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Tape recordings and transcripts of oral interviews with residents in the West Virginia-Ohio-Kentucky Tri-State region regarding such topics as farming, schools, health care, folk customs, and many others related to life in this Appalachian region.

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Special Collections, Morrow Library
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
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