Carl E. Feather is a film-transfer professional, filmmaker and writer with six books, thousands of articles and many short documentary films. He is based in Geneva (northeast Ohio), where he and his wife, Ruth, live in The Feather Cottage.
Carl’s latest book project is “My Fathers’ Land,” a memoir about the Feather family’s 215-year connection to West Virginia and Carl’s work for Goldenseal Magazine.
I knew his father before I knew Joe. Joe DePollo was the son of John DePollo, who owned DePollo’s Store in Thomas, W.Va. The store was started by John’s parents, first-generation Italian immigrants, who eventually built the three-story brick building on Front Street in 1915. They operated a general store that supplied dry goods and