Lewis Wickes Hine, A young mine worker: Turkey Knob Coal Mine, Macdonald, West Virginia, 1908 So young to do such a hard job ~ Now days you would be reported to child labor American Honey A Country Girl
The Melungeons ) are a mixed-race people in America who live in the Appalachian mountains where Tennessee meets Virginia meets Kentucky. There are about of them. In the French traders said they looked like Moors.
A coal miner with the last canary to be used down underground. Canaries were used in the coal mines, to detect methane gas. If the canary died, the miners knew they had to leave or they would die as well.
Real Lumber-Jill - war era A member of the WTC lays in with the axe in Bowmont Forest, also in Roxburghshire. The lumberjills were taught to cut close to the base of the tree so that no timber was wasted.