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Settlement Schools of Appalachia

Program Description

Settlement Schools of Appalachia, a 60-minute KET documentary, is the story of settlement schools in Appalachia, particularly Eastern Kentucky, from their modest beginnings in the early 1900s up to the present. Archival photos, journal entries, and traditional music are combined with comments by historians and interviews with school alumni.

The program is available from KET on VHS videocassette. For information, call (800) 945-9167 or e-mail KET Tape Duplication.


600 Cooper Drive, Lexington, KY 40502 (859) 258-7000 (800) 432-0951