Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Dodge, Lowell
Edmunds, Stacy
Foreman, Laura
Gibson, Larry
Gore, Carlos
Hufford, Mary
Sprouse, Randy
Dates 1997
Location Raleigh County
West Virginia
Language English
Subjects Assembly Church of God (Sundial, W. Va.)
Coal River Mountain Watch
Community Development
Community Space
The head of the table, from left: Laura Foreman (OVEC), Carlos Gore, of Logan County (WVOP), Larry Gibson (of Stanley Family Heirs, Kayford Mountain), Randy Sprouse, Lowell Dodge, and Stacy Edmunds
Contributor Names
Sprouse, Randy (Depicted)
Gibson, Larry (Depicted)
Dodge, Lowell (Depicted)
Edmunds, Stacy (Depicted)
Foreman, Laura (Depicted)
Gore, Carlos (Depicted)
Hufford, Mary, 1952- (Photographer)
Created / Published
November 22, 1997
Subject Headings
-  Fall
-  Community development
-  Community space
-  November
-  Assembly Church of God (Sundial, W. Va.)
-  Coal River Mountain Watch
-  Ethnography
-  Photographs
-  West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Sundial
-  Event: First Meeting of the Coal River Mountain Watch (CRMW).
-  On Saturday, November 22, 1997, the Coal River Mountain Watch (CRMW) held its first meeting. CRMW has been coordinated by Randy Sprouse, who first worked with John Flynn as an Appalachia Forest Action Project (AFAP) volunteer, and then became a field coordinator for AFAP and for the Coal River Folklife Project when Vicky Jarrell resigned from the position in the spring of 1997. Vicky Jarrell had been Flynn's office assistant. Sprouse reported to Lowell Dodge as an employee of Trees for the Planet, and when Trees for the Planet combined forces with Appalachian Voices, Sprouse continued working as field coordinator, taking on the work of organizing the CRMW. This first meeting was attended by residents of Marsh Fork and Clear Fork, as well as by members of the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition (OVEC) and the West Virginia Organizing Project (WVOP).
35 mm Color Slide
Call Number
AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-C061-09
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id

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