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Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence : In Our Collection-x

Books on Race in Appalachia

Appalachians and Race: the mountain South from slavery to segregation / edited by John C. Inscoe

E185.912 .A67 2001 

Red, white, black & blue : a dual memoir of race and class in Appalachia / William M. Drennen, Jr. and Kojo (William T.) Jones, Jr.; edited by Dolores M. Johnson.

 F249.C4 D74 2004

Folk Songs and Sheet Music

For those interested in folk songs or the use of Appalachian instruments in performance, here is a selection of volumes containing music scores.

Glow ree bee: Traditional Black spirituals arranged for unchanged voices and Orff instruments/ Shirley W McRae

Circulating Collection, 3rd floor

M2198.M33 G56

Angel at the door: Southern folksongs : voices and Orff instruments / Shirley W. McRae

Oversize book in Quarto Collection, 3rd floor

 MT810.M35 A5

Ballads, folk songs & folk tales from West Virginia.

Musick, Ruth Ann.

Scarborough Library Special Collections--West Virginia Collection. Library use. Retrieved by staff

M1629.M966 B3


Books on Modern American Language and Poetry

Appalachia in the classroom: teaching the region / edited by Theresa L. Burriss and Patricia M. Gantt

Circulating Collection, 3rd floor

F106 .A575 2013


Talking Appalachian : Voice, Identity, and Community / edited by Amy D. Clark and Nancy M. Hayward

Circulating Collection, 3rd floor

PE2970.A6 T35 2013


Spirit & flame: an anthology of contemporary African American poetry / edited by Keith Gilyard.

Circulating collection, 3rd floor

PS591.N4 S65 1997