Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Eiler, Lyntha Scott
Jarrell, Ivan
Dates 1996
Location Scarbro Hollow
West Virginia
Language English
Subjects April
Cove Topography
Dry Creek (W. Va.)
Ethnography
Photographs
Scarbro Hollow
Spring
Title
Ivan Jarrell, Rock Creek, WV
Contributor Names
Jarrell, Ivan (Depicted)
Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
Created / Published
April 11, 1996
Subject Headings
-  April
-  Spring
-  Cove topography
-  Dry Creek (W. Va.)
-  Scarbro Hollow
-  Ethnography
-  Photographs
-  West Virginia -- Scarbro Hollow
Genre
Ethnography
Photographs
Notes
-  We visited Ivan Jarrell's property at the head of Dry Creek in early spring, when the coves were coming to life with wildflowers, greening trees, and blooming dogwoods, redbuds, spicebush, and the songs of birds, including spring gobblers who came running noisily down the slope in response to Ivan's calls. Apart from a small cabin, there are no buildings, partly because the land companies own the mineral rights at the heads of many of the hollows. But the head of Dry Creek, which Bob Daniel called "God's Country," is full of signs of human activity, past and present, from the rock piles that mark the old newgrounds to the feeders set out for deer and other wildlife. Alan Reese and Jude Jardine camped here while monitoring plots on Coal River for the Appalachia Forest Action Project.
-  Visit to Ivan Jarrell's land at the head of Dry Creek.
Medium
35 mm Color Slide
Call Number
AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C074-16
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afccmns.lec07416


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