Drift Mouth, San Lick Mine, near Grafton, W. Va. Bank...  family photo

Drift Mouth, San Lick Mine, near Grafton, W. Va. Bank...

Drift Mouth, San Lick Mine, near Grafton, W. Va. Bank Boss in centre: driver on his right: trapper boy outside. Alfred, about 14. He trapped several years during vacation: said he is going to school ... show more

Drift Mouth, San Lick Mine, near Grafton, W. Va. Bank Boss in centre: driver on his right: trapper boy outside. Alfred, about 14. He trapped several years during vacation: said he is going to school this year: asked if it were because school is more fun he said. "This yere hain't no fun!". Location: Grafton, West Virginia.
1 photographic print.
  • Title from NCLC caption card.
  • Attribution to Hine based on provenance.
  • In album: Coal mines.
  • Hine no. 0140.
  • National Child Labor Committee Collection
  • Boys.
  • Men.
  • Coal miners.
  • Coal mining.
  • Mules.
  • United States--West Virginia--Grafton.
  • Photographic prints.
Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.)
Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940, photographer

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