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Inez Humphrey Papers, Inez Humphrey 2015 Morehead State University

Inez Humphrey Papers, Inez Humphrey

Manuscript Collections

MS031-2015


Margret Lampton Letters, Margret Lampton 2015 Morehead State University

Margret Lampton Letters, Margret Lampton

Manuscript Collections

MS035-2015


Ottie Lawrence Nickell Collection, Ottie Lawrence Nickell 2015 Morehead State University

Ottie Lawrence Nickell Collection, Ottie Lawrence Nickell

Manuscript Collections

MS032-2015


History Of The Organization Of The Methodist Episcopal Church, South: Comprehending All The Official Proceedings Of The General Conference; The Southern Annual Conferences, And The General Convention; With Such Other Matters As Are Necessary To A Right Understanding Of The Case, Methodist Episcopal Church, South 2015 Asbury Theological Seminary

History Of The Organization Of The Methodist Episcopal Church, South: Comprehending All The Official Proceedings Of The General Conference; The Southern Annual Conferences, And The General Convention; With Such Other Matters As Are Necessary To A Right Understanding Of The Case, Methodist Episcopal Church, South

Books

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Et Cetera, Marshall University 2015 Marshall University

Et Cetera, Marshall University

Et Cetera

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Hymn Lining: A Black Church Tradition With Roots In Europe, Cheryl A. Sampson 2015 The College at Brockport

Hymn Lining: A Black Church Tradition With Roots In Europe, Cheryl A. Sampson

The Spectrum: A Scholars Day Journal

This paper attempts to explore the history of the sacred form of singing known as hymn-lining and to contribute to the debate surrounding its origin and influences on American music. Until recently, the segregation of our churches after emancipation made it very easy to forget that a tradition of the Black church was also a part of White churches as well. Hymn-lining was originally brought to Christians by Protestant churches in England to the colonies as early as the 16th century. At the same time, this sacred music form was also brought to Scotland. What is heard today in ...


The Effects Of A New Method Of Instruction On The Perceptions Of Appalachian English, Michelle L. Compton 2015 University of Kentucky

The Effects Of A New Method Of Instruction On The Perceptions Of Appalachian English, Michelle L. Compton

Theses and Dissertations--Linguistics

This paper evaluates whether students’ perceptions of Appalachian English improve through a method of instruction that uses dialect literature in the classroom. Most existing methods of instruction tend to portray dialects as wrong, incorrect, or in some way less rule-governed than Standardized English, despite the numerous studies that have demonstrated otherwise (e.g., Labov 1969, Wolfram 1986). The data from this study derives from two groups of students enrolled in introductory composition and communication at the University of Kentucky. Each group is given a pre-test to determine attitudes toward Appalachian English and Standardized English. An experimental group is then exposed ...


Book Review Of Stephen Wade: The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings And The American Experience, Ted Olson 2015 East Tennessee State University

Book Review Of Stephen Wade: The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings And The American Experience, Ted Olson

ETSU Faculty Works

Stephen Wade: The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience


Unexpected Zeus, Adam Lambert 2015 University of Montana - Missoula

Unexpected Zeus, Adam Lambert

Graduate Student Theses, Dissertations, & Professional Papers

No abstract provided.


0829: John Mckernan Collection, Marshall University Special Collections 2015 Marshall University

0829: John Mckernan Collection, Marshall University Special Collections

Guides to Manuscript Collections

The John McKernan Collection contains mostly published materials that John McKernan collected related to his own poetry. There are a limited number of non-McKernan publications that he saved.


Recording Review Of Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection, Ted Olson 2015 East Tennessee State University

Recording Review Of Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection, Ted Olson

ETSU Faculty Works

Review of Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection


Under The Shadow Of The Awful Gallows-Tree: The 1866 And 1868 Murder Trials Of Thomas Dula And Ann Melton As A Case Study In Gender And Power In Reconstruction Era Western North Carolina, Heather L. Miller 2014 East Tennessee State University

Under The Shadow Of The Awful Gallows-Tree: The 1866 And 1868 Murder Trials Of Thomas Dula And Ann Melton As A Case Study In Gender And Power In Reconstruction Era Western North Carolina, Heather L. Miller

Heather L. Miller

This thesis seeks to build on scholarship done by historians of social and cultural history by exploring how the murder narrative was treated and evolved in popular discourse surrounding the time of the murder, the murder trials, Dula’s execution in May 1868, and Melton’s acquittal later that year. This is a micro-history that explores everyday life on a small scale by tracing the common, if elusive lives of Thomas Dula, Ann Melton, and Laura Foster, and the communities they lived in, to explore the culture in which they lived—and died. Two suspects were involved in Foster’s ...


John Brown Fee Book, John Brown 2014 Morehead State University

John Brown Fee Book, John Brown

Manuscript Collections

No abstract provided.


