182.446.8
    Curing Country Hams
    Kirby, Beth
  • FA.194.446.3
    Dairy Farms in Southern Appalachia
    Cassidy, Amy
  • FA.196.446.9
    Dairy Influence in the Appalachian Area, The
    Mitchell, Katie
  • FA.182.446.6
    Donald Brady's Steers
    Gardner, Carol T.
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    Eighteen's Up, Put 'Em On the Line
    Sandoe, Jeff
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    Hog Dressing
    White, Amy R.
  • FA.192.446.10
    Hog Slaughter and Meat Preservation
    Musick, Ann
  • FA.193.446.11
    Process of Beekeeping, The
    Stevens, Mark
  • FA.188.446.1
    Root Pig or Starve
    Anders, Lori
  • FA.190.446.10
    To Work or Die: A Value of the Honeybee
    Gleaves, Deanna
  • FA.185.446.1
    Trapping and Fur Preparation
    Carson, Andy

Architecture (see also Building Construction)

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    Glenn Family Stone House, The
    Miller, Jennie
  • FA.185.446.6
    Log Structures in Seven Appalachian Counties
    Reed, Jeannie
  • FA.190.446.8
    Long Lane Farm
    Gaines, Kathy
  • FA.188.446.4
    Methods of House Building, The
    Bazyk, Keith
  • FA.194.548.5
    Natural Housing: Log Structures in Pulaski County and Washington County, Virginia
    Dishon, Clayton Duane
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    Remembering the Past: Three Homes in Southwest Virginia
    Reed, Ivonne
  • FA.192.446.16
    Richards Homestead, The: Then and Now
    Saddler, Hallie

Art

  • FA.187.548.1
    Willard Gayheart's Drawings: A Reflection of Appalachia
    Catron, Rhonda K.
  • FA.182.446.5
    Folk Art and Its Importance
    Dunevant, Mildred D.

Basketmaking

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    Basket Makers and Their Process in the Appalachian Region
    Mangels, Kim
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    Basket Weaving
    Dawson, Katherine
  • FA.193.446.8
    Role of Baskets in Appalachia Today, The
    Matthews, Deanna

