History of Appalshop
American Festival Project Collection
This collection contains audiovisual media and photographic documentation of American Festival Project performances by partner organizations. It also includes paper epheme...
Appalshop Films collection, 1969-2015
Appalshop Institutional Records Collection
This collection consists of the institutional materials related to the various projects and programs of Appalshop. For example, meeting notes, project proposals, annual aud...
Carl Zody Film Collection
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 ...
Chester Cornett collection
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...
Common Heritage Project Collection
Local cultural heritage materials collected from the residents of Letcher County as part of Appalshop's NEH Common Heritage project.
John Parrott Home Movie Collection
John Verburg Coal Camp Oral History Collection
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...
June Appal collection
June Appal Recordings Collection
includes the master tapes of over 70 releases of traditional and contemporary mountain music from 19...
Kristen Mendenhall Photography Collection
Kristen Mendenhall collection
, circa 1971, contains black and white photographic images of rural activists, artisans, and residents at home in rural Kentucky a...
Mountain Community Television Collection, 1972-1978
Mountain Eagle/Tom and Pat Gish Archive Collection
Mountain Review Collection, 1974-1981
Volumes 1 through 5 of the quarterly literary magazine published by Appalshop.
Nimrod Workman: To Fit My Own Category collection
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. ...
Red Fox/Second Hangin' collection
Roadside Theater collection, 1975-2005
The Roadside Theater collection contains more than 200 drafts of original play scripts; audio, video, print, and photographic documentation of the plays’ production process...
Seedtime on the Cumberland Festival collection
Seedtime On The Cumberland Festival Live Recordings, 1987-2000 (audio)
The recordings in this collection represent Seedtime on the Cumberland Festival live performances that have been preserved with a grant from the GRAMMY Foundation.
Strangers and Kin: A History of the Hillbilly Image collection
Stripmining in Appalachia materials
Tell Me a Story, Sing Me a Song materials
The Appalshop Show collection
The Struggle of Coon Branch Mountain collection
The United Mine Workers of America 1970: A House Divided collection
Whitesburg Epic collection
William R. "Pictureman" Mullins photography Collection, c. 1935 - 1955
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-FM collection, 1985-2005
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,...
Woodrow Cornett: Letcher County Butcher collection
Youth Bored Music and Art Collection
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...