Photos, Prints, Drawings James Clay's house on Shumate's Branch
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Flat Hollow (W. Va.)
- James Clay's house on Shumate's Branch
- Contributor Names
- Bradford, Rick (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- Mid- to Late-1980s
- Subject Headings
- - Porches
- - Shumate's Branch
- - Vernacular architecture
- - Sludge dams
- - Community undevelopment
- - Displacement
- - Slurry ponds
- - Flat Hollow (W. Va.)
- - Ethnography
- - Photographs
- - West Virginia -- Shumate's Branch
- - Event: Visit to Homes on Shumate's Branch Prior to Evacuation in Preparation for Slurry Impoundment.
- - 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. James Clay, the son of Green Clay, worked for many years as an employee of the Rowland Land Company. [CRF-MH-A226]
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-C098-06
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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