Photo, Print, Drawing Closing circle of the Mountaintop Removal Summit
About this Item
- Closing circle of the Mountaintop Removal Summit
- Contributor Names
- Forman, Laura (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- August 26, 1999
- Subject Headings
- - Mining
- - Mountaintop removal
- - August
- - Summer
- - Appalachian South Folklife Center (Pipestem, W. Va.)
- - Community activism
- - New River (W. Va.)
- - Photographs
- - Ethnography
- - West Virginia -- Summers County -- Pipestem
- - Event: Mountaintop Removal Summit.
- - In August of 1999, Sam Cook, an anthropologist at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, organized a Mountaintop Removal Summit. The summit, held at the Appalachian South Folklife Center near Pipestem, brought together activists working with community-based organizations, as well as from regional and national organizations concerned with the cultural and environmental costs of mountaintop removal mining.
- - Photo donated to the collection and reproduced with the permission of Laura Foreman.
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-C099-13
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
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Forman, Laura. Closing circle of the Mountaintop Removal Summit. Pipestem Summers County West Virginia, 1999. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001308/. (Accessed June 24, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Forman, L. (1999) Closing circle of the Mountaintop Removal Summit. Pipestem Summers County West Virginia, 1999. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001308/.
MLA citation style:
Forman, Laura. Closing circle of the Mountaintop Removal Summit. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001308/>.