Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Eiler, Lyntha Scott
Wiley, Cuba
Dates 1996
Location Boone County
Peytona
West Virginia
Language English
Subjects April
Economy
Ethnography
Photographs
Shumate's Branch
Spring
Storytelling
Title
Cuba Wiley, Peytona, WV
Contributor Names
Wiley, Cuba (Depicted)
Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
Created / Published
April 13, 1996
Subject Headings
-  Shumate's Branch
-  April
-  Spring
-  Storytelling
-  Economy
-  Ethnography
-  Photographs
-  West Virginia -- Boone County -- Peytona
Genre
Ethnography
Photographs
Notes
-  Cuba Wiley grew up in Honey Bottom at the mouth of Shumate's Branch and Hazy Creek, and worked in coal and timber much of his life. His CB handle, "the Trading Post," relates to his prolific trade in second hand goods, talk, and tales. Hoping to trade in all three, we visited Cuba and his wife Mary in the company of Dave Bailey and were not disappointed. As the audio selections in this presentation show, Cuba is particularly knowledgeable concerning the history, terrain and forest species around Bradley Mountain, Cherry Pond Mountain, Hazy Creek, and Shumate's Branch.
-  Visit to the home of Cuba Wiley.
Medium
35 mm Color Slide
Call Number
AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C079-01
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afccmns.lec07901


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