Children of a disabled coal miner stand in the doorway of their Appalachian home in the early 1960s. (Photo by Jack Corn, now belonging to Vanderbilt University.)
Art and History
Coal miners waiting for the mantrip. Gary, McDowell County, WV. 1946. Kentuckiana Digital Library.
Thunder in the Mountains
Coal miners picking out "impurities" before the coal is processes. Before the child labor laws, much of this work was done by boys.
A coal miner and his daughter. This photo was taken by talented photographer Natalie Franklin.
West Virginia "Country Road take me Home"
Coal keeps the lights on...God bless our miners.
Almost Heaven - West Virginia
Kentucky Coal Miner - I was born a coal miner's granddaughter! Love you, grandpa!
My roots are Appalachian
Vintage coal miners lunch bucket
Tins, Pails, Buckets...
Coal mining vintage photo. Getting coal out of a "COALBANK" as they were called. A little cave on their own land,that was full of coal.
The Burnt Part Boys
West Virginia Miners | West Virginia Coal miner 1930
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Coal miner's children in West Virginia 1939
1930s & 1940s