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Original Caption: One of a Series of Portraits of Miners Waiting to Go to Work on the 4 P.M. to Midnight Shift at the Virginia-Pocahontas Coal Company Mine #4 near Richlands, Virginia. The Mines Are Open Around the Clock. Two Shifts Work in Digging and Bringing Out the Coal, the Other Is Involved in Cleanup Operations. The Cleanup Or "Hoot-Owl" Shift Begins at Midnight 04/1974 U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13891 Photographer: Corn, Jack, 1929- Subjects: Richlands (Tazewell county, Virginia, United States) inhabited place Environmental Protection Agency Project DOCUMERICA
we must ensure that while eliminating child labor in the export industry, we are also eliminating their labour from the informal sector, which is more invisible to public scrutiny - and thus leaves the children more open to abuse and exploitation ― carol bellamy | eight year old coal miner | usa, early 1900s
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...........
Real Photograph Chattanooga TN Incline Railroad up Lookout Mountain Real Photo Circa 1930 by Photographer Signed WM Cline 3 and 5 8ths by 2 and a half printed on Velox Photo Paper 1 by UpNorth Memories - Donald (Don) Harrison, via Flickr