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The West Virginia Encyclopedia Book

Working under the slogan, "All there is to know about West Virginia," the editors packed 2,200 articles into the pages of this big book. These articles are the work of nearly 600 writers, experts in fields ranging from archeology, biography, history and literature, through folklore, culture, and the arts and sciences.

The West Virginia Encyclopedia is the state's first comprehensive, one-volume reference book in many decades. The contents are arranged alphabetically and cross-referenced for easy access. Both entertaining and authoritative, The West Virginia Encyclopedia is the place to learn more about West Virginia

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West Virginia — A Film History DVD

West Virginia premiered in 1995 on the West Virginia public broadcasting television network. It is an unparalleled saga which reveals the enduring strength and courage of a people who have faced some of America's greatest challenges — clashes between colonists and Native Americans, the Civil War split from Virginia, the Hatfield and McCoy feud, the drama of the coal and lumber camps, modern labor struggles, and the social crises leading to the 1960s War on Poverty.

Narrated by Richard Thomas, West Virginia weaves historic photographs and motion picture footage, quotes from letters and diaries, first-person interviews, and live cinematography into a rich and compelling narrative enhanced by a haunting musical score. Running Time - Approximately 6.5 hours

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