Nov 4, 2008

Coal Miner's Daughter

to locate this image on the American Memory website use search terms COAL MINE DAUGHTER TENNESSEEThe caption accompanying this photo reads: "Daughter of migrant Tennessee coal miner. Living in American River camp near Sacramento, California."

One wonders what became of this person. Were any of her dreams realized?

Taken by Dorothea Lange, 1936.

to locate this image, use search terms: coal, mine, daughter, Tennessee