AppLit's Appalachian Picture Gallery

Compiled by Tina L. Hanlon

Britt Hall, Ferrum College


Fences along the Blue Ridge Parkway / Mabry Mill

Smoky Mountains: Griner Spring Break / Roots and Rocks

George Loveland's Book Under the Workers' Caps Wins 2007 Harry Caudill Award

Illustrations by Ashton Long for Don West Song "Kentucky Miners"

Illustrations for "Catskins" by Russell Kent's Kindergarten Class

Illustrations for "Mutsmag" by Franklin County School Children

Illustrations for "Ashpet" by Franklin County School Children

Wetlands Estonoa, St. Paul, VA - 2010 photos

Illustrations from books by Ruth & Latrobe Carroll: Runaway Pony, Runaway Dog and Beanie

Jack Tale Players performance photos (in Jack Tale Players web site, with index to other photos in AppLit)

Photo Galleries for Blue Ridge Institute Online Exhibits and Blue Ridge Folklife Festival, Ferrum College (in BRI web site)

Most famous real people pictured in AppLit:

Richard Chase
Bonnie Collins
Omope Carter Daboiku
Jerry Harmon
Ray & Orville Hicks

Patricia A. Johnson

George Loveland

George Ella Lyon
Nellie McCaslin 1   2  3

Sharyn McCrumb 1  2


Louise McNeill

Becky Mushko
Katherine Paterson

Lee Smith
Anna Egan Smucker

R. Rex Stephenson

Willette Thompson 1 2
Thomas Townsend
Frank X Walker

Perry Deane Young

Illustrated tales in AppLit:



Mountain Marbles: An Appalachian Tale

Other pages in folktale bibliographies and articles have performance photos or drawings by children.

To find other photos and book covers in AppLit, you can search on the Ferrum College home page or the Google Image Search page.

See also:

Index of Student Writing and Illustration in AppLit

Scenic photos and illustrations scattered through AppLit's Teaching Unit on West Virginia's Appalachian Music and Literature

Ferrum College Appalachian Cluster 2009 (in

Ferrum College Appalachian Cluster 2010 (in, includes photos of Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine, Jack Tales wall at SWVCC, and Wetlands Estonoa)

Photo Tour and Quilt Collection in Center of Virtual Appalachia, Morehead State University

Appalachian Photographers Project, East Tennessee University.

Ferrum College Photo Galleries and press releases, including

Blue Ridge Institute Grand Reopening and Rededication, March 2012
Blue Ridge Folklife Festival 2011 (Flickr photos)
Heidi adaptation set in Blue Ridge Mountains, produced by Blue Ridge Dinner Theatre, 2011
        Photos by Ken McCreedy in Ferrum College Flickr account.
2008 Blue Ridge Folklife Festival photo gallery and links

2007-8 Blue Ridge Institute Renovation Project
2008 Ice Storm on campus
Blue Ridge Clay Invitational - Fall 2007 (pottery/ceramics exhibit)
Blue Ridge Folklife Festival - Oct. 2007 (also press release and music clips)

Thoreau's Cabin [being replicated] in Ferrum - May 2007

Campus Photos - Summer 2007

Roots of Virginia Culture - July 2007 (folklife presentation in Washington, D. C.; see also press release)

Women Artists of Distinction (art in Blue Ridge Mountain Room, Franklin Hall, 2007)

Blue Ridge Folklife Festival - Oct. 2006

Cattle Show - April 2006

Women's Leadership Conference - March 2006 (with Patricia A. Johnson, Mountain Women Rising, Franki P. Rutherford - in Flickr)
Women's Leadership Conference - March 2006 (with Patricia A. Johnson, Mountain Women Rising, Franki P. Rutherford)
Jack Tale Players Perform Tribute to Nellie McCaslin - 2006

Art Exhibit by Genesis N. Chapman of Bent Mountain - Winter 2007 (also press release with photo)

Alumni Art Show Fall 2006

Blue Ridge Folklife Festival - Oct. 2004

NEH Institute Brings Writers Robert Morganand Lee Smith to Ferrum - 2004

Banjo Player Rufus Kasey Featured in Film, Discussion for NEH Institute - 2004

Folklife Festival 2003 Photos

Antique Postcards of Western Virginia Focus of New Exhibit - 2002

Sharyn McCrumb and Mary Arden Collins to visit to Ferrum - 2002

Sharyn McCrumb, Willette Thompson '81, Mary Arden Collins, and art contest at 2002 Women's Leadership Conference

Appalachian Storyteller To Visit Ferrum College (Orville Hicks) - 2002

Affrilachian Authors at Ferrum College - 2002

Blue Ridge Dinner Theatre, Ferrum Students and Faculty in Stage of The Art Magazine - 2002

Southwest Virginia's German Heritage on Exhibit at Ferrum College - 2001

A Different Ralph Stanley MP3 A Week: Celebrating His Upcoming Appearance At Folklife Festival Oct 27! - 2001


If you would like to contribute pictures to this web site, or ideas for teaching with Appalachian pictures and literature, please contact Tina L. Hanlon.