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Ballad of Frankie Silver: Reflections On a Murder. 2000. Special issue, North Carolina Folklore Journal 47 (Winter/Spring): 1-76. Editor’s foreword by Karen Baldwin, 1-4.
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Blythe, Hal, and Charlie Sweet. 2001. Bloody Ground: Stories of Mystery and Intrigue from Kentucky. Ashland, Ky.: Jesse Stuart Foundation. 300 pp.
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Brown-Hudson Folklore Award [N.C. state folklore society’s highest honor; list of winners, 1971-1996]. North Carolina Folklore Journal 45 (Summer-Fall): 124-127.
Brunvand, Jan H. 2005. “Nostalgia Ain’t What it Used to Be: The Case of ‘Grandma’s Washday’” [pioneer-era numbered steps for doing kettle-washing laundry in the backyard: modernized]. Overland Review: The Journal of the Mid-America Folklore Society 32, nos. 1-2: 7-32.
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Byers, Judy P., John H. Randolph, and Noel W. Tenney. 1999. In the Mountain State: A West Virginia Folklore and Cultural Studies Curriculum [ten lesson plans covering: customs, material culture, language, sense of place, local history, nature lore, oral literature, folk arts, folk music, and written literature]. Charleston: West Virginia Humanities Council. 200 pp., approx.
Campbell, Marie. 2000 . Tales from the Cloud Walking Country [78 Appalachian folktales]. Illustrated by Clare Leighton. Reprint. Athens: University of Georgia Press. 272 pp. Originally published: Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
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Culp, Martha Street. 2007. “Cousin Wash Garner: An Appalachian Folktale” [North Ga. story telling]. Georgia Historical Quarterly 91, no. 2 (Summer): 206-216.
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Davis, Donald. 1997 . Southern Jack Tales [13 tales]. Little Rock: August House. 217 pp. Originally published as Jack Always Seeks His Fortune.
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Feschino, Frank C., Jr. 2004. The Braxton County Monster: The Cover-Up of the Flatwoods Monster Revealed [W.Va.; 1952 siting; UFO/alien encounter]. Charleston, W.Va.: Quarrier Press. 352 pp.
Fine, Elizabeth C. 1999. “‘Lazy Jack’: Coding and Contextualizing Resistance in Appalachian Women’s Narratives.” NWSA Journal: A Publication of the National Women’s Studies Association 11 (Fall): 112-137.
Four Beech Mountain Jack Tales. 2002 . Edited by Thomas McGowan. North Carolina Folklore Journal 49 (Fall/Winter): 69-115. Reprinted from vol. 26, no. 2. Includes the following: Marshall Ward: “An Introduction to a Jack Tale,” “Jack and the Heifer Hide,” “Cat ‘n Mouse” (collected 1944); Ray Hicks: “Jack and the Three Steers” (collected 1963), “Whickity-Whack” (collected 1973-74).
Frankie Silver — A Full Text of the Ballad, from Bobbie McMillon. 2000. North Carolina Folklore Journal 47 (Winter/Spring): 5-7.
Fugate, Jane Muncy, narrator, and Carl Lindahl, introd. 2001. “Two Tellings of ‘Merrywise’: 1949 and 2000” [Ky.]. Journal of Folklore Research 38 (January-August): 39-54. Audio-video clips: http://www.indiana.edu/~jofr/multimedia.html.
Gainer, Patrick W., comp. 2008 . Witches, Ghosts, and Signs: Folklore of the Southern Appalachians. 2nd ed., with a preface and motif index by Judy Prozillo Byers. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press. 216 pp. Chapters: Speech of the mountaineers / Traditional activities and customs / Ghostlore / Folk cures / Nature lore and rules for farming / Superstitions / Witchcraft.
Gavenda, Walter, and Michael T. Shoemaker. 2001. A Guide to Haunted West Virginia. Glen Ferris, W.Va.: Peter’s Creek Publishing. 278 pp.
Green, Archie. 2001. Torching the Fink Books and Other Essays on Vernacular Culture [hillbilly music; folksinging]. Foreword by Robert Cantwell. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 242 pp.
