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Folklife Archives (M-R)


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    Machines in Floyd County Folklore
    Cox, Ricky


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    Appalachian Courtship and Wedding Customs
    Reed, Jessica Vanessa
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    Courtship Narratives
    Ose, Kenna
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    First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage: How Appalachian Folks Find Somebody to Love
    Estes, Abigail Lee
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    Marriage Folklore
    Holmes, Leigh
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    Wedding Patterns in Appalachia
    Norris, Tonya

Medicine, Folk

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    Aunt Orlena Puckett and Midwifery in Southwest Virginia
    Martin, Richard D.
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    Common Folk Cures
    Asbury, Roger Allen
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    Cure for What Ails Ya, The
    Crookshanks, Lisa
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    Everyday Magic
    Cox, Tammie
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    Folk Medicine
    Yeaman, David
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    Folk Medicine: Home Remedies Used in Carroll County and Surrounding Areas
    Martin, James E.
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    Good for What Ails You
    Brown, Nancy
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    Hair of the Dog that Bit You, The
    Haydock, Jennifer
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    Herbal and Healing Remedies in Appalachia
    Evans, Carole
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    Herbal and Home Remedies in Appalachia
    Koski, Tracy C.
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    Home Remedies
    Wolfe, Danny
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    Home Remedies
    Robinson, Debbie
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    Home Remedies That Really Work
    Simon, Andrea Michelle
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    Midwifery, Then and Now
    Jones, Julie
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    Mountain Medicines
    Brown, Valerie
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    Mountain Medicines: Herbal and Home Remedies Used in Pulaski County and Surrounding Areas
    Dishon, Jr., Clayton Duane
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    Natural Healing
    Gagliostro, Shannon
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    What You Never Knew About Home Remedies
    Willis, Leslie
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    Yarns of Yarbs
    Martin, Dru


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    Aunt Orlena Puckett and Midwifery in Southwest Virginia
    Martin, Richard D.
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    Midwifery, Then and Now
    Jones, Julie


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    Folklore of Mills, The
    Willis, Bobbi and Liz Throckmorton
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    History of Tingler's Mill
    Pullin, Darek


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    Adult Children of Coal Mining Heritage
    Green, Courtney
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    Bill Minton: Champion of the Black Gold
    Redwine, Summer
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    Coal Mining in Appalachia: A Family Tradition
    Moore, Stephanie Rachel
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    Dusting the Earth
    Hatcher, J. Patrick
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    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
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    History and Stories of Goldmining in the Foothills of Western North Carolina
    Bowen, Heather-Marie
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    Life In Appalachian America: A Study of Boarding House Life in the Coal Camps
    Hagenrater, Amy
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    Life in the Coal Camps: The Perspective of a Miner's Wife
    Barry, Joyce
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    Reflections of Coal Mining in Haysi, VA
    Yates, Amber S.
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    Role of Women in Coal Mining Communities, The
    Nelson, Sherri
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    The Story Has to Be Told: Coal Mining Songs in Appalachia
    Linkous, Sam L.
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    Taking Lives or Giving Life: The Paradox of the Parrott Coalmines
    Lisanti, Lisa


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    Just a Way of Life: The Art of Moonshining
    Austin, Sonya
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    Kreglo, James D.
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    Read, Matthew
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    Moonshining and a Fifth-Generation Traditionalist
    Rademacher, Ardith Ann
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    Moonshining, Murder, and Madness
    Mullins, Amy


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    Country Music: The Early Years
    Richards, J.B.
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    Family Tradition in Music, A: Past and Present
    Mabe, Selena
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    Findings in My Search for a Definition of Appalachian Music, The
    Culbertson, Mandy
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    Folk Music for Elementary Students
    Lam, Sue
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    Music of the Blue Ridge: Alive and Kicking
    Holt, Jim
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    Music of the Mountains
    Lankford, Rani
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    Share the Joy of Living: Old Time Mountain Square Dance
    White, Susan
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    Tradition of Music in Three Distinct Appalachian Churches, The
    Spicer, Samantha
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    Unique Sound of the Mountains, The
    Riddle, Jim

Musical Instruments

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    Arthur Conner Fiddle, The
    Richards, Charles H.
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    Creators of Folk Music Instruments, The
    Hoover, Frances C.
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    Floyd County Instrument Maker
    Morgan, Rebecca M.
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    Quesenberry Five-Strings
    Quesenberry, Sue


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    Arthur Conner Fiddle, The
    Richards, Charles H.
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    Family Tradition in Music, A: Past and Present
    Mabe, Selena
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    Floyd County Instrument Maker
    Morgan, Rebecca M.
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    Highlanders, The: Zeh and Gayheart
    Matthews, Steve
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    It's What's in My Heart That Makes Me Sing: A Narrative Interview
    Howard, JoAnne
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    Memories of Janette Carter, The: The Preservation of Old Mountain Sound
    Collins, Jeremy
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    Music of the Blue Ridge: Alive and Kicking
    Holt, Jim
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    Quesenberry Five-Strings
    Quesenberry, Sue

