Photo, Print, Drawing Walter Bailey of the Baileys from Bailey Mountain

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Walter Bailey of the Baileys from Bailey Mountain
Contributor Names
Bailey, Walter (Depicted)
Boggs, Woody (Photographer)
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  Fall
-  Cultural landmarks
-  Chestnut (Castanea dentata)
-  Community space
-  Recycling
-  Log cabins
-  Poplar, Yellow (Liriodendron tulipifera)
-  Photographs
-  Ethnography
-  West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Pettry Bottom
-  Event: Building a Log Cabin.
-  In 1999, Woody Boggs began building a log cabin in Pettry Bottom. This cabin, built of yellow poplar logs, incorporates a kitchen built from the wormy chestnut boards of The Coffee Pot at Edwight. The Coffee Pot was for decades a favorite local gathering place and teen hangout near the bridge to Edwight. Reincarnated here as a kitchen, The Coffee Pot forms a bit of a historic backdrop to the music sessions that now take place on the cabin porch most Friday nights. Woody had help from some neighbors, many of whom stopped by regularly to check on the progress of this project. Shown here is Walter Bailey, son of Arnold Bailey, who grew up on Bailey Mountain and now lives in the trailer court below Woody's place.
35 mm Color Slide
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1999/008: CRF-WB-C006-15
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
Online Format
IIIF Presentation Manifest
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Coal River Folklife Project collection (AFC 1999/008), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Chicago citation style:

Bailey, Walter, and Woody Boggs. Walter Bailey of the Baileys from Bailey Mountain. Pettry Bottom Raleigh County West Virginia, 1999. Photograph.

APA citation style:

Bailey, W. & Boggs, W. (1999) Walter Bailey of the Baileys from Bailey Mountain. Pettry Bottom Raleigh County West Virginia, 1999. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Bailey, Walter, and Woody Boggs. Walter Bailey of the Baileys from Bailey Mountain. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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