Sepia Saturday

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From the LOC.

Overall’s, work clothes that’s the theme. What can I find today? What does the past offer us here? First I found this rescuer, who worked to save miners during accidents. Imagine that job.

mining rescuer

Next is a boy whose father was a coal miner and he’s digging coal from mine refuse in West Virginia.
miners' child

From the National Archives.


11 thoughts on “Sepia Saturday”

  1. Ouch! The boy in sandals with a pick makes me wince to think of what might happen while he’s using it. Fortunately mine breating apparatus is not so cumbersome today.

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