Photo, Print, Drawing Guardhouse and tipple at entrance to Marfork Mine
About this Item
- Guardhouse and tipple at entrance to Marfork Mine
- Contributor Names
- Hufford, Mary, 1952- (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- December 13, 1994
- Subject Headings
- - Year-round work
- - Mining
- - Winter
- - December
- - Photographs
- - Ethnography
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Marfork
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Little Marsh Fork
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Packsville
- - Event: Interview with Henry and Louise Aliff about the Evacuation of Packsville, West Virginia.
- - Packsville was evacuated when the Marfork Mining Company (an A.T. Massey subsidiary) opened a mine at Marfork, just up the hollow from Packsville. In the foreground is the home of Henry and Louise Aliff, who protested the company's efforts to buy the homes of residents in the hollow.
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-C029-02
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Hufford, Mary. Guardhouse and tipple at entrance to Marfork Mine. Little Marsh Fork Marfork Packsville Raleigh County West Virginia, 1994. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001087/. (Accessed May 28, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Hufford, M. (1994) Guardhouse and tipple at entrance to Marfork Mine. Little Marsh Fork Marfork Packsville Raleigh County West Virginia, 1994. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001087/.
MLA citation style:
Hufford, Mary. Guardhouse and tipple at entrance to Marfork Mine. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001087/>.