Photos, Prints, Drawings Carol Jackson, Hinton artist who created the Mountain Top Cemetery
About this Item
- Carol Jackson, Hinton artist who created the Mountain Top Cemetery
- Contributor Names
- Jackson, Carol (Depicted)
- Hufford, Mary, 1952- (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- August 26, 1999
- Subject Headings
- - Mining
- - Mountaintop removal
- - Signs
- - August
- - Summer
- - Appalachian South Folklife Center (Pipestem, W. Va.)
- - Community activism
- - New River (W. Va.)
- - Parodies
- - Public art
- - T-shirts
- - Photographs
- - Ethnography
- - West Virginia -- Summers County -- Pipestem
- - The Mountain Top Cemetery comprises more than a thousand tombstones made of cardboard. Each is inscribed with the name of a stream buried under valley fill. Jackson has also created protest puppets and costumes for King Coal and Mother Jones. She is wearing a t-shirt she designed, featuring the title of a protest song written by Ken Hecherland and George Dougherty, "Almost Level: West Virginia." Depicted on the t-shirt is Arch Mineral Corporation's dragline, "Big John."
- - Event: Mountaintop Removal Summit.
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-C099-01
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
FormatPhotos, Prints, Drawings
SubjectsAppalachian South Folklife Center (pipestem, W. Va.)
New River (w. Va.)
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Jackson, Carol, and Mary Hufford. Carol Jackson, Hinton artist who created the Mountain Top Cemetery. 1999. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000208/. (Accessed August 27, 2016.)
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Jackson, C. & Hufford, M. (1999) Carol Jackson, Hinton artist who created the Mountain Top Cemetery. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000208/.
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Jackson, Carol, and Mary Hufford. Carol Jackson, Hinton artist who created the Mountain Top Cemetery. 1999. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000208/>.