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A number of sites reviewed in Appalachian Treasures Gateway no longer function. Their names, descriptors, and ATG topic headings are preserved below.

--Appalachian Americans

http://www.jamardaresources.com/JMDA%20View%20Sample%20CD/WebHelp/applach.htm

This site is no longer available.

This is a sample chapter of a reference work on CD entitled Cultural, Ethnic, and Religious Reference Manual for Health Care Providers - On-Line edition by Janice Dobbins Andrews, RN, MSN, CTN.

Originally listed under Home--Social Environment-- General Health

 

--Appalachian Focus

http://www.appalachianfocus.org/

This site is no longer available.

Publication of the results of the efforts of Appalachian Focus. Appalachian Focus is a non-profit educational and research organization. Contains an archive of important news articles from on-line sources.

Originally listed under Home--Social Environment-- Education

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Originally listed under Home-- Organizations

 

--Banjo on Her Knee - Part 2: Appalachian Women and America's First Instrument

http://www.oldtimeherald.org/archive/back_issues/volume-8/8-3/index.html

This content is no longer available.

Part 2 of a 2 part article based on interviews, recordings, and photographs with female banjoists conducted in 1997. This project was made possible by a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship with the Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. The article is by Susan A. Eacker who teaches history at Morehead State University in Kentucky and Geoff Eacker who is the director of the Art Center at Miami. Article was published in the old-time herald Volume 9 Issue #3, Spring 2002. Courtesy of web.archive.org Wayback.

Originally listed under Home--Culture-- Music

 

--Bigotry for Bucks

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/Page/document/v4/sub/MarketingPage?user_URL=http://www.theglobeandmail.com%2Fservlet%2FArticleNews%2FTPStory%2FLAC%2F20030308%2FRVKENT%2F%2F%3Fquery%3Dbigotry%2Bfor%2Bbucks&ord=1147460758632&brand=theglobeandmail&force_login=true

This content is now available by subscription only.

This article is about an Appalachian families reaction to CBS's search for a family to be featured on the new reality television series tentatively entitled The Real Beverly Hillbillies. It was published on 03/07/2003 in the Globe and Mail, an on-line newspaper. It was written by Simon Houpt, one of their reporters.

Originally listed under Home-- Images and Stereotypes

 

--Coal Mining Links

http://www-geology.ucdavis.edu/~GEL115/115coallinks.html

This content has been removed.

Links to coal mining articles used in Geology 115 at the University of California Davis Department of Geology.

Originally listed under Home--Social Environment-- Economy

 

-- Danish Folk High School In Appalachia

http://www.lhup.edu/library/InternationalReview/danish.htm

This site has been removed.

Paper by Samuel Stack & Gwendolyn Jones of Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania about attempts to foster economic and educational reform in the early 20th century by adopting a Danis Folk High School model. Includes a bibliography.

Originally listed under Home-- History

 

--FootPoet Percussion

http://www.footpoet.com

This site is no longer available.

This site is provided by a teacher of Flatfoot Dancing (a style akin to clogging). Abou8t half the site presents information about the teacher (Sara Nash). The other half is information and includes a definition of Flatfooting and Flatfooting etiquette.

Originally listed under Home--Culture-- Art

 

-- Georgetown University Art Galleries Presents Larry Chappelear

http://napolitano.georgetown.edu/Chappelear/index.html

This site is no longer available.

Gallery of work by Larry Chappelear, professor of art at Charles County community College. While most of his adult life has been spent in southern Maryland, his ties with West Virginia and Appalachia are strong. He was raised in a small coal town in Mercer County, WV and has a camp in remote Webster County used for leisure recreation and painting.

Originally listed under Home--Culture-- Art

 

--Heading for the Hills

http://www.history.upenn.edu/phr/archives/97/coats.html

This site is no longer available.

This is an editorial/opinion piece published on Potomac news.com dated January 9, 2003. It presents a more neutral attitude about the proposed CBS reality series.

Originally listed under Home-- Images and Stereotypes

 

--Health A to Z - Threadwork infection

http://www.healthatoz.com/healthatoz/Atoz/ency/threadworm_infection.html

This site is no longer available.

Article in the Health A to Z on-line Encyclopedia. It describes threadworm infection, it's causes and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. The article indicates that in the U.S. this infection is likely to be found in parts of Appalachia. Source is Gale Encyclopedia.

