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, rare publications and oral histories 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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Carter County - Schools, Hubert V. Crawford

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Clay County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Cumberland County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Elliott County, Stuart S. Sprague

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Elliott County, Works Progress Administration and Historical Records Survey

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Floyd County, Stuart S. Sprague

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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