Photos, Prints, Drawings Daffy Bonds' house on Shumate's Branch

Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Bradford, Rick
Dates 1985
Location Chestnut Hollow
Shumate's Branch
West Virginia
Language English
Subjects Chestnut Hollow (Shumate's Branch, W. Va.)
Community Undevelopment
Nineteen Eighties
Shumate's Branch
Sludge Dams
Slurry Ponds
Vernacular Architecture
Daffy Bonds' house on Shumate's Branch
Contributor Names
Bradford, Rick (Photographer)
Created / Published
Mid- to Late-1980s
Subject Headings
-  Gardens
-  Nineteen eighties
-  Shumate's Branch
-  Vernacular architecture
-  Sludge dams
-  Chestnut Hollow (Shumate's Branch, W. Va.)
-  Community undevelopment
-  Displacement
-  Slurry ponds
-  Ethnography
-  Photographs
-  West Virginia -- Shumate's Branch
-  West Virginia -- Chestnut Hollow (Shumate's Branch)
-  Rick Bradford of Edwight, West Virginia, took photographs of homes on Shumate's Branch just before they were torn down to build a slurry impoundment. Dave Bailey describes the houses, their inhabitants, and the way of life on Shumate's Branch in a taped interview. "There's their old cellar right there. You see this field here, it's all in corn, you can see the rows . . . . Look at all this wood stacked right here." [CRF-MH-A226]
-  Event: Visit to Homes on Shumate's Branch Prior to Evacuation in Preparation for Slurry Impoundment.
35 mm Color Slide
Call Number
AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-C098-01
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id

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