Originally listed under Home--Social Environment-- General Health

 

--Health A to Z - Trachoma

http://www.healthatoz.com/healthatoz/Atoz/ency/trachoma.html

This site is no longer available.

Article in the Health A to Z on-line Encyclopedia. It describes trachoma, it's causes and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. The article indicates that this condition is found in parts of Appalachia. Source is the Gale Encyclopedia.

Originally listed under Home--Social Environment-- General Health

 

--HillBilly-Style: Puzzle Unfit To Print

http://www.dispatch.com/news/newsfea00/mar00/197337.html

This site is no longer available.

Article by Mark Ferenchik of the Dispatch on March 5, 2000 about a New York Times crossword puzzle published on Jan 2 in the Oregonian of Portland, Oregon entitled: Words Hillbilly-Style.

Originally listed under Home-- Images and Stereotypes

 

--Home for Good

http://www.wvhomeforgood.org/day1/index.htm

This site is no longer available.

This is a series of 6 articles published The Herald-Dispatch written by Beth Gorczyca. The articles focus on reasons why young people are leaving West Virginia. This survey was conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research, Incorporated, from March 5th through March 9th, 2002. A total of 404 West Virginia adult residents between the ages of 18 and 34 were randomly selected and interviewed statewide by telephone.

Originally listed under Home--Social Environment-- Economy

 

--Jewish Women in Central Appalachian Coal Fields, 1890-1960:

http://www.americanjewisharchives.org/aja/journal/index02.html

Content is not accessible on this site.

Full text article by Deborah Weiner published by the American Jewish Archives Journal. Extensive reference provided.

Originally listed under Home-- History

 

-- Kingston's Threshold to the Past

http://www.cartersvillemagazine.com/Spring01/inside.html

This site is no longer available.

This is an excerpt of an article by Chantal Parker contained in the Spring 2001 issue of Cartersville Magazine. It discusses the celebration of a uniquely Southern Appalachian tradition known as Decoration Day, in the town of Kingston. A quote describes early observances of Decoration Day.

Originally listed under Home-- Social Customs

 

--KY Jury Returns $270 Million Verdict

http://garycjohnson.lawoffice.com/270millionverdict.htm

This site is no longer available.

This article describes the outcome of a 2002 civil action against a Gas Company when a water well pump house exploded as a result of contamination of the well by gas.

Originally listed under Home--Physical Environment-- Ecology

 

--Marilou Awiakta-Cherokee Appalachian Poet…

http://www.berea.edu/etsc/womenpoets/Awiakta/AwiaktaPage.htm

This site is no longer available.

Sponsored by Berea College, this page is devoted to the specific poet and includes a print bibliography, as well as a list of related links.

Originally listed under Home--Culture--LiteratureAuthors

 

--The Melungeons

http://appalachian_home.tripod.com/melungeon.htm

This content has been removed.

A Meta-site featuring resources gathered together in one place by an unnamed researcher. The owner of the site disclaims responsibility for the content of the sites linked to. Includes a guide to Melungeon lists, forums and chats and brief news clips as well as an extensive list of links.

Originally listed under Home--Social Environment-- Ethnic Groups

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Originally listed under Home-- Web Gateways

 

--Meth-making parents in Tennessee losing children

http://www.thestate.com/mld/thestate/news/local/5367810.htm

This content is no longer available.

Bill Poovey article published in The State published on March 12, 2003. This article describes consequences of drug trafficking in Appalachia.

Originally listed under Home--Social Environment-- Politics

 

--Migration, Material Culture, and Identity in William Attaway's Blood on the Forge and Harriette Arnows's The Dollmaker

http://archive.ncte.org/pdfs/subscribers-only/ce/0636-July01/CE0636Migration.pdf

This site is no longer available.

This article by Stacy I. Morgan published in College English V.63:6, 2001 discusses how these two novels share thematic elements pertaining to the experiences of migrants from rural Appalachia to multiethnic industrial centers of the urban north.

Originally listed under Home -- Culture --Literature -- Literary Works

 

--Origins of the Melungeon Appalachian Sub-Culture

http://www.coax.net/people/lwf/hrb_mel.htm

This site is no longer available.

Henry Robert Burke (historian), member of the General Benjamin D. Fearing Sons of the Union Civil War Veterans Camp #2 and the Ohio Bicentennial Commission's Underground Railroad and Civil War Advisory Councils attempts to explain the origin of Melungeons. His article is a response to the explanation posited by Dr. Brent N. Kennedy on this topic.

