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AN INTRODUCTION TO WEST VIRGINIA ETHNIC COMMUNITIES

(Last update November 2008)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Project Description
Methods
Notes on Organization
Map of the state

Special Reports

African American Communities In West Virginia

Jewish Communities In West Virginia

Native American Communities In West Virginia

 

Regional Reports

Eastern Panhandle

African American · Hungarian

Metro Valley

· African American · Asian Indian · Greek · Irish · Japanese · Jewish · Middle Eastern · Native American · Russian · Scottish

Mid-Ohio Valley

African American · Asian Indian · Jewish · Middle Eastern · Native American · Other

Mountain Lakes

Irish · Native American · Slovenian

Mountaineer Country

African American · Carpatho-Russian · Carpatho-Ruthenian · Greek · Italian · Japanese · Jewish · Middle Eastern · Native American

New River/Greenbrier Valley

African American · Carpatho-Russian · Irish · Italian · Jewish · Middle Eastern · Native American · Spaniard

Northern Panhandle

African American · Carpatho-Russian · Carpatho-Ruthenian · Croatian · Czechoslovakian · Finnish · German · Greek · Irish · Italian · Jewish · Middle Eastern · Polish · Scottish · Serbian · Ukrainian · Other

Potomac Highlands

African American · German · Scottish · Swiss

Comments, suggestions, additions, and corrections may be addressed to:

John Lilly, Editor/Folklife Director
Division of Culture and History
The Cultural Center
1900 Kanawha Blvd., East
Charleston, WV 25305
john.f.lilly@wv.gov