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"A Nineteenth-Century Mill Village: Virginius Island, 1800-60" By Mary Johnson

"The Tragic Fate of Guyandotte" By Joe Geiger Jr.

"The Potts Valley Branch Railroad and Tri-State Incline Lumber Operation in West Virginia and Virginia, 1892-1932" By Will Sarvis

"The Jews of Clarksburg: Community Adaptation and Survival, 1900-60" By Deborah R. Weiner

"Segregation and Integration in the Appalachian Coalfields: McDowell County Responds to the Brown Decision" By Alice E. Carter

"A Generation of Revolt: Student Dissent and Political Repression at West Virginia University" By Jeffrey A. Drobney

Book Reviews

Where It All Began: The Story of the People and Places Where the Oil Industry Began, by David L. McKain and Bernard L. Allen. Reviewer Phil Ross

Cement Mills Along the Potomac River, by Thomas F. Hahn and Emory L. Kemp. Reviewer William D. Theriault

Just Good Politics: The Life of Raymond Chafin, Appalachian Boss, by Raymond Chafin and Topper Sherwood. Reviewer Robert Rupp

Appalachia's Path to Dependency: Rethinking a Region's Economic History, 1790-1940, by Paul Salstrom. Reviewer Chris Reed

Gospel of Disunion: Religion and Separatism in the Antebellum South, by Mitchell Snay. Reviewer David L. Kimbrough

Southwest Virginia's Railroad: Modernization and the Sectional Crisis, by Kenneth Noe. Reviewer Lou Athey

The South and the New Deal, by Roger Bliss. Reviewer Jerry B. Thomas

Quiet Revolution in the South: The Impact of the Voting Rights Act, 1965-1990, ed. by Chandler Davidson and Bernard Grofman. Reviewer Bruce C. Flack

Holding the Line: The Third Tennessee Infantry, 1861-1864, ed. by Robert H. Ferrell. Reviewer Tim McKinney

Letters from a Sharpshooter: The Civil War Letters of Private William B. Greene, trans. by William H. Hastings. Reviewer Debra Basham

The Third Day at Gettysburg and Beyond: Military Campaigns of the Civil War, ed. by Gary Gallagher. Reviewer James Russell Harris

The Battle of the Wilderness, May 5-6, 1864, by Gordon C. Rhea. Reviewer Mark A. Snell

The Confederate Republic: A Revolution Against Politics, by George C. Rable. Reviewer Robert F. Maddox

Andersonville: The Last Depot, by William Marvel. Reviewer Paul Casdorph

From Slavery to Salvation: The Autobiography of Rev. Thomas W. Henry of the A. M. E. Church, ed. by Jean Libby. Reviewer Stephen Cresswell

The Melungeons: The Resurrection of a Proud People, by N. Brent Kennedy and Robyn Vaughan Kennedy. Reviewer I. D. Talbott

New Women of the New South: The Leaders of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the Southern States, by Marjorie Spruill Wheeler. Reviewer Mary Martha Thomas

Visible Women: New Essays on American Activism, ed. by Nancy Hewitt and Suzanne Lebsock. Reviewer Jerra Jenrette

The State and Labor in Modern America, by Melvyn Dubofsky. Reviewer John P. David

The Ohio River Division U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: The History of a Central Command, by Leland R. Johnson. Reviewer Harold Kanarek

From Lexington to Desert Storm: War and Politics in the American Experience, by Donald M. Snow and Dennis M. Drew. Reviewer Dallas C. Brown Jr.

Here Comes the Showboat!, by Betty Bryant, and Shantyboat Journal, by Harland Hubbard, ed. by Don Wallis. Reviewer Gerald W. Sutphin

The Papers of George Washington. Colonial Series. Vol. 9: January 1772-March 1774, ed. by W. W. Abbot and Dorothy Twohig, and Revolutionary Series. Vol. 5: January-August 1776, ed. by Philander D. Chase. Reviewer John Ferling

Negotiated Authorities: Essays on Colonial Political and Constitutional History, by Jack P. Greene. Reviewer Mary Lou Lustig

Book Notes

State History Featured in Periodical Literature


Eastern Regional Coal Archives, 1994
Special Collections, Marshall University, 1994
Selected accessions from West Virginia and Regional History Collection, West Virginia University, 1994
West Virginia State Archives, 1994

West Virginia Historical, Genealogical, and Preservation Societies


West Virginia History Journal

West Virginia History Center

West Virginia Archives and History