Biography

  • FA.194.548.6
    Adult Children of Coal Mining Heritage
    Green, Courtney
  • FA.194.548.7
    Appalachian Eye: An African-American View
    Greiner, Rae
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    Aunt Orlena Puckett and Midwifery in Southwest Virginia
    Martin, Richard D.
  • FA.191.446.13
    Autobiographical Portrait
    Osborn, Gayle R.
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    Bill Minton: Champion of the Black Gold
    Redwine, Summer
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    Black Sisters, The
    Yearick, Ann
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    Called to Preach
    Yopp, Phyllis
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    Dewey Wright and the Town of Cripple Creek
    Mitchell, Shannon
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    Donald Brady's Steers
    Gardner, Carol T.
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    Dusting the Earth
    Hatcher, J. Patrick
  • FA.196.548.1
    Dying Art?, A: A Family Affair--Generational Observations on Moonshining
    Brooks, Shannon
  • FA.194.446.18
    Edmund Weddle: Tradition Bearer
    Sutphin, Donald G.
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    Evelyn Beamer
    Moss, Jackie
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    Floyd County Instrument Maker
    Morgan, Rebecca M.
  • FA.194.446.16
    Furniture Making
    Stanley, Hayley
  • FA.194.548.9
    Get Me a Glass of Iced Tea, Honey!: The Appalachian Woman--Opression or Equality?
    Roach, Kara Rayanne
  • FA.190.446.6
    Great Bounty of Chuck Housel and the Appalachian Mountains, The
    Derrickson, Tiffany B.
  • FA.198.446.4
    Growing Up in Coal Dust: An Account of Life in a Coal Mining Camp in Inman, Virginia
    Collier, Jessica Paige
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    Happiness and Hardship: A Day in the Life of a Coal Miner
    Breeding, Amanda
  • FA.192.446.8
    Highlanders, The: Zeh and Gayheart
    Matthews, Steve
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    Interview with Earl Palmer -- On Appalachian Life and Culture
    Clark, Eileen M.
  • FA.194.446.11
    It's What's in My Heart That Makes Me Sing: A Narrative Interview
    Howard, JoAnne
  • FA.191.446.17
    Legendary Caty Sage, The
    Sutherland, Mary Lee
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    Lewis Family Stories
    Lewis, Devon
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    Life & Times of Mary E. Tate
    Moore, Rebecca Ruth
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    Life and Legend of Emera Altizer, The
    Altizer, Heidi
  • FA.199.548.3
    Life in Appalachia During the Early Twentieth Century: The Story of Rosa Belle Catron Combs
    Combs, Myra
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    Life in the Coal Camps: The Perspective of a Miner's Wife
    Barry, Joyce
  • FA.183.452.3
    Life of Charlie Baker, The
    Baker, Donette
  • FA.191.446.19
    Life of Mallisia Surface, The
    Twitchell, Tony
  • FA.198.446.21
    McGhee Family Remembers Radford, The
    Tush, Jennifer Ann
  • FA.198.446.5
    Memories of Janette Carter, The: The Preservation of Old Mountain Sound
    Collins, Jeremy
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    Memories: My Parents Look At the Past
    Lyle, Phyllis
  • FA.188.548.3
    Old Time Religion, The: Two Oral Histories
    Gibson, Roy L.
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    Oldest Daughter
    Green, Kimberly
  • FA.199.548.5
    One Man's View: An Oral History of Cripple Creek
    Everhart, Willie Karen
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    Oral History of Francis Perkins, The
    Moore, David Dwight
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    Oral History: Rosa Montgomery Bain
    Dean, Laura L.
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    Profiles of Appalachia: Interviews with Residents of Wise County, Virginia
    Moreman, Jennifer Y.
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    Quesenberry Five-Strings
    Quesenberry, Sue
  • FA.183.452.7
    Reflections on a Mountain Missionary
    Hamilton, Evelyn
  • FA.187.548.3
    Remarkable Life of Samual Robinson Hurley, The
    Thompson, Jim
  • FA.187.446.5
    Shirley McPeak: Appalachian Values and Whittling
    Cagle, Stephen D.
  • FA.196.548.8
    Tatting, A Dying Art, As Practiced by Ruth Gardner Slusher
    Keith, Janet S.
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    What Was Life Like in Appalachia?
    Stewart, Missie
  • FA.187.548.1
    Willard Gayheart's Drawings: A Reflection of Appalachia
    Catron, Rhonda K.
  • FA.182.446.1
    William W. Stayton's Woodworking Folkcraft
    Blankenship, Rose Marie
  • FA.194.548.4
    Women's Words
    Crouse-Powers, Amy J.

Building Construction (see also Architecture)

  • FA.0.446.5
    Folk Architecture
    Perry, Duane
  • FA.191.446.9
    Glenn Family Stone House, The
    Miller, Jennie
  • FA.185.446.6
    Log Structures in Seven Appalachian Counties
    Reed, Jeannie
  • FA.190.446.8
    Long Lane Farm
    Gaines, Kathy
  • FA.188.446.4
    Methods of House Building, The
    Bazyk, Keith
  • FA.194.548.5
    Natural Housing: Log Structures in Pulaski County and Washington County, Virginia
    Dishon, Clayton Duane
  • FA.190.548.12
    Riverdale Farm: Folklore of Farm Buildings and Water Supplies
    McGhee, Joyce Hedrick
  • FA.196.446.7
    Sawmill, A Lost Art
    Jeffers, Jennifer
  • FA.190.548.8
    Study of the Cowger Family Homesteads of Pendleton County, WV
    Emmerson, Bryan A.

Children (see also Folklore, Children's and Education)

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    APPALKIDS: Preserving the Oral Tradition
    Adkins, Sharon D.
  • FA.183.452.9
    Child-Rearing Folklore from Southwest Virginia
    Peck, Thelma
  • FA.191.446.4
    Children of Appalachia, The
    Gonzalez, Christina
  • FA.196.446.6
    Games Children Play, The
    Gardner, Joe
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    I'm GonnaTell You'uns a Tale: Appalachian Storytelling
    Hancock, Patricia
  • FA.187.548.2
    Passing the Lore to Our Young-uns
    Dishon, Janet M., and Mary M. Campbell
  • FA.183.452.6
    Toys from Appalachia
    Cox, Torrie

