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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Bread and Chicken House and Mountain Manor Hotel

Identifier: Cirillo Tape 10
Scope and Contents Interior and exterior footage of The Bread and Chicken House Cooperative, which sells baked goods, fried chicken, and other foods. Footage from a farm on the Clinch River where the community is working to update the farmhouse on site with an addition including a bathroom and shower. Footage of the town of Appalachia, including interior footage of the Mountain People's Manor Hotel and discussion with co-owner of the Manor about the Appalachia Community Development Corporation....
Dates: 1973-1976

Interview With Mr. and Mrs. H. Hamlet

Identifier: Cirillo Tape 21
Scope and Contents Tape begins with footage of an unknown man singing and playing the banjo, which was recorded over footage of an interview with Mr. and Mrs. Hamlet, a retired deep miner and his wife. Interview footage includes discussion of medical services, schools, union organizing, and general life in the mining town of Pruden. The Hamlets also discuss harvesting and selling ginseng, mentioning that at the time of taping, ginseng root sold for $55 per pound.

Total time: 17 minutes
Dates: 1973-1976

Reel 2, 1948

Identifier: TAMIS F 2020.003.002
Scope and Contents The Crowder family visits and plays at the Norris Dam visitor's overlook on an overcast day. Adults move in and out of cars, one of which is a black Chevrolet with a 1948 Tennessee license plate. The young boys toss a glider. A woman holds an infant. Hubert Crowder stands by his car in a rural area with a modest house. Forest rings the property. Hubert and Gary Crowder coast across a lawn in a red Radio Flyer wagon. Partially-exposed hillsides, ravines,...
Dates: 1948