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Es-Sen-Tial, Lyn A. Govette 2017 East Tennessee State University

Es-Sen-Tial, Lyn A. Govette

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This thesis is in support of the exhibition entitled ES-SEN-TIAL on display in Tipton Gallery located in Downtown Johnson City from February 27, 2017 to March 10, 2017.

The exhibition is a presentation in fiber medium of the human impact on the landscape, specifically using the extractive industry of coal mining as example. This is accomplished through the use of digital imagery printed on textiles, hand and machine embroidery, and surface design techniques of dyeing and layering. This body of work reflects the artist’s interest in art activism and the utilization of photography, fiber arts, ideas and techniques, as ...


County Histories Of Eastern Kentucky, Works Progress Administration, Kentucky Federal Writers Project, Other authors 2017 Morehead State University

County Histories Of Eastern Kentucky, Works Progress Administration, Kentucky Federal Writers Project, Other Authors

Manuscript Collection Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


Initiating Research On Igniting Fires In The Blue Ridge Mountains During The Autumn 2016 Conflagration, Cynthia Twyford Fowler, Cynthia Fowler 2017 Wofford College

Initiating Research On Igniting Fires In The Blue Ridge Mountains During The Autumn 2016 Conflagration, Cynthia Twyford Fowler, Cynthia Fowler

Faculty Scholarship

An unprecedented moment in the fire ecology of the Blue Ridge Mountains occurred in Autumn 2016 when severe drought, frequent anthropogenic ignitions, and seasonality in disturbed deciduous forests fueled widespread burning. As the wildfires burned, wildland firefighters from around the U.S. temporarily moved into the region to assist local land managers. As wildfire risks increased and air quality decreased, local residents became increasingly interested in fire ecology. The community shifted continuously as wildfires were extinguished, wildland firefighters returned home, and local residents disengaged. In conducting research during the conflagration, obtaining consent from community members varied depending on whether or ...


Trout Fishing In The Smokies And The Blue Ridge, 1880-Present: How-To, History, And Habitat, Nathaniel Cole Skaggs 2017 East Tennessee State University

Trout Fishing In The Smokies And The Blue Ridge, 1880-Present: How-To, History, And Habitat, Nathaniel Cole Skaggs

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This study focuses on trout fishing in the Great Smoky Mountains and the Blue Ridge Mountains from 1880 to 2017. I begin with a collection of personal narratives of fly-fishing in Tennessee to portray the allure of southern Appalachia trout fishing. I then describe the transition from native Cherokee fishing practices to sport fishing in the Smokies and the Blue Ridge by 1880. I explore a brief history of the National Parks and the United States Forest Service during the early 1900s, and address European fly-fishing influences in the United States during the twentieth century. I examine the habitats of ...


The Perceptions Of Success Of Latino Nursing School Graduates In The Appalachian Region Of The United States, Barbara M. Rauscher 2017 East Tennessee State University

The Perceptions Of Success Of Latino Nursing School Graduates In The Appalachian Region Of The United States, Barbara M. Rauscher

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This qualitative narrative descriptive study focused on nine successful Latino nursing school graduates. Five participants were interviewed twice and four participants were interviewed once for a total of fourteen interviews. Participants and their families immigrated from Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, and Mexico. Participants attended school in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

Interviews revealed themes of Familism, Empowerment, and Perseverance. Familism was an overriding theme throughout each of the interviews. Participants described family as being their greatest support. They discussed sacrifices made by their families which assisted them in being successful. In addition, they also shared their willingness to make ...


Progressive Education In Appalachia: East Tennessee State Normal School And Appalachian State Normal School, Holly Heacock 2017 East Tennessee State University

Progressive Education In Appalachia: East Tennessee State Normal School And Appalachian State Normal School, Holly Heacock

Undergraduate Honors Theses

In this thesis, I am examining how East Tennessee State Normal School in East Tennessee and Appalachian State Normal School in Western North Carolina interpreted progressive education differently in their states. This difference is that East Tennessee State began as a state funded school to educate future teachers therefore their school and their curriculum was more rounded and set to a structured schedule. Appalachian State Normal School was initially founded to educate the uneducated in the “lost provinces” therefore, curriculum was even more progressive than East Tennessee State’s – based strongly on the practices of farming, woodworking, and other practical ...


An Impossible Standard: The Virgin Mary And The Construction Of Southern Womanhood, Dean Symmonds 2017 Hollins University

An Impossible Standard: The Virgin Mary And The Construction Of Southern Womanhood, Dean Symmonds

Undergraduate Research Awards

This paper examines Southern literature about white women in its religious and cultural contexts to illuminate the deeply embedded connections between the figure of the Virgin Mary and the archetypes of the white Southern Belle and Dixie Madonna, and reveal both a complex web of cultural constructions designed to control, critique, and constrain Southern women, and how women use those constructions to free themselves.


Vogedes, Glenn A. (Fa 1018), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2017 Western Kentucky University

Vogedes, Glenn A. (Fa 1018), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1018. Folk studies student project titled: “The Dulcimer of Southern Appalachia,” which includes descriptions of dulcimer making in Knott and Letcher counties in Kentucky, Watauga County, North Carolina, and Franklin and Putnam counties in Tennessee. Sheets may include a brief description of belief, informant’s name, and motif index number.


Benjamin Coleman Stamper Papers, Benjamin Coleman Stamper, Peyton Buckner Byrne, George W. Hall 2017 Morehead State University

Benjamin Coleman Stamper Papers, Benjamin Coleman Stamper, Peyton Buckner Byrne, George W. Hall

Manuscript Collection Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


1821 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church 2017 Asbury Theological Seminary

1821 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church

Journal of Kentucky Annual Conference

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1834 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church 2017 Asbury Theological Seminary

1834 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church

Journal of Kentucky Annual Conference

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1832 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church 2017 Asbury Theological Seminary

1832 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church

Journal of Kentucky Annual Conference

No abstract provided.


1838 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church 2017 Asbury Theological Seminary

1838 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church

Journal of Kentucky Annual Conference

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1823 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church 2017 Asbury Theological Seminary

1823 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church

Journal of Kentucky Annual Conference

No abstract provided.


1829 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church 2017 Asbury Theological Seminary

1829 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church

Journal of Kentucky Annual Conference

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1825 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church 2017 Asbury Theological Seminary

1825 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church

Journal of Kentucky Annual Conference

No abstract provided.


1824 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church 2017 Asbury Theological Seminary

1824 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church

Journal of Kentucky Annual Conference

No abstract provided.


1822 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church 2017 Asbury Theological Seminary

1822 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church

Journal of Kentucky Annual Conference

No abstract provided.


1835 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church 2017 Asbury Theological Seminary

1835 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church

Journal of Kentucky Annual Conference

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1827 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church 2017 Asbury Theological Seminary

1827 Journal Of Kentucky Annual Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church

Journal of Kentucky Annual Conference

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