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SUBJECT GUIDE: WOMEN
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Includes correspondence, scrapbook, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other printed matter related to the work of this early temperance movement leader and missionary.
Contains an autobiographical fragment written by Armstrong, author of This Day and Time, reflecting her early life in Knoxville, Tenn., 1885-1902.
Contains newspapers clippings, class record books, and photographs related to Beeson's career as a member of the original faculty at East Tennessee State University, along with photographs and a diary of a 1913 European trip.
Contains newspaper clippings, correspondence, postcards, photographs, poems, essays, and other memorabilia reflecting Brewer's life and career, including stints as a teacher and a civilian hostess at Camp Forrest, Tennessee during World War II.
Consists of records documenting the operations of this organization seeking to promote improved working conditions and hiring practices for women coal miners, including correspondence, reports, handbooks, photographs, clippings, financial records, grant proposals, and other matter.
Includes correspondence, financial records, and publications related to the organization's efforts to foster nursing care in the region.
Includes correspondence, minutes, papers, grant applications, publications, photographs, and recordings documenting the efforts of the council to promote the needs of women in the Appalachian region.
Consists of photocopies of two handwritten diaries (plus transcriptions) kept by Fain, a Sullivan Co., Tenn. resident, between 1863-98. The diaries provide insightful accounts of daily life in the area.
Consists of photocopies of a diary written by Mary Louise Pearre (1863-64) of Williamson Co., Tenn., and letters received from her fianc, John Hall Hamilton (1861-65).
Consists of photographs documenting Hilbert's career (1936-70) as an early East Tennessee aviator and businesswoman, operating Appalachian Flying Service with her husband, Louis Hilbert.
Consists of a ledger (1895-99) containing the minutes of the temperance group, newspaper clippings, and its' constitution.
Papers of this Johnson City, Tenn. native includes recordings and transcriptions of interviews conducted with women coal miners, as well as correspondence and photographs.
Includes correspondence, writings, photographs, and other materials documenting Rasmussen's interests in contemporary Appalachian life and culture, particularly as it relates to the Appalachian coal fields.
Contains correspondence, recordings, photographs, scrapbooks, and other material documenting Rostan's work with the Coal Employment Project, with other grassroots organizations, and her union-organizing activities.
Consists of music by and interviews with early country music performers Hazel Dickens, Wilma Lee Cooper, Patsy Montana, Ola Belle Reed, Matokie Slaughter, Martha Carson, the Carter Family, Etta Baker, Jean Ritchie, Phyllis Marks, Ramona Jones, the Powers Family, and the Girls of the Golden West.
Circut Court records include divorce, adultery, and rape cases. Chancery Court records include divorce, estate settlements, and wills. Records date from 1801-1934.
Ballard, Sandra L. Listen here: women writing in Appalachia. PS554.L57 2003
Barney, Sandra. Authorized to heal: gender, class, and the transformation of medicine in Appalachia, 1880-1930. R692.B67 2000
Bean, Heather Ann Ackley. Women, music, and faith in central Appalachia. BT160.B36 2001
Bush, Florence Cope. Dorie, woman of the mountains. CT275.C777 B87 1992
Coles, Robert. Women of crisis: lives of struggle and hope. 1989. HQ1412.C64
Dunaway, Wilma A. Women, work, and family in the antebellum mountain South. HQ1438.A55 D85 2008
Dyer, Joyce. Bloodroot: reflections on place by Appalachian women writers. PS286.A6 B57 1998
Engelhardt, Elizabeth S. D. Beyond hill and hollow: original readings in Appalachian Womens studies. HQ1438.A13 B48 2005
Engelhardt, Elizabeth S. D. The tangled roots of feminism, environmentalism, and Appalachian literature. PS286.A6 E54 2003
Evans, Carol Jo. Then and now: the women of Englewood's Textile Mills. 1993. HD6073.T42
Fiene, Judith Ivy. The social reality of a group of rural, low-status, Appalachian women. HQ1438.T2 F54 1993
Garrison, Memphis Tennessee. Memphis Tennessee Garrison: the remarkable story of a Black Appalachian woman. F247.M2 G375 2001
Kahn, Kathy. Hillbilly women. 1980. HQ1438.A13 K33
Lewis, Helen Mathews. Mountain sisters: from convent to community in Appalachia. BV4420.L48 2003
Maggard, Sally Ward. Eastern Kentucky women on strike: a study of gender, class, and political action in the 1970s. HD6079.2.U52 K4 1988a
Moore, Marat. Women in the mines: stories of life and work. HD6073.M6152 U65 1996
Norris, Randall. Women of coal. 1996. HD6073.M6152 U66 1996
O'Sullivan, Judith. Workers and allies: female participation in the American trade union movement, 1824-1976. 1975. HD6079.2.U5 O85
Page, Linda G. Aunt Arie: a Foxfire portrait. 1983. F262.M2 C37
Seitz, Virginia Rinaldo. Women, development, and communities for empowerment in Appalachia. HQ1438.A127 S45 1995
Sohn, Katherine Kelleher. Whistlin and crowin women of Appalachia: literacy practices since college. LC152.K4 S66 2006
Tallichet, Suzanne E. Daughters of the mountain: women coal miners in central Appalachia. HD6073.M62 U68 2006
Taylor, A. Elizabeth. The woman suffrage movement in Tennessee. 1978. JK1911.T2 T36
Walker, Melissa. "All we knew was to farm": gender, class, race, and change among East Tennessee farm women, 1920-1941. HD6073.A292b U73 1996a
Wilson, Kathleen Curtis. Textile art from southern Appalachia: the quiet work of women. TT699 .W55 2001