By Olive Dame Campbell,Elizabeth M. Williams
In 1908 and 1909, famous social reformer and "songcatcher" Olive Dame Campbell traveled together with her husband, John C. Campbell, during the Southern Highlands area of Appalachia to survey the social and monetary stipulations in mountain groups. in the course of the trip, Olive saved a close diary supplying a shiny, exciting, and private account of the areas the couple visited, the folk they met, and the mountain cultures they encountered.
Although John C. Campbell's booklet, The Southern Highlander and His Homeland, is mentioned via approximately each pupil writing in regards to the area, little has been released in regards to the Campbells themselves and their position within the sociological, academic, and cultural background of Appalachia. during this serious version, Elizabeth McCutchen Williams makes Olive's diary largely obtainable to students and scholars for the 1st time. Appalachian Travels in basic terms bargains a useful account of mountain society on the flip of the 20th century.
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