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How to Use the Images

Inquiry Question

Historical Context



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Photo 2
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Table of

Visual Evidence

Photo 1: Miners' Housing in Scotts Run, West Virginia.

[Photo 1: Miners' Housing in Scotts Run (Cassville), West Virginia] with link to larger version of image.(Library of Congress)

Questions for Photo 1

1) What kinds of buildings can you find in the photo?

2) How many families do you think lived in a Scotts Run house? How can you tell?

3) What challenges do you think the people living here faced? What evidence can you find of a hard life?

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