Dancing

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    Dancing Through the Appalachians
    Musick, Cecile
  • FA.194.446.20
    Share the Joy of Living: Old Time Mountain Square Dance
    White, Susan

Death Customs

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    Dealing With Death
    Slusher, Alice
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    Death in Appalachia
    Fitzgerald, Jennifer

Economics

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    Antique Tales
    Nicklin, B.J.
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    Appalachia Today: The Rise of Mass Consumerism and the Threat to the Individual
    Read, Matthew
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    Auction in Appalachia
    Wright, Beau K.
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    Auctions: A Traditional Way of Selling
    Crowgey, Judy
  • FA.195.446.11
    Bill Minton: Champion of the Black Gold
    Redwine, Summer
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    Giles County Poorfarm, The: Telling the Paupers' Stories
    Loveland, Louise Devine
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    Going Once, Going Twice, Sold!
    Turpin, Rhonda S.
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    Going to Market: Shopping in Radford, 1920s-90s
    Tucker, Kathleen Doenges
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    Poor House, The
    Linkous, Kristi
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    Rorrer Store, The: Weaving Close Knit Threads of a Mountain Community, Life and Times of a Country Store
    Quesenberry, Sherri Rorrer

Education

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    Appalachian Folklore in Our Public School Systems
    Rimer, Susan
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    APPALKIDS: Preserving the Oral Tradition
    Adkins, Sharon D.
  • FA.196.548.14
    Christiansburg Institute, The: How Equal Could Separate Be?
    Pugliese, Stephanie
  • FA.193.446.4
    Education in Appalachia
    Carlson, Brie Ann
  • FA.196.446.18
    Education in Wythe County: The Ivanhoe School
    Shumate, Jennifer
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    Heritages in Education: Community Schools in Carroll County
    Burnette, Dana H.
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    How to Organize a Conference for the Appalachian Teachers' Network
    Minick, Jim
  • FA.198.446.15
    Implementing Appalachian Traditions: Education at Belview and Floyd
    Rash, Monica Severn
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    Introducing Children to Appalachia
    Keith, Jennifer L.
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    Larimer School, The: A Teacher and Student Perspective
    Haynes, Jessica M.
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    Nestled In the Misty Mountains . . . : An Appalachian Studies Unit for the Elementary School Classroom
    Hancock, Carol E.
  • FA.187.446.7
    Organizing an Appalachian Heritage Week
    Kroeber, Jamie
  • FA.187.548.2
    Passing the Lore to Our Young-uns
    Dishon, Janet M., and Mary M. Campbell
  • FA.182.446.10
    Pine Mountain Settlement School: The Preservation of Appalachian Folklore
    Miller, Donna
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    Three R's, The: Education in Southwest Virginia
    Bishop, Lynne K.
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    'There's No Place Like Home:  Bramwell Millionaire Homecoming"
    Dana Cochran

Family

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    Child-Rearing Folklore from Southwest Virginia
    Peck, Thelma
  • FA.190.446.4
    Just What We Made of It Was What We Had
    Crouse, Amy Joy
  • FA.191.446.5
    Lerty Terry Farm, The
    Joyce, Jennifer
  • FA.194.548.11
    Our Courage Is Our Memory: A Narrative of Four Generations
    Short, Honey Sue
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    Should I Stay or Should I Go: A Look at the Decision to Move Away From the Traditional Appalachian Home
    Blankenship, Michael David
  • FA.190.446.19
    Stories of Transient Appalachian Familes
    Shannon, Helen

Film and Television

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    When the Mountains Were the Mountains
    Jessup, Greg

Folklore, Children's (see also Children and Education)

  • FA.190.446.1
    APPALKIDS: Preserving the Oral Tradition
    Adkins, Sharon D.
  • FA.183.452.9
    Child-Rearing Folklore from Southwest Virginia
    Peck, Thelma
  • FA.191.446.4
    Children of Appalachia, The
    Gonzalez, Christina
  • FA.196.446.6
    Games Children Play, The
    Gardner, Joe
  • FA.195.446.5
    I'm GonnaTell You'uns a Tale: Appalachian Storytelling
    Hancock, Patricia
  • FA.187.548.2
    Passing the Lore to Our Young-uns
    Dishon, Janet M., and Mary M. Campbell
  • FA.183.452.6
    Toys from Appalachia
    Cox, Torrie

