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Historical Sketch of Berea College By Joseph P. Thompson, et. al.
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Brief history of Berea College, written about four years after the establishement of the school. Principally written as a fund raiser among the wealthy of the North.
The Day of Small Things By Richard Sears
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A detailed account of the founding of Berea, Kentucky, by Rev. John G. Fee and his fellow abolitionists.
The Day of Small Things By Richard Sears
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A detailed account of the founding of Berea, Kentucky, by Rev. John G. Fee and his fellow abolitionists.
Proverbs and Sayings from the Southern Appalachian Mountains By Dorothy Kickasola
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Over 850 sayings and proverbs with their history and derivation. If you’ve ever wondered where phrases like these came from, this is the book for you: “It’s raining cats and... More > dogs,” “As poor as a church mouse,” “Letting the cat out of the bag,” “Spilling the beans,” “Saved by the bell,” “Kicked the bucket,” “Pulling the wool over someone’s eyes,” “A pig in a poke,” “Knock on wood,” “Between a rock and a hard place,” “Not enough room to swing a cat,” “Beyond the pale,” “Son of a gun,” “Getting someone’s goat,” “The whole ball of wax,” “Saving face,” “Get it by hook or crook,” “Reading the riot act,” and many, more. From one reviewer: It has been said that you can't judge a book by its cover, but in this instance you can! The lovely cover is a prelude to the inside, which is a collection of oft heard proverbs and sayings repeated in most everyone's life. It is a pleasure to have them all together in this well thought out and charming book.< Less
Proverbs and Sayings from the Southern Appalachian Mountains By Dorothy Kickasola
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Over 850 sayings and proverbs with their history and derivation. If you’ve ever wondered where phrases like these came from, this is the book for you: “It’s raining cats and... More > dogs,” “As poor as a church mouse,” “Letting the cat out of the bag,” “Spilling the beans,” “Saved by the bell,” “Kicked the bucket,” “Pulling the wool over someone’s eyes,” “A pig in a poke,” “Knock on wood,” “Between a rock and a hard place,” “Not enough room to swing a cat,” “Beyond the pale,” “Son of a gun,” “Getting someone’s goat,” “The whole ball of wax,” “Saving face,” “Get it by hook or crook,” “Reading the riot act,” and many, more. From one reviewer: It has been said that you can't judge a book by its cover, but in this instance you can! The lovely cover is a prelude to the inside, which is a collection of oft heard proverbs and sayings repeated in most everyone's life. It is a pleasure to have them all together in this well thought out and charming book.< Less
Browine Barked At Midnight By Roberta Allison
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Roberta Larew Allison grew up in rural Monroe County, West Virginia, in a community called Hans Creek. As the oldest of ten children and from the perspective of 92 years, she is definitely an... More > authority on her family and some of the many changes that have taken place over the past nine decades. During that time she has pursued careers, found romance, raised a family, and taken mental notes on all that has happened around her. Now she has put some of these observations into her memoirs to share with friends and family. Her love of writing and her art of sharing some good stories come through in this concise book.< Less
The Laurel Spur By Roland D. Mullins
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The Laurel Spur is about Appalachian family life, 1800s to present, filtered through the philosophy, psychology, political and religious viewpoint of Kentucky educator, corporate executive, and... More > politician Roland Mullins. It is an exploration of the land and the people who have shaped his life. It is an examination of a seventy year old family secret. It is a meditation on religion and a desire to know and to be. It is a soliloquy on thought and a search for higher meaning.< Less
The Laurel Spur By Roland D. Mullins
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The Laurel Spur is about Appalachian family life, 1800s to present, filtered through the philosophy, psychology, political and religious viewpoint of Kentucky educator, corporate executive, and... More > politician Roland Mullins. It is an exploration of the land and the people who have shaped his life. It is an examination of a seventy year old family secret. It is a meditation on religion and a desire to know and to be. It is a soliloquy on thought and a search for higher meaning.< Less
What about us? A collection of essays concerning those of the African Diaspora. By Lakeya Chase
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This book includes a collection of essays written by an undergraduate student at Berea College during her studies of African Americans. This book includes her experience in Ghana, West Africa as an... More > African American and her experience as an intern in Baltimore, MD.< Less
The Cumberland Mountains and the Struggle for Freedom By William E. Barton, D. D.
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A brief tract on the history of abolitionism in the central Applachian mountains. Some discussion of the role that Berea college played in that struggle. Political discussion of the Civil War... More > situation in Kentucky and Tennessee. Illustrated, Indexed.< Less

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