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Generations: 1938

Generations: 1938

September 1938. "Mother-in-law of unemployed coal miner and his child. Marine, West Virginia." Photo by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

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A very powerful photo

This photo brought tears to my eyes. The grandmother stoically endures her poverty knowing that her grandchild, who she lovingly holds, will no doubt experience the same fate. Very powerful.

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