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Harley Bruce, a young coupling-boy at tipple of Indian...

Harley Bruce, a young coupling-boy at tipple of Indian Mountain Line of Proctor Coal Co., near Jellico, Tenn. He appears to be 12 or 14 years old, and says he has been working there about a year. It ... show more

Harley Bruce, a young coupling-boy at tipple of Indian Mountain Line of Proctor Coal Co., near Jellico, Tenn. He appears to be 12 or 14 years old, and says he has been working there about a year. It is hard work and dangerous. Not many young boys employed in or about the mines of this region. Location: Jellico vicinity, Tennessee.
1 photographic print.
  • Title from NCLC caption card.
  • Attribution to Hine based on provenance.
  • In album: Coal mines.
  • Hine no. 1918.
  • National Child Labor Committee Collection
  • Boys.
  • Coal miners.
  • Tipples.
  • Coal mining.
  • Mine railroads.
  • United States--Tennessee--Jellico vicinity.
  • Photographic prints.
Photographs from the records of the National Child Labor Committee (U.S.)
Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940, photographer

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