Monticola Awards Dr. Patrick Ward Gainer for Sponsorship, West Virginia University
From left to Right: Dr. Patrick Gainer, English Professor, Mrs. Chitwood; Dr. Oliver P. Chitwood, retired History Professor and Bettijane Christopher Burger. At this staff appreciation dinner the yearbook was dedicated to Dr. Chitwood, and Dr. Gainer received an award for his many years of sponsorship to Monticola. Plaque reads: 'Monticola - To Dr. Patrick W. Gainer in appreciation for continuous dedication and service, from the 1967 staff'.
Registration at the Field House, West Virginia University
A scene from registration at the Field House: a male in dark suit second from the left at the bottom of picture talking to a seated female in light blouse is WVU Folklorist and Musician Patrick W. Gainer.
Patrick Gainer Playing Dulcimer at Glenville Folk Festival, Glenville, W.Va.
'Patrick Gainer, noted authority on folk culture, originator and master of ceremonies for the Glenville Folk Festival, plays 'Sugar in the Gourd,' a sprightly piece he heard frequently as a child. The instrument, a variation of the ancient rebec, was hand crafted for Gainer by a mountain friend.'