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 sector of Appalachia to survey the social and monetary stipulations in mountain groups. in the course of the trip, Olive stored an in depth diary providing a vibrant, enjoyable, and private account of the areas the couple visited, the folks they met, and the mountain cultures they encountered.
Although John C. Campbell's publication, The Southern Highlander and His Homeland, is pointed out by way of approximately each pupil writing concerning the sector, little has been released in regards to the Campbells themselves and their function within the sociological, academic, and cultural background of Appalachia. during this serious variation, Elizabeth McCutchen Williams makes Olive's diary generally available 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 20 th century.
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