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Melvin Long guarding his still Clay County, Tennessee, ca. 1930s

Sheriff Mike Bootright and deputies with a confiscated moonshine still Elizabethton, Carter County, Tenn.

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Interior of mountain farmhouse, Appalachian Mountains near Marshall, North Carolina. Newspapers pasted to walls for insulation/block wind.

Leonard Arbogast Standing on his Porch -  Monongahela National Forest,WV,VERY COOL TO SEE A PIC!!! his wife in the window is Katie Bennett & the baby is probably Elmer who was born 27 Feb 1927 The photos say they were taken in 1927 & 1928 but obviously they were take within seconds apart, They had 7 children & were married in 1922 ...

Leonard Arbogast Standing on his Porch - Monongahela National Forest,WV. His wife in the window is Katie Bennett & the baby is probably Elmer who was born 27 Feb The photos say they were taken in 1927 & They had 7 children & were married in

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A woman stands with a coal miner in Holden, West Virginia, in this 1938 photo. Anthony Stewart was a bookkeeper in National Geographic’s photo lab before launching a decades-long career shooting pictures for the magazine.

A picture of a man creating alcohol to bootleg, or sell illegally mainly during prohibition

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Clothing / BA Wardrobe idea: Because of prohibition there was a high demand on alcohol. Bootleggers were people who traveled around selling illegal alcohol to people who wanted to buy.

Chest of Books: Read Books Online 50 Ways to Save on Building a House from 1931

Chest of Books: Read Books Online 50 Ways to Save on Building a House from 1931

Ella Dunn, Granny Doctor from the Ozarks who lived to be 104 years old "learned about medicinal herbs from her father. However, some of the herbs he prepared and used, such as digitalis known as foxglove, Ella did not use because these herbs became readily available already prepared in the drugstore. "Even though my husband had heart trouble," she said, "I never used digitalis. I don't even know how my father prepared it because we could buy it already prepared."

“The Ozark name for a mountain herbalist is a "yarb doctor" ("yarb" = dialectical form of "herb").

Coal Miner in Harlan County, Ky, My favorite missionaries live and work here.

Is our society too dependent on technology essay research Persuasive Essay: Is Society Too Dependent On Technology, you of how technology has taken the better part of our society.

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Authorities bust illegal 15-barrel moonshine still in Bullock County, find 25 gallons ready for delivery

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Moonshine in the North Georgia Mountains - White Liquor Legacy The heyday of moonshine production in Rabun County was the decades between 1920 and 1960

In an era when corn was plentiful and dollars were not, Rabun County men, like their neighbors in all of Georgia and much of Appalachia, turned to the production and selling of moonshine to put food on the table for their families. Is it needed today?

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Unidentified dulcimer player at Grandfather Mountain, Linville, NC, circa He plays his dulcimer differently than how I learned to play mine.

Snake handling or serpent handling is a religious ritual in a small number of Pentecostal churches in the U.S., usually characterized as rural and part of the Holiness movement. The practice began in the early 20th century in Appalachia, spreading to mostly coal mining towns. The practice plays only a small part of the church service of churches that practice snake handling.

Snake handling or serpent handling is a religious ritual in a small number of…

A miner and his family, Rhondda Valley, South Wales, 22nd June 1931. ..Rhondda valley daily life - Google Search

Miner & his family, Rhondda Valley, South Wales, My mother was from the next valley - the Rhymney----My mother's family also lived in S Wales, Ebbw Vale/Cwm- she was born Grandad was a miner and there were about 10 or 11 children.

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