Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Fraker, Red
Holstein, Dottie
Hufford, Mary
Dates 1996
Location Kayford Mountain
Raleigh County
West Virginia
Language English
Subjects Cabin Creek Strike
Community Events
Community Space
Ethnography
Family Reunions
Interviews
Kayford Mountain (W. Va.)
Stanley Heirs Park
Stanley, Jack
Title
Preserving heritage on Kayford Mountain.
Contributor Names
Fraker, Red (Interviewee)
Holstein, Dottie (Interviewee)
Hufford, Mary, 1952- (Interviewer)
Created / Published
May 26, 1996
Subject Headings
-  Community events
-  Community space
-  Family reunions
-  Stanley Heirs Park
-  Kayford Mountain (W. Va.)
-  Cabin Creek Strike
-  Stanley, Jack
-  Ethnography
-  Interviews
-  West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Kayford Mountain
Genre
Ethnography
Interviews
Notes
-  The Stanley Family Heirs, descendants of Jack and Ellen Stanley, host public gatherings at a park they created on top of Kayford Mountain. These gatherings, held each year on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, and Columbus Day, celebrate kinship and community in the mountains and feature local musicians and traditional foods. The park overlooks the massive Samples Mine, a mountaintop removal project on Cabin Creek. Despite efforts from the coal company to acquire Kayford Mountain, the Stanley Family Heirs are holding their ground.
Call Number
AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-A121
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afccmns.121003


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