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Archives and Manuscript Repositories in West Virginia(134 clicks)
Library of Congress supplies links.Coal Miners and Their Communities in Southern Appalachia, 1925-1941(99 clicks)
By Rhonda Janney Coleman.
VOLUME XV, NO. 2
April, 2001John McCaffary and the Abolition of Capital Punishment in Wisconsin(103 clicks)
"John McCaffary and the Abolition of Capital Punishment in Wisconsin:A Collection of Historical
Accounts Actual historical documents and accounts of the events surrounding the abolition of the
death penalty in Wisconsin ."Journey Up Coal River(133 clicks)
Promoting a Cultural Odyssey of the Mountains(116 clicks)
"http://www.AppalachianPower.com, a site devoted to understanding
Appalachian culture and values and passing on the heritage to the students
today. The site has numerous first-person interviews with the Scots-Irish
settlers and other immigrants who have struggled through coal mine
tragedies, union wars, floods, and industrialization and
de-industrialization to help form the modern Appalachia. It has
prescriptions for reform, celebrations of things that are worth preserving
in the modern world, and paints a unique portrait of mountain people in
their own words.
Raid on Hsrper's Ferry(96 clicks)
videoWest Virginia and Regional History(131 clicks)
PhotosWest Virginia Divsion of Culture and History(101 clicks)
Well-designed siteWest Virginia History: A Bibliography and Guide to Research(123 clicks)
"The following links connect to chapters scanned from an out of print book published by the West Virginia University Press in 1981." PDF format.