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By Olive Dame Campbell,Elizabeth M. Williams

In 1908 and 1909, famous social reformer and "songcatcher" Olive Dame Campbell traveled along with her husband, John C. Campbell, throughout the Southern Highlands quarter of Appalachia to survey the social and fiscal stipulations in mountain groups. in the course of the trip, Olive stored a close diary providing a vibrant, pleasing, and private account of the areas the couple visited, the folk they met, and the mountain cultures they encountered.

Although John C. Campbell's publication, The Southern Highlander and His Homeland, is stated through approximately each student writing in regards to the sector, little has been released concerning the Campbells themselves and their function within the sociological, academic, and cultural background of Appalachia. during this severe variation, Elizabeth McCutchen Williams makes Olive's diary commonly obtainable to students and scholars for the 1st time. Appalachian Travels merely deals a useful account of mountain society on the flip of the 20 th century.

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