UPDATE: The historian Joe Manning has more on the life of Otha Porter Martin here.
October 1908. "Tipple boy at the Turkey Knob coal mine in Macdonald, West Virginia." Says the LOC: "Patron identifies this as her grandfather, Otha Porter Martin, born July 3, 1897." Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine. | Click image for Comments. | Home | Browse All Photos