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Appalachia oral history project: Alessandro Portelli project

Repository: University of Kentucky. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History

Collection Description (Extant): This project consists of interviews conducted by Italian oral historian Alessandro Portelli concerning the history, socioeconomic conditions, folklife, music, and customs of the Appalachian region of Kentucky. Topics discussed include racism, African Americans in Appalachia, poverty, coal mining, agriculture, moonshiners, religion, Italian immigrants, politics, labor unions.

Digital Status: Yes

Existing IDs: Collection Code OHApp; Series Code App002

Extent: 71 interviews (73 hours in audiocassette format)

Finding Aid URL: http://libguides.uky.edu/content.php?pid=165117&sid=1480407 External Link

Language: English

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African Americans--Appalachian Region
Kentucky--Race relations
Labor unions
Poverty

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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