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Photos, Prints, Drawings Mary Hufford interviewing Felix Mollett while Billy Ray Mollet videotapes the interview and Daisy Ross looks on

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Title
Mary Hufford interviewing Felix Mollett while Billy Ray Mollet videotapes the interview and Daisy Ross looks on
Contributor Names
Hufford, Mary (Depicted)
Mollett, Felix (Depicted)
Mollett, Billy Ray (Depicted)
Ross, Daisy (Depicted)
Eiler, Terry (Photographer)
Created / Published
1996/05
Subject Headings
-  Shumate's Branch
-  Community events
-  Cemeteries
-  Community space
-  Spring
-  Graveyard Hill (Shumate's Branch, W. Va.)
-  May
-  National holidays
-  Grave tending
-  Wilson, Belle
-  Photographs
-  Ethnography
-  West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Sundial
-  West Virginia -- Shumate's Branch
Genre
Photographs
Ethnography
Notes
-  "Graveyard Hill is the site of an African American cemetery on the hillside above the sludge pond ("coal refuse impoundment") now filling Shumate's Branch. Each year former residents of the African American settlement at the mining town of Edwight return with their children and grandchildren to tend the graves of their relatives and hold a family reunion at the former home of Belle Wilson, a family ancestor.
-  This is the one weekend of the year that Performance Coal Company (a subsidiary of A.T. Massey) opens the road into the mountains around Shumate's Branch to allow public access to this cemetery."
-  Event: Memorial Day Weekend.
Medium
35 mm Color Slide
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1999/008: CRF-TE-C031-03
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
Repository
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.afc/afccmns.tec03103
Online Format
image

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Chicago citation style:

Hufford, Mary, Felix Mollett, Billy Ray Mollett, Daisy Ross, and Terry Eiler. Mary Hufford interviewing Felix Mollett while Billy Ray Mollet videotapes the interview and Daisy Ross looks on. /05, 1996. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000809/. (Accessed September 29, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Hufford, M., Mollett, F., Mollett, B. R., Ross, D. & Eiler, T. (1996) Mary Hufford interviewing Felix Mollett while Billy Ray Mollet videotapes the interview and Daisy Ross looks on. /05. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000809/.

MLA citation style:

Hufford, Mary, et al. Mary Hufford interviewing Felix Mollett while Billy Ray Mollet videotapes the interview and Daisy Ross looks on. /05, 1996. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns000809/>.