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Lewis Hine traveled across the country capturing the appalling working conditions of child laborers.

These photos of young miners helped curb child labor in the U.S.

Lewis Hine traveled across the country capturing the appalling working conditions of child laborers.

Peter Urban, the only survivor of the mining disaster, 1914, Boone County, West Virginia.  Coal Miner's Photo

Peter Urban, the only survivor of the mining disaster, 1914, Boone County, West Virginia. Coal Miner's Photo

almost haunting Most miners end up with a condition known as Black Lung.

Marble, Colorado , U.S.A.

almost haunting Most miners end up with a condition known as Black Lung.

Appalachian people who boasted of Portuguese ancestry to avoid slavery were actually African descendants

Appalachian people who boasted of Portuguese ancestry to avoid slavery were actually African descendants

Legendary moonshiner Marvin "Popcorn" Sutton, Maggie Valley, North Carolina.

Legendary moonshiner Marvin "Popcorn" Sutton, Maggie Valley, North Carolina.

Carrick and McGregor also travelled to rural parts of Russia where they took pictures of peasants who worked in the fields

The peasants of St Petersburg: Fascinating pictures from the 1800s capture the gritty world of Russia before the Revolution

Carrick and McGregor also travelled to rural parts of Russia where they took pictures of peasants who worked in the fields

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