Coal miners waiting for the mantrip. Gary, McDowell County, WV. 1946. Kentuckiana Digital Library.
Thunder in the Mountains
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
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
Vintage coal miners lunch bucket
Tins, Pails, Buckets...
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KENTUCKY COAL MINERS 1930 PHOTO FUEL OIL LANTERNS COAL DUST MINING ...
Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) - my favorite just because. I've been watching it since I was 10 years old.
Coal miners picking out "impurities" before the coal is processes. Before the child labor laws, much of this work was done by boys.