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Guides for Exploring Appalachia and Appalachian Studies  

Articles, features, projects, and research guides produced by the faculty, staff, and students of the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center at Berea College
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Coverlets in the Appalachian Collections
by Christopher Miller - Last Updated Jul 21, 2014
Ten interesting Appalachian coverlets described by Student Curator Brittney Westbrook in 2006.
119 views this year
Dolly Parton Pinball Machine in the Appalachian Collections
by Christopher Miller - Last Updated Jul 24, 2014
The Appalachian Center's 1979 Dolly Parton pinball machine and its backstory—one Appalachian woman's wrestling with fame, her image, and her mountain identity.
222 views this year
Examples of Hillbilly Stereotypes in Videos
by Christopher Miller - Last Updated Jan 15, 2014
A selection of YouTube videos that use a hillbilly/rural stereotype for laughs or to sell products. Edited by Curatorial Associate Travis Rigg, Summer 2013.
238 views this year
Firearms in the Appalachian Collections
by Christopher Miller - Last Updated Jan 8, 2014
Six selected firearms described by Student Curator Matt Heil in 2013
120 views this year
Forty Years of Appalachian Heritage Literary Quarterly
by Chris Green, Christopher Miller - Last Updated Jul 9, 2013
Highlighted issues of Appalachian Heritage literary quarterly, selected by Editor George Brosi, to celebrate its 40th anniversary in 2013.
79 views this year
Hillbilly Stereotype Objects in the Appalachian Collections
by Christopher Miller - Last Updated Dec 6, 2013
18 Hillbilly Stereotype Artifacts Described by Student Curator Brittney Westbrook in 2006
106 views this year
Made in Appalachia: Beyond Cabins, Crafts, and Coal
by Christopher Miller - Last Updated Aug 8, 2014
Artifacts and their stories, selected from the Appalachian Studies Teaching Collection to explore Appalachian material culture beyond its stereotypical inclusions.
626 views this year
Mountain Dulcimers in the Appalachian Collection
by Christopher Miller - Last Updated Aug 7, 2014
Fourteen dulcimers from the Appalachian Teaching Collection in the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center at Berea College, with information about their makers, based on the exhibit curated by Student Nathan Kouris in 2012.
1,611 views this year
Quilts in the Appalachian Collections
by Christopher Miller - Last Updated Aug 5, 2014
Twelve interesting Appalachian quilts documented by Student Curator Brittney Westbrook, 2005.
111 views this year
Selected Artifacts in the Edna Lynn Simms / East Tennessee Sub-Collection
by Christopher Miller - Last Updated Aug 8, 2014
Artifacts from the Edna Lynn Simms Sub-Collection of the Appalachian Collection at Berea College, collected by Simms near Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 1915-1955. These were selected and described by Student Curator Brittney Westbrook in 2009.
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