Company town

Learn about the intriguing concept of company towns and how they shaped communities. Discover the stories and unique characteristics of these towns that are still evident today.
View of Miners' Homes in a Coal Company Town near Logan West Virginia. Appalachian People West Virginia, Appalachian Heritage, Camden Park, Appalachian People, Company Town, West Virginia History, Coal Miners, Harpers Ferry, Country Roads Take Me Home

Original Caption: View of Miners' Homes in a Coal Company Town near Logan West Virginia. Next to the Railroad Tracks. They Are Across the Road From the Mine Supervisors' Homes. The One Story Miner Homes Have Four Rooms While the Supervisor Homes Have Four Rooms on Each of Two Stories. The Physical Separation between the Different Size Houses Was Symbolic of a Caste System of the Past That Now Is Changing. See Picture #13981 for Supervisor Housing 04/1974 U.S. National Archives’ Local…

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