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    "Aunt Viannah" Blevins with wheel at the Blevins homestead in the Station Camp Creek area of Scott County, Tennessee.

    What was in everyone's back yard? Clothes Lines for outdoor drying! We used to make "people" out of the straight wooden clothespins. Did you run around through the sheets too? I remember the big wicker clothes basket for carrying the wet laundry out and dried laundry in. Oh, and my mom in a housedress...!!!

    Privy, North Carolina, 1914-1915Credit: North Carolina State ArchivesThe less well-off would have made do with a simple outdoor privy.

    good Tennessee pics from member Kamoshika on

    Photographer Lewis Hine’s original caption: “Scott's Run, West Virginia. Miner's child - This boy was digging coal from mine refuse on the road side. The picture was taken December 23, 1936 on a cold day; Scott's Run was buried in snow. The child was barefoot and seemed to be used to it. He was a quarter mile from his home. 1936 - 1937.”

    Women Coal Miners, 1890. Stove? on top of one woman's head....looks like they are both carrying kettles, along with of course a pick axe...........

    On March 5, 1963, Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, Hawkshaw Hawkins and Randy Hughes are killed in a plane crash.

    Vintage- Brickley's Little Store, Scott County, VA

    War to Prevent Southern Independence era children- the father is absent because he was killed in battle at Cold Harbor by Lincoln's Army. The mother was murdered by Sherman's men. So sad. And all to enforce the Morrill tariff act against the south.

    1860 Young girls. Older girl still doesn't cover her hair and skirt hasn't reached the floor yet, but her dress pattern is similar to that worn by adults. Younger girl has no crinoline under her skirt and widely set small polkadots

    Women Coal Miners, 1890 Can't imagine mining coal in a dress. The things women had to do!

    Isaac and Rosa 1863. Rosa is mixed race ancestry. Both were former slaves. Historic photos of "white" slaves