Community Outreach

Digitizing, Recording

and Remembering

Black In Appalachia can visit your community to:
  • Conduct oral histories
  • Digitize newspaper clippings, photographs, letters, and other materials of personal and historical significance
  • Conduct screening and presentations of our documentary films
  • Present and discuss our work with your community

In The Press

"Alum Lauren Cole ('19) Speaks on Practicum with PBS 'Black in Appalachia' Project"
University of Tennessee, July 2019
"Holding on to History", Greeneville Sun, February 2018
"Black in Appalachia - Living History", Appalshop, February 2018
"PBS Documentary to Include Tennessee Picnic", Newport Plain Talk, April 2016
"PBS film tells the 80-year story of Rogersville's Swift College", Kingsport Times-News, February 2015

Want a visit? Contact

Project Director, William Isom II info[at]