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- This Week in Mars Hill History
- Liston B. Ramsey Center for Appalachian Studies
North Carolina History Lesson Plans from the Southern Appalachian Archives
- North Carolina History Lesson Plans: Precolonial
- North Carolina Era 2 – Colonial 1600 - 1763: Migration Push/Pull Lesson
- North Carolina Era 3 – Revolution 1763 - 1789: Regulator Songs Lesson Plan
- North Carolina Era 4: Early National – 1789-1836: Family Histories Lesson Plan
- North Carolina Era 5: Antebellum - 1836 - 1860: Rip Van Winkle in contemporary writing lesson plan
- North Carolina Era 6: Civil War and Reconstruction - 1860 - 1876: Views of the Civil War Lesson Plan
- North Carolina Era 7: New South – 1876 - 1900: Subscription Schools in Western North Carolina Lesson Plan
- North Carolina Era 8: Early 20th Century – 1900 - 1929 Lesson Plans
- North Carolina Era 9: Depression and War (1929-1945)
- North Carolina Era 10: Postwar (1945-1975): Post-War Political Cartoons Lesson Plan
- North Carolina Era 11: Recent (1975-2010) Lesson Plans
- Land Use in Western North Carolina Lesson Plans from the Southern Appalachian Archives
- North Carolina History Lesson Plans from the Southern Appalachian Archives
- "Feast and Farmin': A Celebration of Western North Carolina Agricultural History"
Additional Digitized Content
Additional digitized materials from the Southern Appalachian Archives are available through our partners' websites.
Digital Library of Appalachia, Appalachian College Association:
Byard Ray Folk Festival Association Records, 1978-1988 photographs and audio recordings
Bascom Lamar Lunsford Collection transcribed folk songs and ballads
Roger Howell Memory Collection of Fiddle Tunes
DigitalNC, North Carolina Digital Heritage Center:
Bascom Lamar Lunsford Scrapbook
The Hilltop, Mars Hill College student newspaper (digital issues from 2001-2008 are available via the Wayback Machine).
The Laurel, Mars Hill College student yearbook
Lunsford Scrapbook Transcription Project
The Memories Collection website shares information about this project that captures the history of Mars Hill College and Mars Hill University, and it displays select interviews from this collection. Southern Appalachian Archives holdings from this collection can be found in the finding aid.