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11 year old Tipple Boy at Turkey Knob Mine

Updated Feb 11, 2024
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11 year old Tipple Boy at Turkey Knob Mine
A photo of eleven year old Othat Martin, a Tipple Boy at Turkey Knob Mine, in MacDonald, West Virginia. Tipple boys spent their time separating the coal from the rubbish left over from mining.
Date & Place: in WV
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11 year old coal miner from West Virginia taken in 1908.
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So sad, a child forced to work in the mines.
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Otha Porter Martin was born on July 3, 1897. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Otha Porter Martin.
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