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Company Town: 1937

Company Town: 1937

February 1937. "Company steel town. Jefferson County, Alabama." The stomping grounds of our namesake Shorpy Higginbotham, killed in a mining accident in 1928. Photo by Arthur Rothstein, Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

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