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Reference to Mud Creek, Ky. can be found in the 1971 SHC Annual Report and the listed profiles below, but other related content is not yet on file in the Archive.
One of the many Philosophy majors among SHC’s early community organizers, Jack graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1971 and spent the following summer working in Mud Creek, Ky. He later founded the Georgia Agricultural Marketing Project after briefly working with… Continued
A self-described “Hillbilly Activist”, Eula Hall (Pike County, Ky., 29 October 1927 – Craynor, Ky., 8 May 2021) was a former Appalachian Volunteer and the leader of the “Eastern Kentucky Welfare Rights Organization” which invited the Student Health Coalition to… Continued
[Story contributed by Jack Beckford, with assistance from Sara Platt Williams] During the Fall of 1970, the SHC was contacted by the Eastern Kentucky Welfare Rights Organization (EKWRO), centered in Floyd Co, Ky. EKWRO was already doing organizing among low-income… Continued
In supplement to ETRC’s involvement with the Black Lung Association in LaFollette and the Black Lung Clinic in Jacksboro, John Kennedy describes its ongoing activity outside of East Tennessee, too. Namely, he discusses his role setting up clinics in eastern… Continued