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Articles such as books on Knox Country History and fiction including surrounding communities including Clay, Whitley, Laurel, Bell, and others, as well as southeastern Kentucky history and national history related to Kentucky.

A Look into Appalachia by Union College students in 1988

This anthology focusing on Appalachia was compiled through the cooperative efforts of Union College instructor Linda Oxendine and the members of The History of Appalachia Class in the fall semester of 1988. It was recently given to the Museum by Doug Bargo of Gray, Kentucky.

Linda Oxendine Douglas recently noted that she was helping her father, the late Sherman Oxendine, while Union College teacher John Taylor was on a sabbatical leave.

Read more: A Look into Appalachia by Union College students in 1988

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