Item no. 28300
West Virginia
Occupation: Mining
Collection: Private

Mount Olive Baptist Church, Stirrat, Logan County, West Virginia

The church is adjacent to the Wheeling Steel Corporation coal preparation plant, on the side of the road of the old highway 119, and was run by African American coal miners. Note the children posing in the foreground.

Image taken from a collection of photographs by Builder Levy of the mines and mining communities of Appalachia.

View the exhibit My Daddy is a Miner for related images.

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