Cash for Coal: 1937

Cash for Coal: 1937

Woman and child picking coal from a slag heap, Nanty Glo, Pennsylvania. They are paid ten cents for each 100 pound sack. 1937 Great Depression photo by artist / photographer Ben Shahn for the United States Resettlement Administration. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. Vintage photos provided by LOC. Original Medium: nitrate negative.