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Mountain Music: Appalachian Folk In West Virginia Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Appalachian People, Appalachian Mountains, Mountain Music, Mountain Man, West Virginia History, Vintage Magazine

Mountain Music: Appalachian Folk In West Virginia

The musical fusion of Appalachian folk music in West Virginia can be traced back to a rich oral and storytelling tradition.

London’s Science Museum’s Making Life Worth Living photo exhibition captures the squalor of Britain’s slums Poverty Photography, Documentary Photography, Photography Props, Street Photography, Photography Degree, Photography Journal, Photography Equipment, Photography Business, Digital Photography

Below the poverty line: slum Britain in the 1960s – in pictures

Photographer Nick Hedges travelled from Birmingham slums to Glasgow tenements in the 1960s and 70s to document poverty-stricken Britain. He found families who slept with the lights blazing to keep the rats away, children sleeping on wet floors and mothers cooking over an open fire

Play in a derelict house Balsall Heath, Birmingham 1968 Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Funny Pictures, Black N White, Black White Photos, Derelict House, A Silent Voice, Poor Children

Photos Of Slum Life And Squalor In Birmingham 1969-72 (Volume 2) - Flashbak

Play in a derelict house Balsall Heath, Birmingham 1968

Lewis Hine candid portrait photo of Little Julia tending the baby at home. All the older ones are at the factory. PHOTOGRAPHER / CREDIT: Lewis Hine DATE: February 1911 Vintage Children Photos, Children Images, Vintage Pictures, Poor Children, Old Images, Old Photos, Fotografia Social, Lewis Hine, Colorized Photos

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February 1911. Bayou La Batre, Alabama. Little Julia tending the baby at home. All the older ones are at the factory.

Image detail for -growing up eastern kentucky 1964 The Faces Of Appalachian Poverty Life Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Appalachian People, Appalachian Mountains, Appalachian Trail, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Antique Photos

The War on Poverty in the Pages of LIFE: Appalachia Portraits, 1964

Fifty years after LBJ declared a War on Poverty in America, LIFE presents a series of photos by John Dominis from eastern Kentucky in 1964.

Children on Tenement Stairs - Community Service Society Photographs Vintage Children Photos, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Versace, Vintage Dior, Vintage Vogue, Antique Photos, Vintage Photographs

Children on Tenement Stairs - Community Service Society Photographs

An online presentation of photographs and illustrations from the Community Service Society at Columbia University's Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

In the fall of the influenza pandemic caused cities around the United States to ban public gatherings, including worship services. Chris surveys a variety of Christian responses to the worst public health crisis in American history. Flu Epidemic, Influenza Virus, Digital History, Historical Images, Library Of Congress, World War I, Public Health, Sierra Leone, American History

How the Horrific 1918 Flu Spread Across America

The toll of history’s worst epidemic surpasses all the military deaths in World War I and World War II combined. And it may have begun in the United States

“We Are Literally Slaves”: An Early Twentieth-Century Black Nanny Sets the Record Straight Old Photos, Vintage Photos, American Photo, Black Image, Historical Images, African American History, Black People, Black History, Black And White

“We Are Literally Slaves”: An Early Twentieth-Century Black Nanny Sets the Record Straight

“We Are Literally Slaves”: An Early Twentieth-Century Black Nanny Sets the Record Straight In folklore the black nursemaid was seen as a dutiful, self-sacrificing black woman who loved her white family and its children every bit as much as her own. Yet the popular images of the loyal, contented black nursemaid, or “mammy,” were unfortunately far from the reality for the African-American women who worked in these homes. In 1912 the Independent printed this quasi-autobiographical account of…

First World War, U. sailor and wife during 1918 flu pandemic. Medical History, World History, World War One, First World, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Fosse Commune

WWI U.S. Sailor and Wife during 1918 Flu Pandemic

In this amusing snapshot of a sailor and his wife standing on the steps of a Victorian house, we see that the latest fashion of the day in 1918 was a white surgical mask, and with good reason! I'm guessing that the picture was taken either in California or Florida, as there are palms visible on the left of the photograph. A bicycle is leaning against the piller of the front porch, and a small plant holder crafted of twigs and holding a slip of a Boston fern is hanging to the right of a…