Implementing Appalachian Traditions: Education at Belview and Floyd

Categories
Appalachian Collections > Appalachian Folklife Archive
Subject
Appalachia
Oral histories--Appalachia
Folklore--Appalachia
Education.
Teaching.
Creator
Rash, Monica
Martin, Thomas
Slusher, Alice
Type
text and audio
Coverage - Temporal
1998
Date
1998-12-01
2020-10-07
Identifier
199.446.15.pdf
Language
english
Publisher
Appalachian Regional and Rural Studies Center. Radford University
Archives & Special Collections. McConnell Library. Radford University
Description
In this project, Monica Rash interviewed a teacher and an administrator from two local schools to find out how Appalachian culture and traditions of the region were implemented into schools and into the teaching process. This is among projects created by students enrolled in English 446 (initially English 452), “Appalachian Folklore,” 1981-2019, and in graduate level counterparts English 548 and 648 “Appalachian Folk Culture(s)” offered 17 fall semesters between 1987 and 2009. Minimally contain collector’s introduction and analysis, transcribed informant interviews, and excerpted and labeled examples of oral, customary, and/or material folklore/folklife collected primarily within the Appalachian region. Most include also tables of contents, informant information, indexes (outlines) of interviews, photographs, miscellaneous paper items, and indexes of informants, genres, and geographic locations. Accompanying audio recordings (several minutes to 2+ hours). Transferred to McConnell Library Archives & Special Collections from Appalachian Regional and Rural Studies Center, Fall 2013.
Rights
All rights are reserved by the original creators and their informants, excepting those expressly provided in a permission form on file in the Archives offices. Content is available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that proper citation is used (e.g. McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections, Radford University, Radford, VA). Any commercial use of the materials, without the written permission of Radford University, is strictly prohibited. Please refer to the McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections website for more information.