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, in the course of the Southern Highlands zone of Appalachia to survey the social and fiscal stipulations in mountain groups. during the trip, Olive stored an in depth diary delivering a shiny, pleasing, and private account of the locations the couple visited, the folks they met, and the mountain cultures they encountered.
Although John C. Campbell's ebook, The Southern Highlander and His Homeland, is brought up through approximately each student writing concerning the area, little has been released concerning the Campbells themselves and their function within the sociological, academic, and cultural heritage of Appalachia. during this serious version, Elizabeth McCutchen Williams makes Olive's diary broadly available to students and scholars for the 1st time. Appalachian Travels in simple terms deals a useful account of mountain society on the flip of the 20 th century.
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Appalachian Travels: The Diary of Olive Dame Campbell by Olive Dame Campbell,Elizabeth M. Williams