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