Appalachian People

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The Melungeons ) are a mixed-race people in America who live in the Appalachian mountains where Tennessee meets Virginia meets Kentucky. In the French traders said they looked like Moors. We Are The World, People Of The World, African American History, American Indians, Kings & Queens, Indian Family, Le Far West, Interesting History, Before Us
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Melungeons are an obscure tri-racial (white, black, and American Indian) community in Appalachia — Virginia and Tennessee. Melungeons are an obscure tri-racial (white, black, and American Indian) community in Appalachia — Virginia and Tennessee. Native American History, African American History, Native American Indians, We Are The World, People Of The World, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Namaste, Black History Facts

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Melungeons are an obscure tri-racial (white, black, and American Indian) community in Appalachia — Virginia and Tennessee.

Woman Quilting, ca. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA/OWI Collection~~~~~~This is how Grandmother Headrick made her quilts.

Mountain cabin taken by Wayne County, WV photographer Thomas Luther Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Antique Photos, Appalachian People, Appalachian Mountains, Cabana, Old Cabins, Mountain Man
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Mountain cabin taken by Wayne County, WV photographer Thomas Luther. There is no better photo to illustrate the harshness and beauty of mountain life. So many things near and dear to mountaineers are shown in this photo - family, farming, hunting, dogs, and even banjo picking (note the kid behind the barrel of the gun). From Doris Miller Papers, Marshall University Special Collections

Appalachian laborer hands - the beauty of the well worn hands Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Appalachian People, Appalachian Mountains, Appalachian Trail, Show Of Hands, Old Hands, Best Beauty Tips, We Are The World
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Dorothea LANGE :: portraits of Great Depression, ca.

No Known Restrictions: Child in Shack Town by Dorothea Lange, 1936 (LOC)

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Amazing Photos of River Baptisms Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Antique Photos, Appalachian People, Appalachian Mountains, West Virginia History, Old Time Religion, We Are The World
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Appalachia | The Backlog Blog

"Crowded conditions and lack of equipment in schoolhouse, Breathitt County, Kentucky," Photograph by Marion Post Wolcott.

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Sophie Campbell made clay pipes which she sold to people in the Gatlinburg area. Photo by Alan Rhinehart courtesy of NPS Archives Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Time Pictures, Vintage Images, Appalachian People, Appalachian Mountains, Appalachian Trail, Sophie Campbell

Photo Gallery (U.S. National Park Service)

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The Coon Creek Girls were a popular all-girl "string band" in the Appalachian style of folk music (a precursor of country music) which began in the Folk Musik, Appalachian People, Appalachian Mountains, Concert Festival, Jazz, Mountain Music, Barn Dance, Bluegrass Music, Down South

Appalachian History

Appalachian history spanning roughly 1880s to 1950s.

Bill Daniels, a miner, and his two daughters on the front porch of their - History Appalachian People, Appalachian Mountains, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, West Virginia History, Mountain Living, Coal Mining, Women In History
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This is what most non-knitters think knitters look like. I like what she's knitting. Knitting Humor, Knitting Projects, Knitting Patterns, Knitting Club, Knitting Quotes, Vogue Knitting, Knitting Tutorials, Loom Knitting, Free Knitting
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I never saw any woman in my family in Norway follow the kind of patterns we see today – at least here in the U.S. – and by that I refer to the patterns with detailed, line-by-line instr…

Mother and child of agricultural day laborers family encamped near Spiro, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, Photo: Russell Lee.

Working Mom: 1939 high-resolution photo

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Summer wagon trains used to be a common sight in the Southern Appalachian area… Appalachian Mountains, Appalachian People, Us History, American History, Carthage Missouri, Literary Elements, Redwood Forest, Trains, Historia
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Summer wagon trains used to be a common sight in the southern Appalachian area during the late summer months. It was a time for folks to take a week away from work and travel around the countryside near their homes. It is usually a week-long event with the participants camping at night along the way.

You’ve Never Seen These Rare Photos Of The Great Depression - Page 22 Great Depression, Depression Support, Party Rock, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Rare Photos, Iconic Photos, Vintage Pictures, Farmhouse
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Tent Cities in America

Photographs from the Farm Security Administration (FSA) work in the and the American Mining Communities project commissioned by the Dept of Interior in the

Russell Lee - Amber Collection

Photographs from the Farm Security Administration (FSA) work in the 1930s and the American Mining Communities project commissioned by the Dept of Interior in the 1940s.