Monthly Archives: May 2014

Sweet Gaventa! Grappling Over Appalachian Historiography in the Clear Fork Valley

  I don’t think I could have read two books about the same place that are so different like I did this past week. I delved into material that I hope will give me a better context for the Cumberland … Continue reading

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Notes from the Landscape: Mammoth Cave National Park

I spent two days this week at Mammoth Cave National Park. I never saw any caves. I met with a former Job Corps center director that was at Mammoth Cave when the Great Onyx Job Corps Conservation Center opened in … Continue reading

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Back in the Volunteer State

I submitted the first draft of residency study to the NPS on April 15 and made my way back to Middle Tennessee shortly thereafter to meet with my committee for my portfolio and dissertation proposal defense. I submitted a twenty-plus … Continue reading

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