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Photo of the Day – 02/28/17 (“Immigrant Miner”, 1937)

Daily Photo — “Immigrant Miner, 1937”

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March 1937. Scotts Run, West Virginia. “Employed bachelor coal miner at home in Sessa Hill. This scene is typical of hundreds of bachelors who belong to a group of immigrants whose family was separated by immigration restrictions. This man may, or may not, have a wife in another country.” Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine. Large format acetate negative. 

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Posted by on February 28, 2017 in Daily Photo


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