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Volume 46, Number 4

cover photo
On the cover: On the cover: Jude Binder of Calhoun County. Background art by Julie Peppito. Photo and graphic design work by Steve Brightwell.

Published by the

Jim Justice, Governor

Randall Reid-Smith, Curator
Department of Arts, Culture and History

Stan Bumgardner, Editor

Joseph Aluise, Assistant Editor

Jacob Hall Design
Publication Design

Winter 2020

2 From the Editor
10 The Hills Are Alive: Jude Binder’s
Lifelong Dance of Artistry and Instruction
By Douglas John Imbrogno
14 Five Things Jude Taught Me
By Jacob Howley
18 The Many Faces of Jude Binder
By Stan Bumgardner
21 Heartwood in the Hills
22 Toy Story WV
By Zack Harold
28 Apple Butter Time
By Tina Ladd
36 Little House of Shepherdstown
By Carl E. Feather
45 The Fight for Woman
Suffrage in West Virginia
By Christine M. Kreiser
50 The Mysterious Ferguson Rock
By Merle T. Cole and Tom Sopher
53 Mountaineer Field House
By Norman Julian
60 The Old Field House
By Norman Julian
62 Radio Days: Growing Up
with Mountaineer Basketball
By John A. Hunter Jr.
66 The Day the Capitol Burned
By Stan Bumgardner
69 Harry Brawley
By Stan Bumgardner
75 The Many Mamaw Melitas Who Raised Us
By Andréa Fekete
76 Doodle Up, Doodle Down
By David Ball
79 Farmer, Soldier, Teacher, Patriot
By C. Lee Corder
82 Welcome to Aurora, WV 26705!
By Donetta Sisler
86 West Virginia Back Roads:
Scrap Sculpture: Hancock County’s Front-Yard Gallery
By Carl E. Feather
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