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Appalachia Legacy Media Collection

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In Folder: Southern Appalachian Collections


"Almost Home" (Appalachian Migrants) WOSU - TV Ohio State University Columbus


"Another America" Forty-Eight Hours - CBS-TV


WYMT-TV (Hazard, KY) response to CBS-TV program "Forty Eight Hours" ["Another America"], 1980 s.


"Lyrics & Legends": TV program narrated by Tristam Coffin and D. K. Wilgus. Performers: Mose Rager, Sammy Walker, Eunice Walker, Nell Walker, Clarence "Tom" Ashley, Maybelle Carter [ca. 1960 s] National Educational Television


Black and white film Old Crafts and New Horizons produced by Allen Eaton [early 1940s]. History of the rural arts revival in Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, and Georgia. Cottage industries documented include the Southern Highland Handicraft Gild, Penland Weavers and Potters, Arrow Craft Shop, Shuttle-Crafters Guild, John C. Campbell Folk School, and Berea College. Also on this DVD, copy of Allen Eaton's color film, Patterns of American Rural Art (12 min.) [post-war 1940s], which more briefly examines many of the same craft communities. (Copy by David Brose from projection.)


"The Hills Resound: The Music of Kentucky" narrated by Merle Travis. Jean Ritchie / Judy Hudson / Edna Ritchie / Floyd Baker / John Jacob Niles / Buell Kazee / George Tucker / Russell Brothers / Bill Williams / John Lozier / Ralph Marcum / Billy Edd Wheeler. TV DOCUMENTARY KET [1970s]


Broad Form Deed Documentary 1987-88: Portrays efforts to resist Deed provisions allowing strip mining. Sidney & Brenda Cornett, Mary Jane Adams, Elizabeth Wooton, Joe Begley, Everett Akers, Beverly May. Produced by Appalshop for the Kentucky Fair Tax Coalition which later became Kentuckians For The Commonwealth.


"Appalachia: Rich Land, Poor People" National Educational Television 1968. Parts 1 & 2 of an in-depth study of the failure of federal programs in the war on poverty in Appalachia--emphasizes the local resistance from middle-class townspeople and industry owners toward those from outside of Appalachia who have come to help the poor.


Depressed Area U.S.A. - CBS-TV Twentieth Century with Walter Cronkite 2-23-1964. Same as Mt 974 D424 1964. Economic and educational problems Appalachia. Interviews of Clay County, Kentucky residents. Effects of unemployment caused by automation and strip coal mining, exhaustion of farm land. Poor public services and educational facilities, Explores why the population of the area is declining although the birth rate is high. Quotes Perley Ayer and Harry Caudill.


The Ravaged Land - 1971 - Describes problems of Appalachian Strip mining. Includes much commentary by Harry Caudill (John Wiley & Sons Film Library)


WHAS Reports - Lonesome Valleys of Kentucky 12-21-61. Includes commentary by Perley Ayer, Council of the Southern Mountains, Leslie County Judge George Wooton and unidentified coal miners from eastern Kentucky. Also fragment of a President John F. Kennedy weekly news conference where he is commenting about Steel industry pricing issues. Brief commentary by CBS newsman Harry Reasoner. (2 inch Quadruplex Original)


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