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Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence : Web Resources and Multimedia-2014

Web Resources: Appalachia: Culture and Linguistics

Appalachia: The Region and its People

CSEGA: Marshall University's Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia

Appalachian Region Commission: government commission on Appalachia

Appalachian Trail Conservancy: home page of the Appalachian Trail group that creates the Foxfire books


The Dialect of the Appalachian People: online article from West Virginia History

Southern Appalachian English: website from the University of South Carolina on and about Appalachian English; check out the bibliography!

DARE Language Distribution Maps: in color, these are the "regions" of American English as compiled in the Dictionary of American English; here, also is a list of linguistic regions each state is part of.

News Broadcast of Sputnik Launch

 YouTube video of a CBS Special Report on October 6,1957, uploaded by MrDanBeaumont, an archivist of the history of space exploration.

A Spoken Story

YouTube video of storyteller Linda Goodman. The presenter of the video, CCRL, is the Central Rappahannock Regional Library, which serves Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Stafford and Westmoreland, VA.

Web Resources: Astronomy, Space and Space Flight

NASA: National Aeronatics and Space Administration (US)

ESA: European Space Agency


Space Museums

National Air and Space Museum

San Diego Air and Space Museum



Constellation Maps from Jim Kaler's STARS

Stars and Constellations links from the University of Wisconsin-Madison