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Volume 29, Number 3

Fall 2003 cover
On the cover: Still life, painted in the 1950's by Glenville artist Boyd Boggs. Photograph by Michael Keller.

Published by the
Bob Wise, Governor

Division of Culture and History
Nancy Herholdt, Commissioner

John Lilly, Editor

Cornelia Crews Alexander
Circulation Manager

A.C. Designs
Publication Design

Fall 2003

2 Letters From Readers
10 “I Never Gave Up the Art”
Boyd Boggs of Gilmer County
Interview by Ginny Hawker
17 Early Art and Artists in West Virginia
Book Review
18 “So Charitable a Mission”
The Odd Fellows Home in Elkins
By Karen Stalnaker
26 Laying Track in Nicholas County
By Sam Jordan
35 A Poor Man’s Funeral
By Sam Jordan
36 The Section Hand
By Cody A. Burdette
38 Bill Dysard of Lewisburg
A “Real Son” of the South
By Belinda Anderson
44 Bridging the Years
A Visit With Dorothy Yaus Cuonzo
By Marielle Gallagher
52 Burning Coal and Running Water
Recalling Life “Up Quick”
By Robert Hammon
58 Friendly Spirits at the Sportsman’s Club
By Carl E. Feather
64 Searching for Ikie’s Tomb
By John Tice
70 Current Programs * Events * Publications
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