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Worker’s Concentration Camp by Julian Martin

A Workers Concentration Camp West Virginia has always been a sort of worker’s concentration camp. Big-city folks from Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Philadelphia, owned and still own most of the minerals under the land. Desperately poor people were brought in to … Continue reading

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Appalachia?

I grew up never hearing anyone use the word Appalachia. We were from West Virginia or Boone County or Kanawha County or Lincoln County. The word became popular during the war on poverty and became grant and thesis writer’s favorite … Continue reading

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