Folklore, General

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    Animal Lore in Grayson County
    Hash, DeAnna
  • FA.186.446.5
    Appalachian Storytelling for Children
    Moser, Ann
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    Barren Springs Folklore
    Dalton, Shawn A.
  • FA.183.452.5
    Buchanan County Folklore
    Cole, Pamela B.
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    Child-Rearing Folklore from Southwest Virginia
    Peck, Thelma
  • FA.191.446.4
    Children of Appalachia, The
    Gonzalez, Christina
  • FA.195.446.8
    Continuance of Oral Transmission of Mountain Music
    Laswon, Melanie
  • FA.193.446.5
    Cripple Creek's Railroad
    Davis, Bess
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    Everything and Nothing: Peoples of Appalachia and Their Talk
    Hopson, Cheryl R.
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    Folklore From Helvetia, "The Switzerland of West Virginia"
    Houghton, Thomas N.
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    Folklore in Action: The Tunnels of Radford
    Armentrout, Eric
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    Folklore in Literature
    Crawford, William O.
  • FA.184.446.13
    Folklore of Mills, The
    Willis, Bobbi and Liz Throckmorton
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    Folktales and Legends: A Comparitive Study
    Burton, Katherine L.
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    Forecasting the Weather by the Signs
    Linkous, Sam L.
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    Fries Lore
    Coleman, Lola M.
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    Going Up Cripple Creek
    Davis, Rebecca
  • FA.194.446.2
    History and Stories of Goldmining in the Foothills of Western North Carolina
    Bowen, Heather-Marie
  • FA.192.446.17
    Humor and Mischief in the Church
    Slate, Mitone
  • FA.192.446.5
    Humphrey Family Oral History
    Krause, Jacquie
  • FA.189.446.7
    If Only These Walls Could Talk: A Look into Abingdon and Washington County, Virginia
    Manicure, Eugenia Lynn
  • FA.195.446.5
    I'm GonnaTell You'uns a Tale: Appalachian Storytelling
    Hancock, Patricia
  • FA.196.548.5
    International Lore
    Hooven, Sarah
  • FA.194.446.11
    It's What's in My Heart That Makes Me Sing: A Narrative Interview
    Howard, JoAnne
  • FA.191.446.16
    John Henry: Folksong and Legend
    Stewart, Kevin
  • FA.198.446.6
    Legend of Fotheringay, The
    Cramer, Lori A.
  • FA.198.446.19
    Legend of Willie Jack, The: Oral Traditions of Camp Alta Mons
    Trear, Kelley
  • FA.192.446.4
    Marriage Folklore
    Holmes, Leigh
  • FA.196.446.8
    Montgomery County Stories
    Lewis, Janet
  • FA.197.548.4
    Mountain Melodies: Songs of Appalachia
    Melius, Maria M.
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    Oral History of Floyd County, Willis, Virginia, An
    Quesenberry, Kevin V.
  • FA.184.446.8
    Oral Transmission of Traditional Ballads: A Continuing Cycle or a Dying Phase?
    Milstead, Heidi
  • FA.187.548.2
    Passing the Lore to Our Young-uns
    Dishon, Janet M., and Mary M. Campbell
  • FA.191.446.21
    Planting By the Signs
    Wise, Phillip A.
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    Pulaski County Folklore
    Asbury, Jo Ann
  • FA.197.548.8
    Religious and Spiritual Verse: Appalachian Poetry
    Salaita, Steven
  • FA.198.446.13
    Santa Claus is Coming to Town: Some Christmas Traditions in Southwest Virginia and Southern West Virginia
    Kowalski, Jane E.
  • FA.186.446.6
    Searching the Rails
    Watson, Steve
  • FA.195.446.10
    Tazewell High School Folklore
    Massie, Kimberly
  • FA.196.548.12
    The Story Has to Be Told: Coal Mining Songs in Appalachia Linkous, Sam L.
  • FA.195.446.9
    These Mountains: Folklore of the Blue Ridge Scout Reservation
    Leary, Phyllis
  • FA.190.446.18
    Urban Legends: The Tales We Tell
    Roth, Joy
  • FA.189.446.5
    We Still Have Bards Among Us
    Hayner, Connie
  • FA.192.446.19
    Where Do These Names Come From
    Triplett, Charles

