History of Appalachia in Photographs

Appalachia has a long and rich photographic history dating back well over 125 years. Over the course of its work, GFF has collected thousands of photographs of Appalachia. We offer a sample below.

Coal Camps

    

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Child Labor

     

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Underground Mining

    

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Mine Disasters

    

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Environmental Impacts of Mining

    

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Labor Struggles

    

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Early History of the Coalfields

    

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Mine Wars

  

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United Mine Workers

    

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1960s Contour Strip Mining

    

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Mountaintop Removal

    

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Black Lung

    

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Citizen Opposition to Mining and Its Impacts

    

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