Children of a disabled coal miner stand in the doorway of their Appalachian home in the early 1960s. (Photo by Jack Corn, now belonging to Vanderbilt University.)
Art and History
Coal miners waiting for the mantrip. Gary, McDowell County, WV. 1946. Kentuckiana Digital Library.
Thunder in the Mountains
Coal keeps the lights on...God bless our miners.
Almost Heaven - West Virginia
Vintage coal miners lunch bucket
Tins, Pails, Buckets...
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Coal miners hands ......
KENTUCKY COAL MINERS 1930 PHOTO FUEL OIL LANTERNS COAL DUST MINING ...
Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) - my favorite just because. I've been watching it since I was 10 years old.
Kentucky Coal Miner - I was born a coal miner's granddaughter! Love you, grandpa!
My roots are Appalachian
Coal miners picking out "impurities" before the coal is processes. Before the child labor laws, much of this work was done by boys.