Audio Recordings Law mistakes cleome for marijuana.
About this Item
- Law mistakes cleome for marijuana.
- Contributor Names
- Burnside, Ben (Interviewee)
- Hufford, Mary, 1952- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- June 26, 1996
- Subject Headings
- - Broccoli
- - Lefthand (Buffalo) Fork
- - Squashes
- - Rock Creek
- - Sweet potatoes
- - Drug enforcement agents
- - Marijuana (Cannabis sativa)
- - Peppers
- - Spider plants (Cleome)
- - Ethnography
- - Interviews
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Naoma
- - Following a conversation with Ken Wills, of the Alabama Conservancy, at Syble's Restaurant, Jim Circle, Lyntha Eiler and I drove up the Left Hand Fork of Rock Creek to visit with Ben Burnside. After touring Ben's lush garden, we sat on his porch for a while to look at some of his scrapbooks, which prompted memories of local historical events. On our way out we stopped to photograph some of the home-made tools and artifacts in Ben's shed, including hoes that his father had made from automobile springs. The hoes are specially designed for cultivating corn and onions, for ridging sweet potatoes or beets, and for digging ginseng.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-A130
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
Drug Enforcement Agents
Lefthand (buffalo) Fork
Marijuana (cannabis Sativa)
Spider Plants (cleome)
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Burnside, Ben, and Mary Hufford. Law Mistakes Cleome for Marijuana. 1996. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001884/. (Accessed October 28, 2016.)
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Burnside, B. & Hufford, M. (1996) Law Mistakes Cleome for Marijuana. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001884/.
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Burnside, Ben, and Mary Hufford. Law Mistakes Cleome for Marijuana. 1996. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001884/>.