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August Service Station

August Service Station

Event: Interview with John August.

Betty Bonds of Drews Creek, West Virginia, in Syble's Restaurant

Betty Bonds of Drews Creek, West Virginia, in Syble's Restaurant

Event: Interview with Betty Bonds and Lucy Cabell about Aspects of Woods.

Painting of Christ knocking at the door by Charlotte Cantley, 1991

Painting of Christ knocking at the door by Charlotte Cantley, 1991

Event: Prayer Service at the Sundial Assembly of God Church.

Congregation praying at the altar

Congregation praying at the altar

Event: Prayer Service at the Sundial Assembly of God Church.

John August, Stickney, WV

John August, Stickney, WV

Event: Interview with John August.

H.D. Price and John Flynn in the Sundial Tavern.

H.D. Price and John Flynn in the Sundial Tavern.

Event: An Evening at the Sundial Tavern.

Corrina Walker

Corrina Walker

Event: Interviews with Richard Combs and Corrina Walker.

Glendale Tabor, Naoma, WV

Glendale Tabor, Naoma, WV

Event: Interview with Glendale Tabor.

Richard "Dickie" Combs

Richard "Dickie" Combs

Event: Interviews with Richard Combs and Corrina Walker.

Lucy Cabell preaching at prayer service

Lucy Cabell preaching at prayer service

Event: Prayer Service at the Sundial Assembly of God Church.

Lucy Cabell of Cabin Creek, West Virginia, in Syble's Restaurant

Lucy Cabell of Cabin Creek, West Virginia, in Syble's Restaurant

Event: Interview with Betty Bonds and Lucy Cabell about Aspects of Woods.

Cleaning ramps at the ramp house on the night before the ramp supper:  (L-R) Mabel Brown, Jenny Bonds, Peggy Gilfillen, Delores Workman

Cleaning ramps at the ramp house on the night before the ramp supper: ...

Event: Preparations in the Ramp House on the eve of the annual Ramp Supper.

Glen Dale Tabor lines up a shot as John Flynn looks on

Glen Dale Tabor lines up a shot as John Flynn looks on

Event: Shooting pool at Tabor's Convenience Store.

Frying potatoes for the 1995 Ramp Supper on Drews Creek

Frying potatoes for the 1995 Ramp Supper on Drews Creek

Event: Preparations in the Ramp House on the eve of the annual Ramp Supper.

Patrons socializing at the Silver Fox Tavern

Patrons socializing at the Silver Fox Tavern

The tavern, which closed in the mid-'90s, was owned and operated by Richard Combs and Corina Walker. Event: Socializing at the Silver Fox Tavern.

Interior, Sundial Tavern

Interior, Sundial Tavern

Event: Scenes around Coal River.

The Turner Family rehearsing gospel music in the Delbert Chapel

The Turner Family rehearsing gospel music in the Delbert Chapel

Event: Turner family's weekly rehearsal of Gospel music. Debbie (Dickens) Turner, Benny Turner (Debbie's husband), Edna Turner (mother of Benny and Judy), Judy (Turner) Griffy, Danny Gilfillen (on bass), Marvin... more

Patrons socializing at the Sundial Tavern

Patrons socializing at the Sundial Tavern

Event: Saturday night at the Sundial Tavern.

Martha Pettry serving and joking with patrons at the Sundial Tavern
Patrons socializing at the Silver Fox Tavern

Patrons socializing at the Silver Fox Tavern

The tavern, which closed in the mid-'90s, was owned and operated by Richard Combs and Corina Walker. Event: Socializing at the Silver Fox Tavern.

Glen Dale Tabor shooting pool at Tabor's Convenience Store

Glen Dale Tabor shooting pool at Tabor's Convenience Store

Event: Shooting pool at Tabor's Convenience Store.

Homer Pettry and David McMillion picking banjos at Frazier Gills'

Homer Pettry and David McMillion picking banjos at Frazier Gills'

Throughout southern West Virginia one can find regular jam sessions, which occur in public spaces like the Sophia Fire Hall, the Coal City Barber Shop, and the Beckley Flea Market, as well as in private buildin... more

Patrons of Glendale Tabor's convenience store discussing images of distressed trees

Patrons of Glendale Tabor's convenience store discussing images of dis...

Event: Interview with Patrons of Tabor's Convenience Store.

Men and women preparing food (ramps, potatoes, and bacon) on the night before a ramp supper

Men and women preparing food (ramps, potatoes, and bacon) on the night...

Event: Preparations in the Ramp House on the eve of the annual Ramp Supper.

