Photos, Prints, Drawings Carol Jackson, Hinton artist who created the Mountain Top Cemetery

Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Hufford, Mary
Jackson, Carol
Dates 1999
Location Pipestem
Summers County
West Virginia
Language English
Subjects Appalachian South Folklife Center (Pipestem, W. Va.)
Community Activism
Mountaintop Removal
New River (W. Va.)
Public Art
T Shirts
Carol Jackson, Hinton artist who created the Mountain Top Cemetery
Contributor Names
Jackson, Carol (Depicted)
Hufford, Mary, 1952- (Photographer)
Created / Published
August 26, 1999
Subject Headings
-  Mining
-  Signs
-  Mountaintop removal
-  August
-  Summer
-  Appalachian South Folklife Center (Pipestem, W. Va.)
-  Community activism
-  New River (W. Va.)
-  Parodies
-  Public art
-  T-shirts
-  Ethnography
-  Photographs
-  West Virginia -- Summers County -- Pipestem
-  The Mountain Top Cemetery comprises more than a thousand tombstones made of cardboard. Each is inscribed with the name of a stream buried under valley fill. Jackson has also created protest puppets and costumes for King Coal and Mother Jones. She is wearing a t-shirt she designed, featuring the title of a protest song written by Ken Hecherland and George Dougherty, "Almost Level: West Virginia." Depicted on the t-shirt is Arch Mineral Corporation's dragline, "Big John."
-  Event: Mountaintop Removal Summit.
35 mm Color Slide
Call Number
AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-C099-01
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id

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