Photos, Prints, Drawings Coal River turns out for the opening day of Little League season
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Packsville Ballfield (W. Va.)
- Coal River turns out for the opening day of Little League season
- Contributor Names
- Walker, Justin (Depicted)
- Price, Terry (Depicted)
- Walker, Brenda (Depicted)
- Brianna (Depicted)
- Hufford, Mary, 1952- (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- April 15, 2000
- Subject Headings
- - Recreation
- - Community events
- - Cultural landmarks
- - Basses (Fish)
- - Community space
- - Little League
- - Packsville Ballfield (W. Va.)
- - Ethnography
- - Photographs
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Packsville
- - The three ballfields have been at the mouth of Little Marsh Fork since the nineteen forties. Historically, each coal company sponsored its own team, and coal towns competed against each other. Hundreds of community members gather at the ballfield at the annual opening day of Little League. Justin Walker, Terry Price, Brenda Walker and her granddaughter Brianna are in the foreground.
- - Event: Opening day of Little League season.
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-C101-11
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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