The Tennessee-Virginia Tri-Cities: Urbanization in Appalachia, 1900-1950

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In 1900, the Appalachian region of northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia began to change. The inhabitants were dependent on the resources of the rural land, but the arrival of railroads spawned industrialization. Over the next several decades, families moved down from the mountains into the valley of East Tennessee as workers took jobs in the developing urban centers. Country stores, two-lane roads, and cornfields would eventually give way to cities, multi-lane highways, and new housing. The Tri-Cities--Kingsport, ...

The Tennessee-Virginia Tri-Cities: Urbanization in Appalachia, 1900-1950 2010, University of Tennessee Press, Chicago

ISBN-13: 9781572337077

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The Tennessee-Virginia Tri-Cities: Urbanization in Appalachia, 1900-1950 2005, University of Tennessee Press

ISBN-13: 9781572333345

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