Appalachian Genesis materials, c.1971

Sub-Series ap.afc.02.01

Extent
30 Film containers
4 Audio tapes
4 Video tapes
5 Photo prints
3 Folders
Part of: Appalshop Films Collection, 1969-2015 > Series II. Appalachian Film Workshop, 1971-1972 > Appalachian Genesis materials, c.1971
Scope and Contents
Contains materials related to the color documentary Appalachian Genesis, a 1971 release. The film contains interviews with Appalachian youth about the local coal mining industry, educational system, lack of job opportunities and health care, politics and poverty. Subjects include economic conditions, rural youth, and coal mining. This collection consists of audiovisual production elements, photographic production stills, and unprocessed paper materials including an early treatement, film transcript, study guide, clippings, correspondance, and educator reviews.
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Related Work
Appalachian Genesis
Related Place
Letcher County, KY (is location of)