Photo, Print, Drawing Mae Bongalis strings beans for drying. The dried beans are known as leather britches.
About this Item
- Mae Bongalis strings beans for drying. The dried beans are known as leather britches.
- Contributor Names
- Bongalis, Mae (Depicted)
- Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- October 5, 1996
- Subject Headings
- - Fall
- - October
- - Gardens
- - Food preservation
- - Foodways
- - Beans, Drying
- - Leather britches (dried beans)
- - Shoestring beans
- - Beans (Bill Dickens)
- - Photographs
- - Ethnography
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Naoma
- - The beans Mae Bongalis is stringing came from Ben Burnside's garden on Rock Creek. The beans are called "Bill Dickens Beans" after Dennis Dickens' grandfather, William, on Peachtree Creek.
- - Event: Visit to the home of Mae Bongalis.
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C163-01
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
- IIIF Presentation Manifest
- Manifest (JSON/LD)
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Chicago citation style:
Bongalis, Mae, and Lyntha Scott Eiler. Mae Bongalis strings beans for drying. The dried beans are known as leather britches. Naoma Raleigh County West Virginia, 1996. October 5. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000686/.
APA citation style:
Bongalis, M. & Eiler, L. S. (1996) Mae Bongalis strings beans for drying. The dried beans are known as leather britches. Naoma Raleigh County West Virginia, 1996. October 5. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000686/.
MLA citation style:
Bongalis, Mae, and Lyntha Scott Eiler. Mae Bongalis strings beans for drying. The dried beans are known as leather britches. October 5. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/cmns000686/>.