County Histories of Eastern Kentucky
The County Histories of Eastern Kentucky consist of photocopies of historical surveys of eastern Kentucky counties written by the Federal Writers’ Project of the Works Progress Administration from 1936 to 1939.The collection includes typescripts, manuscripts and rare publications on county and community histories written by regional and local authors. The surveys contain brief county histories, field reports, notes, preliminary and corrected drafts of essays, oral testimony, folklore and other miscellaneous materials.

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Floyd County - 150th Anniversary, Henry P. Scalf and Floyd County Sesquicentennial Committee

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Floyd County -General History, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Floyd County - Survey, Jospehine Spradlin

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Floyd County - Wheelwright, Geneva T. Bryant

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Garrard County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Green County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Greenup County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Harlan County - General History, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Harlan County - Notes, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Harlan County - Pine Mountain, Angela Creech

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Johnson County - General History, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Johnson County - Oil Production, Stuart S. Sprague

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Knott County - General History, Appalachian Heritage Magazine

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Knott County - General History, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Knox County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Lee County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Leslie County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Letcher County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Lewis County - General History, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Lewis County - Vanceburg, Helen Lowder

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Magoffin County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Martin County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Mason County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Montgomery County - General History, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Montgomery County - Historical Sketches, Richard Reid