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Table of Contents


"Scotts Run: An Introduction" By Ronald L. Lewis

"Scotts Run: A Community in Transition" By Matthew Yeager

"The Scotts Run Coalfield from the Great War to the Great Depression: A Study in Overdevelopment" By Phil Ross

"Health Services in a Stranded Coal Community: Scotts Run, 1920-47" By Sandra Barney

"'I wonder whom God will hold responsible': Mary Behner and the Presbyterian Mission on Scotts Run" Ed. by Christine M. Kreiser

"Casualties on the Homefront: Scotts Run Mining Disasters during World War II" By Paul H. Rakes

"On the Homefront in World War II: Soldier-Scholars at West Virginia State College" By Louis E. Keefer

Book Reviews

West Virginia: A History, 2nd ed., by Otis K. Rice and Stephen W. Brown. Reviewer John E. Stealey III

West Virginia: Critical Essays on the Literature, ed. by Ronald L. Lewis and John C. Hennen Jr. Reviewer Robert F. Maddox

West Virginia: A History for Beginners, by John Alexander Williams. Reviewer Barbara Christo

The Antebellum Kanawha Salt Business and Western Markets, by John E. Stealey III. Reviewer Calvin A. Kent

The Ambassadorial Diary of John W. Davis: The Court of St. James's 1918-1921, ed. by Julia Adams Davis and Dolores A. Fleming. Reviewer David R. Woodward

Time Steals Softly, by Virginia Jones Harper. Reviewer Margaret Brennan

Working for the Chessie System: Olde King Coal's Prime Carrier, by Fred R. Toothman. Reviewer Bill Sparkmon

Fighting Back in Appalachia: Traditions of Resistance and Change, ed. by Stephen L. Fisher. Reviewer Gordon Simmons

The Airwaves of Zion: Radio and Religion in Appalachia, by Howard Dorgan. Reviewer David L. Kimbrough Kent

Lynching in the New South: Georgia and Virginia, 1880-1930, by W. Fitzhugh Brundage. Reviewer Paul G. Beers

Robert E. Lee and the 35th Star, by Tim McKinney. Reviewer Paul D. Casdorph

Hanging Rock Rebel: Lt. John Blue's War in West Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley, ed. by Dan Oates. Reviewer Tim McKinney

The First Day at Gettysburg: Essays on Confederate and Union Leadership and The Second Day at Gettysburg: Essays on Confederate and Union Leadership, ed. by Gary W. Gallagher. Reviewer James Russell Harris

"No Sorrow Like Our Sorrow": Northern Protestant Ministers and the Assassination of Lincoln, by David B. Chesebrough. Reviewer John D. Hicks

Neither Ballots Nor Bullets: Women Abolitionists and the Civil War, by Wendy Hamand Venet. Reviewer Monty R. Baker

The Origins and Evolution of the Field of Industrial Relations in the United States , by Bruce E. Kaufman. Reviewer Elizabeth Fones-Wolf

Dead Laws for Dead Men: The Politics of Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Legislation, by Daniel J. Curran. Reviewer Jack Holbrook

Wobblies, Pile Butts, and Other Heroes: Laborlore Explorations, by Archie Green. Reviewer Lou Athey

An Evening When Alone: Four Journals of Single Women in the South, 1827-1867, ed. by Michael O'Brien. Reviewer Donna Spindel

Unheard Voices: The First Historians of Southern Women, ed. by Anne Firor Scott. Reviewer Sandra Barney

Reclaiming the Past: Landmarks of Women's History, ed. by Page Putnam Miller. Reviewer Jerra Jenrette

Booker T. Washington and the Adult Education Movement, by Virginia Lantz Denton. Reviewer J. D. Waggoner

Carter G. Woodson: A Life in Black History, by Jacqueline Goggin. Reviewer I. D. Talbott

The Agrarian Origins of American Capitalism, by Allan Kulikoff. Reviewer R. Eugene Harper

The Era of Good Stealings, by Mark W. Summers. Reviewer Robert Sawrey

After Wilson: The Struggle for the Democratic Party, 1920-1934, by Douglas B. Craig. Reviewer Jerry B. Thomas

Patriarch: George Washington and the New American Nation, by Richard Norton Smith. Reviewer Andrew Burstein

The Papers of George Washington, Colonial Series, Vol. 8, ed. by W. W. Abbot and Dorothy Twohig. Reviewer John Ferling

The Papers of George Washington, Presidential Series, Vol. 4, ed. by Dorothy Twohig. Reviewer John Ferling

The Longrifles of Western Pennsylvania: Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties, by Richard F. Rosenberger and Charles Kaufman. Reviewer James Biser Whisker

An Illustrated Glossary of Early Southern Architecture & Landscape, ed. by Carl R. Lounsbury. Reviewer John Sandor

The Shaping of America. Vol. 2: Continental America, 1800-1867, by Donald W. Meinig. Reviewer Margaret M. Gripshover

The Bridge at Remagen, 2nd. ed., by Ken Hechler. Reviewer Louis Keefer

Book Notes

State History Featured in Periodical Literature


Portion of index to Upper Ohio Valley Collection at Archives and Special Collections, Bethany College
Eastern Regional Coal Archives, 1993
Special Collections, Marshall University, 1993
West Virginia State Archives, 1993
Selected accessions from West Virginia and Regional History Collection, West Virginia University, 1993

West Virginia Historical, Genealogical, and Preservation Societies


West Virginia History Journal

West Virginia History Center

West Virginia Archives and History