BUY PRINT    November 1939. "Former tiff miner, now blind, with son. Washington County, Missouri. Photographs show mining and miners of tiff, form of white lead used in paint. A dangerous occupation because tiff mines are never timbered and all mining is done by hand labor from crude holes in ground usually 10 to 15 feet deep." Photo by Arthur Rothstein, Farm Security Administration. | Click image for Comments. | Home | Browse All Photos