Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Hufford, Mary
Dates 1994
Location Little Marsh Fork
Marfork
Packsville
Raleigh County
West Virginia
Language English
Subjects December
Ethnography
Mining
Photographs
Winter
Year Round Work
Title
Guardhouse and tipple at entrance to Marfork Mine
Contributor Names
Hufford, Mary, 1952- (Photographer)
Created / Published
December 13, 1994
Subject Headings
-  Mining
-  Winter
-  Year-round work
-  December
-  Ethnography
-  Photographs
-  West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Marfork
-  West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Little Marsh Fork
-  West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Packsville
Genre
Ethnography
Photographs
Notes
-  Interview with Henry and Louise Aliff about the Evacuation of Packsville, West Virginia.
-  Packsville was evacuated when the Marfork Mining Company (an A.T. Massey subsidiary) opened a mine at Marfork, just up the hollow from Packsville. In the foreground is the home of Henry and Louise Aliff, who protested the company's efforts to buy the homes of residents in the hollow.
Medium
35 mm Color Slide
Call Number
AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-C029-02
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afccmns.mhc02902


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