Photos, Prints, Drawings House on Shumate's Branch, about to be torn down

Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Bradford, Rick
Location Raleigh County
Shumate's Branch
West Virginia
Language English
Subjects Community Undevelopment
Shumate's Branch
House on Shumate's Branch, about to be torn down
Contributor Names
Bradford, Rick (Photographer)
Subject Headings
-  Shumate's Branch
-  Community undevelopment
-  Ethnography
-  Photographs
-  West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Sundial
-  West Virginia -- Shumate's Branch
-  This photo was taken by Rick Bradford, of Edwight, who documented homes on Shumate's Branch just prior to their demolition. The Peabody Coal Company transformed Shumate's Branch into the Shumate's Branch Wet Refuse Impoundment, a space for storing sludge.
-  Event: The demolition of houses on Shumate's Branch.
35 mm Color Slide
Call Number
AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-C098-15
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id

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