Mae Bongalis at the Pine Knob Ramp Supper

Mae Bongalis at the Pine Knob Ramp Supper

Event: Pine Knob Ramp Supper on Drews Creek (an annual event).

Patrons socializing at the Silver Fox Tavern

Patrons socializing at the Silver Fox Tavern

The tavern, which closed in the mid-'90s, was owned and operated by Richard Combs and Corina Walker. Event: Socializing at the Silver Fox Tavern.

Patrons on the ramp house porch (L-R):  Mary Hufford, John Flynn, Mae Bongalis, Lois and Lloyd Burnside

Patrons on the ramp house porch (L-R): Mary Hufford, John Flynn, Mae ...

Event: Pine Knob Ramp Supper on Drews Creek (an annual event).

John Flynn playing an electronic bowling game at the Sundial Tavern
Patrons socializing at the Silver Fox Tavern

Patrons socializing at the Silver Fox Tavern

The tavern, which closed in the mid-'90s, was owned and operated by Richard Combs and Corina Walker. Event: Socializing at the Silver Fox Tavern.

Mae Bongalis and "Aunt" Eva Burnside at the Pine Knob Ramp Supper

Mae Bongalis and "Aunt" Eva Burnside at the Pine Knob Ramp Supper

Event: Pine Knob Ramp Supper on Drews Creek (an annual event).

The Turner Family rehearsing gospel music in the Delbert Chapel

The Turner Family rehearsing gospel music in the Delbert Chapel

Event: Turner family's weekly rehearsal of Gospel music.

John Flynn and Glen Dale Tabor shooting pool at Tabor's Convenience Store

John Flynn and Glen Dale Tabor shooting pool at Tabor's Convenience St...

Event: Shooting pool at Tabor's Convenience Store.

Patrons socializing at the Silver Fox Tavern

Patrons socializing at the Silver Fox Tavern

The tavern, which closed in the mid-'90s, was owned and operated by Richard Combs and Corina Walker. Event: Socializing at the Silver Fox Tavern.

Kenny and Martha Pettry, proprietors of the Sundial Tavern until 1999, pose behind the bar
Ramp House, seen from the parking lot

Ramp House, seen from the parking lot

Event: Pine Knob Ramp Supper on Drews Creek (an annual event).

Patrons enjoying their ramp suppers. John Flynn, Mary Hufford, and Mae Bongalis at table in foreground.

Patrons enjoying their ramp suppers. John Flynn, Mary Hufford, and Mae...

Event: Pine Knob Ramp Supper on Drews Creek (an annual event).

Horseshoe pitching

Horseshoe pitching

Event: Horseshoe pitching with John Bowman.

The Turner Family rehearsing gospel music in the Delbert Chapel

The Turner Family rehearsing gospel music in the Delbert Chapel

Event: Turner family's weekly rehearsal of Gospel music.

The Turner Family rehearsing gospel music in the Delbert Chapel

The Turner Family rehearsing gospel music in the Delbert Chapel

Event: Turner family's weekly rehearsal of Gospel music.

The Turner Family rehearsing gospel music in the Delbert Chapel

The Turner Family rehearsing gospel music in the Delbert Chapel

Event: Turner family's weekly rehearsal of Gospel music.

Virgil Jarrell trimming weeds at the Mordue cemetery

Virgil Jarrell trimming weeds at the Mordue cemetery

Event: Memorial Day (or Decoration Day) Weekend at Mordue Cemetery.

Fourth of July Celebration at Stanley Heirs Park on Kayford Mountain

Fourth of July Celebration at Stanley Heirs Park on Kayford Mountain

The Stanley Heirs Park was formed by descendants of 19th-century settlers who farmed and worked in the mines. The heirs own both minerals and surface rights to this part of Kayford Mountain, which overlooks an ... more

Scenes from the parking lot at Stanley Heirs Park on the Fourth of July

Scenes from the parking lot at Stanley Heirs Park on the Fourth of Jul...

The Stanley Heirs Park was formed by descendants of 19th-century settlers who farmed and worked in the mines. The heirs own both minerals and surface rights to this part of Kayford Mountain, which overlooks an ... more

Fourth of July Celebration at Stanley Heirs Park on Kayford Mountain

Fourth of July Celebration at Stanley Heirs Park on Kayford Mountain

Event: Fourth of July Celebration. The Stanley Heirs Park was formed by descendants of 19th-century settlers who farmed and worked in the mines. The heirs own both minerals and surface rights to this part of Ka... more

Mary Hufford interviewing Felix Mollett while Billy Ray Mollet videotapes the interview and Daisy Ross looks on

Mary Hufford interviewing Felix Mollett while Billy Ray Mollet videota...

