A folded newsprint catalog and bibliography of the Appalachian South, listing and describing books, records, pamphlets, magazines and films on the subject, along with pricing. Illustrated with black and white photos, and including a history of the Council of the Southern Mountains (which was founded in 1913) in Section One. Other historical snippets and information on the region, its people, and issues are sprinkled throughout. Some author profiles and excerpts of works are also included, as is an index. No editor is listed for the catalog, although a credit is given listing 23 individuals who worked on the publication. A scarce bibliography with hundreds of entries detailing information and material pertaining to the Appalachian South.
The Council of the Southern Mountains (originally called the Conference of the Southern Mountain Workers) was formed in 1913 by a collective of social workers, pastors, academia, and others who wished to help the region by improving health conditions, advancing agricultural practices, and preserve the unique culture in the region. Item #1394.
Condition: Very Good-, with toning to somewhat fragile newsprint; small chips and tears along spine folds and fore edges; a 1" tear/hole along spine fold of Section One; staple holes and tear near top of covers of Section One; mailing address label affixed to cover.