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Life’s harsh reality and a rich storytelling tradition have given rise to a host of otherworldly beings. As distinct from one another as you and me, ghosts, haints, witches, and boogers have tricked, vexed, consoled, troubled, frightened, and entertained generations of Appalachians. From the collections of the Archives of Appalachia, the following playlist is a sampling of stories depicting these shadowy figures.

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Life’s harsh reality and a rich storytelling tradition have given rise to a host of otherworldly beings. As distinct from one another as you and me, ghosts, haints, witches, and boogers have tricked, vexed, consoled, troubled, frightened, and entertained generations of Appalachians. From the collections of the Archives of Appalachia, the following playlist is a sampling of stories depicting these shadowy figures.

    A Little Boys Imagination

    A Little Boys Imagination

    • 1 min
    Ghosts at the Creek-Hearing and Seeing Things

    Ghosts at the Creek-Hearing and Seeing Things

    • 6 min
    How He Saw a Ghost

    How He Saw a Ghost

    • 6 min
    Basis for believing in Ghosts

    Basis for believing in Ghosts

    • 26 min
    Ghost Relatives-Soldiers- Religion

    Ghost Relatives-Soldiers- Religion

    • 13 min
    Haint tale

    Haint tale

    • 3 min

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