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“You Can’T Put A Price On Something That’S Not For Sale”: Eminent Domain In St. Paul, Virginia (1970 - 1985), Evan Couch 2018 East Tennessee State University

“You Can’T Put A Price On Something That’S Not For Sale”: Eminent Domain In St. Paul, Virginia (1970 - 1985), Evan Couch

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The St. Paul Redevelopment Project was unique and touted as the first-of-its-kind to feature cooperation from all three levels of government. Several government agencies helped St. Paul accomplish an “impossible dream,” spending an estimated thirty million dollars to rechannel the Clinch River in the 1970s and 1980s. The small town of 1,000 residentsrelocated 100 families from South St. Paul to carry out the project, much to the dismay of many of the residents. A primary factor in enforcing the power of eminent domain in the St. Paul Redevelopment Project was the idea of “progress,” a commonality of many redevelopment ...


Helen Price Stacy Papers, Helen Price Stacy 2018 Morehead State University

Helen Price Stacy Papers, Helen Price Stacy

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Mallie Cody Turner Collection, Mallie C. Turner 2017 Morehead State University

Mallie Cody Turner Collection, Mallie C. Turner

Manuscript Collection Finding Aids

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Recording Review Of Georgia Yellow Hammers & Associates, Ted Olson 2017 East Tennessee State University

Recording Review Of Georgia Yellow Hammers & Associates, Ted Olson

ETSU Faculty Works

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A Real Rock Star, Mike James 2017 Ashland Daily Independent

A Real Rock Star, Mike James

Indian Head Rock Project

An article published in Ashland Daily Independent discussing the documentary film on the Indian Head Rock by Steve Middleton from November 2, 2017.


Historic Huntington Businesses: The Birth Of Huntington, W.Va. 1871-1900, Jack L. Dickinson, Alison K. Summer-Ramirez 2017 Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va.

Historic Huntington Businesses: The Birth Of Huntington, W.Va. 1871-1900, Jack L. Dickinson, Alison K. Summer-Ramirez

Jack L Dickinson

In the post-Civil War period of 1871 to 1900 the newly formed city of Huntington boomed in population and industry. Both immigrants and migrants alike flocked to the growing city which offered not only a fresh start and job opportunities but also educational opportunities such as the local Marshall College. This city’s strategic placement was ideal in that not only was it the halfway point between Pittsburgh and Cincinnati, but it was also connected to the rest of the country by the growing railroad and the great Ohio River. These factors allowed for businesses of every want and need ...


Recording Review Of Folksongs Of Another America: Field Recordings From The Upper Midwest, 1937-1946, Ted Olson 2017 East Tennessee State University

Recording Review Of Folksongs Of Another America: Field Recordings From The Upper Midwest, 1937-1946, Ted Olson

ETSU Faculty Works

When I was a child, my father occasionally sang fragments of a few Swedish and Danish songs he had heard while growing up during the Depression Era in a small Wisconsin town settled mostly by Scandinavian emigrants. Just a generation removed from his parents' arrival to the Upper Midwest from Sweden and Denmark, my father all his life sought to assimilate into the elite culture associated with the Eastern US megalopolis. Yet, while never conversant in his parents' native languages, he sang fragments of songs from those Old World cultures because they were a vital part of who his parents ...


Cave Run Lake Collection, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District. 2017 Morehead State University

Cave Run Lake Collection, United States Army Corps Of Engineers, Louisville District.

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Big Mama And The Uncertain Leap, Kelly A. Dorgan 2017 East Tennessee State University

Big Mama And The Uncertain Leap, Kelly A. Dorgan

ETSU Faculty Works

Excerpt:I live in a place that evokes fear, a place deformed by layers and layers of pulse-racing images, of intoxicating whiskey-dark stories.


A Rock The Refuses To Be Forgotten, T. Vincent Herman 2017 Portsmouth Daily Times

A Rock The Refuses To Be Forgotten, T. Vincent Herman

Indian Head Rock Project

An article published by Portsmouth Daily Times describing the screening of Steve Middleton's film documentary on Indian Head Rock at the Scioto County Welcome Center in Portsmouth, Ohio on August 26, 2017.


The Story Of Indian Head Rock - Presentation, Portsmouth Community Action Organization, You Know You Are From Portsmouth Ohio If? Facebook History Group 2017 Morehead State University

The Story Of Indian Head Rock - Presentation, Portsmouth Community Action Organization, You Know You Are From Portsmouth Ohio If? Facebook History Group

Indian Head Rock Project

A presentation given prior to the screening of the documentary film "Between the Rock and the Commonwealth" at Portsmouth, Ohio on August 24, 2017.


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 ...


Exploitation Of Land And Labor In Appalachia: The Manipulation Of Men In Ann Pancake's Strange As This Weather Has Been, Britani W. Baker 2017 University of Southern Mississippi

Exploitation Of Land And Labor In Appalachia: The Manipulation Of Men In Ann Pancake's Strange As This Weather Has Been, Britani W. Baker

Master's Theses

Ecofeminism is traditionally interested in the relationship between patriarchal domination of women and nature. Ann Pancake’s novel Strange As this Weather Has Been critiques the way the coal mining industry has affected the Appalachian people and land. The novel reflects natural ecofeminism, which views the connection between women and nature in essentialist terms. This outdated mode of ecofeminism leads to a reinforcement of gender stereotypes and a misrepresentation of the relationship between gender, nature, and culture. This study of Pancake’s novel employs a material ecofeminist approach to both critique and develop the novel’s gender politics. Material ecofeminism ...


Indian Head Rock, Wikipedia 2017 Morehead State University

Indian Head Rock, Wikipedia

Indian Head Rock Project

Article listed on Wikipedia on July 31, 2017.


Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative Interviews, Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative, Chris Green, Gurney Norman, Jim Webb, Pauletta Hansel, Renee Stamper, George Ella Lyon, Richard Hague, Mike Henson, Bob Henry Baber, Pat Arnow 2017 Morehead State University

Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative Interviews, Southern Appalachian Writers Cooperative, Chris Green, Gurney Norman, Jim Webb, Pauletta Hansel, Renee Stamper, George Ella Lyon, Richard Hague, Mike Henson, Bob Henry Baber, Pat Arnow

Manuscript Collection Finding Aids

No abstract provided.


Indian Head Rock Subject Of Independent Film Set For Ket, Ket2, Staff Reporter 2017 Morehead State University

Indian Head Rock Subject Of Independent Film Set For Ket, Ket2, Staff Reporter

Indian Head Rock Project

Article in the Ashland Daily Independent on Steve Middleton's film documentary on the Indian Head Rock published on June 20, 2017.


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.


Rockin' On In Portsmouth, Mark Maynard 2017 Ashland Independent

Rockin' On In Portsmouth, Mark Maynard

Indian Head Rock Project

Article on the Indian Head Rock Festival to be held at Portsmouth, Ohio on July 4, 2008 published in the Ashland Independent on July 2, 2008.


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 ...


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