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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE ALASKA, c. 1920s

Striking Portrait: 1939

Striking Portrait: 1939

"Coal miner during May 1939 strike. Kempton, West Virginia." 4x5 acetate negative by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

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Burnside potbelly stove

I found pictures of Burnside stoves with at least two makers in West Virginia: the Charleston Foundry Co. and the West Virginia Foundry & Stove Co. in Huntington. I've seen the model number on the door as high as 18, but I cannot with any certainty make out the number on this one.

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