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Old Picture of the Day: Child Labor 1908 West Virginia coal mines

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This photograph shows four boys who worked in a coal mine #coalmines #coal #mining #childlabor

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.

Depressing Vintage Photos of Child Labor

"Retired Coal Miner Ed Austin with Some of His 20 Children in Fireco, West Virginia, near Beckley. The 64-Year-Old Worked in the Mines From 1925 to 1956. He Receives Black Lung Payments and a United Mine Workers Pension" 1974