restricted access   Volume 20, Number 2, Summer 2014

Table of Contents

Front Porch

pp. 1-4

Rewriting Elizabeth: A Life Lost (and Found) in the Annals of Bryce Mental Hospital

pp. 5-24

Ghosts, Wreckers, and Rotten Ties: The 1891 Train Wreck at Bostian’s Bridge

pp. 25-39

Photo Essay

Teenage Pastime

pp. 40-51

“The Best Notes Made the Most Votes”: W. C. Handy, E. H. Crump, and Black Music as Politics

pp. 52-68

Taking Strong Drink

pp. 69-74

South Polls

Partisan Change in Southern State Legislatures, 1953–2013

pp. 75-89

Beyond Grits and Gravy

Maggie and Buck: Coal Camps, Cabbage Rolls, and Community in Appalachia

pp. 90-99

Not Forgotten

Winning Friends and Influencing Dead People

pp. 100-102

Mason-Dixon Lines

Apple Slices

pp. 103-104


A Different Sun A Novel of Africa by Elaine Neil Orr (review)

pp. 105-106

Our South Geographic Fantasy and the Rise of National Literature by Jennifer Rae Greeson (review)

pp. 107-108

A Delicate Balance Constructing a Conservation Culture in the South Carolina Lowcountry by Angela C. Halfacre (review)

pp. 109-111

About the Contributors

p. 112