Photos, Prints, Drawings 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
FormatPhotos, Prints, Drawings
SubjectsChestnut (Castanea Dentata)
Poplar, Yellow (Liriodendron Tulipifera)
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Bailey, Walter, and Woody Boggs. Walter Bailey of the Baileys from Bailey Mountain. 1999. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001336/. (Accessed January 19, 2017.)
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Bailey, W. & Boggs, W. (1999) Walter Bailey of the Baileys from Bailey Mountain. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001336/.
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Bailey, Walter, and Woody Boggs. Walter Bailey of the Baileys from Bailey Mountain. 1999. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/cmns001336/>.