Something’s Wrong Here, We Need to Right It

By Bonnie Neumeier Bonnie Neumeier is a long-time advocate for Black and Appalachian urban core neighborhoods in Cincinnati.  She has witnessed the decline of these residential neighborhoods over the...

Reflections on the Inner City

Posted by Phil Obermiller During the 1950s and 1960s Appalachian families moved into Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood in great numbers. The people were proud but poor; the poverty was plain ...

What is Appalachian Culture?

by Michael Maloney Gene Wilhelm’s theory of Appalachian culture is that it is a way of life and thinking that developed in the 1700s when the Scotch Irish and other British Isles and German people c...

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...