Appalachian People

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Melungeons are an obscure tri-racial (white, black, and American Indian) community in Appalachia — Virginia and Tennessee. Melungeons are an obscure tri-racial (white, black, and American Indian) community in Appalachia — Virginia and Tennessee. Native American History, African American History, Native American Indians, British History, We Are The World, People Of The World, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Namaste

Melungeons are an obscure tri-racial (white, black, and American Indian) community in Appalachia — Virginia and Tennessee.

Woman Quilting, ca. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA/OWI Collection~~~~~~This is how Grandmother Headrick made her quilts.

Mountain cabin taken by Wayne County, WV photographer Thomas Luther Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Antique Photos, Appalachian People, Appalachian Mountains, Old Cabins, Mountain Man, Old West

Mountain cabin taken by Wayne County, WV photographer Thomas Luther. There is no better photo to illustrate the harshness and beauty of mountain life. So many things near and dear to mountaineers are shown in this photo - family, farming, hunting, dogs, and even banjo picking (note the kid behind the barrel of the gun). From Doris Miller Papers, Marshall University Special Collections

Dorothea LANGE :: portraits of Great Depression, ca.

No Known Restrictions: Child in Shack Town by Dorothea Lange, 1936 (LOC)

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"Crowded conditions and lack of equipment in schoolhouse, Breathitt County, Kentucky," Photograph by Marion Post Wolcott.

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Mother and child of agricultural day laborers family encamped near Spiro, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, Photo: Russell Lee.

Working Mom: 1939 high-resolution photo

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Photographs from the Farm Security Administration (FSA) work in the and the American Mining Communities project commissioned by the Dept of Interior in the

Russell Lee - Amber Collection

Photographs from the Farm Security Administration (FSA) work in the 1930s and the American Mining Communities project commissioned by the Dept of Interior in the 1940s.