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Illustrations for "Kentucky Miners"

Song by Don West

Illustrated by Ashton Long

Ferrum College, 2006

 

 

 

 

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Please note that the complete text of the song is not represented here. These are excerpts from the work of West and Long.

Ashton Long painted these illustrations in Dr. Tina Hanlon's course English 207, Appalachian Literature, Fall 2006.

Ashton studied the song's text in Higgs, Robert J., Ambrose N. Manning, and Jim Wayne Miller, eds. Appalachia Inside Out: A Sequel to Voices from the Hills. Vol. 1 Conflict and Change. Knoxville: U of Tennessee Press 1995. The song is from O Mountaineers! A Collection of Poems by Don West,1974.

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