Today marks the official launch of The Foxfire Book of Appalachian Women, our most recent publication. This book features twenty-one oral histories from Appalachian women from the Foxfire archive. These remarkable narratives illuminate a diverse regional culture held together by the threads that are woven between women and place, and through generations. Follow the links below to listen to interview clips from women featured in the book!

Community thoughts on Appalachian women in the 1970s:

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Margaret Norton


Beulah Perry

Ethel Corn

Addie Norton

Mary Carpenter

Marinda Brown

Anna Tutt

Carrie Stewart

Nola Campbell

Flora Youngblood

Lyndall Toothman

Angelina Davis

Lena Dorsey

Dakota Brown