Online slide presentation by students at Western Carolina University.
General introduction, list of readings, and links.
Introduction to the topic of historical labor uprisings in the Appalachian coalfields, with a reading list for additional information.
Essay on the reasons for skepticism about formal schooling in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Illustrated essay on coal mining labor history, primarily in Appalachia.
Background information from a Kentucky Educational Television production about settlement schools in Appalachia, particularly Eastern Kentucky, from their modest beginnings in the early 1900s up to the present.