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Miner's sons salvaging coal during May 1939 strike, Kempton, West Virginia

Posted on March 27, 2013 by

Erika Harding, Emory University; John Vachon, Photographer

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March 27, 2013

Erika Harding, Emory University; John Vachon, Photographer

John Vachon, Miner's sons salvaging coal during May 1939 strike, Kempton, West Virginia. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, FSA/OWI Black-and-White Negatives Collection, LC-USF34-032709-D.
John Vachon, Miner's sons salvaging coal during May 1939 strike, Kempton, West Virginia. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, FSA/OWI Black-and-White Negatives Collection, LC-USF34-032709-D.

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Burns, Shirley. "Mountaintop Removal in Central Appalachia," Southern Spaces, September 30, 2009, http://southernspaces.org/2009/mountaintop-removal-central-appalachia.

Dotter, Earl. "Coalfield Generations: Health, Mining, and the Environment," Southern Spaces, July 16, 2008, http://southernspaces.org/2008/coalfield-generations-health-mining-and-environment.

Fisher, Steven and Barbara Ellen Smith. "The Place of Appalachia," Southern Spaces, January 31, 2013, http://southernspaces.org/2013/place-appalachia.

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