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Foley, Louise Pledge Heath.

Summary: Information was abstracted from land records and quit rent rolls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Foley 1974

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3755 Foley VOL. 1

Mills, Lauren A.

Summary: In the poverty of the Appalachian coal country in 1908, eight-year-old Minna's life gets even more difficult after her father dies of black lung, and that winter she cannot go to school because she does not have a coat--until the quilting mothers make her a coat using pieces of cloth from their own lives, each with a special story behind it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MIL

Johnson, Clint

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John F. Blair 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.55 JOH

Contents: Run to Jesus for refuge (Charles Barnett) -- Joe Turner (Ed Young & Hobart Smith) -- The Titanic (Bessie Jones, Hobart Smith & the Georgia Sea Island Singers) -- Witness for my Lord (Silver Leaf Quartet) -- Dark day (Silver Leaf Quartet) -- The very same God (Silver Leaf Quartet) -- Gospel train (Silver Leaf Quartet) -- I got a home (Nat Rahmings, Hobart Smith & Ed Young) -- Hey, hey, honey...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rounder 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RELIGIOUS SOU

Summary: A shocking and outlandish year-in-the-life documentary about the White Family of Boone County, West Virginia's most notorious extended family, with shoot-outs, robberies, gas-huffing, drug dealing and using, pill popping, murders, and tap dancing. Nestled deep in the Appalachian Mountains, the White family glorifies their criminal behavior and lives an existence more like something from the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video Group 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WIL

Walls, Jeannette.

Summary: Journalist Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary and their four children lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic, brilliant man who, when sober, captured his children's imagination, teaching them how to embrace life fearlessly. Rose Mary painted...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.82 WAL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 WALLS, JEANNETTE WAL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD B WALLS

Summary: Coal provides half of America's electricity. Examines the explosive forces that have set in motion a conflict between the coal industry and residents of West Virginia. Faced with toxic ground water, the obliteration of 1.4 million acres of mountains, and a government that appeases industry, the heroes launch a valiant fight to arouse the nation's help in protecting their mountains, saving their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video Group 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC BUR

Gourley, Robbin.

Summary: From the whippoorwill's call on the first day of spring through the first snowfall, Edna and members of her family gather fruits, berries, and vegetables from the fields, garden, and orchard on their Virginia farm and turn them into wonderful meals. Includes facts about the life of Edna Lewis, a descendant of slaves who grew up to be a famous chef, and five recipes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JE Gou

Green, James R.

Summary: From before the dawn of the 20th century until the arrival of the New Deal, one of the most protracted and deadly labor struggles in American history was waged in West Virginia. On one side were powerful corporations whose millions bought armed guards and political influence. On the other side were 50,000 mine workers, the nation’s largest labor union, and the legendary “miners’ angel,” Mother...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Monthly Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 GRE

Summary: Investigating a massive chemical spill in West Virginia that left 300,000 people without drinking water for months, filmmaker Cullen Hoback uncovers government and corporate collusion with frightening nationwide public health implications.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WHA

Brown, Rita Mae.

Summary: After a plane crashes in Crozet, Virginia, the pilot's body is discovered in the refrigerator of a local food plant. An investigation is launched by Mrs. Murphy, the tiger cat of the local postmistress.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Ferguson, Chris

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: C. Ferguson 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.5 FER

Powell, Patricia Hruby

Summary: Written in blank verse, the story of Mildred Loving, an African American girl, and Richard Loving, a Caucasian boy, who challenge the Viriginia law forbidding interracial marriages in the 1950s.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC POW

Roy, Lucinda.

Summary: Chronicles one teacher's efforts to reach out and help the extremely troubled Seung-Hui Cho, which were hampered by the school's rules regarding student confidentiality, leading to the April 2007 massacre of 32 students at Virginia Tech.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harmony Books 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 ROY

Bockstruck, Lloyd DeWitt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 1988

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.3755 BOC

Brown, Rita Mae.

Summary: Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen and her cats Mrs. Murphy and Pewter are on the case when two people are found murdered during her 20th high school reunion.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Ditchfield, Christin

Summary: "This book explores the people, places, and history of the Virginia Colony"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capstone imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 975.5 DIT

Wardell, Patrick G.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Heritage Books 1986

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3775 WAR

Austin, Lynn N.

Summary: In the aftermath of the Civil War, Josephine vows to rebuild her family's once-grand Virginia plantation. But in the face of such destruction, is redemption and faith in God possible? The difficult years of the Reconstruction era are brought to life by interweaving the stories of three women--daughter, mother, and freed slave--in a riveting tale.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION AUS

Schreiner-Yantis, Netti

Contents: v. 1. 1-784 -- v. 2. 785-1482 -- v. 3. Index.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Books in Print 1987

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.3755 Schre
2 available in Reference, Call number: GEN VIR

Summary: Special Agent Gibbs and company are tested like never before with a flurry of high-stakes cases involving international espionage, al Qaeda plots, brutal serial killings and double agents.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: CBS 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NCI

Summary: NCIS Special Agent Jethro Gibbs leads his team to investigate all crimes dealing with the U.S. Navy or U.S. Marine Corps. The team continues to deal with a death of one of it's own while being broken up by the new director. They find a mole within their ranks, solve a murder at a Marine base, and a home invasion right before Christmas. McGee becomes a hostage at a womens' prison, while Abby is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV NCI

Erskine, Kathryn.

Summary: When twelve-year-old Frederick "Red" Porter's father dies in 1972, his mother wants to sell their automobile repair shop and move her two sons back to Ohio, but Red is desperate to stop the sale even if it means unearthing some dark family secrets in a Virginia rife with racial tensions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ERS

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