Tag: Appalachia

"Father of Appalachian studies" is topic of UMR author’s book

Posted by on April 17, 2003

Often referred to by the press as “Mr. Appalachia,” Cratis D. Williams was a pioneer in the field of Appalachian Studies. A newly published book co-edited by his son, Dr. David Cratis Williams of the University of Missouri-Rolla, chronicles Williams’ memoirs of childhood in Kentucky.

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