"Up'n under Appalachia: Comment. Appalred vs. 'Judicare': Public Interest Law in West Virginia" by Paul J. Kaufman, and "Southern Appalachian Conference: 'Towards 1984'" by James Branscome.
"Controversy in God's Grand Division: The Council of the Southern Mountains" by David E. Whisnant.
"Appalachian Congressmen during the New Deal Era" by Philip A. Grant Jr.
"Municipal British-Received Place Names in Tennessee" by Donald Kay.
"Recent Southern Literary Criticism" a review essay by M. Thomas Inge.
Brief Reviews by Charlotte T. Ross (Sequatchie: A Story of the Southern Cumberlands by J. Leonard Raulston and James W. Livingood, The Scopes Trial: The State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes by Mary Lee Settle, Growin' Up Country edited by Jim Axelrod, How to Make and Play the Dulcimore by Chet Hines, The Old-Time Fiddler's Repertory edited by R.P. Christeson, and Passerman's Hollow by Jane Stuart).
Music Reviews by W.H. Ward (Old Love Songs & Ballads from the Big Laurel, North Carolina produced by Folkways).
Poetry by Kelly Cherry ("For Teenage Boys Murdered in Texas: The Refusal to Dramatize Bloodlust") and Jim Wayne Miller ("Small Farms Disappearing in Tennessee").