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Volume 43, Number 3


On the cover: Students celebrate 150 years of WVU in front of Woodburn Hall, Morgantown. Courtesy of Kelly Heasley, WVU University Relations and WVU Student Life.

Published by the
STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA

Jim Justice, Governor

Gayle C. Manchin, Secretary
Office of Education and the Arts

Randall Reid-Smith, Commissioner
Division of Culture and History

Stan Bumgardner, Editor

Kim Johnson,
Editorial Assistant

Jacob Hall Design
Publication Design

Fall 2017

2 From the Editor
4 Letters from Readers & Corrections
7 GOLDENSEAL Good-Byes
8 Wanted: Master Traditional Artists &
Apprentices
By Emily Hilliard
10 WVU: The First 50 of 150
By Christine M. Kreiser
22 The Med School Sideshow
By Christine M. Kreiser
26 WVU Tidbits
30 Bill Gillespie: Forester, Naturalist, Fossil
Expert
By Sheila McEntee
42 40 Years of Sawmilling
By Steve Dye
50 Monumental Miniatures:
Kanawha Riverboat Replicas
By Todd A. Hanson
58 Bunner Ridge:
Life Beyond the Paved Road
By William Kent Hudgins
64 One-Room School Days
By Donna Brown Brewster
68 Ralph Lemley:
Resourceful Caretaker and “Best Pap Pap”
By Barb Howe
76 2017 Books on Appalachia
By Stan Bumgardner
78 West Virginia Back Roads:
Highland Springs: A Compassionate Farm
By Carl E. Feather
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