Plant Culture

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    Apple Growing
    Schroeder, Maryanne
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    Art of Gardening and Canning Food, The
    White, Vanessa
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    Cultivation and Preservation of Food
    Godsey, Sally
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    Food from the Earth: Gardening, Preserving, and a Way of Life
    Smith, Stacie Allison
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    Gardening By the Signs
    Johnson, Patricia E.
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    Herbal and Healing Remedies in Appalachia
    Evans, Carole
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    Mighty Leaf, The: Burley Tobacco Farming
    Morrison, Shawna
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    Molasses Making: A Living Tradition
    Scarborough, Ingrid
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    Planting By the Signs
    Wise, Phillip A.
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    Taking the Bitter With the Sweet: Molasses Making in Southwest Virginia
    Artrip, Shannon
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    The Apple of Woolwine's Eye: Apple Folklore in Woolwine, Virginia
    Martin, Lisa S.
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    Tilling the Soil: Vegetable Gardening as Tradition
    Owens, Nicole
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    Tradition of Organic Gardening, The
    Vest, Catherine W.


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    Carrying On a Tradition: A Granddaughter Learns to Quilt
    Vest, Doloris
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    Crazy Quilting
    Cherry, Alexandra
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    Daring With Cloth and Needle . . . : The Art of Crazy Quilting
    Miller, Stephanie L.
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    From Rags to Riches: A Study of Quilting
    Morton, Ann
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    Glance at Quilting, A
    Frye, Pamela
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    Pull of the Thread, The: Quilting
    Richardson, Amy
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    Hitz, Liz
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    Pullin, Melissa
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    Brooks, Elizabeth
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    Quilting in Appalachia
    Lupino, Gina L.
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    Quilting is a Family Tradition
    Justice, Kimberly
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    Quilting: A Revived American Tradition
    Trout, Ramona
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    Quilting: A Tradition No Matter Where You Live
    Riel, Jennifer R.
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    Quilting: An Appalachian Tradition
    Clinedinst, Jennifer Laurienne
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    Quilting: From Necessity to Art
    Breeding, Jill
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    Quilts: Then and Now
    Yeager, David
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    Take a Look at Quilting
    Miles, Traci
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    Traditional and Revivalist Quilting: Similarities and Differences
    Reid, Maureen D.

Race Relations

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    To Talk to A Melungeon
    Daniels, Kimberly P.


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    An Appalachian Way of Life: The Clifton Forge Railroads
    Garrett, Michelle
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    Cambria and Its Railroad
    Phillips, Scott
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    Cripple Creek's Railroad
    Davis, Bess
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    Huckleberry, The: A Gathered Perspective
    Sumner, Alisa A.
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    Railroad and the Men of Steam
    Peters, John W.
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    Ruins of a Utopia, The: The Bristol Train Station Project
    Simmons, Grant
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    Searching the Rails
    Watson, Steve

Recreation (see also Dancing)

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    Eighteen's Up, Put 'Em On the Line
    Sandoe, Jeff
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    Folk Games of Jones' Branch
    Reidy, Stanley
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    Games Children Play, The
    Gardner, Joe
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    Lore From the Trail
    Olnhausen, Jeff
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    Toys from Appalachia
    Cox, Torrie


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    African-American Appalachian Church Folklore
    Carter, Sheila L.
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    Anointing Power of God, The: Religious Healing in Two Southwest Virginia Churches
    Bradberry, Deanna L.
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    Appalachian Women, Religion, and Change
    Turner, Wendy L.
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    Called to Preach
    Yopp, Phyllis
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    Customs and Practices of an Appalachian Missionary Baptist Church
    King, Judy G.
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    Folk Culture in the African-American Baptist Church
    Brown, Tia
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    Folklore from the Dublin Church of God
    Barrow, Christine
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    God's Chosen People
    Puchnot, Suzanne
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    Humor and Mischief in the Church
    Slate, Mitone
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    Jewell Ridge: Family, Religion, Work and Will
    Culler, Angela Christine
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    Life of Charlie Baker, The
    Baker, Donette
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    Mennonites in the Shenandoah Valley
    Moore, Jenny
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    Old German Baptist Brethren of Lindside, West Virginia, The
    Pollard, Roger G.
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    Old Time Religion, The: Two Oral Histories
    Gibson, Roy L.
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    Praise and Worship of Our Creator: Churches in the Appalachian Region
    Brown, Amanda
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    Primitive Baptist Church, The
    Webb, Keith
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    Reflections on a Mountain Missionary
    Hamilton, Evelyn
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    Religious and Spiritual Verse: Appalachian Poetry
    Salaita, Steven
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    Remarkable Life of Samual Robinson Hurley, The
    Thompson, Jim
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    Shall I Wash Your Feet?
    Vaughan, Angela Dawn
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    Stories of Mormon Missionaries
    Turner, Amy E.
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    Tradition of Music in Three Distinct Appalachian Churches, The
    Spicer, Samantha
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    "Moving On:  The Taylor History of Frontier Life and Frontier Religion"
    Erik C. Taylor