Saturday, September 27, 2014

Marion Post Wolcott

 "Settin' around." Mining town, Davey, West Virginia, Sept 1938
  
 Boiling juice of sugarcane into sorghum molasses. Racine, West Virginia, Sept 1938
  
 Card gambling in center of town, Osage, West Virginia, Sept 1938
  
 Children of Pauline Clyburn, rehabilitation borrower, 
Manning, Clarendon County, South Carolina, June 1939
   
 Coal miner waiting to go home in friend's truck. Caples, West Virginia, Sept 1938
  
 Coal miner's shack and some of his family, Pursglove, West Virginia, Sept 1938
  
 Former coal miner, worked twelve years for Chaplin Coal Company as hand coal loader. He and several others complained to company about conditions not being up to National Recovery Administration standards. All lost jobs. He's now on WPA (Works Progress Administration) at thirty-eight dollars and twenty-five cents per month. Scotts Run, West Virginia , Sept 1938
  
 Children of riverboat family, Charleston, West Virginia, Sept 1938
  
 
 Family on front porch of houseboat on river in Charleston, West Virginia, Sept 1938
  
Many families live on riverboats in Charleston, West Virginia, Sept 1938

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