Faces of Appalachia In The Early and Mid 20th Century

Faces of Appalachia In The Early and Mid 20th Century:

 

Title: The Faust family, Anderson County, E. Tenn. [Mountain man and 2 women in front of house] Date Created/Published: c1910.

Title: The Faust family, Anderson County, E. Tenn. [Mountain man and 2 women in front of house]
Date Created/Published: c1910.

Butter-making, Appalachia, USA, c1917

Butter-making, Appalachia, USA, c1917

 

Title: Children had few toys / Photo by Wm. A. Barnhill, Gamaliel, Ark. Creator(s): Barnhill, Wm. A. , photographer Date Created/Published: [between 1914 and 1917]

Title: Children had few toys / Photo by Wm. A. Barnhill, Gamaliel, Ark.
Creator(s): Barnhill, Wm. A. , photographer
Date Created/Published: [between 1914 and 1917]

Title: Mountaineer whittling Creator(s): Barnhill, Wm. A. , photographer Date Created/Published: c1920.

Title: Mountaineer whittling
Creator(s): Barnhill, Wm. A. , photographer
Date Created/Published: c1920.

Title: Ears that hear not Date Created/Published: c1914 March 30.

Title: Ears that hear not
Date Created/Published: c1914 March 30.

Faces of appalachia

osh Calahan's little girl getting some of the potatoes out of the cellar of their new home. These are grown on their farm. Southern Appalachian Project near Barbourville, Knox County, Kentucky Creator(s): Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990, photographer Date Created/Published: 1940 Nov.

osh Calahan’s little girl getting some of the potatoes out of the cellar of their new home. These are grown on their farm. Southern Appalachian Project near Barbourville, Knox County, Kentucky
Creator(s): Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1940 Nov.

Frances Carter, Proctor, Beattyville, Lee County, Kentucky, USA

Frances Carter, Proctor, Beattyville, Lee County, Kentucky, USA

Title: In a trailer settlement of migrants working at Fort Bragg. Near Fayetteville, North Carolina Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: In a trailer settlement of migrants working at Fort Bragg. Near Fayetteville, North Carolina
Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: At the travelling sideshow "crime museum" with the owner, an old war veteran, and some of his "specimens". Near Fort Bragg, North Carolina Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: At the travelling sideshow “crime museum” with the owner, an old war veteran, and some of his “specimens”. Near Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: An effigy of Sitting Bull, part of the exhibit of the travelling sideshow "crime museum." Near Fort Bragg, North Carolina Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: An effigy of Sitting Bull, part of the exhibit of the travelling sideshow “crime museum.” Near Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: Part of the exhibit of the travelling show "crime museum" near Fort Bragg, North Carolina Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: Part of the exhibit of the travelling show “crime museum” near Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Old woman smoking a pipe, Appalachia, USA, c1917

Old woman smoking a pipe, Appalachia, USA, c1917

Title: Worker from Fort Bragg having his dinner at a crossroads store in Manchester, North Carolina Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: Worker from Fort Bragg having his dinner at a crossroads store in Manchester, North Carolina
Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: Effigies of Washington, Joe Louis and some criminal in a travelling sideshow "crime museum". Washington and Joe Louis are examples of "what you may become if you go straight". Near Fort Bragg, North Carolina Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: Effigies of Washington, Joe Louis and some criminal in a travelling sideshow “crime museum”. Washington and Joe Louis are examples of “what you may become if you go straight”. Near Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: In the second story of a tobacco barn used as living quarters by family of workers from Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Near Fayetteville, North Carolina Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: In the second story of a tobacco barn used as living quarters by family of workers from Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Near Fayetteville, North Carolina
Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: Owner of a trailer camp with gold teeth. He gets a dollar fifty per week for trailer or tent space. Near Fayetteville, North Carolina Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: Owner of a trailer camp with gold teeth. He gets a dollar fifty per week for trailer or tent space. Near Fayetteville, North Carolina
Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Laurel Wheeler and family, Buena Vista, Rockbridge County, Virginia

Laurel Wheeler and family, Buena Vista, Rockbridge County, Virginia

Unemployed miner standing w. his family, who live on Social Security, on porch or their small home re: poverty in Appalachia. 1964

Unemployed miner standing w. his family, who live on Social Security, on porch or their small home re: poverty in Appalachia. 1964

Title: A traveling side-show. "Crime Museum," consisting of a dilapidated effigies of famous criminals run by an old, shellshocked World War veteran. Near Silver Lake, North Carolina Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: A traveling side-show. “Crime Museum,” consisting of a dilapidated effigies of famous criminals run by an old, shellshocked World War veteran. Near Silver Lake, North Carolina
Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: Dutton ("Dut") Calleb and his family with their homemade hoes on the porch of their home. Southern Appalachian Project near Barbourville, Knox County, Kentucky Creator(s): Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990, photographer Date Created/Published: 1940 Nov.

