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Further Reading on Ashe and Watauga Counties

Further Reading on Ashe and Watauga Counties

By Zoe van Buren

 

Arthur, John Preston. A History of Watauga County, North Carolina. With Sketches of Prominent                         Families. Richmond: Everett Waddey Co., 1915.

Barret, Elizabeth (Director). 1974. Fixin’ to Tell about Jack (Film). Whitesville, Ky.: Appalshop, 1974.

Burton, Thomas G. Some Ballad Folks. Johnson City, Tenn.: ETSU Research Development Committee,             1978.

Cooper, Leland R. and Mary Lee Cooper. The People of the New River: Oral Histories from the Ashe,             Alleghany, and Watauga Counties of North Carolina. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2001.

Fussell, Fred. Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina: A Guide to Music Sites, Artists, and Traditions of             the Mountains and Foothills. Chapel Hil, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 2013.

Hardy, Michael C. Watauga County North Carolina in the Civil War. Charleston, S.C.: The History Press,             2013.

Harmon, Terry L. Watauga County Revisited. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Publishing, 2016.

Hicks, Orville. Jack Tales and Mountain Yarns: As Told By Orville Hicks, edited by Julia Taylor Ebel,             afterword by Thomas McGowan. Boone, N.C.: Parkway Publishers, 2009.

Houck, John, Clarice Weaver, and Carol Williams. Ashe County. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Publishing, 2000.

Koon, William Henry. Folk Songs of Watauga. MA Thesis, Athens: University of Georgia, 1966.

McDermitt, Barbara Rice Damron. A Comparison of a Scottish and American Storyteller and their Marchen             Repertoires. PhD diss., Edinburgh, Scotland: University of Edinburgh, 1986.

Patton, Sandy (collector). The Traditional Music of Beech Mountain, North Carolina, volume 1: "The Older             Ballads and Sacred Songs." Huntington, Vt.: Folk-Legacy Records, 1964.

_________. 1964. The Traditional Music of Beech Mountain, North Carolina, volume 1: "The Later Songs             and Hymns." Huntington, Vt.: Folk-Legacy Records, 1964.

Pepper, Susan G. 2008. “A Whistling Girl and a Crowing Hen Always Come to Some Bad End”: The             Singing Traditions of Three Western North Carolina Women: Hazel Rhymer, Pearl Hicks and Zora             Walker. Thesis, Boone, N.C.: Appalachian State University, 2008.

Proffitt, Frank, Jr. "Jack, My Father and Uncle Ray" and "Jack and the Old Rich Man." In Jack in Two Worlds:             Contemporary North American Tales and Their Tellers, ed. William Bernard McCarthy, pp. 27-55.             Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 1994.

Warner, Anne. Traditional American Folksongs from the Anne and Frank Warner Collection. Syracuse,             N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1984.