"Graveyard Hill is the site of an African American cemetery on the hillside above the sludge pond ("coal refuse impoundment") now filling Shumate's Branch. Each year former residents of the African American set... more

Stanley Heirs Park sign

Stanley Heirs Park sign

Event: Stanley Heirs Reunion.

Sign for hot dog sale at Assembly Church of God, Sundial, WV

Sign for hot dog sale at Assembly Church of God, Sundial, WV

The Assembly Church of God sells hot dogs and fried pies every Thursday for lunch. Event: Hot dog sale at Assembly Church of God.

Headstone decorated with an American flag wreath, fishing teddy bear, and a rabbit

Headstone decorated with an American flag wreath, fishing teddy bear, ...

Event: Memorial Day (or Decoration Day) Weekend at Mordue Cemetery.

Tanners Mollett

Tanners Mollett

Event: Memorial Day Weekend on Graveyard Hill. "Graveyard Hill is the site of an African American cemetery on the hillside above the sludge pond ("coal refuse impoundment") now filling Shumate's Branch. Each ye... more

Red Fraker, on Kayford Mountain

Red Fraker, on Kayford Mountain

Event: Memorial Day Weekend.

Scenes from the parking lot at Stanley Heirs Park on the Fourth of July

Scenes from the parking lot at Stanley Heirs Park on the Fourth of Jul...

The Stanley Heirs Park was formed by descendants of 19th-century settlers who farmed and worked in the mines. The heirs own both minerals and surface rights to this part of Kayford Mountain, which overlooks an ... more

Larry Gibson, center, with two unidentified friends, wearing Stanley Reunion t-shirts and hats

Larry Gibson, center, with two unidentified friends, wearing Stanley R...

The Stanley Heirs Park was formed by descendants of 19th-century settlers who farmed and worked in the mines. The heirs own both minerals and surface rights to this part of Kayford Mountain, which overlooks an ... more

Tending graves at Graveyard Hill on Memorial Day weekend

Tending graves at Graveyard Hill on Memorial Day weekend

"Graveyard Hill is the site of an African American cemetery on the hillside above the sludge pond ("coal refuse impoundment") now filling Shumate's Branch. Each year former residents of the African American set... more

Barbecue at Syble's Bed and Barn

Barbecue at Syble's Bed and Barn

Event: Barbecue at Syble's Bed and Barn.

Scenes from the parking lot at Stanley Heirs Park on the Fourth of July

Scenes from the parking lot at Stanley Heirs Park on the Fourth of Jul...

The Stanley Heirs Park was formed by descendants of 19th-century settlers who farmed and worked in the mines. The heirs own both minerals and surface rights to this part of Kayford Mountain, which overlooks an ... more

Table of bumper stickers and t-shirts either protesting mountaintop removal or proclaiming Stanley Family heritage

Table of bumper stickers and t-shirts either protesting mountaintop re...

The Stanley Heirs Park was formed by descendants of 19th-century settlers who farmed and worked in the mines. The heirs own both minerals and surface rights to this part of Kayford Mountain, which overlooks an ... more

Mary Hufford interviewing Felix Mollett

Mary Hufford interviewing Felix Mollett

Event: Memorial Day Weekend on Graveyard Hill. "Graveyard Hill is the site of an African American cemetery on the hillside above the sludge pond ("coal refuse impoundment") now filling Shumate's Branch. Each ye... more

Freshly cleaned and decorated graves at Graveyard Hill

Freshly cleaned and decorated graves at Graveyard Hill

Event: Memorial Day Weekend on Graveyard Hill. "Graveyard Hill is the site of an African American cemetery on the hillside above the sludge pond ("coal refuse impoundment") now filling Shumate's Branch. Each ye... more

Virgil and Carrie Lou Jarrell, of Sylvester

Virgil and Carrie Lou Jarrell, of Sylvester

Event: Memorial Day (or Decoration Day) Weekend at Mordue Cemetery.

Stone marker near the family cemetery that reads:  "John 3:16 Isa 2:2"

Stone marker near the family cemetery that reads: "John 3:16 Isa 2:2"

The Stanley Heirs Park was formed by descendants of 19th-century settlers who farmed and worked in the mines. The heirs own both minerals and surface rights to this part of Kayford Mountain, which overlooks an ... more

Daisy Ross cleaning and decorating a grave

Daisy Ross cleaning and decorating a grave

Event: Memorial Day Weekend on Graveyard Hill. "Graveyard Hill is the site of an African American cemetery on the hillside above the sludge pond ("coal refuse impoundment") now filling Shumate's Branch. Each ye... more

Information about mountaintop removal and the role of Larry Gibson (one of the Stanley Heirs' Park's founders) in protesting it posted on the picnic pavilion

Information about mountaintop removal and the role of Larry Gibson (on...

