Being A Joines Entire Folkstreams


Website on Joines stories by Joyce Joines Newman

Additional stories and background materials on the Joines family and on the local community in the Brushy Mountains near Wikesboro, North Carolina.

Joyce Joines Newman, the daughter of Frail and Blanche Joines, is a professional folklorist and artist. She has created a supplemental "Being a Joines" site with additional stories and background materials. The website fleshes out the film with information on the family and community, photographs, a related military history, and links to additional folklore and historical documents from Wilkes County, maps, a Western North Carolina Heritage Bibliography, and a page of Appalachian Studies resources.

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Acknowledgements to: Joyce Joines Newman

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