Food and Beverages

  • FA.195.446.15
    A Gem From Home: Apple Butter Folklore in Shenandoah County
    Spiggle, Sarah
  • FA.196.446.3
    Appalachian Cooking
    Dickert, Melissa
  • FA.196.446.19
    Appalachian Food Ways
    Smith, Christine
  • FA.185.446.9
    Appalachian Foods
    Sopranzi, Anthony
  • FA.184.446.7
    Appalachian Slaughter, Preservation, and Preparation of Livestock and Wild Game
    MacMackin, Reta Faye
  • FA.199.446.15
    Art of Gardening and Canning Food, The
    White, Vanessa
  • FA.198.446.11
    Cultivation and Preservation of Food
    Godsey, Sally
  • FA.182.446.8
    Curing Country Hams
    Kirby, Beth
  • FA.189.446.3
    Dr. Mom: Home Remedies
    Cook, Lisa
  • FA.196.548.1
    Dying Art?, A: A Family Affair--Generational Observations on Moonshining
    Brooks, Shannon
  • FA.182.446.4
    Empirical Interpretations of the Transition in Appalachian Folklore as Evidenced in the Changing Production of Apple Butter, Peach Butter, and Sweet Potato Butter
    Droney, Robert E.
  • FA.196.548.15
    Feeding the People: Recipes and Memories from the Bradfield Family and Friends
    Shambaugh, Kathy Jo
  • FA.197.446.4
    Food from the Earth: Gardening, Preserving, and a Way of Life
    Smith, Stacie Allison
  • FA.183.452.8
    Foodways
    Janney, Phyllis A.
  • FA.188.548.5
    Grandmother Herd's Salad Recipes
    Neblett, Lois H.
  • FA.190.446.20
    Hog Dressing
    White, Amy R.
  • FA.192.446.10
    Hog Slaughter and Meat Preservation
    Musick, Ann
  • FA.198.446.18
    Home Cookin': Traditional Appalachian Recipes
    Shamblin, Stephanie Irene
  • FA.188.446.3
    Just a Way of Life: The Art of Moonshining
    Austin, Sonya
  • FA.181.452.4
    Making of Apple Butter Newport, Virginia Style, The: A Lesson in Life
    Mason, Jr., Robert
  • FA.181.452.7
    Molasses Making: A Living Tradition
    Scarborough, Ingrid
  • FA.182.446.9
    Moonshine
    Kreglo, James D.
  • FA.196.446.17
    Moonshining
    Read, Matthew
  • FA.188.446.10
    Moonshining and a Fifth-Generation Traditionalist
    Rademacher, Ardith Ann
  • FA.196.446.13
    Moonshining, Murder, and Madness
    Mullins, Amy
  • FA.0.446.6
    Mountain Home Goodness: Recipes and Recollections of Our Appalachians
  • FA.193.446.11
    Process of Beekeeping, The
    Stevens, Mark
  • FA.188.446.1
    Root Pig or Starve
    Anders, Lori
  • FA.188.446.2
    Taking the Bitter With the Sweet: Molasses Making in Southwest Virginia
    Artrip, Shannon
  • FA.190.548.7
    That's Real Cornbread
    Dotson, Wanda
  • FA.197.548.5
    Tilling the Soil: Vegetable Gardening as Tradition
    Owens, Nicole
  • FA.190.446.10
    To Work or Die: A Value of the Honeybee
    Gleaves, Deanna

Forestry

  • FA.188.446.5
    Trees of the Appalachian Area
    Cox, Mike
  • FA.188.446.9
    Lore From the Trail
    Olnhausen, Jeff

Furniture (see also Woodworking)

  • FA.193.446.9
    Antique Tales
    Nicklin, B.J.
  • FA.194.446.16
    Furniture Making
    Stanley, Hayley
  • FA.186.446.7
    Homes and Heirlooms from Newport, Virginia: A Study of Material Lore
    Williams, Tony