Photos, Prints, Drawings Mae Bongalis strings beans for drying. The dried beans are known as leather britches.
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Eiler, Lyntha Scott
Beans (Bill Dickens)
Leather Britches (Dried Beans)
- 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
- - 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.
- - Event: Visit to the home of Mae Bongalis.
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C163-08
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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