Handling Authenticity: A Discourse Analysis Of Interviews With Signs-Following Preachers, Chelsie M. Dubay 2014 East Tennessee State University

Handling Authenticity: A Discourse Analysis Of Interviews With Signs-Following Preachers, Chelsie M. Dubay

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The National Geographic Channel’s miniseries “Snake Salvation” resurrected a vested interest with the heavily documented practices of signs-following believers in central Appalachia. The current body of scholarship surrounding these congregations focuses mostly on oral history narratives and explanations of religious fundamentalism; a critical analysis of the discourse shared by these congregation members is noticeably absent.

This thesis explores selected interviews with George Hensley, Andrew Hamblin, Jamie Coots, and Alfred Ball through the interdisciplinary application of discourse analysis paired with social disclosure theory to unveil the underlying struggles with power and personal beliefs expressed by each pastor. The research performed ...


Eating In Opposition: Strategies Of Resistance Through Food In The Lives Of Rural Andean And Appalachian Mountain Women, Veronica A. Limeberry 2014 East Tennessee State University

Eating In Opposition: Strategies Of Resistance Through Food In The Lives Of Rural Andean And Appalachian Mountain Women, Veronica A. Limeberry

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This thesis examines ways in which rural mountain women of Andean Peru and southern Appalachia use their lived histories and food knowledge in ways that counter Cartesian epistemologies regarding national and international food systems. Using women’s fiction and cookbooks, this thesis examines how voice and narrative reclaim women’s spaces within food landscapes. Further, this thesis examines women’s non-profits and grassroots organizations to illustrate the ways in which rural mountain women expand upon their lived histories in ways that contribute to tangible solutions to poverty and hunger in rural mountainous communities. The primary objective of this thesis is ...


A Magical Country : Stories From Appalachia., James Eric Leary 1977- 2014 University of Louisville

A Magical Country : Stories From Appalachia., James Eric Leary 1977-

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Fairy tales and other forms of fantastic literature have fascinated children and adults for generations. The scholarship on these types of works indicate that many find their folkloric origins in oral storytelling, and those roots may be quite ancient. However, some of the earliest examples of recorded literature capture stories of magic and fantasy. The interplay between the oral and literary form remains a significant area of study and development for folk literature, and new artistic productions, termed variants in the scholarship, continue to appear frequently in contemporary American culture. The criticism and creative work presented here add to the ...


Morehead Raises Tuition 4.9 Percent - President Given Hefty Raise, Extension, Linda Blackford 2014 Lexington Herald-Leader

Morehead Raises Tuition 4.9 Percent - President Given Hefty Raise, Extension, Linda Blackford

Morehead State College Histories

No abstract provided.


Ron Rash’S Serena: A Novel (2008): Dramatizing The Industrial Logging Of The Appalachian Forest, And The Continuing Debate Between Laissez Faire Capitalists And Proponents Of Government, Michael Deel 2014 East Tennessee State University

Ron Rash’S Serena: A Novel (2008): Dramatizing The Industrial Logging Of The Appalachian Forest, And The Continuing Debate Between Laissez Faire Capitalists And Proponents Of Government, Michael Deel

Undergraduate Honors Theses

In this thesis, the author gives a summary of Ron Rash’s 2008 novel, Serena, and discusses the history behind the novel and the time period that the novel was set in. This thesis discusses the socioeconomic struggles of the Gilded Age, and the role of government intervention in the economy and everyday life during the Reformation Era under Theodore Roosevelt, and the implementation of the National Park Service. The thesis goes on to mention why the Smoky Mountain National Park is especially important, for its natural uniqueness and the important precedent the formation of the park represents in the ...


Coasters, Cotton Candy, And Christ: Tracing The Function Of Faith And Fun In Dollywood, Tennessee, Blaire Sheppard Hamilton 2014 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Coasters, Cotton Candy, And Christ: Tracing The Function Of Faith And Fun In Dollywood, Tennessee, Blaire Sheppard Hamilton

Chancellor’s Honors Program Projects

No abstract provided.


"They Cannot Catch Guerrillas In The Mountains Any More Than A Cow Can Catch Fleas": Guerrilla Warfare In Western Virginia, 1861-1865, Karissa Marken 2014 Liberty University

"They Cannot Catch Guerrillas In The Mountains Any More Than A Cow Can Catch Fleas": Guerrilla Warfare In Western Virginia, 1861-1865, Karissa Marken

Masters Theses

The American Civil War unleashed great violence and chaos in the western mountains of Virginia. The guerrilla warfare there between Unionists and secessionists remained bitter throughout the war. No historical study has considered the entirety of pre-war western Virginia during the time it underwent a unique civil war within the context of the national struggle from 1861-1865. This study supports findings from studies of other areas of Appalachia that seek to explain the prevalence of such conflict in the mountains, challenges the myth of a Union Appalachia during the war, offers the backdrop for the political wrangling on both state ...


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