Collections

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This collection contains audiovisual media and photographic documentation of American Festival Project performances by partner organizations. It also includes paper epheme...
This collection consists of the institutional materials related to the various projects and programs of Appalshop. For example, meeting notes, project proposals, annual aud...
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Contains two films shot and edited by Carl Zody, an Indiana native who was the Superintendent of Pine Mountain State Park from the 1930s to early 1940s. One film documents ...
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Includes a eight-legged rocking chair whose construction is documented in the Appalshop film Hand Carved, a photo negative collection of images taken by Cornett, and moving...
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Local cultural heritage materials collected from the residents of Letcher County as part of Appalshop's NEH Common Heritage project.
This collection is comprised of 52 microcassettes and regular audiocassettes of oral histories focusing on the black experience in coal camps. The tapes date from early 198...
The June Appal Recordings Collection includes the master tapes of over 70 releases of traditional and contemporary mountain music from 19...
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The Kristen Mendenhall collection, circa 1971, contains black and white photographic images of rural activists, artisans, and residents at home in rural Kentucky a...
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Volumes 1 through 5 of the quarterly literary magazine published by Appalshop.
Contains material related to the 35-minute black and white documentary Nimrod Workman: To Fit My Own Category, a 1975 release directed by Scott Faulkner and Anthony Slone. ...
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The Roadside Theater collection contains more than 200 drafts of original play scripts; audio, video, print, and photographic documentation of the plays’ production process...
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The recordings in this collection represent Seedtime on the Cumberland Festival live performances that have been preserved with a grant from the GRAMMY Foundation.
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This collection is in the process of being scanned and preserved. More images will be uploaded as they become available. Although the majority of the collection is compris...
WMMT’s archival materials document the work of Appalachia's only community-based public radio station, including approximately 25 years of interviews, tapes of news events,...
Youth Bored is the unifying name given to an underground music and youth culture movement that has been active in rural eastern Kentucky since c.1999. With its roots in pun...