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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Catch the Spirit of Appalachia Collection

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Identifier: MSS 17-07
Content Description Catch the Spirit of Appalachia (CSA) was established in 1989 with the mission of “Planting the seeds of heritage through the arts.” CSA was cofounded by sisters Amy Ammons Garza and Doreyl Ammons Cain. Incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1991, CSA accomplishes their mission through the painting of historical regional murals, publishing local writers, bestowing Appalachian Studies scholarships, encouraging the youth to learn and play mountain music, and by recording oral history and...
Dates: 1970 - 2010

Ralph J. Andrews Collection

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Identifier: MSS 85-17
Content Description Ralph James Andrews (July 6, 1906 - August 7, 1982) was director of the North Carolina Recreation Commission between 1950 and 1979, and later rejoined the WCU faculty as a research fellow in the Center for Economic Development (now CIML) in late 1970.Born in Smith County, Kansas, Andrews graduated from the University of Nebraska with a B.S. degree in 1934. He received his M.A. from George Peabody College in 1937, and completed two additional years of graduate work in 1938....
Dates: 1921 - 1982