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The Front Porch: Inaugural Issue

by John Shelton Reed, Harry M. Watson

The Front Porch: Fall 1994

by John Shelton Reed, Harry L. Watson

Unlocking Photographs

by Ellen Garrison

Front Porch: Winter 1995

by John Shelton Reed, Harry L. Watson

An Episcopalian Imagination

by O'Brien Michael

“Knock Us Out, John!”

by James C. Cobb

Rethinking Southern History

by David L. Carlton

Surveying the South: A Conversation with John Shelton Reed

by Eugene D. Genovese, Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, John Shelton Reed

Passed Down Things

by Josh Guthman

A Place Called The South

by Josh Guthman

In Memoriam: Doug Marlette

by John Shelton Reed

Cool-Water Music

by Joshua Guthman

Dreaming about Chords

by Aaron Smithers

Traveling Shoes

by Aaron Smithers

Southern Side Trip

by Aaron Smithers

Skillet Laureate

by Michael McFee

A Marvelous Gun Unshot

by James McNaughton

Contraband

by Eric Janken

Front Porch: Documentary Arts

by Harry L. Watson

Astronomy

by Jesse Graves

Front Porch: Winter 2015

by Harry L. Watson

Remembering Appomattox

by Edward L. Ayers

Shelby Foote, Memphis, and the Civil War in American Memory

by Timothy S. Huebner, Madeleine M. McGrady

Hobart

by Davis McCombs

Front Porch: Music Vol. 21

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Summer 2015

by Harry L. Watson

Little Dixie’s Circus Cemetery

by Tanya Finchum, Juliana Nykolaiszyn

The Gorilla Story

by Darnell Arnoult

Front Porch: Food Vol. 21

by Harry L. Watson

Food Matters

by Tom Rankin

As We Cooked, As We Lived: Lumbee Foodways

by Sara Wood, Malinda Maynor Lowery

Panfish: Spot On

by Bernard L. Herman

Pie Love You, Cake Do Without You

by Marianne Gingher

Cast-Iron Ghazal

by Michael McFee

Front Porch: Winter 2014

by Jocelyn R. Neal

Dashboard Poet: Roger Miller

by Brian Carpenter

Front Porch: Southern Waters

by Harry L. Watson

Southern Waters: A Visual Perspective

by Bernard L. Herman, William Arnett

In the Lowlands Low: Swamping About the South

by Bland Simpson, Ann Cary Simpson

Front Porch: Summer 2014

by Jocelyn R. Neal

Teenage Pastime

by Natalie Minik

Taking Strong Drink

by Bill Koon

Apple Slices

by Todd Boss

Front Porch: The Help

by Harry L. Watson

The Divided Reception of The Help

by Suzanne W. Jones

Prayer for My Children

by Kate Daniels

Front Porch: Civil War

by Harry L. Watson

The Revenant

by Matthew P. Shelton

Elegy for the Native Guards

by Natasha Trethewey

Front Porch: Summer 2013

by Harry L. Watson

My Inner Hillbilly

by Michael McFee

Moon Pies and Memories

by Mildred Council, John Egerton, George Tindall, William R. Ferris, Doug Marlette, Lee Smith

Flip

by Michael Chitwood

The Poutin’ House

by Harvey H. Jackson III

Front Porch: Global Music

by Jocelyn R. Neal

The Banjo

by Michael McFee

Front Porch: Winter 2013

by Jocelyn R. Neal

Going to Texas

by Carolyn Osborn

Emmett’s Wallet

by Philip C. Kolin

Front Porch: Politics

by Harry L. Watson

On the Temper of the Times

by Ferrel Guillory

“What Sells Me”: Bill Clinton, 1974

by Seth Kotch, Walter De Vries

The South in the Shadow of Nazism

by Stephen J. Whitfield

Raising Cane

by Tammy L. Brown

Front Porch: Food Vol. 18

by Harry L. Watson

Theodore Peed’s Turtle Party

by Bernard L. Herman

Vimala Cooks, Everybody Eats

by Shannon Harvey

Chocolate Pie

by Michael Chitwood

Front Porch: Spring 2012

by Harry L. Watson

Native Ground

by Rob McDonald

Bourbon

by R.T. Smith

Front Porch: Winter 2012

by Harry L. Watson

NASCAR vs. Football: Which Sport Is More Important to the South?

