Mohegan, W.V.

1-west-virginia-1938-mpwolcott-library-of-congress Gate and fence in coal miner’s front yard, Mohegan, West Virginia, September 1938, by Marion Post Wolcott, via Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Mohegan was a coal mining community or “camp” of McDowell County. It was abandoned in the 1940s.

The Sunday porch: airing the quilts

I’m afraid I have a bad cold, so today’s porch is a repeat from August 2012. 

“Typical farmhouse, spring housecleaning, homemade quilts and bedding in sun. Coffee County, Alabama.” Photos taken April 1939 by Marion Post Wolcott.

Via Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black and White Negatives Collection, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.