Leonard Arbogast Standing on his Porch - Monongahela National Forest,WV. His wife in the window is Katie Bennett & the baby is probably Elmer who was born 27 Feb The photos say they were taken in 1927 & They had 7 children & were married in
A woman stands with a coal miner in Holden, West Virginia, in this 1938 photo. Anthony Stewart was a bookkeeper in National Geographic’s photo lab before launching a decades-long career shooting pictures for the magazine.
In an era when corn was plentiful and dollars were not, Rabun County men, like their neighbors in all of Georgia and much of Appalachia, turned to the production and selling of moonshine to put food on the table for their families. Is it needed today?
Miner & his family, Rhondda Valley, South Wales, My mother was from the next valley - the Rhymney----My mother's family also lived in S Wales, Ebbw Vale/Cwm- she was born Grandad was a miner and there were about 10 or 11 children.