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Berea College Blacks in Appalachia Symposium Collection, 1989

Identifier: RG 11-11.07

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of recordings documenting the event Blacks in Appalachia - From Invisibility to Importance: A Symposium, Seminar, and Celebration held at Berea College, May 19-20, 1989.  The event marked the inaugural observation of the Goode Professorship of Black and Appalachian Studies at Berea College. This professorship was made possible by a gift to Berea College by Roland and Dorothy Goode, Berea College alumnae. The Goode Professor for 1989 was William H. Turner. Berea College faculty making presentations at the event, in addition to Turner, were Andrew Baskin, Jackie Burnside, Loyal Jones, and Richard Sears. Other speakers at the event included John Fleming, Jane Sapp, James B. Bussell, and Eula Mae Hammonds.


  • Other: Majority of material found in 1989


Conditions Governing Access

Original recordings are in VHS format; however, viewing copies are available in DVD format. Recording may be available online.

Records can be accessed through the Reading Room, Berea College Special Collections and Archives, Hutchins Library, Berea College.

Conditions Governing Use

Federal copyright restrictions apply.  Please cite all information.


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