Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Jenkins, Kentucky

The Jenkins, Kentucky Photographic Collection, 1911-1930 is a visual history of the coal-mining community. Originally photographed for Consolidation Coal Company, the 204 images document life in Jenkins from 1911 to 1913.

 Emancipation Day Parade, August 8, 1924
 Fourth of July celebration, hurdle race (colored), 1923
 Home life of miners, February 22, 1914
 Inspection party at still, April 20, 1919
 Kindergarten at play
 Man getting killed between cars on curve, June 10, 1922
 Mine accident, April 10, 1923

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