by Harvey H. Jackson III, Daniel S. Pierce

Stores

by William Harmon

Front Porch: Music Vol. 17

by Harry L. Watson

The KISS Letter: An Encounter with Elvis

by Marcie Cohen Ferris, Eugenia Dettelbach Wicker

Front Porch: Memory

by Harry L. Watson

Catfish and Home

by Josh Eure

Front Porch: Photography

by Harry L. Watson

American Studies

by Michael Carlebach

Stereo Propaganda

by Lynn Marshall-Linnemeier

Women Working

by Susan Harbage Page

Front Porch: The Irish

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Winter 2010

by Harry L. Watson

Getting There

by Peter Makuck

Front Porch: Roots Music

by Harry L. Watson

Fabor

by Jocelyn R. Neal

Touching the Music: Charles Seeger

by William R. Ferris

Southern Folk Singers

by Charles Joyner

Front Porch: Southern Lives

by Harry L. Watson

“I train the people to do their own talking”: Septima Clark and Women in the Civil Rights Movement

by David P. Cline, Katherine Mellen Charron, Jacquelyn Dowd Hall, Eugene P. Walker

Learning from the Long Civil Rights Movement’s First Generation: Virginia Foster Durr

by Sarah Thuesen, Bob Hall, Jacquelyn Dowd Hall, M. Sue Thrasher

So Then

by Murray B. Shugars

Front Porch: Spring 2010

by Harry L. Watson

Longing: Personal Effects from the Border

by Susan Harbage Page, Bernard L. Herman

A Civil Passion

by James Fowler

Front Porch: The Edible South

by Harry L. Watson

The Edible South

by Marcie Cohen Ferris

Gravy

by Michael McFee

Red Gravy

by Elizabeth M. Williams

Front Porch: Music Vol. 15

by Harry L. Watson

Legend

by Al Maginnes

Front Porch: Summer 2009

by Harry L. Watson

Lessons of Core Sound Workboats

by Lawrence S. Earley

Chitlin Function

by Jerry Leath Mills

Front Porch: Spring 2009

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: First Peoples

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Civil Rights

by Harry L. Watson

Memories of H. T. Lockard

by Elizabeth Gritter

Front Porch: Katrina

by Harry L. Watson

Is for, to Hold

by Bob Hicok

Front Porch: Summer 2014

by Jocelyn R. Neal

Front Porch: Spring 2008

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Spring 2007

by Harry L. Watson

The Devil Is In

by Tanya Olson

HumaNatureScapes

by Keri McLeod

Riolama

by William Alexander Percy

Buffalo Gals

by Elaine Neil Orr

Front Porch: Photography 2007

by Harry L. Watson

Walker Evans, 1974

by William R. Ferris

Pete Seeger, San Francisco, 1989

by Pete Seeger, Michael K. Honey, William R. Ferris

Living with Ballads: Sidna Allen

by Elizabeth Hadaway

Front Porch: Winter 2007

by Harry L. Watson

Alan Lomax: The Long Journey

by William R. Ferris

Front Porch: Music 2007

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Spring 2006

by Harry L. Watson

Fat Tuesday at Dixie’s

by Sarah Wilkerson-Freeman

Front Porch: Fall 2006

by Harry L. Watson

“My People”

by James H. Clinton

Interview with Julian Bond

by Julian Bond, Elizabeth Gritter

Front Porch: Music 2006

by Harry L. Watson

Blue Yodeler: Jimmie Rodgers

by Bland Simpson

Aiming for Fame and Riches

by John Shelton Reed

Front Porch: Winter 2005

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Summer 2005

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Fall 2005

by Harry L. Watson

Reimagining the South

by William F. Winter

Front Porch: Spring 2005

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Fall 2004

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Winter 2004

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Summer 2004

by Harry L. Watson

Hopes for John Henry Park

by John Douglas

Cold Mountain (review)

