Appalachian Volunteers, Bristol - Prestonsburg General Office Files,1966-1971

Descriptive Summary

Title
Appalachian Volunteers, Bristol - Prestonsburg General Office Files,1966-1971
Creator
Appalachian Volunteers
Extent
12 lin. ft.
Subjects
Fund raising -- Appalachian Volunteers
Appalachia -- Community development
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:M. Plarr
Repository
Berea College

Collection Overview

Biography / History
On May 3, 1966, the Volunteers became a separate entity from the Council of the Southern Mountains, incorporating as Appalachian Volunteers, Inc. The decision was made to move to Bristol, Tennessee in the spring of 1966, with the move taking place in the fall. In the fall of 1968, funding cutbacks resulted in a move to Prestonsburg.
Scope and Content
This collection is from Appalachian Volunteers headquarters in Bristol, Tennessee and later, Prestonsburg, Kentucky.
Materials, in general, reflect Volunteers administration of programs for the period, and detail their relations with other agencies and public officials, specific Community Action Programs, interest in related programs in other areas, and private funding sources.
Unpublished inventory/register.