Miner's Homes

Sweeping up debris in front of company house. Coal bin is under front porch. Louise Coal Company, Louise Mine, Case, Monongalia County, West Virginia.

Mrs. Beulah Wady, wife of miner, and children on front porch of their five room house for which they pay $9 monthly; tar paper roof leaks. Kingston Pocahontas Coal Company, Exeter Mine, Welch, McDowell County, West Virginia.



43 of company housing project, occupied by William Simpson, miner, and family. Louise Coal Company, Louise Mine, Osage, Monongalia County, West Virginia.


The NARA has a search site with more photos from this collection at: http://www.nara.gov/nara/searchnail.html This is their search page...select "Digital copies search" and type West Virginia in the top line and "coal mines" in the bottom keyword line.

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