Folk Art, American; West Virginia; coal sculpture; coal carving; coal mining; labor history; historic preservation; Kearney (Neb.)
Jinny Turman, UNK mock History Harvest, 2016.
1980 - 2011
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West Virginia; Kearney (Neb.)
This is a small statue carved from West Virginia coal. Dr. Roger Davis of the University of Nebraska at Kearney gave the statue to Jinny Turman in 2013 as a gift since she came to UNK from West Virginia University. Davis received the owl from his…