Old America

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A stark and vivid video showing the hard life of Americans in the 19th and 20th Centuries.

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Music: Jim Reeves – Streets of Laredo:

Coal-mines in the United States 1908 to 1935 The american dream Music: Jim Reeves – Streets of Laredo

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Hinny drivers in the BROW mine in Virginia – September 1908

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Drillings in Virginia – October 1908

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3 young horse and hinny drivers in Virginia – 1908 Open flame lamps on their helmet !

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Mine in BARNESVILLE Virginia – 1908

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12 – 13 year old boys

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Kerfmachine met lader in Virginia – september 1908 Haveuse chargeuse en Virginie – septembre 1908 Cutting machine with loader in Vuirginia – Septembe 1908 Kerbmaschine mit Lader in Virginia – September 1908

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Butterfly knot please Ratcatcher – 1908 Blacksmith – 1910

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Young greaser in the DORA JEFFERSON mine in Alabama – 1910

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The young greaser was 14 years old an his name was Shorpy Higginbotham

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Young pusher Alabama 1910

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Coal recollection on a terril

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Rescuer with oxygen mask from Dräger (still existing company) Pennsylvania Pennsylvanie 1910

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Travelling prisoners who repaired the roads North Carolina – 1910

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Children – coal sorters in Pennsylvania – 1911

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Horse driver Pennsylvania – 1911

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Group of young miners Pennsylvania – 1911

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Horse and locomotive with compressed air next to each other Pennsylvania – 1911

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Young horse drivers Virginia – 1911 Young trapper Virginia – 1911

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Responsible for the aeration gate Pennsylvania – 1911

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Let’s work

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Everybody has his messtin. The men with a stick are coal-trolley brakers. Many wear gloves, a surprising safety measure for that time (1911)

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Coal sieving Pennsylvania – 1911 The boys ate sitting straight above the coal conveyor belts. In spite of the spraytubes (visible on the photo), there seems to be quite some dust (visible neat the windows).

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Miner Kentuky – October 1935

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Miscellaneous old photos from the United States

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Car accident in 1912

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Tarzan: Johnny Weissmuller - 1922

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Miss Beach 1922

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Miss Beach 1928. Miss France is also present.

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1936 Yes the potato sack cloth was already quite the thing!

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Emigrant women with 7 children 1936

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This girl is 12 years old Tennessee 1936

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Camping car Tennessee 1936

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Doctor’s call Oregon 1939

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On the dole - 1939

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Remittance of a ration booklet 1943

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