Audio Recording Preserving heritage on Kayford Mountain.

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

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Coal River Folklife Project collection (AFC 1999/008), American Folklife Center, Library of Congress

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Fraker, Red, Dottie Holstein, and Mary Hufford. Preserving heritage on Kayford Mountain. 1996. Audio.

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Fraker, R., Holstein, D. & Hufford, M. (1996) Preserving heritage on Kayford Mountain. [Audio] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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Fraker, Red, Dottie Holstein, and Mary Hufford. Preserving heritage on Kayford Mountain. 1996. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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