Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Hufford, Mary
Dates 2000
Location Packsville
Raleigh County
West Virginia
Language English
Subjects Basses (Fish)
Community Events
Community Space
Cultural Landmarks
Ethnography
Little League
Packsville Ballfield (W. Va.)
Photographs
Recreation
Title
Mouth of Marfork on opening day of Little League, wide view of field, parking lot, crowd, and coal train
Contributor Names
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
Genre
Ethnography
Photographs
Notes
-  Opening day of Little League season.
-  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.
Medium
35 mm Color Slide
Call Number
AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-C101-12
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afccmns.mhc10112


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