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  • A foghorn on Coal River.

    Contributor: Bongalis, Mae - Hufford, Mary - Flynn, John
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1994-12-15

  • "Plenty of wild mushrooms."

    Contributor: Bongalis, Mae - Hufford, Mary
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1994-12-15

  • "They raised everything they ate."

    Contributor: Bongalis, Mae - Hufford, Mary
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1996-10-04

  • Mae Bongalis strings beans for drying. The dried beans are known as leather britches.

    Contributor: Bongalis, Mae - Eiler, Lyntha Scott
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    Date: 1996-10-05

  • Mae Bongalis in her basement adding more coal to the stove. The basement is where the cracking of the black walnuts takes place.

    Contributor: Bongalis, Mae - Eiler, Lyntha Scott
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    Date: 1996-01-31

  • "That place has been called everything."

    Contributor: Bongalis, Kostis "Shorty - Bongalis, Mae - Hufford, Mary
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1995-03-11

  • Gathering greens and winnowing beans.

    Contributor: Bongalis, Mae - Hufford, Mary
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1994-12-15

  • Shorty Bongalis' walnut cracking place.

    Contributor: Bongalis, Kostis "Shorty - Bongalis, Mae - Hufford, Mary
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1995-03-11

  • "You know how a snake crawls?"

    Contributor: Bongalis, Kostis "Shorty - Bongalis, Mae - Hufford, Mary - Flynn, John
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1994-12-15

  • "Fare you well, Brown."

    Contributor: Bongalis, Kostis "Shorty - Bongalis, Mae - Hufford, Mary
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1995-06-29

  • Some people call them merkles.

    Contributor: Bongalis, Mae - Hufford, Mary
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1995-03-11

  • Medicinal plants II.

    Contributor: Bongalis, Mae - Griffy, Judy Turner
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1995-04-22

  • The death of a company thug.

    Contributor: Bongalis, Mae - Hufford, Mary
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1994-12-15

  • Making chow-chow.

    Contributor: Bongalis, Mae - Hufford, Mary
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1996-10-04

  • Why some people eat ramps and some don't.

    Contributor: Bongalis, Mae - Flynn, John - Hufford, Mary
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1995-04-22

  • Getting to Perry Jarrell's farm.

    Contributor: Bongalis, Kostis "Shorty - Bongalis, Mae - Hufford, Mary
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1996-10-04

  • Stripmining and cemetery access.

    Contributor: Bongalis, Kostis "Shorty - Bongalis, Mae - Hufford, Mary
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1995-03-11

  • Fishing with "Tommy-Toes".

    Contributor: Bongalis, Mae - Hufford, Mary
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1994-12-15

  • Mae Bongalis's homemade canned goods.

    Contributor: Bongalis, Kostis "Shorty - Bongalis, Mae - Hufford, Mary
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Audio Recordings
    Date: 1996-10-04

  • Patrons enjoying their ramp suppers. John Flynn, Mary Hufford, and Mae Bongalis at table in foreground.

    Contributor: Hufford, Mary - Flynn, John - Bongalis, Mae - Eiler, Terry
    Site/Collection: American Folklife Center - Coal River Folklife Collection - Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia - American Memory
    Original Format: Photos, Prints, Drawings
    Date: 1995-04-22