Monthly Archives: February 2011

Listen Here: Appalachian History Weekly posts today

We post a new episode of Appalachian History weekly podcast every Sunday. You can start listening right away by clicking the podcast icon over on the right side of your screen. If you’d rather grab the show off itunes for later listening, click here: We open today’s show with a story about a journalistic scoop […]

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You were likely to encounter everybody you ever met

“[My father] started one trend that horrified all the old friends. He put the kitchen on the front of the house. This was a thing unknown, inconceivable to the local populous. You didn’t put the kitchen on the front of the house. People built houses on Montford Avenue where there was a superb view in […]

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Kentucky’s soft drink

Please welcome guest writer Fred Sauceman. Tomorrow on “Food with Fred” (noon on WJHL-TV, Johnson City, TN), Fred talks about a Kentucky soft drink that turns 85 this year: Ale-8-One. Sauceman is a longtime administrator at East Tennessee State University, has written extensively on the foodways of the South. Each fall, he teaches a course […]

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Arthurdale WV: poster child for New Deal efforts to ease the suffering, part 2

Please welcome guest writer Judi Tarowsky.  Judi is a storyteller living in St. Clairsville, OH.  She enjoys telling original tall tales and non-fiction historical pieces.  She is a member of the West Virginia Storytellers Guild and the Ohio Organization for the Preservation of Storytelling.  A graduate of the West Virginia University School of Journalism, she […]

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