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Northern Appalachian Studies: Getting Started

Resources for understanding Northern Appalachian culture, issues, and challenges.

Search Strategies

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To narrow your Google searches, run the search and then add another concept, like steel, coal, immigration, etc.

Research Centers

Appalachian Region: Map of Subregions

Map of Appalachian Region

Library Resources: Non-Fiction

The following books are specifically recommended.

Counties in Northern Appalachia

Maryland: Allegany, Garrett, and Washington

New York: Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie, Schuyler, Steuben, Tioga, and Tompkins

Ohio: Ashtabula, Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton, Guernsey, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Mahoning, Muskingum, Trumbull, and Tuscarawas

Pennsylvania: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Bradford, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lawrence, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, and Wyoming

West Virginia: Brooke, Hancock, Ohio, and Marshall

Library Resources: Historical Fiction

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