by Edward D. C. Campbell

Front Porch: Spring 2004

by Harry L. Watson

Grandfather Long the Last Time

by Robert Hill Long

A Southern Memory

by Robert Flournoy

Front Porch: Winter 2003

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Fall 2003

by Harry L. Watson

April—Deep South

by Phillip Goetzinger

Georgia Scene: 1964

by John Beecher

Vietnam War Memorial

by Robert Morgan

Southern Nigerian

by Elaine Neil Orr

Front Porch: Summer 2003

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Spring 2003

by Harry L. Watson

Audubon Drive, Memphis

by James Seay

Front Porch: Fall 2002

by Harry L. Watson

Struggling with Robert E. Lee

by Michael Fellman

Front Porch: Ghosts

by Harry L. Watson

Dollar Bill

by Michael Chitwood

The Fruits of Memory

by Amy E. Weldon

Front Porch: Summer 2002

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Winter 2000

by Harry L. Watson

The Dead Mule Rides Again

by Jerry Leath Mills

Is It True What They Sing About Dixie?

by Stephen J. Whitfield

The Pond in Summertime

by Daniel Anderson

Goldsboro narrative #11

by Forrest Hamer

Front Porch: Fall 2000

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Spring 2002

by Harry L. Watson

Thunder and A Southern Rhetoric

by Cathy Smith Bowers

Confessions of a Chapel Hill Liberal

by John Herbert (Jack) Roper

The Lessons

by Michael McFee

Front Porch: Summer 2000

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Spring 2000

by Harry L. Watson

Equine Relics of the Civil War

by Drew Gilpin Faust

Front Porch: Winter 2001

by Harry L. Watson

The Contradictory South

by Sheldon Hackney

Mozart Went Down to Georgia

by Gavin James Campbell

Front Porch: Winter 1999

by Harry L. Watson

Killers Real and Imagined

by Doris Betts

Front Porch: Summer 1999

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Fall 1999

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Spring 1999

by Harry L. Watson

King of the One-String

by Tom Rankin, Fetzer Mills Jr.

Front Porch: Fall 1998

by Harry L. Watson

Yoknapatawpha: Images and Voices

by George G. Stewart

Front Porch: Winter 1997

by Harry L. Watson

Bringin’ It All Back Home

by Robert T. Jones Jr., Roland L. Freeman

Front Porch: Summer 1998

by Harry L. Watson

Soul Food

by John Shelton Reed

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

by Lauren F. Winner

Front Porch: Fall 2001

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Spring 1998

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Spring 1997

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Summer 1997

by Harry L. Watson

The Resurrection of Christ

by David Sedaris

The Goal of a Realist

by Doris Betts

Front Porch: Winter 1996

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Summer 2001

by Harry L. Watson

Front Porch: Fall 1995

by John Shelton Reed

Store Lunch

by Jerry Leath Mills

Front Porch: Fall/Winter 1996

by Harry L. Watson

Looking Back

by Hodding Carter III

The Front Porch: Spring 1995

by Harry L. Watson, John Shelton Reed

Sartoris Resartus

by Charles Joyner

An Embattled Emblem

by John Shelton Reed

The Front Porch: Southern Humor

by John Shelton Reed

Front Porch: Summer 2016

by Harry L. Watson

Drawn to Water

by Bryce Lankard

22 Years, 22 Articles

by Southern Cultures

We Shall Overcome (review)

by Trudier Harris

Weedeater: Chapter 1

by Robert Gipe

Mason–Dixon Lines

by Southern Cultures

Front Porch: 21c Fiction

by Harry L. Watson

Call

by Atsuro Riley

Other People’s Pets

by Fred J. Porter

The Pony Express for Culture

by Southern Cultures

Eels for Winter

by Bernard L. Herman

The Necessity of a Show Like This

by Trevor Schoonmaker, Stacy Lynn Waddell, Jeff Whetstone

Whose South?

by Charles Reagan Wilson

Front Porch: Winter 2016

by Harry Watson

Feeling Frank

by Jennifer Ho

They Live

by Ross White

Southern Voices

by Southern Cultures

New Roots/Nuevas Raíces: Stories from Carolina del Norte

by Jaycie Vos, Maria Silvia Ramirez, Laura Villa-Torres, Hannah Gill

Mason–Dixon Lines (Part II)

by Southern Cultures

In-Between the Color Lines with a Spy Camera

by Darin Waters, Gene Hyde, Kenneth Betsalel

The King of the Birds

by Southern Cultures