What is a “Ringin’ In?”

by Barb Childers In Appalachian tradition, old timers say “ringin’ in” is the proper way to bring in the new year.  This could include anything sufficiently clamorous to chase away bad luck —...

The Urban Appalachian Community Coalition (UACC)

by Maureen Sullivan & Mike Maloney In 1974, a group of Appalachians and their allies organized the Urban Appalachian Council (UAC) in Cincinnati. For the past 40 years, UAC has served urban Appala...

Working Paper Index

  Over the years, Researchers working with the former UAC compiled a Working Paper Index of scholarship and commentary specifically written about the Urban Appalachian community and the UAC. Belo...

Migration

For a comprehensive analysis of census Appalachian migration data please see The Social Areas of Cincinnati: An Analysis of Social Needs by Michael E. Maloney and Christopher Auffrey. Hundreds of th...

Bibliography of Appalachian Resources

Selected Readings on Appalachian Migration and Urban Appalachians initially compiled by Phillip J. Obermiller The following is a list of sources that may be helpful for policy makers, researchers, and...

About Urban Appalachians

Urban Appalachia Cincinnati, Ohio, home of the Urban Appalachian Community Coalition, is not a place typically included in public discourse on Appalachia because it does not fall within the Appalachia...