Mountain People in a Flat Land A Popular History of Appalachian Migration to Northeast Ohio, 1940-1965

ISBN-10: 0821412302

ISBN-13: 9780821412305

Edition: N/A

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Publisher: Ohio University Press
Publication date: 7/15/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 281
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Looking for Work
The Best Location in the Nation: Ashtabula County and Appalachian Migration, 1900-1965
Coal Miner's Daughter: West Virginia - A Synonym for Hard Times
Strong Stock for Legends: The Ross Boggs Family in Ashtabula County
The Gillespie Beachhead: Harry and Ruby's Migrant Welcome Center
Nothin' but Hard Times: Novel Forinash: Thumbing to Ohio
Kin from Kedron: The Snyder Home
Ten Mile's Contributions: A Small West Virginia Crossroads
The Virginians: National Carbide: A Link for Virginia Migrant Workers
A Singin' Man's Family: Kentucky's Gift of Mountain Music
Death of a Mining Town: From Kempton, Maryland, to a New Life in Conneaut
The Boys from Belva: Backwoods Culture
Farmer's Boy: Hayward Ball: From the Farm to Lake County Industry
A Coal Miner's Life: Darald Spangler's Life and Car Get a Push in Ashtabula County
Reading, Writing, and Ohio: Teachers and Migration
Children of Thomas: Mining Town Migrants
Montani Semper Liberi: Daniel Gillespie: Trading Freedom for Work
Going Home for Good: Mountain Retirement Home
"God Love You": Bittersweet Homecoming
References
Index
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