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October 1908: Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia

Elizabeth McCutchen Williams

in Appalachian Travels

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780813136448
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780813141404 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813136448.003.0002
October 1908: Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia

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Under the auspices of the Russell Sage Foundation, the Campbells outfitted a wagon to travel through the Southern Appalachians in order to discover the true nature of educational, economic, and social conditions in the region. Along the way, Olive Campbell was captivated by the ballads and native crafts she encountered.

Keywords: Russell Sage Foundation; Mountain Schools - public, private, and denominational; English folk ballads; Mountain Handicrafts

Chapter.  8395 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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