Encyclopedia of Appalachia
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Sample Entries

Appalachian English and Ozark English

Appalachian English in Literature

Appalachian English in the Urban North

Ball, Lucille (1911–1989)

Baskets, Oak

Battle of Blair Mountain

Biltmore Estate




Brock Candy Company

Buck, Pearl S. (1892–1973)

Buffalo Creek Flood

Carnegie, Andrew (1835–1919)

Carson, Rachel (1907–1964)

Catholic Communities

Celtic Influences

Cherokee Music

Civil War Music

Coal Mining

Crockett, David (1786–1836)

Death Lore

Entertainment Icons

Fried Pies

Giovanni, Nikki (1943– )

Grannies, Midwives, and Healers

Hall, Joseph Sargent (1906–1992)


Hindu Families and Communities

Melungeon Families and Communities

Old-Time Religion

Planned Industrial Towns

Woodson, Carter G. (1875–1950)