Originally listed under Home--Social Environment-- Ethnic Groups

 

--Overmountain Press

http://www.overmountainpress.com/

This site is no longer available.

Commercial site containing list of titles published by this company on the subject of Appalachia. Abstracts of books contents provided.

Originally listed under Home-- Bibliography

 

--Poverty Takes Toll on Education

http://www.hdonline.com/2002/November/10/LNlist4.htm

This site is no longer available.

Allison Barker AP article published on November 10, 2002 in the Herald Dispatch On-Line ( Huntington, Kentucky) reporting on affects of poverty on education in Kentucky.

Originally listed under Home--Social Environment-- Education

 

--Red Onion - Prison Industry in the Appalachians

http://www.digressmagazine.com/

This content is no longer available.

This is an article in Digress Magazine. No information about the authority behind the piece is provided. Links to additional articles mostly published in news publications are provided.

Originally listed under Home-- Social Environment

 

--Religion in Appalachia

http://www.les.appstate.edu/courses/appalachia/religion/

This site is no longer available.

Course content from a class taught at Appalachian State University. Content provides introduction to subject. Provided bibliography is highly recommended.

Originally listed under Home --Culture -- Religion

 

--Rural Homeless Have Low Profile

http://www.courier-journal.com/localnews/2000/0002/06/000206homeless.html

This site is no longer available.

Associated Press article authored by Kimberly Hefling and published in the Courier-Journal - Kentucky on February 6, 2000 about the plight of homeless people in Appalachia.

Originally listed under Home--Social Environment-- Social Problems

 

--Sociology of Appalachia

http://www2.tntech.edu/sociology/app/

This site is no longer available.

Sponsored by the Department of Sociology at Tennessee Tech University, this site provides links to information on Appalachian topics in: Crafts and Festivals, Education/Religion, Economics/Environment, Food, and Music/Storytelling.

Originally listed under Home-- Web Gateways

 

--Study Finds Higher Death Rate From Cancer in Rural Appalachia, Smoking Cited

http://www.stopgettingsick.com/Conditions/condition_template.cfm/5968/317?pre=16

This site is no longer available.

This AP article by Dan Lewerenz dated July 03, 2002 refers to the article "Cancer Death Rates -- Appalachia, 1994-1998" and provides a fair summary of the study that was performed.

Originally listed under Home--Social Environment-- General Health

 

--TV:CBS plans Beverly Hillbillies reality show

http://reg.naplesnews.com/npdn/web/loginForm?from=web.naplesnews.com/02/08/showcase/d533644a.htm

This site is no longer available.

This article is from Associated Press published in the Naples Daily News on August 30, 2002. It is a factual description of CBS' intention to air the reality show loosely based on the Beverly Hillbillies series aired in the 60's and 70's.

Originally listed under Home-- Images and Stereotypes

 

--West Virginians' Perceptions and Use of Complimentary Medicine

http://etd.wvu.edu/ETDS/E1751/blevins_j_etd.pdf

This site is no longer available.

This is a thesis presented to the school of pharmacy at West Virginia University by Joshua David Blevins, 2000. This study examines West Virginian's perceptions and use of complementary medicine (self administered health supplements/treatments that accompany other doctor directed treatments with and/or without the doctor's knowledge - alternative medicine).

Originally listed under Home--Social Environment-- General Health

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Originally listed under Home -- Events

 

--Women in Appalachia

http://www.uky.edu/RGS/AppalCenter/wombib.htm

This site is no longer available.

A bibliography compiled for the University of Kentucky Appalachian Center with no active links.

Originally listed under Home-- Images and Stereotypes

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Originally listed under Home-- Bibliography

 

--Women in Appalachia Bibliography

http://www.uky.edu/RGS/AppalCenter/wombib.htm

This site is no longer available.

The compiler of the following bibliography states that it is the beginnings of what she hopes will become a comprehensive listing of books, journal articles and films on women who live and work in Appalachia.

Originally listed under Home-- Bibliography

 

--Women's Health HomePage

http://chfs.ky.gov/kchip/links/default.htm

This page is no longer available, but family services information is provided at http://chfs.ky.gov/

This list annotates links to information and services at the state and national level for women's health.

Originally listed under Home-- Organizations