Audio Recordings Preserving heritage on Kayford Mountain.
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- Preserving heritage on Kayford Mountain.
- Contributor Names
- Fraker, Red (Interviewee)
- Holstein, Dottie (Interviewee)
- Hufford, Mary, 1952- (Interviewer)
- Created / Published
- May 26, 1996
- Subject Headings
- - Community events
- - Community space
- - Family reunions
- - Stanley Heirs Park
- - Kayford Mountain (W. Va.)
- - Cabin Creek Strike
- - Stanley, Jack
- - Ethnography
- - Interviews
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Kayford Mountain
- - The Stanley Family Heirs, descendants of Jack and Ellen Stanley, host public gatherings at a park they created on top of Kayford Mountain. These gatherings, held each year on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, and Columbus Day, celebrate kinship and community in the mountains and feature local musicians and traditional foods. The park overlooks the massive Samples Mine, a mountaintop removal project on Cabin Creek. Despite efforts from the coal company to acquire Kayford Mountain, the Stanley Family Heirs are holding their ground.
- Call Number/Physical Location
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-A121
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
- Online Format
SubjectsCabin Creek Strike
Kayford Mountain (W. Va.)
Stanley Heirs Park
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Fraker, Red, Dottie Holstein, and Mary Hufford. Preserving heritage on Kayford Mountain. 1996. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns002106/. (Accessed February 25, 2017.)
APA citation style:
Fraker, R., Holstein, D. & Hufford, M. (1996) Preserving heritage on Kayford Mountain. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns002106/.
MLA citation style:
Fraker, Red, Dottie Holstein, and Mary Hufford. Preserving heritage on Kayford Mountain. 1996. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns002106/>.