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Al Fritsch Poem,

Identifier: AC-562

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a poem "Winter Riders" by Al Fritsch. The poem is accompanied on the page with a black and white drawing of a woman and child sitted amongst trees.


  • undated



Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room without restrictions.

Biographical Note

Al Fritsch was born in the tobacco belt of Kentucky, the son of tobacco growers. He attended Xavier University and then entered the Society of Jesus. He earned a doctorate in chemistry at Fordham. He co-founded the Center for Science in the Public Interest in Washington, D.C. and then created and directed Appalachia -- Science in the Public Interest, an appropriate technology/nature center in Kentucky. He has written numerous books and maintains a web site, http//, where he publishes daily reflections. In recent years he has been involved in pastoral work in Kentucky. This poem "Winter Riders" was published on his Daily Reflections, January 6, 2010.


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This collection is a poem written by Al Fritsch, entitled 'Winter Riders.'


This is a single-item collection.

Acquisitions Information

The origin of this collection is unknown. Accession number is AC.2002.003.

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.
  • Poetry Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
AC.562: Al Fritsch Poem, undated
Processed by Anita Elliott
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Repository Details

Part of the Appalachian State University Special Collections Repository

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