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Hanlon, Tina L. 2008. “It’s Not All About Jack: Old and New Tales from Anne Shelby.” Appalachian Journal 35, no. 4 (Summer): 366-370. Review essay of Anne Shelby’s Adventures of Molly Whuppie and Other Appalachian Folktales (University of North Carolina Press, 2007).
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Hensley, Judith Victoria, ed. 2007. Mountain Mysteries: Stories that Make You Wonder. By the Sixth Graders of Wallins Elementary and Junior High School, Wallins, Ky., 2006-2007. Coldiron, Ky.: Ascended Ideas ePublishing. 160 pp.
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Horner, Kathleen May, informant. 2002. “The Legend of the Braxton County Monster/Flatwoods Monster.” Collected by Judy P. Byers and Dennis Deitz. Traditions: A Journal of West Virginia Folk Culture and Educational Awareness 8: 30-31.
Hutcheson, Neal. 2006. “Gary Carden: Folklorist, Playwright, and Storyteller.” North Carolina Folklore Journal 53, no. 2 (Fall-Winter): 7-10.
In Memoriam: “W.K. McNeil (1940-2005).” 2006. Appalachian Journal 33, no. 2 (Winter): 136-137.
Ives, Edward D. 1995. The Tape-Recorded Interview: A Manual for Field Workers in Folklore and Oral History. 2nd ed. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 128 pp.
Johnson, Polly. 2001. “Two Transcriptions of ‘Jack and the Bull’ by Polly Johnson” [1941; Wise, Va.]. Transcribed by James Taylor and Richard Chase; introduction by Charles L. Perdue, Jr. Journal of Folklore Research 38 (January-August): 99-105.
Jones, Loyal, and Billy Edd Wheeler. 1995. More Laughter in Appalachia: Southern Mountain Humor. Little Rock: August House. 224 pp.
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Knost, Michael, ed. 2007. Legends of the Mountain State. Chapmanville, W.Va: Woodland Press. 160 pp. Thirteen ghost stories.
Knost, Michael,ed. 2008. Legends of the Mountain State 2: More Ghostly Tales from the State of West Virginia [13 tales]. Chapmanville, W.Va: Woodland Press. 116 pp.
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Lepp, Bil. 2008. Halfdollar [fiction]. Charleston, W.Va.: Quarrier Press. 223 pp. Author is a five-time winner of the West Virginia Liars’ Contest.
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Lovern, Kyle. 2008. Appalachian Case Study: UFO Sightings, Alien Encounters and Unexplained Phenomena. Chapmanville, W.Va.: Woodland Press. 108 pp. Documents 16 sightings.
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McCoy, Edain. 1997. Mountain Magick: Folk Magick & Wisdom From the Heart of Appalachia. Llewellyn’s Practical Magick Series. Saint Paul, Minn.: Llewellyn Publications. 240 pp.
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Montell, William Lynwood. 1994. Kentucky Ghosts. New Books for New Readers. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. 58 pp.
Montell, William Lynwood. 2000 . Don’t Go Up Kettle Creek: Verbal Legacy of the Upper Cumberland [Cumberland River Valley, Ky./Tenn.; oral history]. Reprint, with a new foreword. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 247 pp.
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Moynahan, Denise Hillman. 2005. The Great Cavern of the Winds: Tales from Backbone Mountain [juvenile literature; Tolkein-style adventures of little mountain people cave-dwellers]. Johnson City, Tenn.: Overmountain Press. 65 pp.
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Mullins, Matthew. 2002. “UFO’s in West Virginia: An Historical Overview.” Goldenseal: West Virginia Traditional Life 28 (Fall): 66-69.
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Musick, Ruth Ann. 2002. “Folklore of Belief: Omens, Tokens, Signs, and Tales of Wisdom, Caution, and Hope” [from unpublished collection; 1950s and 60s informants]. Traditions: A Journal of West Virginia Folk Culture and Educational Awareness 8: 18-26.
Nelson, Scott Reynolds, with Marc Aronson. 2008. Ain’t Nothing but a Man: My Quest to Find the Real John Henry. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic. 64 pp. Juvenile literature; biography; research clues and discoveries.
