Pine Mountain Settlement School, Friends and Neighbors Photograph Collection,1913-ca. 1949

Descriptive Summary

Title
Pine Mountain Settlement School, Friends and Neighbors Photograph Collection,1913-ca. 1949
Creator
Pine Mountain Settlement School
Extent
573 items
Subjects
Harlan County, Kentucky -- Community life
Harlan County, Kentucky -- Sorghum-making
Harlan County, Kentucky -- Flax-spinning
Harlan County, Kentucky -- Farming
Harlan County, Kentucky -- Lumber industry
Harlan County, Kentucky -- Mines and mining, coal
Harlan County, Kentucky -- Road construction
Harlan County, Kentucky -- Housing
Harlan County, Kentucky -- Schools, rural
Harlan County, Kentucky -- Folklife
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: staff; machine-readable finding aid created by:M. Plarr
Repository
Berea College

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
These include photographs of Harlan County, Kentucky inhabitants, and their occupations, homes, and activities.
Activities depicted include sorghum making, flax preparation, farming, logging, mining, and the construction of the road over Pine Mountain. Interior and exterior views of some homes and many rural schools are present.