Thursday, June 21, 2012

Marion Post Wolcott - Coal Mining Families

From Marion Post Wolcott, here are photos of families of coal miners in West Virginia.

 Coal miner and his family on their back porch, Bertha Hill, West Virginia, 1938

 Coal miner's wife and child, Mohegan, West Virginia, 1938

 Coal miner's wife carrying home water from the hill, Bertha Hill, West Virginia, 1938

 Coal miners' wives making ice cream to sell on Saturday afternoon after payday, 
Osage, West Virginia, 1938

Mexican miner's wife, Scotts Run, Bertha Hill, West Virginia, 1938

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