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As defined by the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965 , the area
extends from the Mohawk Valley in New York to the Fall Line Hills in Mississippi .
18 The majority of scholars agree on this definition and include all of West
Lacy Dillon says that the combination explosion at Eccles , West Virginia , on
April 28 , 1914 ( which killed 187 miners ) , " nearly blew the mines inside out . "
18 The result was gruesome : “ To describe the outside discharge is beyond the ...
Leaving Home , ” in K . Rorrer , Rambling Blues : The Life and Songs of Charlie
Poole ( London : Old Time Music , 1982 ) , 72 . 66 . Gainer , Folk Songs from the
West Virginia Hills , 13 – 14 . 67 . Ibid . 68 . Sharp and Karpeles , Eighty English ...
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Death and dying in central Appalachia: changing attitudes and practicesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Crissman (sociology, Illinois Benedictine Coll.) presents a scholarly investigation of the funeral customs of the Central Appalachian region. The author maintains that the isolation and ... Read full review
Familism Neighborliness and the Death Watch
Preparation of the Body
Burial Receptacles and Grave Digging
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