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Appalachian Treasures Gateway

Resources by Subtopic area for Social Environment:

Home--General Resources for Social Environment:

-- Appalachia Magazine


Home page of current edition of the Appalachia Magazine published by the Appalachian Regional Commission. Contains links to full text articles in current edition and to full text archives.

--Appalachian Studies Association


A "selected bibliography of scholarship on Appalachia", drawn from the much larger Appalachian Studies Association site at East Tennessee State University. It concentrates on works on Appalachia from 1960 to the present, excluding works of fiction.

--Digital Library of Appalachia


Provided by a consortium of thirty-three member libraries, archives, and museums, this site provides online access to archival and historical materials related to the culture of the southern and central Appalachian region.



Personal e-Zine of Bobby Allen, teacher of Mathematics and Computer Networking at Sheldon Clark High School in Kentucky. Contains image collections, editorials and articles about life in Appalachia, several biographical articles, and articles about a historical perspective. Also includes articles from Appalachian Roots (a newsletter - no longer published) about researching ancestral roots in Appalachia.

--Online Research Database


Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia's Online Research Database. This database is provided to the general public in order to share the variety of information and media that has been created or collected by the CSEGA for educational purposes.

--The Ten regions of U.S. politics: Appalachia


Full text article from Commonwealth: politics, ideas, and civic life in Massachusetts. One of ten regions profiled, Appalachia summarizes selected demographic information; 2000 presidential vote, population change, urbanization, and groupings by race, income, age, and education.