Clinchco: Story of a Mining Town materials, c.1982

Sub-Series ap.afc.05.07

14 Audio tapes
170 Slides
47 Audio cassettes
4 Photo prints
1 Boxes
Part of: Appalshop Films Collection, 1969-2015 > Series V. Appalshop Films, 1978-1983 > Clinchco: Story of a Mining Town materials, c.1982
Scope and Contents
Contains material related to the black and white documentary Clinchco: Story of a Mining Town, a 1982 release.  Originally produced as a slideshow, this film chronicles an integrated company-controlled coal camp in Clinchco, Virginia.  It examines the history of black and white settlement and union organizing at the camp and looks at contemporary conditions.  Included are interviews with retired miners and their families and photographs from family albums.  Subjects include Appalachian African Americans, race relations, coal company towns, labor history, urban development, and social conditions in the Appalachian region.