Long Journey Home materials, c.1987

Sub-Series ap.afc.06.15

92 Film containers
110 Audio tapes
8 Video cassettes
9 Photo prints
1 Boxes
Part of: Appalshop Films Collection, 1969-2015 > Series VI. Appalshop Films/Headwaters Television, 1984-1990 > Long Journey Home materials, c.1987
Scope and Contents
Contains material related to the color documentary Long Journey Home, a 1987 release. The film explores the ethnic diversity of the Appalachian region, the economic forces which cause people to migrate into and out of the area, and the personal decisions individuals make to stay, leave, and return.   It includes interviews with various people from the region about their choices.  Subjects include rural-urban migration, Appalachian African Americans, and social conditions of the Appalachian region.