Photo, Print, Drawing Ramp House, a community center, at the head of Drews Creek
About this Item
- Ramp House, a community center, at the head of Drews Creek
- Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
Created / Published
- April 22, 1995
- - Community events
- - April
- - Ramp festivals
- - Ramp House
- - Ramp suppers
- - Ramps (Allium tricoccum)
- - Spring
- - Photographs
- - Ethnography
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Naoma
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Drews Creek
- - Ramps (Allium tricoccum) are wild leeks found throughout the Appalachian mountain range. Their appearance early in the spring of the year is hailed throughout the southern Appalachian mountains with feasting at local community fundraisers known as ramp festivals or ramp suppers. The Pine Knob Ramp Supper, sponsored by the Delbert Baptist Church, has been an annual event since the early 1950s.
- - Event: Pine Knob Ramp Supper on Drews Creek (an annual event).
- 35 mm Color Slide
Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C001-07
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
IIIF Presentation Manifest
Rights & Access
The Library of Congress is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17, U.S.C.) or any other restrictions in the material in this collection, except as noted below. Users should keep in mind that the Library of Congress is providing access to these materials strictly for educational and research purposes. The written permission of the copyright owners and/or other holders of rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item. See our Legal Notices and Privacy and Publicity Rights for additional information and restrictions.
The American Folklife Center and the professional fieldworkers who carry out these projects feel a strong ethical responsibility to the people they have visited and who have consented to have their lives documented for the historical record. The Center asks that researchers approach the materials in this collection with respect for the culture and sensibilities of the people whose lives, ideas, and creativity are documented here. Researchers are also reminded that privacy and publicity rights may pertain to certain uses of this material.
Copy photographs of numerous historical still photographs owned by Woody Boggs and Rick Bradford were made and are reproduced here with permission of the owners.
Researchers or others who would like to make further use of these collection materials should contact the Folklife Reading Room for assistance.
Coal River Folklife Project collection (AFC 1999/008), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
Cite This Item
Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.
Chicago citation style:
Eiler, Lyntha Scott. Ramp House, a community center, at the head of Drews Creek. Naoma Raleigh County Drews Creek West Virginia, 1995. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000039/.
APA citation style:
Eiler, L. S. (1995) Ramp House, a community center, at the head of Drews Creek. Naoma Raleigh County Drews Creek West Virginia, 1995. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000039/.
MLA citation style:
Eiler, Lyntha Scott. Ramp House, a community center, at the head of Drews Creek. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/cmns000039/>.