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An Appalachian New Deal

West Virginia in the Great Depression

by Jerry Bruce Thomas

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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Virginia,
  • West Virginia.
    • Subjects:
    • Depressions -- 1929 -- West Virginia.,
    • New Deal, 1933-1939 -- West Virginia.,
    • West Virginia -- History -- To 1950.,
    • West Virginia -- Politics and government.,
    • West Virginia -- Social conditions.,
    • West Virginia -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [285]-299) and index.

      StatementJerry Bruce Thomas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF241 .T47 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 316 p. :
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL355902M
      ISBN 100813120640
      LC Control Number98015701

      In the 16th century, the de Soto and Juan Pardo expeditions explored the mountains of South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia, and encountered complex agrarian societies consisting of Muskogean-speaking inhabitants. Roosevelt's interest and support of Pickett's work probably guaranteed the subsistence homestead program additional support from the Administration. These are books with dirty fingernails, gravel roads, injury, illness, and death, and they are lovely. They can just talk about poverty and it would be fine. In southern U. Areas that were determined unsuitable for farming were left as timberland.

      Others included Germans from the Palatinate region and English settlers from the Anglo-Scottish border country. Anyway, it is best to mix them. Pickett, had been the director of the American Friends Service Committee. Palmer held it for six years, but speed hiker Andrew Thompson broke it incompleting his thru hike in 47 days 13 hours 31 minutes.

      The load can vary from 20 lbs 9 kilograms to 35 lbs 16 kilograms. In Cumberland County was the fastest growing rural county in the state. House Representatives representing states from Trende's "Greater Appalachia. Hayes to enforce the whiskey tax in the late s led to an explosion in violence between Appalachian " moonshiners " and federal "revenuers" that lasted through the Prohibition period in the s.


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