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About the Contributors <& Editors Louise Boyle is a life-long resident of Ithaca, New York, and a graduate ofVassar College. After studying photographic techniques in New York City, she photographed coal miners in Pennsylvania for The Survey Graphic. In 1937 she, along with social historian Priscilla Smith Robertson, lived for ten days in Myrtle Lawrence's home in Colt, Arkansas. The photographs here were taken with a Leica camera and are part of a larger collection to be published in book form by Elizabeth Payne. Gavin James Campbell, music editor for Southern Cultures, is a doctoral student in history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His dissertation topic is Adanta's musical life in the early twentieth century. Born and raised in the foothills of the Virginia Blue Ridge, Michael Chitwood is a freelance writer living in Chapel Hill, North Carolina . His poetry and fiction have appeared in Poetry, The Southern Review, Threepenny Review, VirginiaQuarterly Review, Field, and numerous other publications. Ohio Review Books has published two books of his poetry—Salt Works (1992) and !^¿/(1995). His third book, The Weave Room, has been published by the University of Chicago Press in the Phoenix Poets series (1998). A book ofhis essays will also be published by Down Home Press in 1998. He is a regular commentator for wunc-fm and a columnist for The Independent'in Durham, North Carolina. Patrick Hllber is a graduate student in U.S. southern history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His dissertation focuses on the social history of hillbilly music in the industrial upland South before World War II. James L· LeloildiS is associate professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ixloudis is coauthor oíUke a Family: The Making ofa Southern Cotton Mill Worldand author ofSchooling the New South: Pedagogy, Self, andSociety in North Carolina, 1880— 1920. He is coeditor for reviews for Southern Cultures. Jerry Leath Mills served from 196; until his retirement in 1997 on the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was professor of English, editor of Studies in Philology, and an associate editor of The Southern UteraryJournal. He is currendy visiting professor of English at East Carolina University and coeditor for reviews for Southern Cultures. Elizabeth Anne Payne is professor of history at the University of Mississippi, where she is also director of the McDonnellBarksdale Honors College. She is the author oíReform, Labor, andFeminism: MargaretDreier Robins and the Women's Trade Union Uague, as well as numerous articles in women's history. Professor Payne learned ofMs. Boyle's photographs and Arkansas visit while researching the history of the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union. Robert M. S. McDonald is a Ph.D. candidate in history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is currendy working on a study ofThomas Jefferson's public image, 1776-1826. Celeste Ray is visiting professor of anthropology at Appalachian State University in North Carolina. She has trained in archaeology at the universities ofFlorida and Washington , the University College Galway in Ireland, and the University of Edinburgh in Scodand, where she researched Scottish national identity and the public presentation of battlefield landscapes. She became interested in Scottish American culture while com127 pleting her doctorate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her dissertation , "Scottish-American Heritage: Celebration and Community in North Carolina," is currently under revision for publication. John Shelton Reed is William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor ofSociology and director of the Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Among his recent books is 1001 Things Everyone ShouldKnowAbout the South, written with Dale Volberg Reed. He is coeditor of Southern Cultures. Fred R. Reenstjerna, research librarian at the Douglas County Museum of History and Natural History in Roseburg, Oregon, grew up in Lexington, South Carolina. He was a regular visitor at the Kleckly Reunion, as well as at Lutheran church dinners and Homecoming picnics throughout the old Saxe Gotha township. A graduate of the College of Charleston, he earned graduate degrees at the University ofMaryland, Lynchburg College, and West Virginia University. He coauthored "The Moving People: Ulster Traditions in the States ofJefferson and Franklin," which examines the continuity of Northern Irish political traditions from historical Eastern Mountain culture to contemporary Southwestern Oregon social issues. Harry L. Watson is professor ofhistory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His most recent publication is Uberty and Power: The Politics ofjacksonian America. He is also coeditor of Southern Cultures. Lauren F. Winner hails from Asheville, North Carolina. She studies history at the University of Cambridge, England, and is at work, with Randall Balmer, on a book about contemporary American evangelicalism. [ 28 About the Contributors

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ISSN
1534-1488
Print ISSN
1068-8218
Pages
pp. 127-128
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-04
Open Access
No
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