Nelson, Scott Reynolds. 2006. Steel Drivin’ Man: John Henry, the Untold Story of an American Legend [W.Va.; identifies the real man, the folk ballad history, black convict labor, railroad robber barons; Chesapeake and Ohio Railway]. New York: Oxford University Press. 214 pp.
Nelson, Scott Reynolds. 2008. “Who Was John Henry? Railroad Construction, Southern Folklore, and the Birth of Rock and Roll.” In Other Souths: Diversity and Difference in the U.S. South, Reconstruction to Present, ed. P. Holloway, 38-66. Athens: University of Georgia Press. Originally published in Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas 2 (May 2005): 53-79.
Nelson, Scott. 2005. “Who Was John Henry? Railroad Construction, Southern Folklore, and the Birth of Rock and Roll.” Labor: Studies in Working Class History of the Americas 2, no. 2: 53-79.
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Owen, Jerry, and Linda Anders, eds. 2007. Voices of Our Mountain Kin: Volume Two: More Folklore and Traditions from the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Colorado Springs, Colo.: Andborough Publishing. 181 pp.
Owen, Jerry, Linda Anders, and Pamela A. Yarborough, eds. 2006. Voices of Our Mountain Kin: Folklore and Traditions from the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Colorado Springs, Colo.: Andborough Publishing. 157 pp.
Park, Edwards. 2000. “A Tale of Fatal Feuds and Futile Forensics: A Smithsonian Anthropologist Digs for Victims of a West Virginia Mob Murder” [1889 murders of fiddlers Milt Haley and Green McCoy]. Smithsonian 30 (March): 32, 34, 36.
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Patrick, Kevin J. 2000. “Joe Magarac and the Spirit of Pittsburgh” [steel folk hero; Pittsburgh’s Paul Bunyan and John Henry]. In A Geographic Perspective of Pittsburgh and the Alleghenies: From Precambrian to Post-Industrial, eds. K. Patrick and J. Scarpaci, 10-16. Washington, D.C.: Association of American Geographers.
Patrick, Kevin J. 2006. “Joe Magarac and the Spirit of Pittsburgh” [steelworkers’ mythical, Slavic folk hero: Monongahela and Ohio Valley]. In Pittsburgh and the Appalachians: Cultural and Natural Resources in a Postindustrial Age, ed. J. Scarpaci, 53-63. Pittsburgh, Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press.
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Perspectives on the Jack Tales and Other North American Marchen. 2001. Special issue, Journal of Folklore Research 38 (January-August): 1-179.
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Rolph, Daniel N. 1994. "To Shoot, Burn, and Hang": Folk-History From a Kentucky Mountain Family and Community. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 171 pp.
Russell, Randy, and Janet Barnett. 1999. The Granny Curse and Other Ghosts and Legends from East Tennessee [25 tales]. Winston-Salem, N.C.: John F. Blair. 112 pp.
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Samples, Mack. 2002. Elk River Ghosts: Tales & Lore [21 stories]. Charleston, W.Va.: Quarrier Press. 82 pp.
Samples, Mack. 2005. The Devil’s Tea Tables: West Virginia Ghost Tales and Other Stories [25 tales]. Charleston, W.Va.: Quarrier Press. 117 pp.
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Shelby, Anne. 2007. The Adventures of Molly Whuppie and other Appalachian Folktales [inspired by Leonard Roberts’ tales; featuring a clever female hero or “Jack”]. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 88 pp. Contents: The adventures of Molly Whuppie -- Molly the giant slayer -- Tater toe -- Molly and Blunderbore -- Molly Fiddler -- Runaway cornbread -- Molly and the ogre who would not pick up -- Pig tale -- Molly and the unwanted boyfriends -- Grind mill grind -- Jack and the Christmas beans -- Molly and Jack -- Molly, Jack, and the sillies -- Just past dreaming rock.
Shoemaker, Henry W. 2005 . Pennsylvania Mountain Stories [29 backwoods stories from lumber camps, farms, and taverns]. State College: Pennsylvania State University Press. 121 pp. Originally published: Reading, Pa.: Reading Times Publishing Company. http://apps.libraries.psu.edu/digitalbookshelf/bookindex.cfm?oclc=1236568.
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Still, James, and Margot Tomes. 1996. Jack and the Wonder Beans. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky. 32 pp.
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