After the Disaster: Re-creating Community and Well-Being at Buffalo Creek since the Notorious Coal-Mining Disaster in 1972

by T. P. Schwartz-Barcott

Table of Contents

List of Tables

Acknowledgments

Foreword by John C. Allen

Preface


Part I: Then


Chapter One: Before, During, and Soon After the Flood


Chapter Two: Experts’ Accounts of Disasters and the Disaster at Buffalo Creek


Part II: Since Then


Chapter Three: Rebuilding the Infrastructure since 1972


Chapter Four: Being with People of Buffalo Creek


Chapter Five: Comparing People of Buffalo Creek, Elk Creek, and St. John


Part III: Now, the Future, and the Past


Chapter Six: Reprising and Re-appraising Our Accounts, Methods, and Memories


Chapter Seven: Future Prospects and Recommendations for Buffalo Creek and for Small Communities in Rural America


Epilogue by Raamie Barker

Glossary

Appendices

Bibliography

Index


 

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