This episode is dedicated to and all about local women leaders and educators who work to advance education and care for all in the Southern Appalachian Region. Featured are stories about Janette Gaines, an American Sign Language teacher with twin daughters who are hearing impaired; ETSU’s professor Delanna Reed, a driving force in the Storytelling Community; and the Pack Mule librarians, who helped increase literacy in hard-to-reach places across Appalachia. The founders of Pine Mountain Settlement School and stories from the archives at the Heritage Alliance are also brought to life. Special Musical Guest is Momma Molasses. StoryTown Radio Show 2021 Season is sponsored by: The Tennessee Arts Commission, Gary and Sandy Degner, Rae Dee O’Lufver, and the Wild Women of Jonesborough. The March production is sponsored by Brenda G’Fellers.
Written by: Jules Corriere with Anne G'Fellers-Mason, sara elizabeth, Catherine Yael Serota.
Music: Brett McCluskey
Sound Engineer/Live Stream: Jared Christian
Editor: Wayne Winkler
Stage Manager: Phyllis Fabozzi
AmeriCorps Intern: Ian Kirkpatrick, M.A.
Special Music Guest: Momma Molasses
Pine Mountain Settlement School
WETS 89.5 FM
Tennessee Arts Commission
Gary and Sandy Degner
Rae Dee O'Lufver
Wild Women of Jonesborough
March Episode Sponsored by Brenda G'Fellers
Town of Jonesborough