Beaver, Patricia

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Rural Feminist Community Development In Appalachia: The High Rocks Model 2009 273 The High Rocks Educational Corporation, more commonly known as High Rocks for Girls, is a model for feminist action and community development in rural areas of the Appalachian region. Operating from their location in Pocahontas County, West Virginia,...
Dear Johnny Depp: Would You Please Buy the State of West Virginia? Autoethnography of an Appalachian Woman 2012 5891 Autoethnographic theory is used to explore the Appalachian region and its impact upon the author. Family and personal experiences, scholarly works and primary sources inform the project. The work is an authentic autoethnography about the stories of m...
A Socio-Cultural and Economic Impact Study of Johnson County, Tennessee’s Green Bean Industry 2013 4276 Johnson County, Tennessee once held the title the “Green Bean Capital of the World.” Commercial snap beans evolved into the lens through which county residents viewed the world and their place in national and international modes of food production a...
A Whistling Girl And A Crowing Hen Always Come To Some Bad End: The Singing Traditions Of Three Western North Carolina Women - Hazel Rhymer, Pearl Hicks, And Zora Walker 2008 84 This thesis is a synthesis of fieldwork, research, and analysis of the music-making traditions among three uniquely talented elderly women singers: Hazel Rhymer, Pearl Hicks, and Zora Walker, who were all born in the 1920s and grew up and spent the m...
"Them Ole' Love Songs": The Ballad And Country Music Tradition Of Earl Silvers, From Green Mountain, North Carolina 2004 165 In this thesis the ballad and early country music singing traditions of Earl Silvers, from Green Mountain, North Carolina are examined. Silvers has never been a professional performer, and sings ballads, early country music hits, and folksongs to his...
The Ballad Of Mary Jane 2005 9 This thesis presents the creative and academic writing of Mary Jane Brooks in the context of her history as a Pottertown resident and a 1983 graduate of the Appalachian Studies master's program....
An Experimental Novel Entitled "Palms Of Victory" 1999 6 This work is a striving to express the voice of one small corner of Appalachia; it is but a portion of a larger quest to define the identity of individuals, families, communities, and ultimately an entire region through literature....