The Stanley Heirs Park was formed by descendants of 19th-century settlers who farmed and worked in the mines. The heirs own both minerals and surface rights to this part of Kayford Mountain, which overlooks an ... more

Unidentified woman and child riding four-wheeler
Conversation in the parking lot of the Stanley Heirs Park

Conversation in the parking lot of the Stanley Heirs Park

The Stanley Heirs Park was formed by descendants of 19th-century settlers who farmed and worked in the mines. The heirs own both minerals and surface rights to this part of Kayford Mountain, which overlooks an ... more

Scenes from the parking lot at Stanley Heirs Park on the Fourth of July

Scenes from the parking lot at Stanley Heirs Park on the Fourth of Jul...

The Stanley Heirs Park was formed by descendants of 19th-century settlers who farmed and worked in the mines. The heirs own both minerals and surface rights to this part of Kayford Mountain, which overlooks an ... more

Information about mountaintop removal and the role of Larry Gibson (one of the Stanley Heirs' Park's founders) in protesting it posted on the picnic pavilion

Information about mountaintop removal and the role of Larry Gibson (on...

The Stanley Heirs Park was formed by descendants of 19th-century settlers who farmed and worked in the mines. The heirs own both minerals and surface rights to this part of Kayford Mountain, which overlooks an ... more

Fourth of July Celebration at Stanley Heirs Park on Kayford Mountain

Fourth of July Celebration at Stanley Heirs Park on Kayford Mountain

The Stanley Heirs Park was formed by descendants of 19th-century settlers who farmed and worked in the mines. The heirs own both minerals and surface rights to this part of Kayford Mountain, which overlooks an ... more

Randy Sprouse fishing in Coal River at the mouth of Hazy Creek

Randy Sprouse fishing in Coal River at the mouth of Hazy Creek

Event: Fishing for smallmouth bass on Coal River.

Sign in front of Syble's Bed & Barn congratulating Crystal Pettry and Bruce Ramsey on their wedding

Sign in front of Syble's Bed & Barn congratulating Crystal Pettry and ...

Event: Crystal Pettry and Bruce Ramsey's Wedding.

Butch's Convenience Store and Restaurant

Butch's Convenience Store and Restaurant

Event: Interview with Paul Fitzwater, proprietor of Butch's Convenience Store.

Rev. Johnnie and Leona Bailey of  Pigeon Creek, Mingo County, at the picnic after the memorial ceremony holding a strawberry cake.

Rev. Johnnie and Leona Bailey of Pigeon Creek, Mingo County, at the p...

Event: Ceremony at Buffalo Creek Memorial on the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Buffalo Creek Disaster and the 20th Anniversary of the Surface Mining and Reclamation Act (SMCRA). "In August of 1997, th... more

Everett Lilly fiddling at the Stanley Heirs Reunion
The snack table under the union banner, during a union vote at Local 6608

The snack table under the union banner, during a union vote at Local 6...

Event: United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Union Vote.

View of crowd, bride and groom, and car painted with "Just Married" on the rear window

View of crowd, bride and groom, and car painted with "Just Married" on...

Event: Crystal Pettry and Bruce Ramsey's Wedding.

Ray Cottrell and Randy Sprouse (in hat) seine for hellgrammites in the Trap Stewart Hole near the mouth of Hazy Creek

Ray Cottrell and Randy Sprouse (in hat) seine for hellgrammites in the...

Event: Seining for hellgrammites on Coal River. Seining is a technique which involves raising rocks and allowing the water to carry what's underneath into the net held downstream. Hellgramites, also known as gr... more

Grave markers in overgrown cemetery near Route 3 at Birchton Curve
View of crowd, bride and groom, and car painted with "Just Married" on the rear window

View of crowd, bride and groom, and car painted with "Just Married" on...

Event: Crystal Pettry and Bruce Ramsey's Wedding.

Paul Fitzwater behind the counter of Butch's Convenience Store and Restaurant

Paul Fitzwater behind the counter of Butch's Convenience Store and Res...

Event: Interview with Paul Fitzwater, proprietor of Butch's Convenience Store. To the left, posted above the counter, are photos of Paul Fitzwater's family and community members.

Crystal Pettry and Bruce Ramsey's wedding ceremony in the restaurant at Syble's Bed & Barn.  The room was rearranged to accommodate wedding guests seated in rows bisected by an aisle.

Crystal Pettry and Bruce Ramsey's wedding ceremony in the restaurant a...

Event: Crystal Pettry and Bruce Ramsey's Wedding.