Title: Dutton (“Dut”) Calleb and his family with their homemade hoes on the porch of their home. Southern Appalachian Project near Barbourville, Knox County, Kentucky
Creator(s): Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1940 Nov.

Title: In the second story of a tobacco barn used as living quarters by family of workers from Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Near Fayetteville, North Carolina Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: In the second story of a tobacco barn used as living quarters by family of workers from Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Near Fayetteville, North Carolina
Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Small coal mining town in impoverished Appalachia, seven family members living in small shack.

Small coal mining town in impoverished Appalachia, seven family members living in small shack.

Title: Spraying novelties to be sold along the roadside near Fort Bragg, North Carolina Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: Spraying novelties to be sold along the roadside near Fort Bragg, North Carolina
Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: This man is a carpenter at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. This converted truck is his home. The interior of his truck was more roomy than most of the cabins that had been built at the camp where he was staying. At a settlement near Silver Lake, North Carolina (about ten miles out of Fayetteville, N.C.) Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

Title: This man is a carpenter at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. This converted truck is his home. The interior of his truck was more roomy than most of the cabins that had been built at the camp where he was staying. At a settlement near Silver Lake, North Carolina (about ten miles out of Fayetteville, N.C.)
Creator(s): Delano, Jack, photographer
Date Created/Published: 1941 Mar.

A postman delivers mail to people in the local general store, Chloe, West Virginia

A postman delivers mail to people in the local general store, Chloe, West Virginia

 Mrs. S. Castle or Mrs. William S. Allen with canned goods in front of new storage house her husband built on their farm with FSA (Farm Security Administration) help. Southern Appalachian project, near Barbourville, Knox County, Kentucky 1940

Mrs. S. Castle or Mrs. William S. Allen with canned goods in front of new storage house her husband built on their farm with FSA (Farm Security Administration) help. Southern Appalachian project, near Barbourville, Knox County, Kentucky 1940

Title: Interior of mountain farmhouse, Appalachian Mountains near Marshall, North Carolina Creator(s): Mydans, Carl, photographer Related Names:     United States. Resettlement Administration. Date Created/Published: 1936 Mar.

Title: Interior of mountain farmhouse, Appalachian Mountains near Marshall, North Carolina
Creator(s): Mydans, Carl, photographer
Related Names:
United States. Resettlement Administration.
Date Created/Published: 1936 Mar.

Title: Interior of mountain farmhouse, Appalachian Mountains near Marshall, North Carolina Creator(s): Mydans, Carl, photographer Related Names:     United States. Resettlement Administration. Date Created/Published: 1936 Mar.

Title: Interior of mountain farmhouse, Appalachian Mountains near Marshall, North Carolina
Creator(s): Mydans, Carl, photographer
Related Names:
United States. Resettlement Administration.
Date Created/Published: 1936 Mar.

Title: Interior of mountain farmhouse, Appalachian Mountains near Marshall, North Carolina Creator(s): Mydans, Carl, photographer Related Names:     United States. Resettlement Administration. Date Created/Published: 1936 Mar.

Title: Interior of mountain farmhouse, Appalachian Mountains near Marshall, North Carolina
Creator(s): Mydans, Carl, photographer
Related Names:
United States. Resettlement Administration.
Date Created/Published: 1936 Mar.

Small coal mining town in impoverished Appalachia, seven family members living in small shack.

Small coal mining town in impoverished Appalachia, seven family members living in small shack. 1953

Title: The Faust family, Anderson County, Tenn. at spinning wheel in front of cabin Date Created/Published: c1910. Medium: 1 photographic print. Summary: Photograph shows people in front of a cabin processing and spinning flax. From right to left: Mary Faust standing next to large walking wheel, an umbrella swift, another woman seated at a spinning wheel with a distaff and a skein winder in front of her, and a man processing flax on a flax break with a counterbalance loom behind him.

Title: The Faust family, Anderson County, Tenn. at spinning wheel in front of cabin
Date Created/Published: c1910.
Medium: 1 photographic print.
Summary: Photograph shows people in front of a cabin processing and spinning flax. From right to left: Mary Faust standing next to large walking wheel, an umbrella swift, another woman seated at a spinning wheel with a distaff and a skein winder in front of her, and a man processing flax on a flax break with a counterbalance loom behind him.

A poverty stricken family in Appalachia 1964

A poverty stricken family in Appalachia 1964

 

Photographs via US Library of Congress