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, throughout the Southern Highlands zone of Appalachia to survey the social and fiscal stipulations in mountain groups. through the trip, Olive stored an in depth diary delivering a bright, 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 booklet, The Southern Highlander and His Homeland, is mentioned via approximately each pupil writing concerning the zone, little has been released in regards to the Campbells themselves and their position within the sociological, academic, and cultural heritage of Appalachia. during this severe version, Elizabeth McCutchen Williams makes Olive's diary broadly obtainable to students and scholars for the 1st time. Appalachian Travels merely bargains a useful account of mountain society on the flip of the 20th century.

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