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Female worker bottling ketchup at the original Heinz factory circa 1897. Pittsburgh, PA.
Coal miners bucket
Coal Mine Fashion --- in the mining camp at Ameagle, West Virginia in the 1940s.
Pit ponies of the coal mines are easily the most controversial working horses in history. Here a mining horse posses with his coworkers. In the 1960s, mechanization eliminated pit ponies altogether.
Children in abandoned mining town, Jere, WV, 1938. Library of Congress.
Miner's house. Raven Red Ash Coal Company, No. 2 Mine, Raven, Tazewell County, Virginia., 08/19/1946. National Archives.
Scotts' Run, West Virginia. Miner's child digging coal from mine refuse (Mexican). Bertha Hollow, 1936
September 1938. Osage, West Virginia. "Mining town. Coming home from school." Medium format nitrate negative by Marion Post Wolcott.
Isaac and Rosa 1863. Rosa is mixed race ancestry. Both were former slaves. Historic photos of "white" slaves
See Nuttalburg Coal Camp
Ajax Coal Tipple - My family's coal tipple, Bulan, KY
Tea time in the garden, 1890s