Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Bongalis, Mae
Eiler, Lyntha Scott
Dates 1996
Location Naoma
Raleigh County
West Virginia
Language English
Subjects Beans (Bill Dickens)
Beans, Drying
Ethnography
Fall
Food Preservation
Foodways
Gardens
Leather Britches (Dried Beans)
October
Photographs
Shoestring Beans
Title
Mae Bongalis strings beans for drying. The dried beans are known as leather britches.
Contributor Names
Bongalis, Mae (Depicted)
Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
Created / Published
October 5, 1996
Subject Headings
-  Gardens
-  Foodways
-  Fall
-  October
-  Food preservation
-  Beans, Drying
-  Leather britches (dried beans)
-  Shoestring beans
-  Beans (Bill Dickens)
-  Ethnography
-  Photographs
-  West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Naoma
Genre
Ethnography
Photographs
Notes
-  The beans Mae Bongalis is stringing came from Ben Burnside's garden on Rock Creek. The beans are called "Bill Dickens Beans" after Dennis Dickens' grandfather, William, on Peachtree Creek.
-  Visit to the home of Mae Bongalis.
Medium
35 mm Color Slide
Call Number
AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C163-01
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afccmns.lec16301


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