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Video Resources: Appalshop

Appalshop Video Collection

This award-winning series of videos focuses on the culture, heritage, and concerns of people living in the Appalachian Mountains. Based in Whitesburg, Kentucky, Appalshop productions seek to present the unique perspective of the people of this region in their own voice. For more complete information on individual titles and availability check the University Libraries catalog.


Appalachian Genesis / VHS

Applewise / VHS

Artus Moser of Buckeye / VHS


Belinda / VHS

Beyond Measure: Appalachian culture and economy / VHS

Big Lever: Party politics in Leslie County, Kentucky / VHS

Bluegrass, black-market / VHS

Breaks of the mountain: the Russell Fork Gorge / VHS

Buffalo Creek Flood: an act of man / VHS

Buffalo Creek revisited / VHS


Catfish, a man of the woods / VHS

Chairmaker / VHS

Chemical Valley / VHS

Clinchco : story of a mining town / VHS

Coal Bucket Outlaw / VHS

Coal miner, Frank Jackson / VHS

Coalmining women / VHS


Dreadful memories: the life of Sarah Ogan Gunning / VHS


Evelyn Williams / VHS


Fast food women: a videotape / VHS

Fat Monroe: A conversation with Gurney Norman / VHS

Feathered Warrior / VHS .

Fighting for a breath / VHS .

Fixin' to tell about Jack / VHS

Frontier Nursing Service / VHS


Girls Hoops / VHS

Grassroots small farm / VHS


Hand carved / VHS

Hands on: a year in an eastern Kentucky classroom / VHS

Hard times in the country: the schools / VHS

Harriette Simpson Arnow: 1908-1986 / VHS

His eye is on the sparrow: Ethel Caffie-Austin, minister of Black sacred music/ VHS

Homemade tales: songs and sayings of Florida Slone / VHS


In the good old fashion way: the Old Regular Baptist Church / VHS

In ya blood / VHS

It's hard to tell the singer from the song: Hazel Dickens / VHS

Ivanhoe / VHS


John Jacob Niles: a portrait of America's classic folk collector, composer, and balladeer / VHS

Judge Wooten and a coon-on-a-log / VHS

Justice in the coalfields / VHS


Kingdom Come School / VHS


Lee Banks: mountain farmer

Lily May Ledford

Long journey home / VHS

Lord & father / VHS.


Mabel Parker Hardison Smith / VHS

Millstone Sewing Center / VHS

Mine war on Blackberry Creek / VHS

Minnie Black's gourd band / VHS

Morgan Sexton: Bull Creek banjo player / VHS

Mountain vision / VHS

Mud Creek Clinic / VHS


Nature's way / VHS

Nimrod Workman: to fit my own category / VHS


Oaksie / VHS

On our own land / VHS

One ring circus: the Jules & Beck Circus / VHS

Open windows: an American festival of music, theater and dance / VHS

Ourselves and that promise / VHS


Peace stories / VHS

Portraits and dreams: photographs by Appalachian children / VHS


Quilting women / VHS


Ralph Stanley Story / VHS

Ramsay Trade Fair / VHS

Ready for harvest: clear-cutting in the southern Appalachians / VHS

Red Fox / second hangin' / Roadside Theater / VHS

Rough side of the mountain / VHS

Roving pickets, 1961-1965 / VHS


Sarah Bailey / VHS

Shelter / VHS

Sludge / DVD

So was Einstein: a look at dyslexic children / VHS

Sourwood mountain dulcimers / VHS

Step back Cindy: old time dancing in southwest Virginia / VHS

Strangers and kin / VHS

Strip mining: energy, environment and economics / VHS

Strip-mining in Appalachia / VHS

Struggle of Coon Branch Mountain / VHS

Sunny side of life / VHS


Tell me a story, sing me a song / VHS

Three mountain tales / VHS

To save the land and people / VHS

Tomorrow's people / VHS

Tradition / VHS

Tribute to Carl D. Perkins / VHS


Unbroken Tradition: Jerry Brown's pottery / VHS

United Mine Workers of America, 1970: a house divided / VHS


War, taxes and the almighty dollar

Waterground / VHS

Whippin' the Devil / DVD

Whoa Mule / VHS

Woodrow Cornett, Letcher County butcher / VHS


Yellow Creek, Kentucky / VHS